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  • Legitimacy in International Societyby Ian Clark

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 44.99

    The word 'legitimacy' is seldom far from the lips of practitioners of international affairs. The legitimacy of recent events - such as the wars in Kosovo and Iraq, the post-September 11 war on terror, and instances of humanitarian intervention - have been endlessly debated by publics around the globe. And yet the academic discipline of IR has... more...

  • Staatsstreiche in historischer und kriminologischer Sichtby Wolf Middendorff

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 133.00

    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...

  • Vanishing Coupby Ivan Perkins

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • Living Translocalityby Julia Verne

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 32.67

    <P>Mobility not only challenges the everyday lives of millions of people, it also challenges scientific understandings of society, culture and space. Based on long-term mobile ethnographic research connecting Zanzibar, the Tanzanian mainland, Mombasa, Dubai and London, this volume takes up this challenge by exploring the translocal space emerging... more...

  • Islam and the Foundations of Political Powerby Ali Abdel Razek; Abdou Filali-Ansary; Maryam Loutfi

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 33.99

    Egypt, 1925: the Muslim world is in turmoil over Mustapha Kamal Ataturk's proposal to abolish the caliphate in Turkey. The debate over Islam and politics re-ignites as traditional political systems dissolve under pressure from European powers and most Muslim countries lose their sovereignty. Into this debate enters Ali Abdel Razek, a religious... more...

  • Islam and Politicsby Peter Mandaville

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This book is an accessible and comprehensive account of political Islam in the twenty-first century. Drawing on insights from comparative politics and Islamic studies, it explains the complex interaction between Islam, society, the state, and processes of globalization. The book demonstrates that political Islam, far from being a monolithic phenomenon,... more...

  • Revolutionary Overthrow of Constitutional Orders in Africaby Carlson Anyangwe

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 24.70

    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...

  • Political Legitimization without Morality?by Jörg Kühnelt

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 149.00

    Addresses the prominent problem of state legitimacy and unites contributions of sociologists, political scientists and philosophers Provides an interdisciplinary perspective leading to a better understanding of the difficulties to legitimize a state especially in contemporary pluralistic societies Presents and combine innovative ideas to improve... more...

  • Hegemony and Sovereign Equalityby M. J. Balogun

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 169.00

    Interrogates the philosophy underpinning relations between the individual and the state, between weak and strong states, and among states in general Enables analysts to look at international politics from a new angle Goes beyond western conception of ?international relations? by factoring in non-western worldviews, concerns and priorities more...