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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements: Analysing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United StatesTaylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
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...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2011; US$ 1,117.00
Die Beiträge des Bandes greifen aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven Fragen auf, die sich im Komplex Demokratie - Kultur - Moderne verorten lassen: Vor welchen Problemen stehen freiheitliche Demokratien in der Moderne? Was geschieht, wenn andere Kulturen mit westlichem Ideengut konfrontiert werden? Wie lassen sich umgekehrt die resultierenden demokratietheoretischen... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 9.95
Dieses Studienbuch bietet eine knappe und systematische Einführung in alle wichtigen Aspekte der direkten Demokratie. Sie dient somit zum Gebrauch für Studierende in Seminaren und Vorlesungen, kann aber auch vom interessierten Leser als grundlegender Überblick verwendet werden. more...