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Here are a list of books that are highly recommended by Democracy Matters staff. They range in topics specific to money in politics, to grassroots organizing, to citizenship and democracy. Please send other book suggestions to Joan Mandle and we will add it to the list. America Compromised by Lawrence Lessig Buy Change Elections to Change [ ]. And Peter Kellner looks at the best books on British democracy. John Kampfner of the Index on Censorship chooses his best books on freedom and Marko Rakar, a professional political campaign manager, chooses his best books on how to win elections. The best books on Ancient Greece, recommended by Christopher Pelling. Read. 1. Democracy Books Showing of 2, How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future (Hardcover) by. Steven Levitsky (shelved 39 times as democracy) avg rating — 12, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. Saving Democracy presents a bold yet practical plan for reinventing American democracy for the twenty-first century. The book diagnoses contemporary political ills as symptoms of corruption in our large republic and develops a new understanding of representative s: 2.
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. This essential book shows that the stakes couldn’t be higher and that, unless we radically alter our course, democracy will join feudalism, supreme monarchies and communism as just another political experiment that quietly disappeared. 3. Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. The book talks about something many children don’t always recognize- the government works for the people! The book begins by talking about government workers, then moves through explanations of our local and national governments, thus providing young people an exemplary overview about how our government is designed to function. Two important new books on democracy, expertise, and public ignorance. By. Ilya Somin. Ilya Somin His book is an excellent discussion .
The Democracy Sourcebook offers a collection of classic writings and contemporary scholarship on democracy, creating a book that can be used by undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of courses, including American politics, international relations, comparative politics, and political philosophy. The editors have chosen substantial excerpts from the essential theorists of the. Going beyond democratic theory, March and Olsen draw on social science to examine how political institutions create and sustain democratic solidarity, identities, capabilities, accounts, and adaptiveness; how they can maintain and elaborate democratic values and beliefs - and how governance might be made honorable, just, and : James G. March. On November 5, the Governance Studies and Foreign Policy programs hosted a release event for The Democracy Playbook," a new report by Brookings Date: democracy, as it empowers political groups to raise money for their causes by appealing directly to like-minded citizens. However, today, as in the past, the most common form of democracy, whether for a town of 50, or a nation of 50 million, is representative democracy, in which citizens Some local jurisdictions in the United States.