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  • Die nächsten hundert Jahreby George Friedman; Jürgen Neubauer

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 24.20

    2020: China erlebt eine gravierende Krise, ausgelöst durch Konflikte zwischen armer und reicher Bevölkerung, und verschwindet von der Weltbühne. 2050: Polen überflügelt Deutschland wirtschaftlich und politisch. 2080: Solarstrom aus dem All sichert die globale Energieversorgung. 2100: Mexiko fordert die USA als Schwergewicht des amerikanischen Kontinents... more...

  • The Splendors and Miseries of Ruling Aloneby Nino Luraghi

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 51.79

    Monarchy, that is, a political order characterized by a single ruler, is an understudied aspect of Greek politics and culture. The contributors to this e-book provide a unified scholarly framework in which to interpret the sociological as well as the ideological side of monarchic regimes from archaic Greek tyranny to Hellenistic monarchy in Greece... more...

  • Greek Federal States and Their Sanctuariesby Peter Funke; Matthias Haake

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 54.96

    <P>In ancient Greece, religion and politics were inextricably linked. This symbiosis manifests itself particularly clearly in Greek sanctuaries as locations of both cult practices and political activities. A colloquium held at Münster aimed at analysing the formative function of trans-regional sanctuaries in mainland Greece and on the Greek islands... more...

  • The Twilight of Human Rights Lawby Eric Posner

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Countries solemnly intone their commitment to human rights, and they ratify endless international treaties and conventions designed to signal that commitment. At the same time, there has been no marked decrease in human rights violations, even as the language of human rights has become the dominant mode of international moral criticism. Well-known... more...

  • Justice and Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflictby Yaacov Bar Siman Tov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In this book, the late Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov argues that the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process so far has been mainly the result of the inability of both sides to reach an agreed formula for linking justice to peace. The issues of justice and injustice are focused mainly on the outcomes of the 1947-1949 first Arab-Israeli... more...

  • Surveillance in Europeby David Wright; Reinhard Kreissl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion?s clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of scholars and students in the social sciences, arts... more...

  • Das medizinische Selbstbestimmungsrecht Minderjährigerby Sarah Brückner

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.13

    Minderjährige werden heute gesellschaftlich und legislativ als Persönlichkeiten mit eigenen Rechten begriffen. Dennoch ist ihnen die Möglichkeit, selbständig medizinische Eingriffe zu veranlassen, verwehrt. Sollten derart höchstpersönliche Entscheidungen nicht von den betroffenen Personen selbst getroffen werden können? Sarah Brückner untersucht die... more...

  • The Lawsby MobileReference 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every book. ******************. The Laws is Plato''s last and longest dialogue. The question asked at the beginning is not "What is law?" as one would expect- that is the question of the Minos. The first question... more...

  • Protagorasby MobileReference 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Protagoras is a dialogue of Plato. The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and concerns a familiar... more...

  • The Republicby MobileReference 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every book and chapter. ******************. The Republic (Latin: Res Publica, meaning "public business" or literally "public thing") is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 360 BC. It is one... more...