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  • Electoral Systems and Governanceby Salomon Orellana

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Diversity and dissent have been shown to improve decision-making in small groups. This understanding can be extended to the political arena and in turn it can enlighten ideas about policy-making. This book focuses on the relationship between electoral institutions and policy outcomes in order to effectively explore the impact of diversity and dissent... more...

  • Challenges to Democratic Participationby Andre Santos Campos; José Gomes André; Elena Alessiato; Walter Baber; Robert Bartlett; Christian Blum; Jonardon Ganeri; Volkan Gül; Vincent Jungkunz; Bruno Serra; Kristof Vanhoutte

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Challenges to Democratic Participation focuses on three major trends of contemporary theoretical challenges to participatory democracy: antipolitics, deliberative democracy, and pluralism. It is accessible and useful to a wide variety of audiences, from scholars and practitioners working in political science to activists and citizens interested... more...

  • Religion, Identity and Human Securityby Giorgio Shani

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Religion, Identity and Human Security seeks to demonstrate that a major source of human insecurity comes from the failure of states around the world to recognize the increasing cultural diversity of their populations which has resulted from globalization. Shani begins by setting out the theoretical foundations, dealing with the transformative effects... more...

  • International Intervention in a Secular Ageby Audra Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    International intervention is not just about ?saving? human lives: it is also an attempt to secure humanity?s place in the universe. This book explores the Western secular beliefs that underpin contemporary practices of intervention?most importantly, beliefs about life, death and the dominance of humanity. These beliefs shape a wide range of practices:... more...

  • Leadership on Javaby Hans Antlov; Sven Cederoth Cederroth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    This text examines how leaders on Java rise to power, stay in power and pass their power on. Most of these essays deal with rural power but a few address more general issues of leadership. more...

  • Civil Societies and Social Movementsby Derrick Purdue

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This volume examines and contributes to debates surrounding social capital, social movements and the role of civil society in emerging forms of governance. The authors adopt a broad range of research approaches, from testing hypotheses drawn from rationale choice theory against available statistics on associations, to ethnographic study of emerging... more...

  • The Politics of Aristotleby Aristotle; William Ellis

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. It looks back to the Ethics as the Ethics looks forward to the Politics. For Aristotle did not separate, as we are inclined to do, the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. In the Ethics he has described the character necessary for the good life,... more...

  • Voorbij het ‘Boiling Frog’ -syndroomby Aukje Nauta

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van bijzonder hoogleraar Sociaal- en organisatiepsychologische aspecten van prosociaal gedrag aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam op vrijdag 14 december 2007 door Aukje Nauta. more...

  • Considerations on Representative Governmentby John Stuart Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    The classic liberal philosopher of nineteenth century England, John Stuart Mill, used Considerations on Representative Government to call for reforms to Parliament and voting, calling for proportional representation, the Single Transferable Vote, and the extension of suffrage. Mill was a renowned political theorist and economist, a Member of Parliament,... more...

  • Governing Subjectsby Isaac D. Balbus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This introduction to the study of politics explores the multiple meanings of "governance" as well as the several senses of what it means to be a "subject." It takes the reader on a journey through and across the domains of law and institutions, markets and power, and culture and identity, and shows how the understanding of any one of these domains... more...