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  • Föderalismus in Deutschlandby Klaus Detterbeck; Wolfgang Renzsch; Stefan Schieren

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 54.38

    Kein Gegenstand veranlasste häufiger die Änderung des Grundgesetzes als die bundesstaatliche Ordnung. Der Verfassungsgesetzgeber sah sich immer wieder veranlasst, in einer sich dynamisch wandelnden Industrie- und Dienstleistungsgesellschaft, aber auch unter den Herausforderungen von deutscher Einheit, von Europäisierung und Globalisierung die Zuweisung... more...

  • Liberty, Wisdom, and Graceby John P. Hittinger

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 41.99

    Liberty, Wisdom, and Grace is a comprehensive survey of the Thomists' contributions to contemporary political thought as well as a detailed analysis of their approach to democracy. more...

  • Globalisierungby Ulfried Reichardt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 23.90

    - Dimensionen der Globalisierung: historische, soziologische, politische und ökonomische Aspekte - Globalisierung als kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektive - global turn in den Kulturwissenschaften? - Theorien des Globalen und Methoden globaler Interpretation: Pluralisierung der kulturellen Bezugsrahmen - Das Globale als Beobachtungs- und Interpretationsperspektive:... more...

  • Mehr Europa - weniger Demokratie?by Hiltrud Naßmacher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 21.56

    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...

  • The Comparative International Politics of Democracy Promotionby Jonas Wolff; Hans-Joachim Spanger; Hans-Jürgen Puhle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • 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 Stefan Creuzberger; Dierk Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 65.27

    Der Antikommunismus in der Bonner Republik war bis Anfang der 1960er Jahre eine wichtige Quelle der Identitätsstiftung. Er zielte auf die innere Konsolidierung der noch ungefestigten westdeutschen Demokratie. Namhafte Historiker diskutieren seine verschiedenen staatlichen und gesellschaftlichen Formen. more...

  • Democratic Extremism in Theory and Practiceby Paul Lucardie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Associative Democracyby Paul Hirst

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    In this book Paul Hirst makes a major contribution to democratic thinking, advocating "associative democracy"; the belief that human welfare and liberty are best served when as many of the affairs of society as possible are managed by voluntary and democratically self-governing associations. 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...