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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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The Rise of the American Corporate Security State: Six Reasons to Be Afraid

Beatrice Edwards - Political Science - 2014 - 120 pages
In the United States today we have good reasons to be afraid. Our Bill of Rights is no more. It has been rendered pointless by heavy surveillance of average citizens, political ...
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Political Decision-Making in Switzerland: The Consensus Model under Pressure

Pascal Sciarini, Manuel Fischer, Denise Traber - Political Science - 2015 - 304 pages
The Swiss consensus democracy model has been – and remains – under pressure. While being a non-EU member, Switzerland is heavily influenced by European integration and ...
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Slovakia Since Independence: A Struggle for Democracy

Minton F. Goldman - Political Science - 1999 - 247 pages
Goldman examines the difficulties and uncertainties of developing a viable democratic society in Slovakia. After a review of Slovak-Czech relations following the founding of ...
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The State of Democracy in America

William J. Crotty - Political Science - 2001 - 250 pages
In this wide-ranging assessment of democracy in America today, fifteen respected scholars of American politics chart the strengths and weaknesses of the nation's democratic ...
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Progressivism and the New Democracy

Sidney M. Milkis, Jerome M. Mileur - Political Science - 1999 - 302 pages
A wide-ranging appraisal of the legacy of progressivism. The essays, written by a group of political scientists and historians, explore the impact of progressivism on domestic ...
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Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted ...

Sheldon S. Wolin - Political Science - 2009 - 376 pages
Democracy is struggling in America--by now this statement is almost cliché. But what if the country is no longer a democracy at all? In Democracy Incorporated, Sheldon Wolin ...
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Citizens, Courts, and Confirmations: Positivity Theory and the Judgments of ...

James L. Gibson, Gregory A. Caldeira - Political Science - 2009 - 240 pages
In recent years the American public has witnessed several hard-fought battles over nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court. In these heated confirmation fights, candidates' legal ...
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