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  • How Power Changes Handsby Professor Paul 't Hart; Dr John Uhr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    How can we strengthen the capacity of governments and parties to manage arrivals and departures at the top? Democracy requires reliable processes for the transfer of power from one generation of leaders to the next. This book introduces new analytical frameworks and presents the latest empirical evidence from comparative political research. more...

  • The Revival of British Liberalismby Dr Tudor Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    An historical study of British Liberal thought in the post-1945 period. This book examines the development of Liberal ideas in the writings of Liberal politicians and thinkers, and in the policies of the Liberal party and the Liberal Democrats. The book draws on interviews with some of the leading protagonists in the debates explored. more...

  • African Parliamentary Reformby Frederick Stapenhurst; Rasheed Draman; Andrew Imlach; Alexander Hamilton; Cindy Kroon

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.00

    This book presents recent reforms in selected African parliaments ? Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Benin, Zambia, Ethiopia, Liberia and Nigeria. It also presents cross-cutting innovations by African parliaments ? in fighting corruption, in providing development to constituents and in combatting climate change. more...

  • The Measurement of Voting Powerby Dan S. Felsenthal; Moshe Machover

    Edward Elgar Publishing 1998; US$ 40.00

    This work measures a priori voting power in social choice theory, presenting a systematic and critical examination of a priori voting, and analyzing the foundations and methodological assumptions underlying the theory. At the same time, it presents case study examples. more...

  • Spending Without Taxationby Gene Park

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 55.00

    Governments confront difficult political choices when they must determine how to balance their spending. But what would happen if a government found a means of spending without taxation? In this book, Gene Park demonstrates how the Japanese government established and mobilized an enormous off-budget spending system, the Fiscal Investment Loan Program... more...

  • Japan's Quest for a Permanent Security-Council Seatby Reinhard Drifte

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 184.00

    Japan has consistently been pursuing the goal of a permanent UN Security Council seat for 30 years. The book investigates the motives for this ambition, and how it has been pursued domestically and internationally. It is therefore a study of the inner workings of the Japanese Foreign Ministry as well as of the country's underdeveloped multinational... more...

  • Parliamentary Democracyby Klaus von Beyme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00

    Parliamentary Democracy provides a comparative study of the parliamentary regimes since 1789. The book covers the road to parliamentarization of former constitutional monarchies and the creation of parliamentary regimes by exercising the constitution-making power of the people. What has been called democratization in most of the 'transitology' literature... more...

  • Southeast Asian Affairs 2010by Daljit Singh

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 65.90

    Founded in 1974, Southeast Asian Affairs provides, without fear or favour, informed and in-depth annual analyses of this vibrant region and its component countries. It is the only publication which does this and is in its own class without peers. It is a mandatory reference and read for those seriously interested in knowing Southeast Asia. – Professor... more...

  • Revolving Gridlockby David W. Brady; Craig Volden

    Westview Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    Despite the early prospects for bipartisan unity on terrorism initiatives, government gridlock continues on most major issues in the wake of the 2004 elections. In this fully revised edition, political scientists David W. Brady and Craig Volden demonstrate that gridlock is not a product of divided government, party politics, or any of the usual scapegoats.... more...

  • Joining Handsby Roger S. Gottlieb

    Westview Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    Goes beyond the church-versus-state debate to argue that religious belief and spiritual practice are integral to the politics of social change; and that political insights and activism are essential to authentic religious life. more...