The Politeia series presents important publications dedicated to political theory and modern history; it places political theory into historical context and encourages critical thinking. As the name POLITEIA suggests, it is not content with merely describing the given state, but also thinks about the good life of the community from the civic perspective. It offers a theoretical look into the modern history of societies which underwent democratic or non-democratic changes of the political regimes and whose "fate" holds a greater interpretive value. By means of this selection of key books, which is able to address both the professional and non-professional audiences, we would like to provide readers with a deeper understanding of past and current historical changes. Politeia offers contemplation on politics, democracy and history, which have been long inspired not only by western publications, but also by those which have arisen with a similar purpose here. This series is edited by Milan Znoj and Matěj Spurný
Znetvořená demokracie

Znetvořená demokracie

Urbinati, Nadia

This book is a contribution to the discussion concerning the current crisis of democracy and possible solutions. The scholar approaches t...

Mínění, pravda a lid

published: may 2018
recommended price: 390 czk

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Politika proti dominanci

Politika proti dominanci

Shapiro, Ian

Ian Shapiro, a contemporary American political scientist, defends the proposition that we should limit the principle of dominance in demo...

published: november 2019
recommended price: 420 czk

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Morální základy politiky

Morální základy politiky

Shapiro, Ian

This book, written by Ian Shapiro, a contemporary American political theorist, examines the legitimacy of political power. The scholar be...

published: may 2018
recommended price: 320 czk

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Spravedlnost

Spravedlnost

Sandel, Michael J.

The book version of Professor Michael Sandel’s (Harvard) popular TV show offers briskly paced, amusing chapters illustrated by current ex...

Co je správné dělat

published: september 2015
recommended price: 350 czk

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Tyranie zásluh

Tyranie zásluh

Sandel, Michael J.

These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favour of the already for...

Kam se podělo obecné dobro?

published: october 2022
recommended price: 380 czk

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Africký džihád

Africký džihád

Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-Antoine

Boko Haram in the vicinity of Lake Chad, al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa and the constantly regrouping factions of al-Qaeda in the Islami...

Historické kořeny a současný význam

published: november 2021
recommended price: 250 czk

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Averzivní demokracie

Averzivní demokracie

Norval, Aletta J.

Events which have occurred in the past decades since the fall of the authoritarian regimes in Eastern Europe, including the color revolut...

published: september 2016
recommended price: 280 czk

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Temný kontinent

Temný kontinent

Mazower, Mark

Mark Mazower’s Europe is not a continent of old countries and nations, but in many respects, it is very new and in the course of the 20th...

Evropa ve 20. století

published: may 2019
recommended price: 450 czk

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