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- Grand Central Publishing 2009; Not Available
At a time when some of the most sweeping national initiatives in decades are being debated, Congressman Henry Waxman offers a fascinating inside account of how Congress really works by describing the subtleties and complexities of the legislative process. For four decades, Waxman has taken visionary and principled positions on crucial issues and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
? Provides readers with a solid understanding of the theory and practice of democracy, from ancient Athens to how it underpins American government and society in the present day ? Unapologetically identifies democracy's many inherent flaws and considers the possibility that democracy itself could be part of the nation's problem ? Fairly presents... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 29.15
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95
Parliamentary questions are a feature of almost all national legislatures. Despite this, we know very little about how questions are used by MPs and what impact questions have on controlling the government. This volume advances our theoretical and empirical knowledge of the use of questioning in a number of different parliamentary settings. The propensity... more...
- Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99
The End of Democracy? The fall of the Berlin Wall. The collapse of the Iron Curtain. The Orange Revolution. The Arab Spring. The rush of events in recent decades seems to confirm that Alexis de Tocqueville was right: the future belongs to democracy. But take a closer look. The history of democracy since the 1830s, when Tocqueville wrote Democracy... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 72.05
Eine von Krieg, Gewalt und Genozid betroffene Gesellschaft muss die schwierige Aufgabe bewältigen, ein friedensförderndes Mittelmaß zwischen vergeltenden und restorativen Ansätzen der Vergangenheitsbewältigung zu finden. Die Arbeit diskutiert anhand der Fallbeispiele Ruanda, Kambodscha und Guatemala das Zusammenspiel der verschiedenen Handlungsfelder... more...