By Mostafa Rejai

Designed for lecture room use, this ebook develops a framework for the comparative research of political ideologies and examines the main admired political ideologies of contemporary time. This revised variation has been enlarged to incorporate feminism and environmentalism.

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By Marina Costa Lobo, John Curtis

Personality Politics? assesses the position that citizens' perceptions and reviews of leaders play in democratic elections. The e-book provides facts from an array of nations with assorted ancient and institutional contexts, and employs leading edge methodologies to figure out the significance of leaders in democracies worldwide.

Addressing such questions as 'Where do leaders results come from?', 'In which institutional contexts are chief results extra important?' and, 'To which types of electorate are leaders a extra well known issue for vote casting behaviour?', the authors search to figure out even if the jobs leaders play complements or damages the electoral method, and what effect this has at the caliber of democracy in electoral democracies this day.

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By Juliet Lodge (eds.)

The 2004 election of the eu Parliament marks whatever of a defining aspect within the historical past of eu integration. The 2004 elections appeared at the same time mundane and an authorized characteristic of a sui generis procedure, now permitted as a polity in its personal correct, area of a century in the past had obvious politicians fiercely disputing the knowledge and desirability of the folks at once electing a ecu Parliament at all.

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By Matt Taibbi

Dispatches from the 2016 election that offer an eerily prescient tackle our democracy's doubtful destiny, by means of the country's so much perceptive and fearless political journalist.
The 2016 presidential contest as advised via Matt Taibbi, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic end, is actually the tale of Western civilization's own educate destroy. Years sooner than the clown automobile of applicants was once totally loaded, Taibbi grasped the basic topics of the tale: the ability of spectacle over substance, or perhaps fact; the absence of a shared truth; the nihilistic uprising of the white operating type; the loss of life of the political institution; and the emergence of a brand new, specific type of white nationalism that may spoil what was once left of the Kingian dream of a profitable pluralistic society.
Taibbi captures, with dead-on, real-time research, the disasters of the best and the left, from the thwarted Bernie Sanders insurgency to the incorrect and aimless Hillary...

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By Tom Flanagan

In 5 years, Stephen Harper went from inner most citizen to top minister of Canada. Tom Flanagan was once his leader crusade organizer for many of that interval. In "Harper's Team", Flanagan tells the tale of Harper's upward thrust to strength - how a small team of fellow workers, with little event in nationwide politics, remodeled themselves into the disciplined, expert crusade staff that introduced down Paul Martin and the Liberals. Harper's group fought 4 campaigns in 5 years: management races and nationwide elections. via trial and mistake - and backbone - they discovered to mix the Reform Party's power in grassroots politics with the revolutionary Conservative services in ads and media family, whereas concurrently adopting the most recent advances in details and communications know-how. "Harper's Team" is an extraordinary insider's view of the way political campaigns are deliberate, geared up, controlled, and paid for. Combining 40 years of expertise as an educational political scientist with 5 years of organizational paintings for Stephen Harper, Tom Flanagan bargains a distinct standpoint on the right way to win strength in Canada.

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By Brennan Center Task Force on Voting Security, Lawrence D. Norden, Eric L. Lazarus

The Brennan heart at NYU convened a high-level job strength of vote casting specialists from executive, academia, and company to systematically examine numerous threats to balloting applied sciences which are regular around the kingdom at the present time. This publication bargains particular treatments and countermeasures to spot and safeguard democratic elections from frequent fraud and sabotage.

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By L. Sandy Maisel, Darrell M. West, Brett M. Clifton

For a few years, electorate and educational observers were disappointed with American campaigns. modern races are noticeable as too adverse, too superficial, and too unfair or deceptive. in line with those proceedings, numerous reform companies have designated hundreds of thousands of greenbacks to enhance the location. This publication seeks to guage no matter if those actions have more desirable the extent of crusade discourse and behavior in U.S. residence and Senate campaigns and argues that whereas person reform efforts have accomplished a few of their said ambitions, the general influence of those reform efforts has been disappointing. a special method of crusade behavior and political discourse in American elections is obviously referred to as for if more desirable campaigning is the aim.

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By Costas Panagopoulos, James Druckman, Martin Kifer, Michael Parkin, Kevin Pirch, Professor Vassia Gueorguieva, Professor Allison Slotnick, Professor Sandra Suârez, Professor Steffen Albrecht, Professor Maren Lnbcke, Professor Rasco Hartig-Perschke, Profess

Of the various groundbreaking advancements within the 2008 presidential election, crucial could be using the web. In Politicking on-line participants explorethe impression of expertise for electioneering reasons, from working campaigns andincreasing illustration to finally strengthening democracy. The e-book finds how social networking websites similar to MySpace and fb are utilized in campaigns alongside withe-mail, SMS textual content messaging, and cellphones to aid tell, goal, mobilize, and converse with voters.While the net could have remodeled the panorama of recent political campaigns during the global, Costas Panagopoulos reminds readers that officers and crusade employees have to adapt to altering conditions, be aware of the bounds in their tools, and mix new applied sciences with extra conventional ideas to accomplish an total stability.

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