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- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 4.99
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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
From 1789 to 1913, U.S. senators were not directly elected by the people?instead the Constitution mandated that they be chosen by state legislators. This radically changed in 1913, when the Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, giving the public a direct vote. Electing the Senate investigates the electoral connections among constituents,... more...
- Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2011; US$ 23.50
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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.94
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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2004; US$ 10.99
The man who shook up American politics in 2000 -- and is doingso again in 2004 -- returns to hold both parties' feet to the fire with his straight talk about Bush, corporate government, and the whole political charade. Ralph Nader -- relentless activist, brilliant visionary -- may also be the most honest man we've got left in politics. And yet from... 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 24.95
The Last Hurrah presents a comprehensive analysis of the role soft money and issue advocacy play in congressional elections. It also documents the extent of campaigning done through the mail, on the telephone, and in person in competitive races. David Magleby and J. Quin Monson provide detailed coverage of the overall trends of the historic 2002... 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...