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- Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
This book presents the first large-scale study of lobbying strategies and outcomes in the United States and the European Union, two of the most powerful political systems in the world. Every day, tens of thousands of lobbyists in Washington and Brussels are working to protect and promote their interests in the policymaking process. Policies emanating... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 19.99
A provocative, inspiring account of our neglected American ideals and the people who are living them today--and restoring our nation's dream Patriotism has become a loaded word: one that is wielded against people with whom we might disagree, or whose cultural origins don't match our own. But our founding fathers--Washington, Jefferson,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00
Why did Britain's economic policy revolution in the 1960s achieve so little? Drawing on the latest political science theories of policy networks and policy learning, Hugh Pemberton outlines a new model of economic policy making and then uses it to interrogate recently-released government documents. In explaining both the radical shift in policy and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 34.99
The presidency of Barack Obama seeks major transformation of American politics and policy. This new collection, edited by Steven E. Schier, examines the unusual combination of risk and ambition in Obama's presidency concerning popular politics, Washington politics, and economic and foreign policy. It also places the Obama presidency in historical... more...
- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 174.99 US$ 150.49
This book i sone of two volumes in which leading scholars examine the way in which EU member states co-ordinate their European policies. Eschewing the 'Europeanisation' problematic within which the issue is usually adressed, this book adopts a broader, more inclusive approach. It examines domestic processes and investigates co-ordination in ten member... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Der Regierungswechsel 1998 in Deutschland beendete nicht nur die 16-jährige Kanzlerschaft Helmut Kohls, er leitete auch einen Paradigmenwechsel in der nationalen Kulturpolitik ein. Kanzler Gerhard Schröder ernannte den Journalisten und Verleger Michael Naumann zum ersten Kulturstaatsminister der Bundesrepublik - ein Amt, das eigens für ihn geschaffen... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 104.99
This volume provides a broad overview of recent higher education policy in a variety of countries, both developed and developing, around the world. Using interdisciplinary methods and analysis, it focuses on how diminishing governmental resources and expanding market forces influence higher education policy in different countries in terms of access,... more...
- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 3.99
In the waning days of the Bush administration, the Cato Institute published Gene Healy?s The Cult of the Presidency: America?s Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power , which argued that the demands we place on the presidency have turned it into a constitutional monstrosity: too powerful to be trusted, and too weak to fulfill all the demands we invest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Think tanks are proliferating. Although they are outside of government, many of these policy research institutes are perceived to influence political thinking and public policy. This book develops ideas about policy networks, epistemic communities and policy learning in relation to think tanks. more...