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  • Beyond Stalinismby Ronald J. Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

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  • Political Pluralismby Kung Chuan Hsiao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Many Faces of Populismby Dwayne Woods; Barbara Wejnert

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 127.99

    The objective of this edited volume is to provide an answer by examining "the many faces of populism." The unifying element across the different explorations of the phenomenon of populism is that there is a shared genus that allows for a typology of the different faces of populism and a demarcation of what is not a form of populism. more...

  • Local Politics in Communist Countriesby Daniel N. Nelson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    There are many reasons why it is important to study local politics -- political culture, government, political process -- in Communist party states. As in all politics, local politics in Communist party states are the political articulation of the local community. This is the political arena where policies concerning local issues are formulated by... more...

  • The OECD and European Welfare Statesby Klaus Armingeon; Michelle Beyeler

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    The OECD includes the richest nations in the world. It issues recommendations on economic and social policies. Is its counsel on welfare state policies coherent? And is it followed by member states in Western Europe? These are the guiding questions of this book, which is a first to deal with such issues. more...

  • Is the Welfare State Justified?by Daniel Shapiro

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    Argues that contemporary political philosophy should converge in a rejection of central welfare state institutions. more...

  • Political Failure by Agreementby G. Wegner

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Reconsiders economic liberalism from the viewpoint of political liberalism. This book argues that advocates of economic liberalism overlook empirical political preferences. It attempts to reinforce the claim that liberal economic policies are conducive to prosperity in society. It is intended for students of global governance and political theory. more...

  • Development and Crisis of the Welfare Stateby Evelyne Huber; John D. Stephens

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens offer the most systematic examination to date of the origins, character, effects, and prospects of generous welfare states in advanced industrial democracies in the post—World War II era. They demonstrate that prolonged government by different parties results in markedly different welfare states, with strong differences... more...

  • Politics of Risk-takingby Barbara Vis

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    Based on insights from prospect theory, a psychological theory of choice under risk, Vis demonstrates ably that the context in which governments find themselves (losses or gains) affects their attitude towards risk and thereby the degree and type of refor more...

  • New Risks, New Welfareby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 64.99

    This book, based on brand new data from a major study and long-standing collaboration between a number of prominent European scholars, provides a fresh perspective on the future of the welfare state across the EU. Through detailed case-study analysis, it analyses the emergence of new social risks alongside traditional needs. more...