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  • Democratic Deliberation in Deeply Divided Societies:by Juan Ugarriza; Didier Caluwaerts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Through case-analysis and cross-sectional assessment of eleven countries this collection explores the most deeply divided societies in the world in order to highlight what deliberative democracy looks like in a deeply divided society and to understand the conditions that deliberative democracies could realistically emerge in difficult circumstances more...

  • The South Korean Development Experienceby Eun Mee Kim; Pil Ho Kim

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This volume explores South Korea's successful transition from an underdeveloped, authoritarian country to a modern industrialized democracy. South Korea's experience of foreign aid gives a unique perspective on how to use foreign aid for economic development as well as how to build a strong partnership between developed and developing countries. more...

  • Populism and Crisis Politics in Greeceby Takis S. Pappas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Exploring the negative effects of populism, this study presents an original explanation of Greece's current political and economic failures. It argues that the sovereign debt crisis only exacerbated the malfunctioning of a democracy long ago contaminated by populist politics while also offering a more general insight into the impact of populism more...

  • Revolution 2.0by Wael Ghonim

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 12.99

    A narrative of the revolution in Egypt, followed by lessons that can be applied to any revolution, anywhere. more...

  • On Democracy's Doorstepby J. Douglas Smith

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 35.99

    The inside story of the Supreme Court decisions that brought true democracy to the United States As chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Earl Warren is most often remembered for landmark rulings in favor of desegregation and the rights of the accused. But Warren himself identified a lesser known group of cases?Baker v. Carr, Reynolds v. Sims,... more...

  • Vergangenheitsbewältigung in Ruanda, Kambodscha und Guatemalaby Kira Auer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 87.01

    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...

  • America's Crisisby Daniel B. Jeffs

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2002; US$ 7.00

    America is steeped in uncertainty. We have been subjected to political terrorism, social aggression, legal anarchy, and media-driven chaos. We've lost our voice in government, education, and almost everything else in society - even as we have entered the age of communications and information technology. It is a good time to discover democracy. more...

  • The UN Role in Promoting Democracyby Edward Newman; Roland Rich

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 33.00

    This book considers and questions the modalities, effectiveness and controversies of the UN's work in promoting and assisting democracy. more...

  • Drinking Coffee Elsewhereby ZZ Packer

    Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 15.00

    Chosen by John Updike as a Today Show Book Club Pick. Already an award-winning writer, ZZ Packer now shares with us her debut, Drinking Coffee Elsewhere . Her impressive range and talent are abundantly evident: Packer dazzles with her command of language, surprising and delighting us with unexpected turns and indelible images, as she takes... more...

  • International Socialization in Europeby Professor Frank Schimmelfennig; Dr Stefan Engert; Heiko Knobel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 130.00

    At the end of the Cold War, the Western international community embarked on a large-scale project of promoting democratic change and consolidation in Eastern Europe. This book explains its mixed results. It examines the strategies of European organizations and the conditions of their success and failure. more...