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The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

John Everett-Heath.

Published online January 2010.

Book. Subjects: names studies. 9372 pages.455959 words.

From Aachen to Zyrardów, this dictionary gives the history, meanings, and origin of an enormous range of country, region, island, city, and town names from around the world. In doing so, it...

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People and Parliament in the European Union

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott and Palle Svensson.

July 1998; published online November 2003.

Book. Subjects: politics. 304 pages.

This book sets out to analyse the relationship between people and parliament in the European Union and the problem of participation in European Parliament elections. It begins by examining...

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Negotiating Nationalism

Wayne Norman.

May 2006; published online September 2006.

Book. Subjects: political theory. 272 pages.

This book addresses some of the special challenges that arise when two or more national communities share the same (multinational) state. As a work in normative political philosophy, its...

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Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Edited by Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller and Torbjörn Bergman.

November 2003; published online January 2005.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 780 pages.

Parliamentary democracy is the most common way of organizing delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Yet knowledge of this type of regime has been incomplete and often...

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Income Distribution

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore.

March 2006; published online May 2006.

Book. Subjects: economic development and growth. 184 pages.

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the...

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Families in Ageing Societies

Edited by Sarah Harper.

September 2004; published online July 2005.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 224 pages.

This book explores the interactions between family and ageing in Western industrialised societies. It features 10 chapters. Chapters 1-3 provide and overview of the demographic and social...

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Environmental Protest in Western Europe

Edited by Christopher Rootes.

December 2003; published online April 2004.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 332 pages.

It is frequently claimed that, as a result of the institutionalization of environmentalism in the years following its rapid rise in the 1970s and 1980s, the environmental movement has been...

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Linking EU and National Governance

Edited by Beate Kohler-Koch.

October 2003; published online April 2004.

Book. Subjects: politics. 250 pages.

European governance ranks high on the present research agenda on the EU and Europeanization and has attracted considerable attention in public and academic debate over the past decade. This...

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Transitions from Education to Work in Europe

Edited by Walter Müller and Markus Gangl.

November 2003; published online January 2005.

Book. Subjects: politics. 348 pages.

Compiles an integrated series of comparative empirical analyses of education-to-work transitions in European Union countries. Individual chapters describe the educational background of...

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Multiculturalism in Asia

Edited by Will Kymlicka and Baogang He.

October 2005; published online February 2006.

Book. Subjects: political theory. 376 pages.

This book explores the different ways that issues of ethnocultural diversity are conceptualised and debated in South and East Asia. It looks at the legacies of precolonial and colonial...

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