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  • The Snake Dance of Asian American Activism

    The Snake Dance of Asian American Activism
    av Michael Liu

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739127193

    This text reinterprets a misunderstood and overlooked epoch of the Asian American experience, the Asian American Movement (AAM). The authors argue that, contrary to the common view of the movement as a passing phase limited to college youth, the Asi…

  • The Snake Dance of Asian American Activism

    The Snake Dance of Asian American Activism
    av Michael Liu

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739127209

    This text reinterprets a misunderstood and overlooked epoch of the Asian American experience, the Asian American Movement (AAM). The authors argue that, contrary to the common view of the movement as a passing phase limited to college youth, the Asi…

  • Elections in Britain

    Elections in Britain
    av D. Leonard

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403942562

    How do British elections work? What about local elections and by-elections? How are candidates chosen? What has been the impact of changes introduced by the present government? How can an ordinary voter play his or her part? And why do so few people…

  • The United States and Canada

    The United States and Canada

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190870836

    The United States and Canada share the longest border in the world, maintain one of the closest alliances, and are notably similar in many ways. Yet the two countries also have important differences, including sharply contrasting political instituti…

  • Zealotry and Vengeance

    Zealotry and Vengeance
    av Samuel Peleg

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739103326

    On November 4, 1995 the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin left Israeli society shocked and bewildered by the reemergence of religiously motivated political violence in an age of secularism. In Zealotry and Vengeance Samuel Peleg analyzes the social, po…

  • Minamata

    Minamata
    av Timothy S. George

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007857

    Nearly forty years after the outbreak of the "Minamata Disease," it remains one of the most horrific examples of environmental poisoning. Based on primary documents and interviews, this book describes three rounds of responses to this incidence of m…

  • Politics and Corruption in Africa

    Politics and Corruption in Africa
    av Sahr John Kpundeh

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819196972

    Sierra Leone has long endured a pattern of corruption remarkable in its depth and extent. The ubiquity of corruption in both the business and public sectors contributed to the country's dubious reputation of being named the poorest in the world by t…

  • Malaise in Representation in Latin American Countries

    Malaise in Representation in Latin American Countries

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349956005

    This edited volume examines malaise with democracy within three middle-income Latin American countries - Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. In particular, the book focuses on the gap within public opinion on democratic system within the context of crisis…

  • The Janata Interludes

    The Janata Interludes
    av Dr. K. S. Pavithran

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789389620177

    Every nation arrives at a crossroads when the existing regime becomes oppressive and people start looking for an alternative. At this juncture, they abandon the uneasy security of a longstanding governing dispensation and opt for the risky experimen…

  • Dangerous Thinking in the Age of the New Authoritarianism

    Dangerous Thinking in the Age of the New Authoritarianism
    av Henry A. Giroux

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612058641

    Giroux probes the depth and range of forces pushing the United States into a new form of authoritarianism, one that connects the Orwellian surveillance state with the forms of ideological control made famous by Aldous Huxley. Addressing how neoliber…

  • Dangerous Thinking in the Age of the New Authoritarianism

    Dangerous Thinking in the Age of the New Authoritarianism
    av Henry A. Giroux

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612058634

    Giroux probes the depth and range of forces pushing the United States into a new form of authoritarianism, one that connects the Orwellian surveillance state with the forms of ideological control made famous by Aldous Huxley. Addressing how neoliber…

  • Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies

    Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies
    av Jodi Dean

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344926

    Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies is an impassioned call for the realization of a progressive left politics in the United States. Through an assessment of the ideologies underlying contemporary political culture, Jodi Dean takes the left to t…

  • Voting in Indian Country

    Voting in Indian Country
    av Jean Reith Schroedel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252514

    Voting in Indian Country uses conflicts over voting rights as a lens for understanding the centuries-long fight for Native self-determination.Among the American public, there is a collective amnesia about the U.S. government's shameful policies towa…

  • Guns, Democracy, and the Insurrectionist Idea

    Guns, Democracy, and the Insurrectionist Idea
    av Joshua Horwitz

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472033706

    The NRA steadfastly maintains that the 30,000 gun-related deaths and 300,000 assaults with firearms in the United States every year are a small price to pay to guarantee freedom. As former NRA President Charlton Heston put it, 'freedom isn't free'.A…

  • Importing Democracy

    Importing Democracy

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313363375

    This unique work brings together a comparative analysis of American institutions, a tour of the world's political systems, and a manifesto for reform, offering insights on democracy that could revitalize U.S. politics and government.The United State…

  • Der Arabische Fruhling und das Potenzial zur Demokratie der arabischen Staaten im Nahen Osten und Nordafrika

    Der Arabische Fruhling und das Potenzial zur Demokratie der arabischen Staaten im Nahen Osten und Nordafrika
    av Sarah Schadler

    Häftad - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783959930499

  • The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion

    The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137466310

    The book investigates the substance of the European Union's (EU) democracy promotion policy. It focuses on elections, civil and political rights, horizontal accountability, effective power to govern, stateness, state administrative capacity, civil s…

  • The Dividends of Dissent

    The Dividends of Dissent
    av Amin Ghaziani

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226289960

    Marching on Washington is a hallowed tradition of American political protest, and demonstrations led by the women's rights, civil rights, and antiwar movements all endure in popular memory. Between 1979 and 2000 four major lesbian and gay demonstrat…

  • The Dividends of Dissent

    The Dividends of Dissent
    av Amin Ghaziani

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226289953

    Marching on Washington is a hallowed tradition of American political protest, and demonstrations led by the women's rights, civil rights, and antiwar movements all endure in popular memory. Between 1979 and 2000 four major lesbian and gay demonstrat…

  • Keepers of the Flame

    Keepers of the Flame
    av Stephen Hopgood

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444029

    "If one organization is synonymous with keeping hope alive, even as a faint glimmer in the darkness of a prison, it is Amnesty International. Amnesty has been the light, and that light was truth-bearing witness to suffering hidden from the eyes of t…

  • Keepers of the Flame

    Keepers of the Flame
    av Stephen Hopgood

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472510

    "If one organization is synonymous with keeping hope alive, even as a faint glimmer in the darkness of a prison, it is Amnesty International. Amnesty has been the light, and that light was truth-bearing witness to suffering hidden from the eyes of t…

  • Money in American Politics

    Money in American Politics

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440851766

    How much does money really matter in American politics? A first-of-its-kind reference book, this encyclopedia provides the most up-to-date research and analysis regarding how money affects American campaigns, elections, politics, and public policy.S…

  • Feminist Interpretations of Alexis de Tocqueville

    Feminist Interpretations of Alexis de Tocqueville

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271034034

    This book moves beyond traditional readings of Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) and his relevance to contemporary democracy by emphasizing the relationship of his life and work to modern feminist thought. Within the resurgence of political interest i…

  • A World Parliament

    A World Parliament
    av Jo Leinen, Andreas Bummel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783942282130

    More than at any time in history, all the people in the world are linked together in a shared civilization, encompassing the entire planet. Their multiple interconnections generate mutual dependencies and affinities. Humanity now has a common destin…

  • A World Parliament

    A World Parliament
    av Jo Leinen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783942282154

    More than at any time in history, all the people in the world are linked together in a shared civilization, encompassing the entire planet. Their multiple interconnections generate mutual dependencies and affinities. Humanity now has a common destin…

  • Diffusion of Democracy

    Diffusion of Democracy
    av Barbara Wejnert

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107047112

    This book explores the course and causes of the worldwide diffusion of democracy through an assessment of the political and economic development of individual countries from the year 1800 to 2005. Using this extended range of data and examining mult…

  • Diffusion of Democracy

    Diffusion of Democracy
    av Barbara Wejnert

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107625259

    This book explores the course and causes of the worldwide diffusion of democracy through an assessment of the political and economic development of individual countries from the year 1800 to 2005. Using this extended range of data and examining mult…

  • Letters to the Citizens of the United States

    Letters to the Citizens of the United States
    av Thomas Paine

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780991010752

  • Umbrellas in Bloom

    Umbrellas in Bloom
    av Jason Y Ng

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789881376534

    The Umbrella Movement put Hong Kong on the world map and elevated this docile, money-minded Asian island to a model for pro-democracy campaigns across the globe. Umbrellas in Bloom is the first book available in English to chronicle this history-mak…

  • Parties and Party Systems

    Parties and Party Systems
    av Giovanni Sartori

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785522611

    In this rich and broad-ranging volume, Giovanni Sartori outlines what is now recognised to be the most comprehensive and authoritative approach to the classification of party systems. He also offers an extensive review of the concept and rationale o…

  • Deep Democracy

    Deep Democracy
    av Judith M. Green

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847692705

    Deeply understood, democracy is more than a "formal" institutional framework for which America provides the model, acting as a preferable alternative to the modern totalitarian regimes that have distorted social life around the world. At its core, a…

  • Deep Democracy

    Deep Democracy
    av Judith M. Green

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847692712

    Deeply understood, democracy is more than a 'formal' institutional framework for which America provides the model, acting as a preferable alternative to the modern totalitarian regimes that have distorted social life around the world. At its core, a…

  • Protecting Human Rights Defenders in Latin America

    Protecting Human Rights Defenders in Latin America
    av Ulisses Terto Neto

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319870045

    This book offers a legal and socio-political analysis of the Brazilian Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. Discussing Colombian, Guatemalan and Mexican experiences, it fills a gap in the literature regarding Latin American public p…

  • You Won--Now What?

    You Won--Now What?
    av Taegan D Goddard

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684852034

    A COMMONSENSE ROAD MAP FOR MAKING OUR GOVERNMENT WORK As public officials fail to deliver their campaign promises -- and voter cynicism skyrockets -- a simple explanation has become widely accepted: Government is broken. If only we could fix this sy…

  • Transnational Mobilization and Domestic Regime Change

    Transnational Mobilization and Domestic Regime Change
    av H. Schmitz

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403985385

    Africa represents the next frontier of the transnational politics of democratization. Recent efforts to promote human rights and democracy have yielded a mixed record of success. A comparison of regime change in Kenya and Uganda reveals how principl…

  • Radical Social Change in the United States

    Radical Social Change in the United States
    av Joanna Swanger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319820088

    This book tackles the question of why the United States is so resistant to radical change towards economic justice and peace. Taking full stock of the despair that launched the popular support for Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, Swanger historicize…

  • Violent Democratization

    Violent Democratization
    av Leah Carroll

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780268023034

    In Violent Democratization, Leah Anne Carroll analyzes peasant and rural worker mobilization, as well as elite reaction, in Colombia's war zones over a period of twenty-five years and across three regions. Due to Colombia's long history of electoral…

  • Liberal Democracy and Peace in South Africa

    Liberal Democracy and Peace in South Africa
    av H. Kotze

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230108882

    South Africa's transition to democracy was met by the global audience with at first, disbelief, followed later by applause. After fifteen years of democracy big questions remain: has a more democratic regime also lead to a more liberal society? And…

  • Quasi-Democracy?

    Quasi-Democracy?
    av David K. Stewart

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774807906

    In Quasi-Democracy? David Stewart and Keith Archer examinepolitical parties and leadership selection in Alberta using mail-backsurveys administered to voters who participated in the Conservative,Liberal, and NDP leadership conventions elections of t…

  • Quasi-Democracy?

    Quasi-Democracy?
    av David K. Stewart

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774807913

    In Quasi-Democracy? David Stewart and Keith Archer examinepolitical parties and leadership selection in Alberta using mail-backsurveys administered to voters who participated in the Conservative,Liberal, and NDP leadership conventions elections of t…

  • Veil Politics in Liberal Democratic States

    Veil Politics in Liberal Democratic States
    av Ajume H. Wingo

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521891288

    In this exciting and challenging account of the development and sustainability of the liberal democratic state, Ajume H. Wingo offers a completely new perspective from that provided by political theorists. Such theorists will typically argue for the…

  • Veil Politics in Liberal Democratic States

    Veil Politics in Liberal Democratic States
    av Ajume H. Wingo

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521814386

    In this exciting and challenging account of the development and sustainability of the liberal democratic state, Ajume H. Wingo offers a completely new perspective from that provided by political theorists. Such theorists will typically argue for the…

  • Integrating Varieties of Capitalism and Welfare State Research

    Integrating Varieties of Capitalism and Welfare State Research
    av Martin Schroeder

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349456604

    This book combines the two most important typologies of capitalist diversity; Esping-Andersen's welfare regime typology and Hall and Soskice's 'Varieties of Capitalism' typology, into a unified typology of capitalist diversity. The author shows empi…

  • State Building and Democracy in Southern Africa

    State Building and Democracy in Southern Africa
    av Pierre du Toit

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781878379467

    Traditional democratic institutions have not easily taken root in African soil. Too often, attempts at cultivating democratic norms have foundered, leaving anarchy or authoritarianism. What, then, are the chances that South Africa's transition from…

  • An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

    An Epistemic Theory of Democracy
    av Robert E. Goodin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198823452

    Democracy has many attractive features. Among them is its tendency to track the truth, at least under certain idealized assumptions. That basic result has been known since 1785, when Condorcet published his famous jury theorem. But that theorem has…

  • Evaluating Voting Systems with Probability Models

    Evaluating Voting Systems with Probability Models

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030485979

    This book includes up-to-date contributions in the broadly defined area of probabilistic analysis of voting rules and decision mechanisms. Featuring papers from all fields of social choice and game theory, it presents probability arguments to allow…

  • Religious Rhetoric and American Politics

    Religious Rhetoric and American Politics
    av Christopher B. Chapp

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801451263

    From Reagan's regular invocation of America as "a city on a hill" to Obama's use of spiritual language in describing social policy, religious rhetoric is a regular part of how candidates communicate with voters. Although the Constitution explicitly…

  • Back to the Ethic

    Back to the Ethic
    av Diane Weber Bederman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927618059

  • Social Movements and Symbolic Power

    Social Movements and Symbolic Power
    av J. Girling

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403933799

    The important theories of Pierre Bourdieu and Alain Touraine, discussed in this book, seek to explain and resolve the 'crisis of democracy'. They start from a critique of structural inequality in political, economic and social fields - so much in co…

  • Neo-Liberalism or Democracy

    Neo-Liberalism or Democracy
    av Arthur MacEwan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781856497251

    Is it true that there is no alternative to the neo-liberal ideology of free trade, deregulation of markets, and government abandonment of social programmes? Must we accept, in the name of globalisation, the relentless pressure to reduce wages and cu…

  • Federalism and the Welfare State

    Federalism and the Welfare State

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521847384

    In this unique and provocative contribution to the literatures of political science and social policy, ten leading experts question prevailing views that federalism always inhibits the growth of social solidarity. Their comparative study of the evol…

  • Federalism and the Welfare State

    Federalism and the Welfare State

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521611848

    In this unique and provocative contribution to the literatures of political science and social policy, ten leading experts question prevailing views that federalism always inhibits the growth of social solidarity. Their comparative study of the evol…

  • Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415548458

    The study of political discussion has been broken into sub-categories including deliberative democracy, discursive studies, dynamics of interpersonal communication, and discussion network analyses, with substantial numbers of books and articles cove…

  • Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138882119

    The study of political discussion has been broken into sub-categories including deliberative democracy, discursive studies, dynamics of interpersonal communication, and discussion network analyses, with substantial numbers of books and articles cove…

  • The History of Compulsory Voting in Europe

    The History of Compulsory Voting in Europe
    av Anthoula Malkopoulou

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138021976

    Is voting out of fashion? Does it matter if voters don't show up at the polls? If yes, is legal enforcement of voting compatible with democracy? These are just a few of the questions linked to the thorny problem of electoral abstention. This book ad…

  • Aftershocks

    Aftershocks
    av Seva Gunitsky

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172330

    Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. Aftershocks offers a new global-oriented explanation for this wavelike spread and…

  • Aftershocks

    Aftershocks
    av Seva Gunitsky

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172347

    Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. Aftershocks offers a new global-oriented explanation for this wavelike spread and…

  • Grassroots Literacy and the Written Record

    Grassroots Literacy and the Written Record
    av John Trimbur

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788926805

    This book examines how asbestos activists living in remote rural villages in South Africa activated metropolitan resources of representation at the grassroots level in a quest for justice and restitution for the catastrophic effects on their lives c…

  • Extraordinary Politics

    Extraordinary Politics
    av Charles Euchner

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813329062

    When dissidents and activists toppled powerful regimes across the globe in the 1980s and 1990s?from the Soviet Union to South Africa, from Nicaragua to the Philippines?how did Americans respond to challenges in their own country? The conventional wi…

  • Informal Politics in Post-Communist Europe

    Informal Politics in Post-Communist Europe
    av Michal Klima

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138572492

    This book offers a fascinating, thought-provoking and ground-breaking study of post-communist political life. It is published just as the countries of Central and Eastern Europe mark thirty years since gaining freedom and have embarked on the path o…

  • The British General Election of 1966

    The British General Election of 1966
    av D. Butler

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333778708

    One of 15 volumes in the Nuffield Studies Series, chronicling the British General Elections from 1945-1992 - the most comprehensive and celebrated study ever published on the UK's post-war elections.

  • Costs of Coalition

    Costs of Coalition
    av Carol Mershon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804740838

    The Costs of Coalition tackles big questions of enduring interest in real-world politics and in political science. The substantive aim of the book is to understand and explain who governs, and for how long, under the institutions of parliamentary de…