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Democracy

  • No Return from Democracyby Faruk Mercan

    Blue Dome Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    Fethullah Gülen is recognized in the world as a devout Muslim cleric, whose thoughts and life style are deeply rooted in the Islamic faith, but who also believes Islam is not in conflict with the progressive values of the modern world. This book collates Gülen’s ahead-of-his-time comments on some of the debated issues as he phrased in interviews in... more...

  • Opposition Vanishingby Ashley Lavelle

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 143.44

    This book questions the common understanding of party political behaviour, explaining some of the sharp differences in political behaviour through a focused case study—drawing systematically on primary and archival research—of the Australian Labor Party’s political and policy directions during select periods in which it was out of office at the federal... more...

  • The Transformation of Europeby Miguel Poiares Maduro; Marlene Wind

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This collection of essays considers the extent to which Joseph Weiler's thinking on the nature of European law holds today. more...

  • Party and Democracyby Piero Ignazi

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This volume examines the arguments for, and evidence of, the growing mismatch between political parties and society at large. more...

  • Social movements and referendums from belowby Donatella Della Porta; Francis O'Connor

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 45.95

    Social movements formed in response to austerity measures have played an increasingly important role in referendums. The book uses unique case studies to illustrate the ways the social movements have affected the referendums’ dynamic and results. It also addresses the way in which participation from below has had a transformative impact. more...

  • Against Democracyby Jason Brennan; Jason Brennan

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 18.95 US$ 17.24

    Most people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us—it empowers us, helps us get what we want, and tends to make us smarter, more virtuous, and more caring for one another. These are some of our most... more...

  • One Nation After Trumpby E.J. Jr. Dionne; Norman J. Ornstein; Thomas E. Mann

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.19

    A call to action from three of Washington's premier political scholar-journalists, One Nation After Trump offers the definitive work on the threat posed by the Trump presidency and how to counter it. American democracy was never supposed to give the nation a president like Donald Trump. We have never had a president who gave rise to such widespread... more...

  • The Far Right in Americaby Cas Mudde

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 19.95

    This book collects Mudde's old and new blog posts, interviews and op-eds on the topic of the US far right, ranging from right-wing populists to neo-Nazi terrorists. The main emphasis of the book is on the two most important far right developments of the 21 st century, the Tea Party and Donald Trump. Primarily aimed at a non-academic audience,the... more...

  • Programmformeln und Praxisformen von Soziokulturby Tobias J. Knoblich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 40.18

    Tobias J. Knoblich gibt erstmals einen umfassenden diskurskritischen Überblick über die Soziokultur als Schlüsselbegriff der Neuen Kulturpolitik, welche die Debatten der letzten Jahrzehnte prägte und zugleich für einen neuen Typus kultureller Institutionen steht. Der Autor deckt mit der Analyse zentraler Debatten und Praxisfelder der Soziokultur die... more...

  • Citizenship, Democracies, and Media Engagement among Emerging Economies and Marginalized Communitiesby Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 107.48

    This volume analyzes the contexts in which emerging economies in Africa, the Caribbean, Central and South America, the Middle East, and Asia can chart their socioeconomic futures through progressive democratic practices and media engagement. Using political and development communication, along with case studies from selected countries in these regions,... more...