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  • Ending Terrorism in Italyby Anna Cento Bull; Philip Cooke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Ending Terrorism in Italy analyses processes of disengagement from terrorism, as well as the connected issues of reconciliation, truth and justice. It examines in a critical and original way how terrorism came to an end in Italy (Part I), and the legacy it has left behind (Part II). The book interrogates a wide array of published memoirs and a considerable... more...

  • The Third Way and its Criticsby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    The idea of finding a 'third way' in politics has become a focus of discussion across the world. Political leaders, in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America claim to be following its principles. Yet the notion has also attracted much criticism. Some say it is an empty concept without any real content. Critics from the more traditional left argue that... more...

  • The Third Wayby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    The idea of finding a 'third way' in politics has been widely discussed over recent months - not only in the UK, but in the US, Continental Europe and Latin America. But what is the third way? Supporters of the notion haven't been able to agree, and critics deny the possibility altogether. Anthony Giddens shows that developing a third way is not only... more...

  • Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopiesby William Sims Bainbridge; Steve Bruce; Roger Finke; Anthony J. Gill; Eva M. Hamberg; Ted G. Jelen; Daniel V. A. Olson; Thorleif Pettersson; Rodney Stark; R Stephen Warner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 43.99

    In Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopies, Ted. G. Jelen brings together the leading scholars in the sociology of religion to debate market theories of religion. As the contributors examine whether or not religious choices can be understood as responding to the same laws of supply and demand as other forms of consumer behavior, they bring out many of the... more...

  • Democracy Promotion and the 'Colour Revolutions'by Susan Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    This book reviews the interplay between domestic contexts and democracy promotion efforts in selected countries of the former Soviet Union and the Western Balkans. The idea behind the six case studies is twofold. In the three cases where ?colour revolutions? occurred (Serbia, Georgia, Ukraine), the authors explore the extent to which external democracy... more...

  • Democracy in Theory and Practiceby Stephen Elstub

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Democracy is an issue of major importance in theory and practice in politics throughout the world. However, democracy?s study and advancement has been significantly compromised by a dichotomy between theorising about democracy, and empirical studies of democracy in practice. In addition to highlighting the need for this gap to be overcome, this book... more...

  • The American Congressby Steven S. Smith; Jason M. Roberts; Ryan J. Vander Wielen

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    Up-to-date and now more student-friendly. Features the 2012 elections, health care reform, and an early take on the 113th Congress. more...

  • Democracy Promotion in the EU?s Neighbourhoodby Sandra Lavenex; Frank Schimmelfennig

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    EU external democracy promotion has traditionally been based on ?linkage?, i.e. bottom-up support for democratic forces in third countries, and ?leverage?, i.e. the top-down inducement of political elites towards democratic reforms through political conditionality. The advent of the European Neighbourhood Policy and new forms of association have introduced... more...

  • Democratic Revolution in Ukraineby Taras Kuzio

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In 2000 a beheaded journalist was found in a remote forest near Kyiv. The corpse led to a scandal when it was revealed that it was that of a journalist critical of the authorities. The President was heard on tapes, made covertly in his office, ordering violence to be undertaken against the journalist. The scandal led to the creation of a wide protest... more...

  • War and Democratizationby Wolfgang Merkel; Sonja Grimm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Promotion of democracy in post-war and post-conflict societies became a topic during the 1990s. The book deals with the legality, legitimacy and effectiveness of military interventions where the international community of states not only felt impelled to engage in military humanitarian or peace-building missions but also in long-term state- and democracy-building.... more...