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Download E-books Legislative Learning: The 104th Republican Freshmen in the House PDF

By Timothy J. Barnett

Legislative Learning breaks new theoretical and descriptive floor in studying the political perceptions, coverage rules and tool performs of the influential 104th Republican learners within the U.S. condo. This even-handed booklet builds at the paintings of best congressional students, and gives an in depth evaluate of coalition politics, novices kind. Barnett indicates how political environments can produce legislators who position a top rate on their policy-making objectives via a nuanced exploration of things undergirding member perceptions, coverage objectives, category solidarity, and legislative studying.

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Download E-books The Politics of Self-Governance PDF

By Peter Triantafillou

Liberal democracies are experiencing an enormous transformation of public governance during which self-regulation, co-operation and negotiation among private and non-private actors and throughout various political-administrative degrees play an more and more very important function for policy-making and implementation. utilizing the time period 'governance imagery', or what a given society envisions to be the correct means of governing public affairs, this quantity examines the emergence, factors and outcomes of the politics of self-governance either inside of correct social technology theorizing and within the daily creation of public governance in numerous coverage components. It questions how self-governance materialized in numerous components of public governance in several liberal democracies, and the using forces and political results of makes an attempt to reinforce the function of self-governance. demanding the idea and perform of public management, The Politics of Self-Governance is an integral learn for all these attracted to new different types of public governance.

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Download E-books Lobbying in the European Union: Interest Groups, Lobbying Coalitions, and Policy Change PDF

Why can a few curiosity teams impact policy-making whereas others can't? although this question is critical to the examine of politics, we all know little concerning the elements explaining curiosity staff effect. figuring out lobbying luck could be of specific crisis to students of ecu politics because the ecu Union constitutes a promising political chance constitution for geared up pursuits. This e-book sheds mild at the impression of curiosity teams on eu policy-making and makes a tremendous contribution to the examine of either ecu Union politics and curiosity teams extra more often than not. Kluver develops a finished theoretical version for knowing lobbying good fortune and provides an in depth empirical research of curiosity team impact on policy-making within the european. The publication depends upon a wide, new, and cutting edge dataset that mixes a large choice of knowledge resources together with a quantitative textual content research of ecu fee consultations, an internet survey of curiosity teams, details amassed on curiosity team web pages, and legislative info retrieved from european databases. This publication analyzes curiosity crew impact throughout fifty six coverage matters and 2,696 curiosity teams and exhibits that lobbying is an alternate courting during which the ecu associations alternate impression for info, citizen help and financial strength. Importantly, this ebook demonstrates that it's not adequate to exclusively specialise in person curiosity teams, yet that it will be significant how curiosity teams come jointly in issue-specific lobbying coalitions. Lobbying is a collective firm during which info offer, citizen help, and monetary energy of complete lobbying coalitions are decisive for lobbying success.

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Download E-books The Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ (Columbia Studies in Contemporary American History) PDF

By Michael Janeway

In the Nineteen Thirties a band of shrewdpermanent and capable younger males, a few nonetheless of their twenties, helped Franklin D. Roosevelt rework an American kingdom in challenge. They have been the junior officials of the hot Deal. Thomas G. Corcoran, Benjamin V. Cohen, William O. Douglas, Abe Fortas, and James Rowe helped FDR construct the fashionable Democratic celebration right into a revolutionary coalition whose command over strength and ideas throughout the subsequent 3 many years appeared politically invincible.

This is the 1st ebook approximately this team of Rooseveltians and their linkage to Lyndon Johnson's nice Society and the Vietnam struggle debacle. Michael Janeway grew up inside of this global. His father, Eliot Janeway, enterprise editor of Time and a celeb author for Fortune and Life magazines, used to be a part of this circle, strategizing and working towards politics in addition to reporting on those males. Drawing on his intimate wisdom of occasions and formerly unavailable deepest letters and different files, Janeway crafts a riveting account of the workout of strength throughout the New Deal and its aftermath. He exhibits how those males have been on the nexus of reform impulses on the electoral point with reform considering within the social sciences and the legislation and explains how this powerful fusion helped construct the modern American kingdom. in view that that point efforts to reinvent executive by way of "brains belief" have mostly failed within the U.S. within the final region of the 20th century American politics ceased to operate as a mix of huge coalition construction and reform time table atmosphere, rooted in a consensus of trust within the efficacy of recent government.

Can a revolutionary coalition of rules and gear come jointly back? The Fall of the home of Roosevelt makes any such prospect either captivating and daunting.

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Download E-books America : A Patriotic Primer PDF

America: A Patriotic Primer is a succinct historical past of the us, an ABC of the foundations on which this state was once based, and a e-book for kids and households to pore over, speak about, and cherish.
A is for America,
the land that we like.
B is for the
Birthday
of this state of ours....
to decide on the twenty-six humans and concepts that include the booklet, Lynne Cheney has drawn on a life of studying concerning the American prior, and at the thought that comes from witnessing fresh heritage firsthand. Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser imbues Mrs. Cheney's phrases with childlike pleasure via her exuberant drawings. jointly they've got created a patriotic primer, a e-book that teaches historical past via celebrating the variety, tenacity, and religion of the yankee humans.

This A to Z of the USA frames the tale -- and the miracle -- of our kingdom.

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Download E-books Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics PDF

By David Haven Blake

Liking Ike unearths the famous function that celebrities and ads enterprises performed in Dwight Eisenhower's presidency. Guided by way of Madison street executives and tv pioneers, Eisenhower cultivated recognized supporters as a fashion of creating the broad-based help that had eluded Republicans for two decades. whereas we regularly reflect on John F. Kennedy and his Rat Pack entourage because the starting of presidential glamour within the usa, celebrities from Ethel Merman and Irving Berlin to Jimmy Stewart and Helen Hayes usually seemed in Eisenhower's campaigns. Ike's political profession was once so saturated with stardom that rivals from the ideal and left accused him of being a glamour candidate.

Author David Haven Blake tells the tale of the way Madison road executives strategically introduced celebrities into the political technique. according to unique interviews and lengthy ignored archival fabrics, Liking Ike explores the altering dynamics of megastar politics as americans adjusted to the tv age. by way of the Twenties, entertainers have been many times drawing exposure to their favourite applicants, yet with the increase of tv and mass ads, political advisers started to professionalize the way in which that celebrities introduced cognizance to presidential campaigns. In conferences, memos, and tv scripts, they charted a technique for leavening political programming with big name interviews, musical performances, and difficult tv spectaculars.

Commentators frightened in regards to the doubtless superficial values that tv had brought to political campaigns, and writers, filmmakers, and fellow politicians criticized the effect of glamour and exposure. yet regardless of those lawsuits, Eisenhower's legacy could live to tell the tale within the next careers of John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan-and, eventually, offer a template for the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama, John McCain, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton.

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Download E-books Parliamentary Elites in Central and Eastern Europe: Recruitment and Representation (Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites) PDF

Legislators are entrusted with key parliamentary features and are very important figures within the decision-making procedure. Their behaviour as political elites is as a lot accountable for the mess ups and successes of the recent democracies as their institutional designs and constitutional reforms.

This e-book presents a comparative exam of consultant elites and their function in democratic improvement in post-communist vital and jap Europe (CEE). It argues that because the drivers of the transformation method in CEE, person and collective parliamentary actors topic. The authors supply an in-depth research of representatives from 11 nationwide parliaments and discover country-specific positive aspects of recruitment and illustration. They draw on an built-in dataset of parliamentary elites for person, social gathering kin, and parliamentary variables over the twenty years following the cave in of Communism and boost a typical framework for the research of adaptations in democratisation and political professionalisation among parliaments and political parties/party households throughout CEE.

This targeted quantity can be of curiosity to scholars and students of comparative politics, elite learn, post-communist politics, democratisation, legislative stories, and parliamentary illustration.

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Download E-books Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective: 5th International Conference, Egovis 2016, Porto, Potrugal, September 5-8, 2016, ... Applications, Incl. Internet/Web, and Hci) PDF

This publication constitutes the refereed complaints of the fifth overseas convention on digital govt and the data platforms standpoint, EGOVIS 2016, held in Porto, Portugal, in September 2016, together with DEXA 2015.

The 22 revised complete papers provided including 3 invited speak have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 27 submissions. The papers are geared up within the following topical sections: e-government circumstances - felony concerns; e-government situations - technical matters; open information and transparency; wisdom illustration and modeling in e-government; clever structures in e-government; e-government study and clever platforms; e-government facts and information administration; identification administration in e-government.

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Download E-books [(The Tools of Government in the Digital Age )] [Author: Christopher C. Hood] [Oct-2007] PDF

By Christopher C. Hood, Helen Z. Margetts

This vital new paintings updates the arguments of Christopher Hood's vintage paintings The instruments of Government for the twenty-first century. Revised and up to date all through and drawing its examples from a variety of locations and contexts, it contains considerably elevated insurance of the way executive will get info and an evaluate of ways the instruments to be had to executive have replaced over time--especially with new advancements in electronic technologies.

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