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  • How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracyby Mónica Ferrín; Hanspeter Kriesi

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 104.99

    This book answers two fundamental questions for European advanced democracies: how Europeans view democracy (or how democracy should be) and how Europeans evaluate democracy (or how European democracies work in practice). more...

  • Legal Pluralism and Shari?a Lawby Adam Possamai; James T. Richardson; Bryan S Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Legal pluralism has often been associated with post-colonial legal developments especially where common law survived alongside tribal and customary laws. Focusing on Shar??a , this book examines the legal policies and experiences of various societies with different traditions of citizenship, secularism and common law. Where large diasporic communities... more...

  • In Defense of Pluralismby Éric Montpetit

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 36.00

    Providing an empirically grounded perspective on policy disagreements, Éric Montpetit highlights significant distortions in the media coverage of policy-making. more...

  • Das demokratische Experimentby Yves Sintomer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Das Losverfahren blickt zurück auf eine lange politische Geschichte. Es lenkt den Blick auf eine oft vergessene politischen Dimension: Die Herschaft durch das Volk. Yes Sintomer zeigt mit dem vorliegenden Buch, dass ein neues politisches Terrain sichtbar wird - eine Form partizipativer Demokratie, in der die Bürger entscheidenden Einfluss auf die... more...

  • Catalonia: A New Independent State in Europe?by Xavier Cuadras Morató

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Catalonia: A New Independent State in Europe examines the main issues of the political process which is taking place in Catalonia today. The political confrontation between the Spanish and Catalan institutions has now reached the international arena, especially the debates concerning international recognition of a new Catalan state and its membership... more...

  • Design, Meaning and Choice in Direct Democracyby Shauna Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Design, Meaning and Choice in Direct Democracy examines the link between political knowledge and participation in direct democracy in the United States. Presenting insights on the different behaviours of the petitioner, the ballot and the voter and using quantitative, qualitative and experimental methodological approaches, Shauna Reilly evaluates... more...

  • Creating Freedomby Raoul Martinez

    Canongate Books 2016; US$ 22.46

    The idea of freedom is at the heart of our political and economic systems. It is foundational to our democracy, our way of life - our very conception of what it is to be human. But are we free in the way that we think we are?In Creating Freedom, Raoul Martinez compellingly dismantles the sacred myth of freedom, showing that our belief that our institutions... more...

  • The Third Way and its Criticsby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • The UN Role in Promoting Democracyby Edward Newman; Roland Rich

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 33.00

    This book considers and questions the modalities, effectiveness and controversies of the UN's work in promoting and assisting democracy. more...

  • International Socialization in Europeby Professor Frank Schimmelfennig; Dr Stefan Engert; Heiko Knobel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 135.00

    At the end of the Cold War, the Western international community embarked on a large-scale project of promoting democratic change and consolidation in Eastern Europe. This book explains its mixed results. It examines the strategies of European organizations and the conditions of their success and failure. more...