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Product Description: This book examines how social media have transformed politics in established democracies. Specifically, the authors examine the influence of the unique qualities of social media on the power balance between and within parties. They present a general theory as well as an in-depth case study of the Netherlands and compare it to the US and European democracies...read more

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9781137533890 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 5, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book examines how social media have transformed politics in established democracies.

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9781349572717 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, September 12, 2016), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book examines how social media have transformed politics in established democracies.

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Product Description: Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperbackWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition   For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library...read more

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9780670812301 | Viking Pr, January 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman, switchboard operator for the Frequent and Vigorous Publishing Company, tries to cope with her great-grandmother's escape from a nursing home, her insanely jealous but not-too-passionate beau, and a cocatiel that spouts psycho-babble, Auden, and Bible quotations

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9780143129448 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, September 6, 2016), cover price $18.00 | also contains The Broom of the System | About this edition: Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperbackWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition   For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library.
9780142002421, titled "The Broom of the System: A Novel" | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, May 25, 2004), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman, a switchboard operator for the Frequent and Vigorous Publishing Company, tries to cope with her great-grandmother's escape from a nursing home, her insanely jealous but not-too-passionate beau, and a cockatiel that spouts psycho-babble, Auden, and Bible quotations.
9780380730308 | Avon Books, July 1, 1997, cover price $6.99 | also contains Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions | About this edition: Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman, switchboard operator for the Frequent and Vigorous Publishing Company, tries to cope with her great-grandmother's escape from a nursing home; her insanely jealous but not-too-passionate beau; and a cocatiel that spouts psycho-babble, Auden, and Bible quotations
9780380719914 | Reprint edition (Avon Books, May 1, 1993), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The publication of his virtuoso novel Infinite Jest confirmed David Foster Wallace as "one of the big talents of his generation" (The New York Times).

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9781607883883 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, June 1, 2010), cover price $29.98 | also contains The Broom of the System | About this edition: The "dazzling, exhilarating" (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from the bestselling author of Infinite Jest, available for the first time as an audiobook.

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Product Description: In the era of globalization, comparative government and politics have come to the forefront due to the transformations of the social welfare state and the subsequent social, economic, political, cultural, technological and administrative changes...read more
By Kadir Dede (editor)

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9781522503200 | Information Science Pub, June 30, 2016, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: In the era of globalization, comparative government and politics have come to the forefront due to the transformations of the social welfare state and the subsequent social, economic, political, cultural, technological and administrative changes.

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Product Description: The new edition of this leading overview of comparative politics once again blends theory and evidence across democratic systems to provide unparalleled coverage. The student-friendly structure and clear, concise writing ensure that complex issues are clearly explained and students engage with the key theories...read more

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9781107131835 | 3 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 2016), cover price $125.00 | About this edition: The new edition of this leading overview of comparative politics once again blends theory and evidence across democratic systems to provide unparalleled coverage.

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9781107582859 | 3 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 2016), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: The new edition of this leading overview of comparative politics once again blends theory and evidence across democratic systems to provide unparalleled coverage.

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Product Description: The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean offers a comprehensive survey of ancient state formation in western Eurasia and North Africa. Eighteen experts introduce readers to a wide variety of systems spanning 4,000 years, from the earliest known states in world history to the Roman Empire and its immediate successors...read more
By Peter Fibiger Bang (editor) and Walter Scheidel (editor)

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9780195188318, titled "The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 9, 2013, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean offers a comprehensive survey of ancient state formation in western Eurasia and North Africa.

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9780190499334, titled "The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean" | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean offers a comprehensive survey of ancient state formation in western Eurasia and North Africa.

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Product Description: Public administration – the practice of producing and executing government policy by bureaucrats, politicians, managers and other officials – affects almost everything we encounter in our day-to-day lives. Public administrators are – at least partially – responsible for the amount of hours we work, the quality of the air we breathe, the ease with which we can visit the doctor and the state of the roads we walk and drive down...read more

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9781137575456 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 20, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This new introductory text by one of the key individuals working in the area explores the essential themes and issues that are crucial to understanding public administration as a distinct field today.

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9781137575449 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 20, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Public administration – the practice of producing and executing government policy by bureaucrats, politicians, managers and other officials – affects almost everything we encounter in our day-to-day lives.

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Product Description: The second edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947. It considers the progress that India has made in some of the most challenging aspects of post-colonial politics such as governance, democracy, economic growth, welfare, and citizenship...read more

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9781138017986 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, April 8, 2016), cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The second edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947.
9780415585880 | Routledge, December 13, 2010, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Providing a comprehensive analysis of the broad spectrum of India’s politics, this undergraduate textbook explains the key features of politics in India in a comparative and accessible narrative, illustrated with relevant maps, life stories, statistics and opinion data.

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9781138018136 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, April 8, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The second edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947.
9780415585897 | Routledge, November 30, 2010, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: Providing a comprehensive analysis of the broad spectrum of India’s politics, this undergraduate textbook explains the key features of politics in India in a comparative and accessible narrative, illustrated with relevant maps, life stories, statistics and opinion data.

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Product Description: The term "intergovernmental relations" suggests that aspect of federalism "as it is lived" in federations. Understanding the workings of these relations is key to mapping out healthy functioning - or lack thereof - of a federal system...read more
By John Kincaid (editor), Johanne Poirier (editor) and Cheryl Saunders (editor)

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9780199022267 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 28, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The term "intergovernmental relations" suggests that aspect of federalism "as it is lived" in federations.

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Product Description: When are legislators inclined to cast votes in cooperation with their parties, and when do they go their own way? When and why do nations contend with each other, and when are they more likely to cooperate? Thematically arranged around the interplay of contention and cooperation, A Comparative Introduction to Political Science encourages students to explore causal factors and consequences related to political phenomena to become knowledgeable and resourceful citizens of their nations and the world...read more

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9781442252585 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 8, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: When are legislators inclined to cast votes in cooperation with their parties, and when do they go their own way?

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9781442252592 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 8, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: When are legislators inclined to cast votes in cooperation with their parties, and when do they go their own way?

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Product Description: Ryszard Legutko lived and suffered under communism for decades—and he fought with the Polish ant-communist movement to abolish it. Having lived for two decades under a liberal democracy, however, he has discovered that these two political systems have a lot more in common than one might think...read more

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9781594038631 | Encounter Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Ryszard Legutko lived and suffered under communism for decades—and he fought with the Polish ant-communist movement to abolish it.

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Product Description: 'This volume breaks new ground in addressing a number of critical issues confronting contemporary comparative politics, including the increasing interdependence of countries in the era of enhanced globalization, different levels of political authority and structures of governance, the search for elegant parsimonious explanation and the possibilities for a real accumulation of knowledge...read more
By Martino Maggetti (editor)

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9781783472062 | Edward Elgar Pub, January 31, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: 'This volume breaks new ground in addressing a number of critical issues confronting contemporary comparative politics, including the increasing interdependence of countries in the era of enhanced globalization, different levels of political authority and structures of governance, the search for elegant parsimonious explanation and the possibilities for a real accumulation of knowledge.

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Product Description: This is a thoroughly revised and updated tenth edition of the classic text in the field of comparative politics. Now co-authored by John McCormick, this comprehensive and lively text continues to introduce students to the key concepts, approaches and arguments that will enable them to successfully compare the fundamentals, structures and processes of political systems across the globe...read more

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9781137528377 | 10 new edition (Palgrave Macmillan, January 18, 2016), cover price $130.00 | About this edition: John McCormick joins Rod Hague and Martin Harrop as co-author for the 10th edition of this renowned and bestselling textbook.

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9781137528360 | 10 new edition (Palgrave Macmillan, January 18, 2016), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: This is a thoroughly revised and updated tenth edition of the classic text in the field of comparative politics.

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Product Description: Comparative Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings brings together major articles and book chapters from the field of comparative politics, including both classic pieces and more recent contributions that have significantly advanced research in the field...read more
By Jonathan Eastwood (editor)

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9780199730957 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 8, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Comparative Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings brings together major articles and book chapters from the field of comparative politics, including both classic pieces and more recent contributions that have significantly advanced research in the field.

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Product Description: Primary elections for choosing party leaders and candidates are now becoming commonplace in Europe, Asia and America but questions as to how much they hinder a party’s organizational strength and cohesion or affect electoral performance have largely been ignored outside of the USA...read more
By Fulvio Venturino (editor)

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9781472450388 | Ashgate Pub Co, September 11, 2015, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Primary elections for choosing party leaders and candidates are now becoming commonplace in Europe, Asia and America but questions as to how much they hinder a party’s organizational strength and cohesion or affect electoral performance have largely been ignored outside of the USA.

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Product Description: This book explores how political structures and relations affect the 'black box of power' between governmental levels. It draws on case studies in Canada, the UK and continental Europe to illustrate how the design of political structures and the relative hierarchy of the relations between actors affect how governments deliver services...read more

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9781137295170 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 10, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book explores how political structures and relations affect the 'black box of power' between governmental levels.

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Product Description: Comparative governments and politics is one of the most exciting and dynamic fields in political science. A comparative study of governments facilitates objective and rational judgement about political systems. The field seeks to study and understand different political systems analytically, systematically, and relatively...read more

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9788177084078 | Intl Specialized Book Services, July 31, 2015, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Comparative governments and politics is one of the most exciting and dynamic fields in political science.

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Product Description: Based on a variety of contemporary debates on federal theory Understanding Federalism and Federation honours Michael Burgess’ contribution to the study of these topics through a selection of approaches, theories, debates and interpretations...read more
By Sean Mueller (editor)

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9781472433893 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 4, 2015, cover price $124.95 | About this edition: Based on a variety of contemporary debates on federal theory Understanding Federalism and Federation honours Michael Burgess’ contribution to the study of these topics through a selection of approaches, theories, debates and interpretations.

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Product Description: Comparative Federalism: A Systematic Inquiry, Second Edition is a uniquely comprehensive, analytic, and genuinely comparative introduction to the principles and practices, as well as the institutional compromises, of federalism. Hueglin and Fenna draw from their diverse research on federal systems to focus on four main models—America, Canada, Germany, and the European Union—but also to range widely over other cases...read more

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9781442607842 | 2 edition (Univ of Toronto Pr Higher education, August 24, 2015), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Comparative Federalism: A Systematic Inquiry, Second Edition is a uniquely comprehensive, analytic, and genuinely comparative introduction to the principles and practices, as well as the institutional compromises, of federalism.
9780534603199, titled "Total Literacy: Reading, Writing, and Learning" | Hardcover with CD edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, December 1, 2002), cover price $129.95 | also contains Total Literacy: Reading, Writing, and Learning | About this edition: This text provides strong, balanced coverage of literacy methods.

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9781442607224 | 2 edition (Univ of Toronto Pr Higher education, August 24, 2015), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Comparative Federalism: A Systematic Inquiry, Second Edition is a uniquely comprehensive, analytic, and genuinely comparative introduction to the principles and practices, as well as the institutional compromises, of federalism.
9780534603830, titled "Understanding Politics: Ideas, Institutions and Issues" | Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 2002, cover price $79.95 | also contains Understanding Politics: Ideas Institutions and Issues | About this edition: UNDERSTANDING POLITICS is solidly based on three fundamental beliefs: that politics is a pervasive force in modern society, that government is too important to be left in the hands of the few, and that in a democracy everyone has both the opportunity and the obligation to participate in public life.

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Product Description: Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’...read more

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9781138782921 | Routledge, July 10, 2015, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’.

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Product Description: The most flexible package for comparative politics provides the best value for students. The Essentials of Comparative Politics family provides all of the tools professors need to introduce the study and comparison of political systems...read more

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9780393938975 | 5th edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $88.05 | About this edition: The most flexible package for comparative politics provides the best value for students.
9780393920741 | Gardners Books, October 19, 2012, cover price $50.50 | About this edition: O'Neil, Patrick H.
9780393912784 | 4th edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 15, 2012), cover price $85.20 | About this edition: The freshest, most contemporary introduction to comparative politics.
9780393933765 | 3 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 7, 2009), cover price $78.10 | About this edition: The most complete, flexible, and affordable Comparative Politics package on the market.
9789990196771 | 2 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 30, 2006), cover price $0.02
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Product Description: Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’...read more

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9781138782907 | Routledge, July 23, 2015, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’.

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Product Description: Why do countries have different institutions and forms of government? Why do some social revolutions succeed and endure while others fail? Why are some societies subjected to terrorism and not others? An engaging and accessible introduction to the subject, Comparative Politics: Integrating Theories, Methods, and Cases, Second Edition, gives students the methodological tools they need to answer the "big questions" in the field...read more

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9780190270995 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 15, 2015), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Why do countries have different institutions and forms of government?
9780195392104 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 14, 2012, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Why do countries have different institutions and forms of government?

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Product Description: This edited collection examines various facets of governance - the organization and steering of political processes within society - for a better understanding of the complexities of contemporary policy making.
By Giliberto Capano (editor), Michael Howlett (editor) and M. Ramesh (editor)

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9781137477965 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 3, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This edited collection examines various facets of governance - the organization and steering of political processes within society - for a better understanding of the complexities of contemporary policy making.

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Product Description: These new translations of the Defence of Socrates, the Euthyphro, and the Crito present Plato's remarkable dramatizations of the momentous events surrounding the trial of Socrates in 399 BC, on charges of irreligion and corrupting the young...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780192823359, titled "Defence of Socrates, Euthyphro, Crito" | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $8.95 | also contains Defence of Socrates, Euthyphro, Crito | About this edition: These new translations of the Defence of Socrates, the Euthyphro, and the Crito present Plato's remarkable dramatizations of the momentous events surrounding the trial of Socrates in 399 BC, on charges of irreligion and corrupting the young.
9780192823465, titled "The Oregon Trail" | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $8.95 | also contains The Oregon Trail | About this edition: The Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846.

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