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  • 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 US$ 49.20

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

  • Servants of the Peopleby Andrew Rawnsley

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 18.32

    'Downing Street is said to be 'furious' at this book - and it is easy to understand why. It is the first meticulous chronicle of all that has happened since that bright May Day three years ago which first brought the Blair government to office' Anthony Howard, Sunday Times 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...

  • Chris Christieby Bob Ingle; Michael G. Symons

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has become a national Republican Party figure, famous for his blunt public statements, his willingness to confront powerful special interests, and his determination to change the ingrown, corrupt, backroom political culture of New Jersey. In just two years as governor, Christie has moved aggressively to reduce the... more...

  • Democracy in Europeby Larry Siedentop

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.09

    If the European Union applied to become a member of the European Union it would be rejected as undemocratic. Can the European Union foster greater democracy in Europe, and so protect the dispersal of power, personal freedom and the rule of law? Willit improve our shared lives and increase sense of being useful citizens? Rejecting both nostalgia for... more...

  • Think-Tanks, Social Democracy and Social Policyby Hartwig Pautz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    An analysis of think-tanks in Britain and Germany and their role in the re-making of the British Labour party and Germany's Social Democrats as 'Third Way' parties. The part that think-tanks played in the creation of the the 'workfare state' in the 1990s and 2000s is also explored in this book. more...