Gender and Political Recruitment: Theorizing Institutional by Meryl Kenny

By Meryl Kenny

This e-book explores the gendered dynamics of institutional innovation, continuity and alter in candidate choice and recruitment. Drawing at the insights of feminist institutionalism, it extends the 'supply and insist version' of political recruitment through a micro-level case examine of the candidate choice method in post-devolution Scotland.

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Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: by Matt Cole

By Matt Cole

Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished company deals new examine on primary topics related to loyalties of politics, religion and locality. Richard Wainwright used to be a Liberal MP for seventeen years in the course of the Party's restoration, yet his existence tells us approximately even more than this. Wainwright grew up in prosperity, yet realized from voluntary paintings approximately poverty; he refused to struggle in global conflict , yet observed battle at its cruellest; he joined the Liberal occasion while such a lot had given up on it, yet gave his fortune to it; misplaced a by-election yet brought on the one Labour loss in Harold Wilson's landslide of 1966. He then performed a key function within the fall of Jeremy Thorpe, the Lib-Lab Pact and the formation of the SDP-Liberal Alliance and the Liberal Democrats; he represented a distinct Yorkshire constituency which mirrored his satisfaction and wish for society; and although he gave his lifestyles to the conflict to be within the Commons, he refused a seat within the Lords. Richard Wainwright is vital to the tale of the Liberal occasion and sheds gentle at the purposes for its survival and the country of its customers. while this publication is a parable of politics for someone who desires to signify an it sounds as if misplaced reason, who desires to encourage those that were missed, and who are looking to keep on with their convictions on the optimum level.

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The Ideology of the Extreme Right by Cas Mudde

By Cas Mudde

Though the extraordinary correct used to be no longer quite profitable within the 1999 ecu elections, it remains to be a significant component within the politics of Western Europe. This publication offers a accomplished and exact research of the extraordinary correct within the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. at the foundation of unique research--using social gathering literature--the writer concludes that even though person events may rigidity diversified matters, the intense correct social gathering kinfolk does proportion a center ideology of nationalism, xenophobia, welfare chauvinism, and legislation and order.

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Regionalist Parties in Western Europe (Routledge/ECPR by Lieven De Winter, Huri Tursan

By Lieven De Winter, Huri Tursan

Ethnoregionalist events are an more and more influential political phenomenon in lots of Western eu nations. regardless of this there was little systematic research of those very important political events. This quantity fills the distance with an exploration of the successes and screw ups skilled by way of ethnoregionalist events in post-war Europe.
Regionalist events in Western Europe seems intimately on the fortunes of twelve regionalist events in: the Basque nation, Corsica, French conversing Belgium, Scotland, Wales, Catalonia, Flanders, Italy, and South Tyrol.

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Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges by Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero, Juan Linz

By Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero, Juan Linz

Numerous of the world's top students current serious analyses (both conceptual and empirical) of vital substantial subject matters on political events in modern democracies. They severely re-evaluate the vintage ideas and typologies that experience guided study during this box during the last a long time, and discover new demanding situations confronted by means of events today.

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Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South by Glenn Feldman

By Glenn Feldman

"An eloquent and significant exam of 1 of the main major political traits of the final fifty years, revealing how prescient President Lyndon Johnson was once at the celebration of his signing of the 1965 Civil Rights invoice whilst he made his well-known remark approximately handing the South over to the Republicans for a generation."--Ralph younger, writer of Dissent in America

Has the South, as soon as the "Solid South" of the Democratic occasion, actually develop into an unassailable Republican stronghold? if this is the case, whilst, the place, why, and the way did this seismic swap take place? furthermore, what are the consequences for the U.S. physique politic?
   
Painting Dixie purple is the 1st quantity to grapple with those tough but serious questions. during this interesting and well timed assortment, a uncommon staff of students engages in an enlightening debate. a few make the case that the South has turn into Republican, and a few contend that it has no longer. a few define the region's exceptionalism, and a few reject the belief of local forte. a few element to white discontent over civil rights because the root of political adjustments, and a few cite color-blind elements. All supply worthwhile insights into U.S. politics in the course of those ultra-partisan times.

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The Politics of Individualism: Parties and the American by Lawrence Frederick Kohl

By Lawrence Frederick Kohl

Within the fifty years following the Revolution, America's inhabitants approximately quadrupled, its barriers improved, industrialization took root within the Northeast, new modes of transportation flourished, nation banks proliferated and provided effortless credits to keen marketers, and americans came across themselves in the course of an accelerating age of individualism, equality, and self-reliance. To the Jacksonian new release, it appeared as though their global had replaced essentially in a single day. The Politics of Individualism seems to be on the political manifestations of those striking social transformations.

through the 1830s and 1840s, american citizens have been fed on through politics and get together loyalties have been fierce. the following, Kohl attracts at the political rhetoric present in speeches, newspapers, periodicals, and pamphlets to put the Democrats and the Whigs in an effective social and mental context. He contends that the political department among those events mirrored the department among american citizens unsettled via the hot individualistic social order and people whose personality allowed them to try extra expectantly inside of it. Democrats, says Kohl, have been extra "tradition-directed," sure to others in additional own methods; Whigs, nonetheless, have been extra "inner-directed" and embraced the impersonal, self-interested relationships of a marketplace society. via interpreting this attention-grabbing discussion of events, Kohl brings us vivid new perception into the politics and folks of Jacksonian America.

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Presidential Power: Forging the Presidency for the by Robert Y. Shapiro, Martha Joynt Kumar, Lawrence R. Jacobs

By Robert Y. Shapiro, Martha Joynt Kumar, Lawrence R. Jacobs

Richard Neustadt's seminal paintings Presidential energy: The Politics of Leadership has continued for almost 4 many years because the middle of educational research of the yankee presidency. Now, development on and not easy the various arguments in Neustadt's paintings, Presidential strength: Forging the Presidency for the Twenty-first Century deals reflections and implications from what we have now realized approximately presidential strength because the new century dawns.

These essays--including a brand new contribution through Neustadt himself--forge a superior reexamination of Neustadt's Presidential Power that handle questions raised yet no longer resolved through his paintings. A amazing element of this volume's research is the reworked establishment of the presidency within the wake of the impeachment hearings of the country's final twentieth-century president, invoice Clinton. From the portrayal of presidents as persuaders to the politics of presidential transitions, all of the constituent essays during this quantity offers an enticing examine the kingdom of the yank presidency.

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Redefining Red and Green: Ideology and Strategy in European by Tad Shull

By Tad Shull

Redefining pink and eco-friendly explores the political techniques of 2 ecu ecology events, the socialist German Grunen and the substantially democratic French Les Verts. The ideas characterize general choices-and dilemmas-of innovative politics, with far-reaching implications. as soon as happy with their "anti-political" stance, the tips of those former militant outsiders were built-in into mainstream political discourse. Now eco-friendly events are a famous political strength of their respective nations. during this booklet, Shull examines the total variety of strategic offerings made by means of the events and probes the bounds and tradeoffs keen on every one selection, and in any approach for revolutionary reform. the expansion and transformation of the Grunen and Les Verts is of common significance. Reader's sympathetic to the environmental move should want to discover the several paths the vegetables have taken in Europe. these interested in the way forward for the Left within the usa and Europe could be drawn to the discussion among ecologists and experts at the topic. students and scholars of social activities, events, or modern political proposal will discover a clean comparability and an unique theoretical synthesis.

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