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  • Barock und Aufklärungby Heinz Duchhardt; Matthias Schnettger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    A standard work in a revised edition: Matthias Schnettger and Heinz Duckhardt have fully updated this highly praised textbook on the Enlightenment and the Baroque period. Their overview considers the latest perspectives in research, and the bibliography has been supplemented with key works published since the last edition. The volume is... more...

  • Freedom's Rightby Axel Honneth

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.00

    The theory of justice is one of the most intensely debated areas of contemporary philosophy. Most theories of justice, however, have only attained their high level of justification at great cost. By focusing on purely normative, abstract principles, they become detached from the sphere that constitutes their “field of application” -... more...

  • Nach dem Ersten Weltkriegby Tim B. Müller

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 7.56

    Was lässt die Demokratie scheitern und was macht sie krisensicher? Um Antworten zu finden, muss sich der Blick auf die Zwischenkriegszeit richten. Die Zeit nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg, der "Urkatastrophe" des 20. Jahrhunderts, war die Geburtsstunde moderner Demokratien. Doch die modernste Demokratie jener Zeit, die Weimarer Republik scheiterte... more...

  • Democratic Transitionsby Sujian Guo; Gary A Stradiotto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Democratic transitions have occurred in many countries in various regions across the globe, such as Southern Europe, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and these nations have undergone simuntaneously political, economic and social transformations. Yet, the patterns and characteristics of transitions... more...

  • Reasoning With Who We Areby Mark Redhead

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 92.99

    In this ambitious study, Mark Redhead explores versions of public reasoning in the works of six of the most important voices in contemporary political theory; Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor, Hannah Arendt, Seyla Benhabib, Michel Foucault, and William E. Connolly. He identifies an important but as of yet unappreciated version of public reasoning--,... more...

  • Das polnische Fensterby Daniel Logemann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 77.00

    ?Polnisches? übte im sozialistischen Alltag einen großen Reiz auf die Leipziger und Leipzigerinnen aus: Der mal ferne, mal nahe Nachbar (je nach Situation an den deutsch-polnischen Grenzen) war ein Stück Westen im Osten, das von offizieller Seite stetig misstrauisch beäugt wurde. Gerade Einkaufstourismus und Schleichhandel wurden zu einem deutsch-polnischen... more...

  • Global Democracy, Social Movements, And Feminismby Catherine Eschle

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    In Global Democracy, Social Movements, and Feminism Catherine Eschle examines the relationship between social movements and democracy in social and political thought in the context of debates about the exclusions and mobilizations generated by gender hierarchies and the impact of globalization. Eschle considers a range of approaches in social and... more...

  • Exploring Federalismby Daniel J. Elazar

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    The release of this book in 1987 prompted a flurry of excellent and complimentary reviews furthering Elazar?s already considerable reputation as the leading contemporary scholar of federalism. more...

  • Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreementsby Jeffrey Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to provide a theoretical framework for their study. ... more...

  • Nations in Transit 2014by Freedom House

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 89.99

    Since 1995, Freedom House?s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region?s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for the benefit of policymakers, researchers, journalists, and democracy advocates alike. more...