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- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.63
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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt’s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem of the state of emergency and the power of the Reichspräsident in declaring it. Dictatorship, Schmitt... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
George Kateb?s writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy?sovereignty vested in the many?might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular, albeit ordinary individual. His essays, often leading to unexpected results, have focused on many inter-related topics: rights, representation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Why are small states statistically more likely to have a democratic political system? By addressing this question from a qualitative and comparative methodological angle, this book analyses the effects of a small population size on political competition and participation. By comparing the four microstates of San Marino (Europe), St. Kitts and Nevis... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
At a moment when the term "Democracy" is evoked to express inchoate aspirations for peace and social change or particular governmental systems that may or may not benefit more than a select minority of the population, this book examines attempts from ancient Mesopotemia to the democratic movements of the early twenty-first century to sustain... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
Democratization is conceived as an unending struggle by the poor majority against the small elite of wealth, status, and power. This book is a critical, comparative, and global approach to the study of democratization and the participants who bring the processes and actual struggles alive. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Using the examples of the Ottoman Empire, Spain, Austria, France and Germany, this book describes the principal geopolitical features of the expansionist state. It then presents a model of the operation of the expansionist process over space and time. It goes on to apply the geopolitical characteristics of the model to the period after 1945 in order... more...