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- 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...
- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 4.95
Honest, objective, and informed political debates are all too rare in today?s polarized and partisan climate. Public policy is increasingly driven by ideology while political spin, distortions, and even demonizing opponents by disseminating outright lies are routine practice from Washington to the local city council. Super-heated and hyper-partisan... more...
- Westview Press 2009; US$ 29.99
Click on Democracy examines the first national election in which the Internet played a major role. The contributors argue that the Internet's most profound political impact on Election 2000 has largely been missed or underestimated. The reason: the difference it made was more social than electoral, more about building political communities than... 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Social activism and dissent have become global phenomena for our times. Ordinary people across the world are fighting back. This newly potent political force has defeated governments in India and Spain, and has brought down the EU draft constitution. Disaffected by the triumph of markets, public goods, public interest and public spaces are regaining... 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...
Wenn das Volk (mit)entscheidet . Wechselbeziehungen und Konfliktlinien zwischen direkter und indirekter Demokratie als Herausforderung für die Rechtsordnung.Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 37.00
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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 25.89
In diesem Buch werden die drei Grundtypen der Persönlichkeit und ihre Lebensstrategien vorgestellt. Im Unterschied zu anderen Charakterkunden geht Dietmar Friedmann prozessorientiert und nicht phänomenologisch vor. Das ?Innere? des Menschen wird betrachtet und nicht sein sichtbares Verhalten. Dafür erläutert der Autor, was er unter prozessorientierter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
In contemporary American political culture, claims of American exceptionalism and anxieties over its prospects have resurged as an overarching theme in national political discourse. Yet never very far from such debates lie animating fears associated with race. Fears about the loss of national unity and trust often draw attention to looming changes... more...