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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
This book examines the role and function of the state in contemporary economics from a number of diverse economic perspectives, including Austrian, feminist, institutionalist, Marxian, radical and Post Keynesian. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00
In this major addition to the Cambridge Texts series Robert Dyson has chosen texts by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) that manifest the full range of his thinking. The lucid translations are supported by many features designed to assist the student reader, including brief biographies and a concise critical introduction. more...
- Princeton University Press 2007; US$ 42.00
This book argues that many of the basic concepts that we use to describe and analyze our governmental system are out of date. Developed in large part during the Middle Ages, they fail to confront the administrative character of modern government. These concepts, which include power, discretion, democracy, legitimacy, law, rights, and property, bear... 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00
Bartelson argues that we cannot imagine what might lurk 'beyond' the state, because our basic concepts of political order are conditioned by our experience of statehood. Bartelson's critique of the concept of statehood will interest scholars and students of political theory and social theory, and philosophy of social science. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95
Providing the basis for critical engagement with the pessimism of the contemporary age, The Degradation of the International Legal Order? argues passionately for a rehabilitation of the honour of historic events and processes, and of their role in generating legal concepts. Drawing primarily from the Marxian tradition, but also engaging with... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 14.19
Die Europäische Union hat in den letzten Jahrzehnten an außenpolitischem Gewicht hinzugewonnen. Diese Aussage trifft vor allem auf den Nahen Osten zu, wo sie heute neben den Vereinten Nationen, den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika und Russland als Akteur im sogenannten Nahostquartett an einer dauerhaften Lösung des Nahostkonflikts arbeitet. Die vorliegende... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 24.99
Hauptbeschreibung Jeremy Rifkin schreibt die Geschichte der Zivilisation neu und entwirft die Vision einer zukünftigen Ära. Der Schlüssel für unser Zusammenleben in Wirtschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft ist Empathie: die Gabe, sich in andere Menschen hineinzuversetzen und bei allem, was wir tun, die Konsequenzen für andere zu bedenken. Wir sind nicht... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 111.00
This study explores a range of dynamics in state-society relations which are crucial to an understanding of the contemporary world: processes of state formation, collapse and restructuring, all strongly influenced by globalization in its various respects. Particular attention is given to externally orchestrated state restructuring. more...