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  • When America Liked Ikeby Gary A. Donaldson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    In this book, Gary Donaldson argues that the 1952 presidential election, which exposed deep internal divisions on the left and the right, set the stage for the current U.S. political landscape. This book will prove an invaluable resource to readers, students, and scholars interested in rooting out the origins of our contemporary political landscape,... more...

  • Die Bedeutung politischer Themen im Wahlkampfby Sünje Paasch-Colberg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 36.95

    Sünje Paasch-Colberg untersucht den Stellenwert medialer Thematisierungseffekte für die Wahlentscheidung und verschränkt kommunikationswissenschaftliche Medienwirkungs- und politikwissenschaftliche Wahlforschung stärker miteinander als bisher. Ansatzpunkte sind der Agenda Setting- und Priming-Ansatz sowie die großen theoretischen Strömungen der Wahlforschung... more...

  • Hong Kong in the Shadow of Chinaby Richard C. Bush

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    A close-up look at the struggle for democracy in Hong Kong. Hong Kong in the Shadow of China is a reflection on the recent political turmoil in Hong Kong during which the Chinese government insisted on gradual movement toward electoral democracy and hundreds of thousands of protesters occupied major thoroughfares to push for full democracy. Fueling... more...

  • The Populist Radical Rightby Cas Mudde

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western democracies. It has a broad regional and topical focus and... more...

  • A Young Woman on Her Ownby Carl Bernstein

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Selection   From the definitive, humanizing biography of one of the most powerful and widely misunderstood women of our time: Hillary Rodham Clinton. Pulitzer Prize?winning reporter Carl Bernstein sheds light on Hillary?s political development during her four years as an impressionable but fierce undergraduate at Wellesley.   In... more...

  • The Best Democracy Money Can Buyby Greg Palast; Ted Rall; Robert F. Jr. Kennedy

    Seven Stories Press 2016; US$ 12.99

    A close presidential election in November could well come down to contested states or even districts--an election decided by vote theft? It could happen this year. Based on Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s investigative reporting for Rolling Stone and BBC television plus new reporting by Palast for the new edition?a portion of which will be... more...

  • Mehrheitswahlsystemeby Jens Walther

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 32.32

    Jens Walther analysiert, unter welchem Mehrheitswahlsystem die Vermittlung demokratischer Legitimität besser gewährleistet wird: dem absoluten oder dem relativen Mehrheitswahlsystem. In Anbetracht divergierender Einschätzungen des Gesetzgebers und der Rechtsprechung des nordrhein-westfälischen Verfassungsgerichtshofs werden die Auswirkungen der absoluten... more...

  • Where Bernie Went Wrongby Hunter Lewis

    Axios Press 2016; US$ 7.99

    When self-described ?socialist? Bernie Sanders ran for president, a 73-year-old reached out to the young to mount a ?revolution? against the existing political and economic establishment. Would Sanders?s program work?  Where Bernie Went Wrong considers this question and concludes that while Sanders is right in calling for a revolution against today?s... more...

  • Political Leadership and Charismaby Michael Brecher

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 113.66

    This book is unique in illuminating and comparing the charismatic role of two political leaders, Jawaharlal Nehru and David Ben-Gurion, along with assessments of many other 20th century political leaders. Its aim is to enrich our knowledge of an important dimension of global politics: charismatic leadership. The central role of political leaders in... more...

  • Beyond Ethnic Politics in Africaby Dominika Koter

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    Focussing on Sub-Saharan Africa, Dominika Koter analyses why ethnic politics emerge in some ethnically diverse societies, but not in others. more...