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  • Pathways to Democracyby James Frank Hollifield; Calvin C. Jillson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Freedom's Rightby Axel Honneth

    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...

  • Reasoning With Who We Areby Mark Redhead

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    In this ambitious study, Mark Redhead explores versions of public reasoning in the works of six of the most important voices in contemporary political theory; Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor, Hannah Arendt, Seyla Benhabib, Michel Foucault, and William E. Connolly. He identifies an important but as of yet unappreciated version of public reasoning--,... more...

  • Gebühren für Gefahrenabwehr.by Stefan Habermann

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 91.40

    Hauptbeschreibung Staatliches Handeln muss dem Gemeinwohl dienen. Verstößt der Staat gegen dieses Ziel, wenn er für die Erfüllung von Aufgaben, die nur er erfüllen kann und muss, vom Bürger eine besondere Geldleistung verlangt? Sehr bedeutsam ist diese Frage auf dem Gebiet des Gefahrenabwehrrechts, da die Gewährung von Sicherheit die physische Existenz... more...

  • Liberty, Wisdom, and Graceby John P. Hittinger

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Out of and into authoritarian lawby A. Sajo

    BRILL 2002; US$ 192.00

    The essays in this collection reflect on the promises, hopes and fears dominant in the narratives on and realities of doing away with authoritarian regimes. They combine first-hand insider accounts with interdisciplinary scholarly analysis. more...

  • Helpless Imperialistsby Maurus Reinkowski; Gregor Thum

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 44.75

    Das Zeitalter des Hochimperialismus (1850?1950) wurde bisher als Zeitraum unangefochtener ökonomischer, technologischer und militärischer Überlegenheit der europäischen Kolonialmächte gesehen. »Helpless Imperialists« beleuchtet den bisher in der Forschung kaum beachteten Aspekt imperialer Frustration und geht dem Zusammenhang zwischen dem Scheitern... more...

  • Global Democracy, Social Movements, And Feminismby Catherine Eschle

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    In Global Democracy, Social Movements, and Feminism Catherine Eschle examines the relationship between social movements and democracy in social and political thought in the context of debates about the exclusions and mobilizations generated by gender hierarchies and the impact of globalization. Eschle considers a range of approaches in social and... more...

  • Exploring Federalismby Daniel J. Elazar

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 29.95

      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...

  • Nach dem Ersten Weltkriegby Tim B. Müller

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 8.75

    Was lässt die Demokratie scheitern und was macht sie krisensicher? Um Antworten zu finden, muss sich der Blick auf die Zwischenkriegszeit richten. Die Zeit nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg, der "Urkatastrophe" des 20. Jahrhunderts, war die Geburtsstunde moderner Demokratien. Doch die modernste Demokratie jener Zeit, die Weimarer Republik scheiterte... more...