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The University and Democracy

The University and Democracy

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Published by University of Chicago .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL10192016M
ISBN 100226317005
ISBN 109780226317007

Focusing contemporary democratic theory on the neglected topic of punishment, Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury argues for increased civic engagement in criminal justice as an antidote to the American penal state. Albert W. Dzur considers how the jury, rather than merely expressing unreflective public opinion, may serve as a participatory institution that gathers and utilizes.   "In this new book, Nicolas Berggruen, the founder and chairman of the Berggruen Institute, and his co-founder, the WorldPost editor Nathan Gardels, are kicking the tires of democracy. The brainy duo take this opportunity to think about the system of government, what makes it work, how it fails, and whether it's still the best way to run the world.

Join the McCourtney Institute for Democracy for a discussion about the book and the state of democracy in the U.S. and around the world. Discussions will be led by Chris Beem, the Institute’s managing director. He taught an undergraduate seminar based on the book during the first half of the spring semester.   Experiments in Democracy offers a fascinating study of the role of scientific authority in deliberation about bioethical issues in the United States. Important for understanding bioethical debates and the contemporary politics of American democracy. Stephen Hilgartner, Department of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University.

Promoting Democracy in the s: Actors and Instruments, Issues and Imperatives Larry Diamond Report addressing the looming threats to world peace of intergroup violence and to advance new ideas for the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict. Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (A Journal of Democracy Book) Paperback – August 7, by Larry Diamond (Editor), Marc F. Plattner (Editor), Daniel Brumberg (Editor) & 0 more5/5(1).


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Thomas Bender, New York University "With extraordinary sweep and erudition, this book challenges the idea that a 'value-free' model of scientific objectivity fixed narrow limits to the moral and political imagination in U.S.

academic intellectual by: Demagoguery and Democracy is one of those rare books that is simultaneously approachable and complex, timely and timeless, and absolutely indispensable for understanding not just how to confront demagoguery, but also how to strengthen democracy.”—/5(32).

I am pleased to announce that the First Year Book is Demagoguery and Democracy, by Patricia Roberts-Miller, a professor of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin.

Each year we hope to select a book that encourages respectful and productive dialogue across the campus. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Originally published in This book examines whether Weber's approach has a greater humanizing value than has been conceded by his opponents and will attempt to demonstrate the humanistic mission of the University and its usefulness for youth and democracy.

Sign up. Originally published in This book examines whether Weber's approach has a greater humanizing value than has been conceded by his opponents and will attempt to demonstrate the humanistic mission of the University and its usefulness for youth and democracy. Lawrence Lessig, Harvard University "There is an urgency to the project of repairing America’s democracy.

This book is the most important contribution so far. Powerful, comprehensive and original, it gives every American hope and a map--which is all this democracy has ever needed.".

P1: KAE pre 8 Printer: cupusbw Janu Preface I dared not call this book by its true name: Democracy, Democratization, De-Democratization,unky,crankytitle would have driven too many readers away from the book’s visibly vital Size: 1MB. Ryszard Legutko is a professor of philosophy at Jagellonian University in Krakow, Poland, specializing in ancient philosophy and political theory.

His most recent book is on the philosophy of by: 4. Since its inception, the Journal of Democracy has served as the premier venue for scholarship on democratization. The newest volume in the acclaimed Journal of Democracy book series, Democracy: A Reader brings together the seminal works that have appeared in its pages in nearly twenty years of publication.

Democracy is in retreat around the world, giving renewed relevance and urgency to. Priase for Protest and Democracy: Essential reading for its original theoretical insights, its cross-regional comparative perspective, and its impressive scope.

—Kenneth M. Roberts, Director, Latin American Studies, Cornell University. Table of Contents. Table of Contents: The Political Consequences of Protest. Moisés Arce and Roberta Rice. An important and welcome entrant in democracy studies."—Josiah Ober, Stanford University "This significant book explains the origins and progression of democracy: why it thrived when it did, why it failed to appear in other circumstances, and where it is more likely to develop in the future.

'Tilly presents the book as the 'culmination and synthesis' (p. xii) of his democratisation work and its final pages contain a provocative challenge to those in the democratisation business.

those interested in promoting democracy should focus on supporting the three process-based developments he by: The Abolition of White Democracy is essential reading for all those seeking to realize the promise of democracy in America.

Noel Ignatiev, author of How the Irish Became White Olson’s compelling book packs both a theoretical and a political punch. The book Education, Justice, and Democracy, Edited by Danielle Allen and Rob Reich is published by University of Chicago Press. Education, Justice, and Democracy, Allen, Reich All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Education and Democracy: The Meaning of Alexander Meiklejohn, – is the first full biography of Alexander Meiklejohn written by Adam R.

Nelson and published by the University of Wisconsin Press in The title is not a complete biography but draws from five archives to show Meiklejohn through his own hed: (University of Wisconsin Press). Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

Larry Diamond is senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, where he directs the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. Marc F. Plattner is vice president for research and.

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With its strong narrative, this original book required me to turn the historical frame upside down and look at issues in a new way."—F. Russell Hittinger, University of Tulsa.

Our representative type of democracy is a relatively late arrival on the political scene. Arblaster finds the core of the idea of democracy in the notion of popular power, and in the second half of his book he explores the meaning of this concept and the problems it creates. Torture and Democracy will become a reference for anyone who wants to understand torture.

Darius Rejali is to be congratulated."—Martha Huggins, Tulane University "Torture and Democracy is a provocative, state-of-the-art consideration of what Rejali calls 'stealth' or 'clean' torture. He makes a powerful case that democracies tend to be.

This intensely interesting—and troubling—book is the product of a lifetime of reflection and study of democracy. In it, John Lukacs addresses the questions of how our democracy has changed and why we have become vulnerable to the shallowest possible demagoguery.Honeybee Democracy offers practical lessons told through vivid language."—Jeffrey D.

Schall, E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience, Vanderbilt University "Honeybee Democracy is a sheer delight. Seeley, a superb scientist and a gifted communicator, shares fascinating learning and lessons from his splendid work with these remarkable insects.