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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 new and published books in the subject of Executive Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Development of the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Ellis

    A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding beyond the current...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    How can we rethink ideas of policy failure to consider its paradoxes and contradictions as a starting point for more hopeful democratic encounters? Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Democratizing Central and Eastern Europe

    Successes and failures of the European Union

    By Luca Tomini

    Series: Democratization Studies

    At first, it was believed that accession to the EU would have a positive effect on the process of democratization in former communist countries. However, over time it became clear that difficulties with the democratic system endured in a number of these countries. This book reconsiders the results...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Citizen's Guide to Presidential Nominations

    The Competition for Leadership

    By Wayne P. Steger

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    Presidential nominations in the United States can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative. Even informed citizens might be tempted to tune them out. Yet understanding the process, one distinct to American politics, is crucial for civic participation. If presidential...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The European Parliament and its International Relations

    Edited by Stelios Stavridis, Daniela Irrera

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Following the Lisbon Treaty, the powers of the European Parliament in external relations have gradually expanded and it is increasingly influencing the foreign policy of the European Union. This book analyses the role of the European Parliament as an international actor and presents a new debate...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Decision making in the EU before and after the Lisbon Treaty

    Edited by Madeleine Hosli, Amie Kreppel, Bĕla Plechanovová, Amy Verdun

    Series: West European Politics

    This book aims to assess what the changes of the Treaty of Lisbon envisaged and whether these ambitions have materialised since the Treaty entered into force. It offers analyses of the past, as well as what might be the future (because some provisions will only enter into effect in the years to...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Euroscepticism within the EU Institutions

    Diverging Views of Europe

    Edited by Nathalie Brack, Olivier Costa

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    Since its origins, there have been competing views concerning the nature, scope and objectives of the process of integration and of the European Union. Attitudes towards Europe and European integration, both among political elites and citizens, have been much studied over the last 15 years. But...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Presidential Administration and the Environment

    Executive Leadership in the Age of Gridlock

    By David M. Shafie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

    After sweeping environmental legislation passed in the 1970s and 1980s, the 1990s ushered in an era when new legislation and reforms to existing laws were consistently caught up in a gridlock. In response, environmental groups became more specialized and professional, learning how to effect policy...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Parliamentary Representation in France

    Edited by Olivier Costa

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Despite real improvements since the beginning of the last decade, legislative studies are still underdeveloped in France, compared to other modern democracies. This weakness is linked to the characteristics of the political system itself: the Constitution of 1958 has created a semi-presidential...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Government and Politics of Lebanon

    By Imad Salamey

    Aiming to contribute to the reader’s greater understanding of Lebanese government and politics, this book provides a comprehensive examination of the origin, development, and institutionalization of sectarian consociationalism in Lebanon. A recurrent proposition advanced in this book is that...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge