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  • The Common Causeby Leela Gandhi

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    Europeans and Americans tend to hold the opinion that democracy is a uniquely Western inheritance, but in  The Common Cause , Leela Gandhi recovers stories of an alternate version, describing a transnational history of democracy in the first half of the twentieth century through the lens of ethics in the broad sense of disciplined self-fashioning.... 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...

  • Democratic Transitionsby Sujian Guo; Gary A Stradiotto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Democratic transitions have occurred in many countries in various regions across the globe, such as Southern Europe, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and these nations have undergone simuntaneously political, economic and social transformations. Yet, the patterns and characteristics of transitions... more...

  • Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Educationby James M. Magrini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Distinct among contemporary philosophical studies focused on education, this book engages the history of phenomenological thought as it moves from philosophy proper (the European phenomenological-hermeneutic tradition) through curriculum studies. It thus presents the "best of both worlds" for the reader; there is a "play" or movement from philosophy... more...

  • Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Contextby Robert Nichols; Jakeet Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully has made key contributions to some of the most pressing... more...

  • Social Engineering and Nonverbal Behavior Setby Christopher Hadnagy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed and explained by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unraveled the mystery in social engineering. Examines social engineering, the science... more...

  • Nach dem Ersten Weltkriegby Tim B. Müller

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 9.25

    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...

  • 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...

  • Die Antinomien der Demokratieby Oliver Hidalgo

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 82.15

    Freiheit und Gleichheit, Volkssouveränität und Repräsentation, Individuum und Gemeinschaft - sechs Paare solcher nicht aufzulösenden Gegensätze bilden in dieser Studie den roten Faden in der Betrachtung zentraler Streitpunkte der Demokratie von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Der normative Anspruch der Demokratie erschließt sich uns erst dann, so Hidalgo,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Welfare Stateby Bent Greve

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 89.99

    This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred cross-referenced entries that focus on the definitions and concepts that are the most relevant, long lasting, and important concepts.... more...