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Todorov, Tzvetan - The Inner Enemies of Democracy, ebook

The Inner Enemies of Democracy

Todorov, Tzvetan


Todorov argues that certain democratic values have been distorted and pushed to an extreme that serves the interests of dominant states and powerful individuals. In the name of ‘democracy’ and ‘human rights’, the United States and some European countries have

Voltmer, Katrin - The Media in Transitional Democracies, ebook

The Media in Transitional Democracies

Voltmer, Katrin


In these transitions from authoritarian rule to a more democratic order, the media have played a key role both by facilitating, but frequently also inhibiting, democratic practices to take root. This book provides an accessible

Nordberg, Kenneth - Revolutionizing Economic and Democratic Systems, ebook

Revolutionizing Economic and Democratic Systems

Nordberg, Kenneth


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Reinventing the Third Way
Kenneth Nordberg
2. Revolutionising Economic and Democratic Systems
Kenneth Nordberg
3. The Case of Ostrobothnia
Kenneth Nordberg
4. Conclusions: Politics in the Post-Fordist Economy
Kenneth Nordberg
5. Attempts at Regional Mobilisation

Dovi, Suzanne - The Good Representative, ebook

The Good Representative

Dovi, Suzanne


In The Good Representative, Suzanne Dovi argues that democratic citizens should assess their representatives by their display of three virtues: they must be fair-minded, build critical trust, and be good gatekeepers. This important book provides standards for evaluating the democratic

Mizrahi, Shlomo - Public Policy and Performance Management in Democratic Systems, ebook

Public Policy and Performance Management in Democratic Systems

Mizrahi, Shlomo


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Shlomo Mizrahi
2. Performance Management in the Public Sector: The State of Art
Shlomo Mizrahi
3. Performance Management, Gaming, and Monitoring in Democratic Systems
Shlomo Mizrahi
4. Performance Management, Managerial Quality, and Government Performance: A Cross-Country

Weale, Albert - The Will of the People: A Modern Myth, ebook

The Will of the People: A Modern Myth

Weale, Albert


Democracies today are in the grip of a myth: the myth of the will of the people. Populist movements use the idea to challenge elected representatives. Politicians, content to invoke the will of the people, fail in their duty to make responsible and accountable…

Tormey, Simon - The End of Representative Politics, ebook

The End of Representative Politics

Tormey, Simon


Representative politics is in crisis.  Trust in politicians is at an all-time low. Fewer people are voting or joining political parties, and our interest in parliamentary politics is declining fast.  Even oppositional and radical parties that should…

Purcell, Mark - The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy, ebook

The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy

Purcell, Mark


Arguing that the hegemony of the neoliberal/capitalist nexus must be challenged if we are to address the proliferating challenges facing our world, this inspiring book explains how democracy can revive the political fortunes of the left. Explores issues…