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  • New Challenges for Stateless Nationalist and Regionalist Partiesby Eve Hepburn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Throughout Europe, stateless nationalist and regionalist parties have moved from ?niche? actors in party systems to mainstream political players. No longer the ?outsider? in party politics, these parties have successfully entered government at the regional and state levels and many have been responsible for pushing the agenda for radical constitutional... more...

  • Ceremony and Ritual in Parliamentby Shirin M. Rai

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the marginalised groups especially women and members of ethnic minorities... more...

  • Gender, Race, and Office Holding in the United Statesby Becki Scola

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Over the past several decades, the number of women elected to higher office in the United States has grown substantially. However, when the electoral gains of women are considered on a state-by-state basis, there are observable variations in the rate by state at which women are elected to state legislative office. Scholars have noted an additional... more...

  • Politika 13by Elisabeth Alber; Hermann Atz; Siegfried Baur; Francesco Comina; Luca Fazzi; Philipp Frener; Markus Goller; Karl Gudauner; Karl Hinterwaldner; Judith Innerhofer; Martin Kobl; Marco Mondini; Ilaria Riccioni; Georg Schedereit; Martina Trettel; Patrizia Volgger; Günther Pallaver

    Edition Raetia 2013; US$ 14.19

    Die fünfte Ausgabe von Politika, des Südtiroler Jahrbuchs für Politik, beschäftigt sich in ihren beiden Schwerpunkten mit dem im öffentlichen Diskurs immer wieder thematisierten "Unbehagen" der italienischen Bevölkerung in Südtirol sowie mit den in den letzten Jahren sich häufenden politischen Skandalen. "Disagio" nennt sich der... more...

  • Transforming Brazilby Rafael R. Ioris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In this book, Rafael R. Ioris critically revisits the postwar context in Brazil to reexamine traditional questions and notions pertaining to the nature of Latin America?s political culture and institutions. It was in this period that the region lived some of its most intense and successful experiences of fast economic growth, which was paradoxically... more...

  • Federal Policymaking and the Poorby Michael J. Rich

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 59.50

    Do federal, state, and local governments differ in their responsiveness to the needs of the poorest citizens? Are policy outcomes different when federal officials have greater influence regarding the use of federal program funds? To answer such questions, Michael Rich examines to what extent benefits of federal programs actually reach needy people,... more...

  • The Autumn of Dictatorshipby Samer Soliman

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    The Egyptian protests in early 2011 took many by surprise. In the days immediately following, commentators wondered openly over the changing situation across the Middle East. But protest is nothing new to Egypt, and labor activism and political activism, most notably the Kifaya (Enough) movement, have increased dramatically over recent years. In hindsight,... more...

  • Central Debates in British Politicsby John Benyon; David Denver; Justin Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Central Debates in British Politics focuses on British politics in a changing social, economic and institutional context. The book explores issues and debates using a variety of approaches and techniques. It is written and edited by a team of leading experts who analyse key issues in a highly structured and thematic manner.   more...

  • Scandalby Lanny Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    The former Special Counsel to President Clinton exposes the roots of today's scandal culture more...

  • How to Hack a Party Lineby Sara Miles

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 8.99

    The gripping story of the emergence of a powerful new force in American politics How to Hack the Party Line is the first book to explain the political significance of the high-technology industry, and to show the birth of a relationship between the new millionaires of the Information Age and power-hungry Washington insiders that will shape the... more...