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  • Democracy Assistanceby Peter Burnell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This examination of how Western governments support democracy worldwide considers how countries use this aid. Attention is paid to post-conflict situations and semi-authoritarian regimes where democratization has stalled, and international support of democratic decentralization is assessed. more...

  • "Geistige Gefahr" und "Immunisierung der Gesellschaft"by Dierk Hoffmann; Stefan Creuzberger

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 84.00

    Up to the early 1960s, anticommunism was an important source of identity formation in the Bonn Republic. It aimed at consolidating the still-nascent West German democracy. Renowned historians discuss different governmental and social forms of anticommunism in the pan-German context. more...

  • Democratic Extremismby Paul Lucardie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Democracy and extremism are usually considered as opposites. We assume that our system (in the UK, the USA, the Netherlands etc.) is democratic, and extremists try to destroy our system and introduce some kind of dictatorship, if not chaos and anarchy. Yet in many cases, the extremists seem sincere in their attempt to construct a more democratic polity.... more...

  • Democracy and its Critics (Routledge Revivals)by Jon Roper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1989, a guide for students coming for the first time to the study of democracy, who often find it difficult to trace the developement of the idea and to place it in historical context. In this accesible and informative text, Jon Roper introduces the reader to arguments for and against criticisms of the concept of democracy.... more...

  • Pathways to Democracyby James Frank Hollifield; Calvin C. Jillson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Internationaler Populismus als Konzeptby Florian Hartleb

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 51.78

    Reihe International Studies on Populism - Band 1 more...

  • Absolutismus, ein unersetzliches Forschungskonzept? L'absolutisme, un concept irremplaçable?by Lothar Schilling

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2008; US$ 49.00

    Die Frühe Neuzeit kannte eine Vielzahl von Diskursen, Performanzen und Repräsentationen, die auf eine Überhöhung des Monarchen abzielten, ohne sich jedoch zu einer kohärenten Gesamtheit zusammenzufügen. Ist das umfassende Forschungskonzept "Absolutismus" diesem heterogenen Befund angemessen? Die Beiträge gehen dieser Frage im Wesentlichen anhand von... 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$ 8.41

    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$ 140.00

    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...