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The Senate and the People of Canada A Counterintuitive Approach to Reform of the Senate of Canada by James T. McHugh The Senate and the People of Canada A Counterintuitive Approach to Reform of the Senate of Canada

This book addresses the highly contentious subject of Canadian Senate reform. Its conclusions reject conventional recommendations and argue that the Senate should remain an appointed body with a more expansive appointment process and restrained powers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Realism and Democracy American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring by Elliott (Council on Foreign Relations, New York) Abrams Realism and Democracy American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring
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This book makes a realpolitik argument for supporting democracy in the Arab world, drawing on four decades of policy experience.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Authoritarian Legality in China Law, Workers, and the State by Mary Elizabeth (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Gallagher Authoritarian Legality in China Law, Workers, and the State
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This book examines Chinese workers' experiences and shows how disenchantment with the legal system drives workers from the courtroom to the streets.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Broken Ladder The Paradox and Potential of India's One-Billion by Anirudh (Duke University, North Carolina) Krishna The Broken Ladder The Paradox and Potential of India's One-Billion
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Explains the paradox of India's rapid growth and widespread poverty by looking at hundreds of life stories and the latest research.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Theory and Practice in Policy Analysis Including Applications in Science and Technology by Granger (Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania) Morgan Theory and Practice in Policy Analysis Including Applications in Science and Technology
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Practitioners of policy analysis will better understand the tools of their trade, and the broader contexts in which analysis contributes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Theory and Practice in Policy Analysis Including Applications in Science and Technology by Granger (Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania) Morgan Theory and Practice in Policy Analysis Including Applications in Science and Technology
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Practitioners of policy analysis will better understand the tools of their trade, and the broader contexts in which analysis contributes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Party Polarization in America The War Over Two Social Contracts by B. Dan (Texas A & M University) Wood, Soren (Auburn University, Alabama) Jordan Party Polarization in America The War Over Two Social Contracts
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This book shows that party polarization in America is the norm, not the exception, and is rooted in class-based conflict characterizing all of American history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Authoritarian Legality in China Law, Workers, and the State by Mary Elizabeth (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Gallagher Authoritarian Legality in China Law, Workers, and the State
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This book examines Chinese workers' experiences and shows how disenchantment with the legal system drives workers from the courtroom to the streets.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Unmaking China's Development The Function and Credibility of Institutions by Peter (Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands) Ho Unmaking China's Development The Function and Credibility of Institutions
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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Becoming Madam Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic by Joyce Marie Mushaben Becoming Madam Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic

The first English-language scholarly book to provide an overview of the Angela Merkel's career and influence.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Taming Intuition How Reflection Minimizes Partisan Reasoning and Promotes Democratic Accountability by Kevin (Temple University, Philadelphia) Arceneaux, Ryan J. (Temple University, Philadelphia) Vander Wielen Taming Intuition How Reflection Minimizes Partisan Reasoning and Promotes Democratic Accountability
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Individuals vary in their ability to reflect on and override partisan impulses, affecting their ability to rationally evaluate politicians.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Constitution in Crisis The New Putney Debates by Denis Galligan Constitution in Crisis The New Putney Debates

Prominent intellectuals grapple with the Brexit conundrum
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Taming Intuition How Reflection Minimizes Partisan Reasoning and Promotes Democratic Accountability by Kevin (Temple University, Philadelphia) Arceneaux, Ryan J. (Temple University, Philadelphia) Vander Wielen Taming Intuition How Reflection Minimizes Partisan Reasoning and Promotes Democratic Accountability
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Individuals vary in their ability to reflect on and override partisan impulses, affecting their ability to rationally evaluate politicians.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

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The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Andrew Trees The Federalist Papers
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In this elegant, portable collection of political essays, three United States Founding Fathers intelligently and forcefully advocate the ratification of what became this country's supreme law.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean Subnational Structures, Institutions, and Clientelistic Networks by Tina (Concordia University, Montreal) Hilgers Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean Subnational Structures, Institutions, and Clientelistic Networks
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This volume examines violence across Latin America and the Caribbean to demonstrate the importance of subnational analysis over national aggregates.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Russia Against the Rest The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order by Richard (University of Kent, Canterbury) Sakwa Russia Against the Rest The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order
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This book examines how Putin's Russia emerged as one of the great powers, demanding recognition of its status in international politics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Russia Against the Rest The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order by Richard (University of Kent, Canterbury) Sakwa Russia Against the Rest The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order
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This book examines how Putin's Russia emerged as one of the great powers, demanding recognition of its status in international politics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Religion, Violence, and Local Power-Sharing in Nigeria by Laura Thaut (Lewis and Clark College, Portland) Vinson Religion, Violence, and Local Power-Sharing in Nigeria
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This book explores the significance of religious resurgence and violence in Nigeria, and how informal local government power-sharing reduces communal Muslim-Christian violence.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics How Abortion Transformed the Culture Wars by Andrew R. (University of Cincinnati) Lewis The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics How Abortion Transformed the Culture Wars

Explains how abortion politics influenced a fundamental shift in conservative Christian politics, teaching conservatives to embrace rights arguments.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Poor's Struggle for Political Incorporation The Piquetero Movement in Argentina by Dr. Federico M. Rossi The Poor's Struggle for Political Incorporation The Piquetero Movement in Argentina

A study of the poor's movements in response to the ever-widening gap between the poor and the state in Latin American politics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Documenting Americans A Political History of National ID Card Proposals in the United States by Magdalena Krajewska Documenting Americans A Political History of National ID Card Proposals in the United States

This is the only comprehensive political history of national ID card proposals and identity policing developments in the United States.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Losing Pravda Ethics and The Press in Post-Truth Russia by Natalia (University of California, San Diego) Roudakova Losing Pravda Ethics and The Press in Post-Truth Russia
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The story of the spectacular unravelling of journalism as a profession in Russia in the last thirty years.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Losing Pravda Ethics and The Press in Post-Truth Russia by Natalia (University of California, San Diego) Roudakova Losing Pravda Ethics and The Press in Post-Truth Russia
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The story of the spectacular unravelling of journalism as a profession in Russia in the last thirty years.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics by David A. (Boston College, Massachusetts) Hopkins Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics
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Democrats and Republicans have become geographically divided along regional lines, which has furthered the ideological polarization of American politics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism by Chris (University of California, Berkeley) Zepeda-Millan Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism
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The first full-length study of the historic 2006 immigrant rights protests in the U.S., in which millions of Latinos participated.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Political Economy of European Security by Kaija (Boston University) Schilde The Political Economy of European Security

Looks at how EU political institutions in security and defense have developed through the political economy of interest group intermediation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism by Chris (University of California, Berkeley) Zepeda-Millan Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism
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The first full-length study of the historic 2006 immigrant rights protests in the U.S., in which millions of Latinos participated.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics by David A. (Boston College, Massachusetts) Hopkins Red Fighting Blue How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics
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Democrats and Republicans have become geographically divided along regional lines, which has furthered the ideological polarization of American politics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Other books in this genre

Federal Constitutionalism State Legislatures in Constitutional Politics by Bradley D. (Union College, USA.) Hays Federal Constitutionalism State Legislatures in Constitutional Politics
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State legislatures regularly and recurrently affect constitutional meaning. However, they do so not through legal pathways like constitutional amendment or judicial challenges but by passing resolutions that assert an interpretation different than the one prevailing nationally. These resolutions help rally...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Becoming Madam Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic by Joyce Marie Mushaben Becoming Madam Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic

The first English-language scholarly book to provide an overview of the Angela Merkel's career and influence.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Federalism and Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa by Jan Erk Federalism and Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

The 1990s were marked by democratic and decentralization reforms throughout Africa. The chapters of the volume all highlight the gradual changes that have taken place since. Long-term structural uncodified factors - be it societal, economic, geographic, demographic - seem to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

State Crisis in Fragile Democracies Polarization and Political Regimes in South America by Samuel (University of Utah) Handlin State Crisis in Fragile Democracies Polarization and Political Regimes in South America

This book develops a new political-institutional explanation of South America's 'two lefts' and the divergent fates of the region's democratic regimes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

The CIA and the Politics of US Intelligence Reform by Brent (Smith College, Massachusetts) Durbin The CIA and the Politics of US Intelligence Reform
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This book presents a thorough analysis of US intelligence reforms and their effects on national security and civil liberties.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Supreme Court Expansion of Presidential Power Unconstitutional Leanings by Louis Fisher Supreme Court Expansion of Presidential Power Unconstitutional Leanings

In the fourth of the Federalist Papers, published in 1787, John Jay warned of absolute monarchs who will often make war when their nations are to get nothing by it. More than two centuries later, are single executives making unilateral...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Rivals for Power Presidential-Congressional Relations by James A. Thurber Rivals for Power Presidential-Congressional Relations

This text brings together the knowledge of leading scholars and scholar-practitioners alike to explain the complex political dynamic between the president and Congress through an accessible and engaging analysis of executive and legislative rivalry across a span of eras, with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors Canada at 150 by David E. Smith The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors Canada at 150

In The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors, David E. Smith presents a learned but accessible analysis of the interconnectedness of Canada's parliamentary institutions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Transformations of the State by Stephan (Professor of Public and Social Policy, University of Bremen) Leibfried The Oxford Handbook of Transformations of the State
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This handbook offers a comprehensive treatment of transformations of the state, from its origins in different parts of the world and different time periods to its transformations since World War II in the advanced industrial countries, the post-Communist world, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

The Presidency in Black and White My Up-Close View of Four Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan, Elijah Cummings The Presidency in Black and White My Up-Close View of Four Presidents and Race in America
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As a White House correspondent since 1997, Ryan provides unique insights on the presidencies of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. In the updated paperback edition, Ryan contributes a new afterword, chronicling the country's growing racial divide, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

National Security, Statecentricity, and Governance in East Asia by Brendan Howe National Security, Statecentricity, and Governance in East Asia

This book assesses the extent to which an emphasis on national security and prioritization of state interests has dominated governance policy-making in Northeast and Southeast Asia, at the expense of human security, human development, and human rights.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Rivals for Power Presidential-Congressional Relations by James A. Thurber Rivals for Power Presidential-Congressional Relations

This text brings together the knowledge of leading scholars and scholar-practitioners alike to explain the complex political dynamic between the president and Congress through an accessible and engaging analysis of executive and legislative rivalry across a span of eras, with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda by Timothy (Boston University) Longman Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda

A critical exploration of the steps taken to promote peace, reconciliation and justice in post-genocide Rwanda.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors Canada at 150 by David E. Smith The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors Canada at 150

In The Constitution in a Hall of Mirrors, David E. Smith presents a learned but accessible analysis of the interconnectedness of Canada's parliamentary institutions.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

Supreme Democracy The End of Elitism in Supreme Court Nominations by Richard Davis Supreme Democracy The End of Elitism in Supreme Court Nominations

Supreme Court Nominations in an Age of Democracy explores how the rise of mass media, and the democratization of politics more broadly, has affected the Court, the presidency, and the Senate.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

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