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  • The A to Z of the Welfare Stateby Bent Greve

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    Through cross-referenced A to Z entries, this book focuses on the historical development of the welfare state, while simultaneously providing in-depth explanation of core terms and elements of the welfare states, their structure, their present situation, and their historical developments. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction,... more...

  • Administering Civil Societyby Mark Neocleous

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 155.00

    To preserve social order the state must administer civil society, with a threefold purpose - the fashioning of the market, the constitution of legal subjectivity and the subsumption of struggle. In Administering Civil Society Mark Neocleous offers a rethinking of the state-civil society distinction through the idea of political administration. This... more...

  • After Liberalismby Paul Edward Gottfried

    Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 29.95

    In this trenchant challenge to social engineering, Paul Gottfried analyzes a patricide: the slaying of nineteenth-century liberalism by the managerial state. Many people, of course, realize that liberalism no longer connotes distributed powers and bourgeois moral standards, the need to protect civil society from an encroaching state, or the virtues... more...

  • Beyond Stalinismby Ronald J. Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Borderline Welfareby Andrew Cooper; Julian Lousada

    Karnac Books 2005; US$ 26.95

    Which "forms of feeling" are facilitated and which discouraged within the cultures and structures of modern state welfare? This book illuminates the social and psychic dynamics of these new public cultures of welfare, locating them in relation to our understanding of borderline states of mind in individuals, organizations and society. Part of the Tavistock... more...

  • The Charmed Circle of Ideologyby Geoff Boucher

    re.press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Set against the collapse of social theory into a theory of ideological discourse, Geoff Boucher sets to work a rigorous mapping of the contemporary field, targeting the relativist implications of this new form of philosophical idealism. Offering a detailed and immanent critique, Boucher concentrates his critical attention on the ?postmarxism? of Laclau... more...

  • The Chinese Corporatist Stateby Jennifer Y.J. Hsu; Reza Hasmath

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    This book looks at how NGOs, social organizations, business associations, trade unions, and religious associations interact with the state, and explore how social actors have negotiated the influence of the state at both national and local levels, and examines how a corporatist understanding of state-society relations can be reformulated, as old... more...

  • Communism and the Emergence of Democracyby Harald Wydra

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 35.00

    Connects the study of democratisation to the emergence and crisis of communism. more...

  • Der Transnistrien-Konflikt: Produkt spätsowjetischer Verteilungskämpfe und Zerfallskonflikt der implodierten Sowjetunionby Kilian Graf

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 60.24

    Der wissenschaftliche Ertrag der Untersuchung besteht in der ersten umfassenden Analyse des Transnistrien-Konflikts in deutscher Sprache. Der Konflikt soll weniger als ethnischer, sondern in erster Linie als postsowjetischer Konflikt verstanden werden, dessen Entstehung aus der Konkursmasse der Sowjetunion sowohl Begleiterscheinung als auch Folge des... more...

  • Development and Crisis of the Welfare Stateby Evelyne Huber; John D. Stephens

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 22.50

    Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens offer the most systematic examination to date of the origins, character, effects, and prospects of generous welfare states in advanced industrial democracies in the post—World War II era. They demonstrate that prolonged government by different parties results in markedly different welfare states, with strong... more...