Regional Organizations and Social Policy in Europe and Latin by Andrea C. Bianculli,Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann

By Andrea C. Bianculli,Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann

The members verify to what quantity nearby agencies in Europe and Latin the United States offer an area for the legislation and provision of social rules within the quarter of social safeguard, better schooling and well-being. They examine the effect of local firms on social citizenship following political fight and contestation.

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Second Verse, Same as the First: The 2012 Presidential by Scott E. Buchanan,Branwell D. Kapeluck

By Scott E. Buchanan,Branwell D. Kapeluck

Second Verse, related because the First is a quantity of essays protecting the 2012 election because it performed out within the 11 former states of the Confederacy. The essays are equipped via country and emphasize the presidential crusade, yet each one country bankruptcy additionally comprises research on extraordinary congressional races and critical styles on the country point. attention-grabbing styles within the South and their implications for the stability of strength among the 2 significant events are analyzed. extra chapters conceal the problems that ruled voter selection making and the nomination approach. Second Verse, similar because the First is a need for teachers, reporters, and political fanatics looking a deeper realizing of up to date alterations in southern electoral politics.

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Enforcing Pollution Control Laws (RFF Policy and Governance by Clifford S. Russell,Winston Harrington,William J. Vaughn

By Clifford S. Russell,Winston Harrington,William J. Vaughn

financial versions are used to teach the level of the problems all in favour of tracking and implementing toxins regulate legislation on a continuing foundation. The authors make a number of suggestions for coverage swap. in addition they express that prime charges of compliance might be accomplished inside tight price range constraints.

Originally released in 1986

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Cracking the Highest Glass Ceiling: A Global Comparison of by Rainbow Murray,Pippa Norris

By Rainbow Murray,Pippa Norris

This exam of the function of gender stereotyping in media insurance of govt elections makes use of 9 case reports from worldwide to supply a different comparative perspective.

• Essays through thirteen uncommon students combining examine on gender and elections with services in a specific country

• A desk highlighting key findings for every case research, facilitating comparability in a manner that has now not formerly been possible

• A bibliography that brings jointly readings on gender, elections, and media stereotyping from the us and 8 different international locations round the world

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International Cultural Relations: Volume 7 (Routledge by J. M. Mitchell

By J. M. Mitchell

This e-book, initially released in 1986, analyses and describes the importance of cultural kin in foreign affairs. It strains the beginnings of cultural relatives within the 19th century and their evolution. attention is given to the character and association of world ‘cultural diplomacy’, with a selected specialise in France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the us. This publication should be of curiosity to scholars in foreign affairs and smooth historical past, but in addition to these operating in executive departments and organizations.

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Political Representation: Roles, representatives and the by Marc Bühlmann,Jan Fivaz

By Marc Bühlmann,Jan Fivaz

In an awesome democracy, representatives might fullyyt replicate voters’ perspectives, personal tastes and needs of their legislative paintings. even though, real-life democracies don't meet this perfect and voters’ coverage personal tastes and priorities are reflected purely inadequately.

This booklet offers new insights on political illustration. it's guided by means of 3 questions:

  • what roles may still representatives play?

  • Who is really or could be represented?

  • How are the representatives (or how may still they be) attached with the represented?

Containing contributions from the views of political thought and philosophy, in addition to quantitative empirical stories, the amount demonstrates the necessity to adapt those verified inquiries to new political realities.

This textual content can be of key curiosity to students and scholars of political illustration and events, political conception, democratic conception, political philosophy and comparative politics.

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The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the by William J. Cooper

By William J. Cooper

Why has John Quincy Adams been mostly written out of yankee historical past whilst he's, in truth, our misplaced Founding Father?

Long relegated to the sidelines of historical past because the hyperintellectual son of John and Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848), hasn't ever basked within the ancient highlight. Remembered, if in any respect, as an useless president in the course of an extremely rancorous time, Adams was once humiliated in workplace after the contested election of 1824, viciously assailed through populist competitors for being either slippery and effete, after which resoundingly defeated through the western conflict hero Andrew Jackson, whose 1828 election ushered in an period of exceptional expansion.

Aware of this acceptance but confident that Adams merits a reconsideration, award-winning historian William J. Cooper has reframed the 6th president’s lifestyles in a wholly unique approach, demonstrating that Adams will be thought of our lost Founding Father, his morality and political philosophy the ultimate hyperlink to the nice visionaries who created our kingdom. As Cooper demonstrates, not anyone else in his generation—not Clay, Webster, Calhoun, or Jackson—ever skilled Europe as younger Adams did, who at fourteen translated from French on the courtroom of Catherine the nice. in truth, Adams’s very publicity to the information of the eu Enlightenment that had so motivated the Founding Fathers, together with their embody of cause, have been not often shared by means of his contemporaries, rather those that couldn't countenance slaves as equivalent human beings.

Such variations, as Cooper narrates, turned relatively major after Adams’s failed presidency, whilst he, with his more and more reclusive spouse, Louisa Catherine Adams, lower back to Washington as a Massachusetts congressman in 1831. together with his implacable foe Andrew Jackson within the White condominium, Adams passionately took up the antislavery reason. regardless of raucous competition from southern and northern politicians, Adams refused to relent, his protests so vehement that Congress enacted the gag rule within the 1830s in particular to silence him. together with his impassioned public pronouncements and his heroic arguments within the Amistad trial, a defiant Adams was once not seen as a failed president yet a countrywide, albeit curmudgeonly, hero, who eventually collapsed at the flooring of the home chamber in 1848 and died within the capital 3 days later. satirically, Adams’s loss of life and the extreme obsequies produced an outpouring of nationwide, and bipartisan, grief by no means prior to obvious within the 19th century, as though the rustic had really misplaced its final Founding Father.

Now, in one other fractious age, the brave lifetime of John Quincy Adams all of sudden takes on renewed power and that means, as William J. Cooper’s momentous biography so eloquently affirms.

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The Europeanisation of Parliamentary Democracy (Library of by Katrin Auel,Arthur Benz

By Katrin Auel,Arthur Benz

This groundbreaking new examine indicates how the method of constructing an ever nearer eu Union impacts not just the policy-making, but additionally the politics and polity of the Member States.

Empirical reviews at the household impression of Europe pointed out diversified kinds of Europeanization as a result of substitute mechanisms of internalising the hot norms and ideas. even supposing many reports have given that considering the query of ways, to what measure, in what course, at what speed, and at what aspect of time "Europe matters", the Europeanization of 1 specific structural determinant of the Member States, specifically the process of parliamentary democracy, remains to be under-researched. this can be all of the extra surprising as democracy within the ecu relies to a wide volume at the democratic legitimacy of systems on the nationwide level.

This quantity addresses the most important factor of the Europeanisation of parliamentary platforms and hence contributes to the continued debate at the parliamentary size of the eu Union. It brings jointly theoretical options in addition to cross-national empirical learn at the Europeanization of the member states’ parliamentary structures, focussing on various components comparable to constructions, systems and decision-making methods in addition to at the query how parliamentarians as actors react to those adjustments and actively form this Europeanization.

This publication was once formerly released as a different factor of The magazine of Legislative Studies.

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Electoral Systems and Governance: How Diversity Can Improve by Salomon Orellana

By Salomon Orellana

Diversity and dissent were proven to enhance decision-making in small teams. This knowing may be prolonged to the political enviornment and in flip it could enlighten principles approximately policy-making.

This booklet makes a speciality of the connection among electoral associations and coverage results so as to successfully discover the impression of variety and dissent at the political area. In doing so, it presents an empirical evaluation of 3 key areas:

  • the variety of political information.

  • policy innovation.

  • pandering.

Drawing on economics, psychology, association idea, and desktop technology, this leading edge quantity makes a big contribution to scholarship at the impression of electoral structures and the democratic nature of governments.

This ebook may be of curiosity to scholars and students of governance, electoral structures, illustration, comparative politics, public coverage, democratic executive and political idea.

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