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  • The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin Americaby John A. Booth; Mitchell A. Seligson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book examines citizens' attitudes toward the legitimacy of their political systems and the relationship between political legitimacy and democratic stability. more...

  • Political Revolutions of the 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuriesby Tim McNeese

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 84.00

    An encyclopaedic survey of political revolutions, covering three centuries; In addition to substantial essay-length entries, Political Revolutions features sidebars and timelines, a chronology, bibliography, primary documents source, and appendices McNeese and Crompton examine the origins and nature of selected political revolutions in the past three... more...

  • Revolution, Rebellion, Resistanceby Eric Selbin

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    In this ground-breaking book, Eric Selbin argues that we need to look beyond the economic, political, and social structural conditions to the thoughts and feelings of the people who make revolutions. In particular, he argues, we need to understand the stories people relay and rework of past injustices as they struggle in the present toward a better... more...

  • Three Anarchical Fallaciesby William A. Edmundson

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This book exposes fallacies inspired by the idea that coercion seems inseparable from government and in doing so shows that living in a just state remains a worthy ideal. more...

  • State in Contemporary Islamic Thought, Theby Abdelilah Belkeziz

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    The debates on 'Islam and Modernity' clearly include in their analysis notions of the State. Abdelillah Belkeziz here charts the development of the concept of 'the state' (al-dawlah) in Islamic discourse over the last two centuries. The result is a tour de force survey of the most influential Muslim thinkers of the modern era, which encompasses three... more...

  • Hegemony and Sovereign Equalityby M. J. Balogun

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00

    The ?interest contiguity theory,? which is the book?s centerpiece, holds that rather than a smooth, one-way cruise through history, humankind?s journey from the inception to the present has brought him/her face to face with broadly three types of interests. The first is the individual interest, which, strange as it may sound, tends to be internally... more...

  • Staatsstreiche in historischer und kriminologischer Sichtby Wolf Middendorff

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 123.50

    Staatsstreiche in historischer und kriminologischer Sicht: Vortrag gehalten vor der Juristischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin am 10. Februar 1988 ... Gesellschaft zu Berlin) more...

  • Political Science: An Islamic Perspectiveby Abdul Rashid Moten

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 176.00

    This book investigates, both theoretically and in considerable empirical detail, the teachings of Islam vis-a-vis politics. It defines the essence of Islamic civilization and highlights aspects of the colonial encounter as a background for understanding contemporary dynamics of the Muslim world. It shows, through textual, intellectual, and historical... more...

  • Revolutionary Overthrow of Constitutional Orders in Africaby Carlson Anyangwe

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 28.00

    The subject of revolutionary overthrow of constitutional orders in Africa is at the intersection of three disciplines: jurisprudence and legal philosophy, constitutional law and power politics, and civil-military relations, that is, military security policy which is one aspect of national security policy. The subject is of interest in at least four... more...

  • Vanishing Coupby Ivan Perkins

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 84.99

    This thoughtful and engaging book offers the first extended analysis of coups, a central factor shaping world history and politics. Ivan Perkins introduces a new theory to explain why a military coup or revolution is such an unthinkable prospect in advanced democracies. Focusing especially on the first three coup-free states?the Venetian Republic,... more...