Policymaking and Democracy: Policymaking and Democracy v. 1

Policymaking and Democracy: Policymaking and Democracy v. 1 : A Multinational Anthology

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Policymaking and Democracy is the first volume of a three-volume set that examines the multi-dimensional role of policy in the development and promotion of democracy, prosperity, and peace. The democracy volume brings together international contributions on the policy challenges faced by national and multinational bodies to promote a democratic political culture and encourage the growth and development of civil society. The work includes chapters on integration and representation within the European Union, the expanding role of NGOs and IGOs, international parliamentary organs, the future of the nation-state in a pluralistic world, and the mportance of global consensus-building.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 328 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 544.32g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • bibliography, index
  • 0739104594
  • 9780739104590

About Stuart S. Nagel

The late Stuart Nagel was Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Illinois and Secretary-Treasurer of the Policy Studies Organization.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Bowling Together Chapter 2 The Right of Rescue Chapter 3 The European Referendum: A Tool to Legitmate the European Integration Process? Chapter 4 The Origins of Mixed Electoral Systems: A Comparative Analysis Chapter 5 NGOs, IGOs, and Prospects for Humane Governance Chapter 6 Interest Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union Chapter 7 Influencing Decisions in International Organizations: The Case of International Parliamentary Organs Chapter 8 Autonomy and Subsidiarity in the Emergence of a New Paradigm: The European Regional State of the Autonomies Chapter 9 The Effectiveness of Third Party Mediation to End Civil Wars Chapter 10 Cosmopolitan Democracy and the National Boundary Problems Chapter 11 World without Borders? Reflections on the Future of the Nation-State Chapter 12 Obstacles to Welfare State Convergence: The Role of Culture Chapter 13 Three Perspectives on Global Consensus Building: A Framework for Analysisshow more