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- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
In The Gingrich Senators, noted political scientist Sean Theriault documents how former House members, who learned politics at the knee of Newt Gingrich, have been behind the transformation of the U.S. Senate from the venerated chamber of the 1950s into the partisan battleground that is regularly the scorn of even the senators themselves. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 154.99
Legislatures are arguably the most important political institution in modern democracies. The Oxford Handbook of Legislative Studies, written by some of the most distinguished legislative scholars in political science, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description and critical assessment of the state of the art in this key area. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 97.99
Based on interviews with members of over 70 parliamentary assemblies Representing the People explores how members of parliament perceive their role as representatives, and shows that the way in which they represent depends very much on the party to which they belong. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 84.99
Institutional Design and Party Government in Post-Communist Europe examines the institutional foundations of coalition government in the 10 post-communist democracies of Eastern and Central Europe, arguing that differences in the arrangement of political institutions systematically explain variations in patterns of multi-party government more...
- Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 28.99
This book looks at how the British Labour Party came to terms with the 1960's 'cultural revolution', specifically changes to: the class structure, place of women, black immigration, the generation gap and calls for direct political participation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
Political parties have only recently become a subject of investigation in normative political theory. Parties have traditionally been studied by political scientists in their organizational features and in relation to the analysis of related topics such as party systems and electoral systems. Little attention, however, was paid until recently to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
Both in Greece in 2012 and Italy in 2013, it took two elections to form a government. A repeat parliamentary contest was required in Greece and the unprecedented re-election of the outgoing President of the Republic in Italy before a cabinet could be formed. Against a background of economic crisis and national austerity, both countries experienced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
Roughly sixty-five years ago, a group of political scientists operating as the "Committee on Political Parties" of the American Political Association thought long and hard about whether the American parties were adequately serving their democracy, and made specific recommendations for improvements. Comparing the parties of this country to those of... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 0.00
A free eBook that asks hard questions about why politics once worked, and how today?s politics do not. What if idealistic reform itself is a culprit? In Political Realism , Jonathan Rauch argues that well-meaning efforts to stem corruption and increase participation have stripped political leaders and organizations of the tools they need to forge... more...