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  • Three Anarchical Fallaciesby William A. Edmundson

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 43.00

    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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • The History of Islamic Political Thoughtby Antony Black

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    Second edition of the history of Islamic political thought that traces its roots from early Islam to the current age of Fundamentalism (622 AD to 2010 AD). more...

  • Living Translocalityby Julia Verne

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 39.40

    <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...