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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Democracy in a Russian Mirrorby Adam Przeworski

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

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

  • Parteien und Demokratieby Ursula Münch; Uwe Kranenpohl; Henrik Gast

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 41.61

    Parteien stehen im 21. Jahrhundert vor erheblichen Herausforderungen: Sinkende Mitgliederzahlen und schwindendes öffentliches Vertrauen verweisen auf die gesellschaftlichen Legitimationsprobleme westlicher Parteien. Dies wirft die Frage auf, mit welchen innerparteilichen Reformen Parteien hierauf reagieren können. Der Tagungsband vereint Beiträge,... more...

  • What Would Madison Do?by Benjamin Wittes; Pietro S Nivola

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    What would the father of the Constitution think of contemporary developments in American politics and public policy? Constitutional scholars have long debated whether the American political system, whichwas so influenced by the thinking of James Madison, has in fact grown outmoded. But ifMadison himself could peer at the present, what would he think... more...

  • Democratic Institutions and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Europeby Danijela Dolenec

    European Consortium for Political Research 2013; US$ 31.75

    This book questions why democratisation in Southeast European societies disappointed initial expectations, and argues that it was caused by the nondemocratic practices of dominant authoritarian parties, which continue to subvert the rule of law today. more...