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Prime Ministers and Rhetorical Governance

Dennis Grube - Political Science - 2013 - 216 pages
It is a well-known fact that Prime ministers are fond of talking, in fact at times it seems impossible to get them to do anything else. The reason for this constant talking is ...
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The Treaty of Lisbon: Origins and Negotiation

David Phinnemore - Political Science - 2013 - 328 pages
Decisive rejection by French and Dutch voters in 2005 forced the EU to abandon the Constitutional Treaty agreed the previous year. Yet by the end of the 2007, contrary to all ...
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Decentralization and Party Politics in the Dominican Republic

Christopher Mitchell - Political Science - 2013 - 116 pages
Why would a famously centralized Latin American state begin to re-distribute political power to cities and towns? In the Dominican Republic in the years between 1994 and 2008 ...
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The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It

Amy Gutmann, Dennis Frank Thompson - Political Science - 2014 - 304 pages
To govern in a democracy, political leaders have to compromise. When they do not, the result is political paralysis—dramatically demonstrated by the gridlock in Congress in ...
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The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy

Daniel Q. Gillion - Political Science - 2013
Gillion demonstrates the direct influence that political protest behavior has on Congress, the presidency and the Supreme Court, illustrating that protest is a form of ...
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Institutional Crisis in 21st Century Britain

David Richards, Martin Smith, Colin Hay - Political Science - 2014 - 344 pages
In the 21st Century, a 'perfect storm' appears to have engulfed may of Britain's most important institutions'. The list of those it has enveloped is extensive, but headline ...
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The Making of a Protest Movement in Turkey: #occupygezi

Umut Ozkirimli - Political Science - 2014 - 176 pages
No one could have predicted that a peaceful sit-in to counter government plans to raze Istanbul's Gezi park would escalate into a country-wide protest movement, arguably the ...
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Europeanization and European Integration: From Incremental to Structural Change

Ramona Coman, Thomas Kostera, Luca Tomini - Political Science - 2014 - 208 pages
The scope and extent of Europeanization among the member states of the European Union is all too often exaggerated by scholars of European integration. It has long been assumed ...
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Democratizing Europe

Antoine Vauchez - Political Science - 2015 - 112 pages
How can we account for numerous and repeatedly failed attempts to redress the European Union's democratic deficit over the past three decades? In the wake of the Eurozone ...
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What Americans Know about Politics and why it Matters

Michael X. Delli Carpini, Scott Keeter - History - 1997 - 397 pages
Drawing on new data from extensive surveys, two leading experts in the study of public opinion and political behaviour provide a comprehensive analysis of the American public's ...
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