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  • How Democracies Dieby Steven Levitsky; Daniel Ziblatt

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 23.96

    Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face today Democracies can die with a coup d'état - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the complete repression of opposition. All three steps are being taken around... more...

  • Regional Policies and European Integrationby Julie Anna Braun

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 122.30

    This book examines what role regions play in European (dis)integration and European identity building. Filling a glaring gap in our understanding of regions, the book considers what the scope and objectives of these regions’ respective European policies and programmes are, how diverse they are and, in a time of mixed signals of European cynicism and... more...

  • How Democracies Dieby Steven Levitsky; Daniel Ziblatt

    Crown/Archetype 2018; US$ 18.19

    A bracing, revelatory look at the demise of liberal democracies around the world—and a road map for rescuing our own   Donald Trump’s presidency has raised a question that many of us never thought we’d be asking: Is our democracy in danger? Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent more than twenty years studying the breakdown... more...

  • Presidential Leadershipby III George C. Edwards; Kenneth R. Mayer; Stephen J. Wayne

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018; US$ 71.00

    With extensive coverage of Donald Trump and a focus on presidential leadership—of the voters, public opinion, the media, the decision making process, Congress, and the bureaucracy—the authors examine all aspects of the presidency in rich detail, including the president’s powers, presidential history, and the institution of the presidency. Guiding... more...

  • Die gespaltenen Staaten von Amerikaby Winand Gellner; Michael Oswald

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018; US$ 48.30

    Dieser Band bündelt Analysen zu den Präsidentschafts- und Kongresswahlen 2016 in den USA, die durch teilweise unerwartete Ereignisse überraschten. Während in der Wahl um die Präsidentschaft mit harten Bandagen gekämpft wurde und kaum eine populistische Rhetorik ungenutzt blieb, nehmen die Polarisierungstendenzen sowohl im Kongress als auch in der... more...

  • Fire and Furyby Michael Wolff

    Henry Holt and Co. 2018; US$ 21.00

    With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous—and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how... more...

  • Piety and Public Opinionby Thomas B. Pepinsky; R. William Liddle; Saiful Mujani

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 64.99

    Across the Muslim world, religion plays an increasingly prominent role in both the private and public lives of over a billion people. Will democratic political participation by an increasingly religious population lead to victories by Islamists at the ballot box? Will more conspicuously pious Muslims participate in politics and markets in a fundamentally... more...

  • How India Became Democraticby Ornit Shani

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 27.00

    Uncovers the greatest experiment in democratic history: the creation of the electoral roll and universal adult franchise in India. more...

  • Regime Consolidation and Transitional Justiceby Anja Mihr

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 112.00

    Explores the effect of justice measures on 'regime consolidation' in a post-transition context. more...

  • The Party's Primaryby Hans J. G. Hassell

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    Demonstrates how party elites influence candidate decisions and shape the outcomes of primary elections for House and Senate. more...