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Democracy

  • Democratic Participation in Armed Conflictby Patrick A. Mello

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Under which conditions do democracies participate in war, and when do they abstain? Providing a unique theoretical framework, Mello identifies pathways of war involvement and abstention across thirty democracies, investigating the wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. more...

  • Democratization and the Protection of Human Rights in Africaby BRENDALYN AMBROSE

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 165.00

    Development was achieved in the West by capitalism and industrialization before liberal democracy was introduced as a viable form of government. Africa is grappling with the problems of underdevelopment. Yet, the West insists on liberal democracy for Africa, a form of government which has no economic and social foundations in Africa. The West now faults... more...

  • Outside Looking Inby KOFI APRAKU

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 129.00

    Mr. Apraku gives the reader an outsider's analysis of the good and bad elements that make up the U.S. The author, a Ghanian who has spent the last 18 years studying and teaching in the U.S., brings his personal experiences as an emigré to this examination of American capitalism and democracy. He looks at the strengths and weaknesses inherent in the... more...

  • How Media Inform Democracyby Toril Aalberg; James Curran

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries ? the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent coverage of public affairs so that they can make responsible,... more...

  • Post-Yugoslaviaby Dino Abazovic; Mitja Velikonja

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This interdisciplinary examination of present-day identities and histories of the former Yugoslavia explores relationships with the social, political, cultural and historical 'facts and fictions' that have marked the different parts of the region. It shows that while nationalism remains important other social dynamics also exert a strong influence.... more...

  • Indonesia: Towards Democracyby Taufik Abdullah

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 74.90

    This book traces the beginning of the process of nation-formation, the struggle for independence, the hopeful beginning of the new nation-state of Indonesia only to be followed by hard and difficult ways to remain true to the ideals of independence. In the process Indonesia with its sprawling archipelago and its multi-ethnic and multi-religious nation... more...

  • Anti-Political Establishment Partiesby Amir Abedi

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracyby Daron Acemoglu; James A. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 21.00

    This book systematically explains why some countries are democracies while others are not. more...

  • Asia Risingby Amitav Acharya

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 58.00

    China, India and Japan are among the biggest players in the global economy today. However, Asia's future depends not just on its impressive growth rates or its immense natural resources and human talent; rather, it also hinges on the quality of leadership provided by the major nations and associations of Asia, and their ability to overcome persisting... more...

  • A Farther Shoreby Gerry Adams

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.95

    He?s been imprisoned, shot at, denounced, shunned, and banned, yet Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams remains resolute in his belief that peace is the only viable option for the Irish people. Adams led the oldest revolutionary movement in Ireland on an extraordinary journey from armed insurrection to active participation in government. Now he tells the... more...