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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
This volume deftly undertakes both a theoretical deconstruction of the concept of civil society (and related themes, including civility) and an empirical analysis of the radicalization process in Southern Nigeria . more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 37.99
HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE... BANKING? DRUG REGULATION? NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT? PROSTITUTION? PENSIONS? It's no secret that a myriad of long-term problems facing our society are not effectively dealt with by our current system of government; indeed, many are simply set aside and disappear completely from the short-term political agenda. Why? Because... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 24.00
An examination of the US electoral process, providing an integrated account of the 2000 campaign. more...
The 2000 Presidential Election in the South: Partisanship and Southern Party Systems in the 21st Century.ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 84.00
This volume is the fifth in a series of analyses of elections in the South beginning with the 1984 general elections and continuing in 1988, 1992, and 1996. While the presidential election has been the focus, other important aspects of contemporary Southern electoral politics have also been examined, including congressional and state elections as... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 50.00
The 2004 election of the European Parliament marks something of a defining point in the history of European integration. The 2004 elections seemed simultaneously mundane and an accepted feature of a sui generis system, now accepted as a polity in its own right, that a quarter of a century ago had seen politicians fiercely disputing the wisdom and desirability... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of British Intelligence offers insight into the history and operations of British Intelligence through its more than 1,800 entries, covering a vast and varied cast of characters: the spies and their handlers, the moles and defectors, the political leaders, the top brass, the techniques and jargon, and the many different offices and organizations. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
Through cross-referenced A to Z entries, this book focuses on the historical development of the welfare state, while simultaneously providing in-depth explanation of core terms and elements of the welfare states, their structure, their present situation, and their historical developments. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction,... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 23.98
Die Anforderungen an die Politikvermittlung steigen. Um politisch komplexe Themen einer breiten politischen Öffentlichkeit verständlich zu machen, ist der wachsende Zugriff auf Emotionalisierung und Personalisierung zu beobachten. Nicht selten rückt das eigentliche Thema dabei in den Hintergrund. In Demokratien, in denen direktdemokratische Verfahren... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.50
This comprehensive examination of the latest and most influential research on state-society relations in post-Mao China explains why three decades of capitalist economic growth have not led to increased public pressure for liberal democratic change. more...
- Atria Books 2009; US$ 19.99
Accountable provides real-life examples of how crucial issues -- including health care, education, the economy, unequal justice, and the environment -- manifest themselves in our communities. The book demonstrates the urgent need to hold politicians and ourselves responsible, because the stakes have never been higher. Accountable examines present-day... more...