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- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
The case for democracy is an intrinsic part of our political culture. This non-partisan book provides the other side of the story via well-researched history and current events that illuminate the theory and practice of democracy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Offering new insights into the political economy of contemporary India, this book considers how and why unequal patterns of economic growth have taken shape within the context of a democratic and decentralising political system, and how this has impacted upon the processes of economic development. more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 29.17
The promotion of political reform, participation, human rights and democracy on the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean was a key objective for the European Union as it prepared the Barcelona conference in 1995. Today it is clear that these policies have failed to prompt an end to authoritarian rule. The authors of Democracy Building... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 36.95
Democracy is the faith that the process of experience is more important than any special result attained, so that special results achieved are of ultimate value only as they are used to enrich and order the ongoing process. Africans must therefore be allowed to apply their cultural and historical experiences and talents in working out a pattern of... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 30.99
The inside story of the Supreme Court decisions that brought true democracy to the United States Today, Earl Warren is recalled as the chief justice of a Supreme Court that introduced school desegregation and other dramatic changes to American society. In retirement, however, Warren argued that his court?s greatest accomplishment was establishing... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 6.99
Democracy is in crisis. This is a crisis of growth on the one hand, with the Arab Spring and possible change in Burma and elsewhere, but also a crisis of alienation and stagnation in the more established democracies, in the United States and in Europe, where apathy and the uncontrolled power exerted by financial markets and the wealthy are threatening... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99
Irresponsible Government examines the failure of modern elected representatives to hold the government to account, and the erosion of parliamentary principles, which has led to the power imbalances plaguing modern government, all with a view on restoring accountability to Canadian politics. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.74
?Zum Regieren brauche ich BILD, BamS und Glotze? - verkündete der ehemalige Bundeskanzler Gerhard Schröder einst. Äußerungen wie diese befeuern seither die Diskussion darüber, was die Kriterien erfolgreichen Regierens sind. Bedarf es tatsächlich nicht mehr als einer guten Show und deren erfolgreicher Inszenierung in den Medien? Oder werden Politiker... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Foucault saw the notion of parrhesia (truth-telling) as the most important factor for how governments could and should communicate with their people and vice versa. This important collection compiles and analyses Foucault's views on parrhesia to shed new light on his ideas on the importance of truth-telling in democracies. more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 29.99
This book looks at how Muslims in Spain have changed legislation linked to religious pluralism and to immigration, and have fortified Spain?s frail history and practice of democracy since 1975. Spanish Muslims have achieved this through active civil engagement and a persistent struggle for rights and for status as immigrants and as citizens on par... more...