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Political institutions and public administration

  • Govern Like Usby M. A. Thomas

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 44.99

    In the poorest countries, such as Afghanistan, Haiti, and Mali, the United States has struggled to work with governments whose corruption and lack of capacity are increasingly seen to be the cause of instability and poverty. The development and security communities call for “good governance? to improve the rule of law, democratic accountability, and... more...

  • Volume Two. Labour Party General Election Manifestos 1900-1997by Dennis Kavanagh; Iain Dale; Iain Dale Nfa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This volume brings together for the first time the British Labour Political Party General Election Manifestos, dating back to 1900, and including the most recent General Election manifesto of 1997. The project provides an indispensible source of data about the Labour Party's political ideologies and policy positions, as well as charting their changes... more...

  • Men Who Made Labourby Alan Haworth; Dianne Hayter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.00

    Celebrating the centenary of the Parliamentary Labour Party, this fascinating book commemorates the twenty-nine founding Labour MPs elected in 1906, including Labour?s first Prime Minister, first Chancellor of the Exchequer, first Minister of Labour, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. With a foreword by Tony Blair, Men Who Made Labour focuses on... more...

  • Environmental Policyby Norman J. Vig; Michael E. Kraft

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 62.00

    Authoritative and trusted, Environmental Policy convenes top scholars to evaluate the impact of past environmental policy while anticipating its future implications, helping students decipher the underlying trends, institutional constraints, and policy dilemmas that shape environmental politics. In the Ninth Edition , editors Norman Vig and Michael... more...

  • Vom lokalen Korporatismus zum europaweiten Wohlfahrtsmarktby Tim Eyßell

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Tim Eyßell analysiert die Governance der kommunalen Sozialpolitik am Beispiel von Kommunen, die im Rahmen des Ausbaus der sozialen Dienste, wie aktuell der Kindertagesbetreuung, auf unterschiedliche Weise Träger für neu zu gründende Einrichtungen suchen. Abhängig von örtlichen Traditionen und aktuellen Machtverteilungen variiert die Art der Trägerwahl... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutionsby Jennifer Gandhi; Rubén Ruiz-Rufino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions (HCPI) is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to our accumulated knowledge and the cutting edge of scholarship about political institutions in the comparative context. It differs from existing handbooks in that it focuses squarely on institutions but also discusses how they... more...

  • Ethnicity, Democracy and Citizenship in Africaby Samantha Balaton-Chrimes

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This book explores two kinds of citizenship deficits: those experienced by the Nubians in Kenya and, more centrally, those which represent the limits of citizenship theories. The author argues for an understanding of citizenship as made up of multiple component parts: status, rights and membership, which are often disaggregated through time, across... more...

  • China's Futuresby Daniel Lynch

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Daniel C. Lynch is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California. He is the author of After the Propaganda State: Media, Politics, and "Thought Work" in Reformed China (SUP 1999) and Rising China and Asian Democratization: Socialization to "Global Culture" in the Political Transformations of Thailand, China,... more...

  • They Know Everything About Youby Robert Scheer

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    They Know Everything About You is a groundbreaking exposé of how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and a fierce defense of privacy and democracy. The revelation that the government has access to a vast trove of personal online data demonstrates that we already live in a surveillance society.... more...

  • Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative Viewby David M. Olson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This text summarizes the research on, and experiences of, democratic legislatures around the world. It focuses on what legislatures are and what they do - as both consequence of and contributor to democratic self-government. more...