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Democracy

  • The State We're Inby Joanna Cook; Nicholas J. Long; Henrietta L. Moore

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 95.00

    What makes people lose faith in democratic statecraft? The question seems an urgent one. In the first decades of the twenty-first century, citizens across the world have grown increasingly disillusioned with what was once a cherished ideal. Setting out an original theoretical model that explores the relations between democracy, subjectivity and sociality,... more...

  • Polarizedby James E. Campbell

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Many continue to believe that the United States is a nation of political moderates. In fact, it is a nation divided. It has been so for some time and has grown more so. This book provides a new and historically grounded perspective on the polarization of America, systematically documenting how and why it happened. Polarized presents commonsense... more...

  • The Europeanization of the Worldby John M. Headley

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    The Europeanization of the World puts forward a defense of Western civilization and the unique gifts it has bequeathed to the world-in particular, human rights and constitutional democracy-at a time when many around the globe equate the West with hubris and thinly veiled imperialism. John Headley argues that the Renaissance and the Reformation... more...

  • The Moral Basis of Democracyby Eleanor Roosevelt; Allida Black; Carol Howard Merritt

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99

    A wartime manifesto on the moral obligations of democratic citizens from the most influential first lady in American history. With the threat of the Third Reich looming, Eleanor Roosevelt employs the history of human rights to establish the idea that at the core of democracy is a spiritual responsibility to other citizens. Roosevelt then calls... more...

  • The Next Democracy?by Tony Milligan

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    Responding to widespread disenchantment with electoral politics, this book gives a practical examination of the possibilities offered by a generalized system of direct democracy. more...

  • Altergouvernementby Paul Ariès; Geneviève Azam; Collectif

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Et si un Printemps français devenait un jour réalité ? Mai 2012. Rien ne s?est passé comme prévu. Le président sortant et son concurrent le plus sérieux ont été tous deux balayés par un grand souffle d?air frais. En toute légalité, sans violence, le peuple français vient d?accomplir une nouvelle révolution. Après une campagne éclair marquée par... more...

  • Against Electionsby David Van Reybrouck

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    Democracy is in bad health. Against Elections offers a new diagnosis ? and an ancient remedy . Fear-mongering populists, distrust in the establishment, personality contests instead of reasoned debate: these are the results of the latest elections. In fact, as this ingenious book shows, the original purpose of elections was to exclude the... more...

  • Adorno and Democracyby Shannon L. Mariotti

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 60.00

    German philosopher and social critic Theodor Adorno (1903--1969) is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers. A leading member of the Frankfurt School, Adorno advanced an unconventional type of Marxist analysis in books such as Dialectic of Enlightenment (1944), Minima Moralia (1951), and Negative Dialectics... more...

  • Sacred America, Sacred Worldby Stephen Dinan; Marianne Williamson

    Hampton Roads Publishing 2016; US$ 18.00

    Infused with visionary power,  Sacred America, Sacred World  is a manifesto for our country?s evolution that is both political and deeply spiritual. It offers profound hope that America can grow beyond our current challenges and manifest our noblest destiny, which the book shows is rooted in sacred principles that transcend left or right political... more...

  • Zwischen Repräsentation und Diskursby Andreas Schäfer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Andreas Schäfer liefert einen neuen, kontextualisierten Zugang zur Analyse der Bedingungen, Praktiken und Wirkungen von Deliberation im parlamentarischen Entscheidungsprozess und fördert Dimensionen demokratischer Praxis zutage, die in vorherrschenden Forschungsansätzen bisher vernachlässigt werden. In einer Fallstudie zum Deutschen Bundestag zeigt... more...