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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 20.53
?Wie verfahren demokratische Verfassungsstaaten mit politischen Extremisten, die offen oder verdeckt eine diktatorische Ordnung anstreben, sich dabei jedoch zunächst keiner physischen Gewalt bedienen? Gereon Flümann unternimmt einen Vergleich der Vereinigten Staaten und der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und fragt danach, wie sich in beiden Staaten unterschiedliche... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 13.39
Im Buchvorhaben geht es darum, das Verständnis der theoretisch gehaltvollen Begriffe Entgrenzung und Ordnungsbildung aus gesellschaftstheoretischer Warte zu vertiefen und zugleich anhand des Themenschwerpunkts Demokratiewandel zu beleuchten. Die Thematisierung von Bestandsvoraussetzungen und Entwicklungschancen der Demokratie ist für das politikwissenschaftliche... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
bThis unique textbook provides students with a detailed look at many different aspects of democracy in practice: clearly describing and analysing all three existing models of democracy: * participatory democracy * referenda and initiatives * representative or liberal democracy. Using numerous real life examples from all over the world, this text... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 58.95
This book analyzes Islam as a form of 'travelling theory' in the context of contemporary global transformations such as diasporic communities, transnational social movements, global cities and information technologies. Peter Mandaville examines how 'globalization' is manifested as lived experience through a discussion of debates over the meaning of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 635.00
Containing almost 200 entries from 'accountability' to the 'Westminster model' the Encyclopedia of Democratic Thought explores all the ideas that matter to democracy past, present and future. It is destined to become the first port-of-call for all students, teachers and researchers of political science interested in democratic ideas, democratic practice,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
In this collection of writings, leading historians of political thought and political theorists provide an overview of traditional and contemporary republicanism. The first part of the book presents studies of ancient and modern versions of republicanism in Athenian and Roman political thought, as well as in Machiavelli and Montesquieu. The second... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2004; US$ 16.00
When the Founding Fathers were searching for the best and fairest form of government, they studied the models of Athenian democracy, the Roman republic, and the Iroquois Confederacy and created what is now called a modern liberal democracy. Today, 81 nations can be described as fully democratic. Yet in numerous countries around the world democracy... more...