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Democracy

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  • Education and the Struggle for Democracyby Wilfred Carr; Anthony Hartnett

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 53.00

    Provides a selective history of English education which presents the connections between decisive periods of educational change and the intellectual and political climate in which it occurred. This book proposes that a democratic educational vision can only effectively be advanced by renewing the 'struggle for democracy'. more...

  • The Politics of Collective Violenceby Charles Tilly

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00

    This book, first published in 2003, attempts to explain collective violence and to identify the best ways to mitigate it. more...

  • The Federalist Papersby Alexander Hamilton; James Madison; John Jay; Clinton Rossiter; Charles R. Kessler

    Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 7.95

    A DOCUMENT THAT SHAPED A NATION An authoritative analysis of the Constitution of the United States and an enduring classic of political philosophy.  Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, The Federalist Papers explain the complexities of a constitutional government—its political structure and principles based on the inherent... more...

  • America's Crisisby Daniel B. Jeffs

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2002; US$ 7.00

    America is steeped in uncertainty. We have been subjected to political terrorism, social aggression, legal anarchy, and media-driven chaos. We've lost our voice in government, education, and almost everything else in society - even as we have entered the age of communications and information technology. It is a good time to discover democracy. more...

  • Is Democracy Exportable?by Zoltan Barany; Robert G. Moser

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    This books explains the normative and empirical issues behind the concept known as 'democracy promotion'. more...

  • Decentralization and Local Democracy in the Worldby United Cities and Local Governments

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    Decentralization and Local Democracy in the World constitutes a global reference on decentralization by presenting the contemporary situation of local governments in all regions of the world. The report analyzes local authorities in each continent under three main themes: the evolution of territorial structures; responsibilities and power, management... more...

  • The Death of "Why?"by Andrea Batista Schlesinger

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95

    Obsessed with answers, we have lost sight of the power and value of questions. Debates over globalization, climate change, health care, and poverty will not be “solved” with simple answers, but that's what Americans are being trained to expect. Andrea Batista Schlesinger argues that we're besieged by cultural forces that urge us to avoid critical... more...

  • The Quality of Democracy in Eastern Europeby Andrew Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 38.00

    This book presents a positive assessment of democratic quality as it has developed in ten postcommunist countries. more...

  • Democratic Governanceby Mark Bevir

    Princeton University Press 2010; Not Available

    Democratic Governance examines the changing nature of the modern state and reveals the dangers these changes pose to democracy. Mark Bevir shows how new ideas about governance have gradually displaced old-style notions of government in Britain and around the world. Policymakers cling to outdated concepts of representative government while at the... more...

  • The Princeby Nicolo Machiavelli

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    . . . a wise prince should establish himself on that which is in his own control and not in that of others; he must endeavour only to avoid hatred, as is noted. Presenting a controversial yet realistic political theory, Machiavelli, through his "The Prince", has raised a political debate that remained volatile for centuries. In an era that... more...