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Product Description: The founders of influential think tank Samara ask former members of Parliament what has gone wrong with our democracy, and how it can be fixed.      Talk to any Canadian about politics and you'll hear little but frustration and bewilderment...read more
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9780307361295, titled "Tragedy in the Commons: Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy" | Random House of Canada Ltd, April 15, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.

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9780307361301, titled "Tragedy in the Commons: Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy" | Vintage, March 3, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The founders of influential think tank Samara ask former members of Parliament what has gone wrong with our democracy, and how it can be fixed.

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Product Description: Our world is out of balance, says Henry Mintzberg, and the consequences are proving fateful: the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves, with greed having been raised to some sort of high calling...read more
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9781626563179 | Berrett-Koehler Pub, January 5, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Our world is out of balance, says Henry Mintzberg, and the consequences are proving fateful: the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves, with greed having been raised to some sort of high calling.

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By Tilo Wesche (editor)
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9781783480890 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 30, 2014, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Democratization is a sociopolitical process and the society that may grow out of itwhere people make decisions on matters affecting them. It is an unending struggle to win such rights and power, to hold and to extend them. The contending classes are essentially the poor and weak majority of the people and the elite of wealth, status, and power...read more
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9781498502436 | Lexington Books, October 16, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Democratization is a sociopolitical process and the society that may grow out of itwhere people make decisions on matters affecting them.

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Product Description: Irresponsible Government examines the current state of Canadian democracy in contrast to the founding principles of responsible government established by the Fathers of Confederation in 1867. The book examines the failure of modern elected representatives to perform their constitutionally mandated duty to hold the prime minister and his cabinet to account...read more
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9781459728370 | Ingram Pub Services, October 7, 2014, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Irresponsible Government examines the current state of Canadian democracy in contrast to the founding principles of responsible government established by the Fathers of Confederation in 1867.

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Product Description: Since 1995, Freedom House’s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region’s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for the benefit of policymakers, researchers, journalists, and democracy advocates alike...read more
By Freedom House (corporate author)
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9781442242302 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 5, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Since 1995, Freedom House’s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region’s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for the benefit of policymakers, researchers, journalists, and democracy advocates alike.

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Product Description: In this stimulating volume, Stephen M. Krason considers whether the Founding Fathers’ vision of the American democratic republic has been transformed and if so, in what ways. He looks to the basic principles of the Founding Fathers, then discusses the changes that resulted from evolving contemporary expectations about government...read more
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9781412847452 | Transaction Pub, June 27, 2012, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: In this stimulating volume, Stephen M.

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9781412854986 | Transaction Pub, September 30, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this stimulating volume, Stephen M.

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Product Description: The European Union (E.U.), along with the Council of Europe, NATO, and the Office of Security and Cooperation in Europe are regional organizations which, despite their different missions, all are designed to support democracy, human rights, and the rule of law...read more
By Teresa Maria Cierco (contributor)
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9780739166888 | Lexington Books, September 16, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The European Union (E.

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Product Description: How do countries democratize? What route does the way out of totalitarianism take? Students of Russian politics have pursued answers to these questions by surveying Russians on a variety of attitudes, beliefs, norms, and practices...read more
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9780739191934 | Lexington Books, September 16, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: How do countries democratize?

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Product Description: Responding to the “Asian values” debate over the compatibility of Confucianism and liberal democracy, Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan, by Joel S. Fetzer and J. Christopher Soper, offers a rigorous, systematic investigation of the contributions of Confucian thought to democratization and the protection of women, indigenous peoples, and press freedom in Taiwan...read more
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9780739173008 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, October 12, 2012), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Responding to the “Asian values” debate over the compatibility of Confucianism and liberal democracy, Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan, by Joel S.

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9781498503259 | Lexington Books, September 15, 2014, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Responding to the “Asian values” debate over the compatibility of Confucianism and liberal democracy, Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan, by Joel S.

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Product Description: This 2014 PAPERBACK EDITION includes TWO NEW FEATURES: (1) A chapter-length INTRODUCTION in which Palmer explores his political experience since the book first came out in 2011, including a new way to understand "the great divide" in our political life...read more
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9780470590805 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, September 6, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: * NEWS FLASH * Healing the Heart of Democracy called "one of the most important books of the early 21st Century" for those who care about democracy (from a review in the online journal Democracy & Education).

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9781118907504 | Reprint edition (Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, August 25, 2014), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This 2014 PAPERBACK EDITION includes TWO NEW FEATURES: (1) A chapter-length INTRODUCTION in which Palmer explores his political experience since the book first came out in 2011, including a new way to understand "the great divide" in our political life.

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Product Description: This book investigates the legal rules of acquisition and loss of citizenship in Europe. Challenging mainstream arguments about the de-ethnicization of citizenship in Europe, Dumbrava identifies and analyses citizenship regulations that differentiate people on ethno-cultural grounds...read more
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9781137382078 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 14, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book investigates the legal rules of acquisition and loss of citizenship in Europe.

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Product Description: Throughout western history, the societies that have made the greatest contributions to the spread of freedom have created iconic works of art to celebrate their achievements. Yet despite the enduring appeal of works from the Parthenon to Michelangelo’s David to Picasso’s Guernica, histories of both art and democracy have ignored this phenomenon...read more
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9781594037214 | Encounter Books, November 11, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Throughout western history, the societies that have made the greatest contributions to the spread of freedom have created iconic works of art to celebrate their achievements.

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Product Description: Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy. Noted critical scholars Stephen J. Rosow and Jim George argue that democracy must be understood not as a unified concept but as a diversity of political responses to specific conditions and political struggles...read more
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9781442218086 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 22, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy.

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9781442218093 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 22, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy.

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Product Description: The purpose of The Mythologies of Capitalism and the End of the Soviet Project is to show that in order to understand popular disillusionment with democratization, liberalization, and other transformations associated with the attempts of non-Western societies to appropriate the ideas of Western modernity, one must consider how these ideas are mythologized in the course of such appropriations...read more
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9780739188026 | Lexington Books, August 29, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The purpose of The Mythologies of Capitalism and the End of the Soviet Project is to show that in order to understand popular disillusionment with democratization, liberalization, and other transformations associated with the attempts of non-Western societies to appropriate the ideas of Western modernity, one must consider how these ideas are mythologized in the course of such appropriations.

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Product Description: Democratization emerged at a time of epochal change in global politics: the twin impacts of the end of the Soviet Union and the speeding up and deepening of globalisation in the early 1990s meant a whole new ball game in terms of global political developments...read more
By Jeffrey Haynes (editor)
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9780415720489 | Routledge, July 16, 2014, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Democratization emerged at a time of epochal change in global politics: the twin impacts of the end of the Soviet Union and the speeding up and deepening of globalisation in the early 1990s meant a whole new ball game in terms of global political developments.

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Product Description: A readable, compact account and analysis of the Occupy protests, The Occupy Movement Explained is thoroughly researched, painstakingly accurate, and fully documented. Debunking a number of prominent myths and misunderstandings, Nicholas Smaligo shows how the movement arose out of radical currents that have been active below the media's radar since the 1970s...read more
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9780812698558 | Open Court Pub Co, September 16, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A readable, compact account and analysis of the Occupy protests, The Occupy Movement Explained is thoroughly researched, painstakingly accurate, and fully documented.

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Product Description: Tocqueville’s gifts as an observer and commentator on American life and democracy are brought to vivid life in this splendid volume. In On Tocqueville, Alan Ryan brilliantly illuminates the observations of the French sociologist Alexis de Tocqueville, who first journeyed to the United States in 1831 and went on to catalog the unique features of the American social contract in his two-volume masterpiece, Democracy in America...read more
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9780871407047 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, August 11, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Tocqueville’s gifts as an observer and commentator on American life and democracy are brought to vivid life in this splendid volume.

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Product Description: This collection presents a nuanced and varied picture of the state of democracy in Asia, using the findings from a pioneering study, the Asia Democracy Initiative, to explore the role of ordinary people in democratization through the rise of expressive social values...read more
By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore (editor), Karl Jackson (editor), Jae H. Ku (editor) and Joanne Westwood (editor)
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9781137397492 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 24, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This collection presents a nuanced and varied picture of the state of democracy in Asia, using the findings from a pioneering study, the Asia Democracy Initiative, to explore the role of ordinary people in democratization through the rise of expressive social values.

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Product Description: On the one hand, the EU enlargement of 2004/7 brought into the EU 12 new member states ten of which are post-communist countries. On the other, the Lisbon Treaty signed in 2007 states that the 'Union shall be founded on representative democracy' and its political parties contribute 'to express the will of the citizens'...read more
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9781137348852 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 29, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: On the one hand, the EU enlargement of 2004/7 brought into the EU 12 new member states ten of which are post-communist countries.

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Product Description: The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’...read more
By Emmanuelle Avril (editor) and Johann N. Neem (editor)
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9780415748636 | Routledge, July 21, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint.

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Product Description: An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting the country as a remarkable stage for playing out the great themes of public deliberation and the rise of postmodern rhetorical democracy...read more
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9780805833416 | Routledge, February 1, 2002, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means.

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9781138811898 | Routledge, July 17, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means.

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9780585395197 | Routledge, March 15, 2002, cover price $59.95
9781410602879 | Routledge, March 15, 2002, cover price $100.00

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Product Description: The world has witnessed the creation of new democracies and the maturing of old ones. Yet, everywhere there is democracy, there is also political inequality. Voices of everyday folk struggle to be heard; often, they keep silent. Governments respond mostly to the influential and the already privileged...read more
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9780415858601 | Routledge, July 10, 2014, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The world has witnessed the creation of new democracies and the maturing of old ones.

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Product Description: This book discusses how public cultural policies can relate to the principle political issue of democracy. Here, democratic cultural policies include ideas and ideologies, institutional structures, agents and interests, power, access and participation and distribution of economic resources...read more
By Geir Vestheim (editor)
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9781138018518 | Routledge, July 17, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book discusses how public cultural policies can relate to the principle political issue of democracy.

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Product Description: Recent years have seen near constant reports on the failures of governance and the crisis of democracy. The critical nexus between the ever-increasing array of crises that modern representative democracies face and the widening reliance on an array of undemocratic governance mechanisms and networks to meet and manage these crises needs urgent and in-depth scholarly attention...read more
By Benjamin Isakhan (editor) and Steven Slaughter (editor)
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9781137326034 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 30, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Recent years have seen near constant reports on the failures of governance and the crisis of democracy.

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