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Situating Global Resistance: Between Discipline and Dissent

by Lara Montesinos Coleman & Karen Tucker

The book examines some of the ways in which contemporary forms of political dissent are situated within processes of global ordering. Grounded in analysis of concrete practices of discipline and dissent in specific...


Religion, Democracy and Democratization

by John Anderson

A new exploration of the troubled relationship between religion and democracy, focusing in on two key questions:

* how has religion engaged with the democratization processes that have taken place over the...


DEMOCRATIZATION IN THE MUSLIM WORLD: Changing Patterns of Authority and Power

by Frederic Volpi & Francesco Cavatorta

This book examines the role that political Islam plays in processes of democratization in the Muslim world, detailing the political processes that facilitate the collective learning of democratic ways of solving...


DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION IN UKRAINE: From Kuchmagate to Orange Revolution

by Taras Kuzio

In 2000 a beheaded journalist was found in a remote forest near Kyiv. The corpse led to a scandal when it was revealed that it was that of a journalist critical of the authorities. The President was heard on...


Climate Change and Liberal Prioriti

by Gideon Calder & Catriona McKinnon

Can, and should, liberalism make itself hospitable to a politics which does justice to climate change? To what extent are the values, methods, and assumptions of liberalism adaptable to the challenges raised?...


Turkey's Road to European Union Mem: National Identity and Political Change

by Susannah Verney & Kostas Ifantis

Enlargement to Turkey is arguably the greatest challenge facing the European Union today. After the narrowly averted "train crash" over Cyprus in 2006, the second election victory of the Justice and Development...


The Structure Political Competition

by Zsolt Enyedi & Kevin Deegan-Krause

Is European party politics hovering above society? Why do voters pick one party over others? Is it a question of class? Of religion? Of attitudes about taxes or immigration or global warming? Or is it something...


War and Democratization - Grimm & M: Legality, Legitimacy and Effectiveness

by Wolfgang Merkel & Sonja Grimm

Promotion of democracy in post-war and post-conflict societies became a topic during the 1990s. The book deals with the legality, legitimacy and effectiveness of military interventions where the international...


Conversations with Tocqueville: The Global Democratic Revolution in the Twenty-first Century

by Sheldon Gellar, Aurelian Craiutu & Elinor Ostrom

In this book, the collected writers argue that Tocquevillian analytics can be used to understand developments in non-Western as well as Western societies and can be updated to address such issues as globalization,...


Nation of Devils: Democratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience

by Stein Ringen

Oxford University political theorist Stein Ringen offers a thought-provoking meditation on the art of democratic rule: how does a government persuade the people to accept its authority? Every government must...


Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire

by Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri

In their international bestseller Empire, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri presented a grand unified vision of a world in which the old forms of imperialism are no longer effective. But what of Empire in an age...


Democracy: An American Novel

by Henry Adams & Earl N. Harbert

An instant bestseller when first published in 1880, Democracy is the quintessential American political novel. At its heart is Madeleine Lee, a young widow who comes to Washington, D.C., to understand the workings...


Politics of Empathy: Ethics, Solidarity, Recognition

by Anthony M. Clohesy

The Politics of Empathy argues that empathy is a necessary condition for ethical subjectivity and the emergence of a more compassionate world.

One of the reasons empathy is important is because it gives us a...


The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election

by John Sides & Lynn Vavreck

"Game changer." We heard it so many times during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. But what actually made a difference in the contest--and what was just hype? In this groundbreaking book, John Sides and Lynn...


The Uprooted: Improving Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration

by Susan F. Martin, Patricia Weiss Fagen & Kari M. Jorgensen

The Uprooted is the first volume to methodically examine the progress and persistent shortcomings of the current humanitarian regime. The authors, all experts in the field of forced migration, describe the organizational,...


Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia

by Edward Kissi

Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia is the first comparative study of the Ethiopian and Cambodian revolutions of the early 1970s. One of the few comparative studies of genocide in the Third World,...


Congress Confronts the Court: The Struggle for Legitimacy and Authority in Lawmaking

by Colton C. Campbell & John F., Jr. Stack

The Supreme Court is frequently portrayed as an isolated entity void of politics that reaches judgments by some unseen and unknowable logic. At the same time, Congress is cast as a singularly political enterprise...


Covenant as Ethical Commonwealth

by Perry Simpson Huesmann

Modernity as the fruit of the Enlightenment is a theme that has been explored and analyzed for decades, both in Western and non-Western academia. There is strong consensus that one of the major foundations of...


Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopies: Essays on Religious Markets and Religious Pluralism

by William Sims Bainbridge, Steve Bruce & Roger Finke

In Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopies, Ted. G. Jelen brings together the leading scholars in the sociology of religion to debate market theories of religion. As the contributors examine whether or not religious...


Israel's Higher Law: Religion and Liberal Democracy in the Jewish State

by Steven V. Mazie

In Israel's Higher Law, Steven V. Mazie sheds new light on the relationship between liberalism and religion through a detailed assessment of the Jewish state. Drawing on in-depth interviews with Israeli citizens,...