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  • Dictatorshipby Carl Schmitt

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship isCarl Schmitt’s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigmfor his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First WorldWar, Schmitt analyses the problem of the state of emergency and thepower of the Reichspräsident in declaring it. Dictatorship,Schmitt... more...

  • Local Politics in Communist Countriesby Daniel N. Nelson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    There are many reasons why it is important to study local politics -- political culture, government, political process -- in Communist party states. As in all politics, local politics in Communist party states are the political articulation of the local community. This is the political arena where policies concerning local issues are formulated by... more...

  • Rebalancing Societyby Henry Mintzberg

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    Our world is out of balance, says Henry Mintzberg, and the consequences are proving fateful: the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves, with greed having been raised to some sort of high calling. But we can set things right. Mintzberg argues that a healthy society is built on three balanced... more...

  • Rebalancing Societyby Henry Mintzberg

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    Enough of the imbalance that is causing the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves. Enough of the pendulum politics of left and right and paralysis in the political center. We require an unprecedented form of radical renewal. In this book Henry Mintzberg offers a new understanding of the root... more...

  • The Promise and Perils of Populismby Carlos de la Torre

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 30.00

    From the protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square to the Tea Party in the United States to the campaign to elect indigenous leader Evo Morales in Bolivia, modern populist movements command international attention and compel political and social change. When citizens demand "power to the people," they evoke corrupt politicians, imperialists, or oligarchies... more...

  • Die amerikanische Reeducation-Politik nach 1945by Katharina Gerund; Heike Paul

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.26

    Dieser Band beleuchtet die amerikanischen Pläne zur Zukunft Deutschlands nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Im Mittelpunkt stehen die Maßnahmen der Reeducation-Politik, u.a. Amerika-Häuser, Dokumentarfilme, CARE und Schulreformen. Wissenschaftler_innen aus verschiedenen Disziplinen analysieren amerikanische Perspektiven auf die Deutschen und die Strategien... more...

  • Faschisten im KZby Gerhard Köpernik

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 47.43

    Faschisten im KZ? Das gab es, auch wenn sie ?Ehrenhäftlinge? waren, die lediglich mundtot gemacht werden sollten. Die Eiserne Garde, auch Legion genannt, eine nach dem 1. Weltkrieg in Rumänien gegründete faschistische Bewegung, kam im September 1940 an der Seite General Antonescus an die Macht. Sie putschte erfolglos im Januar 1941 gegen den rumänischen... more...

  • The Inner Enemies of Democracyby Tzvetan Todorov

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    The political history of the twentieth century can be viewed asthe history of democracy’s struggle against its externalenemies: fascism and communism. This struggle ended with the fallof the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet regime. Somepeople think that democracy now faces new enemies: Islamicfundamentalism, religious extremism and... more...

  • In the King's Shadowby Philip Manow

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    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 in Crisis (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This volume is an expanded version of the Weil lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1931 and is one of the two texts of Laski?s quasi Marxist period. more...