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  • Rules for Revolutionaries

    Rules for Revolutionaries
    av Becky Bond

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603587273

    Lessons from the groundbreaking grassroots campaign that helped launch a new political revolutionRules for Revolutionaries is a bold challenge to the political establishment and the "rules" that govern campaign strategy.It tells the story of a break…

  • Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

    Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
    av Daron Acemoglu

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521671422

    This book develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. Different social groups prefer different political institutions because of the way they allocate political power and resources. Thus democracy is preferred by…

  • Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

    Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
    av Daron Acemoglu

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521855266

    This book develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. Different social groups prefer different political institutions because of the way they allocate political power and resources. Thus democracy is preferred by…

  • Public Things

    Public Things
    av Bonnie Honig

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823276417

    In the contemporary world of neoliberalism, efficiency is treated as the vehicle of political and economic health. State bureaucracy, but not corporate bureaucracy, is seen as inefficient, and privatization is seen as a magic cure for social ills. I…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156837

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth, Maria J. Stephan, Erica Chenoweth

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156820

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • The Global Divergence of Democracies

    The Global Divergence of Democracies

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801868429

    Drawn from outstanding articles published in the Journal of Democracy, The Global Divergence of Democracies follows the enthusiastically received earlier volume, The Global Resurgence of Democracy. The tremendous momentum of democratic expansion tha…

  • Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy

    Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy
    av J. Michael Williams

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221551

    As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes. J. Michael Williams examines the chieftaincy and how it has sought to assert its power since the end…

  • Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy

    Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy
    av J. Michael Williams

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253354181

    As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes. J. Michael Williams examines the chieftaincy and how it has sought to assert its power since the end…

  • The State of Democratic Theory

    The State of Democratic Theory
    av Ian Shapiro

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691123967

    What should we expect from democracy, and how likely is it that democracies will live up to those expectations? In The State of Democratic Theory, Ian Shapiro offers a critical assessment of contemporary answers to these questions, lays out his dist…

  • Considerations on Representative Government (Large Print Edition)

    Considerations on Representative Government (Large Print Edition)
    av John Stuart Mill

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604508628

    Large Print Edition, with special easy-to-read text, of Mill's classic work.

  • Diminished Democracy

    Diminished Democracy
    av Theda Skocpol

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806136271

    Pundits and social observers have voiced alarm each year as fewer Americans involve themselves in voluntary groups that meet regularly. Thousands of nonprofit groups have been launched in recent times, but most are run by professionals who lobby Con…

  • Rojava

    Rojava
    av Thomas Schmidinger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745337722

    The Kurdish territory of Rojava in Syria has become a watchword for radical democracy, communalism and gender equality. But while Western radicals continue to project their own values onto the revolution, the complexities of the situation are often…

  • Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

    Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226748573

    One of the most far-reaching transformations in our era is the wave of digital technologies rolling over--and upending--nearly every aspect of life. Work and leisure, family and friendship, community and citizenship have all been modified by now-ubi…

  • Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

    Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226748436

    One of the most far-reaching transformations in our era is the wave of digital technologies rolling over--and upending--nearly every aspect of life. Work and leisure, family and friendship, community and citizenship have all been modified by now-ubi…

  • Gay Pornography

    Gay Pornography
    av John Mercer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350186842

    Gay pornography, online and onscreen, is a controversial and significantly under-researched area of cultural production. In the first book of its kind, Gay Pornography: Representations of Sexuality and Masculinity explores the iconography, themes an…

  • The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

    The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism
    av Theda Skocpol

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190633660

    On February 19, 2009, CNBC commentator Rick Santelli delivered a dramatic rant against Obama administration programs to shore up the plunging housing market. Invoking the Founding Fathers and ridiculing "losers" who could not pay their mortgages, Sa…

  • Carbon Democracy

    Carbon Democracy
    av Timothy Mitchell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781681169

    Oil is a curse, it is often said, that condemns the countries producing it to an existence defined by war, corruption and enormous inequality. Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story, arguing that no nation escapes the political consequences of…

  • The Fifth Risk

    The Fifth Risk
    av Michael Lewis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241380673

    The morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy - an agency that deals with some of the most powerful risks facing humanity - waited to welcome the incoming administration's transition team. Nobody appea…

  • Mutual Aid

    Mutual Aid
    av Dean Spade

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781839762123

    Around the world, people are faced with crisis after crisis, from the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change-induced fires, floods, and storms to the ongoing horrors of mass incarceration, brutal immigration enforcement, endemic gender violence, and s…

  • Racecraft

    Racecraft
    av Karen E. Fields

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781683132

    Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illus…

  • The Case against Perfection

    The Case against Perfection
    av Michael J. Sandel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674036383

    "Sandel explores a paramount question of our era: how to extend the power and promise of biomedical science to overcome debility without compromising our humanity. His arguments are acute and penetrating, melding sound logic with compassion." -Jerom…

  • Folkstyret i rädslans tid

    Folkstyret i rädslans tid
    av Olle Wästberg, Daniel Lindvall

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187935886

    Varningslamporna blinkar för demokratin. Den auktoritära populismen sveper över världen, uppmuntrad av Donald Trumps valseger. I amerikansk debatt har det talats om The Weimar Moment . Demokratin står inför betydande utmaningar och ingenting tyder p…

  • Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy

    Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy
    av Gabriella Coleman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781689837

    Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the Huffington Post says "knows all of Anonymous' deepest, darkest secrets." Half a dozen years ago,…

  • Den politiska ekonomins glokala uttryck : Sverige i en värld i förändring

    Den politiska ekonomins glokala uttryck : Sverige i en värld i förändring
    av Hans Abrahamsson

    Häftad - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188383549

    Sverige i en värld i förändringGlobala skeenden återspeglas alltmer på lokal nivå. Statens roll förändras. Förstärkta konfliktlinjer och ökad social polarisering skapar komplexa samhällsproblem. Många får allt svårare att göra sin röst hörd. Den rep…

  • New Human Rights Movement

    New Human Rights Movement
    av Peter Joseph

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781946885142

    Society is broken. We can design our way to a better one. In our interconnected world, self-interest and social-interest are rapidly becoming indistinguishable. If current negative trajectories remain, including growing climate destabilization, biod…

  • Slaying Goliath

    Slaying Goliath
    av Diane Ravitch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525564768

    From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, author of the best-selling Reign of Error ("…

  • Slaying Goliath

    Slaying Goliath
    av Diane Ravitch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525655374

    From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, author of the best-selling Reign of Error ("…

  • Politics Is for Power: How to Move Beyond Political Hobbyism, Take Action, and Make Real Change

    Politics Is for Power: How to Move Beyond Political Hobbyism, Take Action, and Make Real Change
    av Eitan Hersh

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982116781

  • Degrees of Democracy

    Degrees of Democracy
    av Stuart N. Soroka

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521687898

    This book develops and tests a 'thermostatic' model of public opinion and policy. The representation of opinion in policy is central to democratic theory and everyday politics. So too is the extent to which public preferences are informed and respon…

  • Degrees of Democracy

    Degrees of Democracy
    av Stuart N. Soroka

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521868334

    This book develops and tests a 'thermostatic' model of public opinion and policy. The representation of opinion in policy is central to democratic theory and everyday politics. So too is the extent to which public preferences are informed and respon…

  • On Democracy

    On Democracy
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300194463

    "The late Robert Dahl's On Democracy is the source for how to govern democratically. Following the methods and channeling the insight of Dahl, Ian Shapiro's new edition completes Dahl's project and is must reading for the next generation and essenti…

  • Democracy At Work

    Democracy At Work
    av Richard Wolff

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608462476

    The world is undergoing vast social, economic and political transformations. From the Arab Spring to the Occupy movement, it is clear that people are seeking out new forms of democracy. A new historical vista is opening before us. Democracy at Work…

  • Authoritarianism Goes Global

    Authoritarianism Goes Global

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421419978

    Over the past decade, illiberal powers have become emboldened and gained influence within the global arena. Leading authoritarian countries-including China, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela-have developed new tools and strategies to contain…

  • Post-Democracy After the Crises

    Post-Democracy After the Crises
    av Colin Crouch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541577

    In Post-Democracy (Polity, 2004) Colin Crouch argued that behind the facade of strong institutions, democracy in many advanced societies was being hollowed out, its big events becoming empty rituals as power passed increasingly to circles of wealthy…

  • Post-Democracy After the Crises

    Post-Democracy After the Crises
    av Colin Crouch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541560

    In Post-Democracy (Polity, 2004) Colin Crouch argued that behind the facade of strong institutions, democracy in many advanced societies was being hollowed out, its big events becoming empty rituals as power passed increasingly to circles of wealthy…

  • The Fifth Risk

    The Fifth Risk
    av Michael Lewis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781324002642

    "The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between…

  • The Future of Capitalism

    The Future of Capitalism
    av Paul Collier

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141987255

    Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of Britain and other Western societies: thriving cities versus the provinces, the highly skilled elite versus the less educated, wealthy versus developing countries. As these divides deepen, we have lost t…

  • Situational Breakdowns

    Situational Breakdowns
    av Anne Nassauer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190922061

    In our everyday lives, we rely on routines that make tasks and interactions easier and provide a sense of order-routines of greeting each other, getting to work, organizing the things we do on the job, at the gym, or during family dinners. Yet, we h…

  • Blowout

    Blowout
    av Rachel Maddow

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847926364

    Because Russia's rich reserves of crude have in fact stunted its growth, forcing Putin to maintain his power by spreading Russia's rot into its rivals, its neighbours, and the West's alliances. The oil and gas industry has polluted oceans and rivers…

  • Democracy - The God That Failed

    Democracy - The God That Failed
    av Hans-Hermann Hoppe

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765808684

    The core of this book is a systematic treatment of the historic transformation of the West from monarchy to democracy. Revisionist in nature, it reaches the conclusion that monarchy is a lesser evil than democracy, but outlines deficiencies in both.…

  • Democracy - The God That Failed

    Democracy - The God That Failed
    av Hans-Hermann Hoppe

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138522169

    The core of this book is a systematic treatment of the historic transformation of the West from monarchy to democracy. Revisionist in nature, it reaches the conclusion that monarchy is a lesser evil than democracy, but outlines deficiencies in both.…

  • Lessons For Our Struggle

    Lessons For Our Struggle
    av Frances Fox Piven

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608462162

    Francis Fox Piven, a celebrated political thinker and activist, offers a concise introduction to her award-winning writings on imperialism, voting and poverty as it relates to the Occupy Wall Street movement. Piven offers a clear historical context…

  • The Conscience of a Conservative

    The Conscience of a Conservative
    av MR Barry Goldwater

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781614271253

  • The Conscience of a Conservative

    The Conscience of a Conservative
    av MR Barry Goldwater

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781434432896

  • National Populism

    National Populism
    av Roger Eatwell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241312001

    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR A crucial new guide to one of the most urgent political phenomena of our time: the rise of national populism Across the West, there is a rising tide of people who feel excluded, alienated from mainstream politics, an…

  • Varianter på demokrati (V-Dem) och förklaringar av demokratisering : slutrapport från ett forskningsprogram

    Varianter på demokrati (V-Dem) och förklaringar av demokratisering : slutrapport från ett forskningsprogram
    av Staffan I. Lindberg

    Häftad - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789170613333

    Forskningsprogrammet "Varianter på demokrati och förklaringar av demokratisering (V-Dem)" tilldelades anslag av Stiftelsen Riksbankens Jubileumsfond 2013. Huvudmålen var att råda bot på de otillräckliga demokratimått som då fanns genom att skapa en…

  • The Storm Before the Calm

    The Storm Before the Calm
    av George Friedman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385540490

    The master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years focuses on the United States, predicting how the 2020s will bring dramatic upheaval and reshaping of American government, foreign policy, economics, and c…

  • The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State

    The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
    av John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143127604

    From the bestselling authors of The Right Nation, a visionary argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than the fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state Dysfunctional government: It's become a clich , and m…

  • Fronesis 29-30. Demokrati och expertstyre Provläs

    Fronesis 29-30. Demokrati och expertstyre
    av Iris Marion Young, Frank Fischer, Helmut Willke

    Tidskrift - 2009 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197691840

    Det talas allt oftare om »demokratins kris«. Valdeltagandet sjunker och de politiska partierna tappar medlemmar. Förtroendet för de politiska institutionerna minskar alltmedan politikens former förändras: vi ser att privata aktörer får allt större i…

  • Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy

    Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805082845

    The sequel to Hegemony or Survival offers a comprehensive analysis of the foreign and domestic policies of the United States--a global superpower that has long claimed the right to reshape other nations while its own democratic institutions are in s…

  • The Black Panther Party

    The Black Panther Party
    av Jamie J. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313392535

    This compact volume offers a compelling introduction to a group once deemed the greatest threat to the internal security of the United States, the Black Panther Party.In a time when African Americans' widespread tactic of direct, nonviolent protest…

  • Beyond Free and Fair

    Beyond Free and Fair
    av Eric C. Bjornlund

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801880506

    Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy draws on worldwide experience since the mid-1980s to evaluate international election monitoring and domestic monitoring, and their contributions to democracy promotion and democratic…

  • Education and the Struggle for Democracy

    Education and the Struggle for Democracy
    av Wilfred Carr

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780335195206

    During the past decade there has been a series of radical changes to the educational system of England and Wales. This book argues that any serious study of these changes has to engage with complex questions about the role of education in a modern l…

  • Citizen Participation in Democratic Europe

    Citizen Participation in Democratic Europe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786612878

    As the European Union undergoes a major, self-proclaimed democratic exercise - the Conference on the Future of Europe - and approaches Treaty change, this volume offers a new model of citizen participation to address Europe's long-standing democracy…

  • Women's Activism in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Women's Activism in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547299

    Women's Activism in Latin America and the Caribbean brings together a group of interdisciplinary scholars who analyse and document the diversity, vibrancy, and effectiveness of women's experiences and organising in Latin America and the Caribbean du…

  • Varieties of Democracy

    Varieties of Democracy
    av Michael Coppedge

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108424837

    Varieties of Democracy is the essential user's guide to The Varieties of Democracy project (V-Dem), one of the most ambitious data collection efforts in comparative politics. This global research collaboration sparked a dramatic change in how we stu…

  • Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century

    Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century
    av Nicolas Berggruen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745659749

    For decades, liberal democracy has been extolled as the best system of governance to have emerged out of the long experience of history. Today, such a confident assertion is far from self-evident. Democracy, in crisis across the West, must prove its…

  • Den allmänna opinionen : en introducerande handbok

    Den allmänna opinionen : en introducerande handbok
    av Mikael Gilljam, Mikael Persson

    Häftad - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789147098767

    Den allmänna opinionen är en introducerande handbok som ger en bred översikt över olika frågor om opinion och demokrati.Boken tar avstamp i fem huvudfrågor:- Vad är opinioner?- Hur mäts opinioner?- Hur bildas och förändras opinioner?- I vilken utstr…