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  • Das polnische Fensterby Daniel Logemann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 67.34

    ?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...

  • 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$ 94.99

    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...

  • In the King's Shadowby Philip Manow

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    It is commonly assumed that the rise of modern democracies put an end to the spectacular and ceremonial aspects of political rule that were so characteristic of monarchies and other earlier regimes. The medieval idea that the king had two bodies - a mortal physical body and an eternal political body - strikes us today as alien and remote from our understanding... more...

  • Democracy: A Short, Analytical Historyby Roland N. Stromberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This text sums up the democratic experience in modern Western civilisation. It defines the term and notes the confusions in it, and its changing meanings over the past two centuries or so. It records criticisms, and is especially concerned with the conditions that are neccessary for it to exist. This encompasses a comprehensive literature which the... more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diplomaby Michael Lynch; Ruth D`Rozario

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 31.98

    The renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor. A new edition for World History Topic 10: Authoritarian states (20th Century) An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the widest variety of sources at this level, helping students to develop their knowledge and analytical skills. This second edition of... more...

  • Fascism Past and Present, West and Eastby Roger Griffin; Werner Loh; Walter Laqueur; Andreas Umland

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 30.99

    In the opinion of some historians the era of fascism ended with the deaths of Mussolini and Hitler. Yet the debate about its nature as a historical phenomenon and its value as a term of historical analysis continues to rage with ever greater intensity, each major attempt to resolve it producing different patterns of support, dissent, and even hostility,... more...

  • Demokratisierung im internationalen Vergleichby Gert Pickel; Susanne Pickel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 44.36

    Dieser Band bietet einen aktuellen Überblick zum Stand der Demokratieforschung und zum Demokratievergleich. more...

  • Der demokratische Verfassungsstaatby Birgit Enzmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 44.36

    Einleitung Wenn auch das Hauptgericht aus der regionalen Küche stammte, so konnte es doch mit schwedischen Appetithäppchen, französischem Salat, amerikanischer Vorspeise und einem deutschen Dessert zum Menü vervollständigt sein. Denn als die jungen ostmitteleuropäi- 1 schen Demokratien ihre neuen Verfassungen kreierten, stand ihnen eine erhebliche... more...