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One Nation After Trump A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported by E. J., Jr. Dionne, Norman Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann One Nation After Trump A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported
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American democracy was never supposed to give the nation a president like Donald Trump. We have never had a president who gave rise to such widespread alarm about his lack of commitment to the institutions of self-government, to the norms...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

When the Senate Worked for Us The Invisible Role of Staffers in Countering Corporate Lobbies by Michael Pertschuk When the Senate Worked for Us The Invisible Role of Staffers in Countering Corporate Lobbies

Inside stories of maneuvering by activist staffers fighting to enact laws in the public interest
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Controlling the EU Executive? The Politics of Delegation in the European Union by Gijs (Assistant Professor in European Union Politics and Administration, Utrecht University) Brandsma, Jens (Profe Blom-Hansen Controlling the EU Executive? The Politics of Delegation in the European Union
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This volume investigates inter-institutional conflicts in the EU system, specifically over delegation of rule-making power to the European Commission.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Politics of Gross National Happiness Governance and Development in Bhutan by Kent Schroeder Politics of Gross National Happiness Governance and Development in Bhutan

This book explores the practices of governance in Bhutan and how they shape the implementation of the country's Gross National Happiness (GNH) development strategy. The author examines whether Bhutan's innovative GNH governance framework successfully navigates competing power dynamics and generates...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

If Only They Didn't Speak English Notes From Trump's America by Jon Sopel If Only They Didn't Speak English Notes From Trump's America

As the BBC's North America Editor, the author has experienced The Greatest Country on Earth from a perspective that most could only dream of. In this book, he sets out to answer our questions about a country that once stood...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

If Only They Didn't Speak English Notes From Trump's America by Jon Sopel If Only They Didn't Speak English Notes From Trump's America

Presents a portrait of American life and politics as seen through British eyes. This book sets out to answer questions about a country that once stood for the grandest of dreams but which is now mired in a storm of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government Current Practices and Future Opportunities by Gregory Richards Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government Current Practices and Future Opportunities

Public Sector organizations represent an important aspect of the economy of most countries, ranging from 30-40% of GDP. The application of Big Data and Analytics (BDA) techniques can greatly enhance the efficiency of these organizations, but it is early days...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Preparing for Brexit Actors, Negotiations and Consequences by Lee McGowan Preparing for Brexit Actors, Negotiations and Consequences

This book studies the developments of the Brexit process between June 2016 and June 2017. The British electorate's decision to leave the European Union in June 2016 marks a major point in post war British politics, for it overturns the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

The Democratic Coup d'Etat by Ozan (Associate Professor of Law, Lewis and Clark Law School) Varol The Democratic Coup d'Etat
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The Democratic Coup d'Etat advances a simple, yet controversial, argument: democracy sometimes comes through a military coup. Covering coups that toppled dictators and installed democratic rule in countries as diverse as Guinea-Bissau, Portugal, and Colombia, the book weaves a balanced...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Democratic Coup d'Etat by Ozan (Associate Professor of Law, Lewis and Clark Law School) Varol The Democratic Coup d'Etat
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The Democratic Coup d'Etat advances a simple, yet controversial, argument: democracy sometimes comes through a military coup. Covering coups that toppled dictators and installed democratic rule in countries as diverse as Guinea-Bissau, Portugal, and Colombia, the book weaves a balanced...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Cameroon in the 21st Century: Challenges & Prospects Volume 2 -- Environment & People by Isabelle Piot-Lepetit Cameroon in the 21st Century: Challenges & Prospects Volume 2 -- Environment & People


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir by Anton (Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Austria.) Shekhovtsov Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir
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The growing influence on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian actors and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Price of a Vote in the Middle East Clientelism and Communal Politics in Lebanon and Yemen by Daniel (Columbia University, New York) Corstange The Price of a Vote in the Middle East Clientelism and Communal Politics in Lebanon and Yemen
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Some ethnic communities receive generous material rewards for their political support, whilst others only receive very modest payoffs.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir by Anton (Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Austria.) Shekhovtsov Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir
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The growing influence on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian actors and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

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Lobbyists and Bureaucrats in Brussels Capitalism's Brokers by Sylvain (Centre europeen de sociologie et de science politique, France) Laurens Lobbyists and Bureaucrats in Brussels Capitalism's Brokers
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With over 30,000 lobbyists in town, Brussels is often called the European capital of lobbying. Despite this, little is known on how this political system works in practice. This book offers an unprecedented window into the everyday relationships between bureaucrats...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Reforming the European Union From Maastricht to Amsterdam by G. Wyn Rees Reforming the European Union From Maastricht to Amsterdam

Analyses the likely future of the EU following next year's Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) which is likely to be even more significant for the future of Europe than the Maastricht Treaty. Since Maastricht it has become clear that future developments are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Adapting to European Integration Small States and the European Union by Kenneth Hanf Adapting to European Integration Small States and the European Union

Adapting to European Integration describes how the political institutions in eight small member states and two non-members responded to the internal and external demands springing from the process of European integration in general and EC/EU membership in particular. The study...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Ethics as a Weapon of War Militarism and Morality in Israel by James (Queen Mary University of London) Eastwood Ethics as a Weapon of War Militarism and Morality in Israel

This book examines theories of morality and ethics in war through a comprehensive study of the Israel Defence Forces.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Power Hierarchies and Hegemony in Afghanistan State Building, Ethnic Minorities and Identity in Central Asia by Shah Mahmoud Hanifi Power Hierarchies and Hegemony in Afghanistan State Building, Ethnic Minorities and Identity in Central Asia


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System Two Decades of Rural Local Governance by Atul Sarma Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System Two Decades of Rural Local Governance

This book discusses the evolution of the third tier of the Indian federal system, with a focus on rural local governance (commonly known as Panchayati Raj) against the backdrop of important theoretical and empirical literature on the relevance and effectiveness...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior by Robert M. (Georgia State University, USA) Howard Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior
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Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Governance and Governed Multi-Country Perspectives on State, Society and Development by Madhushree Sekher Governance and Governed Multi-Country Perspectives on State, Society and Development

Building, largely, on insights from India, and case studies in Brazil, China, and South Africa, this book provides insights into the contested topic of `governance and governed' from a state-society inter-relationship perspective. It argues that the centrality of an understanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

The Rise of Catalan Independence Spain's Territorial Crisis by Andrew Dowling The Rise of Catalan Independence Spain's Territorial Crisis

Spain, one of Europe's oldest nation-states, is in serious difficulty with Catalan secession becoming the most important issue as economic recovery is gradually achieved. During the 20th Century Catalonia was frequently cited as a model for the successful devolution of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Departements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood? by Xavier (Centre for Local Innovation at the Diputacio de Barcelona, and University of Barcelona) Bertrana Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Departements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood?
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Debates about multi-level governance have led to a profound restructuring of regional and local government. The second level of local government is under review in most European countries, with the aim to strengthen the institutional capacity of municipalities or to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Post-Colonial Kenya The Rise of an Authoritarian and Predatory State by Rok Ajulu Post-Colonial Kenya The Rise of an Authoritarian and Predatory State

This engaging reassessment of postcolonial Kenyan political history develops a theory of historical change and the role of leading figures in it. Combining political economy with political sociology it demonstrates how violence following the contested presidential election of 2007 represented,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Inside the Syria Conflict From Revolution to Civil War by Gilles Dorronsoro Inside the Syria Conflict From Revolution to Civil War

The first comprehensive field-based study of the Syrian conflict, introducing a seminal approach to civil wars.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Inside the Syria Conflict From Revolution to Civil War by Gilles Dorronsoro Inside the Syria Conflict From Revolution to Civil War

The first comprehensive field-based study of the Syrian conflict, introducing a seminal approach to civil wars.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Wahhabism in Tribal Arabia Politics, Power and Religion in the Rise of the Al-Saud by Tarik K. Firro Wahhabism in Tribal Arabia Politics, Power and Religion in the Rise of the Al-Saud

Wahhabism, the conservative creed underpinning the ruling ideology of the Saudi dynasty, has become a commonplace word.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Legislative Style by William Bernhard, Tracy Sulkin Legislative Style
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Once elected, members of Congress face difficult decisions about how to allocate their time and effort. On which issues should they focus? What is the right balance between working in one's district and on Capitol Hill? How much should they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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The Developing British Political System The 1990s by Ian Budge The Developing British Political System The 1990s

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

After Khomeini The Iranian Second Republic by Anoushiravan Ehteshami After Khomeini The Iranian Second Republic

For Iran the years since Ayatollah Khomeini's death have been dominated by the need for political consolidation and economic reconstruction.The book assesses the critical dilemmas of the regime both previous to and since the demise of its first spiritual leader....
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

An Introduction to the House of Commons by Robert Rhodes James An Introduction to the House of Commons

Winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, 1962. The men and women who sit in the House of Commons shape the way we lead our lives. But how many of us could ever explain the workings of this complicated and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Art and Craft of Policy Analysis Reissued with a new introduction by B. Guy Peters by Aaron Wildavsky The Art and Craft of Policy Analysis Reissued with a new introduction by B. Guy Peters

The Art and Craft of Policy Analysis is a classic work of the Public Policy discipline. Wildavsky's emphasis on the values involved in public policies, as well as the need to build political understandings about the nature of policy, are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

The Public in Peril Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism by Henry A. Giroux The Public in Peril Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism

This is one of the first books to thoroughly critique the rise of Trumpism and its potential impact, nationally and globally. One of the world's leading social critics, Giroux offers new critiques of Trump and his early Cabinet choices in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

The Public in Peril Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism by Henry A. Giroux The Public in Peril Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism

This is one of the first books to thoroughly critique the rise of Trumpism and its potential impact, nationally and globally. One of the world's leading social critics, Giroux offers new critiques of Trump and his early Cabinet choices in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Constitutional Politics and the Territorial Question in Canada and the United Kingdom Federalism and Devolution Compared by Michael Keating Constitutional Politics and the Territorial Question in Canada and the United Kingdom Federalism and Devolution Compared

This book compares the constitutional politics in Canada and the United Kingdom - two complex, multilevel, plurinational states. While the former is federal and the latter a devolved state, the logic of both systems is similar: to combine unity with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Democratic Latin America by Craig L. Arceneaux Democratic Latin America

Craig L. Arceneaux is Professor of Political Science at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He served as Chair of the Political Science Department from 2009-13.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Democratic Latin America by Craig L. Arceneaux Democratic Latin America

Craig L. Arceneaux is Professor of Political Science at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He served as Chair of the Political Science Department from 2009-13.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Digital Resistance in the Middle East New Media Activism in Everyday Life by Deborah L. (United States Naval Academy) Wheeler Digital Resistance in the Middle East New Media Activism in Everyday Life

This book argues that Internet diffusion and use in the Middle East enables meaningful micro-changes in citizens' lives, even in states where no Arab Spring revolution occurred. Using ethnographic evidence and taking a comparative perspective, it presents a grass roots...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Authoritarian Politics in Turkey Elections, Resistance and the AKP by Bahar Baser, Ahmet Erdi Ozturk Authoritarian Politics in Turkey Elections, Resistance and the AKP
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Examines how elections in Turkey are used to shift the country to increasingly autocratic measures
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Civil Society and Democratization in India Institutions, Ideologies and Interests by Sarbeswar Sahoo Civil Society and Democratization in India Institutions, Ideologies and Interests

Developing a distinctive theoretical framework on civil society, this book examines how Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) contribute towards democratization in India and what conditions facilitate or inhibit their contribution. It assesses three different kinds of politics within civil society - liberal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

American Politics and Society by David McKay American Politics and Society

Now in its ninth edition, this popular introduction tackles the most recent trends in American politics and society through explanation, analyses, and interpretations of government processes adding valuable context for students by considering these procedures and developments from an international...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Business and Government Relations in Africa by Robert A. Dibie Business and Government Relations in Africa

This book endeavors to take the conceptualization of the relationship between business, government and development in African countries to a new level. In the twenty-first century, the interests and operations of government and business inevitably intersect all over the African...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Exceptions to the Rule by Molly E. Reynolds Exceptions to the Rule

Special rules enable the Senate to act despite the filibuster. Sometimes.Most people believe that, in today's partisan environment, the filibuster prevents the Senate from acting on all but the least controversial matters. But this is not exactly correct. In fact,...
Format: eBook - Released: 18/07/2017

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