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  • Faschisten im KZby Gerhard Köpernik

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.88

    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 as the history of democracy’s struggle against its external enemies: fascism and communism. This struggle ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet regime. Some people think that democracy now faces new enemies: Islamic fundamentalism, religious extremism... more...

  • Dictatorshipby Carl Schmitt

    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...

  • In the King's Shadowby Philip Manow

    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...

  • 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...

  • George Katebby John Seery

    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...

  • 50 Jahre danach ? 50 Jahre davorby Jürgen Reulecke

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.23

    Biographische InformationenDr. Jürgen Reulecke ist Professor em. für Zeitgeschichte an der Universität Gießen. ReiheJugendbewegung und Jugendkulturen ? Jahrbuch - Jahr 2012-2013 more...

  • Politics and Democracy in Microstatesby Wouter Veenendaal

    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...

  • Democracy: A World Historyby Temma Kaplan

    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...

  • Trust in the Capacities of the People, Distrust in Elitesby Kenneth Good

    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...