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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00
This volume, first published in 1984, discusses the viability of applying the ?Mediterranean model? to three countries that were transitioning to democracy, ? Spain, Greece and Portugal ? combining both comparative and national case-study approaches. In particular, Spain, Greece and Portugal offer comparable examples of the problems of establishing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00
When this book first published in 1990, several ?new? democracies were emerging in Southern Europe. Italy, Portugal, Spain and Greece were generally seen as conforming to the western European model of liberal democracy. But the process of democratization is a gradual one, and each national democracy is moulded by its own political, social, and economic... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This book offers a cross-national analysis of judicial decisions and legislative action in three religiously pluralistic Western democracies?the United States, France, and the Netherlands?that shows how each balances individual rights with communal bonds and adheres to or retreats from human rights norms for women and religious practices. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 26.00
Shifting power balances in the world are shaking the foundations of the liberal international order and revealing new fault lines at the intersection of human rights and international security. Will these new global trends help or hinder the world?s long struggle for human rights and democracy? The answer depends on the role of five rising democraciesIndia,... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2015; US$ 37.95
Prior to May 2015, the oil-rich jurisdiction of Alberta had, for over four decades, been a one-party state. During that time, the rule of the Progressive Conservatives essentially went unchallenged, with critiques of government policy falling on deaf ears and Alberta ranking behind other provinces in voter turnout. Given the province?s economic reliance... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
In 1835, Alexis de Tocqueville famously called for 'a new political science' that could address the problems and possibilities of a 'world itself quite new.' For Tocqueville, the democratic world needed not just a new political science, but also new arts of statesmanship and leadership. In this volume, editors Brian Danoff and L. Joseph Hebert,... more...
- Hard Shell Word Factory 2002; US$ 7.00
America is steeped in uncertainty. We have been subjected to political terrorism, social aggression, legal anarchy, and media-driven chaos. We've lost our voice in government, education, and almost everything else in society - even as we have entered the age of communications and information technology. It is a good time to discover democracy. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 64.99
This book is a comprehensive collection of historic political thought. From the political philosophies of classical and renaissance thinkers to the speeches of American Presidents, it introduces the American Founders? theories of democracy by connecting and analyzing the words of their philosophical forerunners and Presidential successors. more...