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Comparative politics

Hardcover. An analysis of think-tanks in Britain and Germany and their role in the re-making of the British Labour party and Germany's Social Democrats as 'Third Way' parties. The part that think-tanks played in the creation of the the 'workfare state' in the 1990s and 2000s is also explored in this book. Series: New Perspectives in German Political Studies. Num Pages: 243 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JKSB; JPB; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 144 x 19. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230292949
ISBN
9780230292949
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.21

Hardcover. The authors suggest that some of the problems of the public sector are self-inflicted and that current policies may only deliver partial success 'at a price we cannot afford'. It proposes a radical alternative and discusses practical ways it could be implemented. It also explores the threats and opportunities that such an approach might face. Num Pages: 277 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JPB; JPP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 148 x 21. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230296503
ISBN
9780230296503
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.95

Hardcover. EPUB Series: Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics. Num Pages: 240 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1QFE; JPB; JPQB; JPSN2; KCL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 145 x 19. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230298682
ISBN
9780230298682
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.31

Hardcover. What determines Europe's migrant policies and where does the EU fit into this picture? This book is a comparative analysis of the impact of the EU, if any, on the policies and politics of immigrant integration in its member states. It investigates whether the EU can be a force for good in this policy area. Num Pages: 271 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; 1QFE; JFFN; JPB; JPQB; JPSN2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 144 x 19. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230299993
ISBN
9780230299993
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.73

Hardcover. This book examines how parties negotiate coalition deals at the subnational level using the examples of Germany and Spain. In such multi-level settings, parties are present at various negotiation tables often having to make difficult choices about their role in the coalition and the relative merits of being in government over the opposition. Series: Comparative Territorial Politics. Num Pages: 193 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1DSE; JPB; JPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 213 x 171 x 16. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230300835
ISBN
9780230300835
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.09

Hardcover. Through in-depth analysis of interviews from across Europe, this book explores how European citizens identify themselves with Europe and the development of a 'European mental space.' Series: Identities and Modernities in Europe. Num Pages: 307 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; JFFN; JFS; JHBC; JPB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 136 x 23. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230302563
ISBN
9780230302563
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.83

Hardcover. The way in which elections are run is changing, as radical reforms or experiments have been introduced across the world. This book establishes why election administration might be used by political elites to win and maintain power. It identifies the role of elite interests in shaping election administration in USA, UK and Ireland. Num Pages: 291 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JPB; JPHF; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 474.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230308428
ISBN
9780230308428
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.58

Hardcover. This book is about the mundane, local, every day practices that constitutes democracy. Focusing on France and Finland, the book defines politicization as the key process in understanding democracy in different cultural contexts and shows a nuanced picture of two opposite models of European politics. Num Pages: 263 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 1DNF; JPB; JPHV; JPW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230309296
ISBN
9780230309296
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.83

Hardcover. Why do some countries have 'Culture Wars' over morality issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage while other countries hardly experience any conflict? This book argues that morality issues only generate major conflicts in political systems with a significant conflict between religious and secular parties. Series: Comparative Studies of Political Agendas. Num Pages: 227 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; 1KBB; HPQ; JFM; JPB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 136 x 18. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230309333
ISBN
9780230309333
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.11

Hardcover. This book challenges the popular view that established ideologies no longer make sense in today's globalizing world. Considered from a broad historical perspective, major ideological traditions have not become destabilized and incoherent by globalization, but remain meaningful political beliefs that shape the globalization debate. Series: Frontiers of Globalization. Num Pages: 229 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFFS; JPA; JPB; JPFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 145 x 221 x 19. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230336940
ISBN
9780230336940
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.18

Hardcover. A study of territorial dynamics within party organizations in multi-layered systems. This book contributes to a new approach in party research which acknowledges the importance of multi-layered institutional framing. It includes an analysis of vertical linkages and sub-state autonomy in Austrian, Belgian, British, German and Spanish parties. Series: Comparative Territorial Politics. Num Pages: 292 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; JPB; JPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 144 x 21. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230337091
ISBN
9780230337091
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.61

Hardcover. A collection of state of the art reflections by fourteen leading experts in the field of multinational federalism. Seymour and Gagnon have gathered contributions from philosophers, political scientists and jurists dealing with the accommodation of peoples in countries like Belgium, Canada, Europe, Great Britain, India and Spain. Editor(s): Seymour, Michel. Series: Comparative Territorial Politics. Num Pages: 300 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JPB; JPH; JPR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 146 x 22. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230337114
ISBN
9780230337114
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.66

Hardcover. In small plural societies, cultural differences can be exaggerated, exploited and intensified during political contests. The survival of these societies as democracies - or even at all - hangs in the balance. Num Pages: 234 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JPB; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 143 x 20. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st Ed.
Number of pages
234
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230339873
ISBN
9780230339873
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.15

Hardcover. When political 'extremists' - organized into parties that compete openly and successfully in democratic elections - enter the conventional institutional arena, how do mainstream actors react? This book deals with understanding how democracies respond to party-based extremism and with what consequences. Num Pages: 254 pages, 4 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: JPB; JPF; JPHV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 151 x 19. Weight in Grams: 426.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
254
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230340794
ISBN
9780230340794
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.29

Hardcover. Newell examines noted Americans at seven critical turning points in American history to look at what it takes to be a statesman.Through a powerful speech and the events preceding and following it, they show us how they grappled with conflicting values, varying demands, and the uncertainties of trying to forge a good society. Num Pages: 300 pages, 2 black & white line drawings, 7 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPB; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 139 x 21. Weight in Grams: 482.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230341081
ISBN
9780230341081
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.66

Hardcover. This pioneering book examines how policies to raise efficiency and performance in Europe's universities have profoundly altered ties between government, society and higher education, outlining how Evaluation Agencies have urged Europe's universities to meet the challenge of modernization. Series: Issues in Higher Education. Num Pages: 264 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; JNM; JPB; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 139 x 19. Weight in Grams: 434.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230348035
ISBN
9780230348035
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.41

Hardcover. In this unique and engaging book, Sue Pryce tackles the major issues surrounding drug policy. Why do governments persist with prohibition policies, despite their proven inefficacy? Why are some drugs criminalized, and some not? And why does society care about drug use at all? Pryce guides us through drug policy around the world. Num Pages: 193 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFFH; JKVG; JPB; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 375.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
194
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230359703
ISBN
9780230359703
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.83

Hardcover. An exploration of what drives party-based Euroscepticism and why some parties are Eurosceptic. This book looks at what makes mainstream opposition parties careful not to appear Eurosceptic and asks whether Euroscepticism is an aberration of politics, an extreme populist ideology, or just politics as usual. Series: Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics. Num Pages: 278 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; 1QFE; JPB; JPL; JPSN2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 220 x 141 x 21. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230361768
ISBN
9780230361768
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.49

Hardcover. This book approaches current controversies concerning qualitative and quantitative procedures in the social sciences and incorporates new methods showing how they can supplement each other. It is based on a comprehensive international research project that readers can apply to their findings through the data set provided on the author's home page. Series: ECPR Research Methods. Num Pages: 256 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JPB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 137 x 19. Weight in Grams: 438.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230361775
ISBN
9780230361775
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.31

Hardcover. Why are regional nationalisms threatening the old nations? This book explores examples such as why Scotland might become independent, why Wales wants more autonomy, and why Catalonia emphasizes its distinctive language and institutions but does not want separation from Spain. Stateless Nations explores the historical roots of modern nationalisms. Num Pages: 220 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; JPB; JPFN; JPR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 144 x 223 x 18. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230361799
ISBN
9780230361799
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.03

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