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  • Change Elections to Change America: Democracy Mattersby Jay R. Mandle; Joan D. Mandle; Adonal Foyle

    Easton Studio Press, LLC 2014; US$ 7.99

    A social movement is needed to reduce the excessive power of wealth to influence politics. Democracy Matters organizes students in the hope of building such a social movement. It seeks to achieve the enhanced political equality that could be secured with the public funding of election campaigns. Historically, young people have provided a moral... more...

  • Starve and Immolateby Banu Bargu

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Starve and Immolate tells the story of leftist political prisoners in Turkey who waged a deadly struggle against the introduction of high security prisons by forging their lives into weapons. Through an innovative approach that weaves together contemporary and critical political theory with political ethnography, Starve and Immolate analyzes the death... more...

  • Gacaca Courts versus the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and National Courtsby Charity Wibabara

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 95.41

    Art und Ausmaß der Menschenrechtsverletzungen veranlasste die Regierung Ruandas und die internationale Gemeinschaft 1994, verschiedene Mechanismen zu installieren, um die Täter zur Rechenschaft zu ziehen. Die Studie bietet neue Einblicke in das nationale Fallrecht und vergleicht es mit der Arbeit des Internationalen Strafgerichtshofs für Ruanda (ICTR).... more...

  • The Republicby Plato; Raymond Larson; Eva T. H. Brann

    Wiley 2014; US$ 11.95

    This highly regarded volume features a modern translation of all ten books of The Republic along with a synoptic table of contents, a prefatory essay, and an appendix on The Spindle of Necessity by the translator and editor, Raymond Larson. Also included are an introduction by Eva T. H. Brann, a list of principal dates in the life of Plato, and a... more...

  • A Companion to Greek Democracy and the Roman Republicby Dean Hammer

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    A Companion to Greek Democracy and the Roman Republic offers a comparative approach to examining ancient Greek and Roman participatory communities. Explores various aspects of participatory communities through pairs of chapters—one Greek, one Roman—to highlight comparisons between cultures Examines the types of relationships that... more...

  • The Constitution of Libertyby F.A. Hayek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Working after the war, Hayek's writing was very much against the tide of mainstream Keynesian economic thought. But in the 1970s and 1980s - the eras of Thatcherism and Reaganomics - he was championed as a prophet of neo-liberalism by those who were seeking to revolutionize the post-war social consensus. The Constitution of Liberty is crucial reading... more...

  • Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rightsby K V Thomas

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95

    Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights  unfolds a mosaic of social issues, especially of the weaker and marginalized section, closely intertwined with internal security.  Based on an empirical study of the Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) movement in Andhra Pradesh, once the citadel of LWE, it offers a deep analysis of the growth and consolidation of LWE... more...

  • Human Security and Sierra Leone's Post-Conflict Developmentby Francis Wiafe-Amoako; Ali A. Mazrui

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    Managing post-conflict progress has been an elusive task for policymakers and other stakeholders. This book discusses domestic peace, security, and development in Sierra Leone, and argues for human security as the basis for building a sustainable post-conflict environment. more...

  • Martha Nussbaum und das gute Lebenby Johannes Nathschläger

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.23

    Was ist ein gutes Leben? Eine der ältesten philosophischen Fragen erlebt unter zeitgenössischen Autoren eine bemerkenswerte Renaissance. Martha Nussbaum, Professorin für Ethik und Rechtswissenschaften an der University of Chicago, hat mit ihrer Version des Capabilities Approach (Fähigkeitenansatz) einen innovativen Debattenbeitrag geliefert. Anders... more...

  • Comic Cure for Delusional Democracyby Gene Fendt

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    In this book, author Gene Fendt shows how Plato's Republic provides a liturgical purification for the political and psychic delusions of readers, even as Socrates provides the same for his interlocutors at the festival of Bendis. more...