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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 554.00
Die Krise im Euro-Raum stellt sowohl die Integration Europas als auch die Demokratie in Europa in Frage. Die Globalisierung lässt keine andere Option als eine Weiterentwicklung der Europäischen Integration zu: Es geht nicht mehr um das Ob, sondern um das Wie. Vor dem Hintergrund einer kritischen Analyse der bisherigen Integration in verschiedenen Politikfeldern,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Though scholarly attention to democracy promotion is increasing, there is still little comparative and theoretically-based work on the protagonists of democracy promotion. This book investigates the motives that drive democracy promotion in a comparative and theoretically oriented manner, exploring how democracy promoters deal with conflicting objectives... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
This short books offers the reader a remarkable new perspective on the way markets, laws and societies evolve together. It can be of use to anyone interested in development, market and public sector reform, public administration, politics & law. Based on a wide variety of case studies on three continents and a variety of conceptual sources, the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...