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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
There is a long tradition in leadership research, of focusing attention on the great and successful leaders and, more recently, on issues of good governance. This study breaks new ground by looking systematically into the manifestations and causes of poor leadership and bad governance in some of the world's most powerful democracies. Focusing on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Recent terms such as globalisation, virtual reality, and cyberspace indicate that the traditional notion of the geographic and the social space is changing. New Transnational Social Spaces illustrates the contemporary relationship between the social and the spatial which has emerged with new communication and transportation technologies, alongside... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00
This volume offers a detailed account of German political institutions as they have developed over the last decades. Each of the individual chapters, written by leading German specialists, provides a balanced assessment of the institution under consideration as well as the more recent political research in the given field. The extended introductory... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 175.00
Ludger Mees offers the first comprehensive study of one of Europe's most protracted ethnic conflicts. He carefully analyzes both the historical roots of the conflict and its later growing violent dimension. Special attention is paid to the framing of a new opportunity structure during the 1990s, which facilitated the first serious, but ultimately... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 45.00
How have the American presidency, the British premiership and the German chancellorship changed over the last half-century? Has there been convergence or divergence in the development of political leadership in the United States and in the two largest democracies of Western Europe? And what difference can individual leaders make in an ever-more complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
During the last two decades transnationalism has become an important conceptual approach and research programme. However, the term has steadily become vague and indistinct underlining the need for conceptual précising as well as more defined empirical research. Rethinking Transnationalism does this in two ways. On one hand it presents theoretical... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 27.95
While the major trends in European integration have been well researched and constitute key elements of narratives about its value and purpose, the crises of integration and their effects have not yet attracted sufficient attention. This volume, with original contributions by leading German scholars, suggests that crises of integration should be seen... more...
- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 120.00
After two centuries of nation-building, the world has entered an era of region-building in search of political stability, cultural cohesion, and socio-economic development. Nations involved in the regional structures and integration schemes that are emerging in most regions of the world are deepening their ambitions, with Europe's integration experience... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99
Ähnlich wie vor etwas mehr als einem Jahrzehnt die Begriffe "global" und "Globalisierung" scheinen heute die Termini "transnational" und "Transnationalisierung" zu viel gebrauchten Modebegriffen zu werden. Sollen damit alle grenzüberschreitenden sozialen Beziehungen bezeichnet werden und wird Transnationalisierung damit ein neuer Catch-All-Begriff?... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 44.99
Arbeit und Produktion sind im 21. Jahrhundert immer stärker grenzüberschreitend vernetzt. Dies galt aber bisher nicht in gleichem Maße für die Regulierung der Arbeits-, Beschäftigungs- und Partizipationsbedingungen der erwerbstätigen Menschen. Nationale Mechanismen und Institutionen dominieren immer noch die Festlegung etwa von Bezahlung, Arbeitszeit,... more...