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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

  • After Violenceby Elin Skaar; Camila Gianella Malca; Trine Eide

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    After Violence : Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy  examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific contexts. Yet a truth commission, for example, will... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in Americaby David Schultz; John R. Vile

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 299.00

    Driven by the growing reality of international terrorism, the threats to civil liberties and individual rights in America are greater today than at any time since the McCarthy era in the 1950s. At this critical time when individual freedoms are being weighed against the need for increased security, this exhaustive three-volume set provides the most... more...

  • Intergenerationelle Gerechtigkeitby Astrid Strack

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 111.49


  • Transforming the Transformation?by Michael Minkenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Transforming the transformation? The East European Radical Right in the Political Process examines the significance of radical right parties, along with other organizations, in terms of their involvement in the political process of new democracies. This groundbreaking study highlights firstly the radical right?s interaction with other political... more...

  • Closing the Rights Gapby LaDawn Haglund; Robin Stryker

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    Do "human rights"?as embodied in constitutions, national laws, and international agreements?foster improvements in the lives of the poor or otherwise marginalized populations? When, where, how, and under what conditions? Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation systematically compares a range of case studies from around... more...

  • Freedom Beyond Sovereigntyby Sharon R. Krause

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Sharon R. Krause is professor in and chair of the Department of Political Science at Brown University. She is the author of Civil Passions and Liberalism with Honor. more...

  • Kleine Räume - viele Möglichkeitenby Christian Eigner

    Stiftung Warentest 2015; US$ 19.18

    Kleine Räume haben Charme und Potenzial. Das sagt sich so leicht - und ist doch oft schwer zu glauben. Trauen Sie sich und machen Sie mehr aus Ihrem Zuhause! Das ist auch ohne Umbau möglich. Nutzen Sie den Platz, den Sie haben, bewusst und clever aus. Egal ob Wohnbereich oder Küche, Bad oder Kinderzimmer - dieses Buch liefert Ihnen jede Menge Ideen. more...

  • Nothing to Lose but Our Fearby Fiona Jeffries

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    A unique look at how the experience of fear prevents political change, with instructions and examples of how to overcome it from leading figures on the left. more...

  • Ausnahmezuständeby Cornelia Rauh; Dirk Schumann

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 18.27

    »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...

  • John Rawls: Politischer Liberalismusby Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    John Rawls?s second major work, Political Liberalism (1993), is devoted to the question of how a liberal society can arrive at a consensus regarding questions of justice given its societal pluralism. The essays provide systematic interpretations of the work by internationally renowned researchers and, at the same time, examine the broad... more...