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  • Does Character Matter?by Richard V. Reeves

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Richard Reeves introduces this collection of short essays with a challenge: I defy you to find a richer set of writings on the philosophical, empirical, and practical issues raised by a focus on character, and in particular its relationship to questions of opportunity.? The evidence? The works of sixteen thoughtful skeptics of and enthusiasts for... more...

  • Does Character Matter?by Richard V. Reeves

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Richard Reeves introduces this collection of short essays with a challenge: I defy you to find a richer set of writings on the philosophical, empirical, and practical issues raised by a focus on character, and in particular its relationship to questions of opportunity.? The evidence? The works of sixteen thoughtful skeptics of and enthusiasts for... more...

  • La Suisse et l'Autreby Johan Rochel

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    Exploration de la politique commune d'immigration de l'UE et de ses conséquences cruciales pour la Suisse Il souffle un vent de méfiance et de repli sur la Suisse et l?Europe. Partout, l?Autre est montré du doigt. On tire à boulets rouges sur les différentes habitudes de vie au sein de la population, le défi de l?intégration, la politique d?immigration... more...

  • Backward Glancesby Conrad Black; Mark Steyn

    McClelland & Stewart 2016; US$ 30.00

    From a preeminent columnist, historian, and bestselling author writing at the top of his game comes an essential collection of writing on politics, economics, culture, religion, and more. Conrad Black is one of our best known writers, historians, and businessmen. This never-before-published collection of Conrad's finest journalism, selected from... more...

  • L'Immense effortby Paul Margueritte; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Sous ce titre, obstine comme le choc d'un marteau-pilon, M. Charles Humbert n'a cessé de réclamer l'industrialisation de la guerre. Son collègue au Sénat, M. Henry Bérenger lui a fait écho, et de partout le grand cri d'alarme, scandé par des voix nombreuses, s'enfle et répond en tocsin au fracas du front, seconde les efforts méritoires... more...

  • The Authoritarian Interludeby Peter Marden

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    What do we value as a political virtue? What are the core values of democracy in the modern era? What is a democratic culture and can it coexist with a predatory capitalist corporatism? Is democracy just about human rights? What is the nature of public dissent? These are some of the questions posed in this book as Peter Marden extends debates on... more...

  • Austerity and the Third Sector in Greeceby Jennifer Clarke; Asteris Huliaras

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Organised civil society in Greece is generally regarded as weak with rankings for associational density, volunteerism and levels of social capital traditionally among the lowest in Europe. Austerity and the Third Sector in Greece explores the context behind the statistics and general perceptions of a society of takers, not givers. Stereotypes of a... more...

  • Virtue and Economyby Andrius Bielskis; Kelvin Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Interest in Aristotelianism and in virtue ethics has been growing for half a century but as yet the strengths of the study of Aristotelian ethics in politics have not been matched in economics. This ground-breaking text fills that gap. Challenging the premises of neoclassical economic theory, the contributors take issue with neoclassicism?s foundational... more...

  • Understanding Federalism and Federationby Alain-G. Gagnon; Soeren Keil

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Based on a variety of contemporary debates on federal theory Understanding Federalism and Federation honours Michael Burgessâ?? contribution to the study of these topics through a selection of approaches, theories, debates and interpretations. Gathering contributors from diverse subfields to synthesize current debates it offers a snapshot of the immense... more...

  • Non-Western Encounters with Democratizationby Christopher K. Lamont; Jan van der Harst

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Non-Western Encounters with Democratization offers diverse perspectives on democracy and transition spanning the Middle East and North Africa to East Asia. This unique collection of essays, drawn from contextually rich case studies presents readers with a variety of non-western encounters with democracy and provides important insights into the dramatic... more...