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  • Prekäre Legitimitätenby Frank Nullmeier; Dominika Biegon; Jennifer Gronau; Martin Nonhoff; Henning Schmidtke; Steffen Schneider

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 31.33

    Politische Herrschaft konzentriert sich nicht mehr allein auf die Ebene des Nationalstaats. Supra- und internationale Regimes wie EU, UNO und G8 haben im Zeitalter der Globalisierung an Bedeutung gewonnen. Wie aber steht es um die demokratische Legitimität der entstehenden postnationalen Herrschaftsformen? Die Autoren beleuchten, welche Rechtfertigungsmuster... more...

  • The Democratic Gapby Frank Mehring

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 55.96

    Why has the promise of American democracy been so persuasive to immigrants despite prejudice regarding cultural inferiority, a history of slavery and genocide, violations of human rights, media manipulations, and imperial self-righteousness? How can we analyze, understand, and evaluate the response patterns of immigrants, which evolved after the shock... more...

  • The Politics of Moral Capitalby John Kane

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi and Clinton are among those whose 'moral capital' is considered. more...

  • The Pluralist Theory of the Stateby Paul Q. Hirst

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    Paul Hirst makes accessible a neglected but important body of work on radical political theory. His introduction sets the pluralists in their historical context and offers an account of the debate surrounding their work. more...

  • Rousseau and Weberby J.G. Merguior

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Max Weber, central thinkers to the discussion of political legitimacy, represent two very different stages and forms of social theory: early modern political philosophy and classical sociology. In these studies, Dr Merquior describes and assesses their individual contributions to the understanding of the concept of political... more...

  • Practice, Judgment, and the Challenge of Moral and Political Disagreementby Roberto Frega

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 89.99

    The book offers an account of moral and political disagreement, explaining its nature and showing how we should deal with it. It shows how a pragmatist account will help us dealing with the most challenging kinds of moral and political disagreement and overcoming the menaces of skepticism and relativism while not relying upon illusory and unworkable... more...

  • Culture, Structure, or Choice?by Paul V. Warwick

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 36.00

    The study of politics has been profoundly influenced in the post-war era by the introduction of concepts and explanations that highlight the role of culturally determined norms and values in shaping the political process.This study examines three main perspectives from which the social sciences are discussed, and compares the divergent theories by... more...

  • Taylored Citizenshipby CHAR MILLER

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 155.00

    Miller shows how government institutions changed the meaning of American citizenship during the World War II era. He considers the state's role in creating concepts of citizenship and subjectivity by analyzing the application within military and educational institutions of systems of discipline associated with Frederick W. Taylor and scientific management.||Miller... more...

  • Pluralism and the Personality of the Stateby David Runciman

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 53.00

    Pluralism and the Personality of the State tells the history of English political thought from 1900?1933. more...

  • Political Legitimacy in Asiaby John Kane; Hui-Chieh Loy; Haig Patapan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the challenges and obstacles faced by dissident leaders in Asia seeking to introduce reforms into regimes that are either imperfectly democratic or frankly hostile to democratic practices and institutions. more...