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  • Defining Democracy in a Digital Ageby Barend Lutz; Pierre du Toit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The internet has created a new social base where governments are ever more critically examined and measuring public sentiment expressed on social media is crucial to gauging ongoing support for democracy. This book illustrates a methodology for doing so, and considers the impact of this new public sphere on the future of democracy. more...

  • Rosa Luxemburg in Actionby Rosemary H. T. O'Kane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Neither a work concerned only with her Marxist writings nor a personal biography concerned with her private life, this book examines Rosa Luxemburg?s ideas on revolution and democracy and how the two are bound together by her views on the importance of political action. Stretching, historically, from 1863 to the present, this book covers in great... more...

  • Attention Deficit Democracyby James Bovard

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    Does the people's need to believe in the president trump their duty to understand, to think critically, and demand truth? Have Americans been conditioned to ignore political frauds and believe the lies perpetuated by campaign ads? James Bovard diagnoses a national malady called "Attention Deficit Democracy," characterized by a citizenry that seems... more...

  • Public Opinionby Walter Lippmann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    A penetrative study of democratic theory and the role of citizens in a democracy, this classic by a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner offers a prescient view of the media's function in shaping public perceptions. more...

  • Interest Group Politics in Americaby Ronald J. Hrebenar; Ruth K. Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Interest-group lobbying is a controversial activity in American politics and this book provides a study of group power. This edition includes expanded coverage of the changing dynamics of power politics in America; new media venues and grassroots organizing; and the perennial issue of reform. more...

  • Changing Images of the Left in Bulgariaby Boris Popivanov

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The violent protests that shook Bulgaria in recent years were fueled by a widespread belief that, after 25 years of transition, a new base for the political process is required. In this important new study, Popivanov provides a critical re-assessment of the role of the Bulgarian Socialist Party—arguably, the single most important political entity... more...

  • Democracy in a Russian Mirrorby Adam Przeworski

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 90.00 US$ 73.80

    This book examines the current state of Russia and the prospects for democracy. more...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 18.99