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

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 25.48

    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$ 47.32

    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...

  • Powering Down On Authority (English and Dutch)by Avital Ronell; Monika Szewczyk; Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei

    Witte de Withe 2014; US$ 6.99

    Powering Down on Authority is Avital Ronell?s response to Witte de With?s invitation for her to reflect, in lengthy essay form, on the questions of power and authority in our time. more...

  • The Politics of Moral Capitalby John Kane

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    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

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Rousseau and Weberby J.G. Merguior

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Rational Legitimacyby Ronald Rogowski

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 47.95

    This book confronts one of the central questions of political science: how people choose to accept or not to accept particular governments. In contrast to the prevailing view that citizens' decisions about the legitimacy of their governments are strongly conditioned by political culture and socialization and are hence largely non-rational, Ronald... more...

  • Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuildingby Daisaku Higashi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Peacebuilding is a critical issue in world politics. Surprisingly, however, there has not been a full examination of concrete policies and implementation strategies to generate legitimacy in "host states" by either international relations (IR) theorists or practitioners. The objective of this book is to develop an understanding of the mechanisms... more...

  • New Common Groundby Amitai Etzioni

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    Race, age, political affiliation, country of origin, native language?too often Americans define themselves, and are defined, by the differences that separate them. But if the 2008 presidential campaign has taught us anything, it is that we as a people want to look beyond these divisions to the values and interests that unite us. New Common Ground... 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...