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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • Yan Fu (1854-1921)by Huizhong Zheng

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 21.57

    In der Entwicklung von der Tradition zur Moderne sind die Chinesen nicht zuletzt durch westliches Gedankengut unterstützt worden. Sie haben in den letzten hundert Jahren zahllose gesellschaftspolitische Experimente unternommen, wobei Yan Fu (1854 -1921) als Übersetzer und Denker das chinesische Tor für westliches Gedankengut wie Evolutionstheorie,... more...

  • 125 jaar Marxby Sjaak van der Velden

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 18.75

    Karl Marx overleed in 1883. Zijn naam was tot 1989 verbonden aan regimes die hun achterstand op de westerse wereld probeerden in te halen. Zij koppelden de naam van Marx aan die van hun eigen leiders en claimden het alleenrecht op het marxistische gedachtegoed.Marx had zich echter altijd verzet tegen het gebruik van zijn naam voor een isme. Hij wilde... more...

  • 538 Ways to Live, Work, and Play Like a Liberalby Justin Krebs

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    There are hundreds of ways to lead a more environmentally friendly, socially conscious, and liberally minded life?ways that can even be enjoyable. What readers will find in this friendly inclusive book are simple steps, lifestyle adjustments, and ideas that entertain: Watching MSNBC instead of Fox News Powering a laptop with a solar?power?generating... more...

  • African Justice for African Healingby Kathrin Kästle

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    To cope with the legacy of the swiftest genocide in human history the largest government-driven reconciliation process worldwide has been taking place in Rwanda over the past years. Dealing with the consequences of violent conflict is an exceptionally difficult task as never before were so many ordinary citizens involved in the killing. Moreover, victims... more...

  • America's Rightby Robert B. Horwitz

    Wiley 2013; US$ 25.00

    Conservatism has been the most important political doctrine in the United States for nearly four decades. It has dominated the intellectual debate and largely set the policy agenda, even during years of Democratic electoral control. But 21st century conservatism has moved far beyond even the Reagan Revolution of small government, lower taxes and... more...

  • Anarchy, State, and Utopiaby Lester H. Hunt

    Wiley 2015; US$ 94.95

    Anarchy, State, and Utopia: An Advanced Guide presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the ideas expressed in Robert Nozick’s highly influential 1974 work on free-market libertarianism—considered one of the most important and influential works of political philosophy published in the latter half of the 20th-century. ... more...

  • Apology and Reconciliation in International Relationsby Christopher Daase; Stefan Engert; Michel-André Horelt; Judith Renner; Renate Strassner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book looks into the role and effects of public apologies in international relations. It focuses on two major questions - why and when do states issue apologies for historic crimes and how and under what conditions are these apologies successful in remedying conflictive relationships? In recent years, we have witnessed an unseen popularity... more...

  • Ausnahmezuständeby Cornelia Rauh; Dirk Schumann

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 19.08

    »Ausnahmezustand«: Gesellschaftliche und subjektbezogene Ordnungs- und Regulierungsmodelle im Wandel. Im vorliegenden Band wird diskutiert, wie in West- und Osteuropa in der Zeit des Kalten Krieges kodifizierte und informelle Regeln »normalen« sozialen und politischen Verhaltens im Bewusstsein der Akteure in Frage gestellt wurden. Während in Osteuropa... more...

  • Authority and Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 5)by April Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book debates the nature and functions of authority: it examines how far our inherited images of authority derive from an aristocratic and traditional order and considers which models of authority are still relevant in a democratic and rationalist society. It discusses the characteristics of the authority relationship, whether political authority... more...

  • Außerprozessuale Wirkungen strafprozessualer Matthias Mittag

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Grundrechtseingriffe sind für die Strafverfolgungsbehörden ein unverzichtbares Mittel insbesondere zur Sachverhaltsaufklärung und Beweissicherung. Anliegen und Ziel der Arbeit ist es, die rechtlichen Probleme aufzuarbeiten, die strafprozessuale Grundrechtseingriffe außerhalb des eigentlichen Strafverfahrens aufwerfen. Vor diesem... more...