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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: 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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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. Referencing philosophical principles and the work of great Western thinkers, Krason then explores a variety of proposals that could forge a foundation for restoration. Acknowledging that any attempt to revive the Founders’ views on a democratic republic must start in the public sphere, Krason focuses on concerned citizens who are aware of the extent to which our current political structures deviate from the Founders’ vision and want to take action. Ultimately, a democratic republic can exist, be sustained, and flourish only when there is a deep commitment to it in the minds and norms of its people. Written by a foremost authority in the field of US Constitutional law, this book will appeal to those interested in American history, society, and politics.
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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

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By Teresa Maria Cierco (contributor)
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9780739166888 | Lexington Books, September 16, 2014, cover price $120.00

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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: ~  COMING AUGUST 25, 2014!  ~   This 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 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, August 25, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: ~  COMING AUGUST 25, 2014!

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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 James Robert 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, August 16, 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, August 16, 2014, cover price $26.95

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9780739188026 | Lexington Books, August 15, 2014, cover price $80.00

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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 $145.00 | 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: Tocqueville’s gifts as an observer and commentator on American life and democracy are brought to vivid life in this splendid volume. Alan Ryan brilliantly illuminates the observations of the French philosopher who first journeyed to the United States in 1831 and went on to catalog the unique features of the American social contract...read more
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9780871407047 | 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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By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore (editor), Karl Jackson (editor), Jae H. Ku (editor) and Joanne Westwood (editor)
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9781137397492 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 13, 2014, cover price $105.00

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9781137348852 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 22, 2014, cover price $95.00

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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. Salazar's intimate vantage point focuses on the striking case of a democracy won at the negotiating table and also won every day in public deliberation. This volume presents a full-scale rhetorical analysis of a democratic transformation in post-Cold War era, and provides a study of the demise of apartheid and post-apartheid from the standpoint of political and public rhetoric and communication. In doing so, it serves as a template for similar enquiries in the rhetorical study of emerging democracies. Intended for readers engaged in the study of political and public rhetoric with an interest in how democracy takes shape, An African Athens highlights South Africa as a test case for global democracy, for rhetoric, and for the relevance of rhetoric studies in a postmodern democracy.
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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 $45.95

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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 $135.00 | About this edition: The world has witnessed the creation of new democracies and the maturing of old ones.

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Product Description: 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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Product Description: Citizens, political theorists, and politicians alike insist that political or partisan motives get in the way of real democracy. Real democracy, we are convinced, is embodied by an ability to form collective judgments in the interest of the whole...read more
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9780739150627 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, October 18, 2012), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Citizens, political theorists, and politicians alike insist that political or partisan motives get in the way of real democracy.

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9780739197684 | Lexington Books, June 10, 2014, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Citizens, political theorists, and politicians alike insist that political or partisan motives get in the way of real democracy.

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Does the industrial development of a country entail the democratization of its political system? Malaysia in the World Economy examines this theme with regards to Malaysia in the period between 1824 and 2011. Capitalism was first introduced into Malaysia through colonialism specifically to supply Britain with much-needed raw materials for its industrial development. Aside from economic exploitation, colonial rule had also produced a highly unequal and socially distant multicultural society, whose multifaceted divisions kept the colonial rulers in supreme authority. After independence, Britain ensured that Malaysia became a staunch western ally by structuring in a capitalist system specifically helmed by western-educated elites through what appeared to be “formal” democratic institutions. In such a system, the Malaysian ruling elites have been able to “manage” the country’s democratic processes to its advantage as well as preempt or suppress serious internal challenges to its power, often in the name of national stability. As a result, an increasingly unpopular National Front political coalition has remained in power in the country since 1957. Meanwhile, Malaysia’s marginal position in the world economy, which has maintained its economic subordination to the developed countries of the west and Japan, has reproduced the internal social inequities inherited from colonial rule and channeled the largest returns of economic growths into the hands of the country’s foreign investors as well as local elites associated with the ruling machinery. Over the years however, the state has lost some of its political legitimacy in the face of widening social disparities, increased ethnic polarization, and prevalent corruption. This has been made possible by extensive exposures of these issues via new social media and communications technology. Hence, informational globalization may have begun to empower Malaysians in a new struggle for political reform, thereby reconfiguring the balance of power between the state and civil society. Unlike other past research, Malaysia in the World Economy combines both macro- and micro-theoretical approaches in critically analyzing the relationship between capitalist development and democratization in Malaysia within a comparative-historical and world-systemic context.
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9780739171967, titled "Malaysia in the World Economy (1824-2011): Capitalism, Ethnic Divisions, and "Managed" Democracy" | Lexington Books, June 14, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Does the industrial development of a country entail the democratization of its political system?

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9780739198018, titled "Malaysia in the World Economy (1824-2011): Capitalism, Ethnic Divisions, and "Managed" Democracy" | Lexington Books, July 10, 2014, cover price $44.99

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Politics of the European Union in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Between Conflict and Democracy, by Doga Ulas Eralp, evaluates the European Union's ability to transform the escalating political tensions at a period where the postconflict balance of the Dayton Peace Agreement is turning increasingly unsustainable. Eralp questions whether reforms integral to the EU membership process and existing European crisis management mechanisms can liberate Bosnian politics from the help of ethno-nationalism and plant the seeds for a successful liberal democracy.Eralp's text captures the tools and history of the EU's accession strategy for Bosnia-Herzegovina and the challenges of the Dayton system as two interrelated narratives, both exploring the realities of Bosnian politics and analyzing the overall quality of Bosnian democracy. Bosnia's consociational system, the role of the international community, and the intervention of the European Union are all put under the spotlight as the institutional and political factors behind Bosnia's stagnation. The text concludes with a discussion of factors that impact the effectiveness of the European Union as an important transformative actor in Bosnia.
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9780739149454 | Lexington Books, April 5, 2012, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Politics of the European Union in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Between Conflict and Democracy, by Doga Ulas Eralp, evaluates the European Union's ability to transform the escalating political tensions at a period where the postconflict balance of the Dayton Peace Agreement is turning increasingly unsustainable.

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9780739197349 | Lexington Books, June 10, 2014, cover price $34.99

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Product Description: Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalization of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralization of the government - an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place...read more
By Shinya Ishizaka (editor)
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9780415738675 | Routledge, June 24, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalization of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralization of the government - an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place.

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9781483007311, titled "Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 10, 2014), cover price $109.00

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British politician Daniel Hannan's Inventing Freedom is an ambitious account of the historical origin and spread of the principles that have made America great, and their role in creating a sphere of economic and political liberty that is as crucial as it is imperiled.According to Hannan, the ideas and institutions we consider essential to maintaining and preserving our freedoms—individual rights, private property, the rule of law, and the institutions of representative government—are the legacy of a very specific tradition that was born in England and that we Americans, along with other former British colonies, inherited. By the tenth century, England was a nation-state whose people were already starting to define themselves with reference to inherited common-law rights. The story of liberty is the story of how that model triumphed. How it was enshrined in a series of landmark victories—the Magna Carta, the English Civil War, the Glorious Revolution, the U.S. Constitution—and how it came to defeat every international rival.Today we see those ideas abandoned and scorned in the places where they once went unchallenged. Inventing Freedom is a chronicle of the success of Anglosphere exceptionalism. And it is offered at a time that may turn out to be the end of the age of political freedom.
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9780062231734 | Harpercollins, November 19, 2013, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: British politician Daniel Hannan's Inventing Freedom is an ambitious account of the historical origin and spread of the principles that have made America great, and their role in creating a sphere of economic and political liberty that is as crucial as it is imperiled.

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9780062231741 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, December 2, 2014), cover price $15.99

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9781483007328 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 10, 2014), cover price $29.95
9781483007335 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 10, 2014), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Citizen participation is a central component of democratic governance. As participatory schemes have grown in number and gained in social legitimacy over recent years, the research community has analyzed the virtues of participatory policies from several points of view, but usually giving focus to the most successful and well-known grass-roots cases...read more
By Yves Sintomer (editor)
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9781783480739 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 26, 2014, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Citizen participation is a central component of democratic governance.

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9781783480746 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 5, 2014, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Citizen participation is a central component of democratic governance.

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Product Description: Faced with declining social cohesion, more and more governments are trying to revitalise society by attempting to reconstruct local communities, civil society and citizenship. One way to do this is to share public responsibilities with organized citizens and third sector organisations...read more
By Bram Verschuere (editor)
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9781137351623 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 7, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Faced with declining social cohesion, more and more governments are trying to revitalise society by attempting to reconstruct local communities, civil society and citizenship.

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Product Description: For the Western world, the period from 1760 to 1800 was the great revolutionary era in which the outlines of the modern democratic state came into being. Here for the first time in one volume is R. R. Palmer's magisterial account of this incendiary age...read more
By David Armitage (foreword by)
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9780691161280 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: For the Western world, the period from 1760 to 1800 was the great revolutionary era in which the outlines of the modern democratic state came into being.

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