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Democracy and Good Governance  

W. Andy Knight

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Jun 2018
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Aug 2018
This chapter examines the UN’s role in promoting and encouraging democracy and good governance. The world organizations is in a pivotal position to help promote and strengthen the global ... More

Detecting Ideas and Their Effects  

Richard Price

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Mar 2006
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Sep 2009
This article considers methods for the detection and identification of ideas and norms and evaluates their effects on politics. It discusses some methods for detecting ideas including the ... More

Duchamp's Urinal: Who Says What's Rational When Things Get Tough?  

David E. Apter

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Mar 2006
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Sep 2009
This article examines the relevance of discourse in politics taking Duchamp's urinal as an example. It suggests that discourse is not a major concern in social and political analysis and ... More

Ecological Democracy and the Co-participation of Things  

Lisa Disch

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
Is ecological democracy possible? If so, what would it entail? This chapter first reviews the literature based in deliberative democracy that proposes to extend communicative competence to ... More

Environmental Human Rights  

Kerri Woods

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
In recent public and activist debates, threats to the sustainability of the global ecosystem, such as climate change, have increasingly been posed in terms that link the impact on human ... More

Foreign Aid  

Axel Dreher, Valentin F. Lang, and Sebastian Ziaja

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
This chapter reviews the aid effectiveness literature to assess whether foreign aid given to areas of limited statehood (ALS) can be expected to promote economic and social outcomes in the ... More

Framing and Nudging for a Greener Future  

Cheryl Hall

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
Framing and nudging are both ways of designing the contexts that influence people’s interpretations and choices. Both have recently garnered significant attention as potential methods for ... More

Human Rights, the Rule of Law, and Democracy  

Tobias Berger and Milli Lake

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
This chapter examines the promotion of human rights, the rule of law, and democracy by external actors in areas of limited statehood. It begins with the definition of key terms and a brief ... More

INGOs and Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships  

Marianne Beisheim, Anne Ellersiek, and Jasmin Lorch

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
This chapter analyses two groups of non-profit external non-state governance actors that are active in areas of limited statehood (ALS): international non-governmental organizations ... More

John Rawls, Political Liberalism  

Dennis Thompson

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Dec 2015
John Rawls’ Political Liberalism is much more than just an effort to correct what Rawls saw as an error in his masterwork, A Theory of Justice. The political liberalism of Political ... More

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