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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 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!
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.