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Attention Deficit DemocracyThe Paradox of Civic Engagement

Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement

Ben Berger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144689
eISBN:
9781400840311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Handwringing about political apathy is as old as democracy itself. As early as 425 BC, the playwright Aristophanes ridiculed his fellow Athenians for gossiping in the market instead of voting. In ... More

Dictators and DemocratsMasses, Elites, and Regime Change

Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

From the 1980s through the first decade of the twenty-first century, the spread of democracy across the developing and postcommunist worlds transformed the global political landscape. What drove ... More

Don't Blame UsSuburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Lily Geismer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book traces the reorientation of modern liberalism and the Democratic Party away from their roots in labor union halls of northern cities to white-collar professionals in postindustrial ... More

Electing the SenateIndirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment

Electing the Senate: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment

Wendy J. Schiller and Charles Stewart III

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163161
eISBN:
9781400852680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163161.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

From 1789 to 1913, U.S. senators were not directly elected by the people—instead the Constitution mandated that they be chosen by state legislators. This radically changed in 1913, when the ... More

The Ethics of Voting

The Ethics of Voting

Jason Brennan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154442
eISBN:
9781400842094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154442.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Nothing is more integral to democracy than voting. Most people believe that every citizen has the civic duty or moral obligation to vote, that any sincere vote is morally acceptable, and that buying, ... More

Facing the Challenge of DemocracyExplorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Citizens are political simpletons—that is only a modest exaggeration of a common characterization of voters. Certainly, there is no shortage of evidence of citizens' limited political knowledge, even ... More

Monitoring DemocracyWhen International Election Observation Works, and Why It Often Fails

Monitoring Democracy: When International Election Observation Works, and Why It Often Fails

Judith G. Kelley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152776
eISBN:
9781400842520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152776.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In recent decades, governments and NGOs—in an effort to promote democracy, freedom, fairness, and stability throughout the world—have organized teams of observers to monitor elections in a variety of ... More

Paradoxes of Liberal DemocracyIslam, Western Europe, and the Danish Cartoon Crisis

Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy: Islam, Western Europe, and the Danish Cartoon Crisis

Paul M. Sniderman, Michael Bang Petersen, Rune Slothuus, and Rune Stubager

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161105
eISBN:
9781400852673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161105.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In 2005, twelve cartoons mocking the prophet Mohammed appeared in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, igniting a political firestorm over demands by some Muslims that the claims of their religious ... More

The Priority of DemocracyPolitical Consequences of Pragmatism

The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Jack Knight and James Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Pragmatism and its consequences are central issues in American politics today, yet scholars rarely examine in detail the relationship between pragmatism and politics. This book systematically ... More

The Unheavenly ChorusUnequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee hearings to local school ... More

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