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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Globalisierungby Ulfried Reichardt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 31.00

    - 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...

  • Demokratie ? Kultur ? Moderneby Lino Klevesath; Holger Zapf

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00

    Die Beiträge des Bandes greifen aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven Fragen auf, die sich im Komplex Demokratie - Kultur - Moderne verorten lassen: Vor welchen Problemen stehen freiheitliche Demokratien in der Moderne? Was geschieht, wenn andere Kulturen mit westlichem Ideengut konfrontiert werden? Wie lassen sich umgekehrt die resultierenden demokratietheoretischen... more...

  • Mehr Europa - weniger Demokratie?by Hiltrud Naßmacher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00

    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...

  • Liberty, Wisdom, and Graceby John P. Hittinger

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 39.99

    This work establishes John Hittinger as one of the ost important political theorists of his generation writing from a Thomistic perspective. Standing on the shoulders of Jacques Maritain, Yves Simon, Leo Strauss, and Eric Vogelin, he establishes his own credentials as an equally sagacious social and political thinker. . . . For a Thomist theory of... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Evolutionary Governance Theoryby Kristof Van Assche; Raoul Beunen; Martijn Duineveld

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This short books offers the reader a remarkable new perspective on the way markets, laws and societies evolve together. It can be of use to anyone interested in development, market and public sector reform, public administration, politics & law. Based on a wide variety of case studies on three continents and a variety of conceptual sources, the... 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$ 84.00

    Up to the early 1960s, anticommunism was an important source of identity formation in the Bonn Republic. It aimed at consolidating the still-nascent West German democracy. Renowned historians discuss different governmental and social forms of anticommunism in the pan-German context. more...

  • Democratic Extremism in Theory and Practiceby Paul Lucardie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...