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- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 29.95
This book documents a worrisome gap between principles and practice in democratic governance. The State of Access is a comparative, cross-disciplinary exploration of the ways in which democratic institutions fail or succeed to create the equal opportunities that they have promised to deliver to the people they serve. In theory, rules and regulations... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
The idea of finding a 'third way' in politics has been widely discussed over recent months - not only in the UK, but in the US, Continental Europe and Latin America. But what is the third way? Supporters of the notion haven't been able to agree, and critics deny the possibility altogether. Anthony Giddens shows that developing a third way is not only... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
The idea of finding a 'third way' in politics has become a focus of discussion across the world. Political leaders, in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America claim to be following its principles. Yet the notion has also attracted much criticism. Some say it is an empty concept without any real content. Critics from the more traditional left argue that... more...
- Sasquatch Books 2012; US$ 10.95
Over the course of a generation, patriotism in America has been hijacked by the right and abandoned by the left. But the principles and values of true patriotism – country above self, contribution above consumption, stewardship over exploitation, freedom with responsibility, purpose through sacrifice and service, pragmatism, a fair shot for all... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95
The experience of democracy in Turkey since its introduction in 1950 has been bloody, chequered but persistent. The complex cultural and economic stratification of Turkish society, together with its unique geopolitical status, straddling Eastern and Western zones of influence, in part accounts for the turbulence of Turkey?s democratic experience. But... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Democratization emerged at a time of epochal change in global politics: the twin impacts of the end of the Soviet Union and the speeding up and deepening of globalisation in the early 1990s meant a whole new ball game in terms of global political developments. The journal?s first issue appeared in early 1994. Over time, the editorial position has... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 73.06
Eine von Krieg, Gewalt und Genozid betroffene Gesellschaft muss die schwierige Aufgabe bewältigen, ein friedensförderndes Mittelmaß zwischen vergeltenden und restorativen Ansätzen der Vergangenheitsbewältigung zu finden. Die Arbeit diskutiert anhand der Fallbeispiele Ruanda, Kambodscha und Guatemala das Zusammenspiel der verschiedenen Handlungsfelder... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2015; Not Available
Das Vertrauen in die Politiker ist an einem Tiefpunkt angelangt, die repräsentative Politik steckt in einer Krise. Ist die Demokratie am Ende? Ist unsere Gesellschaft vom Virus der Entpolitisierung befallen? Simon Tormey zeigt in diesem provokativ-anregenden Buch, dass das Gegenteil der Fall ist. Die Bürgerinnen und Bürger sehen sich zunehmend selbst... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Promotion of democracy in post-war and post-conflict societies became a topic during the 1990s. The book deals with the legality, legitimacy and effectiveness of military interventions where the international community of states not only felt impelled to engage in military humanitarian or peace-building missions but also in long-term state- and democracy-building.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
Zimbabwe's severe crisis - and a possible way out of it with a transitional government, and the new era for which it prepares the ground - demands a coherent scholarly response. 'Progress' can be employed as an organising theme across many disciplinary approaches to Zimbabwe's societal devastation. At wider levels too, the concept of progress is fitting.... more...