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Everyone Counts
Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?
Josh Lerner
As more and more communities turn to participatory budgeting as a means of engaging citizens, prioritizing civic projects, and allocating local, state, and federal funding, this cogent volume will offer guidance and inspiration to others who want to transform democracy in the United States and elsewhere.



Rebuilding Public Institutions Together
Professionals and Citizens in a Participatory Democracy
Albert W. Dzur
The Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal is an initiative of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Pennsylvania State University. It annually recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and organizations that produce exceptional innovations to further democracy in the United States or around the world.In this book, Albert W. Dzur argues...



Who Cares?
How to Reshape a Democratic Politics
Joan C. Tronto
Joan C. Tronto argues that we need to rethink American democracy, as well as our own fundamental values and commitments, from a caring perspective.



Why American Elections Are Flawed (And How to Fix Them)
Pippa Norris
Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them) describes several major challenges observed during the 2016 U.S. elections. Pippa Norris outlines the core concept and measure of electoral integrity, the key yardstick used by the Electoral Integrity Project to evaluate free and fair elections.



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