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  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis De Tocqueville; Joseph Epstein

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 7.99

    From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America --first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville's... more...

  • Stealth Democracyby John R. Hibbing; Elizabeth Theiss-Morse

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Stealth Democracy finds the type of democracy Americans prefer: the less participation, the better. more...

  • Brave New Ballotby Aviel David Rubin

    Crown/Archetype 2006; US$ 24.95

    Democracy has never been more vulnerable. The problem is right here in America. How to Sabotage an Election Become an election judge and carry a refrigerator magnet in your pocket Program every fifth vote to automatically record for your candidate Bury your hacked code Avi Rubin, a computer scientist at Johns Hopkins and a specialist in systems... more...

  • Voting in Americaby Robert E. DiClerico

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 50.00

    This work provides an examination of the people, forces, and events that have shaped the right, opportunities, and value of the vote in America from 1715 to the 21st century. It focuses on various legal, constitutional, and social barriers, and on what controversies still remain. more...

  • Subordination or Empowerment?by Richard A. Keiser

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    Why have Blacks won political empowerment in some cities and in others remained subordinated or had their achievements rolled back? Why do some cities have many Black leaders with multi-racial appeal while other cities have none? Subordination or Empowerment answers these questions through detailed historical examinations of the Black struggle for... more...

  • Campaign and Election Reformby Harry Henderson

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Campaign and Election Reform deals with a large range of issues related to this topic. It examines important questions such as how candidates raise campaign funds and what contributors expect from them in return; whether there should be legal limits on how much money candidates can raise or spend; and the role of corporations, unions, and other well-funded... more...

  • Politics of Democratic Inclusionby Christina Wolbrecht; Alvin Tillery; Peri Arnold; Rodney Hero

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    The issue of political participation has been central to American politics since the founding of the United States. The Politics of Democratic Inclusion addresses the ways traditionally underrepresented groups have and have not achieved political incorporation, representation, and influence?or "democratic inclusion"?in American politics. Each chapter... more...

  • Politics the Wellstone Wayby Wellstone Action; Bill Lofy

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00

    Edited by Bill LofyPolitics the Wellstone Way offers a comprehensive set of strategies to help progressives channel energy into winning issue-based and electoral campaigns. From the school board all the way to the White House, Politics the Wellstone Way instructs people on becoming better organizers, candidates, campaign workers, and citizen activists,... more...

  • The History and Politics of Voting Technologyby Roy G. Saltman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 37.00

    Saltman traces the evolution of voting technology in the USA, from voice to digital, highlighting how the antiquated systems in use today are a legacy of the industrial revolution of the Nineteenth-century and the early computer revolution of the 1950s and analyses the current day situation. more...

  • Growing Apart?by Jeffrey Kopstein; Sven Steinmo

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Scholars analyze why and how the United States pulled away from its democratic allies following the Cold War. more...