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Political parties books

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Organizational Structures of Political Parties in Central and Eastern European Countries by Katarzyna Sobolewska-mysl, Beata Kosowska-gastol, Piotr Borowiec Organizational Structures of Political Parties in Central and Eastern European Countries
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This book attempts to paint the widest possible picture of the organizational structures of the most important political parties in Central and Eastern Europe and to provide a basis for further comparison between them and their Western European counterparts. It...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Absorbing the Blow Populist Parties and Their Impact on Party Systems by Steven Wolinetz Absorbing the Blow Populist Parties and Their Impact on Party Systems


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Who Speaks for the Poor? Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation by Karen Long (Stanford University, California) Jusko Who Speaks for the Poor? Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation
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Explains cross-national differences in the political and partisan representation of low-income voters, focusing attention on the electoral geography of income.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Who Speaks for the Poor? Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation by Karen Long (Stanford University, California) Jusko Who Speaks for the Poor? Electoral Geography, Party Entry, and Representation
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Explains cross-national differences in the political and partisan representation of low-income voters, focusing attention on the electoral geography of income.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party by Willy Wo-Lap Lam Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

Whilst the Chinese Communist Party is one of the most powerful political institutions in the world, it is also one of the least understood, due to the party's secrecy and tight control over the archives, the press and the Internet....
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Party On! Political Parties from Hamilton and Jefferson to Trump by John Kenneth White, Matthew R. Kerbel Party On! Political Parties from Hamilton and Jefferson to Trump
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Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson laid the foundations for today's political debates between Democrats and Republicans. Hamilton believed that freedom must be married with a strong central government and especially an energetic president, while Jefferson believed freedom derived from local...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Party On! Political Parties from Hamilton and Jefferson to Trump by John Kenneth White, Matthew R. Kerbel Party On! Political Parties from Hamilton and Jefferson to Trump
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Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson laid the foundations for today's political debates between Democrats and Republicans. Hamilton believed that freedom must be married with a strong central government and especially an energetic president, while Jefferson believed freedom derived from local...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

American Political Parties Under Pressure Strategic Adaptations for a Changing Electorate by Chapman Rackaway American Political Parties Under Pressure Strategic Adaptations for a Changing Electorate

This book addresses the changing electoral and political circumstances in which American political parties found themselves during the 2016 election, and the strategic adaptations this new pressure may require. The respective establishments of both major political parties have found themselves...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

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Party and Democracy The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy by Piero (Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Bologna) Ignazi Party and Democracy The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy
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This volume examines the arguments for, and evidence of, the growing mismatch between political parties and society at large.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Socialism and Hope A Journey through Turbulent Times by Neil Findlay Socialism and Hope A Journey through Turbulent Times

Following the eventful 6 years in which Neil has sat as a member of Scottish Parliament, Hard Labour tracks the highs and lows of his personal and party life. It includes his insider view on the events of the 2014...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991 by Douglas Jones The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991

The first in-depth study of the Communist Party's attitude to devolution in Wales, to Welsh nationhood and Welsh identity, examined within the context of the rapid changes in twentieth century Welsh society, debates on devolution and identity on the British...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991 by Douglas Jones The Communist Party of Great Britain and the National Question in Wales, 1920-1991

The first in-depth study of the Communist Party's attitude to devolution in Wales, to Welsh nationhood and Welsh identity, examined within the context of the rapid changes in twentieth century Welsh society, debates on devolution and identity on the British...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The French and Italian Communist Parties Comrades and Culture by Cyrille Guiat The French and Italian Communist Parties Comrades and Culture

Beginning with a review of the numerous studies that tend to emphasize the national, societal dimension of the Italian and French communist parties, Cyrille Guiat's book is a comparative study of the two parties from the early 1960s to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Why Parties Matter Political Competition and Democracy in the American South by John H. Aldrich, John D. Griffin Why Parties Matter Political Competition and Democracy in the American South
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Since the founding of the American Republic, the North and South have followed remarkably different paths of political development. Among the factors that have led to their divergence throughout much of history are differences in the levels of competition among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

First to the Party The Group Origins of Political Transformation by Christopher Baylor First to the Party The Group Origins of Political Transformation

What determines the interests, ideologies, and alliances that make up political parties? In its entire history, the United States has had only a handful of party transformations. First to the Party concludes that groups like unions and churches, not voters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

The Political Philosophy of New Labour by Matt Beech The Political Philosophy of New Labour

Is New Labour more style than substance? Are its policies merely driven by pragmatism? This title traces the ideological roots of the Labour Party from its nineteenth century origins in the Labour Movement, through the twentieth century, until the years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

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Dictionary of Labour Biography Volume XIV by Keith Gildart Dictionary of Labour Biography Volume XIV

The Dictionary of Labour Biography has an outstanding reputation as a reference work for the study of nineteenth and twentieth century British history. Volume XIV maintains this standard of original and thorough scholarship. Each entry is written by a specialist...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Ten Years in the Death of the Labour Party by Tom Harris Ten Years in the Death of the Labour Party

The definitive insider account of how the Labour party found itself in its current, possibly terminal, predicament.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Election Watchdogs Transparency, Accountability and Integrity by Pippa Norris Election Watchdogs Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Recent years have seen growing concern about vote fraud, election-rigging, and maladministration. When problems come to light, however, is anyone held to account and are effective remedies implemented? This volume collects essays from international experts who compare alternative approaches and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Election Watchdogs Transparency, Accountability and Integrity by Pippa Norris Election Watchdogs Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Recent years have seen growing concern about vote fraud, election-rigging, and maladministration. When problems come to light, however, is anyone held to account and are effective remedies implemented? This volume collects essays from international experts who compare alternative approaches and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

The Blueprint Conservative Parties and their Impact on Canadian Politics by J. P. Rev. Lewis The Blueprint Conservative Parties and their Impact on Canadian Politics

In this collection, J.P. Lewis and Joanna Everitt bring together a group of up-and coming-political scientists as well as senior scholars to explore the recent history of the Conservative Party of Canada, covering the pre-merger period (1993-2003) and both the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Party Brands in Crisis Partisanship, Brand Dilution, and the Breakdown of Political Parties in Latin America by Noam (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Lupu Party Brands in Crisis Partisanship, Brand Dilution, and the Breakdown of Political Parties in Latin America
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Party Brands in Crisis offers a new way of thinking about how the behavior of political parties affects voters' attachments.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

A Nation Changed The SNP and Scotland Ten Years On by Gerry Hassan A Nation Changed The SNP and Scotland Ten Years On

A Nation Changed? Provides the first detailed and wide-ranging analysis of the SNP in office. It looks at how Scotland has changed and not changed during that time, and the challenges that lie ahead. The book examines the SNP's record,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Decision-Making Reform in Japan The Dpj's Failed Attempt at a Politician-Led Government by Karol Zakowski Decision-Making Reform in Japan The Dpj's Failed Attempt at a Politician-Led Government

In the election to the House of Representatives in 2009, the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) almost tripled the number of its lower house members by winning 308 seats. It subsequently formed a coalition government with the Social Democratic Party...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Organizing Political Parties Representation, Participation, and Power by Susan E. (John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Political Science, University of Houston) Scarrow Organizing Political Parties Representation, Participation, and Power
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This volume presents the first findings of a novel cross-national effort to assess the current state of political parties' internal rules and organizational resources.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Political Parties in Britain 1783-1867 by Eric J. Evans Political Parties in Britain 1783-1867

The theme of Professor Evan's book is the growth of a recognizable modern party system from the much looser and often family-based attachments of the eighteenth century. He examines the significance of the terms 'Whig' and 'Tory' in the later...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

The American Political Party System A Reference Handbook by Michael C. LeMay The American Political Party System A Reference Handbook

What historical factors transformed American politics into the institution we know today? This in-depth look at America's party system traces its efficacy, sustainability, and popularity through six influential presidencies spanning 1790 to the present day.* Theorizes how the presidencies of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

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