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- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 30.00
Using gentle humor, some 450 visuals, and debate drawn from actual legislative events, the late U.S. Congressman G. V. ?Sonny? Montgomery helps readers relive the Montgomery GI Bill?s 1987 enactment, while learning each step of the way. Across the Aisle ?s extensive illustrative material brings the legislative process alive, as readers travel the... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book shows that the decline of parties as membership organizations does not necessarily mean that parties have decayed as channels for representation in democracies. Possible explanations can be found in party competition for votes and in other aspects of party organizations. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book analyzes the variation of power distribution between presidents and prime ministers in semi-presidential regimes. Through selected case studies, it exposes the necessity to understand power variation in a configurative perspective and to further consider contextual factors. more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 9.49
Machiavelli almost succeeded in removing morality from European politics and, indeed, since his day it has sometimes been assumed that morality and politics are separate. Ryder argues that the time has come for public policies to be seen to be based upon moral objectives. Politicians should be expected routinely to justify their policies with open... more...
- Humanix Books 2016; US$ 26.99
From the time he arrived on the political scene in 1964 throughout his presidency and beyond, Ronald Reagan used his speeches to inspire and reinvigorate America. When he spoke, Reagan, said, he was preaching a sermon.? The American people saw his vision of America and his dreams for the future and they overwhelmingly responded; he was re-elected... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 15.99
This revised edition includes and examination of the recent presidential and parliamentary elections and their effects on Putin's leadership and Russia. Praise for the previous edition: "Out of her blunt, often acerbic, account come shrewd insights into Putin's transformation from an implausible, contrived successor into a dominator unchallenged... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.99
New presidents have no honeymoon when it comes to foreign policy. Less than three months into his presidency, for example, John F. Kennedy authorized the disastrous effort to overthrow Fidel Castro at the Bay of Pigs. More recently, George W. Bush had been in office for less than eight months when he was faced with the attacks of September 11. How... more...
- Counterpoint 2016; US$ 25.99
Why Americans have never elected a woman president, how we changed to make it possible, and why it matters. From Hollywood to the halls of Congress, a lively conversation about women?s leadership, equal pay, and family-work balance is underway. On the cusp of a historic breakthroughthe potential election of America?s first woman presidentNancy... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 23.99
Offering an insightful analysis of North Carolina political trends and personalities, Paul Luebke moves beyond the usual labels of Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal. In Tar Heel Politics 2000 , he argues that North Carolina's real political battle is between two factions of the state's political and economic elite: modernizers and... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Democratic leaders around the world are finding it increasingly difficult to exercise strong leadership and maintain public support. However, there is nowhere that this has proven to be as challenging of a task as Japan, which has seen its top leaders change more often over the past 25 years than any other major country in the world. The current prime... more...