Democratic Acceptance of Spatial Planning Policy Measures


Democratic Acceptance of Spatial Planning Policy Measures

Democratic Acceptance of Spatial Planning Policy Measures by Lyn Ellen Pleger
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 213 Pages | ISBN : 3319908774 | 3.99 MB
This book examines the democratic acceptance of spatial planning measures, using Switzerland as a case study. The currently inefficient land use in industrialised countries calls for new spatial planning policies. Yet governments have largely failed to implement innovative policy measures, which may be due to a lack of democratic acceptance. To date, little is known about the democratic acceptance of spatial planning measures. Switzerland offers a promising candidate because of its direct-democratic system, which allows citizens' preferences for specific policy measures to be directly measured.

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Democracy under Threat A Crisis of Legitimacy


Democracy under Threat A Crisis of Legitimacy

Democracy under Threat: A Crisis of Legitimacy? by Ursula van Beek
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 357 Pages | ISBN : 3319894528 | 7.23 MB
This book addresses some of the most pressing questions of our time: Is democracy threatened by globalisation? Is there a legitimacy crisis in contemporary democracies? Is the welfare state in individual countries under pressure from global trends? What are the implications of high-level migration and rising populism for democracy? Does authoritarianism pose a challenge?

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Delta Epiphany Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi


Delta Epiphany Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi

Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi by Ellen B. Meacham
English | April 16th, 2018 | ISBN: 1496817451 | 352 Pages | EPUB | 8.02 MB
In April 1967, a year before his run for president, Senator Robert F. Kennedy knelt in a crumbling shack in Mississippi trying to coax a response from a listless child. The toddler sat picking at dried rice and beans spilled over the dirt floor as Kennedy, former US attorney general and brother to a president, touched the boy's distended stomach and stroked his face and hair. After several minutes with little response, the senator walked out the back door, wiping away tears.

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Defying the Verdict My Bipolar Life


Defying the Verdict My Bipolar Life

Defying the Verdict: My Bipolar Life by Charita Cole Brown
English | May 29th, 2018 | ISBN: 1945883073 | 300 Pages | EPUB | 1.83 MB
During her final semester of college, Charita Brown suffered a psychotic episode frighteningly reminiscent of her grandmother's own breakdown and subsequent hospitalization. Afterward, she was diagnosed with an extreme form of bipolar disorder. Vowing to remain honest, Charita details her struggle after her diagnosis-a life full of love, hope, and success.

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