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Legislation. Legislative process. Law making

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  • Cyprus Referendumby Chrysostomos Pericleous

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    The Cyprus referendum of 2004 was a definitive moment in the recent history of Cyprus. The island’s future hung in the balance - specifically the fate of the controversial Annan Plan, which proposed the creation of a single United Cyprus Republic with two constituent states. Accepted by the Turkish side but rejected by Greek Cypriots, the Plan was... more...

  • Culture and the Politics of Third World Nationalismby Dawa Norbu

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00

    Nationalism in specific political systems combined with a theoretical framework that draws out its universal significance. Ten case studies from South Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Europe focus on local cultural factors. more...

  • Understanding Comparative Politicsby Mehran Kamrava

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Comparative politics has undergone significant theoretical changes in recent decades. Particularly since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars have revamped and rejuvinated the study of the subject. Mehran Kamrava examines current and past approaches to the study of comparative politics and proposes a new framework for analysis. This is achieved... more...

  • Referendum Democracyby Professor Matthew Mendelsohn; Dr Andrew Parkin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    As the referendum becomes a more regular component of decision making, it leaves few, if any, institutions, processes and values of democracy untouched. Political actors of all kinds - including political parties and interest groups - seek to use the referendum device to further their own objectives. The end result is a different kind of democracy... more...

  • Political Development Theoryby Richard Higgott

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    This book examines development theory from a political persepctive. It considers modernisation theory and public policy, as well as Marxism, the state, and the third world. more...

  • Spatial Models of Parliamentary Votingby Keith T. Poole

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    This book presents a simple geometric voting model for analyzing parliamentary roll call data. more...

  • Comparative Politicsby Jeffrey Kopstein; Mark Lichbach

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 76.00

    An updated second edition, this textbook is ideal for undergraduate courses in comparative politics. more...

  • The Strategic Use of Referendumsby Mark Clarence Walker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 110.00

    The strategic use of referendums by leaders often confers legitimacy but it may also reflect the power struggle between leaders, groups, and institutions and in doing so not provide a democratic result for the citizenry of a country. more...

  • The Dynamics of Referendum Campaignsby Dr Claes H. de Vreese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 134.00

    This book focuses on the key actors in a referendum (the political elites/ parties, the media and citizens) and is centred around themes such as campaign style, campaign effects, electoral mobilization and turnout, as well as vote choice. The contributors consider the impact and importance of referendum campaigns. more...

  • For the Many or the Fewby John G. Matsusaka

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    Direct democracy is alive and well in the United States. Citizens are increasingly using initiatives and referendums to take the law into their own hands, overriding their elected officials to set tax, expenditure, and social policies. John G. Matsusaka's For the Many or the Few provides the first even-handed and historically based treatment of... more...