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Direct Democracy - an agenda for a new model party By Douglas Carswell
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"One of the founding texts for the new, revitalised Toryism... written by some of the brightest young Conservative thinkers" says The Spectator.
Direct Democracy - an agenda for a new model party By Douglas Carswell
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"One of the founding texts for the new, revitalised Toryism... written by some of the brightest young Conservative thinkers" says The Spectator.
Building A State of Responsible Democracy By Algimantas Valentinas Indriūnas
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The states that have gained their independence or have been established in the post-war period are usually called democracies, but lately there has been more and more criticism directed towards... More > democracy. A specifically pessimistic tune particularly stands out, stating that democracy can only function properly given a society with strong moral convictions. Looking at these negative opinions in more detail reveals the real reasons for this phenomenon. We arrive at the conclusion that the functioning of democracy could be improved.< Less
Constitutional Democracy: Assessment Method By Victor Catalin
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Many modern regimes measure their evolution by whether they are democracies, but how do we assess these forms of government? In Constitutional Democracy, Victor Catalin explores how to evaluate the... More > level or stage of democratization of various nations. His method is based on constitutional democracy, in other words, on measurement of the democracy level that a state disposes by its constitution. In proposing how to assess forms of democracy, he examines past forms of government, from the Athenian democracy that evolved in the fifth century B.C., which marked the first appearance of direct democracy, to ancient Rome where important decisions were made by plebiscite, up to modern times. By furthering a comprenehsive discussion of the history and development of democracies throughout the world, including those that make up the member states of the European Union, he reveals similarities and differences between today’s world democracies—and how we can use this knowledge to improve governments.< Less
Constitutional Democracy: Assessment Method By Victor Catalin
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Many modern regimes measure their evolution by whether they are democracies, but how do we assess these forms of government? In Constitutional Democracy, Victor Catalin explores how to evaluate the... More > level or stage of democratization of various nations. His method is based on constitutional democracy, in other words, on measurement of the democracy level that a state disposes by its constitution. In proposing how to assess forms of democracy, he examines past forms of government, from the Athenian democracy that evolved in the fifth century B.C., which marked the first appearance of direct democracy, to ancient Rome where important decisions were made by plebiscite, up to modern times. By furthering a comprenehsive discussion of the history and development of democracies throughout the world, including those that make up the member states of the European Union, he reveals similarities and differences between today’s world democracies—and how we can use this knowledge to improve governments.< Less
Defending The Frontiers of Democracy By DANIEL HENDY
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A photo narrative of Apache Troop 1/278th Regimental Combat Team's deployment to Iraq, 2004-2005. A general description of a typical combat tour for a National Guard Unit deployment. There are combat... More > descriptions, normal operations, and unique to the A Troop, 1/278th located on FOB Caldwell were the training and joint missions with the Iraqi Army's first operational Battalion, Brigade, and Division. The 1/278th Military Transition Teams directly influenced the success of this primary mission. The 278th RCT members also monitored the first Iraqi elections enabling a successful outcome.< Less
The Philosophy of Ubuntu and the Origins of Democracy By Jeroen Zandberg
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This book deals with the African philosophy of Ubuntu and uses the latest scientific insights into human nature to show how to understand the human condition and best organize society The philosophy... More > of Ubuntu states that people are by nature directed at others and that they can only be fully human when they are recognized by others. Ubuntu therefore provides for the best possible solution for the social contract theory. In Western and Eastern philosophy all connections are imposed from the outside causing a chicken-and-the-egg problem with social contract theories. These theories state that individuals enter an agreement with each other in order to live together. Unfortunately a contract can only have value if there is already a morality present but in both Western and Eastern philosophy this morality is not innately present making it impossible to ever come to a contract. This problem is not present with Ubuntu because there is an innate tendency to recognize others as part of the Self< Less
The Philosophy of Ubuntu and the Origins of Democracy By Jeroen Zandberg
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This book deals with the African philosophy of Ubuntu and uses the latest scientific insights into human nature to show how to understand the human condition and best organize society The philosophy... More > of Ubuntu states that people are by nature directed at others and that they can only be fully human when they are recognized by others. Ubuntu therefore provides for the best possible solution for the social contract theory. In Western and Eastern philosophy all connections are imposed from the outside causing a chicken-and-the-egg problem with social contract theories. These theories state that individuals enter an agreement with each other in order to live together. Unfortunately a contract can only have value if there is already a morality present but in both Western and Eastern philosophy this morality is not innately present making it impossible to ever come to a contract. This problem is not present with Ubuntu because there is an innate tendency to recognize others as part of the Self< Less
Direct Democracy in the European Union of the 21st Century: Utopia or Inevitable Pillar in Community Governance? By Jacques Couvas
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Critical evaluation of the governance system of the European Union and the proposed European Constitution. Analysis of alternative systems to introduce greater involvement of the citizens to the EU's... More > political life through Direct Democracy.< Less
Direct Democracy in the European Union of the 21st Century: Utopia or Inevitable Pillar in Community Governance? By Jacques Couvas
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Critical evaluation of the governance system of the European Union and the proposed European Constitution. Analysis of alternative systems to introduce greater involvement of the citizens to the EU's... More > political life through Direct Democracy.< Less