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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...

  • Hegemony and Sovereign Equalityby M.J. Balogun

    Springer 2011; US$ 169.00

    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... 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$ 168.00

    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$ 26.95

    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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Living Translocalityby Julia Verne

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 38.28

    <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...

  • State in Contemporary Islamic Thought, Theby Abdelilah Belkeziz

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • The Political Economy of a Plural Worldby Robert Cox; Michael G. Schechter

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    Building on his seminal contributions to the field, Robert W. Cox engages with the major themes that have characterized his work over the past three decades, and the main topics which affect the globalized world at the start of the twentieth-century. This new volume by one of the world's leading critical thinkers in international political economy... more...