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Product Description: During the first decade of the twenty-first century, the rising demand for peacekeepers saw the United Nations (UN) operate at a historically unprecedented tempo, with increases in the number and size of missions as well as in the scope and complexity of their mandates...read more
By Paul D. Williams (editor)

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9780199672820 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 5, 2013, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: During the first decade of the twenty-first century, the rising demand for peacekeepers saw the United Nations (UN) operate at a historically unprecedented tempo, with increases in the number and size of missions as well as in the scope and complexity of their mandates.

Product Description: Far from being just "wild, barbaric, axe-wielding pirates," the Vikings created complex social institutions, oversaw the coming of Christianity to Scandinavia and made a major impact on European history through trade, travel and far-flung consolidation...read more

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9780713990485 | Allen Lane, September 1, 1991, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines the Viking civilization in Scandinavia, and describes the language, society, warfare, travel, religion, and art of the period

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9780141983288 | Reprint edition (Penguin Uk, April 1, 2017), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Far from being just "wild, barbaric, axe-wielding pirates," the Vikings created complex social institutions, oversaw the coming of Christianity to Scandinavia and made a major impact on European history through trade, travel and far-flung consolidation.
9780140252828 | 2 sub edition (Penguin USA, December 1, 1998), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Far from being just 'wild, barbaric, axe-wielding pirates', the Vikings created complex social institutions, oversaw the coming of Christianity to Scandinavia and made a major impact on European history through trade, travel and far-flung consolidation.
9780140125610 | Penguin USA, November 1, 1992, cover price $15.95 | also contains Information and Communications Technologies of Public Adminsitration | About this edition: This introductory survey of the Vikings looks at their history, society and archaeology.

Product Description: Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation? What kinds of social and institutional transformations could further advance women’s political representation across the Asian continent? Focusing on national parliaments, Devin K...read more

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9781138638099 | Routledge, March 15, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation?

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9781138638105 | Reprint edition (Routledge, March 15, 2017), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation?

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Product Description: Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty caused by introducing political decentralisation? In the wake of local government reforms, several states across the world have introduced legislation that provides for subnational elections...read more

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9781138203037 | Routledge, January 15, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments?

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Product Description: America is becoming a class-based society.It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent—especially the top 0.01 percent—and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity while incomes for most other Americans are stagnant...read more

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9780815729129 | Brookings Inst Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: America is becoming a class-based society.

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Product Description: While primary elections are most often associated with presidential candidates in the United States, similar methods for selecting party leaders and candidates are becoming increasingly common in parliamentary democracies around the world...read more

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9780773547971 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: While primary elections are most often associated with presidential candidates in the United States, similar methods for selecting party leaders and candidates are becoming increasingly common in parliamentary democracies around the world.

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9780773547988 | Reprint edition (McGill Queens Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: While primary elections are most often associated with presidential candidates in the United States, similar methods for selecting party leaders and candidates are becoming increasingly common in parliamentary democracies around the world.

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Product Description: Argues that new democracies face consolidation challenges due to campaign finance corruption and the unwillingness of politicians to reform rule of law enforcement.Mainstream theories assert that democracy cures corruption. In market economies, however, elections are expensive and parties, with ever-thinning memberships, cannot legally acquire the necessary campaign funds...read more

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9781438462639 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Argues that new democracies face consolidation challenges due to campaign finance corruption and the unwillingness of politicians to reform rule of law enforcement.

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Product Description: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute. Though only slightly larger than Omaha, Nebraska, at 140 square miles, the small territory of Gaza has been a hot spot for bitter disputes between sparring powers for millennia, from the Ancient Egyptians up until the British Empire and even today...read more

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9780190201890 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 11, 2014, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.
9781849044011 | Gardners Books, August 15, 2014, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.

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9780190623081 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.

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Product Description: Bringing together theoretical perspectives from both comparative politics and public law, this book examines the reasons why certain countries criminalize same-sex activities while others have carved into law the requirement that sexual minority communities be protected...read more

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9781438463230 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Bringing together theoretical perspectives from both comparative politics and public law, this book examines the reasons why certain countries criminalize same-sex activities while others have carved into law the requirement that sexual minority communities be protected.

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Product Description: Who dominates in the contemporary policy process in South Korea? How do policy advocates engage in advocacy activities to exercise influence? Building on existing theories of state, society, and public policies in democracies, Advocacy and Policymaking in South Korea argues that the legacy of state-society relationships explains who influences and how in South Korean policymaking...read more

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9781438462516 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Who dominates in the contemporary policy process in South Korea?

Product Description: In Judicial Power and National Politics, Second Edition, Patricia J. Woods returns to an issue that has only grown in relevance since the first edition s publication in 2008: the religious-secular conflict in Israel. The first edition focused on the role that courts and justices play in deeply charged political battles...read more

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9781438462073 | 2 edition (State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In Judicial Power and National Politics, Second Edition, Patricia J.
9780791473993 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 3, 2008, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Patricia J.

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9780791474006 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 1, 2009, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Uses the case of Israel to examine the circumstances that lead national courts to engage heated political issues.

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Product Description: As China continues to transform itself, many assume that the nation will eventually move beyond communism and adopt a Western-style democracy. But could China develop a unique form of government based on its own distinct traditions? Jiang Qing--China's most original, provocative, and controversial Confucian political thinker--says yes...read more
By Edmund Ryden (trans)

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9780691173573 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: As China continues to transform itself, many assume that the nation will eventually move beyond communism and adopt a Western-style democracy.

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Product Description: As one of the key pro-democracy movements of the 21st Century, Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement' provides important insight into the organization and structure of modern-day social protests. The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong from Comparative Perspectives provides innovative insight into the movement itself, through the lens of comparative studies of other revolutionary campaigns...read more

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9781783269402 | Imperial College Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: As one of the key pro-democracy movements of the 21st Century, Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement' provides important insight into the organization and structure of modern-day social protests.

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Product Description: Autocrats must overcome a range of challenges as they seek to gain and maintain political power, including the threat that comes from both rival elites and discontented publics. The International Politics of Authoritarian Rule examines the ways in which international forces can encourage and assist autocratic actors in overcoming these challenges...read more

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9780199683628 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Autocrats must overcome a range of challenges as they seek to gain and maintain political power, including the threat that comes from both rival elites and discontented publics.

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Product Description: A.Kadir Yildirim and other scholars have used the term "Muslim Democrat" to describe moderate Islamist political parties, suggesting a parallel with Christian Democratic parties in Europe. These parties (MDPs) are marked by their adherence to a secular political regime, normative commitment to the rules of a democratic political system, and the democratic political representation of a religious identity...read more

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9780253022813 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 24, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A.

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9780253023094 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, October 24, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A.

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Product Description: On January 25, 2011, the world's eyes were on Egypt's Tahrir Square as millions of people poured into the city center to call for the resignation of president Hosni Mubarak. Since then, few scholars or journalists have been given the opportunity to reflect on the nationwide moment of transformation and the hope that was embodied by the Egyptian Revolution...read more
By Eid Mohamed (editor)

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9780253022837 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: On January 25, 2011, the world's eyes were on Egypt's Tahrir Square as millions of people poured into the city center to call for the resignation of president Hosni Mubarak.

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9780253023100 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: On January 25, 2011, the world's eyes were on Egypt's Tahrir Square as millions of people poured into the city center to call for the resignation of president Hosni Mubarak.

Product Description: By analyzing the key theories of political behavior in the context of Latin America, Orlando Pérez illustrates the impact, nature, and limits of democratization. This book fills a longstanding gap in comparative politics by tying together the transformations in political institutions and processes in the developing world and the empirical data on political participation among the citizens of these countries...read more

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9780415737746 | Routledge, October 15, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: By analyzing the key theories of political behavior in the context of Latin America, Orlando Pérez illustrates the impact, nature, and limits of democratization.

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9780415737753 | Routledge, October 15, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: By analyzing the key theories of political behavior in the context of Latin America, Orlando Pérez illustrates the impact, nature, and limits of democratization.

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Product Description: The countries of Southeast Asia continue to change, evolve and chart courses that sometimes leave outside observers puzzled. Politics in Contemporary Southeast Asia thoroughly assesses the political challenges and changes faced by the countries of Southeast Asia in the 21st century...read more

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9781138889439 | Routledge, September 26, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The countries of Southeast Asia continue to change, evolve and chart courses that sometimes leave outside observers puzzled.

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9781138889446 | Reprint edition (Routledge, September 26, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The countries of Southeast Asia continue to change, evolve and chart courses that sometimes leave outside observers puzzled.

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Product Description: Explores why authoritarian regimes bother to hold elections.Behind the Façade examines the question of why authoritarian regimes in Southeast Asia bother holding elections. Using comprehensive case studies of Cambodia, Myanmar, and Singapore, Lee Morgenbesser argues that elections allow authoritarian regimes to collect information, pursue legitimacy, manage political elites, and sustain neopatrimonial domination...read more

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9781438462875 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Explores why authoritarian regimes bother to hold elections.

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Product Description: What explains differences in the lobbying behaviour of interest groups? And what consequences do these differences have for the access that interest groups can gain to decision-makers and the influence that they can exert on policy outcomes? Building on an unprecedented amount of empirical evidence on lobbying in Europe, this book puts forward a distinction between lobbying insiders and lobbying outsiders...read more

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9780198785651 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 28, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: What explains differences in the lobbying behaviour of interest groups?

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Product Description: The search for a robust balance of power is a continuous challenge for multilevel political system. Institutions like parliaments or courts can protect the existing order. However, necessary adjustments to economic, social, or international challenges or policies determined to improve ineffective structures or to prevent disintegration require constitutional amendments...read more

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9780198786078 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 28, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The search for a robust balance of power is a continuous challenge for multilevel political system.

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Product Description: Donald Trump, Silvio Berlusconi, Marine Le Pen, Hugo Chávez—populists are on the rise across the globe. But what exactly is populism? Should everyone who criticizes Wall Street or Washington be called a populist? What precisely is the difference between right-wing and left-wing populism? Does populism bring government closer to the people or is it a threat to democracy? Who are "the people" anyway and who can speak in their name? These questions have never been more pressing...read more

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9780812248982 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, September 22, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Donald Trump, Silvio Berlusconi, Marine Le Pen, Hugo Chávez—populists are on the rise across the globe.

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Product Description: The toppling of the Mubarak regime in Egypt was initially greeted with widespread optimism with many hoping that it would provide a powerful model for change throughout the Middle East. However, this optimism faded as the brief period of democracy gave way to a renewed military dictatorship intent on cracking down on dissent...read more

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9781783605033 | Zed Books, September 15, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The toppling of the Mubarak regime in Egypt was initially greeted with widespread optimism with many hoping that it would provide a powerful model for change throughout the Middle East.

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9781783605026 | Reprint edition (Zed Books, September 15, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The toppling of the Mubarak regime in Egypt was initially greeted with widespread optimism with many hoping that it would provide a powerful model for change throughout the Middle East.

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