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Calendar and Community

Sacha Stern.

October 2001; published online November 2003.

Book. Subjects: Judaism. 250 pages.

Traces the development of the Jewish calendar—how months and years were reckoned—from its earliest descriptions in the second century b.c.e. until it reached, in the tenth century c.e., to...

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People and Parliament in the European Union

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott and Palle Svensson.

July 1998; published online November 2003.

Book. Subjects: politics. 304 pages.

This book sets out to analyse the relationship between people and parliament in the European Union and the problem of participation in European Parliament elections. It begins by examining...

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Negotiating Nationalism

Wayne Norman.

May 2006; published online September 2006.

Book. Subjects: political theory. 272 pages.

This book addresses some of the special challenges that arise when two or more national communities share the same (multinational) state. As a work in normative political philosophy, its...

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Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Edited by Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller and Torbjörn Bergman.

November 2003; published online January 2005.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 780 pages.

Parliamentary democracy is the most common way of organizing delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Yet knowledge of this type of regime has been incomplete and often...

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Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

P. M. S Hacker.

November 2001; published online April 2005.

Book. Subjects: history of Western philosophy. 400 pages.

Consists of 13 thematically linked essays on different aspects of the philosophy of Wittgenstein, by one of the leading commentators on his work. After an opening overview of Wittgenstein’s...

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Aspects of Hobbes

Noel Malcolm.

November 2002; published online November 2003.

Book. Subjects: history of Western philosophy. 656 pages.

Presents a set of extended essays on a variety of aspects of the life and work of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679). Some have previously been published as journal articles, etc.,...

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Women and Citizenship

Edited by Marilyn Friedman.

August 2005; published online October 2005.

Book. Subjects: feminist philosophy. 0 pages.

These studies explore a variety of ways in which citizenship has been politically and culturally differentiated by gender. Despite women’s political gains in the past century in many parts...

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Income Distribution

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore.

March 2006; published online May 2006.

Book. Subjects: economic development and growth. 184 pages.

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the...

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Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy

Susanne Bobzien.

November 2001; published online November 2003.

Book. Subjects: ancient philosophy. 454 pages.

This book is a comprehensive study of the Stoic theory of causal and teleological determinism. It identifies the main problems the Stoics addressed, reconstructs the theory, and explores...

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Families in Ageing Societies

Edited by Sarah Harper.

September 2004; published online July 2005.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 224 pages.

This book explores the interactions between family and ageing in Western industrialised societies. It features 10 chapters. Chapters 1-3 provide and overview of the demographic and social...

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