Strong Democracy: Participatory Politics for a New Age, Twentieth-Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface

Strong Democracy: Participatory Politics for a New Age, Twentieth-Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface

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ISBN Code : 9780520242333
Book Author : Benjamin R. Barber
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Total Pages : 571

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Since its appearance twenty years ago, Benjamin R. Barbers Strong Democracy has been one of the primary standards against which political science thinking and writing is measured. Defined as the participation of all of the people in at least some aspects of self-government at least some of the time, Strong Democracy offers liberal society a new way of thinking about and o

Tegen verkiezingen

Tegen verkiezingen

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Book Author : David Van Reybrouck
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Total Pages : 485

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SamenvattingOnze representatieve democratie raakt steeds meer in het slop. De legitimiteit ervan wordt aangetast: steeds minder mensen gaan stemmen, kiezers worden grilliger in hun keuze, het ledenaantal van politieke partijen loopt dramatisch terug. Daarbij wordt de efficientie van de democratie minder: daadkrachtig besturen wordt problematisch, politici moeten hun beleid

The Victims Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind

The Victims Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind

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ISBN Code : 9780062097064
Book Author : Bruce Bawer
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Total Pages : 548

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Respected author, critic, and essayist Bruce Bawer�whose previous book, While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam Is Destroying the West from Within, was a New York Times bestseller and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist�now offers a trenchant and sweeping critique of the sorry state of higher education since the campus revolutions of the late �60s and early �70s. I

How the Good Guys Finally Won: Notes from an Impeachment Summer

How the Good Guys Finally Won: Notes from an Impeachment Summer

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ISBN Code : 9780345250018
Book Author : Jimmy Breslin
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Total Pages : 587

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After the Watergate scandal corrupted American democracy, it took a gang of honest politicians to restore honorNot long after burglars were caught raiding the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Hotel, Congressman Tip ONeill noticed that Democratic fundraising efforts for the 1972 election had stalled. Major contributors were under IRS investigatio

Civilizations and Social Theory: Volume 1 of Social Dialectics

Civilizations and Social Theory: Volume 1 of Social Dialectics

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ISBN Code : 9780873955027
Book Author : Anouar Abdel-Malek
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Total Pages : 576

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Civilizations and Social Theory takes as its starting point the present as the most decisive period of the transformation of the world since Europes rise to hegemony in the fifteenth century. If we are adequately to comprehend our times, the author argues, it is necessary to adopt a cross-cultural perspective based on the historical dialectical method and following the

The Company of Strangers: Christians and the Renewal of Americas Public Life

The Company of Strangers: Christians and the Renewal of Americas Public Life

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ISBN Code : 9780824506018
Book Author : Parker J. Palmer
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Total Pages : 372

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In this award-winning book, Parker J. Palmer offers a compelling vision of a disciplined inward search that strengthens our commitment to our communities. Palmer reminds us that a truly profound spiritual life leads us toward the God who makes us a community.

9,3 pa Richterskalan

9,3 pa Richterskalan

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Book Author : Andreas Norman
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Total Pages : 384

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Nyss antagen till UD:s diplomatprogram skickas Andreas Norman till Thailand, dagarna efter tsunamin i Indiska oceanen den 26 december 2004. Oforberedd hamnar han mitt i krishanteringen efter en av de varsta naturkatastroferna i modern tid. Tio ar efter flodvagen skriver han nu om sin om sina upplevelser, sin sorg och sin vrede.9,3 pa Richterskalan ar en ogonvittnesskildrin

Anarchism and Other Essays

Anarchism and Other Essays

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Book Author : Emma Goldman
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Total Pages : 414

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Emma Goldman is often depicted in current academic discourse as a mere prototypical feminist and socialist. Yet this collection of essays by Goldman reveals that she often expressed ideas which many of her present day admirers might find surprising and unsettling. She distrusted the proletariat, wrote disdainfully of the early feminists who were her contemporaries, and eve

Anatomy of Deceit: How the Bush Administration Used the Media to Sell the Iraq War and Out a Spy

Anatomy of Deceit: How the Bush Administration Used the Media to Sell the Iraq War and Out a Spy

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ISBN Code : 9780979176104
Book Author : Marcy Wheeler
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Total Pages : 454

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What happens when Washington, D.C. pundits and journalists run in the same social circles as the powerful people they cover? When the President and his administration trade press access for loyalty? You get a complicit, uncritical press greasing the skids to a brutal war, conspiring to out a CIA agent, and muddying the waters of a grand jury investigation. In the fearful a

The Promise: President Obama, Year One

The Promise: President Obama, Year One

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ISBN Code : 9781439101193
Book Author : Jonathan Alter
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Total Pages : 293

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Barack Obamas inauguration as president on January 20, 2009, inspired the world. But the great promise of Change We Can Believe In was immediately tested by the threat of another Great Depression, a worsening war in Afghanistan, and an entrenched and deeply partisan system of business as usual in Washington. Despite all the coverage, the backstory of Obamas historic fi

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