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            On the Way to Statehood: Secession and Globalization
             

            On the Way to Statehood: Secession and Globalization (Paperback)

            By Radan, Peter; Edited by Pavkovic, Aleksandar

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            The present international order is characterized by the rapid globalization of economic activity, by systematic attempts to coordinate state responses to the outbreaks of violence and by unilateral military interventions against sovereign states either by the USA or by one of its... regional allies. This collection explores the changes that the current international order has brought to the theory and practice of recognition of secessionist claims and to the conditions for secessionist mobilization. The volume examines how independence movements achieve legitimacy amongst both their target populations and outside states, and how the forces of increasing economic globalization and political interdependence impact on secessionist mobilization. It addresses how the outside states recognize the independence of new states and whether the claims to independent statehood can be justified within normative theories of secession and international law. These issues are explored both through comparative analysis within legal, international relations and political science frameworks and through an examination of several recent attempts at secession.
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            ISBN 9781138260016
            Released NZ 27 Feb 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland, 1124-1290

            The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland, 1124-1290 (Paperback)

            By Taylor, Alice

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            The first full-length study of Scottish royal government in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, detailing how, when, and where the kings of Scotland started ruling through their own officials, developing their own system of courts, and fundamentally extending their power over t...heir own people.
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            ISBN 9780198861256
            Released NZ 21 May 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
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            Is Multiculturalism Dead?: Crisis and Persistence in the Constitutional State

            Is Multiculturalism Dead?: Crisis and Persistence in the Constitutional State (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Joppke, Christian

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            Multiculturalism is controversial in the liberal state and has frequently been declared dead, even in countries that have never had a policy under that name. This authoritative book reviews the different meanings multiculturalism has acquired across theories, countries, and domai...ns to investigate the extent of its demise and the ways in which it lives on. Christian Joppke cogently argues that, beyond the ebb and flow of policy, liberal constitutionalism itself bears out a multiculturalism of the individual that is not only alive but necessary in a liberal society. Through a provocative comparison of homosexuality in the United States and Islam in Europe, he shows that liberal constitutionalism constrains majority power, requiring the state to be neutral about people s values and ethical commitment. It cannot but give rise to multiple ways of life or cultures, as people are endowed with the freedom to embrace them. Accordingly, impulses towards multiculturalism persist, but with a new accent on the individual, rather than groups, as the unit of integration. Tightly argued and clearly written, this book provides a judicious assessment of multiculturalism in the West and will be of interest to a broad readership across the social sciences and legal studies.
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            ISBN 9780745692128
            Released NZ 2 Dec 2016
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            American Government: Institutions and Policies

            American Government: Institutions and Policies (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 13th ed.)

            By Wilson, Professor of Public Policy James Q (Pepperdine University); Diiulio, Jr John J.; Bose, Dr Meena, Ph.D

            Acclaimed for the scholarship of its prominent authors and the clarity of its narrative, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES sets the standard for public policy coverage while maintaining focus on three fundamental topics: the institutions of American government; the h...istorical development of governmental procedures, actors, and policies; and who governs in the United States and to what ends. Reader involvement in the material is bolstered by features such as learning objectives, Who Governs? and To What Ends? questions framing each chapter, and How Things Work boxes that illustrate important concepts. Available separately, a state-of-the-art media package with new online tools makes the learning experience engaging and accessible.
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            ISBN 9781111830076
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2012
            Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Anarchical Society: A Study of Order in World Politics

            The Anarchical Society: A Study of Order in World Politics (Hardback, fourth edition)

            By Bull, Hedley; Foreword by Hurrell, Andrew; Hoffman, Stanley

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            In this systematic, fundamental text, Hedley Bull explores three key questions: What is the nature of order in world politics? How is it maintained within the contemporary states system? And do desirable and feasible alternatives to the states system exist? Contrary to common wis...dom, Bull asserts that the sovereign states system is not in decline. Rather, it persists, if not thrives, for it is essential to maintaining an international world order. More than three decades after its publication, Bull's classic work continues to define and direct research in international relations. In this thirty-fifth anniversary edition, the text has been updated throughout and includes a new, interpretive foreword by the world's leading expert on Bull and his theoretical achievements. The Anarchical Society identifies and confronts the unwritten rules supporting the international order across time, despite sweeping changes in laws and institutions. It considers and rejects the idea that the states system is giving way to an alternative world government or some method of neo-medieval rule, or that the states system has ceased to be viable or compatible with objectives such as peace, economic justice, and ecological control. Bull also reviews and comments upon a variety of proposals for states system reform.
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            ISBN 9780231161282
            Released NZ 15 Aug 2012
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Beyond Brexit: Towards a British Constitution

            Beyond Brexit: Towards a British Constitution (Hardback)

            By Bogdanor, Vernon

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            Brexit means exit, but what exactly will we be leaving behind? Entry into the European Community in 1973 was a momentous event - one which had seismic effects on the politics and constitution of Britain. Brexit, while equally as momentous, has almost wholly been confined to discu...ssions of economic consequence. But what will happen to the constitution? Beyond Brexit looks for the first time at the impact of Brexit and the constitutional consequences of Britain's EU membership, raising the question of just how the United Kingdom is to be preserved. In this book, Vernon Bogdanor explores the ever-changing relationship between Britain and the European Union from the original concept of European unity to 21st century Euroscepticism, the fundamental problems confronting Britain on its exit from the European Union, and argues that Brexit is the start of new beginnings - heralding a peaceful constitutional moment.
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            ISBN 9781788316798
            Released NZ 21 Mar 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Toward a Civil Society: Civic Literacy and Service Learning
             

            Toward a Civil Society: Civic Literacy and Service Learning (Paperback)

            By Lisman, C. David

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            Addressing the need for marshalling the resources of education to help promote a more civil society, this book argues that education has a critical role to play in challenging the dominant views of politics and education.

            ISBN 9780897895675
            Released NZ 30 Aug 1998
            Publisher ABC-CLIO
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Reinventing Britain: Constitutional Change Under New Labour
              

            Reinventing Britain: Constitutional Change Under New Labour (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by McDonald, Andrew

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            Contrary to popular myth, Britain does have a constitution, one that is uncodified and commanded little political interest for most of the twentieth century. This work tells the story of Britain's constitutional reform and weighs its long-term significance, with essays both by of...ficials who worked on the reforms and by other leading commentators.
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            ISBN 9780520098626
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2007
            Publisher University of California Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Global, Area, and International Archive
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            Reclaiming Constitutionalism: Democracy, Power and the State

            Reclaiming Constitutionalism: Democracy, Power and the State (Hardback)

            By Tzanakopoulou, Dr Maria

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            Reclaiming Constitutionalism articulates an argument for why, despite the recent advent of theories of global constitutionalism, the constitutional phenomenon remains attached to the state. Drawing from the idea that constitutionalism historically sought to build social consensus..., this book argues that the primary aim of constitutionalism is to create social peace and to shield, rather than to limit, the power of political elites in any given state. Implicit in the effort to preserve social peace is the fundamentally important acknowledgement of social conflict. Constitutionalism seeks to offer a balance between opposing social forces. However, this balancing process can sometimes ignite rather than appease social conflict. Constitutionalism may thus further a project of social struggles and emancipation, for it incorporates within its very nucleus the potential for an agonistic version of democracy. In light of the connection between social conflict and constitutionalism, the book explores the conditions for and locations of the former. From the state and the EU to the global level, the book considers the role of citizenship, national identities, democracy, power and ideology, in order to conclude that the state is the only site that satisfies the prerequisites for social conflict. Reclaiming constitutionalism means building a discourse that opens up an emancipatory potential; a potential that, under current conditions, cannot be fulfilled beyond the borders of the state.
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            ISBN 9781509916122
            Released NZ 22 Feb 2018
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Presidency and the Constitution: Cases and Controversies
              

            The Presidency and the Constitution: Cases and Controversies (Hardback)

            By Genovese, M.; Spitzer, R.

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            From interbranch struggles for power, to presidential selection, to campaign financing, to war powers, hardly an issue arises for the modern presidency that does not eventually find itself framed as a legal problem to be addressed by the courts.

            ISBN 9781403966735
            Released NZ 7 Dec 2005
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 19+ years
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