Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition) by Henry M. Robert III, Daniel H. Honemann

By Henry M. Robert III, Daniel H. Honemann

Robert’s principles of Order is the ebook on parliamentary approach for parliamentarians and an individual focused on a firm, organization, membership, or workforce and the authoritative advisor to tender, orderly, and reasonably performed conferences and assemblies. This newly revised variation is the one publication on parliamentary method to were up to date due to the fact 1876 lower than the ongoing application of evaluate validated by way of basic Henry M. Robert himself, in cooperation with the legitimate writer of Robert’s Rules. The 11th version has been completely revised to deal with universal inquiries and include new principles, interpretations, and methods made worthwhile by means of the evolution of parliamentary approach, together with new fabric in terms of digital verbal exchange and "electronic meetings."

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Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign by John Dickerson

By John Dickerson

From Face the state moderator and Slate columnist John Dickerson come the tales in the back of the tales of the main memorable moments in American presidential crusade history.

The stakes are excessive. The characters jam-packed with striving and ego. Presidential campaigns are a competition for keep watch over of energy within the strongest state in the world. The conflict of rules has a transparent finish, with winners and losers, and alongside the way in which there are sharp turning points-primaries, debates, conventions, and scandals that squeeze applicants into emergency motion, frantic greedy, and heroic gambles. As Mike Murphy the political strategist positioned it, "Campaigns are like conflict with no bullets."

WHISTLESTOP tells the human tale of apprehensive gambits hatched in first-floor resort rooms, disasters of will prior to the microphone, and the cross-country crack-ups of long-planned stratagems. on the bar on the finish of a crusade day, those are the tales journalists rehash for themselves and beautify for rookies. as well as the accepted stories, WHISTLESTOP additionally recalls the forgotten tales in regards to the bruising and reckless campaigns of the 19th century while the fighters believed the results integrated the destiny of the republic itself. essentially the most modern-feeling parts of the yank presidential crusade have been born sooner than the roads have been paved and electrical lighting lit the conference halls-or there have been conference halls in any respect.

WHISTLESTOP is a experience throughout the American crusade heritage with certainly one of its such a lot enthusiastic conductors guiding you thru the landmarks alongside the way.

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Democratic Elections in Poland, 1991-2007 by Frances Millard

By Frances Millard

This booklet is a political heritage of democratic elections in Poland from the 1st absolutely aggressive parliamentary elections in 1991 to the unforeseen, newest election in 2007. beforehand, there was no an identical research overlaying comparable advancements during this, or the other, post-communist kingdom; this booklet fills the distance and gives an in depth electoral viewpoint at the trajectory of political improvement within the context of post-authoritarian swap. It additionally offers a useful account of the evolution of electoral methods and institution-building within the context of democratic regime improvement. the key issues of the ebook centre at the complicated, problematical improvement of Poland’s political events and the events’ failure to realize public aid and win the arrogance of the citizens. Frances Millard examines the failure of Polish elites; the inability of a good occasion procedure and the way elections have had a destabilizing impact, and he or she argues that the interplay of management volatility, get together volatility, and electoral volatility have created uncertainty and undermined political events as potent cars of illustration. Poland is a huge and critical kingdom, invaluable of analysis in its personal correct, yet both the various difficulties skilled will not be precise to Poland; so this ebook additionally constitutes a comparative benchmark for research of democratic advancements in other places.

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Lenin's Electoral Strategy from Marx and Engels through the by Marx, Karl; Lenin, Vladimir I.; Nimtz, August H

By Marx, Karl; Lenin, Vladimir I.; Nimtz, August H

Can electoral and parliamentary arenas be used towards progressive ends? this can be exactly the query that held Lenin's recognition from 1905 to 1917, major him to finish that they could—and could. This publication explores the time during which Lenin initiated his use of the voters, starting with the Marxist roots of Lenin's politics, after which information his efforts to steer the deputies of the Russian Social Democratic hard work social gathering within the First and moment nation Dumas, concluding with Russia's first test in consultant democracy from 1906 to 1907. in this time, Lenin needed to deal with matters corresponding to no matter if to boycott or perform undemocratic elections, tips on how to behavior election campaigns, even if to go into into electoral blocs and the comparable "lesser of 2 evils" trouble, tips to maintain deputies liable to the social gathering, and the way to stability electoral politics with armed fight. Lenin later stated that the teachings of that paintings have been 'indispensable' for Bolshevik good fortune in 1917, because of this this exact research of that interval is essential to any thorough realizing of Leninism.

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The Color of Representation: Congressional Behavior and by Kenny J. Whitby

By Kenny J. Whitby

The relevant family factor within the usa over the lengthy background of this country has been where of the folks of colour in American society. One point of this debate is how African-Americans are represented in Congress. Kenny J. Whitby examines congressional responsiveness to black pursuits by way of concentrating on the representational hyperlink among African-American ingredients and the policymaking habit of participants of the us condominium of Representatives. The ebook makes use of the themes of vote casting rights, civil rights, and race- established redistricting to check how individuals of Congress reply to the pursuits of black citizens. Whitby's research weighs the relative impact of district features comparable to partisanship, nearby situation, measure of urbanization and the scale of the black constituency at the vote casting habit of apartment contributors over the years. Whitby explores how black pursuits are represented in formal, descriptive, symbolic, and major phrases. He exhibits the political tradeoffs desirous about redistricting to extend the variety of African-Americans in Congress. The booklet is the main entire research of black politics within the congressional context ever released. it's going to entice political scientists, sociologists, historians, and psychologists curious about minority politics, legislative politics, and the mental, political, and sociological results of accelerating minority club in Congress at the conception of presidency held through African americans. Kenny J. Whitby is affiliate Professor of Political technological know-how, collage of South Carolina.

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Mixed Electoral Systems: Contamination and Its Consequences by F. Ferrara, E. Herron, M. Nishikawa

By F. Ferrara, E. Herron, M. Nishikawa

Utilizing election returns, public opinion surveys, and legislative roll-call info from many combined platforms in each international quarter, the authors convey that infection systematically impacts social gathering method, vote casting behaviour, legislative team spirit and total constitution of partisan festival.

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Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot by Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer,

By Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick G. Conrad, Michael W. Traugott

Investigates how citizens reply to new balloting gear.

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International Communism and the Communist International by Tim Rees, Andrew Thorpe

By Tim Rees, Andrew Thorpe

The Communist overseas was once shaped in Moscow in 1919 as a manufacturing unit of global revolution, yet was once dissolved in 1943 with no need led a unmarried profitable working-class rebellion. This finished new choice of essays makes use of a number of the newly on hand Russian and East eu assets to seem back on the background of this such a lot interesting of political phenomena.

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