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  • Democracy: All That Mattersby Steven Beller

    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...

  • The Roles and Function of Parliamentary Questionsby Shane Martin; Olivier Rozenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    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...

  • After Tocquevilleby Chilton Williamson

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99

    The End of Democracy?  more...

  • Vergangenheitsbewältigung in Ruanda, Kambodscha und Guatemalaby Kira Auer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 73.06

    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...

  • Occupyby Noam Chomsky

    Zuccotti Park Press 2013; US$ 10.95

    Another vital contribution from Chomsky to the literature of defiance and protest, a tribute to Howard Zinn and democracy's power more...

  • 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...

  • The Republic of Conscienceby Gary Hart

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 25.95

    Former Senator Gary Hart?s  The Republic of Conscience  is a meditation on the growing gap between the founding principles of the United States Constitution and our current political landscape. Going back as early as 400 BC, the idea of a true republic has been threatened by narrow, special interests taking precedence over the commonwealth. The... 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. It changed the nature of political science as a scholarly discipline and introduced concepts that continue to influence political theory.... more...

  • Conservatism, the Right Wing, and the Far Rightby Archie Henderson

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 90.99

    This unique volume is the essential guide to archival research on conservatism, the right wing, and the far right, offering a detailed overview of primary sources in all media (documents, film, video, sound recordings, microfilm and microfiche, cartoons, sheet music, newspaper art, etc.) housed in more than 2400 archives across 20 countries. Designed... more...