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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
In contemporary American political culture, claims of American exceptionalism and anxieties over its prospects have resurged as an overarching theme in national political discourse. Yet never very far from such debates lie animating fears associated with race. Fears about the loss of national unity and trust often draw attention to looming changes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ?contested democracy?. In view of recent mobilizations such as the Arab Spring and the Occupy movement, in which... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 54.99
The Oxford Handbooks of American Politics are a set of reference books offering authoritative and engaging critical overviews of the state of scholarship on American politics. Each volume focuses on a particular aspect of the field. The project is under the General Editorship of George C. Edwards III, and distinguished specialists in their respective... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 28.99
Through a series of carefully chosen vignettes, Stephen E. Frantzich portrays citizens from every walk of life-rich and poor, old and young, black and white, male and female, left and right, famous and obscure engaged in extraordinary civic activity. Their causes run the gamut from civil rights to flag burning, from the Internet to the environment-but... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 37.99
Democracy Reconsidered provides an enlightening study of democracy in America's post-modern context. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and Peter Augustine Lawler explore some of the foundational principles of democracy as they have been borne out in American society. The essays included in this volume examine the lessons that novelists, philosophers, and political... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 24.99
Forty years ago the Watergate scandal deeply wounded Americans? faith in government. Since then, good-government reformers and big-government opponents have been on a shared mission to make everything transparent. The problem is that too much light is scaring Congressmen away from making the tough choices necessary to govern in the national interest.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 50.00
Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials. The structure of political representation and the separation of powers detailed in the United States Constitution were intended to restrain self-interested ambition. Because not all citizens have a... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 36.43
Hauptbeschreibung Die Globalisierung und ihre Transformationen betreffen jeden von uns. Ihre Auswirkungen sind in alle Bereiche unseres täglichen Lebens vorgedrungen. Auch Nationalstaaten und ihre Institutionen sind in folge dessen von Veränderungen betroffen, die sich auch auf die diversen Tätigkeitsfelder der Sozialen Arbeit auswirken. Neben der... more...
- Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2011; US$ 25.98
Hauptbeschreibung Orientierungshilfe bei Rechtsfragen im internationalen Kontext. Um Haftungsrisiken zu vermeiden, sollten international tätige Manager die relevanten Regelungen im Ausland kennen. Das Buch vermittelt das rechtliche Basiswissen für Dänemark. Übersichtlich werden die rechtlichen Pflichten in typischen Praxissituationen erläutert. Dazu... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
Social activism and dissent have become global phenomena for our times. Ordinary people across the world are fighting back. This newly potent political force has defeated governments in India and Spain, and has brought down the EU draft constitution. Disaffected by the triumph of markets, public goods, public interest and public spaces are regaining... more...