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- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 25.99
The advocates of woman suffrage and black suffrage came to a bitter falling-out in the midst of Reconstruction, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton opposed the 15th Amendment because it granted the vote to black men but not to women. How did these two causes, so long allied, come to this? Based on extensive research, Fighting Chance is a major contribution... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 26.95
In their 2008 book, Millennial Makeover , Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais made a prescient argument that the Millennial Generation (born 1982-2003) would change American politics for good. Later that year, a huge surge of participation from young voters helped to launch Barack Obama into the White House. Now, in Millennial Momentum , Winograd... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2003; US$ 24.95
In this book, fifteen major scholars assess the current state of American democracy, offering a spirited dialogue on the future of democratic politics. Contributors focus on three principles fundamental to democracy—equality, liberty, and participation. This timely collection covers the issues relevant to the future of American democracy... more...
Wenn das Volk (mit)entscheidet . Wechselbeziehungen und Konfliktlinien zwischen direkter und indirekter Demokratie als Herausforderung für die Rechtsordnung.Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 32.01
Hauptbeschreibung »Die Emanzipation der Laien, das ist die Demokratie«, hat Thomas Mann das Wesen demokratischer Selbstbestimmung einmal gekennzeichnet. Ohne jede Form von Repräsentation kommt dieses Herrschaftsprinzip in einem modernen Flächenstaat nicht aus. Demokratie als kollektive Selbstbestimmung des Volkes steht in der Folge vor der ständigen... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 37.99
Democracy Reconsidered provides an enlightening study of democracy in America's post-modern context. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and Peter Augustine Lawler explore some of the foundational principles of democracy as they have been borne out in American society. The essays included in this volume examine the lessons that novelists, philosophers, and political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
The contributions here consider a number of themes and issues which account for the successful democratization of the United States and Canada and offer an analysis of the reasons for the absence of democratization in Mexico. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 50.00
Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials. The structure of political representation and the separation of powers detailed in the United States Constitution were intended to restrain self-interested ambition. Because not all citizens have a... more...