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  • The Politics of Aristotleby Aristotle; William Ellis

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. It looks back to the Ethics as the Ethics looks forward to the Politics. For Aristotle did not separate, as we are inclined to do, the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. In the Ethics he has described the character necessary for the good life,... more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Second Treatise is notable for a number of themes which Locke develops therein. It begins with a depiction of the state of nature, wherein individuals are under no obligation to obey one another but are each themselves judge of what the law of nature requires. It also covers conquest and slavery, property, representative government, and the right... more...

  • Melancholy Orderby Adam M. McKeown

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 39.99

    A careful look at the processes of globalization over the past two hundred years reveals that the practices and ideologies of global interaction rose in conjunction with the global consolidation of a system of nation states and borders. The global standardization of migration control and identity documentation (e.g., passports and visas) is a concrete... more...

  • The Foundations of Modern Political Thought: Volume 1, The Renaissanceby Quentin Skinner

    Cambridge University Press 1978; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A two-volume study of political thought from the late thirteenth to the end of the sixteenth century. more...

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Managementby David E McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 175.00

    Designed for both students and practitioners, the new edition of this popular text has been thoroughly revised. It incorporates the latest thinking in public administration and nonprofit management. The book integrates both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research, and also provides specific instruction in the use of commonly available statistical... more...

  • Public Personnel Managementby Donald Klingner; John Nalbandian; Jared J Llorens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 137.95

    Distinguished by its coherent values perspective, Public Personnel Management focuses on the conflicts, political processes, and management techniques that provide the context for personnel administration in the public sector. Organized around the four principal personnel functions that must be fulfilled in any complex organization, this book provides... more...

  • Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introductionby David Miller

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    This book introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy - authority, democracy, freedom and its limits, justice, feminism, multiculturalism, and nationality. Accessibly written and assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, it encourages the reader to think clearly and critically about the leading political questions of our time. more...

  • Democracy: A Very Short Introductionby Bernard Crick

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    No political concept is more used, and misused, than that of democracy. Nearly every regime today claims to be democratic, but not all 'democracies' allow free politics, and free politics existed long before democratic franchises.This book is a short account of the history of the doctrine and practice of democracy, and of the usages and practices associated... more...

  • Political Writingsby Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès; Michael Sonenscher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 12.50

    The abbé Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748-1836) expressed the essence of his thought in a series of three pamphlets published in the months leading up to the meeting of the Estates-General in 1789. This volume presents all three essays - Views of the Executive Means , An Essay on Privileges , and What Is the Third Estate? - in their entirety. more...

  • The Economic Voteby Raymond M. Duch; Randolph T. Stevenson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    The book explains how different political and economic circumstances account for the variation in the economic vote. more...