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  • Social Securityby Theodore R. Marmor; Jerry L. Mashaw

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58

    What are the possibilities and prospects for Social Security over the decades ahead? The essays in this interdisciplinary study explore what social insurance has meant historically, socially, economically, politically, and legally in the years since the founding of the American social security system in 1935. Questions examined include: Does Social... more...

  • EU Citizenship and Federalismby Dimitry Kochenov

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 140.00

    Leading experts in EU constitutional law examine the foundational importance of citizenship rights in delimiting the scope of EU law. more...

  • Injusticesby Ian Millhiser

    PublicAffairs 2016; US$ 24.00

    Now with a new epilogue. Few American institutions have inflicted greater suffering on ordinary people than the Supreme Court of the United States. Since its inception, the justices of the Supreme Court have shaped a nation where children toiled in coal mines, where Americans could be forced into camps because of their race, and where a woman could... more...

  • The Articles of Confederationby Continental Congress

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution. Even when not yet ratified, the Articles provided domestic and international legitimacy for... more...

  • A False Peaceby Rachel Kleinfeld

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2018; US$ 27.95

    An urgent, provocative examination of how violence can cripple democratic societies and institutions and what nations can do to successfully establish peace within their own borders. From Georgia to Columbia to Ghana and Italy--crime exists in every democratic nation on earth, but in some places, it runs rampant, shaping every aspect of civic... more...

  • Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomyby Tove Malloy; Alexander Osipov; Balázs Vizi

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 97.99

    Non-territorial autonomy (NTA) is a statecraft tool aimed at respecting the rights of ethnic and cultural minority groups. This volume examines the non-territorial institutional and public administration functions of NTA, providing policy-makers and ethno-cultural groups the tools to promote social cohesion while respecting diversity. more...

  • Democracy's Guardiansby Justin Collings

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 109.99

    In an examination of the German Federal Constitutional Court from its founding in 1951 up to the twenty-first century, this book presents an historical account of how the Court helped transform Germany from a pre-democratic political culture into one of the leaders of the liberal democratic world. more...

  • Systematisches Fallrepetitorium Allgemeines Verwaltungsrechtby Arne-Patrik Heinze

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Mit der Fallsammlung in drei Bänden wird das prüfungsrelevante Öffentliche Recht auf Prädikatsniveau systematisch abgedeckt. Im zweiten Band wird das allgemeine Verwaltungsrecht (Verwaltungsprozessrecht, Verwaltungsverfahrensrecht) in strukturierter Verknüpfung mit dem Verfassungs- und dem Europarecht dargestellt. Zudem werden Randgebiete... more...

  • The Institutional Framework of the European Communitiesby J. S. Davidson; D. A. C. Freeston

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95

    After more than a decade of British membership of the European Community, there is still a widespread lack of appreciation of what goes on within the Community institutions, and of its significance for UK political and legal processes. This book aims to provide a concise introduction to the institutions and law-making processes of the Community, and... more...

  • Indigenous Peoples and Governance Structuresby Garth Nettheim; Gary Meyers; Donna Craig

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2002; US$ 58.00

    Indigenous Australians share with the Indigenous peoples of the world, a commitment to govern their lands. Increasingly, international law standards are providing for the right of Indigenous participation in decisions affecting natural resources and land use. This book examines the policies and practices of Canada, the United States, Greenland, Denmark,... more...