Democracy in Brief
by George Clack
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2007
Number of pages: 62
Democracy in Brief gives a concise account of the intellectual origins, history, and basic values of democratic systems of government. The book touches on topics such as rights and responsibilities of citizens, free and fair elections, the rule of law, the role of a written constitution, separation of powers, a free media, the role of parties and interest groups, military-civilian relations and democratic culture.
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by Niccolo Machiavelli - Antonio Blado d'Asola
Shorter than most classic works, and more accessible to current readers because of their familiarity with politics, this work yields benefits to all who read, and critically examine the precepts it explains. A must-read classic of world literature.
by Kristen R. Monroe - University of California Press
How can we best understand the major debates and recent movements in contemporary empirical political theory? In this volume, the contributors present their views of the central core, methodologies and development of empirical political science.
by Jenny Stewart - ANU Press
In this monograph, Stewart maps out the principal approaches used by governments to consult with and engage affected communities of interest. Stewart critically assesses the available literature and draws upon the experiences of political actors ...
by Paul deLespinasse - Global Text Project
The goal of this text is to to describe and analyze a wide range of political phenomena and issues. It is an invitation for the student to think creatively, to join in the continual rethinking of political issues that is a prerequisite of progress.