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  • Democracy, Citizenship and the Global Cityby Engin F. Isin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 88.95

    This book focuses on the controversial and neglected theme of citizenship. It examines the changing role of citizens, their rights, obligations and responsibilities and the issue of accountability in a global society. more...

  • A Politics of Inevitabilityby Ross Beveridge

    Springer 2011; US$ 59.95

    This book provides a detailed analysis of the controversial privatisation of the Berlin Water Company (BWB) in 1999. As with other cases of privatisation around the world, the city's government argued there was no alternative in a context of public debts and economic restructuring. Drawing on post-structuralist theory, the analysis presented here... more...

  • Verwaltungsmodernisierung in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.by Henning Biermann

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 102.69

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Untersuchung gibt einen Überblick über 20 Jahre Verwaltungsmodernisierung in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Eingebettet in die völker-, europa- und verfassungsrechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen stellt sie unter Betonung historischer und politikwissenschaftlicher Bezüge die Bemühungen um Verwaltungsreformen in einem strukturschwachen und... more...

  • Sachsenrecht.by Hiram Kümper

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 144.69

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Sachsenspiegel des Eike von Repgow gehört ohne Frage zu den bedeutendsten Rechtsdenkmälern des deutschen Mittelalters. Diese Bedeutung gewinnt das Werk nicht nur aus sich selbst heraus, sondern vor allem durch seine ganz ungewöhnlich weite, geradezu pan-europäische Verbreitung. Zahlreiche Rechtsbücher nahmen einzelne Rechtssätze... more...

  • De machinerie van de stadby Stefan Couperus

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 50.50

    Industrialisering en verstedelijking maakten de steden in Nederland en elders in Europa vanaf het einde van de negentiende eeuw tot de machinekamer waar nieuwe sociale, economische en ruimtelijke verhoudingen vorm kregen. Wonen, werken, handeldrijven, verplaatsen en recreëren in de stad werden mogelijk gemaakt door de stedelijke overheid. Daarmee werd... more...

  • Local Politics and Democratization in Russiaby Cameron Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    Exploring urban democracy in Russia, this book considers a wide range of cities of different types, and of different political allegiances, showing that the power and status of cities varies tremendously across the federation, as does the development of grassroots democracy. more...

  • Federalism and Local Politics in Russiaby Cameron Ross; Adrian Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    With articles by a high quality set of contributors, including Richard Sakwa, Darrell Slider and Vladimir Gel?man, this book explores the increasingly authoritarian character of Putin?s rule, especially in his second term since 2004. more...

  • Politics of Culture in Liberal Italyby Axel Körner

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    Exploring theatre and opera, architecture and urban planning, the medieval revival and the rediscovery of the Etruscan and Roman past, this book analyzes Italians' changing relationship to their new nation state and the monarchy, class conflicts, and the emergence of new belief systems and of scientific responses to the experience of modernity. more...

  • Another Global Cityby Pierre-Yves Saunier; Shane Ewen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This collection uses the transnational activities of municipal urban governments to historicize the origins and development of the global city, focusing on how urban problems were addressed with concepts that emerged from the "world in between" nations and cities. more...