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  • 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...

  • Deliberative Kritik - Kritik der Deliberationby Oliver Flügel-Martinsen; Daniel Gaus; Tanja Hitzel-Cassagnes; Franziska Martinsen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 13.69

    ?Kaum ein Konzept in der jüngeren politischen Theoriegeschichte kann auf eine solch steile und, wie sich mittlerweile gezeigt hat, auch langanhaltende Karriere zurückblicken wie das der Deliberation. Die in diesem Sammelband vereinigten Überlegungen stehen unter der zweiteiligen übergreifenden Überschrift "Deliberative Kritik ? Kritik der Deliberation",... more...

  • Streitbare Demokratie in Deutschland und den Vereinigten Staatenby Gereon Flümann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 20.98

    ?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...

  • Ordnungsbildung und Entgrenzungby Renate Martinsen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 27.37

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Democracy and Democratizationby Michael Moran; Geraint Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 61.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Transnational Muslim Politicsby Peter G. Mandaville

    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...

  • Democracy in Practiceby Helena Catt

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Democratic Thoughtby Paul Barry Clarke; Joe Foweraker

    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...