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Edited By Johannsen, Lars and Pedersen, Karin Hilmer
Political and economic developments after the implosion of the Sovjet Union have not been easy, nor have outcomes been similar. In this book the different trajectories of political development in post-communist countries are traced through cases from within the post-communist region that exhibit maximum variation in terms of both background variables and outcome. Six countries - Kazakhstan, Geogia, Estonia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Poland - have been selected. Following the Tocquevillian tradition, a 'method' of indirect comparison where in-depth knowledge of a country based on linguistics and history is held up against existing concepts, six country specialists have drawn broad pictures of what characterises 'their' country in terms of political and economic reform, state building and nation building, at the same time placing developments within the international context. The book argues that the elite constellation along two dimensions - consensus about the direction of policy and institutions, and the extent of inclusion of elite interests in decision making - is specific to each country and points to the direction of future developments. 170pp.
Aarhus University Press, 2009, Card Covers, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788779344341
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Inventory #22881
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.40 approx. - € 23.80 approx.)
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Wolf, Margery
Previous owner's signature on ffep.233pp.
Stanford University Press, 1975, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 0804708495
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Inventory #25093
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.59 approx. - € 11.31 approx.)
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Board of Agriculture
436pp.
Kelley (Augustus M.) Publishers,U.S., 1978, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Facsimile Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0678077673
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Inventory #15967
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.20 approx. - € 11.90 approx.)
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Edited By Devoldere, Luc
N.B. Corners slightly bumped. 319pp.
Ons Erfdeel Vzw, 2007, Card Covers, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789075862904
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Inventory #27327
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.30 approx. - € 17.85 approx.)
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Nielsen, Kai; Edited By Seymour, Michel and Fritsch, Matthias
Kai Nielsen has been the towering figure of Canadian philosophy over the last forty years. In this discussion and appreciation of Nielsen's work, highly respected specialists in the philosophy of religion, philosophical methodology (or metaphilosophy), and moral and political philosophy consider various aspects of his voluminous contributions and, at the same time, provide broad access to current philosophical debates. The volume contains not only twenty original papers on Nielsen's thought, but also his detailed responses to these critical essays. Among the outstanding contributors are Antony Kenny (philosophy and religion), Richard Rorty(methodology/metaphilosophy), Steven Lukes (Marxism), Norman Daniels (global justice), and Kok Chor Tan (nationalism). Despite the wide variety of these themes, Nielsen's body of work and his responses here show that it is possible to develop a systematic approach that links difference areas of philosophy within one perspective. This stimulating collection will thus attract readers in many different specialities. 431pp.
Humanity Books, 2007, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591024187
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Inventory #21750
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.60 approx. - € 35.70 approx.)
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