the year of voting dangerously

Book Title : The Year of Voting Dangerously
Author : Maureen Dowd
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release Date : 2016-09-13
Pages : 464
ISBN : 9781455539246
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Maureen Dowd's incendiary takes and takedowns from 2016--the most bizarre, disruptive and divisive Presidential race in modern history. Trapped between two candidates with the highest recorded unfavorables, Americans are plunged into The Year of Voting Dangerously. In this perilous and shocking campaign season, The New York Times columnist traces the psychologies and pathologies in one of the nastiest and most significant battles of the sexes ever. Dowd has covered Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton since the '90s. She was with the real estate mogul when he shyly approached his first Presidential rope line in 1999, and she won a Pulitzer prize that same year for her penetrating columns on the Clinton impeachment follies. Like her bestsellers, Bushworld and Are Men Necessary?, THE YEAR OF VOTING DANGEROUSLY will feature Dowd's trademark cocktail of wry humor and acerbic analysis in dispatches from the political madhouse. If America is on the escalator to hell, then THE YEAR OF VOTING DANGEROUSLY is the perfect guide for this surreal, insane ride.

Book Title : Electoral Systems and Democracy
Author : Larry Diamond
Publisher : JHU Press
Release Date : 2006-07-24
Pages : 245
ISBN : 0801884756
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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As the number of democracies has increased around the world, a heated debate has emerged among political scientists about which system best promotes the consolidation of democracy. This book compares the experiences of diverse countries, from Latin America to southern Africa, from Uruguay, Japan, and Taiwan to Israel, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

Book Title : Party Politics and Democratization in Indonesia
Author : Dirk Tomsa
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2008-09-03
Pages : 288
ISBN : 9781134045754
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Party Politics and Democratization in Indonesia: Golkar in the Post-Suharto Era provides the first in-depth analysis of contemporary Indonesian party politics and the first systematic explanation why Golkar is still the strongest party in Indonesia. Applying a multi-dimensional conceptual framework of party institutionalization theory, the book examines Golkar’s organizational infrastructure, its decisional autonomy and programmatic platform as well as the party’s relations to the mass media. Strengths and weaknesses in the individual dimensions of institutionalization are then contrasted with the corresponding levels of institutionalization reached by Indonesia’s other major parties. Tomsa argues that Golkar remains Indonesia’s strongest party because it is better institutionalized than its electoral competitors. However, while highlighting the former regime party’s strengths in key aspects of party institutionalization, he also shows that Golkar also has some considerable institutional weaknesses which in 2004 prevented the party from achieving an even better result in the general election As an empirical study on Golkar, and Indonesia's other major political parties, this book will be of huge interest to students and scholars of Southeast Asian politics, political parties and elections and democratization.

Book Title : The Year of Dreaming Dangerously
Author : Slavoj Zizek
Publisher : Verso Books
Release Date : 2012-10-09
Pages : 142
ISBN : 9781781680438
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. While protesters in New York, Cairo, London, and Athens took to the streets in pursuit of emancipation, obscure destructive fantasies inspired the world’s racist populists in places as far apart as Hungary and Arizona, achieving a horrific consummation in the actions of mass murderer Anders Breivik. The subterranean work of dissatisfaction continues. Rage is building, and a new wave of revolts and disturbances will follow. Why? Because the events of 2011 augur a new political reality. These are limited, distorted—sometimes even perverted—fragments of a utopian future lying dormant in the present

Book Title : Election Fraud
Author : R. Michael Alvarez
Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
Release Date : 2009-11-01
Pages : 255
ISBN : 9780815701606
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Allegations of fraud have marred recent elections around the world, from Russia and Italy to Mexico and the United States. Such charges raise fundamental questions about the quality of democracy in each country. Yet election fraud and, more broadly, electoral manipulation remain remarkably understudied concepts. There is no consensus on what constitutes election fraud, let alone how to detect and deter it. E lection Fraud: Detecting and Deterring Electoral Manipulation brings together experts on election law, election administration, and U.S. and comparative politics to address these critical issues. The first part of the book, which opens with an essay by Craig Donsanto of the U.S. Department of Justice, examines the U.S. understanding of election fraud in comparative perspective. In the second part of the book, D. Roderick Kiewiet, Jonathan N. Katz, and other scholars of U.S. elections draw on a wide variety of sources, including survey data, incident reports, and state-collected fraud allegations, to measure the extent and nature of election fraud in the United States. Finally, the third part of the book analyzes techniques for detecting and potentially deterring fraud. These strategies include both statistical analysis, as Walter R. Mebane, Jr. and Peter Ordeshook explain, and the now widespread practice of election monitoring, which Alberto Simpser examines in an intriguing essay.

Book Title : The Political Blame Game in American Democracy
Author : Mark Hickson, III
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release Date : 2017-10-06
Pages : 174
ISBN : 9781498545464
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book looks at the forces that have developed over the past fifty years that have created a dysfunctional political system in the United States. The book argues that politicians justify their lack of cooperation, once elected, by blaming the other side for starting the decline in political civility.

Book Title : Edinburgh Companion to the History of Democracy
Author : Benjamin Isakhan
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Release Date : 2015-03-24
Pages : 384
ISBN : 9780748653683
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Re-examines the long and complex history of democracy and broadens the traditional view of this history by complementing it with examples from unexplored or under-examined quarters.

Book Title : Iraq in Transition
Author : Peter J. Munson
Publisher : Potomac Books Incorporated
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 321
ISBN : UOM:39015080877825
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Combines military operational insight with rigorous analysis

Book Title : Voting Rights on Trial
Author : Charles L. Zelden
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Date : 2002-01-01
Pages : 347
ISBN : 9781576077948
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Explores and documents the causes and effects of the long history of vote denial on American politics, culture, law, and society. * A timeline giving the history of voting rights from 1619, when Virginia planters voted for the first time, to 2000, when the Supreme Court invalidated Florida's recount process, which ultimately determined the outcome of the election * Excerpts of key legal documents including Reynolds v. Sims (one person, one vote) and Bush v. Gore (debate over nationalization of voting rights)

Book Title : Bushworld
Author : Maureen Dowd
Publisher : Viking
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 523
ISBN : 067091584X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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From Washington to Kennebunkport to Texas to old' and new' Europe Maureen Dowd has trained her binoculars on the Bush dynasty for the past two decades. In this, her first book, the celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist delivers a scorching and often scorchingly funny illumination of the Bush administration's fractured adventures in empire-building. It is a turbulent odyssey that charts how a Shakespearean cast of regents, courtiers and neo-Conservatives -- all with their own subterranean agendas have taken on King George II's War on Terror'. As she writes in Bushworld, It's their reality. We just live and die in it.''