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  • Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracyby Daron Acemoglu; James A. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book systematically explains why some countries are democracies while others are not. more...

  • The Theory of Social Revolutionsby Brooks Adams

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 7.95

    In America, in 1770, a well-defined aristocracy held control. As an effect of the Industrial Revolution upon industry and commerce, the Revolutionary War occurred, the colonial aristocracy misjudged the environment, adhered to Great Britain, were exiled, lost their property, and perished. Immediately after the American Revolution and also as a part... more...

  • Int?gration r?gionale, d?mocratie et panafricanisme. Paradigmes anciens, nouveaux d?fisby Alexis Adand?

    CODESRIA 2007; US$ 31.35

    " ""The 30th Anniversary of CODESRIA, held in Dakar in December 2003 under the theme """"Intellectuals, Nationalism and the Pan-African Ideal"""", yielded an impressive crop of papers. This book brings together eight of the numerous papers presented on Regional Integration, Democracy and Pan-Africanism, amongst which are those by Bernard Founou-Tchuigoua,... more...

  • Democracy in What State?by Giorgio Agamben; Alain Badiou; Daniel Bensaid; Wendy Brown; Jean-Luc Nancy

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    "Is it meaningful to call oneself a democrat? And if so, how do you interpret the word?" In responding to this question, eight iconoclastic thinkers prove the rich potential of democracy, along with its critical weaknesses, and reconceive the practice to accommodate new political and cultural realities. Giorgio Agamben traces the tense history of... more...

  • Direct Democracy Worldwideby David Altman

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book demonstrates how practices of direct and representative democracy interact under different institutional settings. more...

  • Theory is Historyby Samir Amin

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book focuses on a central concept that ?Theory is History?, as the theory of capitalism can only be formulated on the basis of an analysis of its history. In contrast, bourgeois thinking replaces the analysis of historical capitalism with an abstract theory without any links to reality. ?Economics?, which is the theory of an imaginary system,... more...

  • The Education of Radical Democracyby Sarah S. Amsler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Education of Radical Democracy explores why radical democracy is so necessary, difficult, and possible and why it is important to understand it as an educative activity . The book draws on critical social theory and critical pedagogy to explain what enables and sustains work for radical democratization, and considers how we can begin such work... more...

  • The Politics of Inclusion and Empowermentby Jon Andersen; Birte Siim

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00

    Globalization poses new challenges for the modern welfare state and democracies. One controversial issue is how struggles for economic equality are linked with struggles for recognition of difference according to gender, ethnicity and sexuality. The Politics of Inclusion and Empowerment examines the political and academic debates about the inclusion... more...

  • Le Fédéralismeby George Anderson

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 9.99

    Une introduction concise aux systèmes, structures et politiques de gouvernance fédérale. more...

  • Transnational Democracyby James Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Contemporary globalisation both challenges conventional forms of democracy and is opening up new needs and possibilities for democratisation beyond the territoriality of national states. These issues are explored by an international and multidisciplinary array of experts who focus on federalism, multicultural societies, the European Union and potential... more...