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- Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 95.00
Since the Enlightenment, liberal democratic governments in Europe and North America have been compelled to secure the legitimacy of their authority by constructing rational states whose rationality is based on modern forms of law. The first serious challenge to liberal democratic practices of legal legitimacy comes in Marx's early writings on Rousseau... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
In this fascinating book, the author of The Hinge Factor and The Weather Factor surveys revolutions across the centuries, vividly portraying the people and events that brought wrenching, often enduringand always bloodychange to countries and societies almost overnight. Durschmied begins with the French Revolution and goes on to examine the revolutions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
A translation of a classic 11th-century Persian text on behaviour and conduct in government, written between 1086 and 1091 by Nizam al-Mulk, who for over 30 years was Chief Minister of two successive rulers of the Seljuk, who had created an Empire which stretched from India to Egypt. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 78.00
As long as there have been formal governments, there has been political contention. Where political studies tend to focus on either those who rule or those who are ruled, the essays in this volume call our attention to the interaction between these forces at the very heart of contentious politics. more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 129.00
This book examines democratic 'transitions' in light of the advent of international criminal justice, and in relation to previous postwar and more recent purges in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and South Africa. Covers legal and political frameworks and more. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt?s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem of the state of emergency and the power of the Reichspräsident in declaring it. Dictatorship, Schmitt argues,... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2013; US$ 44.99
This book provides a transatlantic and interdisciplinary perspective of dictatorships in the Hispanic World, focusing on the common strategies used to represent and/or protest these regimes in narrative, film, poetry, essays, theater, and visual arts. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 25.99
Around the world, citizens have lost faith in their political and economic institutionsâ??leading to unprecedented levels of political instability and economic volatility. From Moscow to Brussels, from Washington to Cairo, the failure of democracies and autocracies to manage the fiscal and political crises facing us has led to a profound disquiet,... more...