The Presidency in the Twenty-first Century by Charles W. Dunn

By Charles W. Dunn

As the main well known determine of the U.S. executive, the president is less than consistent scrutiny from either his colleagues and the yank humans. questions on the correct position of the president were in particular popular within the media in the course of the present fiscal obstacle. The Presidency within the Twenty-first Century explores the expansion of presidential strength, investigating its social, political, and monetary influence on America's current and future.

Editor Charles W. Dunn and a workforce of the nation's top political scientists research numerous themes, from the hyperlink among campaigning and governing to tendencies in presidential verbal exchange with the general public. The publication discusses the position of the presidency in a central authority designed to require cooperation with Congress and the way this courting is additional advanced via the expectancies of the general public. a number of members take a better examine the Obama management in gentle of President George W. Bush's emphasis at the unitary govt, a governing type that is still hugely arguable. Dunn and his individuals offer readers with a radical research of a quickly altering political position, upsetting very important questions on the way forward for America's political system.

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The Demographic Struggle for Power: The Political Economy of by Milica Zarkovic Bookman

By Milica Zarkovic Bookman

The 20th-century demographic fight for strength interprets itself into an inter-ethnic warfare of numbers. This ebook deals feedback for structural adjustments inside of states to sever the hyperlink among ethnic dimension and tool, and hence do away with the explanation for the demographic fight for power.

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Visionary Pragmatism: Radical and Ecological Democracy in by Romand Coles

By Romand Coles

As neoliberal capitalism destroys democracy, commonwealth, and planetary ecology, the necessity for significantly rethinking and producing transformative responses to those catastrophes is larger than ever. provided that, Romand Coles offers an invigorating new mode of scholarship and political perform he calls "visionary pragmatism." Coles explores the profound interrelationships between daily micropractices of grassroots politics and pedagogy, institutional transformation, and political protest via polyfocal lenses of political and social conception, neuroscience examine, complicated structures concept, and narratives of his state-of-the-art motion study. Visionary Pragmatism bargains a thought of progressive cooptation that, partly, selectively employs practices and methods of the dominant order to considerably modify the coordinates of energy and hazard. Underscoring the capability, energy, and tool of rising democratic practices to alter the realm, Visionary Pragmatism's simultaneous theoretical rigor and grounding in real political and ecological practices provokes and conjures up new methods of cocreating wisdom and motion in darkish times. 
 

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THE MAKING OF INDIA: GAMECHANGING TRANSITIONS by Akhilesh Tilotia

By Akhilesh Tilotia

The Making of India chronicles the adventure of India's demographic dividend in the course of the different transitions occurring within the economic climate. The forces shaping India's task marketplace, its towns, its and agriculture and its equation with the remainder of the area come from anticipated and unforeseen areas heralding mammoth possibilities and demanding situations for voters, executive and investors.
Thought-provoking and incisive, this insightful quantity takes an in-depth examine the social, political and monetary transformation we're witnessing in India this present day, and units out to check the unforeseen, not easy yet profitable transitions that we as a state will endure within the years yet to come. it's the tale of India because it is being made – and even if you're an investor, citizen or govt consultant you're absolute to end up in lots of of those transitions.

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Beyond Ethnic Politics in Africa by Dominika Koter

By Dominika Koter

Why do ethnic politics emerge in a few ethnically assorted societies yet no longer others? targeting sub-Saharan Africa, Dominika Koter argues that the existing social buildings of a rustic play a crucial position in how politicians try and mobilize electorate. specifically, politicians ponder the energy of neighborhood leaders, resembling chiefs or spiritual dignitaries, who've traditionally performed an important function in lots of elements of rural Africa. neighborhood leaders can swap the electoral dynamics via assisting politicians safe votes between humans of alternative ethnicities. Ethnic politics therefore might be kept away from the place there are neighborhood leaders who can function credible electoral intermediaries among citizens and politicians. Koter indicates that there's frequent version within the status of neighborhood leaders throughout Africa, because of long term historic developments, which has intended that politicians have mobilized citizens in qualitatively alternative ways, leading to diverse degrees of ethnic politics around the continent.

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Mastering British Politics (Palgrave Master Series) by F.N. Forman,N.D.J. Baldwin

By F.N. Forman,N.D.J. Baldwin

Containing all of the info and research had to comprehend the British method of presidency and politics, Mastering British Politics is a vital textual content. This 5th version has been totally revised and up to date to mirror the result of and advancements because the 2005 normal Election.

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Election Attitude: How Internet Voting Leads to a Stronger by John Patrick

By John Patrick

the impending Presidential election should be pivotal in identifying our country’s destiny for years yet to come. The race is intensifying, yet our antiquated vote casting method will not be capable of correctly count number the entire votes. hundreds of thousands of army and different in a foreign country citizens can be depending on the postal procedure to vote, kind of like greater than a hundred years in the past. hundreds of thousands of votes in earlier elections went uncounted. the us ranks #31 out of the prime 34 built international locations in voter participation. one of many purposes for the low turnout is our outdated process for registration and vote casting. bodily going to a polling position is an quaint proposal to millennials.

Election perspective - How net vote casting results in a far better Democracy, is an eye-opening and thought-provoking booklet which explores how we sign in and vote in the United States. vote casting is usually performed without of date machines working old-fashioned software program. After the vote casting debacle of 2000, millions of vote casting jurisdictions throughout the United States changed their vote casting machines with the most recent know-how to be had. Now that apparatus is sort of 15 years previous. Many american citizens are asking why we can’t vote on the net. To his shock, Dr. John R. Patrick found anti-Internet balloting activists have confident political leaders and election officers the web isn't more than enough for vote casting. Election angle debunks this problem with a close yet effortless to learn dialogue approximately web safeguard, authentication, privateness, verifiability, and different demanding situations to on-line vote casting. Election angle paints a favorable imaginative and prescient for a way recommendations should be constructed to deliver vote casting into the trendy period. As he has proven in his previous books, internet perspective and future health angle, complicated difficulties should be addressed if definitely the right perspective is utilized.

After serving at the board of a neighborhood clinic, Dr. Patrick was once surprised to profit how slowly hospitals have been adopting new info know-how. He acknowledged, “I used to be appalled at how archaic health facility methods were—with paper, post-its, and clip forums all over the place. In early 2016, Patrick got interested within the American approach for registration and balloting. “In my examine for Election angle, i discovered the placement in American balloting much more archaic than in healthcare. I instantly notion there needs to be a fashion net expertise could make balloting simpler, elevate voter participation, and bring a better democracy.” In his examine, Patrick discovered there have been many hindrances to net vote casting. Politicians favor the established order. “When extra votes may suggest fewer incumbents being re-elected”, there isn't any political will to embody web balloting. regardless of the wonderful advances in net expertise that have made it attainable to belief the net with our funds and our own healthcare info, the elite staff of anti-Internet balloting activists actively foyer opposed to web vote casting. Election perspective demanding situations their reason and urges country by way of country and county through county pilots of net vote casting utilizing complex know-how comparable to blockchain and the cellular net with smartphones.

Election perspective contains a imaginative and prescient excited by shoppers who use the web for many elements in their lives – other than to vote. The imaginative and prescient intersects with the expectancies of millennials and new release Z americans. Our kingdom has one of many lowest charges of voter participation on the earth. Our democracy isn't really operating in addition to it might. Patrick says, “Internet vote casting will make it a lot stronger.”

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Hispanics and the U.S. Political System: Moving Into the by Chris Garcia,Gabriel Sanchez

By Chris Garcia,Gabriel Sanchez

because the Hispanic inhabitants within the U.S. grows, so too does its impact. the final election in 2000 marked an period of elevated impression and wisdom by means of Hispanics in politics either as citizens and politicians. whereas it really is transparent that Latinos are influencing and altering politics, the impression on politics within the U.S. continues to be now not transparent. Authored through prime student, F. Chris Garcia and Gabriel Sanchez, Hispanics and the U.S. Political method : entering into the Mainstream makes a speciality of the ancient, modern and destiny position of Hispanics within the United States.

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Für einen anderen Populismus: Ein Plädoyer (German Edition) by David Van Reybrouck,Arne Braun

By David Van Reybrouck,Arne Braun

David Van Reybrouck geht es um demokratische Partizipation. Alle Menschen müssen sich in Politik und Entscheidungsfindungen einbringen, deshalb: Mehr Populismus! Besserer Populismus!

Populismus gilt, gerade in Zeiten des zunehmenden Nationalismus, als negativer Begriff, doch in ganz Europa haben populistische Bewegungen starken Zulauf. David Van Reybrouck, selbst Historiker und Archäologe, sieht den Grund dafür in einer immer größeren Kluft zwischen Menschen mit akademischer Ausbildung und Menschen bildungsfernerer Schichten. Während die Riege der Akademiker durchaus die Vorteile der Globalisierung sieht und Toleranz für das Fremde fordert, verbinden Menschen in ungelernten Jobs und mit schlechterer Bezahlung mit dem Wort Globalisierung oft zuallererst Ängste, auch Konkurrenzängste.
In Regierungen sind Nichtakademiker oder die sogenannten einfachen Leute aber mittlerweile völlig unterrepräsentiert. Sie von demokratischen Entscheidungsprozessen auszugrenzen kann aber fatale Folgen haben und sie zu radikalen Positionen treiben.
Nach "Gegen Wahlen" legt Van Reybrouck erneut eine streitbare Schrift vor, die Demokratie und Regierungsbeteiligung für alle fordert: auch und gerade für diejenigen, die in medialen und gesellschaftlichen Debatten oft nicht zu Wort kommen und sich deshalb fatalerweise Parteien zuwenden, die populistisch den Nationalismus und rechtsradikale Bewegungen stärken. Van Reybroucks Plädoyer dagegen: Populismus nicht fürchten, sondern zur Stärkung der Demokratie nutzen!

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Korea-China Relations in History and Contemporary by Robert Kong Chan

By Robert Kong Chan

This e-book examines the complicated kin among Joseon Korea (1392–1910) and Ming/Qing China in historical past, and divulges their modern implications for the character of a China-dominated order in East Asia and the family members among China and the center powers within the zone. rather than hoping on the works that provide over-generalized conclusions in response to info drawn from secondary resources, this booklet offers a way more nuanced account of the Koreans’ adventure of handling their relatives with the good powers via studying the first-hand proof documented by means of the Joseon historiographers with regards to the main occasions in Joseon–Ming kin, Joseon’s reaction to strength transition from Ming to Qing, and Joseon–Qing family members. In East Asia this present day the place the center powers are dealing with the increase of China and a trilateral hindrance as a result of Sino–US contention within the zone, what heritage can let us know is of vital price to students, coverage advisers, and policymakers.

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