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Local Participatory Democracy
By ulas bayraktar
Price: Free! Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: 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.
Vote Your Ass Off
By Bradley Bright
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is a humorous, tongue-in-cheek, hard-hitting commentary of political facts delivered in a comedic viewpoint to the masses.
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. Category: 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.
OBAMA; Liar and Thief in Chief
By Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How the President of the United States used the FBI to attack a private company for no other reasons than it was not unionized, and the management game money to his political opponent.
Democracy: A Proposal For a New Constitution For the United States
By Brian Rush
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A proposal to cut through the corrupting influence of campaign donations and corporate money on the U.S. government with a new Constitution that would make such corruption literally impossible.
March like an Egyptian
By Rajesh Soundararajan
Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
(5.00 from 1 review)
This one-song book is dedicated to the freedom movement and inspired by my favorite Bangles song - Walk like an Egyptian
Culture narcissique et politique
By Lundi
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: French. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Les neuf critères du narcissisme. Comment Narcisse fait-il de la politique ? Sommes-nous une société narcissique ? Le règne de « Super Narcisse » : « mensonge insolent », « perversité narcissique » et stérilisation du débat politique.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy
By Elizabeth Langley
Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A compelling interdisciplinary look into American well-being, our connection to the land, the role of information, and the need for feminine insight. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through the narrative of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors and balance between individual pursuits and community building.
The Desperate American: a manifesto
By Bernadette Greene
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
(3.00 from 1 review)
Discusses the decline of America and her citizens and how to put ourselves and our country back together. Explains the problems with the "Right-wing nut jobs" & "Liberal weenies" and how the average American must deal with the politicians, illegal immigrants, minorities, homosexuals and each other by taking personal responsibility.
Justice--Liberty or Equality
By Total Health Publications
Price: Free! Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Revolutionaries generally emphasize equality. The citizens believe they are equal to the kings and the cardinals. As America’s Declaration of Independence stated “All men are created equal.” But after the revolution the constitutions written almost universally emphasize liberty–– the freedom to vote, to stand equally before the law and possibly for equality of opportunity.
The King here is the people—Demokratia
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Participation and Condorcet Criterion Compatibility
By Nicholas Buckner
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A flawed paper I'm keeping here for historical purposes. I tried show errors in Herve Moulin's original proof that the Participation and Condorcet Criterions are incompatible, while trying to use a logical proof to show compatibility.
СОНГУУЛЬД САНАЛ АВТОМАТААР ТООЛОХОД ЗАЙЛШГҮЙ АНХААРАХ АСУУДЛУУД
By Open Society Forum
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: Russian. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Сонгуулийн саналыг автоматаар тоолоход зайлшгүй анхаарах асуудлуудыг хөндөж тавьсан болно.
Le clivage français
By Lundi
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: French. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Qu'est-ce que le clivage ? Quelques exemples de clivage. À quoi sert le clivage ? Quels sont ses inconvénients ? Pourquoi la France se complait-elle dans le clivage ?
“¿Perdone, ...? – ¡deneí! ¡deneí! ”
By Ana Hernández Vila
Price: Free! Words: 9,110. Language: Spanish. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
¿Qué hay para hoy? Nunca sabes qué. Siempre una sorpresa. A veces hace bien. Otras no tanto. Pero cuando la sorpresa invade de forma opresora y no deja espacio para el ser y el vivir, es decir, cuando la sorpresa no es casual ni trae buenaventura, cuando está regida por la envidia, el odio, la ignorancia, la avaricia y la codicia, deja de ser sorpresa y se transforma en alarma. Y entonces, ...
Inner-directed et other-directed
By Lundi
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
A travers plusieurs exemples (pour qui voter ?,guerre civile, informations prématurées, crise des subprimes), Patrice Ranjard montre comment des individus ou des dirigeants inner ou other-directed vont réagir de façon totalement différente alors qu'ils disposent, au départ, des mêmes informations.
Buckner Voting Method
By Nicholas Buckner
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is a proposal for a voting method like STV or Schulze, but better. Some criticisms are answered. Source code for a program that recognizes but doesn't decide between ties is included.
Quatre priorités pour 2012
By Lundi
You set the price! Words: 1,260. Language: French. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Quel est l'enjeu de la campagne présidentielle ? Quelles sont les priorités pour la France et les Français ? Priorité n° 1 : l'école primaire, le niveau de maîtrise de la langue écrite et des mathématiques élémentaires. Pourquoi cette priorité ? Quel est l'état des lieux ? Comment améliorer le niveau ? Quelles sont les conséquences sur les autres volets de l'action de l'État ?
Let Us Heed Good Advice
By James Kemoli Amata
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you don’t support wisdom and peace initiatives DON’T READ THIS BOOK! The 4 March General Elections are here. We all want peace. No one wants a repeat of what happened in 2007/2008. Wrong choices will mean no development, poverty and endless exploitation. Do not allow moneybags to cheat you. Elect with your future in mind.
Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens can change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns
By Lucy Burns
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A booklet about how people use the ballot initiative process at the local level.