Political Systems: The units based on political theory and chosen by countries under which their governmental power is organized and administered to their citizens.Democracy: A system of government in which there is free and equal participation by the people in the political decision-making process.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Civil Rights: Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. (from http://www.usccr.gov/ accessed 1/31/2003)Freedom: The rights of individuals to act and make decisions without external constraints.Religion and ScienceCultural Evolution: The continuous developmental process of a culture from simple to complex forms and from homogeneous to heterogeneous qualities.Persuasive Communication: A mode of communication concerned with inducing or urging the adoption of certain beliefs, theories, or lines of action by others.Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Social Change: Social process whereby the values, attitudes, or institutions of society, such as education, family, religion, and industry become modified. It includes both the natural process and action programs initiated by members of the community.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.Bibliometrics: The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Publishing: "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.Journal Impact Factor: A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.Newspapers: Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)Authorship: The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.PubMed: A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Journalism, Medical: The collection, writing, and editing of current interest material on topics related to biomedicine for presentation through the mass media, including newspapers, magazines, radio, or television, usually for a public audience such as health care consumers.United StatesMEDLINE: The premier bibliographic database of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. MEDLINE® (MEDLARS Online) is the primary subset of PUBMED and can be searched on NLM's Web site in PubMed or the NLM Gateway. MEDLINE references are indexed with MEDICAL SUBJECT HEADINGS (MeSH).Publications: Copies of a work or document distributed to the public by sale, rental, lease, or lending. (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p181)Databases, Bibliographic: Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of references and citations to books, articles, publications, etc., generally on a single subject or specialized subject area. Databases can operate through automated files, libraries, or computer disks. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, FACTUAL which is used for collections of data and facts apart from bibliographic references to them.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Evidence-Based Medicine: An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)BangladeshNational Socialism: The doctrines and policies of the Nazis or the National Social German Workers party, which ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler from 1933-1945. These doctrines and policies included racist nationalism, expansionism, and state control of the economy. (from Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. and American Heritage College Dictionary, 3d ed.)Love: Affection; in psychiatry commonly refers to pleasure, particularly as it applies to gratifying experiences between individuals.Sociobiology: The comparative study of social organization in animals including humans, especially with regard to its genetic basis and evolutionary history. (Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Local Government: Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.Police: Agents of the law charged with the responsibility of maintaining and enforcing law and order among the citizenry.Magic: Beliefs and practices concerned with producing desired results through supernatural forces or agents as with the manipulation of fetishes or rituals.Rape: Unlawful sexual intercourse without consent of the victim.United States Health Resources and Services Administration: A component of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that provides leadership related to the delivery of health services and the requirements for and distribution of health resources, including manpower training.Financing, Construction: Funding resources and procedures for capital improvement or the construction of facilities.NebraskaPropaganda: The deliberate attempt to influence attitudes and beliefs for furthering one's cause or damaging an opponent's cause.Floods: Sudden onset water phenomena with different speed of occurrence. These include flash floods, seasonal river floods, and coastal floods, associated with CYCLONIC STORMS; TIDALWAVES; and storm surges.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Denial (Psychology): Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience.Intellectual Property: Property, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright, that results from creative effort. The Patent and Copyright Clause (Art. 1, Sec. 8, cl. 8) of the United States Constitution provides for promoting the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed, p1014)Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Borneo: An island in the Malay Archipelago, east of Sumatra, north of Java, and west of Celebes. It is the third largest island in the world. Its name is a Portuguese alteration of BRUNEI, located on it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p163; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p73)International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Theropithecus: A genus of Old World monkeys of the subfamily CERCOPITHECINAE, family CERCOPITHECIDAE, that inhabits the mountainous regions of Ethiopia. The genus consists of only one species, Theropithecus gelada.Trager duck spleen necrosis virus: A species in the group RETICULOENDOTHELIOSIS VIRUSES, AVIAN of the genus GAMMARETROVIRUS originally isolated from ducks.Egypt: A country in northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula Its capital is Cairo.Islam: A monotheistic religion promulgated by the Prophet Mohammed with Allah as the deity.PakistanReligion and Medicine: The interrelationship of medicine and religion.Arabs: Members of a Semitic people inhabiting the Arabian peninsula or other countries of the Middle East and North Africa. The term may be used with reference to ancient, medieval, or modern ethnic or cultural groups. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
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"Switzerland's Direct Democracy". "Canadians for Direct Democracy". "US Constitution Article 2 Section 1". Missing or empty ,url ... which makes Switzerland the closest example of a direct democracy in the world today. In definition, a direct democracy is the ... Details and rules for the compensation of the U.S presidency can be found in the United States Constitution under Article II, ... "U.S. Constitution, Article II". "3 USC § 15 - COUNTING ELECTORAL VOTES IN CONGRESS". "VP compensation". POTUS salary and ...
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Paul Ryan has come up with a nifty way to deal with pesky voters who have the gall to disagree with him: Charge em - 15 bucks a pop - to talk to him at town hall meetings. What was that quaint thing Lincoln said about government of, by and for the people?
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  • Since February 2017, Bright Line Watch, a nonpartisan group of political scientists, has been surveying the American public as well as colleagues in academia in an effort to gauge the relative well-being of the nation's democracy. (phys.org)
  • are not a bug but a feature - not signs of problems with democracy but evidence of the difficult, messy process of political development through which societies purge themselves of the vestiges of dictatorship and construct new and better democratic orders," writes Sheri Berman in Foreign Affairs . (csmonitor.com)
  • We must stand up for our democracy,' Clinton said during a tribute to retiring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, referring to what she called 'the epidemic of malicious fake news and false propaganda that flooded social media over the past year. (voanews.com)
  • Democracy is of the people, for the people and by the people," enunciated Lincoln, stressing the importance of single citizens in the building of a full democratic dimension. (swissinfo.ch)
  • Should they do so, it could damage the entirety of Eastern Europe's democratic prospects for years to come: once again, Ukraine would be held up as an example of how attempts to establish democracy in the former Soviet Union can only lead to poverty and disarray. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • Ankara's attempts to make democracy promotion a focus of its foreign policy have had only limited success, in part because Turkey is losing credibility as a democratic model. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • Until the mid-2000s, democracy mainly figured into Turkish foreign policy as part of debates with the West, in particular the European Union, on Turkey's own democratic transition and consolidation. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • Ankara's domestic democratic record was and continues to be an important issue in its relations with Western democracies. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • A democracy, or rather a liberal democratic political culture, is not simply about elections every four or five years and a worthy court in Strasbourg which is able to deal with some of the worst excesses. (globalissues.org)
  • Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois), a frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, is hailed as a visionary for invoking Deliberative Democracy. (fee.org)
  • In 2001 they received a grant from the NED "To promote nonviolence and democracy through the training of Palestinian students and educators from Jerusalem schools, and by broadcasting bi-weekly radio programs on non-violent conflict resolution, rule of law, and democratic development. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Without an explicit call for more democracy, however, there is an implied endorsement of the current system, which not only has democratic deficits, but seems incapable of delivering accelerated climate action. (opendemocracy.net)
  • In the hope that Occupy Democracy can extend beyond the green square they are occupying, protesters hope to stay where they are until Sunday, taking part in discussions on everything from the NHS to the climate, the economy and our democratic system as a whole. (newstatesman.com)
  • Supporting democracy and democratic engagement worldwide is one of the core concerns of the international work of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. (boell.de)
  • Undeniably, there is a clear nexus between democracy, governance and conflicts with the lion share of the continent's peace and security problems arising out of deficits in democratic governance. (africanews.com)
  • Many previous studies presented the "Orange Revolution" as a democratic revolution that transformed Ukraine from semi-democracy or competitive authoritarianism to democracy. (ssrn.com)
  • The Bright Line Watch surveys consist of a two-part list of more than 25 statements of democratic principles that contribute to the overall stability and performance of American democracy. (phys.org)
  • The first part asks citizens and experts to rate these democratic principles on how vital they are for democracy. (phys.org)
  • An election, by itself, does not create democracy or implant a democratic culture. (mediamonitors.net)
  • UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, in his message on the International Democracy Day this year says, "As the United Nations continues to work towards a democratic, pluralistic future for all, the State and civil society can and should be partners in building the future people want. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Bhutan is a relatively young democracy but, breathing life into the democratic foundation. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Taiwan has helped form the Democratic Pacific Union (DPU) to foster the deepening of democracy, primarily among Pacific Rim nations, reports Pat Byrne . (newsweekly.com.au)
  • Taiwan is much more economically developed than China, and its emergence as a democracy - with different aspirations from earlier intentions of unification with a democratic China - is considered an affront by the Chinese Communist Party. (newsweekly.com.au)
  • The partnership behind the event between the Institute of GNH Studies at the Royal University of Bhutan, Election Commission of Bhutan, Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy, and UNDP, is a symbol of creating space for civil society. (kuenselonline.com)
  • They are rushing their impeachment, in part, because they know that as November 2020 approaches, it becomes steadily less tenable to portray the man who wants to run in an election as the threat to democracy and the people who want to stop him as its champions. (nationalreview.com)
  • The Minority in Parliament has said the reason for wearing mourning clothes to the State of the Nation Address is to mourn the country's democracy, which is under threat from the Majority. (ghanabusinessnews.com)
  • If people no longer care about the news, or they don't trust it, or if they are getting poor-quality information, it poses a fundamental threat to the health of our democracy and its ability to function," she said. (rand.org)
  • Have IMF lending programs undermined political democracy in borrowing countries? (springer.com)
  • Thomas Isler, director of a new documentary on direct democracy, started with the idea of showing the attraction of Switzerland's political model for rightwing populist movements in Europe. (swissinfo.ch)
  • The political-intellectual elite fear that millions of Americans will conclude that the current democracy is a fraud-that they are being given bogus choices at the ballot box-and that the phrase "will of the people" now means as little as "the check is in the mail. (fee.org)
  • Despite this political and popular rhetoric of racial democracy, Brazilian officials and elites continued to valorise 'whiteness' and 'whitening' as physical and cultural characteristics. (opendemocracy.net)
  • All over the world, people are campaigning for democracy, for political, economic and cultural rights, for a democratically organized community. (boell.de)
  • The presidential candidate Valentín Panigua who represents the political party Frente de Centro declared that he could do an alliance with other parties with the aim of prevailing democracy over authoritarianism. (livinginperu.com)
  • This paper examines the political system, attitudes towards democracy, and their determinants in Ukraine before, during and after the "Euromaidan. (ssrn.com)
  • The related research question is to what extent political values in Ukraine are supportive of democracy. (ssrn.com)
  • A number of major survey-based academic studies, conducted primarily before the "Orange Revolution," concluded that mass political values in Ukraine were generally supportive of democracy, and that they did not preclude emergence of a consolidated democracy. (ssrn.com)
  • Democracy was often regarded as the most likely future path of political development of this post-Soviet state. (ssrn.com)
  • It analyzes effects of political party preferences, regional historical legacies, religion, ethnicity, and other factors on pro-democracy views. (ssrn.com)
  • Most political scientists agree that democracy now needs to seek its roots and that the current representative system is outdated that does not suit the needs of the modern information society. (grapevine.is)
  • What's clear already, however, is that both the public's and political experts' perceptions of the health of US democracy clearly declined during this period. (phys.org)
  • After all, I argued, just as the press plays an important role in the conversation of democracy, so does political satire. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Yet the diverging narratives of Europeanism and neo-nationalism are both too unspecific to resolve Europe's crucial challenges when it comes to what Dani Rodrik terms the 'political trilemma of globalisation' 3 - the supposedly impossible task of reconciling the three goals of democracy, national self-determination and economic globalization. (eurozine.com)
  • When South Sudan's fledgling democracy suddenly unraveled in December, what started as political infighting within the country's ruling party quickly ripped along ethnic fault lines, often pitting neighbors against each other according to the tribal markings on their faces. (americamagazine.org)
  • 2 Kerbo and others have focused on movements in affluent times, especially those developing in advanced democracies with expanding welfare provisions and well-established political parties and representative institutions. (eurozine.com)
  • An Economic Theory of Democracy is a political science treatise written by Anthony Downs, published in 1957. (wikipedia.org)
  • But, as Simon Kaye explains in this article, the relationship between democracy and ignorance is extremely complicated, and calls for sophisticated political analysis. (lse.ac.uk)
  • Democracy, the doctrine of equal political rights for all, cannot be sustained in the face of such radically unequal access to economic opportunity. (businesslive.co.za)
  • U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, demonstrating support for Nigeria's return to democracy after 15 years of dictators, recommended Tuesday that American aid be increased to Africa's most populous nation by as much as four times the current level. (chicagotribune.com)
  • A small group of democracy campaigners did stage a noisy demonstration in central Beirut Tuesday and attempted to block lawmakers' vehicles from reaching parliament. (csmonitor.com)
  • T.I.: I met a great many people in Switzerland, but also in Germany, Austria and France, who are democracy campaigners collecting signatures or simply protesting in the streets. (swissinfo.ch)
  • 1998 DEMOCRACY PARTY OF CHINA - Efforts to form an opposition party result in several arrests and lengthy sentences for organizers. (samoaobserver.ws)
  • China responds with fury, but the award renews awareness of the struggle of China's pro-democracy activists. (samoaobserver.ws)
  • Mussolini and Hitler came to power through elections, a heavy lesson for Western democracy," China's Global Times warns. (nymag.com)
  • 1 Retired U.S. general Wesley Clark points out that China "has rejected both the move toward democracy and the acceptance of human and civil rights that Americans had hoped would emerge from China's astonishing economic rise. (jhu.edu)
  • For the time being, however, China's strategic situation does not permit an all-out challenge to democracy beyond its shores, and whether it will ever undertake such a challenge is uncertain. (jhu.edu)
  • A defiant President Dilma Rousseff warned on Monday that her conservative opponents were trampling on Brazil's democracy by using trumped-up charges to oust her and roll back the social advances of 13 years of leftist rule. (voanews.com)
  • Costa's "The Edge of Democracy" -- about Brazil's turbulent recent politics -- had a prominent opening night slot at last year's Sundance Film Festival, and was also a candidate for an Academy Award in the documentary feature category this year. (pilotonline.com)
  • The voting seems to have gone smoothly, marking a major milestone in the country's transition to democracy. (nymag.com)
  • Today (September 15), as we observe the International Democracy Day with the theme 'Space for Civil Society' in Bhutan, the United Nations reaffirms its appreciation to the country's growing civil society. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin South, in his reaction, said the Minority's lack of cooperation with the Majority for Parliamentary duties did not augur well for the country's democracy. (ghanabusinessnews.com)
  • All the news about our work on Promotion of Democracy is also available on Twitter (German only). (boell.de)
  • They may also use social media as a portal to access content that appeared elsewhere, such as a video clip from a longer cable news segment, or an article from a newspaper website that made the front page of the print edition. (rand.org)
  • This article was co-published with NBC News . (publicintegrity.org)
  • Their implied argument, of course, is that US actions in Afghanistan and Iraq and the Administration's advocacy for democracy are the causal factors that have unleashed this "democracy wave" in the broader Middle East. (mediamonitors.net)
  • Building on the extensive literature on conditional lending, we outline several pathways through which IMF program participation might affect the levels of democracy in borrowing countries - including a new variant that suggests the possibility of a positive association between lending program participation and democracy scores. (springer.com)
  • We find evidence for modest but definitively positive conditional differences in the democracy scores of participating and non-participating countries. (springer.com)
  • 2) The same conceptual framework is being used and tested for comparing and measuring empirical quality of democracy in the different OECD and European Union (EU27) member countries. (springer.com)
  • Turkey has started to focus on democracy promotion at two distinct levels, simultaneously trying to position itself as a model of democracy in its neighborhood and attempting to advance reform in other countries by funding democracy assistance projects. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • However, as Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian told the opening ceremony, of Asia's 39 countries, 15 fail to meet the criteria of a deepening democracy. (newsweekly.com.au)
  • The 2001 European Tour (often referred to as the Chinese Democracy Tour) was a scheduled concert tour by American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, planned in support of the band's then-upcoming sixth studio album Chinese Democracy. (wikipedia.org)
  • We use three strategies - genetic matching, instrumental variables, and difference-in-differences estimation - to better estimate the direction and size of the statistical association between participation in IMF lending programs and the level of democracy. (springer.com)
  • In their 1996 book, Democracy and Disagreement , Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson declared that the core of modern democracy should consist of lofty debates about issues such as whether abortion should be legal, whether welfare should be provided, and whether racial hiring quotas should be imposed. (fee.org)
  • Nancy Pelosi said in her statement calling on the House to draft articles of impeachment: "Our democracy is what is at stake. (nationalreview.com)
  • While President Donald Trump's impeachment gripped the country in late 2019 and early 2020, the long-term consequences of his trial and acquittal for American democracy remain yet unclear. (phys.org)
  • For this group, assessments of democracy declined between March and October 2019 and remained low in the most recent survey. (phys.org)
  • After all, democracy in Spain only came into being officially in 1978 and had to contend with an attempted coup just three years later. (wsj.com)
  • The history of democracy promotion efforts in Turkish foreign policy can be traced back to the immediate aftermath of the Cold War. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • 1) To develop (and to proto-type) a conceptual framework of analysis for a global comparison of quality of democracy. (springer.com)
  • In theoretical and conceptual terms, we refer to a Quadruple-Dimensional structure, also a Quadruple Helix structure (a "Model of Quadruple Helix Structures") of the four basic (conceptual) dimensions of freedom, equality, control, and sustainable development for explaining and comparing democracy and quality of democracy. (springer.com)
  • Put in summary, we may conclude for the USA that the comparative strength of quality of democracy in the USA focuses on the dimension of freedom. (springer.com)
  • The comparative weakness of the quality of democracy in the USA lies in the dimension of equality, most importantly income equality. (springer.com)
  • 2) knowledge and innovation are being defined as key for sustainable development and for the further evolution of quality of democracy. (springer.com)
  • The architectures of Quadruple Helix (and Quintuple Helix) innovation systems demand and require the formation of a democracy, implicating that quality of democracy provides for a support and encouragement of innovation and innovation systems, so that quality of democracy and progress of innovation mutually "Cross-Helix" in a connecting and amplifying mode and manner. (springer.com)
  • This relates research on quality of democracy to research on innovation (innovation systems) and the knowledge economy. (springer.com)
  • The democracy barometer: a new instrument to measure the quality of democracy and its potential for comparative research. (springer.com)
  • The results came as a blow to the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush, which openly favored Fatah and had extolled the idea of elections as part of its mission to spread democracy around the world. (rferl.org)
  • Personified elections, a decrease in MPs and direct democracy. (grapevine.is)
  • Searching for Democracy was a statewide initiative designed to animate public conversation on the very nature of democracy through a wide range of public programs leading into the 2012 elections and beyond. (calhum.org)
  • The Chinese Democracy Tour was a worldwide concert tour by hard rock band Guns N' Roses to promote the group's long-delayed album Chinese Democracy. (wikipedia.org)
  • It uses data from different waves of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems surveys, the Pew Global Attitudes surveys, and the World Values Surveys to examine public attitudes towards democracy in Ukraine before and after the "Euromaidan. (ssrn.com)
  • The original German title of the film, Die Demokratie ist los (Democracy unleashed), conveys two sides, or "centrifugal forces" as Isler calls them, of direct democracy and how they have played out in Swiss politics and society over the past few years. (swissinfo.ch)
  • T.I.: This system of government will never be perfect and I'm not sure whether what happens in the name of direct democracy is always right - or whether I'm even right believing in it as I do. (swissinfo.ch)
  • Direct democracy, free of middlemen, is the only real solution. (grapevine.is)
  • Direct democracy will eliminate shady corners and negotiations from parliament. (grapevine.is)
  • MPs that do not listen to their people in direct democracy will become powerless. (grapevine.is)
  • Therefore, we will hire the best experts to work on these cases, and through www.almannathing.is, the nation can participate in prioritising the matters and voting on them through direct democracy. (grapevine.is)
  • Finally, this study implements multiple regression analysis of the determinants of attitudes towards democracy. (ssrn.com)
  • If the ideological positions of voters are displayed in the form of a graph and if that graph shows a single peak, then a median voter can be identified and in a representative democracy, the choice of candidates and the choice of policies will gravitate toward the positions of the median voter. (wikipedia.org)
  • To participate in the innovation challenge or for more details on the initiative, visit - Democracy and Governance in Africa- Youth Innovation Challenge . (africanews.com)
  • However, the makers of Turkish foreign policy have traditionally refrained from using the rhetoric of "democracy promotion," instead emphasizing national sovereignty and nonintervention. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • It is clear, then, that there's no need to turn to i100 's problematic sources if we want to get a sense of the 'knowledge problems' at work in British democracy - but we needn't dismiss those findings as unrealistic, either. (lse.ac.uk)
  • The aim of the DPU is to work at a number of levels to foster the deepening of democracy, primarily among Pacific Rim nations. (newsweekly.com.au)
  • Addressing the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament, UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon said that the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 addresses democracy by calling for inclusive and participatory societies. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Only eight years had passed since the Communist Chinese government had mowed down an estimated 10,000 democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square. (nationalreview.com)
  • The AKP government altered the place of democracy promotion in Turkish foreign policy at both the macro and micro levels. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • As polls have shown that more Americans distrust government, professors have searched for the holy grail- a way to give legitimacy to Leviathan Democracy. (fee.org)
  • In a democracy, civil society can be a partner to complement the Government, but also to hold it accountable. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Within a few years these new settlers outnumbered the convicts and ex-convicts, and they began to demand trial by jury, representative government, a free press and the other symbols of liberty and democracy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some (2011) argue that since the Hong Kong government failed to force through the legislation to implement Article 23 of the Basic Law , Beijing's relatively hands-off approach to Hong Kong changed dramatically. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, the ultimate author of Bangladesh's transition to democracy in 1990 was none ‎other than the aforementioned Mikhail Gorbachev. (opednews.com)
  • The author of the article seems to imply that all self-autonomy is a myth--that we are social creatures who conform to group norms. (blogspot.com)
  • As Ann Jones, author of a remarkable new book, War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War , suggests in her latest TomDispatch Post , "Big Men, Big Money, Big Voting Scam," perhaps it's time to be a little less surprised when the "democracy" we installed in Afghanistan turns out to be a democracy of cash-filled bags and suitcases. (commondreams.org)
  • Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s). (questia.com)
  • This week's good reads include a day in Kenya's bustling Kibera slum, the struggle to promote democracy in the Arab world, and a radical conservation theory in the Netherlands. (csmonitor.com)
  • With the appearance of global communications, people are increasingly understanding the mechanisms of democracy, and they increasingly want it,' Jouejati says. (rferl.org)
  • This would just be paranoia, if it weren't for the extensive documentation of these trends people like Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn, and reporting by people like Amy Goodman of Democracy Now . (brainblogger.com)