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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.95
Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America (De la démocratie en Amérique) is a classic text detailing the United States of the 1830s, showing a primarily favorable view by Tocqueville as he compares it to his native France. Considered to be an important account of the U.S. democratic system, it has become a classic work in the fields... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 4.95
Honest, objective, and informed political debates are all too rare in today?s polarized and partisan climate. Public policy is increasingly driven by ideology while political spin, distortions, and even demonizing opponents by disseminating outright lies are routine practice from Washington to the local city council. Super-heated and hyper-partisan... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 40.00
The amount of money flowing through U.S. politics continues to astound. "While not all expenditures are reported," writes David Magleby, "our best estimate is that at least $8 billion was spent in the 2012 federal elections." In this essential volume, the latest in a quadrennial series dating back to 1960, Magleby and his colleagues reveal where all... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Inspired by their popular USA Today column, conservative Cal Thomas and liberal Bob Beckel unmask the hypocrisy of the issues, organizations, and individuals that have created and deepened the partisan divide at the center of American politics, and make a strategic case for why this bickering must stop. Thomas and Beckel explain how bipartisanship... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 49.99
The Oxford Handbooks of American Politics are a set of reference books offering authoritative and engaging critical overviews of the state of scholarship on American politics. Each volume focuses on a particular aspect of the field. The project is under the General Editorship of George C. Edwards III, and distinguished specialists in their respective... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 26.95
In their 2008 book, Millennial Makeover , Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais made a prescient argument that the Millennial Generation (born 1982-2003) would change American politics for good. Later that year, a huge surge of participation from young voters helped to launch Barack Obama into the White House. Now, in Millennial Momentum , Winograd... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2003; US$ 24.95
In this book, fifteen major scholars assess the current state of American democracy, offering a spirited dialogue on the future of democratic politics. Contributors focus on three principles fundamental to democracy—equality, liberty, and participation. This timely collection covers the issues relevant to the future of American democracy... more...
Wenn das Volk (mit)entscheidet . Wechselbeziehungen und Konfliktlinien zwischen direkter und indirekter Demokratie als Herausforderung für die Rechtsordnung.Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 36.08
Hauptbeschreibung »Die Emanzipation der Laien, das ist die Demokratie«, hat Thomas Mann das Wesen demokratischer Selbstbestimmung einmal gekennzeichnet. Ohne jede Form von Repräsentation kommt dieses Herrschaftsprinzip in einem modernen Flächenstaat nicht aus. Demokratie als kollektive Selbstbestimmung des Volkes steht in der Folge vor der ständigen... more...