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    The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming    Conspiracy Theories in the Arab World: Sources and Politics by Matthew Gray    Comparative Health Care Federalism by Howard A. Professor Palley    The Concert of Civilizations: The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism by Dr. Jeremy Kleidosty    Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe by Magdalena Bernaciak    Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth by Thomas Poguntke    Making Governments Accountable: The Role of Public Accounts Committees and National Audit Offices by Zahirul Hoque    The European Union's Non-Members: Independence under hegemony? by Erik Oddvar Eriksen    Revisiting the European Union as Empire by Hartmut Behr    Why Policy Representation Matters: The consequences of ideological proximity between citizens and their governments by Luigi Curini & Willy Jou & Vincenzo Memoli    Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Nationalism: New Directions in Cross-Cultural and Post-Communist Studies by Paul Magocsi & Taras Kuzio    Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture by John Bryan Starr    The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom by Mark S. Weiner    Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies by Eisaku Ide    The Politicisation of Migration by Wouter van der Brug    Reconceptualizing Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century by Bruce M. Bagley    Latin American Democracy: Emerging Reality or Endangered Species? by Richard L. Millett    The Middle East in the World: An Introduction by Lucia Volk    The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming    Church and State in Soviet Russia: Russian Orthodoxy from World War II to the Khrushchev Years: Russian Orthodoxy from World War by Tatiana A. Chumachenko & Edward E. Roslof & Edward E. Roslof    Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy: A Critical Assessment by Reza Hasmath    World Report 2015: Events of 2014 by Human Rights Watch    Clinton's Grand Strategy: US Foreign Policy in a Post-Cold War World by James D. Boys    Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, and the Next World Power by Yufan Hao    The Politics of Northern Ireland: Beyond the Belfast Agreement by Arthur Aughey    Standardizing Diversity: The Political Economy of Language Regimes by Amy H. Liu    Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy by Sharon L. Wolchik    Political Culture in France and Germany (RLE: German Politics): A Contemporary Perspective by John Gaffney    The Origins of Post-War German Politics (RLE: German Politics) by Barbara Marshall    Ideology and Interests in the German State (RLE: German Politics) by Gary Bonham    Germany in the Twentieth Century (RLE: German Politics) by David Childs    The GDR (RLE: German Politics): Moscow's German Ally by David Childs    Honecker's Germany (RLE: German Politics): Moscow's German Ally by David Childs    The Green Movement in West Germany (RLE: German Politics) by Elim Papadakis    Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics): The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition, 1945-1976 by Geoffrey Pridham    West Germany (RLE: German Politics): Politics and Society by David Childs & Jeffrey Johnson    Germany Today (RLE: German Politics): Introductory Studies by John P. Payne    West Germany Today (RLE: German Politics) by Karl Koch    The Federal Republic of Germany and the European Community (RLE: German Politics) by Simon Bulmer & William Paterson    Law, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Terrorism by Roger Douglas    Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security by Sarah Chayes    Civil Society and Politics in Central Asia by Charles E. Ziegler    Law and Power in the Making of the Roman Commonwealth by Luigi Capogrossi Colognesi    Europeanization of Judicial Review by Nicola Ch. Corkin    Comparative Politics of Latin America: Democracy at Last? by Daniel C. Hellinger    The Politics of Crisis Management in China: The Sichuan Earthquake by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo    Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia by Joseph Liow & Michael Leifer    The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories by Fahed Al-Sumait    Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy: Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation by Hiroaki Richard Watanabe    The Politics of Governance: Actors and Articulations in Africa and Beyond by Lucy Koechlin
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The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation

The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas FlemingA fresh look at the nation's formative years through the lens of the clash between Washington and Jefferson.
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Conspiracy Theories in the Arab World: Sources and Politics

Conspiracy Theories in the Arab World: Sources and Politics by Matthew Gray

Conspiracy theories, while not unique to the Middle East, are a salient feature of the political discourses of the region. Strongly reflecting and impacting on state-society relations and indigenous impressions of the world beyond the region, they affect

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Comparative Health Care Federalism

Comparative Health Care Federalism by Howard A. Professor Palley

Examining the changing nature of health care federalism within a competitive global context, Comparative Health Care Federalism provides a rich and nuanced account of the way in which the interplay of federal relationships impact health care within an

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The Concert of Civilizations: The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism

The Concert of Civilizations: The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism by Dr. Jeremy KleidostyAre Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable
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Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe

Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe by Magdalena BernaciakThe term 'social dumping' regularly appears in public debates and in policymaking circles. However, due to its ambiguity it is used in a manner that is convenient for individual discourse participants, thus opening the door for misconceptions and ill-grounded
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Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth

Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth by Thomas Poguntke

Democracies are transforming worldwide, but at the same time political inequality is increasing. This development threatens to leave growing portions of mass publics effectively 'outside' the political process.

This volume brings together leading authorities

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Making Governments Accountable: The Role of Public Accounts Committees and National Audit Offices

Making Governments Accountable: The Role of Public Accounts Committees and National Audit Offices by Zahirul Hoque

Over the past two decades, there has been a paradigm shift in public administration and public sector accounting around the world, with increasing emphasis on good governance and accountability processes for government entities. This is all driven both

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The European Union's Non-Members: Independence under hegemony?

The European Union's Non-Members: Independence under hegemony? by Erik Oddvar Eriksen

The EU is a supranational organization, whose reach and influence extends well beyond its member states, especially to the many states that have signed various forms of association agreement with it.

This book asks whether qualifying states who have

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Revisiting the European Union as Empire

Revisiting the European Union as Empire by Hartmut BehrThe European Union's stalled expansion, the Euro deficit and emerging crises of economic and political sovereignty in Greece, Italy and Spain have significantly altered the image of the EU as a model of progressive civilization. However, despite recent
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Why Policy Representation Matters: The consequences of ideological proximity between citizens and their governments

Why Policy Representation Matters: The consequences of ideological proximity between citizens and their governments by Luigi Curini & Willy Jou & Vincenzo MemoliElections are a fundamental element of democracy, since elected governments reflect voter preferences. At the same time, it is inevitable that policies pursued by any government closely resemble the preferences of some citizens, while alienating others
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Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Nationalism: New Directions in Cross-Cultural and Post-Communist Studies

Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Nationalism: New Directions in Cross-Cultural and Post-Communist Studies by Paul Magocsi & Taras KuzioThis volume brings together 15 articles divided into four sections on the role of nationalism in transitions to democracy, the application of theory to country case studies, and the role played by history and myths in the forging of national identities
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Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture

Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture by John Bryan Starr

After ten years, John Bryan Starr has thoroughly revised and updated his classic introduction to the background of, the data about, and the issues at stake in China's present and future. In the new edition, Starr seamlessly weaves in additional material

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The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom

The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom by Mark S. Weiner

A revealing look at the role kin-based societies have played throughout history and around the world

A lively, wide-ranging meditation on human development that offers surprising lessons for the future of modern individualism, The Rule of the Clan

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Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies

Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies by Eisaku Ide

Since the global financial crisis, government debt has soared globally by 40 percent and now exceeds an astonishing $100 trillion. Not all countries, though, have fared the same. Indeed, even prior to the financial crisis, the fiscal fates of countries

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The Politicisation of Migration

The Politicisation of Migration by Wouter van der Brug

Why are migration policies sometimes heavily contested and high on the political agenda? And why do they, at other moments and in other countries, hardly lead to much public debate? The entrance and settlement of migrants in Western Europe has prompted

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Reconceptualizing Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century

Reconceptualizing Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century by Bruce M. BagleyThis book describes the major security challenges that face the Americas in the twenty-first century including terrorism, organized crime, drug trafficking, migration, and continually evolving geopolitical realities. It appeals to those interested in
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Latin American Democracy: Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?

Latin American Democracy: Emerging Reality or Endangered Species? by Richard L. Millett

More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region's history.

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The Middle East in the World: An Introduction

The Middle East in the World: An Introduction by Lucia Volk

The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern

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Lucia Volk20 Mar 2015$49.95

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The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation

The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas FlemingA fresh look at the nation's formative years through the lens of the clash between Washington and Jefferson.
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Church and State in Soviet Russia: Russian Orthodoxy from World War II to the Khrushchev Years: Russian Orthodoxy from World War

Church and State in Soviet Russia: Russian Orthodoxy from World War II to the Khrushchev Years: Russian Orthodoxy from World War by Tatiana A. Chumachenko & Edward E. Roslof & Edward E. RoslofChurch-state relations during the Soviet period were much more complex and changeable than is generally assumed. From the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 until the 21st Party Congress in 1961, the Communist regime's attitude toward the Russian
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Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy: A Critical Assessment

Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy: A Critical Assessment by Reza Hasmath

The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing

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World Report 2015: Events of 2014

World Report 2015: Events of 2014 by Human Rights WatchThe human rights records of more than ninety countries and territories is put into perspective in Human Rights Watch's signature yearly report, which, in the 2014 volume, highlighted the armed conflict in Syria, international drug reform, drones and electronic
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Clinton's Grand Strategy: US Foreign Policy in a Post-Cold War World

Clinton's Grand Strategy: US Foreign Policy in a Post-Cold War World by James D. BoysPresident Clinton's time in office coincided with historic global events following the end of the Cold War. The collapse of Communism called for a new US Grand Strategy to address the emerging geopolitical era that brought upheavals in Somalia and the
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Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, and the Next World Power

Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, and the Next World Power by Yufan Hao

When Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, China symbolically asserted its role as an emerging world power -- a position it is not likely to relinquish anytime soon. China's growing economy, military reforms, and staggering productivity have contributed

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The Politics of Northern Ireland: Beyond the Belfast Agreement

The Politics of Northern Ireland: Beyond the Belfast Agreement by Arthur Aughey

In this book, one of the leading authorities on contemporary Northern Ireland politics provides an original, sophisticated and innovative examination of the post-Belfast agreement political landscape. Written in a fluid, witty and accessible style, this

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Standardizing Diversity: The Political Economy of Language Regimes

Standardizing Diversity: The Political Economy of Language Regimes by Amy H. LiuUsing a newly assembled dataset and drawing on fieldwork data from Malaysia and Singapore, Liu finds that how linguistic power is distributed—specifically whether a lingua franca is recognized exclusively or above all others—can generate social
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Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy

Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy by Sharon L. WolchikNow fully updated, this text explores the post-communist half of Europe along with the problems and potential it brings, offering an authoritative and up-to-date analysis of the transformations in today's Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltics, and
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Political Culture in France and Germany (RLE: German Politics): A Contemporary Perspective

Political Culture in France and Germany (RLE: German Politics): A Contemporary Perspective by John GaffneyThis book, originally published in 1991, assesses how attitudes, political orientations and social values changed during the five decades after the Second World War. The case studies in the book focus on key 'sites' in political culture: in France, on
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The Origins of Post-War German Politics (RLE: German Politics)

The Origins of Post-War German Politics (RLE: German Politics) by Barbara MarshallThis book discusses how the allies worked towards determining the political future of a defeated Germany. It oulines how the deep ideological divisions within the allied forces ultimately resulted in the division of Germany and discusses how indigenous
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Ideology and Interests in the German State (RLE: German Politics)

Ideology and Interests in the German State (RLE: German Politics) by Gary BonhamThis book addresses major theoretical issues in the fields of public administration and comparative politics. It discusses the role which ideology played as a unifying force for at least parts of the German state bureaucracy in Wilhelmine Germany . The
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Germany in the Twentieth Century (RLE: German Politics)

Germany in the Twentieth Century (RLE: German Politics) by David ChildsThe book traces the development of Germany from the Kaiser's Reich in the 1870s to the reunited democratic state led by Helmut Kohl in the 1990s. The author begins by countering the popular view of Germany before 1914 as irredeemably reactionary, and after
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The GDR (RLE: German Politics): Moscow's German Ally

The GDR (RLE: German Politics): Moscow's German Ally by David ChildsWidely praised in its first edition, the second edition of The GDR was updated to cover events through the spring of 1988, examining in particular the impact of new leadership in both Bonn and Moscow and of the changing world economy on the prospects of
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Honecker's Germany (RLE: German Politics): Moscow's German Ally

Honecker's Germany (RLE: German Politics): Moscow's German Ally by David Childs

Picking up many of themes of David Childs' earlier book, The GDR: Moscow's German Ally, this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s. Written at a time when the GDR was one of the most modern and successful

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The Green Movement in West Germany (RLE: German Politics)

The Green Movement in West Germany (RLE: German Politics) by Elim PapadakisThe Green Movement in Germany is widely regarded as one of the most powerful expressions of popular opposition to government policies. A broad analysis of this powerful group is made in this book, showing that the origins of the movement relate to the
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Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics): The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition, 1945-1976

Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics): The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition, 1945-1976 by Geoffrey PridhamThis important study analyses the developoment of the CDU/CSU as a political force in West Germany from the Second World War to the late 1970s, with special reference to its role both in Government (1949-69) and Opposition (1969-76) and considers how it
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West Germany (RLE: German Politics): Politics and Society

West Germany (RLE: German Politics): Politics and Society by David Childs & Jeffrey JohnsonThis book, originally published in 1981, provides the student and general reader alike with a fascinating account of the dynamic re-emergence of Germany after the Second World War as one of the world's leading and most powerful states. The book gives extensive
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Germany Today (RLE: German Politics): Introductory Studies

Germany Today (RLE: German Politics): Introductory Studies by John P. PayneThis book, originally published in 1971, provides clear analysis of German affairs at the end of the 1960s. Without neglecting the historical dimension of recent developments, it examines some of the problems the German people faced in the post-war years.
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West Germany Today (RLE: German Politics)

West Germany Today (RLE: German Politics) by Karl KochThis authoritative study, written by experts in their fields and originally published in 1989, provides a comprehensive introduction to aspects of West German society, politics and economics. Individual chapters investigate West German politics, education,
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The Federal Republic of Germany and the European Community (RLE: German Politics)

The Federal Republic of Germany and the European Community (RLE: German Politics) by Simon Bulmer & William PatersonOriginally published in 1987, this book examines German governmental policy from 1969-1986 and explains this in terms of the political, economic and administrative dynamics of the (then) Federal Republic. The study includes analysis of the attitudes and
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Law, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Terrorism

Law, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Terrorism by Roger DouglasRoger Douglas compares responses to terrorism by five liberal democracies-the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand-over the past 15 years. He examines each nation's development and implementation of counterterrorism law,
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Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security by Sarah Chayes

A former adviser to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains how government's oldest problem is its greatest destabilizing force.

The world is blowing up. Every day a new blaze seems to ignite: the bloody implosion of Iraq and Syria; the East-West standoff

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Sarah Chayes15 Dec 2014$22.73

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Civil Society and Politics in Central Asia

Civil Society and Politics in Central Asia by Charles E. Ziegler

The five Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan constitute an area of increasing importance in global politics. The region currently serves as the main route for transporting American and NATO supplies

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Law and Power in the Making of the Roman Commonwealth

Law and Power in the Making of the Roman Commonwealth by Luigi Capogrossi ColognesiWith a broad chronological sweep, this book provides an historical account of Roman law and legal institutions which explains how they were created and modified in relation to political developments and changes in power relations. It underlines the constant
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Europeanization of Judicial Review

Europeanization of Judicial Review by Nicola Ch. Corkin

Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions to the courts. The higher complexity

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Comparative Politics of Latin America: Democracy at Last?

Comparative Politics of Latin America: Democracy at Last? by Daniel C. Hellinger

Students will explore and understand the evolutions and revolutions that have brought the region to where it is today in the fully-updated new edition of Daniel Hellinger's Comparative Politics of Latin America. This text offers a unique balance of

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The Politics of Crisis Management in China: The Sichuan Earthquake

The Politics of Crisis Management in China: The Sichuan Earthquake by Sonny Shiu-Hing LoThis book studies the Chinese government and military's rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and policy makers who are interested in the study
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Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia by Joseph Liow & Michael Leifer

The past two decades since the end of the Cold War have been years of remarkable change and transformation for Southeast Asia. Long seen as an arena for superpower rivalry, Southeast Asia is increasingly coming into its own by locating itself at the forefront

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The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories

The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories by Fahed Al-SumaitThis collection of essays uses the term "Arab Uprisings" as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. The text is organized around three themes: origins, experiences,
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Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the increasing neoliberal pressures of globalisation. In this context, labour market deregulation was considered

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The Politics of Governance: Actors and Articulations in Africa and Beyond

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How do government arrangements emerge? When and how does individual agency turn into collective agency? How do sensory experiences of violence, instability, etc affect the configuration of governance arrangements? When, why, and how are governance arrangements

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Water Security in India: Hope, Despair, and the Challenges of Human Development

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Policy change in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: How EU institutions matter

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The EU plays an increasingly important role in issues such as the fight against organised crime and the management of migration flows, transforming the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) into a priority of the EU's political and legislative

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Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

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Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China's reform matures. Though

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Governments in the Muslim World: The Search for Peace, Justice, and Fifty Million New Jobs

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Never in modern times has there been a greater need for understanding of the Muslim world. Nothing in that world is more important than the relationship between Muslims and their Faith, yet now that Faith has become far more confusing and challenging.

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"The true quality of a judicial system is best measured by its resistance to stress, whether caused by community, racial, or other prejudice, or by the pressure of state political policies and interests."
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Working in secret for the past

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In Pursuit of Prosperity: U.S Foreign Policy in an Era of Natural Resource Scarcity

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Through expert analysis of nine countries and regions of strategic importance, David Reed and his stellar team of experts

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The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

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In politics, ideas matter. They provide the foundation for economic policymaking, which in turn shapes what is possible in domestic and international politics. Yet until now, little attention has been paid to how these ideas are produced and disseminated,

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China's Foreign Political and Economic Relations: An Unconventional Global Power

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Party Politics in Japan: Political Chaos and Stalemate in the 21st Century

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Governance in Pacific Asia: Political Economy and Development from Japan to Burma

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System and Succession: The Social Bases of Political Elite Recruitment

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The Political Economy of Development in Kenya

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Conflict Resolution of the Boruca Hydro-Energy Project: Renewable Energy Production in Costa Rica

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Military Resilience in Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide

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Democracy Disrupted: The Politics of Global Protest

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The Trouble with History: Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution

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Dissident Irish Republicanism

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Conserving Liberty

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Women and Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Action and Reaction

Women and Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Action and Reaction by Sanam VakilThe book examines the growth and development of women's activism in Iran since the 1979 Revolution.
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Faith and Foreign Policy: The Views and Influence of U.S. Christians and Christian Organizations

Faith and Foreign Policy: The Views and Influence of U.S. Christians and Christian Organizations by Stephen R. RockThe work examines how the attitudes and preferences of various Christian groups in the United States can influence U.S. foreign policy with specific examples.
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Speeches from Athenian Law

Speeches from Athenian Law by Michael GagarinThis is the sixteenth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discipline.
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Federalism: A Normative Theory and its Practical Relevance

Federalism: A Normative Theory and its Practical Relevance by Kyle ScottUsing case studies from around the world, the book develops a new theory of federalism, showing that it can enhance deliberative democracy and civil society.
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Essentials of Comparative Politics, 3e & Cases in Comparative Politics

Essentials of Comparative Politics, 3e & Cases in Comparative Politics by Patrick H. O'Neil & Karl Fields & Don ShareCases in Comparative Politics, Third Edition, is a set of thirteen country studies that describe politics in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, India, Iran, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Nigeria. This casebook
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Cases in Comparative Politics 2e, Part 1

Cases in Comparative Politics 2e, Part 1 by Patrick H. O'NeilThe Essentials of Comparative Politics family- including a core textbook, reader, and casebook of country studies-is the most comprehensive, flexible, and affordable package for introductory courses. For this Second Edition, each book has been revised
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Religion and the State in Russia and China

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The book provides an in-depth account of the failure and successes of both countries' secularization
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Nations in Transit 2010: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

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Pakistan's Quagmire: Security, Strategy, and the Future of the Islamic-nuclear Nation

Pakistan's Quagmire: Security, Strategy, and the Future of the Islamic-nuclear Nation by Usama ButtInternational experts analyze Pakistan's security and insurgency issues, looking at the threats posed to and by this nuclear-armed Islamic nation.
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Cleavage Politics and the Populist Right: The New Cultural Conflict in Western Europe

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Over the last two decades, right-wing populist parties in Western Europe have gained sizable vote shares and power, much to the fascination and consternation of political observers. Meshing traditionalism and communitarian ideals, right-wing populist

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Dancing with the Dragon: China's Emergence in the Developing World

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Graduate and Employment in the Republic of Korea and Cambodia: Prospects and Challenges

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The British Labour Party and the 'Third Way? Analysing the ideological change and its reasons under the leadership of Tony Blair

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Decentralization and Corruption: A Cross-Country Analysis

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Toward Better Governance in China: An Unconventional Pathway of Political Reform

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Multiplicity of Nationalism in Contemporary Europe

Multiplicity of Nationalism in Contemporary Europe by Ireneusz Pawel KarolewskiNationalism remains one of the key political, societal, and socio-psychological phenomena in contemporary Europe. The international scholars assembled in this edited collection suggest that the use of three perspectives-supranationalism, boundary-making
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Varieties of Liberalism in Central America: Nation-States as Works in Progress

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Law and Imperialism: Criminality and Constitution in Colonial India and Victorian England

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Law and Imperialism: Criminality and Constitution in Colonial India and Victorian England

Law and Imperialism: Criminality and Constitution in Colonial India and Victorian England by Preeti NijharLaws that were imposed by colonizers were as much an attempt to confirm their own identity as to control the more dangerous elements of a potentially unruly populace. This title uses material from both British Parliamentary Papers and colonial archive
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Women Legislators in Central America: Politics, Democracy, and Policy

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Welcomed or Rejected? The situation of Turks in Germany

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Media Bias? A Comparative Study of Time, Newsweek, the National Review, and the Progressive, 1975-2000

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Trading with the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro's Cuba

Trading with the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro's Cuba by Tom MillerA travel classic, revised after twenty years: a journalist's lyrical account of life in Castro's Cuba.
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All Politics Is Global: Explaining International Regulatory Regimes

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Has globalization diluted the power of national governments to regulate their own economies? Are international governmental and nongovernmental organizations weakening the hold of nation-states on global regulatory agendas? Many observers think so. But

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Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics by Jeffrey KopsteinNow in its third edition, this unique textbook remains a favourite for introductory undergraduate courses in comparative politics. It features twelve theoretically and historically grounded country studies that show how the three major concepts of comparative
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Empire of Political Thought: Indigenous Australians and the Language of Colonial Government

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Empire of Political Thought: Indigenous Australians and the Language of Colonial Government

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Into the House of the Ancestors: Inside the New Africa

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INTO THE HOUSE OF THE ANCESTORS

"Rich . . . fascinating." --The New York Times Book Review

"A master of eyewitness description and of the telling

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European Governance and Democracy: Power and Protest in the EU

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Capital, Power, and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Public opinion and retrenchment of Germany's welfare state: A constraint for retrenchment advocates in the 1990s?

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It will be shown that the Germans were in their majority against retrenchment measures, and that this contributed to the political
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Religion, Class Coalitions, and Welfare States

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Fiscal Governance in Europe

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Italy in the European Union: Redefining National Interest in a Compound Polity

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The Political Theory of a Compound Republic: Designing the American Experiment

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Global Balance: Peace and Human Development

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Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics by Jan-Erik Lane
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Crafting Cooperation

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Europeanization and Multilevel Governance: Cohesion Policy in the European Union and Britain

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National Parliaments within the Enlarged European Union

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Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy

Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy by Jose Antonio Cheibub
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Retribution and Reparation in the Transition to Democracy

Retribution and Reparation in the Transition to Democracy by Jon ElsterThe contributions in this volume offer a comprehensive analysis of transitional justice from 1945 to the present. They focus on retribution against the leaders and agents of the autocratic regime preceding the democratic transition, and on reparation to
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Political Disaffection in Contemporary Democracies: Social Capital, Institutions and Politics

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Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making

Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making by Alex MintzUnderstanding Foreign Policy Decision Making presents a psychological approach to foreign policy decision making. This approach focuses on the decision process, dynamics, and outcome. The book includes a wealth of extended real-world case studies and examples
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Party Attitudes Towards the Eu in the Member States: Parties for Europe, Parties Against Europe

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In a moment where the EU is facing an important number of challenges, there is growing interest in understanding how parties influence the way Europe evolves as a political issue, notably how parties structure domestic competition over European issues

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Taxation, Wage Bargaining, and Unemployment

Taxation, Wage Bargaining, and Unemployment by Isabela MaresWhy were European economies able to pursue the simultaneous commitment to full employment and welfare state expansion during the first decades of the postwar period and why did this virtuous relationship break down during recent decades? This book provides
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What is the most convincing explanation for the success (or failure) of green parties in Europe - Value change, party strategy o

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The German Welfare State and Globalisation: The Social Construction of Path Dependency

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A Response to Huntington´s 'Clash of Civilizations': Civilizations vs Nation State

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The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age

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The New Minorities of Europe: Social Cohesion in the European Union

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Telling Our Stories: The Lives of Latina Women

Telling Our Stories: The Lives of Latina Women by Theresa Baron-McKeagneyStereotypes of Mexican American women and the lack of their representation in research literature contribute to misrepresentations of Mexican American culture and their invisibility. In this qualitative study, Mexican American women were interviewed and
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Changing Lanes in China

Changing Lanes in China by Eric ThunThis book addresses two of the most important trends in political economy during the last two decades - globalization and decentralization - in the context of the world's most rapidly growing economic power, China. The intent is to provide a better understanding
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Hamilton's Paradox

Hamilton's Paradox by Jonathan A. RoddenAs new federations take shape and old ones are revived around the world, a difficult challenge is to create incentives for fiscal discipline. A key question is whether a politically-motivated central government can credibly commit not to bail out subnational
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Eye for an Eye

Eye for an Eye by William Ian MillerAnalysing the law of the talion - an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth - William Ian Miller presents an original meditation on the concept of 'pay back'. Miller's unique theory of justice offers redemption through retaliation, espousing the view that
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Why not Parties in Russia?

Why not Parties in Russia? by Henry E. HaleRussia poses a major puzzle for theorists of democracy: virtually every classic work takes parties to be inevitable and essential to democracy, but Russia has remained highly nonpartisan more than 15 years since Gorbachev first launched his democratizing
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World Report 2014: Events of 2013

World Report 2014: Events of 2013 by Human Rights WatchThe 24th annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than ninety countries and territories worldwide, reflecting extensive investigative work undertaken in 2013 by Human Rights Watch staff in close partnership with domestic human rights
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African Politics in Comparative Perspective

African Politics in Comparative Perspective by Goran HydenThis book reviews fifty years of research on politics in Africa. It synthesizes insights from different scholarly approaches and offers an original interpretation of the knowledge accumulated over the years. It discusses how research on African politics
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The Territorial Politics of Welfare

The Territorial Politics of Welfare by Nicola McEwenThis book considers empirically and theoretically the relationship between state welfare and territorial politics from a European perspective.
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Direct Democracy in Canada: The History and Future of Referendums

Direct Democracy in Canada: The History and Future of Referendums by J. Patrick BoyerA well researched analysis of three national referenda in Canada: prohibition in 1898, conscription in 1942, and the Constitution in 1992.
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Comparative Issues in Party and Election Finance: Volume 4 of the Research Studies

Comparative Issues in Party and Election Finance: Volume 4 of the Research Studies by F. Leslie Seidle

This book is one of 23 volumes of research commissioned by the Royal Commission on Electoral Reform and Party Financing, and one of five volumes within this series dealing specifically with party and election finance.

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A Theocratic Yehud? Issues of Government in a Persian Province

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Political Dissent: A Global Reader: Modern Sources

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U.S.-Iran Misperceptions: A Dialogue

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The Uprooted: Improving Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration

The Uprooted: Improving Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration by Susan F. Martin & Patricia Weiss Fagen & Kari M. JorgensenThe Uprooted is the first volume to methodically examine the progress and persistent shortcomings of the current humanitarian regime. The authors, all experts in the field of forced migration, describe the organizational, political, and conceptual shortcomings
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South Africa and the Logic of Regional Cooperation

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Foundations of Comparative Politics: Democracies of the Modern World

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The Selection of Political Party Leaders in Contemporary Parliamentary Democracies: A Comparative Study

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This book explores the ways in which political parties, in contemporary parliamentary democracies, choose their leaders and then subsequently hold them accountable. The authors provide a comprehensive examination of party leadership selection and accountability

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Engaging Europe: Rethinking a Changing Continent

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The Politics of Judicial Co-operation in the EU

The Politics of Judicial Co-operation in the EU by Hans-W. MicklitzThe European legal order is largely based on judicial co-operation between the European Court of Justice and the national courts. Three case studies on Sunday trading, on equal treatment of men and women and on good faith in contract law reveal that national
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The Jonathan Presidency: The First Year

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Nations in Transit 2013: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

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Rethinking the Welfare State

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How Russia is Not Ruled

How Russia is Not Ruled by Allen C. LynchThe state remains as important to Russia's prospects as ever. This is so not only because, as in any society, an effectively functioning state administration is necessary to the proper functioning of a complex economy and legal system, but also because,
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New Directions for International Relations: Confronting the Method-of-Analysis Problem

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Democratic Consolidation in CEE - The impact of institutional choices: The impact of institutional choices

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Local Partnership and Social Exclusion in the European Union: New Forms of Local Social Governance?

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Foreign Policy Analysis: Classic and Contemporary Theory

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Debating Civil¿Military Relations in Latin America

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This study of civil–military relations in Latin America begins by noting that, since 2000, military dictatorships in the region have virtually disappeared, with the political role of the military in many countries dramatically diminished. The book

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Police Mission: Challenges and Responses

Police Mission: Challenges and Responses by Das & VermaA large number of themes ranging from personnel management, occupational culture, and innovative experiments in US policing techniques are examined. Several organizational theories as well as examples of international policing efforts from England to
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Liberty and Equality

Liberty and Equality by Tibor R. MachanThis book takes an unflinching look at the difficult, often emotional issues that arise when egalitarianism collies with individual liberties, ultimately showing why the kind of egalitarianism preached by socialists and other sentimentalists is not an
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The Politics of Liberty in England and Revolutionary America

The Politics of Liberty in England and Revolutionary America by Lee WardThis study locates the philosophical origins of the Anglo-American political and constitutional tradition in the philosophical, theological, and political controversies in seventeenth-century England. By examining the quarrel it identifies the source of
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Social Capital and Its Institutional Contingency: A Study of the United States, China and Taiwan

Social Capital and Its Institutional Contingency: A Study of the United States, China and Taiwan by Nan LinThis volume is a collection of original studies based on one of the first research programs on comparative analysis of social capital. Data are drawn from national representative samples of the United States, China and Taiwan. The three societies selected
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Moments of Truth: The Politics of Financial Crises in Comparative Perspective

Moments of Truth: The Politics of Financial Crises in Comparative Perspective by Francisco Panizza

The current financial and sovereign debt crisis of the European Union and the United States can be regarded as the most recent of a wave of financial and sovereign debt crises that have affected different regions of the world over the past quarter century.

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Representation and Effectiveness in Latin American Democracies: Congress, Judiciary and Civil Society

Representation and Effectiveness in Latin American Democracies: Congress, Judiciary and Civil Society by Moira B. MacKinnon

Legislatures, the judiciary and civil society are important actors in representative democracies. In what ways and how well do they represent? And how effectively do they carry out their institutional and social roles? Both questions refer to the key

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Bridging the Information Gap: Legislative Member Organizations as Social Networks in the United States and the European Union

Bridging the Information Gap: Legislative Member Organizations as Social Networks in the United States and the European Union by Nils Ringe & Jennifer Nicoll VictorLegislative member organizations (LMOs)-such as caucuses in the U.S. Congress and intergroups in the European Parliament-exist in lawmaking bodies around the world. Unlike parties and committees, LMOs play no obvious, predefined role in the legislative
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The Party and the Arty in China: The New Politics of Culture

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Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament

Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament by Shirin M. Rai

Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation.

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United States and Chile: Coming in From the Cold

United States and Chile: Coming in From the Cold by David R. Mares & Francisco Rojas AravenaFirst published in 2002
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Blair, Labour, and Palestine: Conflicting Views on Middle East Peace After 9/11

Blair, Labour, and Palestine: Conflicting Views on Middle East Peace After 9/11 by Toby GreeneMany of Tony Blair's policy decisions in the Israeli-Palestinian arena were controversial and politically costly. Blair, Labour and Palestine argues that gaps between him and much of his party were rooted in different world views. A positive attitude
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Legitimacy Law Roman World

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International Environmental Treaties and State Behavior: Factors Influencing Cooperation

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Globalization State Trans in China

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Theories of Political Economy

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The Foundations of the British Conservative Party: Essays on Conservatism from Lord Salisbury to David Cameron

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Evaluating Social Movement Impacts: Comparative Lessons from the Labor Movement in Turkey

Evaluating Social Movement Impacts: Comparative Lessons from the Labor Movement in Turkey by Brian MelloSome social movements bring in quick, radical political and social changes while others get incorporated into existing systems or subjected to harsh repression. This book examines why social movements elicit different policy responses and their varying
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Islamization Turkey Under Akp Rule

Islamization Turkey Under Akp Rule by Birol Yesilada

This book examines the decade in office of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its efforts to transform the Turkish republic toward a more Islamist-oriented system. If it succeeds, Turkey's dramatic shift will be the most important change in the

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Party Change in Southern Europe

Party Change in Southern Europe by Anna Bosco

It has been argued that political parties are weakening. In Southern Europe, however, political parties have shown remarkable pragmatism. Not only have they played a crucial role in the installation and consolidation of democracy, mostly in the 1970s

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Conceptualizing Cultural and Social Dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: A European Perspective

Conceptualizing Cultural and Social Dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: A European Perspective by Michelle Pace

Previously published as a special issue of Mediterranean Politics, this collection critically analyzes the dynamics and complexities of the wider Euro-Mediterranean area on the basis of individual theory-informed designs and conceptual frameworks.

Since

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The Internet And European Parliamen

The Internet And European Parliamen by Xiudian Dai

This book investigates the ethical challenges the internet presents to contemporary parliamentary democracy in Europe and how these challenges are being addressed. It fills an important gap: current literature until now has largely focused on the study

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Interest Group Politics In Europe

Interest Group Politics In Europe by Jan Beyers

Interest organizations have always assumed a prominent place in European politics because they link states with citizens, institutionalize the resolution of social conflicts, regulate important sectors of the economy and society, contribute to workable

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Environmental Governance In China

Environmental Governance In China by Neil Carter

This is the first examination of how China is currently dealing with environmental problems and challenges, and of its successes, failures and dilemmas.

This new book gives special attention to the development of 'environmental governance' in contemporary

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Eu Enlargement

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A Ruined Fortress? Neoliberal Hegemony and Transformation in Europe

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Blood, Land, and Sex

Blood, Land, and Sex by Lyda FavaliIn Eritrea, state, traditional, and religious laws equally prevail, but any of these legal systems may be put into play depending upon the individual or individuals involved in a legal dispute. Because of conflicting laws, it has been difficult for Eritreans
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The IMF and Economic Development

The IMF and Economic Development by James Raymond VreelandWhy do governments turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and with what effects? This book argues that governments enter IMF programs for economic and political reasons, and finds that the effects are negative on economic growth and income distribution.
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Global Capital and National Governments

Global Capital and National Governments by Layna MosleyGlobal Capital and National Governments suggests that international financial integration does not mean the end of social democratic welfare policies. Capital market openness allows participants to react swiftly and severely to government policy; but in
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Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka by Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that 'Sinhalese Buddhism' in the period prior to

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Multiparty Democracy

Multiparty Democracy by Norman Schofield & Itai SenedThis book adapts a formal model of elections and legislative politics to study party politics in Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Britain, and the United States. The approach uses the idea of valence, that is, the party leader's non-policy electoral popularity,
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Modern Middle East Authoritarianism: Roots, Ramifications, and Crisis

Modern Middle East Authoritarianism: Roots, Ramifications, and Crisis by Noureddine Jebnoun

While the Arab uprisings have overturned the idea of Arab "exceptionalism," or the acceptance of authoritarianism, better analysis of authoritarianism's resilience in pre- and post-uprising scenarios is still needed. Modern Middle East Authoritarianism:

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Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Ethiopia: A Comparative Regional Study

Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Ethiopia: A Comparative Regional Study by Asnake Kefale

This book examines the impact of the federal restructuring of Ethiopia on ethnic conflicts.

The adoption of ethnic federalism in Ethiopia was closely related with the problem of creating a state structure that could be used as instrument of managing

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Revolution, Revolt and Reform in North Africa: The Arab Spring and Beyond

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Providing an account of the recent revolutions or reform movements that constituted part of the Arab Spring, this book focuses on these transformative processes in a North African context.

Whilst the longer term outcomes of the Arab Spring revolts

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Regional Economic Voting

Regional Economic Voting by Joshua A. TuckerThis study demonstrates that in a time of massive change characterized by the emergence of entirely new political systems and a fundamental reorganization of economic life, systematic patterns of economic conditions affecting election results at the aggregate
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Sharia or Shura: Contending Approaches to Muslim Politics in Nigeria and Senegal

Sharia or Shura: Contending Approaches to Muslim Politics in Nigeria and Senegal by Sakah Saidu MahmudAlthough Muslims in northern Nigeria and Senegal share a common Islamic background in the Sufi tradition, the societies differ in their attitudes and approaches to public affairs. This book provides explanations for the divergence using factors such
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Nepal as a Federal State- Lessons from Indian Experience

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The New Foreign Policy: Complex Interactions, Competing Interests

The New Foreign Policy: Complex Interactions, Competing Interests by Laura NeackIntegrating theory and case studies, this cogent text explores the processes and factors that shape foreign policy. In her thoroughly revised and updated edition, Laura Neack considers both old and new lessons, drawing on a rich array of real foreign
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States and Women's Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco

States and Women's Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco by Mounira M. CharradAt a time when the situation of women in the Islamic world is of global interest, here is a study that unlocks the mystery of why women's fates vary so greatly from one country to another. Mounira M. Charrad analyzes the distinctive nature of Islamic legal
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Dictatorships in the Hispanic World: Transatlantic and Transnational Perspectives

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Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

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Uncertain Europe

Uncertain Europe by Graham Timmins
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Transnational Muslim Politics

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It has become routine for the U.S. government to invoke human rights to justify its foreign policy decisions and military ventures. But this human rights talk has not been supported by a human rights walk. Policymakers consistently apply a double standard

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Environmental Policy in Europe: The Europeanization of National Environmental Policy

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The New Foreign Policy: Complex Interactions, Competing Interests

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Democracy from Scratch

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The Chinese Reassessment of Socialism

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Dictionary of the Politics of the People's Republic of China

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European Integration and the Postmodern Condition

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International Relations Theory and the Politics of European Integration

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Dividing and Uniting Germany

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Comparative European Party Systems

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Ending Terrorism in Italy

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Ending Terrorism in Italy analyses processes of disengagement from terrorism, as well as the connected issues of reconciliation, truth and justice. It examines in a critical and original way how terrorism came to an end in Italy (Part I), and the legacy

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A Legal History of Rome

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Federalism and the European Union

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The Fire Below: How the Caucasus Shaped Russia

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Essays show how Georgian sparks ignited conflagrations in South Ossetia
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Trust and Rule

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Russia's Market Economy

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The Political Economy of China's Provinces

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Malaysian Politics Under Mahathir

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Law, Capitalism and Power in Asia

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Elections without Order

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Postwar British Politics: From Conflict to Consensus

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Stuffing the Ballot Box

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Ancient Greek Laws: A Sourcebook

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Institutional Change and Political Continuity in Post-Soviet Central Asia

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British System of Government

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Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

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Crony Capitalism

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European Law in the Past and the Future

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Political Change in Thailand

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Political Change in Thailand

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Communication and Democratic Reform in South Africa

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The European Union and South East Europe: The Dynamics of Europeanization and Multilevel Governance

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The Sources of Roman Law

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Foreign Relations of the PRC: The Legacies and Constraints of China's International Politics since 1949

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The Ritual of Rights in Japan

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Policy-Making and Diversity in Europe

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Organizing Democracy in Eastern Germany

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Power Sharing in Deeply Divided Places

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Joint Ventures in the People's Republic of China: The Control of Foreign Direct Investment Under Socialism

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Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative analyses of struggles for rights in developing societies

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Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe: Convergence or Divergence?

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A fascinating insight into how regional organizations in Europe and East Asia are currently grappling with a striking number of essentially similar challenges.

This issue-based overview of political integration focuses on the differences and similarities

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Enemy Brothers: Socialists and Communists in France, Italy, and Spain

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Private Organisations in Global Politics

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Crafting Democracy: Regional Politics in Post-Communist Europe

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God's Plans for the American Working Class and the Holy land After 9/11/01

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Return to Putin's Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain

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World Report 2013: Events of 2012

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The International Monetary Fund and Latin America: The Argentine Puzzle in Context

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has played a critical role in the global economy since the postwar era. But, claims Claudia Kedar, behind the strictly economic aspects of the IMF's intervention, there are influential interactions between IMF technocrats

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European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet

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Japanese-Soviet Neutrality Pact

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Governing Europe: Discourse, Governmentality and European Integration

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Organising Labour in Globalising Asia

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Changing Images of Civil Society: From Protest to Governance

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Categorically Incorrect: Ethical Fallacies in Canada's War on Terror

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Harmonious World and China's New Foreign Policy

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Essentials of Comparative Politics

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The freshest, most contemporary introduction to comparative politics.

Essentials of Comparative Politics introduces students to the concepts that political scientists use to study and compare political systems and the particulars of specific political
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Cases in Comparative Politics

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Thirteen country studies that apply the conceptual framework developed in Essentials of Comparative Politics.

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How Political Parties Respond to Voters

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Political Regimes in the Arab World: Society and the Exercise of Power

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One of the implications of Orientalism is that the Arab world, as a homogenous entity, is often analysed as an anomaly within the international system. This book argues that, despite their differences, societies across the globe ultimately construct their

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Tangled Titans: The United States and China

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Tangled Titans: The United States and China

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Comparative Politics

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The Performance of Nations

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Italian Critics of Capitalism

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The New Latin American Left: Cracks in the Empire

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Comparative Politics and Crisis of Governance: The Russian Conundrum

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Century of Genocide

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The fourth edition of Centuries of Genocide: Essays and Eyewitness Accounts addresses examples of genocides perpetrated in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. Each chapter of the book is written by a recognized expert in the field,

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Making Democratic Governance Work

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World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey

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This comparative text provides an understanding of major world criminal justice systems by discussing and comparing the systems of six of the world's countries: England, France, Russia, China, Japan, and a new chapter on South Africa -- each representative

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Multidimensional Diplomacy of Contemporary China

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Higher Education and Equality of Opportunity: Cross-National Perspectives

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The Transition from Technocracy to Aristocracy in Japan, 1955-2003

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Governments, NGOs and Anti-Corruption: The New Integrity Warriors

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European Union Foreign and Security Policy: Towards a Neighbourhood Strategy

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Politics and Post-Colonial Theory: African Inflections

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Politics and Post-Colonial Theory traces how African
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Debating Political Identity and Legitimacy in the European Union

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The Political Economy of Russia

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Isles of the North: A Voyage to the Realms of the Norse

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Reflections on Conservative Politics in the United Kingdom and the United States: Still Soul Mates?

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The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State: [New in Paper]

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Perhaps no other Western writer has more deeply probed the bitter struggle in the Muslim world between the forces of religion and law and those of violence and lawlessness as Noah Feldman. His scholarship has defined the stakes in the Middle East today.

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Divine Justice: Religion And The Development Of Chinese Legal Culture

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Demystifying the European Union: The Enduring Logic of Regional Integration

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Securitizing Balance of Power Theory: A Polymorphic Reconceptualization

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Party Government in the New Europe

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This truly comparative volume examines the "life cycle" of party governments in Europe from 1990 onwards, and analyses its role and function in contemporary European parliamentary democracies.

The life and the performance of party governments in Europe

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New Visions for Market Governance: Crisis and Renewal

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The financial crisis of 2008-2009 and the "Great Recession" that it precipitated highlight a number of important questions about the governance of contemporary capitalism. How do shortcomings in existing market governance institutions help to account

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Bureaucratic Reform in the Ottoman Empire: The Sublime Porte, 1789-1922

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From the author's preface: Sublime Porte--there must be few terms more redolent, even today, of the fascination that the Islamic Middle East has long exercised over Western imaginations. Yet there must also be few Western minds that now know what this

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African Parliamentary Reform

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Some of the most far-reaching and innovative parliamentary reform is occurring in Africa. While these reforms are not yet widespread across the continent, parliaments in some African countries are asserting their independence as policymakers, as overseers

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Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan

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Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan compares two decades of climate policy development in Germany and Japan. It examines whether there is any difference between the types and levels of policy change in the two countries, and, if so, what factors

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Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan

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Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan compares two decades of climate policy development in Germany and Japan. It examines whether there is any difference between the types and levels of policy change in the two countries, and, if so, what factors

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Customary Law in the Modern World: The Crossfire of Sudan's War of Identities

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Referendums and Representative Democracy: Responsiveness, Accountability and Deliberation

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Reconstructing Law and Justice in a Postcolony

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Fascism

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Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World

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Law's Cosmos

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Politics and Government in Israel

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Oil in the Soil

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Globalizing de Gaulle

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Multination States in Asia

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The Evolution of Modern States

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Central and East European Politics

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Coalition Politics and Economic Development

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Privatizing Pensions

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To what extent do international organizations, global policy networks, and transnational policy entrepreneurs influence domestic policy makers? Have we entered a new phase of globalization that, unbeknownst to most citizens, shapes policies that used

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The Battle for Saudi Arabia

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Colombia and the United States

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World Report 2011

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Written in straightforward, non-technical
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Political Leadership, Nations and Charisma

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This ground-breaking and innovative book examines the influence of charisma on power, authority and nationalism. The authors both apply and challenge Max Weber's concept of 'charisma' and integrate it into a broader discussion of other theoretical models.

Using

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Saudi Maritime Policy

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Learning from the EU Constitutional Treaty

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The negative results of referenda on the European Union (EU) Constitutional Treaty in France and the Netherlands, and subsequent low-key adoption of the Treaty of Lisbon raise complex questions about the possible democratization of international organisations.

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The Politics of Containment

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This book assesses the role of employers in the development of welfare state and labour market institutions. Building on an in-depth analysis of Germany, a market economy known to often provide economic benefits to firms, this book explores one of the

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Looking for Work in Post-Socialist China

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Unemployment is one of the most politically explosive issues in China and has gained further prominence as a result of the present global financial crisis. The novelty, urgency, and complexity of Chinese unemployment have compelled the government to experiment

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Parliamentary Oversight Tools

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International Environmental Agreements

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International environmental agreements provide a practical basis for countries to address environmental issues on a global scale. This book explores the workings and outcomes of these agreements, and analyses key questions of why some problems are dealt

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The EU's Shifting Borders

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The EU's internal borders have become mostly invisible. Today, external borders are at the centre of controversy about an alleged 'fortress Europe'. Using different theoretical and methodological perspectives this book examines the challenges facing the

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State Structure, Policy Formation and Economic Development in Southeast Asia

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Human Rights and Democracy in EU Foreign Policy

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This book investigates the disparity between rhetoric and performance in the European Union response to abuses of human rights and transgression of democracy. With the Arab spring putting the spotlight on the EU's self-portrait as committed to promoting

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Comparative Regional Security Governance

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This book seeks to understand the role of regions in the provision of security (and insecurity) practices across the globe. Specialists with expertise in the regions they examine present eight case studies and analyses of the Americas, Africa and the

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Public Broadcasting and Political Interference

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Public broadcasters, like the BBC and the Italian broadcaster RAI, are some of the most important media organisations in the world. Politicians are often tempted to interfere in the workings of these broadcasters and when this happens, the results are

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Why Is There No Labor Party in the United States?

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Why is the United States the only advanced capitalist country with no labor party? This question is one of the great enduring puzzles of American political development, and it lies at the heart of a fundamental debate about the nature of American society.

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Competitive Authoritarianism

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Custom as a Source of Law

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Parliamentary Roles in Modern Legislatures

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This book gathers the most influential authors on role research and legislative studies to examine the different roles that MPs are playing in modern-day legislatures. It provides a comprehensive and critical overview of current research on legislative

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New Challenger Parties in Western Europe

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This book provides a systematic and comparative account of the rise of 'new challenger parties' across Western Europe. It analyses how parties that challenge the conventional party system by addressing issues neglected by existing parties can succeed

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Roman Law and the Legal World of the Romans

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India's Israel Policy

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India's foreign policy toward Israel is a subject of deep dispute. Throughout the twentieth century arguments have raged over the Palestinian problem and the future of bilateral relations. Yet no text comprehensively looks at the attitudes and policies

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Leftist Governments in Latin America

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World Report 2012

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Latin American Party Systems

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Social Capital in Developing Democracies

Social Capital in Developing Democracies by Leslie E. AndersonDrawing on extensive field work in Nicaragua and Argentina, as well as public opinion and elite data, Leslie E. Andersonís Social Capital in Developing Democracies explores the contribution of social capital to the process of democratization and the limits
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The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe

The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe by Silja HausermannThis book challenges existing theories of welfare state change by analyzing pension reforms in France, Germany, and Switzerland between 1970 and 2004. It explains why all three countries were able to adopt far-reaching reforms, adapting their pension regimes
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Asia and Latin America

Asia and Latin America by Jorn Dosch

Until the late 1980s, Japan was the only Asian country in Asia with notable political and economic relations. Since then, however, several Asian nations have perceived growing links with the Latin American region as a means of diversifying their political

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Italy Today

Italy Today by Andrea Mammone

Italy Today represents one of the most comprehensive examinations of contemporary Italy. It is a provocative and an innovative collection that aims to highlight the current 'crisis' of the country through an analysis of several different 'dark shadows'

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Never Allow a Crisis to Go to Waste: Barack Obama and the Evolution of American Socialism

Never Allow a Crisis to Go to Waste: Barack Obama and the Evolution of American Socialism by Bart Depalma

Majorities of Americans believe Barack Obama is a socialist and that the President's policies are moving the United States towards socialism. But very few can explain why they share this belief.

Never Allow A Crisis To Go To Waste: Barack Obama and the

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Political Campaigning, Elections and the Internet

Political Campaigning, Elections and the Internet by Darren Lilleker & Nigel Jackson

The Internet first played a minor role in the 1992 U.S. Presidential election, and has gradually increased in importance so that it is central to election campaign strategy. However, election campaigners have, until very recently, focused on Web 1.0:

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Contemporary Mexican Politics

Contemporary Mexican Politics by Emily Edmonds-Poli & David ShirkNow in a thoroughly updated edition, this comprehensive and engaging text explores contemporary Mexico's political development and examines the most important policy issues facing Mexico in the twenty-first century. The first half of the book begins with
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Women and Representation in Local Government

Women and Representation in Local Government by Barbara Pini

Women and Representation in Local Government opens up an opportunity to critique and move beyond suppositions and labels in relation to women in local government.

Presenting a wealth of new empirical material, this book brings together international

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The Cure for the American Healthcare Malady

The Cure for the American Healthcare Malady by FACP FACG James H. DeGerome MDSynopsis: The Cure for the American Healthcare Malady is an intelligent, logical and meticulously researched examination of healthcare by an author and physician who knows firsthand the problems we, as a nation, face with large numbers of families unable
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Full Spectrum Diplomacy and Grand Strategy

Full Spectrum Diplomacy and Grand Strategy by John LenczowskiFull Spectrum Diplomacy and Grand Strategy: Reforming the Structure and Culture of U.S. Foreign Policy, by John Lenczowski, offers a solution to one of the greatest weaknesses in U.S. foreign policy that has exacerbated the unprecedented anti-Americanism
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Turkey and the European Union

Turkey and the European Union by Selcen ÖnerEuropean identity has always been in a state of construction. With the creation of the European Union, however, this construction now takes place within an institutional framework, introducing a number of new variables. Selcen Öner's Turkey and the European
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A Theory of Foreign Policy

A Theory of Foreign Policy by Glenn Palmer & T. Clifton Morgan

This book presents a general explanation of how states develop their foreign policy. The theory stands in contrast to most approaches--which assume that states want to maximize security--by assuming that states pursue two things, or goods, through their

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Imperialism: A Study

Imperialism: A Study by John A. HobsonThis digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version of the same title.
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Seeking Changes: Political Development in Contemporary China

Seeking Changes: Political Development in Contemporary China by Authors VariousChina's revolutionary attempt to transition to socialism was an economic disaster. Since adopting elements of an open market policy in the 1970s, China has doubled its GDP every decade, and has lifted 400 million people out of absolute poverty. But as
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Dictators and Dictatorships

Dictators and Dictatorships by Natasha M. EzrowDictators and Dictatorships is a qualitative enquiry into the politics of authoritarian regimes. It argues that political outcomes in dictatorships are largely a product of leader-elite relations. Differences in the internal structure of dictatorships
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Responsive Democracy

Responsive Democracy by Jeeyang Rhee Baum"Responsive Democracy is a pioneering contribution to the political analysis of administrative law in East Asia. Both political scientists and legal academics will greatly benefit from the author's in-depth analysis of the intersection between presidential
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Why America Must Not Follow Europe

Why America Must Not Follow Europe by Daniel HannanDaniel Hannan, a British Conservative Member of the European Parliament, calls on Americans to avoid Europe's future. He traces the common roots of British and American liberty, and describes how both countries are losing their inheritance as government
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Beyond Realism: Human Security in India and Pakistan in the Twenty-First Century

Beyond Realism: Human Security in India and Pakistan in the Twenty-First Century by Rekha DattaAs the world is changing, many scholars, analysts, and policy makers agree that even as governments need to confront external threats, creating sustainable domestic environments is imperative as a policy priority. As events surrounding September 11, 2001continue
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Anyone That Works for a Living and Votes Republican Is an Idiot

Anyone That Works for a Living and Votes Republican Is an Idiot by Clyde CoughenourAnyone Th at Works for a Living and Votes Republican Is an Idiot provides an overview of the political plight of the U.S. worker, primarily over the last century. It is intended for those citizens of the United States who work for a living in times of
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Institutional Design and Voting Power in the European Union

Institutional Design and Voting Power in the European Union by Marek A. CichockiFrom leading global experts in the fields of politics and mathematics comes this thoughtful analysis of the nature and distribution of power within the European Union and the practical implications of the current institutional design on its members. A
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Regional Leadership in the Global System: Ideas, Interests and Strategies of Regional Powers

Regional Leadership in the Global System: Ideas, Interests and Strategies of Regional Powers by Daniel Flemes
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International Governance, Regimes, and Globalization: Case Studies from Beijing and Taipei

International Governance, Regimes, and Globalization: Case Studies from Beijing and Taipei by Peter Kien-hong YuIn the this collection, International Governance, Regimes, and Globalization, the writers explore international relations and globalization by using specific examples from Beijing and Taipei. In December 1949, when China was politically divided thePeople's
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Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents

Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents by Ian BurumaFor eight years the president of the United States was a born-again Christian, backed by well-organized evangelicals who often seemed intent on erasing the church-state divide. In Europe, the increasing number of radicalized Muslims is creating widespread
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Democratic Breakdown and the Decline of the Russian Military

Democratic Breakdown and the Decline of the Russian Military by Zoltan BaranyWhy have Russian generals acquired an important political position since the Soviet Union's collapse while at the same time the effectiveness of their forces has deteriorated? Why have there been no radical defense reforms in Russia since the end of the
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Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism

Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism by Daniel ZiblattGermany's and Italy's belated national unifications continue to loom large in contemporary debates. Often regarded as Europe's paradigmatic instances of failed modernization, the two countries form the basis of many of our most prized theories of social
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Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs, 1948-2003

Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs, 1948-2003 by Itamar RabinovichConsiderably expanded to include the impact of the 2003 war in Iraq and its aftermath, this new edition of Waging Peace provides a unique insight into the critical debate on the future of peace in the Middle East. A former chief negotiator for Israel,
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Representative Democracy: Legislators and their Constituents

Representative Democracy: Legislators and their Constituents by Michael L. MezeyAlthough we tend to use the terms "representative democracy" and "democracy" as synonyms, Michael Mezey maintains that they are not. Democracy means that the people govern; representative democracy means that the people elect others to govern for them.
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Freedom for Sale

Freedom for Sale by John KampfnerDemocratic liberalism v. authoritarianism - the ideological divide that defined the twentieth century. But when the cold war ended, "the end of history" was proclaimed. Soon the fire of freedom would burn worldwide, the experts said. And where markets
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Pan-Africanism Caribbean Connections

Pan-Africanism Caribbean Connections by Abdul K. BanguraThis book deals with the African legacy of Caribbean societies. It shows how literary works and practices have highlighted the relations between Africans in the continent and those in the Diaspora and the interconnections among their social institutio

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Unchopping a Tree: Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Political Violence

Unchopping a Tree: Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Political Violence by Ernesto VerdejaA significant new examination of the possibilities of reconciliation after wars and genocide
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The Professionalisation of Political Communication

The Professionalisation of Political Communication by R. NegrineHas the communication of politics become professionalised? Who are the 'professionals' and what part do they play in the political process? Can the process of professionalisation be observed in different political systems? These, and related questions,
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Recasting Welfare Capitalism: Economic Adjustment in Contemporary France and Germany

Recasting Welfare Capitalism: Economic Adjustment in Contemporary France and Germany by Mark VailCompares and contrasts the development of welfare capitalism in France and Germany, through good times and bad, since the 1970s
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