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  • Policy Expertise in Contemporary Democraciesby Stephen Brooks; Dorota Stasiak

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the world of Wikipedia, blogging and citizen journalism where huge masses of information and the capability to disseminate opinions, thoughts and ideas is available at the click of a mouse what is the role and impact of political experts? The contributors to this insightful and original volume argue that across the western world in general, the... more...

  • New Constitutionalism in Latin Americaby Almut Schilling-Vacaflor; Detlef Nolte

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Latin America has a long tradition of constitutional reform. Since the democratic transitions of the 1980s, most countries have amended their constitutions at least once, and some have even undergone constitutional reform several times. The global phenomenon of a new constitutionalism, with enhanced rights provisions, finds expression in the region,... more...

  • European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internetby Manuela Caiani; Linda Parenti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    How do right-wing extremist organizations throughout the world use the Internet as a tool for communication and recruitment? What is its role in identity-building within radical right-wing groups and how do they use the Internet to set their agenda, build contacts, spread their ideology and encourage mobilization? This important contribution to the... more...

  • How the EU Really Worksby Olivier Costa; Nathalie Brack

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The European Union is facing a profound crisis and is confronted with multiple challenges. Over the last two decades, it has experienced a series of dramatic changes to its powers, its institutional design, its constitutional framework and its borders. At the same time, the uneasy relationship between European citizens and elites has complicated both... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Polisby Inga Narbutaité Aflaki; Evangelia Petridou

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Dynamics of entrepreneurship have attracted growing attention from scholars of political science, policy studies, public administration and planning, as well as more recently, from the realms of international relations and foreign policy analysis. Under the banner of political entrepreneurship, this volume considers and maps out conceptual approaches... more...

  • Parties, Elections and Electoral Contestsby Marc Guinjoan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    According to the Duvergerian theories, in the long run, only viable parties are expected to stand for elections. Non-viable parties should join a pre-electoral coalition with another party or withdraw from competition entirely. Why then do non-viable political parties throughout the world systematically continue presenting candidates? This book responds... more...

  • Living with HIV and Dying with AIDSby Lesley Doyal

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    There is now a vast literature on HIV and AIDS but much of it is based on traditional biomedical or epidemiological approaches. Hence it tells us very little about the experiences of the millions of people whose living and dying constitute the reality of this devastating pandemic. Doyal brings together findings from a wide range of empirical studies... more...

  • Debating the End of Yugoslaviaby Florian Bieber; Armina Galija?

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Countries rarely disappear off the map. In the 20th century, only a few countries shared this fate with Yugoslavia. The dissolution of Yugoslavia led to the largest war in Europe since 1945, massive human rights violations and over 100,000 victims. Debating the End of Yugoslavia is less an attempt to re-write the dissolution of Yugoslavia, or to provide... more...

  • Inequality and Violenceby Anna Cornelia Beyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    With Theory of International Politics Kenneth Waltz established Neo-realism as a major school of thought in IR, which still remains a dominant approach within the discipline in the Anglo-American world and beyond. Man, the State and War - his first contribution to the debate in IR and the predecessor to Theory of International Politics - received praise... more...

  • Institutionalizing Agonistic Democracyby Ed Wingenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The first book length study of agonism as a mature account of democratic politics, Institutionalizing Agonistic Democracy provides a lucid overview of agonistic democratic theories and demonstrates the viability of this approach for institutional politics. Situating agonistic democracy within and against debates about radical democracy, foundationalism,... more...