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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 'Too Difficult' Boxby Charles Clarke

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    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 CRISIS IN KENYA - KAGWANJAby Peter Kagwanja; Roger Southall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The plunging of Kenya, until recently a centre of stability and growth in East Africa, into political and economic uncertainty following the general election of December 2007 is regarded as a major cause for global and African concern. It is widely accepted that the elections were deeply flawed, and that there was electoral malfeasance by all the... 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...

  • ASEAN's Engagement of Civil Societyby Kelly Gerard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book offers an innovative framework for understanding the role of civil society in regional and global policymaking. Using political economy analysis, Gerard demonstrates that ASEAN's people-oriented agenda builds legitimacy, while sidelining its detractors. 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...