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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 Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot

by Russell Kirk

The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot by Russell Kirk is arguably one of the greatest contributions to twentieth-century American Conservatism. Brilliant in every respect, from its conception to its choice...


Irresponsible Government: The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in Canada

by Brent Rathgeber & Andrew Coyne

Irresponsible Government examines the failure of modern elected representatives to hold the government to account, and the erosion of parliamentary principles, which has led to the power imbalances plaguing...


Political Alienation in Libya: Assessing Citizens' Political Attitude and Behaviour

by Mabroka Al-Werfalli

In this book, Mabroka al-Werfalli examines the extent and effects of political alienation in Libya. Using a variety of measures, the author highlights links between legitimacy and alienation and underlines certain...


The Challenges to Democracy: Consensus and Extremism in American Politics

by Murray Clark Havens

Threats to American unity are not unique to modern times. In the 1960s, the assassination of President Kennedy, the tension of racial strife, the political extremes of the Radical Right with its John Birchers...


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,...


The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine

by Henry A. Giroux

A sweeping criticism of neoliberalism, public amnesia, inequality, and the rise of an authoritarian surveillance state.


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. ...


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...


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...