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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 36.00
Democracy is based on the belief that the media gets the attention of voters. But is this plausible in an age of multiplying media, disillusionment with the political system and time-scarcity? This book, now available in paperback, addresses this question, and charts experiences of 'public connection'. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Ignorance and the Mirage of Informed Consent * Fearmongering and the Battered Citizen Syndrome * Messianic Democracy * Lying and Legitimacy * Torture and Absolute Power in Contemporary Government * Trusting Government at Any Cost * Elections as Reverse Slave Auctions * Democratic Delusions on Peace and Inevitability * Big Picture Myopia * Democracy... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Introduction * 9/11: Canonization and Coverup * A War on Dissent? * Hollow Steel: Bush vs. Free Trade * Ed Fraud 101 * AmeriCorps and Moral Reformation * Bush's Farm Fiasco * Spending as Caring * The Political Profits of Pointless Punishment * Government by Stealth * The New Iron Curtain * Airport Antics: The TSA Attitude Police * John Ashcroft, King... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
This book reconnects The Federalist Papers to the study of American politics and political development, arguing that the papers contain previously unrecognized theory of institutional power, a theory that enlarges and refines the contribution of the papers to political theory, but also reconnects the papers to the study of American politics. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This edited volume adds to the growing body of knowledge on democratic and authoritarian regimes in sub-Saharan Africa, expanding the analysis to countries that have, to date, received scant attention. The authors examine democratic contestation in six countries as well as explanations for their trajectories. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
Gender serves as a lens that makes visible important issues in the field of representation: Whom do elected politicians represent? What is at stake in the parliamentary process? What do we know about the interplay between parliaments and the everyday lives of citizens? It is widely understood that women?s presence in government matters but we need... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99
Decentralization and Local Democracy in the World constitutes a global reference on decentralization by presenting the contemporary situation of local governments in all regions of the world. The report analyzes local authorities in each continent under three main themes: the evolution of territorial structures; responsibilities and power, management... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95
In this impassioned critique of America's growing disengagement from civic life and ideals, Drum Major Institute Executive Director Andrea Batista Schlesinger dissects the forcible erosion of our youngest generation's capacity for inquiry and provides recommendations for restoring the social, educational and political infrastructures that are prerequisites... more...