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Democracy

  • 'Progress' in Zimbabwe?by David Moore; Norma Kriger; Brian Raftopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Zimbabwe's severe crisis - and a possible way out of it with a transitional government, and the new era for which it prepares the ground - demands a coherent scholarly response. 'Progress' can be employed as an organising theme across many disciplinary approaches to Zimbabwe's societal devastation. At wider levels too, the concept of progress is fitting.... more...

  • "To Serve a Larger Purpose"by John Saltmarsh; Matthew Hartley

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 31.95

    "To Serve a Larger Purpose" calls for the reclamation of the original democratic purposes of civic engagement and examines the requisite transformation of higher education required to achieve it. The contributors to this timely and relevant volume effectively highlight the current practice of civic engagement and point to the institutional change... more...

  • #Republicby Cass R. Sunstein

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Nudge and The World According to Star Wars , a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy?and what can be done about it As the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new threats to democracy. Social media companies such as Facebook can sort us ever more efficiently... more...

  • The 'Puritan' Democracy of Thomas Hill Greenby Alberto de Sanctis

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 34.49

    The central concern of this book is to demonstrate how Puritanism was a theme which ran through all Green’s biography and political philosophy. It thereby reveals how Green’s connections with Evangelicalism and his known affinities with religious dissent came from his way of conceiving Puritanism. In Green’s eyes, its anti-formalist... more...

  • The 'Too Difficult' Boxby Charles Clarke

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 37.99

    HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE... BANKING? DRUG REGULATION? NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT? PROSTITUTION? PENSIONS? It's no secret that a myriad of long-term problems facing our society are not effectively dealt with by our current system of government; indeed, many are simply set aside and disappear completely from the short-term political agenda. Why? Because... more...

  • The 2008 Presidential Electionsby E. Jones; Salvatore Vassallo

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2009; US$ 100.63

    The election of Barack Obama fundamentally changed America's relationship with the outside world. Written by a mix of scholars and practitioners, the chapters cover the entire electoral process and analyze what Obama's victory suggests about the development of America, socially, economically, and in its foreign relations. more...

  • The 2009 Elections to the European Parliamentby J. Lodge

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2010; US$ 115.72

    An analysis of the 2009 European elections in each of the 27 member states of the newly enlarged European Union, and assessment of the European Parliament in 2004-2009. This book looks at the implications of low turnout for the future of European Union democracy and accountability. more...

  • The 2009 Elections to the European Parliamentby Professor Juliet Lodge

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    An analysis of the 2009 European elections in each of the 27 member states of the newly enlarged European Union, and assessment of the European Parliament in 2004-2009. This book looks at the implications of low turnout for the future of European Union democracy and accountability. more...

  • The 2012 Elections in Floridaby Jr. Robert E. Crew; Mary Ruggiero Anderson

    UPA 2015; US$ 26.99

    This book places the 2012 election in Florida in historical context and provides an explanation for the outcome of the races involved. It offers descriptions of the races for President, US Senate, US Congress and the Florida State Legislature as well as explanations for the outcomes of these races. more...

  • The 2012 French Presidential Electionsby Jocelyn Evans; Gilles Ivaldi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    Was the victory of François Hollande, the Socialist challenger to Nicolas Sarkozy, inevitable in the 2012 French Presidential elections? This book argues that a combination of economic downturn, policy choices and personal unpopularity meant that the Right-wing incumbent faced an almost impossible task in holding onto power for another five years.... more...