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The Public Understanding of Political Integrity: The Case for Probity ...

Jonathan Rose - Political Science - 2014 - 184 pages
This study examines the utility of a public probity-focused approach to understanding citizen disaffection with those in public life. This work shows unequivocally that ...
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Europe’s Legitimacy Crisis: From Causes to Solutions

Michael Longo, Philomena B. Murray - Political Science - 2015 - 160 pages
This Pivot examines the complex and interwoven issues raised by the European Union's crisis of legitimacy, as well as possible roads to recovery. It is distinctive in ...
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The Trend Towards the European Deregulation of Professions and its Impact on ...

Raquel Rego - Business & Economics - 2013 - 110 pages
After a conceptual reflection on the different professional regulation patterns in Europe, this book explores the main features of the currently ongoing European professional ...
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Democracy for the Few

Michael Parenti - Political Science - 2010 - 336 pages
DEMOCRACY FOR THE FEW is a provocative interpretation of American Government. It shows how democracy is repeatedly violated by corporate oligopolies, and how popular forces ...
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The Human Conspiracy

Valentin Matcas - Social Science - 120 pages
Do we live in a fair, natural, adequate society, or in a forced, controlled, biased, artificial one? Society is controlled strongly from above, level by level, and everybody ...
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The Macropolitics of Congress

E. Scott Adler, John S. Lapinski - Political Science - 2011 - 288 pages
How do public laws, treaties, Senate confirmations, and other legislative achievements help us to gain insight into how our governmental system performs? This well-argued book ...
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Citizens' Initiatives in Europe: Procedures and Consequences of Agenda ...

Maija Setšlš, Theo Schiller - Political Science - 2012 - 280 pages
The contributors to this edited volume analyze and compare different kinds of citizens' initiatives, including both full scale initiatives and agenda initiatives, in eleven ...
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Presidents, Assemblies and Policy-making in Asia

Yuko Kasuya - Political Science - 2013 - 224 pages
Which Asian presidents are 'stronger' in terms of their constitutional and partisan authorities? How do they use these authorities to advance their policy agendas? This book ...
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Japan Decides 2012: The Japanese General Election

Robert Pekkanen, Steven Reed, Ethan Scheiner - Political Science - 2013 - 280 pages
In this, the first volume in a new Japanese General Election Series, an impressive roll call of contributors explores the 2012 Lower House poll, an election that was ...
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Democracy, Gender, and Social Policy in Russia: A Wayward Society

Andrea Chandler - Political Science - 2013 - 264 pages
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union a quarter of a century ago, Russia has undergone a dizzying and complex transition that has seen it transform from a communist state into ...
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