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  • Democracy by Decreeby Adis Merdzanovic

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 32.99

    The introduction of consociational power sharing as a post-war political system has become one of the international community's preferred post-conflict devices. In situations where warring polities are internally divided by ethnic, religious, linguistic, or national identity, consociationalism guarantees the inclusion of all groups in the political... more...

  • Democratic Institutions and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Europeby Danijela Dolenec

    European Consortium for Political Research 2013; US$ 31.75

    This book questions why democratisation in Southeast European societies disappointed initial expectations, and argues that it was caused by the nondemocratic practices of dominant authoritarian parties, which continue to subvert the rule of law today. more...

  • American Democracyby Justin P. DePlato; Kyle Hodge

    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...

  • Contemporary Political Ideologiesby Joseph S. Roucek

    Philosophical Library 1961; US$ 14.99


  • Gaian Democraciesby Roy Madron; John Jopling

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    Roy Madron and John Jopling argue that the main purpose of our Western democracies is to satisfy a global debt-money system through the pursuit of economic growth. This 'Global Monetocracy' is a hugely powerful system that is imposing social injustice, economic incompetence and ecological disaster on the human family. Madron and Jopling make the case... more...

  • Contextualizing Occupy Central in Contemporary Hong Kongby Tai Wei Lim; Xiaojuan Ping

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 70.00

    In the past 18 years, after the handover of the former British colony Hong Kong to China, Beijing and the Special Administration Region (SAR) have been trying to work out a mutually beneficial relationship based on pragmatism and a focus on economic prosperity. The Occupy Central with Love and Peace in Hong Kong (September to December 2014) movement... more...

  • Decolonizing Democracy from Western Cognitive Imperialismby Tatah Mentan

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 28.00

    There seems to be a sort of prevalent attitude in the Western world that its brand of democracy is something of a catch all solution for all the world?s political problems. Hence, Western imperialism has always been sold under the pretext of spreading freedom and democracy. Democracy is beautiful. But it is no proof against imperialism. Whether democracy... more...

  • Vom Ende der repräsentativen Politikby Simon Tormey; Bernhard Jendricke; Sonja Schuhmacher

    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...

  • Paths toward Democracyby Ruth Berins Collier

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 24.00

    Examining the experiences of Western Europe and South America, Professor Collier delineates a complex and varied set of patterns of democratization. more...

  • The New Class in Post-Industrial Societyby John McAdams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 110.00

    The traditional class analysis of politics in industrial societies described a conflict that pitted the well-off business class against the working class in a "democratic class struggle." This book holds that economic development has produced a New Class which rivals the business class in the politics of post-industrial societies. more...