The second volume in the Tampere Club Series is titled "Preconditions
of Democracy". The volume includes articles by: Michael Baurmann
and Reinhard Zintl, Elinor Ostrom, Geoffrey Brennan, Ruth
Zimmerling, Ernesto Garzón Valdés, James Fishkin,
Aleksander Peczenik, Ilkka Niiniluoto, Bruno S. Frey and the
Tampere Lecture 2004 by President Martti Ahtisaari. The volume
is edited by Professor Geoffrey Brennan and co-edited by Professors
Michael Baurmann and Reinhard Zintl.
The first volume in the new publication
series, The Tampere Club Series, was published in the summer
2005 under the Tampere University Press on the topic "Globalisation
and Democracy". This volume includes articles by Professors
Michael Baurmann, James M. Buchanan, Geoffrey Brennan, Abdou
Filali-Ansary, Bruno S. Frey, Ernesto Garzón Valdés,
Philip Pettit, Ruth Zimmerling, Reinhard Zintl and Raimo
Väyrynen. The book is edited by Professor Ruth Zimmerling.
The first publication of the Tampere Club "The Future
of Democracy" consists of the articles on the theme
of the first meeting in 2002. The book includes several
articles written, for instance, by Professors James M. Buchanan,
Guillermo O´Donnell, Hassan Hanafi and Hide Ishiguro.
The book includes also a general introduction to the Tampere
Club given by the Secretary General of the Club, Professor