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  • Staatsstreiche in historischer und kriminologischer Sichtby Wolf Middendorff

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Vanishing Coupby Ivan Perkins

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 82.99

    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$ 34.35

    <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 Politicsby Peter Mandaville

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The West and Islamby Mishal Fahm al-Sulami

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book analyzes the relationship between Western and Islamic political ideas. The focus is on the similarities and differences between Western liberal democracy and shura - often seen as the Islamic counterpart to Western democracy. This is the first work to provide a direct and detailed comparison between the two systems of ideas, as given expression... more...

  • The Political Thought of Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhariby Mahmood T. Davari

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari was a significant figure in the movement which brought the Islamic Republic of Iran into being. Mutahhari, a student of Ayatollah Khomeini and particularly close to his mentor, had broad theoretical concerns regarding religion, society and economy. He is generally considered as a prominent contemporary intellectual figure... more...

  • Revolutions in World Historyby Michael D. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    This broad comparative survey focuses on five big case studies, starting with the English Revolution in the seventeenth century, and going on to the Mexican, Russian, Vietnamese and Iranian Revolutions. Revolutions in World History traces the origins, developments, and outcomes of these revolutions, providing an understanding of the revolutionary... more...