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- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21
How has it been possible for Irish political leaders to actively promote two of the largest challenges to Irish nation-statehood: the concession of sovereignty to the European Union and the retraction of the constitutional claim over Northern Ireland? The author of this book argues that such discourses are integrally connected and, what is more, embody... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77
Common wisdom has long held that the ascent of the modern nation coincided with the flowering of Enlightenment democracy and the decline of religion, ringing in an age of tolerant, inclusive, liberal states.Not so, demonstrates Anthony W. Marx in this landmark work of revisionist political history and analysis. In a startling departure from a historical... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This book investigates secessionist movements within the European Union, drawing on the author?s in-depth research interviews with elected members of the major pro-independence political parties in Flanders, Scotland, and Catalonia. The book considers shifts within party platforms as well as why these regions are not yet independent. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Islam in India, as elsewhere, continues to be seen as a remainder in its refusal to "conform" to national and international secular-modern norms. Such a general perception has also had a tremendous impact on the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent, who as individuals and communities have been shaped and transformed over centuries of socio-political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
State Building and Democratization in Bosnia and Herzegovina details the post-Dayton evolution of the country over the last two decades. Carefully evaluating the successes and failures the book explores the slow progress of the democratization process and how key elites initially took hold of the state and its institutions and have successfully retained... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95
What happens to the citizen when states and nations come into being? How do the different ways in which states and nations exist define relations between individuals, groups, and the government? Are all citizens equal in their rights and duties in the newly established polity? Addressing these key questions in the contested and ethnically heterogeneous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95
This century has seen the continuation of long-term trends in the movement of the territorial boundaries of nation states alongside the emergence of new tensions. The repercussions of the Scottish referendum and the heightened urgency of the Catalonia question along with the continued economic problems faced by the Eurozone have given new energy and... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99
WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF BRITAIN LEAVES THE EU - AND HOW WILL IT AFFECT YOU? Europe: vital for Britain?s economy and global standing or a bureaucratic monster hell-bent on destroying our national sovereignty? And why is no one talking about what leaving the European Union would actually mean? Addressing the real issues surrounding a potential EU exit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95
The Europeanisation of Contested Statehood: The EU in northern Cyprus acts as a case study of the impact of the EU on institutions, political parties and civil society in 'contested states', self-declared states which remain unrecognised in world politics. Research drawn from qualitative analysis of official documents, public discourse and interviews... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
Democracy is above all about majority rule. But which majority should rule if a part of a country wants to secede and become independent? Should the majority of the whole country decide? Or only the majority in the part that seeks to become independent be allowed to vote? Referendums and democracy have often been perceived to be almost incompatible... more...