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  • Sovereigntyby Dieter Grimm; Belinda Cooper

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 24.99

    Dieter Grimm?s accessible introduction to the concept of sovereignty ties the evolution of the idea to historical events, from the religious conflicts of sixteenth-century Europe to today?s trends in globalization and transnational institutions. Grimm wonders whether recent political changes have undermined notions of national sovereignty, comparing... more...

  • The Socialist Party of Americaby Jack Ross

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 50.00

    Jack Ross is a freelance editor and independent historian in Brooklyn, New York. His work has appeared in the American Conservative , Tikkun , the Mitrailleuse , Daily Caller , Mondoweiss , and Antiwar.com. He is the author of Rabbi Outcast: Elmer Berger and American Jewish Anti-Zionism (Potomac, 2011).    more...

  • Persuasion durch Protestby Jasmina Gherairi

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 59.99

    Jasmina Gherairi analysiert alle an einem Protest beteiligten Akteure aus einer rhetoriktheoretischen Perspektive, liefert ein umfangreiches Klassifikationsmodell von Protesttechniken und illustriert an zahlreichen zeitgenössischen Beispielen, wann, wie und warum Protest (nicht) erfolgreich war. Wer protestiert, will überzeugen. Entgegen der landläufigen... more...

  • Vom lokalen Korporatismus zum europaweiten Wohlfahrtsmarktby Tim Eyßell

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Tim Eyßell analysiert die Governance der kommunalen Sozialpolitik am Beispiel von Kommunen, die im Rahmen des Ausbaus der sozialen Dienste, wie aktuell der Kindertagesbetreuung, auf unterschiedliche Weise Träger für neu zu gründende Einrichtungen suchen. Abhängig von örtlichen Traditionen und aktuellen Machtverteilungen variiert die Art der Trägerwahl... more...

  • Contentious Electionsby Pippa Norris; Richard W. Frank; Ferran Martínez i Coma

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95

    From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe the world has witnessed a rising tide of contentious elections ending in heated partisan debates, court challenges, street protests, and legitimacy challenges. In some cases, disputes have been settled peacefully through legal appeals and electoral reforms. In the worst cases, however, disputes have triggered bloodshed... more...

  • International Migration and Development in South Asiaby Md Mizanur Rahman; Tan Tai Yong

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    In migration studies, the nexus between migration and development in the global South has been meticulously debated. However, a unanimous resolution to this debate has not been found, due to the ever-changing nature of international migration. This book advances knowledge on the global debate on the migration-development relationship by documenting... more...

  • The Education of Radical Democracyby Sarah S. Amsler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The Education of Radical Democracy explores why radical democracy is so necessary, difficult, and possible and why it is important to understand it as an educative activity . The book draws on critical social theory and critical pedagogy to explain what enables and sustains work for radical democratization, and considers how we can begin such work... more...

  • Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuildingby Helen Young; Lisa Goldman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 84.95

    Sustaining and strengthening local livelihoods is one of the most fundamental challenges faced by post-conflict countries. By degrading the natural resources that are essential to livelihoods and by significantly hindering access to those resources, conflict can wreak havoc on the ability of war-torn populations to survive and recover. This book explores... 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...

  • A Dictionary of the European Unionby Lee McGowan; David Phinnemore

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 295.00

    This unique collection of data includes concise definitions and explanations relating to all aspects of the European Union. It explains the terminology surrounding the EU and outlines the roles and significance of the institutions, member countries, foreign relations, programmes and policies, treaties and personalities. It contains over 1,000 clear... more...