China And Democracy

Pub Date : 2014-06-11 | Author : Suisheng Zhao | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317721642
ISBN 13 : 1317721640

This timely collection brings together many well-known scholars to systematically explore China's current government and assess that transition toward democracy. The contributors s..

Princeton Readings In American Politics

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Richard M. Valelly | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691124728
ISBN 13 : 0691124728

Princeton Readings in American Politics offers an exciting and challenging new way to learn about American politics. It brings together political science that has stood the test of..

Resolving Community Conflicts And Problems

Pub Date : 2010-11-22 | Author : Roger A. Lohmann | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231525282
ISBN 13 : 0231525281

Public deliberation and group discussion can strengthen civil society, even when participants share a historical animosity. Recently, scholars have begun to study the dialogue that..

The Problem Of Political Authority

Pub Date : 2012-10-29 | Author : Michael Huemer | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137281661
ISBN 13 : 1137281669

The state is often ascribed a special sort of authority, one that obliges citizens to obey its commands and entitles the state to enforce those commands through threats of violence..

Democracy S Values

Pub Date : 1999-08-19 | Author : Ian Shapiro | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521643880
ISBN 13 : 9780521643887

Democracy has been a flawed hegemony since the fall of communism. Its flexibility, its commitment to equality of representation, and its recognition of the legitimacy of opposition..