Category: Elections Political Process

Download E-books Comparative Political Finance in the 1980s (Advances in Political Science) PDF

This publication issues the financing of politics, political events, applicants and elections in 11 nations. It comprises case stories of person international locations, quite a few country-by-country comparisons, and a conceptual framework permitting the reader to appreciate the context of monetary resources and implications of investment resources. all of the chapters display the issues universal to democracies looking to keep an eye on makes use of and abuses of cash in politics in pluralistic societies during which there are lots of openings for political disbursements; many current topics emphasizing sorts of public investment (alternatively known as nation reduction in a few nations) during which governments support events or applicants to subsist and compete. Professor Alexander has assembled a unique overseas crew of participants to give this primary significant appraisal of this type of important element of democratic perform for almost 20 years.

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Download E-books The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies PDF

Even sooner than its finances hindrance and remember election, California held a distinct place within the usa. usually lauded as having the 5th greatest economic system on the earth, California leads the kingdom in different measures besides, relatively cultural and political developments. yet have been it an self sufficient kingdom, it can have one of many world's most original democracies. within the California Republic Brian P. Janiskee and Ken Masugi collect a various staff of members to make clear the revolutionary nature of California executive. as well as thorough remedy of perennial matters like affirmative motion, gun regulate, and schooling, the paintings is going open air the traditional figuring out of political matters to ascertain such issues because the Hollywood western, the digital media, and California's progressive founding. consequently, the individuals contain not just political scientists and historians, yet reporters and political activists to boot. the result's a transparent exploration of the evolution of innovative govt in California and its modern coverage effects.

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Download E-books Der Schutz der Demokratie in Deutschland und Frankreich: Ein Vergleich des Umgangs mit politischem Extremismus vor dem Hintergrund der europäischen Integration (German Edition) PDF

By Isabelle Canu

Zusammenfassend gibt es zwei Bewertungen des Extremismus: Einerseits die eher normative Grundhaltung, die den Extremismusbegriff akzeptiert als Bezeichnung ftlr konzeptionelle Gemeinsamkeiten zwischen Extremismen von hyperlinks und von Rechts. Zu dieser Auffassung bekennen sich die meisten deutschen Extremismusforscher, das Bundesinnenministerium und das Bun desamt fur Verfassungsschutz. Andererseits die eher linke place betont die historisch begrundete Brisanz des Extremismus von Rechts und bestreitet die Gleichstellung von rechten und linken Erscheinungsformen. Obwohl in weiten Teilen der Politikwissenschaft eine Scheu davor besteht, den Begriff "Extremismus" zu verwenden, u. a. weil er oft missbraucht wird, soll er hier als Oberbegriff fur unterschiedliche politische Ideen und Bewegungen gelten, die wesentliche Denk- und Strukturgemeinsamkeiten aufweisen und den demokratischen Verfassungsstaat gewalttatig oder mit legalen Mitteln besei tigen wollen. Angesichts der Unterschiede, die nationwide, aber noch mehr in einem internationalen Vergleich aufkommen, erscheint es sinnvoll, der Exi stenz der einzelnen Stromungen gerecht zu werden, indem zwischen ihnen differenziert wird. Um dieser Differenzierung Genuge zu tun, sollen die Ausdrucke "Extremismen" oder "extremistische Bestrebungen" verwendet werden. Zusammenfassend wird in Abbildung three die Pluralitat der Extremis males in einem zweidimensionalen Schema dargestellt. Abbildung three: Zweidimensionale Darstellung des politischen Spektrums Extremistisch Extremismen hyperlinks Rechts Demokratisch forty nine 2 examine des Gefahrenpotentials und der Tragweite der Extremismus-Thematik Bei der Extremismusdefinition scheint die eigene vorwissenschaftliche ideo logische place die Ergebnisse mehr zu determinieren als der untersuchte Gegenstand

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Download E-books Strategic Influence in Legislative Lobbying: Context, Targets, and Tactics PDF

This booklet offers a nuanced photograph of the way governmental advocates advance their lobbying recommendations. via in-depth research of context particular facts from surveys of and interviews with California lobbyists, the writer explores how context, objectives, and strategies engage as lobbyists attempt to effect legislative determination making.

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Download E-books Die 68er Bewegung: Deutschland, Westeuropa, USA (Beck'sche Reihe) (German Edition) PDF

Berkeley, Berlin, Rom, Paris – dieses Buch bietet einen prägnanten Überblick über den Aufstieg, die Ziele und den Zerfall der 68er Bewegung, deren Aktionen auf dem Weg in eine „andere“ Gesellschaft bis heute Debatten über ihre Wirkungen und ihre historische Rolle provozieren.

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Download E-books Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans PDF

By David Niose

Today, one in 5 american citizens are nonbelievers―a swiftly starting to be crew at a time whilst conventional Christian church buildings are dwindling in numbers. nonetheless we see nearly none of them overtly serving in elected workplace, whereas Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, etc proceed to loudly proclaim the falsehood of the United States as a Christian state. In Nonbeliever Nation, best secular suggest David Niose demands nonreligious american citizens from all backgrounds to step out of the shadows and sign their competition to the long-dominant spiritual correct. Exploring the entire hot-button matters that divide the country―from homosexual marriage to schooling coverage to contentious church-state battles―he indicates how Secular Americans―a team comprised not only of atheists and agnostics, yet lapsed Catholics, secular Jews, and thousands of others who've walked clear of prepared religion―are mobilizing and forming teams everywhere in the state (even atheist golf equipment in Bible-belt excessive faculties) to problem the exaltation of faith in American politics and public lifestyles. this can be a well timed and demanding examine a starting to be demographic that's flexing its muscular tissues for the 1st time.

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Download E-books Culture and Politics in Indonesia PDF

By Claire Holt

In those reviews, students from the us and Indonesia establish the various cultural roots of Indonesian political habit. The authors, representing the fields of anthropology, background, and political technological know-how, discover the ways that conventional associations, ideals, values, and ethnic origins have an effect on notions of energy and uprising, impact political get together affiliations, and create new modes of cultural expression. utilizing diverse yet modern ways, the authors convey what should be realized approximately Indonesia via use of the Western thoughts of "culture" and "politics." Professors Lev, Liddle, and Sartono illustrate how a lot might be received from offering Indonesian lifestyles in Western phrases, whereas Professors Abdullah and Anderson distinction Indonesian and Western principles. In an Afterword, Clifford Geertz displays at the questions raised in those essays by means of discussing the demanding relationships among Indonesian political associations and the cultural framework during which they exist. CLAIRE HOLT used to be, till her loss of life in 1970, Senior learn affiliate of the fashionable Indonesia venture, Cornell collage. In Indonesia she served as assistant to the past due Dr. W.F. Stutterheim, the famous archaeologist and cultural historian. She lectured commonly in Europe, the some distance East, and the U.S. on Indonesian tradition, and labored as a researcher and coaching expert for the USA division of kingdom.

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Download E-books Be Your Own Lobbyist: How to Give Your Small Business Big Clout with State and Local Government PDF

This ebook is the businessperson's consultant to influencing govt judgements with no incurring the price of a qualified lobbyist, at a time whilst these judgements are, more and more, a key to survival.

• Real-world advocacy examples

• Tip sheets, together with "How to paintings a Public Meeting," "Setting expectancies in your Lobbying Effort," and "Don't Waste Your Money"

• "For instance" sidebars, resembling "Time-Wasters and Turnoffs" and "The five greatest blunders"

• "You try out It" exercises

• version advocacy fabrics, together with letters, emails, scripts, testimony, press releases, and more

• pattern legislation, rules, and forms

• A "Learn the Language" word list interpreting the various key jargon utilized in neighborhood and country government

• source courses for small companies looking executive contracts

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Download E-books The Impact of Hitler: British Politics and British Policy, 1933-1940 (Phoenix Book; P747) PDF

By Maurice Cowling

In his publication, Mr Cowling describes the connection among British celebration politics and the behavior of British overseas coverage among Hitler's arrival in place of work in 1933 and Chamberlain's resignation in might 1940. He units British coverage within the context of ecu, Imperial, League, nationwide and isolational sentiments and takes account of the strategic and monetary boundaries during which judgements have been made. He indicates how a long way top ministers, international secretaries and the cupboard answered to parliamentary feedback, and argues that, from mid-1936 onwards, international coverage and the customers of the get together method have been so in detail attached that neither may be understood in isolation from the opposite.

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