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Challenges of Party-Building in Latin America

by Steven Levitsky, James Loxton, Brandon Van Dyck & others

<p>Nearly four decades since the onset of the third wave, political parties remain weak in Latin America: parties have collapsed in much of the region, and most new party-building efforts have failed. Why do some new parties succeed while most ...

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Change Your Questions, Change Your Life

12 Powerful Tools for Leadership, Coaching, and Life

by Marilee G. Adams Ph.D.

<p>**NEW EDITION, EXPANDED AND UPDATED</p> <p>Great Results Begin with Great Questions</p> <p>In this new expanded edition of her classic international bestseller, Marilee Adams shows how the kinds of questions we ask shape our thinking and ...

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Changing Course in Latin America

Party Systems in the Neoliberal Era

by Kenneth M. Roberts

<p>This book explores the impact of economic crises and free-market reforms on party systems and political representation in contemporary Latin America. It explains why some patterns of market reform align and stabilize party systems, whereas ...

ISBN: 9781316055274

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Changing Governance in Universities

Italian Higher Education in Comparative Perspective

by Giliberto Capano, Marino Regini & Matteo Turri

<p>This book critically examines the ramifications of reforms to higher education institutions. All of the higher education system reforms implemented in western countries over the last three decades have had one fundamentally important aim: ...

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Changing London

A Rough Guide for the Next London Mayor

by David Robinson & Will Horwitz

<p>Changing London is a rough guide for the next mayor of London, capturing the radical but practical ideas of the people of London and embracing a pioneering and collaborative approach to politics. This is the book the voters wrote. It is vital

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Changing Work and Community Identities in European Regions

Perspectives on the Past and Present

by John Kirk, Sylvie Contrepois & Steve Jefferys

<p>This book juxtaposes the experiences of regions that have lived or are living through industrial transition in coal-mining and manufacturing centres throughout Europe, opening the way to a deeper understanding of the intensity of change and ...

ISBN: 9780230353916

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Charles De Gaulle and the Media

Leadership, TV and the Birth of the Fifth Republic

by Riccardo Brizzi

<p>This book explores Charles De Gaulle's use and strict control of television between 1958 and 1969, highlighting the association between charismatic power and television with regards to legitimizing the Gaullist leadership and determining an ...

ISBN: 9783319656427

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Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba

by Richard Schweid

ISBN: 9780807858875

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Checkbook Elections?

Political Finance in Comparative Perspective

by Pippa Norris & Andrea Abel van Es

<p>Money is essential to the functioning of electoral politics, yet regulating its appropriate use raises complex and controversial challenges in countries around the world. Both long-established democracies and emerging economies have been ...

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Chicago’s Redevelopment Machine and Blues Clubs

by David Wilson

<p>This book examines the conflict surrounding the latest redevelopment frontier in Chicago: the city’s South Side blues clubs and blocks. Like Chicago, cities such as Cleveland, St. Louis, Boston, Washington D.C., Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and ...

ISBN: 9783319708188

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Child and Family Well-Being and Homelessness

Integrating Research into Practice and Policy

by Mary E. Haskett

<p>This brief highlights several of the most pressing challenges in addressing the needs of families who are experiencing homelessness and presents a set of strong policy recommendations for assessment, intervention, research, and service ...

ISBN: 9783319508863

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Child Physical Abuse: Current Evidence, Clinical Practice, and Policy Directions

by Tanya S. Hinds & Angelo P. Giardino

<p>This eye-opening monograph challenges professionals across disciplines to take a more thorough and focused approach to addressing child physical abuse at the practice and policy levels. Positing child physical abuse as a public health crisis ...

ISBN: 9783319611037

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Children in Need of Support

by Joanne Westwood

<p>How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the legislation on children in need and demonstrates the ...

ISBN: 9781137286598

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Children’s Online Behaviour and Safety

Policy and Rights Challenges

by Andy Phippen

<p>This book explores the use of technology in young people’s social lives against a backdrop of “online safety measures” put in place by the UK government to ensure safe and risk free engagement with online services. The UK landscape is used as

ISBN: 9781137570956

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China as a Polar Great Power

by Anne-Marie Brady

<p>China has emerged as a member of the elite club of nations who are powerful at both global poles. Polar states are global giants, strong in military, scientific, and economic terms. The concept of a polar great power is relatively unknown in ...

ISBN: 9781316843710

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China's Crisis Behavior

Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War

by Kai He

<p>Since the end of the Cold War, China has experienced several notable interstate crises: the 1999 'embassy bombing' incident, the 2001 EP-3 mid-air collision with a United States aircraft, and the Diaoyu/Senkaku dispute with Japan. China's ...

ISBN: 9781316537824

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China's Economic Statecraft

Co-optation, Cooperation, and Coercion

by Mingjiang Li

<p>This book aims to study China's economic statecraft in the contemporary era in a comprehensive manner. It attempts to explore China's approaches to using its economic, trade, investment, and financial power for the pursuit of its political, ...

ISBN: 9789814713481

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China's Governance Puzzle

Enabling Transparency and Participation in a Single-Party State

by Edmund J. Malesky, Jonathan R. Stromseth & Dimitar D. Gueorguiev

<p>China is widely viewed as a global powerhouse that has achieved a remarkable economic transformation with little political change. Less well known is that China's leaders have also implemented far-reaching governance reforms designed to ...

ISBN: 9781108206563

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China's National Balance Sheet (2015): Leverage Adjustment and Risk Management

by Yang Li, Xiaojing Zhang & Xin Chang

<p>The book aims at perfecting the national governance system and improving national governance ability. It evaluates the balance sheets of the state and residents, non-financial corporations, financial institutions and the central bank, the ...

ISBN: 9789811077333

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China's Party Congress

Power, Legitimacy, and Institutional Manipulation

by Guoguang Wu

<p>Nominally the highest decision-making body in the Chinese Communist Party, the Party Congress is responsible for determining party policy and the selection of China's leaders. Guoguang Wu provides the first analysis of how the Party Congress ...

ISBN: 9781316393826

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