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- Random House 2017; US$ 12.68
History does not repeat, but it does instruct. In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people, promised to protect them from global existential threats, and rejected reason in favour of myth. European history shows us... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and Democratization is based on the premise that democracy... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 6.25
A short, sharp intervention in the crucial debate about the future of democracy, which has been brought to a head by events from Brexit to the Trump phenomenon. more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99
This volume examines and assesses the contemporary relationships between old left-of-centre parties and trade unions in twelve countries that have been democracies since at least the mid- to late-1940s. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 106.14
This book empirically discusses recent struggles over land and mining, exploring state-society relations conflicts on various scales. In contrast with the existing literature, analyses in this volume deliberately focus on large-scale land use changes both in relation to the expansion of industrial mining and to agro-industry. The authors... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 38.99
Giving a comprehensive empirical account of the recent student protests in the UK, this book develops our understanding of the social and political pathways to protest participation and non-participation in contemporary society more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14
This book offers a comprehensive account of the nature and development of political communication in Africa. In light of the growing number of African states now turning towards democratic rule, as well as the growing utilization of information technologies in Africa, the contributors examine topics such as: the role of social media in politics,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 648.10
The Societies of Europe is an 8-title series of historical data handbooks and accompanying CD-ROM sets on the development of Europe from the nineteenth to the twentieth century. The series is a product of the Mannheim Centre for Social research, a body dedicated to comparative research on Europe and one of the leading social research institutes in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 106.14
This book is the second of two studies which systematically explore territoriality of the vote in Europe. They investigate when and where voters treat regional elections differently from national contests and aim to increase our understanding of the dynamics of electoral competition, which have become increasingly multifarious and complex in many... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 20.51
Dieser Band bildet die aktuelle Debatte und Forschung zu Demokratiequalität ab. Denn demokratisches Regieren steht derzeit weltweit unter keinem guten Stern. Demokratien stehen wirtschaftlich unter Druck, tendieren mehr und mehr zu autoritären Problemlösungen ? vom Ausnahmezustand bis zur Folter ? und sehen sich zudem mit der Bewältigung von Migrationsbewegungen... more...