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Local Participatory Democracy by ulas bayraktar
Price: Free! Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The book aims at identifying the local contextual factors that determine the eventual democratic impact of new participatory mechanisms. For this purpose, the book undertakes a comparative analysis of two turkish cities where the impact of a common participatory initiative, the Local Agenda 21 Process, has been very significantly dissimilar.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa by Yves Sintomer
Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America by Roger Rothenberger
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(5.00 from 1 review)
Plutocracy is governance by the wealthy. America is not really a democracy but a plutocracy dominated by a powerful wealthy minority that serves itself first and best. This book offers a partial redesign of our government that really fixes in just the right way what’s really wrong with it, moving our nation beyond plutocracy to true democracy, honest government and a just society.
Power, Politics and Death by Olusegun Adeniyi
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Kachifo Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Filled with political intrigue and revealing anecdotes, Power, Politics, and Death chronicles the events and power struggles within the Nigerain government during President Yar'Adua's time in office, particularly in the final months leading up to his death. Readers also get the inside story on Yar'Adua himself: his successes, struggles and unfulfilled political dreams.
Scientific Method of Elections. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 125,620. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Dân Chủ Pháp Trị by Nguyễn Hữu Liêm
Price: Free! Words: 132,540. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 12, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Nguyễn Hữu Liêm DÂN CHỦ PHÁP TRỊ Luật Pháp, Công Lý, Tự Do và Trật Tự Xã Hội Copyright © 2012 by Nguyễn Hữu Liêm Kệ Sách eBook xuất bản – 2012 Smashwords Edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-9448-7 Bản in do BIỂN MỚI xuất bản VĂN NGHỆ phát hành. (C) 1992). San Jose, California, USA. Mọi trích dẫn xin vui lòng đề xuất xứ
Liberal Betrayal of America and the Tea Party Firestorm by William Davis Eaton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,670. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This book explains why liberals hate America, the enormous power of the Tea Party movement, and the many ways individual citizens citizens can act to revive the spirit and confidence of of a great nation under siege.
Peace-making Power-sharing. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
The first Canadian Citizens Assembly found out the best electoral reform, only to have the goal-posts moved against its adoption. Britain had half a dozen undemocratic voting methods, because only that one democratic method could work at all levels of government. The world anarchy of election systems are passed off as fashion statements. But progress in democracy wont go away.
Governance and Security as a Unitary Concept by Tom Rippon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
World leaders have not been able to find solutions to the growing problem of global insecurity associated with failed and failing states in many regions. "Governance and Security As A Unitary Concept" is the first compilation of contemporary commentaries, from 20 contributing authors on 6 continents, to examine governance and security together rather than as complementary yet separate entities.
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred by Gabriel Campher
Price: Free! Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In 2006, an employee of South Africa's Parliament was summarily fired, because he was a candidate in the municipal elections. This is the true story of his struggle to defend his political rights and that of Parliament’s 2000-plus employees. In the process he exposed the hypocrisy at the same Parliament that elected Mandela as the first black president of a post-Apartheid South Africa.
Improving Our Standard of Living: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Global Betterment by Wesley Krug
Price: Free! Words: 260,510. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book is about how to reduce poverty and improve global living standards. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, poverty, corruption, causes of the decline of the middle class, sustainable development, emerging technologies, and more. This isn't a textbook, but it's packed with evidence and easy to understand. This is for anyone who cares about how to solve the world's problems.
The Middle and Working Class Manifesto by Rev. Paul Bern
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 119,570. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
"The Middle and Working Class Manifesto" For the many who like to read leftist, politically subversive nonfiction, or who are fed up with the status quo, and particularly for those who think American government is broken beyond repair, this 470-page book will electrify and inspire you!
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant by Walt Kienia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Pretending Democracy by Afro-Middle East Centre
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
Will The GOP Steal America's 2012 Election? by Harvey Wasserman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,560. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Will the Republicans steal the 2012 election, as they did in 2000 and 2004? Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman lay out the likelihood in full detail.
Party Politics in Southeast Asia - Organization Money Influence by Wolfgang Sachsenroeder
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 130,690. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The first comparative study covering eight of the ten ASEAN countries. It provides a fresh look into organization and internal mechanisms of the main political parties, how they function on the ground, how they hold together, how their leadership systems work, including internal competition and candidate selection, campaign strategies and party finances, money politics and career opportunities.
The 29th Day: Changing Our Future by George Berry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,770. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In the 21st century, for the first time in history, the rate of change in our world is accelerating visibly. Problems are becoming crises too quickly; solutions are being implemented too slowly. It is frightening and angering us. This book explains what has happened and how we can develop and use individual personal power to take back control of our future.
Control, and The New World Order by Doug Beaulac Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Stargard Inc.. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Are you curious about the "Cuba Connection" or "New World Order"? a.k.a: Genus (Elitus) or the Bastard Rats thereof? They pose a serious and ever increasing threat to the well-being of man-kind’s freedom and prosperity. This problem requires the immediate attention of the world’s common folk...NOW!
Jobbik: A Better Hungary at the Cost of Europe - Threat from Ultra-Nationalist Party, Effect on European Union, Anti-Semitism, Far Right Parties in Eastern Europe, Fascism, Irredentism, Populism by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,870. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Jobbik, an ultra-nationalist party in Hungary, was founded in 2003. By 2010, this party had secured national parliamentary representation and sent three representatives to the European parliament. In its manifesto and public speeches, Jobbik has called for Hungary to leave the European Union and possibly the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Getting Screwed: A Layman's Guide to Political Strategy by Kevin Grant
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Think politicians are really looking out for your best interests? Think again! On the surface, politics might look like a necessary social function being performed for the benefit of the people. But underneath, it's a game being played solely for the benefit of the politicians and the people who own them. In Getting Screwed, Dr. Grant shows you -the pieces- how the game of politics is played.
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