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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.
1914-2014: Van Loopgraven naar Republiek by Gerolf Annemans
Price: Free! Words: 69,230. Language: Dutch. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
Het zopas verschenen boek van Vlaams Belang-voorzitter Gerolf Annemans, waarin het project van de Vlaamse ontvoogding wordt scherp gesteld
Democracy Lost And Regained by Bill Whitehouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
'Democracy Lost and Regained' explores various facets of the history, principles, and philosophies which went into forging the United States Constitution. Much of democracy has been lost through the problematic way in which, among other things, the Tenth Amendment has been understood. However, what has been lost can be regained, and this book outlines a way of restoring democracy peacefully.
99 Obama Blogs by Will Clark
Price: Free! Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(1.00 from 1 review)
Sadly for the world, his words came true. On November 21, 2007, Barack Obama said, “I truly believe that the day I'm inaugurated, not only the country looks at itself differently, but the world looks at America differently. If I'm reaching out to the Muslim world they understand that I've lived in a Muslim country and I may be a Christian, but I also understand their point of view.”
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
Winning Political Campaigns: A Comprehensive Guide to Electoral Success, Third Edition by William S. Bike
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Central Park Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A comprehensive handbook for planning, organizing and executing a successful campaign for elective office. Written in an easy-to-use format, the book is designed for both novice campaigners and experienced workers. Covers everything from advertising to building alliances, proper business practices, campaign literature, candidate behavior, media, voter contact, fundraising strategy and more.
Troublesome Country by James Hufferd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2012 by James Hufferd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » American
Americans agree overwhelmingly with and take vigorous pride in a limited number of familiar, cogent propositions inherited from our Revolutionary/founding era that define our country and comprise the tenets of the unofficial American national creed. Troublesome Country presents an unflinching evaluation of America’s history and the stupendous failure to practice our sterling ideals.
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.
The Lords of Seduction by Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,280. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
THE controversal political expose of the 21st century as President Barack H Obama and his cronies are placed under a microscope by Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough, author of best seller "The Oath."
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.
Muerte de una República by Eduardo Enríquez
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: Spanish. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
El libro narra cómo el gobierno de Daniel Ortega, que llega al poder al ganar las elecciones de noviembre de 2006 en Nicaragua con solo el 38 por ciento de los votos de los nicaragüenses se encarga de instaurar un régimen absolutista, en muchos casos valiéndose de la debilidad de las instituciones democráticas. El libro recorre "el primer período orteguista" que para efectos de la obra abarca de 2
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.
Promoting Democracy for Creating a Better and Peaceful World: Regional, National and Local Perspectives by Global Policy
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This edited volume describes various impediments to democracy at the regional, national and local level, and offers ideas for successfully promoting democracy to achieve the fundamental goal of creating a better and peaceful world
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.
The Year Past/The Year Ahead: The Editors and Writers of techPresident on 2011/12 by Micah L. Sifry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Personal Democracy Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
As you read through this compilation of the best of techPresident from 2011, as well as the prognostications of thirty of our smartest friends and fellow travelers as they look at the year ahead, you can't help but be affected by just how much took place in 2011, and how hyper-empowered, hyper-networked people everywhere are the engine of this increased velocity of activity and tumult.
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