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- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00
Few events in the history of humanity rival the Industrial Revolution. Following its onset in eighteenth-century Britain, sweeping changes in agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, and technology began to gain unstoppable momentum throughout Europe, North America, and eventually much of the world?with profound effects on socioeconomic and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The book provides a succinct and much needed introduction to the Council of Europe from its foundation through the early conventions on human rights and culture to its expansion into the fields of social affairs, environment and education. Founded in 1949 within a month of NATO, the Council of Europe was the hub of political debate about integrating... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 48.00
An account of the modernisation and development of the English state in the seventeenth century. more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 22.99
This book analyzes the practice of Russia honoring her legal obligations under the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR): to secure to everyone within its jurisdiction the rights and freedoms defined in the Convention (Article 1 of the ECHR). The study comes to the conclusion that the impact of the ECHR on the Russian legal system, in terms of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 58.95
Gábor Bátonyi analyzes Hungary's changing role and geopolitical position in Central Europe in the light of long-term historical developments. The book contains chapters on the country's economics, politics, society and the transition from Communist state to democracy. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
What is One Nation politics? What has it been, and what should be it be today? Since Ed Miliband?s speech at the 2012 Labour Party Conference these questions have been much asked, but not so often clearly answered. Outlining the historical context, and offering suggestions for contemporary thinkers, this comprehensive overview shows how all three... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00
This volume continues the publication of Professor Elton's collected papers on topics in the history of Tudor and Stuart England. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Shining new light onto an historically pivotal time, this book re-examines the Tudor commonwealth from a socio-political perspective and looks at its links to its own past. Each essay in this collection addresses a different aspect of the intellectual and cultural climate of the time, going beyond the politics of state into the underlying thought... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 34.60
Wurden die Grundeinstellungen europäischer Bürger bisher fast exklusiv durch quantitative Methoden beobachtet und erklärt, so geht die in diesem Buch vorgestellte international vergleichende Studie einen anderen Weg: Das Ziel der von 2006 bis 2009 durchgeführten Erhebungen war es, genauere qualitative Untersuchungstechniken einzusetzen, um so die Komplexität... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; Not Available
Rechtspopulistische Parteien betreiben die Wählermobilisierung aus der Opposition heraus häufig mit sehr großem Erfolg. Mündet dies jedoch in Regierungsbeteiligungen auf nationaler Ebene, so lässt der Wählerzuspruch meist schlagartig wieder nach. Oliver Geden rückt mit der Freiheitlichen Partei Österreichs und der Schweizerischen Volkspartei zwei Akteure... more...