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How the World Works

by Chomsky & Barsamian

According to The New York Times, Noam Chomsky is “arguably the most important intellectual alive.” But he isn’t easy to read . . . or at least he wasn’t until these books came along. Made up of intensively...


Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America

by Ann Coulter

The demon is a mob, and the mob is demonic. The Democratic Party activates mobs, depends on mobs, coddles mobs, publicizes and celebrates mobs—it is the mob. Sweeping in its scope and relentless in its argument,...


Democracy in America: The Complete and Unabridged Volumes I and II

by Alexis De Tocqueville & Joseph Epstein

From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America--first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government...


Beyond Outrage: What has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy, and how to fix it

by Robert B. Reich

America’s economy and democracy are working for the benefit of an ever-fewer privileged and powerful people. But rather than just complain about it or give up on the system, we must join together and make...


A Review on Marxist and Left Debates: Post-Marxism, Eco-Marxism, Post-modernism, Future Socialism, Market Socialism, New Imperialism, Radical Democrac

by Zeng Zhisheng

The views on Marxism in this book reflect foreign left-wing scholars, Marxists and socialist researchers' attitudes towards the new social and political issues in today's world. This book is a subproject of...


India, Pakistan, and Democracy

by Philip Oldenburg

This book focuses on the specificities and the nuances of the state systems of India and Pakistan. It examines in detail the balance of authority and power between popular or elected politicians and the state...


Freedom and Order: How Democratic Governments Restrict Civil Liberties after Terrorist Attacks_and Why Sometimes They Don't

by Gabriel Rubin

This book forwards the debate on how to respond to terror attacks. It compares legislative responses to terrorism in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel finding that government centralization and abridgement...


Democratic Anxieties: Same-Sex Marriage, Death, and Citizenship

by Mario Feit

Democratic Anxieties: Same-Sex Marriage, Death, and Citizenship takes contemporary opposition to same-sex marriage as a starting point to consider anxieties about sex and death within conceptions of democratic...


The Dilemmas of American Conservatism

by Kenneth Deutsch

In the second half of the twentieth century, American conservatism emerged from the shadow of New Deal liberalism and developed into a movement exerting considerable influence on the formulation and execution...


Kazakhstan's Assassinated Democracy

by Yerzhan Dosmukhamedov

Kazakhstan's Assassinated Democracy describes how the highest levels of

government in Kazakhstan are attempting to suppress the country's genuine

democratization, particularly through the case of a political party,...


Breaking Democracy's Spell

by John Dunn

In this timely and important work, eminent political theorist John Dunn argues that democracy is not synonymous with good government. The author explores the labyrinthine reality behind the basic concept of...


Democracy's Dangers & Discontents: The Tyranny of the Majority from the Greeks to Obama

by Bruce S. Thornton

By democracy we usually mean a government comprising popular rule, individual human rights and freedom, and a free-market economy. Yet the flaws in traditional Athenian democracy can instruct us on the weaknesses...


Democracy For Beginners

by Robert Cavalier & Reuben Negrón

With all the talk about “democracy” these days, it’s surprising how little time is spent concentrating on the concept of democracy itself, its history and justification as a form of political governance. ...


Strategy, Money and Technology in the 2008 Presidential Election

by Costas Panagopoulos

The 2008 presidential election, perhaps more so than the typical quadrennial race, will undoubtedly spawn an abundance of scholarly inquiry. The confluence of historic and peculiar features associated with the...


Green Activism in Post-Socialist Europe and the Former Soviet Union

by Adam Fagan & JoAnn Carmin

Green activism played a critical role in the downfall of Soviet-style communism in Eastern Europe at the end of the 1980s. After the revolutions, environmentalists were expected to exert influence within the...


China and Democracy: Reconsidering the Prospects for a Democratic China

by Suisheng Zhao

This timely collection brings together many well-known scholars to systematically explore China's current government and assess that transition toward democracy. The contributors seek to bridge the gap between...


The Networked Young Citizen: Social Media, Political Participation and Civic Engagement

by Brian D. Loader, Ariadne Vromen & Michael Xenos

The future engagement of young citizens from a wide range of socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds in democratic politics remains a crucial concern for academics, policy-makers, civics teachers and...


The Roles and Function of Parliamentary Questions

by Shane Martin & Olivier Rozenberg

Parliamentary questions are a feature of almost all national legislatures. Despite this, we know very little about how questions are used by MPs and what impact questions have on controlling the government....


Totalitarian Democracy and After

by Yehoshua Arieli & Nathan Rotenstreich

This volume, first published in 1984, contains the principal papers from a distinguished colloquium held in 1982. Its avowed purpose is to investigate further the notion of "totalitarian democracy" and to look...


Please Don't Bomb the Suburbs: A Midterm Report on My Generation and the Future of Our Super Movement

by William Upski Wimsatt

Best-selling author and activist William Upski is back with a blueprint for political activists in 2010.