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Democracy

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

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95

    "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... more...

  • THE 2008 CRISIS IN KENYA - KAGWANJAby Peter Kagwanja; Roger Southall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    This book is a retrospective analysis of the political, social and economic contradictions that pushed Kenya, viewed as one of Africa?s most stable countries, close to a democratic recession. This book was published as a special issue of the  Journal of Contemporary African Studies . more...

  • The 2009 Elections to the European Parliamentby Professor Juliet Lodge

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    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 French Presidential Electionsby Jocelyn Evans; Gilles Ivaldi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    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...

  • 40 More Yearsby James Carville; Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

    Simon & Schuster 2009; Not Available

    Every four years Americans hold a presidential election. Somebody wins and somebody loses. That's life. But 2008 was an anomaly. The election of President Barack Obama is about something far bigger than four or even eight years in the White House. Since 2004, Americans have been witnessing and participating in the emergence of a Democratic majority... more...

  • 40 More Yearsby James Carville; Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

    Simon & Schuster 2009; Not Available

    Every four years Americans hold a presidential election. Somebody wins and somebody loses. That's life. But 2008 was an anomaly. The election of President Barack Obama is about something far bigger than four or even eight years in the White House. Since 2004, Americans have been witnessing and participating in the emergence of a Democratic majority... more...

  • 40 More Yearsby James Carville; Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 15.99

    Every four years Americans hold a presidential election. Somebody wins and somebody loses. That's life. But 2008 was an anomaly. The election of President Barack Obama is about something far bigger than four or even eight years in the White House. Since 2004, Americans have been witnessing and participating in the emergence of a Democratic majority... more...

  • Aboard the Democracy Trainby Nafisa Hoodbhoy

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 21.86

    'Aboard the Democracy Train' is about politics and journalism in Pakistan. It is a gripping front-line account of the country's decade of turbulent democracy (1988-1999), as told through the eyes of the only woman reporter working during the Zia era at 'Dawn', Pakistan's leading English language newspaper. In this volume, the author reveals her unique... more...

  • Abolition Democracyby Angela Y. Davis

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95

    Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world?s leading democracy. It is within this context that Angela Davis, one of America?s most remarkable... more...

  • Abolition of White Democracyby Joel Olson

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 60.00

    Joel Olson contends that, given the history of slavery and segregation in the United States, American citizenship is a form of racial privilege in which whites are equal to each other but superior to everyone else. To break this pattern, Olson suggests an ?abolitionist-democratic? political theory that makes the fight against racial discrimination... more...