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Practical Politics

  • Women Presidents of Latin Americaby Farida Jalalzai

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Women are gaining ground as presidents of Latin America. Women leaders in presidential systems (particularly women directly elected by the public) were generally limited to daughters and wives of male executives or opposition leaders. With the election of Michelle Bachelet in Chile, these traditional patterns appeared to be shifting. This book asks:... more...

  • EU Coordination in International Institutionsby Peter Debaere

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book examines the European Union (EU) coordination of the G7, G8 and G20 (Gx). The author comprehensively maps out the different coordination processes for each Gx forum and assesses the procedures used, the actors involved as well as the evolution of the Gx forum over time. more...

  • EU Coordination in International Institutionsby Peter Debaere

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book examines the European Union (EU) coordination of the G7, G8 and G20 (Gx). The author comprehensively maps out the different coordination processes for each Gx forum and assesses the procedures used, the actors involved as well as the evolution of the Gx forum over time. more...

  • The Evolution of Intermediary Institutions in Europeby Eva Hartmann; Poul F Kjaer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book investigates the consecutive shifts between three types of intermediary institutions in the European context: Corporatist, Neo-corporatist and Governance institutions. It does so by combining insights from European Political Economy; European Integration and governance studies; and, socio-legal studies in the European context. more...

  • The Evolution of Intermediary Institutions in Europeby Eva Hartmann; Poul F Kjaer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book investigates the consecutive shifts between three types of intermediary institutions in the European context: Corporatist, Neo-corporatist and Governance institutions. It does so by combining insights from European Political Economy; European Integration and governance studies; and, socio-legal studies in the European context. more...

  • The European Commission, Expert Groups, and the Policy Processby Julia Metz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book challenges the assumption that policy makers' work with advisory committees is emblematic of technocratic governance. Analyzing how and why the European Commission uses expert groups in the policy process, it shows that experts not only solve technical problems, but also function as political devices and negotiators in modern governance.... more...

  • The European Commission, Expert Groups, and the Policy Processby Julia Metz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book challenges the assumption that policy makers' work with advisory committees is emblematic of technocratic governance. Analyzing how and why the European Commission uses expert groups in the policy process, it shows that experts not only solve technical problems, but also function as political devices and negotiators in modern governance.... more...

  • The Election A-Zby Nicholas Jones

    Urbane Publications Limited 2015; Not Available

    For his fifth general election book, Nicholas Jones presents a personal A-Z of election highlights and insights from fifty years of political reporting. Jones was a parliamentary and political reporter for The Times in the late 1960s and joined the BBC in the mid-1970s where he was an industrial and political correspondent for thirty years. In his... more...

  • 5 Steps to a 5 AP US Government & Politics 2016, Cross-Platform Editionby Pamela Lamb

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 29.95

    A 5-step program for success on the AP U.S. Government & Politics exam. The unique Cross-Platform format enables you to study the entire program in print, online, or on a mobile device. 5 Steps to a 5: AP U.S. Government & Politics will guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need... 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...