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  • Cavour und Bismarckby Gian Enrico Rusconi; Friederike Hausmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    Otto von Bismarck and Camillo Cavour were the founders of the German and Italian nation states. Gian Enrico Rusconi shows how Bismarck promoted the creation of the nation state with the help of the Prussian army despite opposition from the Bundestag, and how Cavour used the support of the Piedmont parliament and French Emperor Napoleon... more...

  • Moral Images of Freedomby Drucilla Cornell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Moral Images of Freedom resurrects the Kantian project of affirmative political philosophy and traces its oft-forgotten influences found in thinkers like Martin Heidegger, Ernst Cassirer, Frantz Fanon, and Walter Benjamin. As a whole the book attempts to respond to nihilistic claims about the empty purpose of critical theory in a world so utterly... more...

  • Forms of Justiceby Daniel A. Bell; Avner de-Shalit

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.99

    A distinguished group of political philosophers takes Miller's theory as a starting point and debates whether justice takes one form or many. Drawing real world implications from theories of justice and examining in depth social justice, national justice, and global justice, this book falls on the cutting edge of the latest developments in political... more...

  • Die Kunst des Human Hackingby Christopher Hadnagy

    mitp 2012; US$ 23.13

    Social Engineering - Deutsche Ausgabe Eine Warnung vorab: Dieses Buch ist nichts für schwache Nerven. Es bringt Sie in jene dunklen Ecken der Gesellschaft, wo die Black Hats (bösartige Hacker) das Sagen haben. Hier werden Bereiche des Social Engineering, in denen sich Spione und Trickbetrüger tummeln, aufgedeckt und eingehend erforscht. Außerdem... more...

  • Failing Liberty 101by William Damon

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    The author argues that we are failing to prepare today's young people to be responsible American citizens—to the detriment of their life prospects and those of liberty in the United States of the future. He identifies the problems—the declines in civic purpose and patriotism, crises of faith, cynicism, self-absorption, ignorance, indifference to the... more...

  • European Values at the Turn of the Millenniumby Wil Arts; Loek Halman

    BRILL 2004; US$ 65.00

    This book provides insights in and explanations of the varieties ans similarities in values in Europe in a number of life spheres at the turn of the millennium. more...

  • The Situated Politics of Belongingby Nira Yuval-Davis; Kalpana Kannabiran; Ulrike Vieten

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 138.00

    This collection of essays examines the racialized and gendered effects of contemporary politics of belonging, issues which lie at the heart of contemporary political and social lives. It encompasses critical questions of identity and citizenship, inclusion and exclusion, emotional attachments, violent conflicts and local/global relationships. The range... more...

  • The Invisible Constitution of Politicsby Antje Wiener

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    This book focuses on the contested meanings of norms in a world of increasing international encounters. more...

  • Schets van een beschavingsoffensiefby Gabriël van den Brink

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 48.75

    Er wordt vaak gesproken over normvervaging en normverval. In deze derde WRR Verkenning laat cultuursocioloog Gabriël van den Brink echter zien, dat dit een eenzijdige interpretatie is van de werkelijkheid. Er is juist veeleer sprake van een ophoging van onze normen, waardoor we steeds hogere eisen gaan stellen aan het gedrag van anderen. Als de normen... more...

  • Social Ethics: Sociology and the Future of Societyby Charlotte Gilman; Michael Hill; Mary Jo Deegan

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 79.00

    First serialized in 1914, Social Ethics attempts to convince readers that individualist ethics have failed to make the world a safe place for children, and that we cannot progress to a fully social ethics unless we understand the morality of collective action from a specifically sociological point of view. Gilman argues that in order to be fully... more...