Download Die nordischen Länder: Politik in Dänemark, Finnland, by Christian Förster, Josef Schmid, Nicolas Trick PDF

By Christian Förster, Josef Schmid, Nicolas Trick

Der Band bietet eine didaktisch aufbereitete Einführung in die politischen Systeme der nordischen Länder und deckt die drei Dimensionen Polity, Politics und coverage ab. Vom Wohlfahrtsstaat über die Bildungspolitik bis zur besonderen Rolle von Sozialdemokratie und Gewerkschaften geht es dabei um die Eckpfeiler des „nordischen Modells“, dem in der internationalen Debatte häufig eine Vorbildrolle zugeschrieben wird. Zahlreiche Exkurse zu landeskundlichen Themen, wie etwa zum Staatsverständnis im nordischen Kriminalroman, runden das Buch ab. „Drei Titel zum Weiterlesen“ und ein Katalog von Übungsfragen bieten am Ende jedes Kapitels Denkanstöße und helfen bei der Lernkontrolle.

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Download Their Members’ Voice: Civil Society Organisations in the by Meike Rodekamp PDF

By Meike Rodekamp

The function of civil society corporations in Brussels is debated. a few view them as representatives in their participants and hence as legitimising brokers for policy-making within the ecu Union. Others see them as being elitist and out of contact with their club bases, as a result ill-suited to advertise democracy on the ecu point. Taking civil society companies within the EU’s exterior kin for instance, Meike Rodekamp submits those debatable perspectives to a fact money. Interviews with representatives of civil society corporations in Brussels and their member enterprises within the ecu express that the Brussels workplaces haven't misplaced touch with their participants. in spite of the fact that, member firms vary considerably of their participation in inner decision-making approaches, which increases doubts concerning the legitimacy profits via civil society participation in european policy-making.

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Download Einführung in die Staatslehre: Die geschichtlichen by Martin Kriele PDF

By Martin Kriele

Dieses Buch vermittelt die theoretischen und geschichtlichen Grundlagen des demokratischen Verfassungsstaates, von denen her unser öffentliches Recht zu verstehen und zu interpretieren ist. Es betont den Einfluß des angelsächsischen Verfassungsdenkens auf den demokratischen Verfassungsstaat der Neuzeit und verteidigt die Rechtsgrundlagen unserer politischen Ordnung gegen marxistische, autoritäre und ökonomistische Fehldeutungen" . . . ist ein vorzügliches Buch . . . Gedanklich wie sprachlich ist es von seltener Klarheit. "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

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Download Kulturpolitik und nationale Identitat: Studien zur by Klaus von Beyme PDF

By Klaus von Beyme

Kulturpolitik ist von Politikwissenschaftlern weitgehend anderen Disziplinen überlassen worden. Der Autor versteht diesen Band daher als Plädoyer für eine stärkere Berücksichtigung der Kulturpolitik in seinem Fach. In den Studien dieses Bandes werden zunächst alle Bereiche der Kulturpolitik abgesteckt und mit anderen Ländern verglichen. Sodann konzentriert sich der Verfasser auf die Bereiche, in denen Kultur zur nationalen Identitätsbildung eingesetzt wird - von der Staatsarchitektur bis zur Denkmalpflege. In Geschichte (Preußen als der größte Staat vor einem vereinten Deutschland setzte Maßstäbe) und Gegenwart zeigte sich in Deutschland eine starke föderale Zersplitterung kulturpolitischer Aktivitäten. those des Verfassers ist, daß sich dies nicht nur als Nachteil erwiesen hat. Anläßlich der Wiedervereinigung der beiden deutschen Staaten hat der Bund weite Verantwortlichkeiten für die Wahrung des kulturellen Erbes übernommen, für die er nach dem Grundgesetz mit Kompetenzen kaum ausgerüstet schien.

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Download The Handbook of Transnational Governance: Institutions and by Thomas Hale PDF

By Thomas Hale

Once we communicate of worldwide governance at the present time, we not suggest easily state-to-state international relations, overseas treaties, or intergovernmental agencies just like the United international locations. along those ‘traditional' components of worldwide politics are a bunch of latest associations starting from international networks of governmental officers, to personal codes of behavior for firms, to action-oriented partnerships of NGOs, governments, organizations, and different actors. those leading edge mechanisms supply interesting recommendations to urgent transnational demanding situations as assorted as weather swap, monetary governance, employees' rights, and public overall healthiness. yet additionally they elevate new questions on the effectiveness and legitimacy of transnational governance.An increasing physique of scholarship has sought to spot and determine those new varieties of governance, yet this younger physique of labor has lacked a feeling of the bigger photograph. This quantity seeks to fill that want through offering a entire evaluate of recent kinds of transnational governance. This source is key if you are looking to clarify why transborder governance has replaced and to appreciate what implications those adjustments have for international politics.

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Download Ss Helmets: A Collector's Guide by Kelly Hicks PDF

By Kelly Hicks

This fantastic new reference covers essentially the most renowned and rarest components of headgear accumulating: SS helmets. Researched and written by means of Kelly Hicks, famous SS helmet collector, it records lots of the identified varieties and describes in nice aspect all the very important issues to appear for in settling on originality, type, sort & end in this interesting subject."

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Download The Rule of Law Under Siege: Selected Essays of Franz L. by William E. Scheuerman PDF

By William E. Scheuerman

Within the pathbreaking essays accrued the following, Neumann and Kirchheimer reveal that the demise of democracy and the increase of fascism in the course of the first 1/2 the 20 th century recommend an important classes for modern political and criminal students. the amount comprises writings on constitutionalism, political freedom, Nazism, sovereignty, and either Nazi and liberal legislations. most crucial, the Frankfurt authors element to the continued efficacy of the rule of thumb of legislations as an tool for regulating and restraining country authority, in addition to ominous facts of the rule of thumb of law's fragility in glossy liberal democracy.

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Download Latinos in the Legislative Process: Interests and Influence by Stella M. Rouse PDF

By Stella M. Rouse

In a single of the single bills of Latino legislative habit, Stella M. Rouse examines how good the transforming into Latino inhabitants interprets their elevated presence into legislative impact. Latinos within the Legislative method explores Latino illustration by way of contemplating the function of ethnicity during the legislative strategy - from invoice sponsorship, to committee deliberations, to flooring votes - in seven country legislatures. Rouse first identifies concerns which are priorities for Latinos and tells us no matter if a Latino political time table exists. She then presents a theoretical framework for ethnicity in legislative habit and results. Rouse demonstrates that ethnicity is a posh dynamic that performs a variable position within the legislative technique. therefore, Latino illustration can't be considered monolithically.

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Download The Political Philosophies of Antonio Gramsci and B. R. PDF

Bridging generations of scholarship on social inequality and sleek political kinds, this booklet examines the political philosophies of inclusion of subalterns/Dalits in Gramsci and Ambedkar's political philosophies.

It highlights the whole variety of Gramsci's 'philosophy of praxis' and provides a extra serious appreciation of his proposal within the learn of South Asian societies. both, Ambedkar's concept and philosophy is positioned to the leading edge and acquires a prominence within the foreign context.

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