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  • The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Governmentby Donald P. Haider-Markel

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29

    The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government covers the main areas of study in subnational politics by exploring the central contributions to the comparative study of institutions, behaviour, and policy in the American context. more...

  • Justice Rehnquist and the Constitutionby Sue Davis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.95 US$ 30.36

    This analysis of the decision making of William H. Rehnquist from the beginning of his tenure as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1971 until he was nominated to be Chief Justice in 1986 presents a refreshing new perspective on the Burger Court's most conservative member. The common assessment of Rehnquist's career on the... more...

  • Reagan and the Statesby Richard P. Nathan; Fred C. Doolittle

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.99 US$ 30.39

    Here is the most thorough study to date on the impact of Ronald Reagan's policies on the states, especially the outcomes of his well-known budget cuts. A treasure trove of information that will be essential for interpretations of the Reagan presidency. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...

  • Who Governs Britain?by Anthony King

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 12.68

    The British system has been radically transformed in recent decades, far more than most of us realise. As acclaimed political scientist and bestselling author Anthony King shows, this transformation lies at the heart of British politics today. Imagining - or pretending - that the British political system and Britain's place in the world have not greatly... more...

  • Presidential Spending Powerby Louis Fisher

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 53.00 US$ 42.40

    Each year billions of dollars are diverted by the President and his assistants from the purposes for which Congress intended them. Billions more are used in confidential and covert ways, without the knowledge of Congress and the public. Here is the first account of how this money is actually spent. Louis Fisher writes: "When it comes to the administration... more...

  • The Europeanisation of Whitehallby Simon Bulmer; Martin Burch

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    What has been the impact of the EU on UK central government? This book explores the 'Europeanisation' of the work of civil servants and ministers and how they engage with the EU. Drawing on fresh empirical evidence, the volume offers the first comprehensive analysis of the spreading impact of European integration across government. The study is placed... more...

  • The Dynamics of Bureaucracy in the US Governmentby Samuel Workman

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 82.00 US$ 67.24

    This book assesses the influence of bureaucracy in American politics. more...

  • The Elections of 2008by Michael Nelson

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 32.00

    President Obama comes into office on a wave of history?the first African-American President, recipient of more votes than any other candidate in American history, and among the youngest to hold the office. His election is the extraordinary final act of a dramatic election season, which saw Democrats further strengthen their majorities in Congress... more...

  • Sixteen for '16by Salvatore J. Babones

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 14.00

    Sixteen for '16 offers a new agenda for the 2016 US election crafted around sixteen core principles from securing jobs to saving the Earth. It is a manifesto which makes the argument for each of these positions, clearly, concisely, and supported by hard data. Its progressive agenda charts a realistic path toward a better tomorrow. more...

  • The Rights Retained by the Peopleby Randy E. Barnett

    University Publishing Association 1993; US$ 84.99

    Volume II of The Rights Retained by the People explores how the Ninth Amendment affects the proper way of interpreting the Constitution as a whole. Contributors: Sotirios A. Barber, Michael W. McConnell, Sanford Levinson, Stephen Macedo, Andrzej Rapacznski, Thomas C. Grey, Lawrence G. Sager, Morris S. Arnold, Earl M. Maltz, Susanna Sherry, Calvin... more...