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Democracy

  • Today's Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicansby Nancy Lind; Erik Rankin; Gardenia Harris

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 97.00

    Both the Democratic and Republican parties proclaim that they have the best interests of the nation and its people at heart. Both are also adamant that they have the best proposals and positions on economic policies, including taxation, spending priorities, wages, business regulation, and other influences on economic growth and household finances.... more...

  • Dictators and Democratsby Stephan Haggard; Robert R. Kaufman

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    From the 1980s through the first decade of the twenty-first century, the spread of democracy across the developing and post-Communist worlds transformed the global political landscape. What drove these changes and what determined whether the emerging democracies would stabilize or revert to authoritarian rule? Dictators and Democrats takes a comprehensive... more...

  • Mad Menby Sara MacDonald; Andrew Moore; T. D. Anderson; Barry Craig; Matthew Dinan; Amanda DiPaolo; Peter Augustine Lawler; Dave Snow; John-Paul Spiro

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Mad Men , investigating topics including freedom, equality, consumerism and justice. more...

  • Against Democracyby Jason Brennan

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Most people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us?it empowers us, helps us get what we want, and tends to make us smarter, more virtuous, and more caring for one another. These are some of our most... more...

  • The China Modelby Daniel A. Bell; Daniel A. Bell

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    Westerners tend to divide the political world into ?good? democracies and ?bad? authoritarian regimes. But the Chinese political model does not fit neatly in either category. Over the past three decades, China has evolved a political system that can best be described as ?political meritocracy.? The China Model seeks to understand the ideals and... more...

  • The Democratization Disconnectby Brian Grodsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    The most recent wave of democratic revolutions has convinced many in the West of the triumph of political rights. But Grodsky argues forcefully that nothing could be further from the truth. As newly democratic regimes turn away from democracy, he clearly shows that they threaten to undermine the still-evolving notion of democratic legitimacy. more...

  • The Wartime Origins of Democratizationby Reyko Huang

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    Why do some countries democratize after civil war? Huang argues that war can foment popular demand for radical political change. more...

  • The Power Triangleby Hazem Kandil

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Revolution, reform, and resilience comprise the respective fortunes of modern Iran, Turkey, and Egypt. Although the countries all experienced coups with remarkably similar ambitions, each followed a very different trajectory. Iran became an absolutist monarchy that was overthrown from below, Turkey evolved into a limited democracy, and Egypt turned... more...

  • The Power of Populismby Koen Vossen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    This book discusses the Party for Freedom (PVV), a political party in the Netherlands, founded and led by Geert Wilders. Attaining between 10 and 18% of the votes, the PVV has become one of the largest parties in the Netherlands and is the only political party worldwide without members. Between 2010 and 2012 the party supported a minority coalition... more...

  • The Politics of Shari'a Lawby Michael Buehler

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    An original and timely exploration of the continuing Islamization of Indonesian politics despite the electoral decline of Islamist parties. more...