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- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2013; US$ 21.99
Written by Lindsay Tanner?whose parliamentary career spans 18 years, culminating in his position as the minister for finance and deregulation in the Rudd?Gillard governments?this edited selection of his press articles, speeches, and occasional essays discusses a range of major subjects. From 1990 to 2012, this book delves into Labor?s problems and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
Drawing on current debates on secessions within the United Kingdom, this book analyses the British State today and looks at its place in the future. Featuring original contributions from a variety of disciplines, this study tackles the problem of defining and studying the state and looks at the role the nation-state has played as the basic political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
The modern state is hugely important in our everyday lives. It takes nearly half our income in taxes. It registers our births, marriages and deaths. It educates our children and pays our pensions. It has a unique power to compel, in some cases exercising the ultimate sanction of preserving life or ordering death. Yet most of us would struggle to say... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
The new edition of this well-established and highly regarded textbook continues to provide the clearest and most comprehensive introduction to the modern state. It examines the state from its historical origins at the birth of modernity to its current jeopardized position in the globalized politics of the 21st Century. The book has been entirely revised... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 83.00
Nomad Citizenship argues for transforming our institutions and practices of citizenship and markets in order to release society from dependence on the state and capital. It changes Deleuze and Guattaris concept of nomadology into a utopian project with immediate practical implications, developing ideas of a nonlinear Marxism and of the slow-motion... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 175.00
Containing the latest scholarship by an international group of scholars, this book provides an essential guide both to the life and works of Marsilius of Padua as well as to the leading interpretive debates surrounding one of the greatest thinkers of the Latin Middle Ages. more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 95.66
Hauptbeschreibung Warum wirkt Staat? Um diese Frage zu beantworten, ist das der Ökonomie entlehnte Paradigma des Gefangenendilemmas leitend, das zu überwinden die Funktion von Staat beschreibe. Die darin innewohnende Aufgabe, Partikular- und Gesamtinteressen zu koordinieren, erfolgt, indem der Staat Kollektivgüter gewährleistet. Diese der Ökonomie... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 237.00
This book deals with the different translations into Old French of Giles of Romes De regimine principum, dedicated to Philippe le Bel around 1279, and their readership. First-hand manuscript research has permitted us to understand not only the general context of their production but also the social conditions of their transmission and circulation.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
This is a book about the theory of the city or commonwealth, what would come to be called the state, in early modern natural law discourse. Annabel Brett takes a fresh approach by looking at this political entity from the perspective of its boundaries and those who crossed them. She begins with a classic debate from the Spanish sixteenth century over... more...
Zur Dis-/Kontinuität mittelalterlichen politischen Denkens in der neuzeitlichen politischen Theorie.Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 71.74
Hauptbeschreibung In den letzten zwei Jahrzehnten hat sich unser Verständnis von der Beziehung des mittelalterlichen zum modernen Denken grundlegend gewandelt. Während die frühere Forschung von einem unüberwindlichen Bruch zwischen mittelalterlichem und modernem Denken ausging, betont die jüngere Forschung die Kontinuität. Studien, die sich Fragen... more...