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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 39.00
In November 2000, when the now-infamous "butterfly ballot" confused crucial Florida voters during a hotly contested presidential race, the importance of well-designed ballots to a functioning democracy caught the nation's attention. Recognizing that our entire voting process?from registering to vote to following instructions at the polling place?can... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 18.95
On the night of the 2000 presidential election, Americans watched on television as polling results divided the nation's map into red and blue states. Since then the color divide has become symbolic of a culture war that thrives on stereotypes--pickup-driving red-state Republicans who vote based on God, guns, and gays; and elitist blue-state Democrats... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.95
Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America (De la démocratie en Amérique) is a classic text detailing the United States of the 1830s, showing a primarily favorable view by Tocqueville as he compares it to his native France. Considered to be an important account of the U.S. democratic system, it has become a classic work in the fields... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung Die Globalisierung und ihre Transformationen betreffen jeden von uns. Ihre Auswirkungen sind in alle Bereiche unseres täglichen Lebens vorgedrungen. Auch Nationalstaaten und ihre Institutionen sind in folge dessen von Veränderungen betroffen, die sich auch auf die diversen Tätigkeitsfelder der Sozialen Arbeit auswirken. Neben der... more...
- Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2011; US$ 23.30
Hauptbeschreibung Orientierungshilfe bei Rechtsfragen im internationalen Kontext. Um Haftungsrisiken zu vermeiden, sollten international tätige Manager die relevanten Regelungen im Ausland kennen. Das Buch vermittelt das rechtliche Basiswissen für Dänemark. Übersichtlich werden die rechtlichen Pflichten in typischen Praxissituationen erläutert. Dazu... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
Fixing Elections shows our whole 18th-century Winner Take All political system, including the way we elect our legislatures. Steven Hill argues our geographic-based, Winner Take All political system is at the root of many of our worst political problems, including poor minority and majority representation, low voter turnout, expensive mudslinging campaigns,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...