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- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 27.84
Hauptbeschreibung Keine der im Deutschen Bundestag vertretenen Parteien steht so sehr im Banne der eigenen Geschichte wie die Partei DIE LINKE und ihre Vorgängerin PDS. Keine andere hat eine so wechselhafte Geschichte, wie diese aus der SED hervorgegangene Partei. Daraus ergibt sich die Frage, wie DIE LINKE dieses Erbe verwaltet und wie sie ihre... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Through cross-referenced A to Z entries, this book focuses on the historical development of the welfare state, while simultaneously providing in-depth explanation of core terms and elements of the welfare states, their structure, their present situation, and their historical developments. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 155.00
To preserve social order the state must administer civil society, with a threefold purpose - the fashioning of the market, the constitution of legal subjectivity and the subsumption of struggle. In Administering Civil Society Mark Neocleous offers a rethinking of the state-civil society distinction through the idea of political administration. This... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book is devoted to an analysis of progress in electronic government. It contains a series of papers by experts in the field who report on a range of real world e-government projects and associated evaluative studies. These cover the analysis of parliamentary and central government web sites, and a variety of more specialized national and local... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 29.95
Since first published in 2002, After Capitalism has offered students and political activists alike a coherent vision of a viable and desirable alternative to capitalism. David Schweickart calls this system Economic Democracy, a successor-system to capitalism which preserves the efficiency strengths of a market economy while extending democracy to... more...
- Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 28.95
In this trenchant challenge to social engineering, Paul Gottfried analyzes a patricide: the slaying of nineteenth-century liberalism by the managerial state. Many people, of course, realize that liberalism no longer connotes distributed powers and bourgeois moral standards, the need to protect civil society from an encroaching state, or the virtues... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 134.99
Given the almost universal assumption that democracy is a 'good thing', the goal of mankind, it is easy to forget that 'rule by the people' has been vehemently opposed by some of the most distinguished thinkers in the Western tradition. The author attempts to combat collective amnesia by systematically exploring and evaluating anti-democratic... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 52.94
<P>Das Wort von der "alternativlosen" Politik ist in aller Munde. Dahinter steht die Vorstellung einer exekutivischen Politik, die nicht in Zweifel gezogen werden darf. Das Wesensmerkmal der Politik ist aber gerade die Auswahl zwischen Alternativen. Unter "alternativloser" Politik verstehen die Herrschenden jedoch die einzig... more...
- CODESRIA 2011; US$ 26.95
The advent of formal independence in former French colonies in Black Africa meant the dawn of a new era: the struggle against neocolonialism. African students rallying around this struggle became new strangers and targets for expulsion out of France. The French government of the time resorted, therefore, to massive expulsions against their labour and... more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 16.00
Twenty-five years ago, when Pat Robertson and other radio and televangelists first spoke of the United States becoming a Christian nation that would build a global Christian empire, it was hard to take such hyperbolic rhetoric seriously. Today, such language no longer sounds like hyperbole but poses, instead, a very real threat to our freedom and our... more...