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  • 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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 194.00

    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...

  • The State as Cultural Practiceby Mark Bevir; R. A. W. Rhodes

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49

    The State as Cultural Practice offers an original theory of the state. In place of the institutional state, Bevir and Rhodes argue for 'the stateless state', or for a focus on the contingent beliefs and practices of individuals. In short, they put the people back into the study of the state. more...

  • Parliamentary Democracyby Klaus von Beyme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    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...

  • Ruling Myanmarby Nick Cheesman; Monique Skidmore; Trevor Wilson

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2011; US$ 59.90

    November 2010 sees the first elections in Myanmar/Burma since 1990, to be held as the culmination of the military regime’s 'Road Map for Democracy' The conditions under which the elections are being held are far from favourable, although the laws and procedures under which they will be conducted have been in place for seven months and... more...

  • Deepening Democracy in Indonesia?by Maribeth Erb; Priyambudi Sulistiyanto

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 89.90

    Since the fall of long-reigning President Soeharto, in 1998, Indonesia has been in an era of transition, away from an authoritarian regime, and on a “quest for democracy”. This quest started with decentralization laws implemented in 2001, which gave greater autonomy to the regions, and continued with the direct elections for the national... 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...

  • The Challenge of the American Presidencyby Philip Abbott

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 104.99

    According to Niccolò Machiavelli, leaders must always be prepared for change, even in violent and dramatic forms, in order to retain some control of their fate. This incisive text applies the Machiavellian philosophy to each American president, who must learn how to adapt to these changes and/or alter them in order to excel, or even to survive,... more...

  • The American Congressby Steven S. Smith; Jason M. Roberts; Ryan J. Vander Wielen

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 60.00

    The American Congress provides the most up-to-date treatment of congressional politics available in an undergraduate text. more...

  • Spoiled Rottenby Jay Cost

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 17.99

    A popular columnist for The Weekly Standard , conservative journalist Jay Cost now offers a lively, candid, diligently researched revisionist history of the Democratic Party. In Spoiled Rotten , Cost reveals that the national political organization, first formed by Andrew Jackson in 1824, that has always prided itself as the party of the poor, the... more...