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Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture

by Brian Bow & Greg Anderson

Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional...


The Danger of Being a Gentleman (Works of Harold J. Laski): And Other Essays

by Harold J. Laski

An excellent and entertaining essayist, Laski's volume deals with the issues of politics and law in Europe and American during the 1920s and 30s. It is unified by the concpetion of democracy as a society of...


Programme for Victory (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski, Harold Nicolson & Herbert Read

Written two years after the commencement of the Second World War, the chapters in this book succinctly put forward the case for reorganizing the foundations of the social order, by rejecting capitalism and historical...


The Strategy of Freedom (Works of Harold J. Laski): An Open Letter to Students, especially American

by Harold J. Laski

In this tract, Laski discusses the British case for the destruction of Hitler from the angle of the university student, especially from America, who had doubts about the complexities of the situation. He illustrates...


Communist Manifesto (Works of Harold J. Laski): Socialist Landmark

by Harold J. Laski

To mark the centenary of its first publication in 1848, the Labour Party issued this important special edition of the Communist Manifesto. In his (then) new historical introduction, Harold Laski discussed the...


Policy change in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: How EU institutions matter

by Florian Trauner & Ariadna Ripoll Servent

The EU plays an increasingly important role in issues such as the fight against organised crime and the management of migration flows, transforming the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) into a priority...


The American Democracy (Works of Harold J. Laski): A Commentary and an Interpretation

by Harold J. Laski

This is Laski's most important book after A Grammar of Politics. It discusses, on a grand scale, every aspect of American public life. Laski surveys American traditions and the American spirit, political institutions,...


Reflections on the Revolution of our Time (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski

This is Laski's most important book after A Grammar of Politics. It discusses, on a grand scale, every aspect of American public life. Laski surveys American traditions and the American spirit, political institutions,...


Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

by Jessica C. Teets & William Hurst

Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified...


Authority in the Modern State (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski

As a sequel to Studies in the Problem of Sovereignty, this volume, originally published in 1919, expands Laski's pluralist doctrine of the state, (using France as its reference) but covers rather broader ground,...


The Foundations of Sovereignty (Works of Harold J. Laski): And Other Essays

by Harold J. Laski

This influential study, originally published in 1921, develops aspects of Laski's theory of the state, ideas he introduced in his first important publication, Authority in the Modern State (1919). According...


Migration and Integration in Singapore: Policies and Practice

by Yap Mui Teng, Gillian Koh & Debbie Soon

Between 2000 and 2010, Singapore witnessed a huge influx of foreign migrants. The proportion of permanent residents in the total population increased from 7% to 11%, while the share of non-resident foreigners...


A Grammar of Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski

Laski's magnum opus, this volume outlines the history and functions of state institutions which (in the author's view) are desirable for the effective functioning of a democracy. Topics discussed include: The...


Communism (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski

This volume bases a clear and unbiased account of Communist philosophy on the Marxian Materialist Concept of History and Marxian Theory of Value. The spear-head of Marxism is its doctrine of class-struggle and...


Down on Main Street: Searching for American Exceptionalism

by Ed Mattson

Since the Presidential election of 2008, there has been a trend of liberal-progressive Americans to distance themselves from everything that has made America the most successful experiment in government the...


George Kateb: Dignity, Morality, Individuality

by John Seery

George Kateb's writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy-sovereignty vested in the many-might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular,...


Chinese Heroes

by Tom Rousseau

The Chinese political system has an intrinsic attractiveness, one amplified by recent Western media's depiction of a booming China and declining West. Whether such a system is sustainable long-term, however,...


China's Rise in Africa: Perspectives on a Developing Connection

by Ian Taylor, Dominik Kopinski & Andrzej Polus

In seeking to cultivate external relations with African countries, China has long stressed its commonly shared roots with African nations as a developing country rather than a Western state, and as such the...


Industrial and Regional Policies in an Enlarging EU

by David Bailey & Lisa De Propris

After years of near 'disrepute' in official circles, Industrial Policy has made something of a comeback over the last few years and is now very much back on the agenda at national and EU levels, driven by concerns...


Michael Oakeshott Selected Writings Collection

by Michael Oakeshott & Luke O'Sullivan

A collection of 6 volumes of Oakeshott's work: Notebooks, 1922-86, Early Political Writings 1925-30, The Concept of a Philosophical Jurisprudence, Vocabulary of a Modern European State, Lectures in the History...