Books tagged: participatory democracy

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Local Participatory Democracy
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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.
Seeds of Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
This four-part essay plunges into the greatest dilemma of our age: Humanity's very survival. It's my contention that not only do we have the ability to survive and thrive on our planet, we also have the will and adaptability. I see four main areas of improvement and reason for hope that have sprung up in my lifetime, and I believe that they will bear the ultimate fruit for us: Long-term survival.
The Bard From The Sea
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Series: Memorable Verse, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The poem ends with the bard urging us to demand participatory democracy from our increasingly authoritarian governments, and begins with the end of the only true golden age our world has seen - the time before civilization's scourges began to afflict humanity with seemingly endless suffering. Civilization has been a catastrophe, all propaganda and wishful thinking aside, and it needs a re-think.
Autumn in the Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Autumn reminds me of sleep - not of death. We awake with new awareness, full of hope and bursting with life when springtime arrives. There's no need to mourn the world when autumn arrives - hope is eternal. Can we find the wherewithal to survive in a crowded world with finite resources? I say yes, but the changes need to come from within, not just in governance. Liberty is essential. 1500 words.