Download Nach der günstigen Gelegenheit. Die Entwicklung der LINKEN by Jonas Rugenstein PDF

By Jonas Rugenstein

Wo steht die LINKE nach ihrem Erfolg bei der Bundestagswahl 2009?
Im Unterschied zur PDS, ihrer Vorgängerin, schien sich die Partei auch in Westdeutschland zu etablieren. Doch zuletzt verlor sie ausgerechnet in ihrer kurzzeitigen Stammwählerschaft: männlichen Gewerkschaftern der 1950er Jahrgänge – doch wohin zogen diese Wähler und weshalb wandten sie sich ab? Und used to be muss die Partei tun, um dauerhaft erfolgreich zu sein?
Jonas Rugenstein beantwortet diese Fragen, indem er die LINKE in Westdeutschland auf verschiedenen Ebenen betrachtet: die Parteiumwelt, die westdeutschen Landtagswahlen und das Innenleben der Partei. Auf der Suche nach Antworten hat der Autor zahlreiche Statistiken analysiert, Presseartikel ausgewertet und Funktionäre befragt.

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Download Trump: Ensayo sobre la imbecilidad (Ensayo Combate) (Spanish by Aaron James,David León Gómez PDF

By Aaron James,David León Gómez

Que Donald Trump es un imbécil es cosa bien sabida –incluso por sus partidarios, a los que les gusta que lo sea–. Pero ¿qué clase de imbécil es y qué tan peligrosa es –no solo para Estados Unidos sino para el mundo entero– su bufonería y majadería? Aunque preferiríamos olvidarnos de él, ya no es posible: hoy es un asunto de verdadera emergencia intelectual reflexionar sobre el vertiginoso ascenso político de Trump, y este libro lo hace con iguales dosis de rigor e irreverencia.

El filósofo Aaron James continúa en estas páginas su fascinante meditación sobre los imbéciles, esos tipos que se creen con derecho a todo, se aprovechan de todos y no piden disculpas a nadie. Además de poner a Trump en el lugar que se merece, James ofrece una unique explicación sobre el éxito del candidato republicano a l. a. presidencia de Estados Unidos y alerta sobre los severos daños que está causando ya dentro y fuera de sus fronteras.

Un ensayo para los que temen y detestan a Trump, para los que quieren entender su carrera política y para los que desean reflexionar con rigor sobre el estado de nuestras democracias.
Un libro necesario, tristemente necesario.

«James desmenuza los rasgos típicos de las personas más infames […]. Demuestra de manera convincente por qué debemos tomarnos muy en serio el problema de los angeles imbecilidad.»
Los Ángeles evaluation of Books

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Download Political Parties and Partisanship: Social identity and by John Bartle,Paolo Bellucci PDF

By John Bartle,Paolo Bellucci

This quantity offers an up to date exam of the conceptualisations, factors, and outcomes of partisanship, the most primary recommendations in modern political science.

Presenting a finished account and review of partisanship in comparative empirical examine, participants to this quantity not just determine previous literature during this region, but additionally enhance present debates. Focussing on 3 key facets of partisanship, the quantity covers theories of partisanship, the dynamics of partisanship and the behavioural effects of partisanship in either new and proven democracies. specific good points of the quantity include:


  • up-to-date facts on partisanship throughout quite a lot of nations together with the hot democracies in japanese Europe

  • contributions from well-established and well-recognised students within the field

  • new theoretical insights provided along latest literature


Political events and Partisanship will be of curiosity to scholars and students of political technological know-how, political behaviour, sociology and political psychology.

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Download Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers by Bobby Seale,Stephen Shames PDF

By Bobby Seale,Stephen Shames

In phrases and images, Power to the People is the tale of the debatable Black Panther celebration, based 50 years in the past in 1966 through Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton.
The phrases are Seale’s, with contributions by means of different former occasion contributors; the pictures, together with many icons of the Nineteen Sixties, are through Stephen Shames, who additionally interviewed many different contributors of the party—including Kathleen Cleaver, Elbert “Big guy” Howard, Ericka Huggins, Emory Douglas, and William “Billy X” Jennings—and supplementations his personal images with Panther ephemera and image art.
Shames, a pupil on the college of California, Berkeley, first encountered and photographed Seale in April 1967 at an anti–Vietnam struggle rally. Seale grew to become a mentor to Shames, and Shames, in flip, the main depended on photographer to the social gathering, remained via Seale’s part via his crusade for mayor of Oakland in 1973. Power to the People is a testomony to their hot organization: At its middle are Shames’s memorable photos, observed via Seale’s colourful in-depth remark culled from many hours of conversation.
renowned, reviled, emulated, misunderstood, the Black Panther celebration used to be probably the most inventive and influential responses to racism and inequality in American heritage. They endorsed armed self-defense to counter police brutality, and initiated a software of patrolling the police with shotguns—and legislations books.
released at the fiftieth anniversary of the party’s founding, Power to the People is the in-depth chronicle of the one radical political get together in the United States to make a distinction within the fight for civil rights—the Black Panther Party.

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Download Political Parties and Democracy: Contemporary Western Europe by T. Inoguchi,J. Blondel PDF

By T. Inoguchi,J. Blondel

Well-reputed political scientists living and educating in ten nations, 5 in Asia and 5 in Europe, relatively study where of political events in democracy, and supply an empirically rigorous, up to date, complete synthesis of the association of political events and their hyperlinks with electorate in a democracy.

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Download The Third Electoral System, 1853-1892: Parties, Voters, and by Paul Kleppner PDF

By Paul Kleppner

This research of the contours and social bases of mass balloting habit within the usa over the process the 3rd electoral period, from 1853 to 1892, offers a deep and wealthy knowing of the ways that ethnoreligious values formed occasion wrestle within the past due 19th century. It was once this uniquely American mode of "political confessionals" that underlay the particular features of the era's electoral universe.

In its exploration of the the political roles of local and immigrant ethnic and spiritual teams, this learn bridges the distance among political and social background. The targeted research of ethnoreligious reviews, values, and ideology is built-in into an evidence of the connection among crew political subcultures and partisan personal tastes which wil be of curiosity to political sociologists, political scientists, and likewise political and social historians.

Unlike different works of this style, this e-book isn't constrained to a unmarried description of the balloting styles of a unmarried country, or of a chain of states in a single geographic sector, yet cuts throughout states and areas, whereas last delicate to the vastly major ways that political and ancient context conditioned mass political habit. the writer accomplishes this extraordinary fusion via weaving the small styles obtrusive in special case reports right into a higher evaluation of the electoral procedure. the result's a unified conceptual framework that may be used to appreciate either American political habit duing a tremendous period and the overall preconditions of social-group political cognizance. not easy in significant methods the liberal-rational assumptions that experience ruled political historical past, the e-book presents the root for a synthesis of social gathering strategies, organizational practices, public rhetoric, and elite and mass behaviors.

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Download Party Politics in Taiwan: Party Change and the Democratic by Dafydd Fell PDF

By Dafydd Fell

In 1991 Taiwan held its first absolutely democratic election. this primary unmarried quantity of get together politics in Taiwan analyzes the evolution of social gathering festival within the nation, how Taiwan’s events have adjusted to their new multi-party election atmosphere. It gains key chapters on:

  • the improvement of social gathering politics in Taiwan

  • the effect of occasion swap on social welfare, corruption and nationwide identification

  • party politics within the DPP period.

Including interviews with high-ranking Taiwanese politicians and fabric at the 2004 Presidential election, this significant paintings brings the literature updated. It offers a priceless source for students of chinese language and Taiwanese politics and a great addition to the sphere of regime transition and democratization.

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Download Factional Politics and Democratization by Richard Gillespie,Lourdes Lopez Nieto,Michael Waller PDF

By Richard Gillespie,Lourdes Lopez Nieto,Michael Waller

This ebook addresses the character of factionalism in events which are created or rebuilt after a interval of dictatorship. It continues that, whereas celebration leaders frequently view factions in destructive phrases as divisive, factional behaviour can be confident. the amount brings jointly precise case reviews from post-authoritarian Spain, Greece and Portugal, from Turkey (where factionalism has hampered democratization) and from the post-communist states in jap Europe.

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Download Sin complejos (Spanish Edition) by Borja Sémper PDF

By Borja Sémper

Borja Sémper, joven dirigente del Partido renowned del País Vasco que desde los diecinueve años vivió amenazado por ETA, jamás ha renunciado a hablar claro. A sus treinta y siete años preside el PP de Guipúzcoa y es portavoz de su partido en Euskadi.

Personaje heterodoxo en su formación, defiende sin ambages ni medias palabras el valor de l. a. política a pesar de los «chorizos», como no ha dudado en llamar a quienes se aprovechan de las instituciones para su lucro own, y no se corta cuando se trata de reprobar conductas inaceptables, sean propios o adversarios los protagonistas, ni ahorra detalles incluso sobre cómo intentaron comprar sus favores.

¿Realmente los partidos políticos ya no sirven? ¿No tienen capacidad de respuesta? ¿Nos han ganado los que quieren medrar, ascender, enriquecerse de manera ilícita a través de l. a. política? A estas y otras preguntas trata de dar respuesta Borja Sémper en este libro, que no rehúye enjuiciar su entorno más inmediato y cuyo mensaje es, pese a todo, positivo, convencido como está Sémper de que «estamos a tiempo de cambiar las cosas. Sólo hay que echarle valor. Sólo.»

Un alegato crítico a desire del ejercicio de l. a. política como servicio.

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Download Morality Wars: How Empires, the Born Again, and the by Charles Derber,Yale R. Magrass PDF

By Charles Derber,Yale R. Magrass

Is patriotism a superb factor in an empire? Did normal Petraeus betray us or did Moveon? Does morality usually serve immoral reasons? Morality Wars exhibits us the way to comprehend the subtext of those questions and of the entire debates approximately ethical values and liberal as opposed to conservative ideology. Derber and Magrass express that the ethical challenge this day isn't just mendacity yet "immoral morality," doing evil within the identify of fine (e.g., Bush preemptively invading Iraq to unfold liberty). The authors discover 3 historical codes of immoral morality frighteningly resurrected in the USA this present day -those of empire, the politically right, and the born back. even if the precise this day has recrafted ancient arguments that empires convey peace, and fundamentalists conflict ethical decay, the authors express the Democratic get together and the left have their very own IM, with Democrats aiding empire and the left its personal political correctness. America's political divide this day is a backlash to the revolutionary revolution of the Sixties and 1970s-secular, antiwar, and feminist-that created an intensive holiday from conventional values and set the level for present morality wars. within the spirit of de Tocqueville, this robust publication deals a wealthy and shiny portrait of America's political panorama, exploring principles that may aid flow the state to a brand new morality and politics.

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