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  • The Atlantic Imperial Constitutionby Ken MacMillan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Drawing on recent trends in both Atlantic and center-periphery literature, this book examines the relationship between the English crown - monarch, privy council, and ancillary bodies - and its Atlantic colonies under the early Stuart monarchs, James I and Charles I, circa 1603-1642. In doing so, it engages directly with a very large body of existing... more...

  • The Council of Europeby Martyn Bond

    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...

  • Democracy and Reform 1815 - 1885by D. G. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.99

    An authoritative study of the bloodless revolution which transformed Britain's political system. more...

  • Die Kunst der Politikby Barbara Lesjak

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.95

    Kunst der Politik ? so nannten die ersten politischen Denker jene Fähigkeiten, die für die Ausübung einer politischen Tätigkeit vonnöten wären. Platon und Aristoteles glaubten, dass diese Kunst aus einer Reihe von Tugenden (heute würden wir von ?Fähigkeiten? oder ?Kompetenzen? sprechen) besteht, die prinzipiell jedem Staatsbürger (heute würden wir... more...

  • Diskursstrategien im Rechtspopulismusby Oliver Geden

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.72

    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...

  • Dismembering the Body Politicby Paul D. Halliday

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 42.00 US$ 34.44

    An account of the emergence of local partisan politics in the century after the English Civil War. more...

  • From Elections to Democracyby Susan Rose-Ackerman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This study documents the weaknesses of public oversight and participation in policymaking in Hungary and Poland. more...

  • Henry VIIby Roger Lockyer; Andrew Thrush

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This study reassesses the policies of the founder of the Tudor dynasty and shows how Henry worked within existing traditions rather than breaking with the past. Every facet of the reign is considered including the nature of government - both at central and local level, financial policy, relations with the Church, foreign policy, economic affairs and... more...

  • Hungaryby Gábor Bátonyi

    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...

  • The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights on Russian Lawby Anton Burkov; Francoise Hampson

    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...