By Caitlin E. Schindler
By Naunihal Singh
While coups force a majority of regime adjustments and are accountable for the overthrow of many democratic governments, there was little or no empirical paintings at the topic. Seizing Power develops a brand new idea of coup dynamics and results, drawing on three hundred hours of interviews with coup contributors and an unique dataset of 471 coup makes an attempt around the globe from 1950 to 2000. Naunihal Singh can provide a concise and empirical overview, arguing that realizing the dynamics of army factions is vital to predicting the luck or failure of coups.
Singh attracts on a side of online game concept referred to as a coordination video game to provide an explanation for coup dynamics. He unearths a robust correlation among profitable coups and the power of army actors to undertaking keep an eye on and the inevitability of good fortune. analyzing Ghana’s a number of coups and the 1991 coup try out within the USSR, Singh indicates how army actors venture a picture of imminent victory that's usually extra strong than the truth at the ground.
In his shut research of ten coups in Ghana from 1967 to 1981, Singh identifies 3 targeted issues of coup origination: coups from most sensible army officials, coups from the center ranks, and mutinous coups from low-level soldiers.
By Bálint Magyar,Júlia Vásárhelyi
The essays are in response to precise empirical research approximately stipulations in today’s Hungary. They however give a contribution to the exploration of the attribute gains of post-communist authoritarian regimes, shared by means of a growing number of nations in Europe and vital Asia.
Joint e-book with Noran Libro, Budapest
By Ralf Roth,Robert Beachy
By Louise Knight,Christine Harland,Jan Telgen,Khi V. Thai,Guy Callender,Katy McKen
In many nations and sectors, public procurement is constructing from a sensible orientation to an efficient socio-economic coverage lever. there's a nice curiosity between managers and teachers to profit from different nations’ and different sectors’ switch tasks and the way they handled the demanding situations they encountered. this article presents such studying possibilities, providing case reports of public procurement, overlaying various international locations, sectors and matters.
The circumstances are mixed with editorial observation and contextualizing chapters to aid the scholar reader in figuring out this complicated subject. The textual content combines descriptions of situations of public procurement with move case research to attract out the main dimensions to allow extra exam of the central topics. every one case learn concludes with 3 inquiries to relief its use as a instructing and coaching textual content.
Edited by means of a group of the world over known specialists within the box this leading edge textual content illustrates the ideas and techniques inside public procurement on a world scale and highlights universal difficulties that each one international locations come upon. Public Procurement is very important analyzing for someone with an curiosity during this topical area.
By Alexander H. Trechsel
An very good new research of federalism and the ecu that investigates their mutual influence.
It exhibits how students of comparative politics more and more contain the european between their circumstances whilst investigating the influence of federalism on key matters resembling coverage making.
The final decade observed a brand new wave of scholarly courses hit the shorelines as learn on federalism and at the ecu got here jointly. those rising strands of study certainly increase our figuring out of the european and its politics. regardless of this fresh wave, the subject of federalism and the european remains to be super fruitful. This quantity contributes to the ongoing debate at a second in time whilst the european is present process profound adjustments.
It is based round 4 interrelated dimensions:
- the constitutional/theoretical dimension
- the institutional vision
- the party/citizens dimension
- the coverage size.
This constitution permits the reader to consecutively "funnel down" from the extra theoretical and summary degrees to the extra concrete coverage orientated level.
By Mine Aysen Doyran
By Adam Ziegfeld
By Emanuel Adler,Federica Bicchi,Beverly Crawford,Raffaella Del Sarto
Recent efforts by means of the USA and its allies to advertise democracy, protection, and balance within the center East owe a lot to the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP) - often referred to as the Barcelona method - an enormous region-building plan within the Mediterranean zone on account that 1995. The Convergence of Civilizations represents the output of an leading edge and masses wanted collaborative venture fascinated with the EMP. Editors Emanuel Adler, Beverly Crawford, Federica Bicchi, and Rafaella A. Del Sarto have got down to exhibit that local protection and balance can be completed via a cultural technique in keeping with the concept that of neighborhood id building, and goal to take inventory of the EMP in terms of this goal.
The members to this assortment concentrate on the stumbling blocks Mediterranean quarter building faces because of put up 9-11 neighborhood and international occasions, the problems of the Israeli-Palestinian peace procedure, tensions among the european and the USA over Iraq, and the anticipated outcomes of european expansion. additionally they search to deliver the EMP and region-making practices to the eye of yank students with a view to advertise a extra fertile educational exchange.
Ultimately, the individuals exhibit that the EMP and comparable region-making practices, whereas failing to date to advertise the improvement of a Mediterranean local id and to accomplish neighborhood balance, recommend still a conceivable version for nearby partnership and cooperation, and therefore, for combating a 'clash of civilizations' within the lengthy haul. The Convergence of Civilizations could be an incredible device for assembly the present international demanding situations being confronted by way of geographical regions in addition to these within the future.
By Kathryn Pearson