Adversarial Case-Making

An Ethnography of English Crown Court Procedure

Thomas Scheffer, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

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€121,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004187269
E-ISBN: 
9789004187504
Publication Date: 
September 2010
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xlii, 283 pp. (12 illustrations)
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ISSN: 
0074-8684
Volume: 
116

Grazyna Skapska, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Drawing on the sociological theory of reflexive modernization and the doctrine of liberal democracy, this book debates the formation of postcommunist constitutionalism. Examination of Poland, in comparison with other postcommunist countries, leads to a new theory of reflexive constitutionalism.
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Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192072
E-ISBN: 
9789004203914
Publication date: 
May 2011
€118,00
$143.00

David Sciulli, Texas A&M University

Written for social theorists and general readers (including undergraduates), David Sciulli's book is the first to explain not only how but also why Amitai Etzioni’s publications evolved from his dissertation to Active Society and Socio-Economics to Communitarianism.
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Volume: 
117
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004190436
E-ISBN: 
9789004190443
Publication date: 
January 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Edited by Leonardo Morlino, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane, Florence and Gianluigi Palombella, Università di Parma and New York University

Through a reappraisal of rule of law and democracy the contributors provide for a fresh set of inquiries, from the State, consolidated and transitional democracies, to interstate, European and global scenarios. They converge in tackling empirical and normative questions, and suggest further...
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Volume: 
115
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181694
E-ISBN: 
9789004184336
Publication date: 
April 2010
€109,00
$132.00

Edited by Thomas Scheffer, Humboldt University Berlin and Jörg Niewöhner, Humboldt University Berlin

In ethnographic inquiry, comparing is fraught with difficulties, never complete and often fails. Yet it remains a strangely productive mode of working. Thick comparison develops and reflects on the production of comparability as a fruitful process in ethnographic research.
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Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181137
E-ISBN: 
9789004183742
Publication date: 
March 2010
€109,00
$132.00

Imtiaz Hussain, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico

A comparative study is made of how conflict-terminating negotiations led to maiden democratic elections in Afghanistan and Iraq, pointing various thresholds out through specific chapters, invoking negotiations theories/stages to deepen interpretations, and prospecting the Bush Doctrine's future...
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Volume: 
113
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180338
E-ISBN: 
9789004184350
Publication date: 
January 2010
€109,00
$132.00

Edited by Alfons Bora, Bielefeld University and Heiko Hausendorf, University of Zurich

Drawing on comparative and interdisciplinary research in the regulation of science and technology, this book offers a critical examination of participatory governance in legal procedure and an inquiry in the institutional and procedural possibilities of democratic participation in law.
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Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180437
E-ISBN: 
9789004184374
Publication date: 
January 2010
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Heinrich Best, University of Jena, Germany and John Higley, University of Texas

This book reconsiders Joseph Schumpeter's democratic elitism in light of the directions that recent theories of democracy have taken, and it analyzes democratic elitism's workings in western and eastern European states early in the 21st century.
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Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179394
E-ISBN: 
9789047441748
Publication date: 
January 2010
€109,00
$132.00

David Sciulli, Texas A&M University

The sociology of professions has come full circle, leaving behind Parsons, his critics, and two generations of received wisdom. David Sciulli demonstrates compellingly that the sociology of professions advances the comparative study of civil society, democracy and rule of law.
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Volume: 
110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178311
E-ISBN: 
9789047440666
Publication date: 
August 2009
€142,00
$171.00

Edited by Masamichi Sasaki, Chuo University, Tokyo

This book is a collection of notable papers from the first six volumes of the journal "Comparative Sociology." Its content represents leading-edge and contemporarily astute analyses in the burgeoning science of comparative sociology, especially relevant to a globalizing world in transition.
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Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170346
E-ISBN: 
9789047442899
Publication date: 
November 2008
€127,00
$153.00

S.J.H. Rietjens, Netherlands Defence Academy

Taking a business alliance approach, this book analyses civil-military cooperation processes in Kosovo, Kabul and the Afghan province Baghlan. It identifies the phases in these processes, highlights main factors and proposes a framework for evaluating the quality of civil-military cooperation.
Series: 
Volume: 
108
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004163270
E-ISBN: 
9789047431947
Publication date: 
February 2008
€104,00
$124.00

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