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Democracy

  • Milton Friedman on Freedomby Milton Friedman; Robert Leeson; Charles G. Palm

    Hoover Institution Press 2017; US$ 5.99

    In this book, Robert Leeson and Charles Palm have assembled an amazing collection of Milton Friedman's best works on freedom. Even more amazing is that the selection represents only 1 percent of the 1,500 works by Friedman that Leeson and Palm have put online in a user-friendly format?and an even smaller percentage if you include their archive of... more...

  • Why Democracy Deepensby Anoop Sadanandan

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    Why Democracy Deepens explains how socio-economic changes in India are shaping its politics to promote grassroots democracy. more...

  • Does Democracy Matter?by Adrian Basora; Agnieszka Marczyk; Maia Otarashvili

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.99

    Through an exploration of ?soft power,? the authors of this book examine available knowledge and necessary new research agendas that will help us better understand both democratization efforts and authoritarian pushback in today?s difficult context. more...

  • Aftershocksby Seva Gunitsky

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. Aftershocks is the first book to offer a detailed explanation for this wavelike spread and retreat?not only of democracy but also of its twentieth-century rivals, fascism and communism.... more...

  • Democracy Risingby Bill Freeman; Adam Vaughan

    Dundurn 2017; US$ 10.99

    Participatory democracy is an emerging force in Canada: Citizens groups, unions, environmental organizations, Indigenous peoples, and others are demanding to be heard. This revolution of citizen engagement will change the way democracy works in this country, bring new and more relevant programs, and finally deliver government by the people. more...

  • Agenda Crossoverby Sarah A. Treul

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    An analysis of how members of Congress utilize their state delegations across legislative chambers to remain responsive to constituents and assist in re-election efforts. more...

  • Reforming Civil-Military Relations in New Democraciesby Aurel Croissant; David Kuehn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book addresses the challenge of reforming defense and military policy-making in newly democratized nations. By tracing the development of civil-military relations in various new democracies from a comparative perspective, it links two bodies of scholarship that thus far have remained largely separate:  the study of emerging (or failed) civilian... more...

  • Exit Leftby Robert S. Taylor

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This book advances an economic model of contemporary republicanism that is ideologically centre-left. more...

  • Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democraciesby Verónica Montecinos

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book contributes to our understanding of the trajectories and prerogatives of female political leaders in the varying context of democratization, political institutions and cultural norms. No woman had been elected leader of a country before 1960, but with democratic transitions on the rise since the 1970s, the number of women... more...

  • Issue Voting and Party Competitionby Anna-Sophie Kurella

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book examines how social cleavage lines shape issue voting and party competition. Based on a study of German elections between 1980 and 1994, it analyzes whether cleavage group members put more weight on policies that address their personal self-interest than voters who are not affected by the cleavage line. Furthermore, it analyzes the consequences... more...