By Steve Feazel,Dr. Carol M. Swain
By Steve Feazel,Dr. Carol M. Swain
By Adam Przeworski,Susan C. Stokes,Bernard Manin
By Alan Rosenthal
Rosenthal brings jointly a life of study and adventure on nation legislative politics into one eminently readable volume—a dynamic, within view of the folk concerned, the politics that be successful, and the curiosity teams and lobbyists who suggest their factors. development on past paintings with new information and up to date interviews and observations, Rosenthal appears to be like on the method illustration works, americans’ severe view in their legislatures, the function of legislative leaders, the dynamics of executive-legislative relationships, in addition to norms and ethics. either a supplement and distinction to the policymaking technique on Capitol Hill, Engines of Democracy proves that nobody offers perception into kingdom legislators and their paintings the best way Alan Rosenthal can.
By Nicholas Buccola
The uncomplicated liberal democratic concept is that specific liberty is healthier secured through a democratic political order that treats all voters as equals ahead of the legislation and is ruled via the legislation, with its limits on how the country could deal with its electorate and on how voters might deal with each other. even though splendidly coherent in conception, those principles turn out complicated in real-world politics. The authors of this quantity strategy Lincoln because the embodiment of this paradox—“naturally antislavery” but unflinchingly dedicated to protecting proslavery legislation; defender of the typical guy yet afflicted through the excesses of democracy; dedicated to the assumption of equivalent ordinary rights but not able to visualize a harmonious, interracial democracy. contemplating Lincoln as he tried to see the which means and coherence of the liberal democratic undertaking in perform, those authors craft a profile of the sixteenth president's political inspiration from quite a few views and during a number of lenses. jointly their essays create the 1st fully-dimensional portrait of Abraham Lincoln as a political actor, expressing, addressing, and reframing the perennial questions of liberal democracy for his time and our own.
Table of Contents
Introduction, Nicholas Buccola
Part One. Lincoln and Democracy
1. Prosperity and Tyranny in Lincoln's Lyceum deal with, John Burt
2. Providentialism and Politics: Lincoln's moment Inaugural handle and the matter of Democracy, Michael Zuckert
Part . Lincoln and Liberty
3. Lincoln and the Ethics of Emancipation: Universalism, Nationalism, Exceptionalism, Dorothy Ross
4. What If sincere Abe used to be Telling the reality? typical Rights, Race, and Legalism within the Political considered Lincoln, Nicholas Buccola
Part 3. Lincoln and Equality
5. "The important part of the Republican Party": Antislavery, Nativism, and Lincoln, Bruce Levine
6. Lincoln's Competing Political Loyalties: Antislavery, Union, and the structure, Manisha Sinha
Part 4. Lincoln as a Liberal Democratic Statesman
7. 4 Roads to Emancipation: Lincoln, the legislation, and the Proclamation, Allen Guelzo
8. Lincoln's Kantian Republic
By Ted Becker,Richard A. Couto
The top solution to educate democracy has been the topic of an ongoing debate for 2,500 years. not like so much books approximately instructing democracy, this one spends extra time on how you can educate democracy than the what and why of educating democracy. It punctures the irony of educating democracy via lectures and enhanced lecturers. as a substitute, this ebook presents numerous illustrations for the educating of democracy in an experiential and egalitarian model. The creation provides a theoretical and analytical framework of democracy and democratic pedagogy. The six chapters disguise themes corresponding to structuring a democratic school room; democratic practices that empower scholars; challenge fixing and neighborhood carrier that make the study room a laboratory for democracy; and university-based courses of democratic choices that serve the group. The volume's remedy of neighborhood association, scholars as collaborators, own empowerment, the group of desire and reaction, and the democratic association expresses its choice for direct democratic participation.
By Andreas Gofas,Colin Hay
Despite the proliferation of ideational bills within the final decade or so, the controversy over the position of principles is still stuck up in a chain of disputes over the ontological foundations, epistemological prestige and functional pay-off of the (re)turn to ideational reasons. it truly is therefore unsurprising that there's nonetheless little readability approximately simply what kind of an procedure an ideational technique is and approximately what it is going to take to set up the type of fully-fledged ideational learn programme many appear to suppose has already been constructed.
The members during this quantity handle those dilemmas in varied yet engagingly complementary methods. They argue that what plagues so much makes an attempt to accord principles an explanatory position is the patience of the perennial dualities in political research. In intending to eschew the present trend for dualistic polemic, the current quantity unearths components of dualistic pondering within the ideational flip and assesses the effect of the patience of those perennial dualisms within the try to accord rules an explanatory role.
By Martin Wegner
By Neerja Singh
This ebook lines the debates round the notion of ‘Right and Right-wing Politics’ within the Indian political context.
Delineating the differing ideological positions held via Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Dr Rajendra Prasad and C. Rajagopalachari on the only hand and in their leftist/socialist detractors and rivals at the different, this e-book questions the validity of utilizing phrases comparable to ‘Rightist’ or ‘Leftist’ in line with Eurocentric notions with out figuring out the Indian context. It establishes the truth that those 3 Gandhian leaders didn't characterize conservative or reactionary forces. They, in truth, practised and promoted innovative principles of their imaginative and prescient of socio-economic reconstruction of the rustic. Being anti-imperialists to the middle, they stood for democratic and secular beliefs selling communal concord effectively.
This learn makes an attempt to relook on the categorization of ‘Right’ and ‘Left’ in our nationwide politics and stresses that history isn't really to be studied in the course of the prism of politics. it's as a lot a e-book for the students and researchers because it is for somebody drawn to Indian politics.
By Hiroshi Uchida
This groundbreaking assortment surveys present examine on Marx and Marxism from a number of views. atmosphere ahead an unconventional variety of questions for dialogue, the booklet develops key principles, akin to the speculation of background, controversies approximately justice and the newest textual scholarship on The German Ideology. Written by way of eastern students, the amount gives western readers a glimpse for the 1st time, of the result of a long time’ debates and dialogue.
Following the lengthy culture of jap curiosity in Marx, the e-book attracts at the dating among that and radical adjustments in neighborhood political context, in addition to the commercial and political improvement represented by way of Japan. Over the process the chapters, Marx is rescued from ‘orientalism’, evaluated as a socialist philosopher, revisited as a theorist of capitalist improvement and heralded as an important corrective to fashionable economics. Of specific curiosity are the most important scholarly revisions to the ‘standard’ old debts of Marx’s paintings at the Communist Manifesto, his dating to the modern theories of Louis Blanc and P.J. Proudhon, and new information regarding how he and Engels labored together.
This landmark paintings opens up a global of jap severe engagement and energetic scholarship that would attract someone drawn to Marx and Marxism.
By Andre Azevedo Alves,Jose Moreira