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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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9781631490590 | Liveright Pub Corp, August 3, 2015, 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 lucid book by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. This new edition includes two additional chapters by Ian Shapiro. One deals with the prospects for democracy in light of developments since the advent of the Arab spring in 2010...read more
By Ian Shapiro (foreword by)
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9780300194463 | 2 edition (Yale Univ Pr, July 28, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This lucid book by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy.

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Product Description: Is democracy in crisis? On the one hand, it seems to be decaying under the leadership of political elites who make decisions behind closed doors. On the other hand, citizens are taking to the streets to firmly assert their political participation across the globe...read more
By Tilo Wesche (editor)
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9781783480883 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Is democracy in crisis?

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Product Description: A Washington Post Notable Work of NonfictionA Slate Best Book of 2014The inside story of the Supreme Court decisions that brought true democracy to the United StatesAs chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Earl Warren is most often remembered for landmark rulings in favor of desegregation and the rights of the accused...read more
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9780809074235 | Hill & Wang Pub, June 10, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A Washington Post Notable Work of NonfictionA Slate Best Book of 2014The inside story of the Supreme Court decisions that brought true democracy to the United StatesAs chief justice of the U.

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9780809074242 | Hill & Wang Pub, June 9, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A Washington Post Notable Work of NonfictionA Slate Best Book of 2014The inside story of the Supreme Court decisions that brought true democracy to the United StatesAs chief justice of the U.

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Product Description: In the wake of the Scottish vote on independence, questions of sovereignty, devolution, and local control have perhaps never been more salient. This book explores the evolution of the idea of national identity in modern Britain as it affected Wales...read more
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9781783160884 | Univ of Wales Pr, November 15, 2014, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: In the wake of the Scottish vote on independence, questions of sovereignty, devolution, and local control have perhaps never been more salient.

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9781783160877 | Univ of Wales Pr, May 15, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In the wake of the Scottish vote on independence, questions of sovereignty, devolution, and local control have perhaps never been more salient.

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Product Description: "Gorgeously wrought . . . pitch-perfect prose. . . . In language of terrible beauty, she takes India's everyday tragedies and reminds us to be outraged all over again."—Time Magazine"Roy asks whether our shriveled forms of democracy will be 'the endgame of the human race'—and shows vividly why this is a prospect not to be lightly dismissed...read more
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9781608464616 | 2 edition (Haymarket Books, May 12, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Gorgeously wrought .

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Product Description: Who were the Progressive reformers arguing with? The answer might surprise you. Drawing together a veritable powerhouse of scholars from across the political spectrum, In Defense of the Founders Republic examines the historical roots of these critics as well as their potential contribution to current debates about government and role of politics and institutions in our constitutional republic...read more
By Lonce H. Bailey (editor) and Jerome M. Mileur (editor)
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9781623560300 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 26, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Who were the Progressive reformers arguing with?

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9781623565770 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 26, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Who were the Progressive reformers arguing with?

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Product Description: Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things continue to go wrong, just when it looked like they were going right. In this wide-ranging, original, and compelling book, David Runciman tells the story of modern democracy through the history of moments of crisis, from the First World War to the economic crash of 2008...read more
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9780691148687 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 27, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure?

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9780691165837 | Rev upd edition (Princeton Univ Pr, March 22, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure?

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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: Since World War II, the United States has repeatedly posited itself as a defender of democracy, using its military might to promote freedom abroad even as it ascended to the status of the world’s only superpower. The answer to almost every international problem, it seems, has been American military intervention—which is always pitched as a disinterested, noble attempt to deal with a crisis...read more
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9781783601677, titled "America's Deadliest Export: Democracy - the Truth About U.S. Foreign Policy and Everything Else" | Zed Books, February 15, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Since World War II, the United States has repeatedly posited itself as a defender of democracy, using its military might to promote freedom abroad even as it ascended to the status of the world’s only superpower.

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Product Description: Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Beginning in 2011, these stories offer unique access to the message that inspired citizens to act, their experiences during revolt, and the lessons they learned from some of the most dramatic changes and appalling events to occur in the history of the Arab world...read more
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9780231163187 | Columbia Univ Pr, February 10, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen.

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9780231163194 | Columbia Univ Pr, February 10, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen.

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Product Description: Democracy and Leadership: On Pragmatism and Virtue presents a theory of leadership drawing on insights from Plato’s Republic, while abandoning his authoritarianism in favor of John Dewey’s democratic thought. The book continues the democratic turn for the study of leadership beyond the incorporation of democratic values into old-fashioned views about leading...read more
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9780739151228 | Lexington Books, November 25, 2013, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Democracy and Leadership: On Pragmatism and Virtue presents a theory of leadership drawing on insights from Plato’s Republic, while abandoning his authoritarianism in favor of John Dewey’s democratic thought.

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9780739151235 | Lexington Books, January 31, 2015, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Democracy and Leadership: On Pragmatism and Virtue presents a theory of leadership drawing on insights from Plato’s Republic, while abandoning his authoritarianism in favor of John Dewey’s democratic thought.

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Product Description: Painful Birth is the astounding story of how Chile narrowly escaped becoming a Leninist/Stalinist slave state in the early 1970s and over a relatively short historic period was transformed into the near paragon of freedom and prosperity that it is today...read more
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9780761859994 | Univ Pr of Amer, December 14, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Painful Birth is the astounding story of how Chile narrowly escaped becoming a Leninist/Stalinist slave state in the early 1970s and over a relatively short historic period was transformed into the near paragon of freedom and prosperity that it is today.

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9780761865094 | Univ Pr of Amer, February 15, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Painful Birth is the astounding story of how Chile narrowly escaped becoming a Leninist/Stalinist slave state in the early 1970s and over a relatively short historic period was transformed into the near paragon of freedom and prosperity that it is today.

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Product Description: This collection of essays focuses on the roles that coercion and persuasion should play in contemporary democratic political systems or societies. A number of the authors advocate new approaches to this question, offering various critiques of the dominant classical liberalism views of political justification, freedom, tolerance and the political subject...read more
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9780739178782 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, January 25, 2013), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays focuses on the roles that coercion and persuasion should play in contemporary democratic political systems or societies.

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9781498511254 | Lexington Books, February 15, 2015, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This collection of essays focuses on the roles that coercion and persuasion should play in contemporary democratic political systems or societies.

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Product Description: WHY WE NEED THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH The noise from both Washington and the media is deafening, the deeds of our lawmakers alarming. America needs a break from the posturing and the politicking. We need information: how we got here and where we are headed...read more
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9781439194928 | Threshold Editions, November 1, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: WHY WE NEED THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH The noise from both Washington and the media is deafening, the deeds of our lawmakers alarming.

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9781439195437 | Reprint edition (Threshold Editions, January 10, 2015), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: WHY WE NEED THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH The noise from both Washington and the media is deafening, the deeds of our lawmakers alarming.

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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 David Doherty (contributor), Edward S. Greenberg, Scott L. Minkoff (contributor), Benjamin I. Page and Josh M. Ryan (contributor)
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9780133915273 | 11 unbnd u edition (Prentice Hall, January 3, 2015), cover price $90.67
9780134114057 | Pck unbnd/ edition (Prentice Hall, January 3, 2015), cover price $97.33

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Product Description: Dilemmas surrounding the role for religious beliefs and experiences permeate the school lives of teachers and teacher educators. Inspired by the need for teachers and students to more fully understand such dilemmas, this book examines the relationship between religion and teaching/learning in a democratic society...read more
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9780415832960 | Routledge, March 30, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Dilemmas surrounding the role for religious beliefs and experiences permeate the school lives of teachers and teacher educators.

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9780415832977 | Routledge, March 30, 2015, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Dilemmas surrounding the role for religious beliefs and experiences permeate the school lives of teachers and teacher educators.

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Product Description: After five decades of studying how Americans respond to public issues, Daniel Yankelovich presents a strategy to nurture the greater public wisdom necessary for modern society to confront its most wicked problems. Having been an advisor to major corporations and influential media, business and government organizations, Yankelovich is a leading public opinion expert who has had a long career studying, questioning, and reporting on national issues, trends, and opinions...read more
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9781442244801 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 18, 2014, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: After five decades of studying how Americans respond to public issues, Daniel Yankelovich presents a strategy to nurture the greater public wisdom necessary for modern society to confront its most wicked problems.

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Product Description: Is democracy in crisis? On the one hand, it seems to be decaying under the leadership of political elites who make decisions behind closed doors. On the other hand, citizens are taking to the streets to firmly assert their political participation across the globe...read more
By Tilo Wesche (editor)
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9781783480890 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Is democracy in crisis?

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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 Henry F. Carey (editor)
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9780739166888 | Lexington Books, October 10, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The European Union (E.

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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: In Irresponsible Government, independent MP Brent Rathgeber (a former Conservative) takes Parliament to task for its failure to hold the government to account. 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...read more
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9781459728370 | Ingram Pub Services, October 7, 2014, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In Irresponsible Government, independent MP Brent Rathgeber (a former Conservative) takes Parliament to task for its failure to hold the government to account.

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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 D. Jackson (editor) and Jae H. Ku (editor)
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9781137397492 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 1, 2014, cover price $100.00 | 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: 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 8, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this stimulating volume, Stephen M.

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