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  • Verhärtete Frontenby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    "Der Islam ist eine barbarische Ideologie." Es gibt zunehmend Menschen, die solche Auffassungen vertreten. Getarnt hinter dem Begriff Islamkritik, nutzen einige von ihnen die berechtigte Forderung nach der kritischen Auseinandersetzung mit einer Religion und ihren Anhängern aus, um Vorurteile zu schüren. Viele Muslime sind entsetzt. Unter ihnen festigen... 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...

  • The Theory of Social Revolutionsby Brooks Adams

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 7.95

    In America, in 1770, a well-defined aristocracy held control. As an effect of the Industrial Revolution upon industry and commerce, the Revolutionary War occurred, the colonial aristocracy misjudged the environment, adhered to Great Britain, were exiled, lost their property, and perished. Immediately after the American Revolution and also as a part... more...

  • Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Cultureby Benjamin L. Alpers

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture: Envisioning the Totalitarian Enemy, 1920s-1950s 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 Islamby Nazih Ayubi

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    Islamic theocracy is now firmly established in fundamentalist Iran, and waves of fundamentalism are sweeping the entire Islamic world, and its diaspora. This book examines the claim of those Islamists who contend that, as a belief system and a way of life, Islam carries with it a theory of politics and the state which should be applied unquestioningly.... more...

  • Dictatorship in History and Theoryby Peter Baehr; Melvin Richter

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    Historians and political theorists consider the subject of nineteenth- and twentieth-century dictatorships. 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...

  • Jihad and its Interpretation in Pre-Colonial Moroccoby Amira K. Bennison

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00

    This book investigates the importance of waging jihad for legitimacy in pre-colonial Morocco. It counters colonial interpretations of the pre-colonial Moroccan sultanate as hopelessly divided into territories of 'obedience' and 'dissidence' by suggesting that state-society warfare was one aspect of a constant process of political negotiation. Detailed... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

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