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Funding Virtue

Pub Date : 2000-01-01 | Author : Marina Ottaway | Publisher : Carnegie Endowment

ISBN 10 : 9780870031786
ISBN 13 : 0870031783

In recent years the United States and many other international donors have embraced civil society aid as a key tool of democracy promotion. They support thousands of NGOs around th..

Demagogue

Pub Date : 2009-02-03 | Author : Michael Signer | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 0230618561
ISBN 13 : 9780230618565

A demagogue is a tyrant who owes his initial rise to the democratic support of the masses. Huey Long, Hugo Chavez, and Moqtada al-Sadr are all clear examples of this dangerous bypr..

Constructing Virtue And Vice

Pub Date : 2014-05-14 | Author : Olga V. Trokhimenko | Publisher : V&R unipress GmbH

ISBN 10 : 9783847101192
ISBN 13 : 3847101196

The study examines textual representations of women's laughter and smiling and their imagined connection to female virtue in a wide variety of discourses and contexts of the German..

Barriers To Democracy

Pub Date : 2009-07-06 | Author : Amaney A. Jamal | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 1400830508
ISBN 13 : 9781400830503

Democracy-building efforts from the early 1990s on have funneled billions of dollars into nongovernmental organizations across the developing world, with the U.S. administration of..

Virtue Liberty And Toleration

Pub Date : 2007-07-23 | Author : Jacqueline Broad | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781402058950
ISBN 13 : 1402058950

This volume serves as an introduction to a rich and as yet under-explored period in the history of women’s ideas. The volume provides a partial insight into the richness and comp..

The Virtue Of Suspense

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Rick Cypert | Publisher : Associated University Presse

ISBN 10 : 1575911221
ISBN 13 : 9781575911229

This volume examines Armstrong's contribution to the suspense genre through an exploration of her childhood diaries, adult correspondence, published and cinematic works, reviews of..

Democracy At Large

Pub Date : 2012-10-22 | Author : B. Petric | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137032768
ISBN 13 : 1137032766

An analysis of the transnationalization of politics in several societies concerned by programs of democracy promotion, the contributors to this book seek to understand how these ne..