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Held, David

Works: 249 works in 1,172 publications in 11 languages and 22,333 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Thesis advisor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: JZ1318, 303.482
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Held
Models of democracy by David Held( Book )

113 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1987, this book combines a succinct but far-reaching introduction to democracy from classical Greece to the present with a critical discussion of what democracy means today. The new edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of the transformation in world politics during the past ten years, and includes four new chapters: on the impact on democracy of the fall of the Soviet empire, the prospects of the democratic nation-state in the light of intensified regionalization and globalization, republicanism, and the future of democracy in a global era
Introduction to critical theory : Horkheimer to Habermas by David Held( Book )

49 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over het sociale denken en de sociologische theorie van de Frankforter school
Globalization/anti-globalization by David Held( Book )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is globalization? Why is it the source of such intense controversy? Is it creating a more disorderly world or can globalization be tamed? In the aftermath of September 11th, these questions have acquired a new and even greater sense of urgency."
Global transformations : politics, economics and culture by David Held( Book )

59 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book throws new light on the complex processes that are reshaping the contemporary world. All too often debates about globalization - and about whether it implies the end of the nation-state - have descended into polemics and confusion. Global Transformations overcomes these difficulties. Based on many years of original research, it maps the shape and scope of globalization and provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject, presenting its material in a clear and accessible way." "This is the most systematic account available of the process of globalization. It will be illuminating not only to academics and students, but also to policy-makers, managers, and all those interested in the profound transformations affecting societies today."--Jacket
The global transformations reader : an introduction to the globalization debate( Book )

46 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revised & updated edition brings together the most original contributions from both sides of the globalization debate. Extensive new material incorporates the latest developments & sets the issues in the context of a global order in constant flux
Democracy and the global order : from the modern state to cosmopolitan governance by David Held( Book )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a highly original account of the changing meaning of democracy in the contemporary world, offering both an historical and philosophical analysis of the nature and prospects of democracy today
Classes, power, and conflict : classical and contemporary debates by Anthony Giddens( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In recent years a remarkable range of new work dealing with class inequalities the division of labour, and the state has been produced by scholars in sociology, economics, political science and history. Generally influenced by Marxist theory but often also involving critques of established Marxist views, this work has until now been reflected in course texts. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to current debates and connects them to their classical sources - Marx, Lenin and Weber. It includes selections from the work of Nicos Poulantzas, Erik Olin Wright, R.W. Connell, Harry Braveman, Frank Parkin, Maurice Zeitlin, Goran Therborn, Claus Offe and Volker Ronge, Boris Frankel, Stephen A. Marglin. E.P. Thompson, David Stark, Jill Rubery, David Lockwood, Michael Mann, Nicholas Abercrombie and Bryan S. Turner, Elizabeth Garnsey, Heidi Hartmann, Jane Humphries, Robert Blauner, David Harvey, Alec Nove, and Murray Yanowitch."--BOOK COVER
Political theory today by David Held( Book )

31 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the proper subject matter of political theory? What kind of a theory is political theory? Uncertainty about the most appropriate way of answering these questions provides the key rationales for this volume: to provide a comprehensive overview of the central questions and debates in contemporary political thought and to offer guidelines for the reformation of political theory made necessary by the philosophical and substantive problems it faces today. The twelve essays in this book examine some of the classic traditional questions of political theory: the nature of obligation, equality, liberty, the public, the private, democracy, and justice. They also examine questions that relate these notions to a broader framework encompassing the many recent changes in the nation-state, forms of sovereignty, domestic and international law, violence and warfare, and domestic and international political economy. The contributors are leading scholars in political theory from the United States, Europe, and Africa: Samara Amin, Charles Beitz, Antonio Cassese, John Dunn, Jon Elster, David Held, Agnes Heller, Steven Lukes, Iain McLean, Claus Offe, Susan Moller Okin, Onora O'Neill and Ulrich K. Preuss
Habermas, critical debates by Jürgen Habermas( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social theory of modern societies : Anthony Giddens and his critics( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global covenant : the social democratic alternative to the Washington Consensus by David Held( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author argues that there are alternatives to the way the Western coalitions responded to 9/11 and the profound challenges of mass terrorism and political violence, ones which can better address the roots of these challenges and deliver political and social justice. In order to grasp this alternative, the changing structure of the global order has to be understood. To this end, the book is divided into three sections: economics, politics and law. In each section contemporary trends are analyzed, problems confronted, and a series of detailed policies set out
Political theory and the modern state : essays on state, power, and democracy by David Held( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospects for democracy : North, South, East, West by David Held( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and French and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume offers a comprehensive overview of current debates about democracy across the globe. Since the political turmoil in Eastern Europe began in the 1980s, the debate about the meaning and future of democracy has intensified. Prospects for Democracy assesses this debate through wide-ranging theoretical considerations and a diverse set of case studies." "The volume begins with a major overview of the concept of democracy from ancient city states to contemporary discussion about the possibility of international democracy. In the next section a series of contemporary models of democracy are examined and their strengths and limits explored. The third section confronts a wide variety of questions about the proper form and scope of democratic politics. In the final part, the context and prospects of democracy are investigated across many of the world's major regions including Western and Eastern Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East." "This volume will be widely welcomed by all those, academics and non-academics alike, who have an interest in the meaning and future of democracy as we approach the 21st century."--Jacket
A globalizing world? : culture, economics, politics by David Held( Book )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work offers a guide to one of the key debates of the 20th century, introducing the main theoretical positions to examine globalization in practice, from the films we watch to the jobs that are available to us and the goods we buy
States and societies by David Held( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governing globalization : power, authority, and global governance by He Er De( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furthermore, it combines elucidation of substantive theories with a systematic analysis of the politics and limits of governance in key issue areas - from humanitarian intervention to the regulation of global finance. Thus, the volume provides a comprehensive theoretical and empirical assessment of the shift from national government to multilayered global governance
Taming globalization : frontiers of governance( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume leading analysts of globalization discuss the economic, political and ethical implications of global economic integration. They assess the benefits and the costs of globalization and suggest strategies for reconciling it with the interests of people in all regions of the world
Re-imagining political community : studies in cosmopolitan democracy( Book )

13 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book sets out to explore the changing meaning of political community in a world of regional and global social and economic relations. From a variety of academic backgrounds, its authors reconsider some of the key terms of political association, such as legitimacy, sovereignty, identity and citizenship. The common approach of the authors is to generate an innovative account of what democracy means today and how it can be reconceptualized to include subnational as well as transnational levels of political organization. Inspired by Immanuel Kant's cosmopolitan principles, the authors conclude that there are favourable conditions for a further development of democracy - locally, nationally, regionally and globally." "Re-imagining Political Community will be welcomed by students of politics, political theory, international relations and peace studies, as well as by those working in international organizations and engaged in transnational activities."--Jacket
Globalization theory : approaches and controversies( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on elucidating theoretical approaches to understanding and explaining globalization, in both its current form and potential future shapes, this text examines competing theories of globalization at present, as well as considering competing prescriptions for its future
Cosmopolitan democracy : an agenda for a new world order( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Introduction to critical theory : Horkheimer to Habermas
Alternative Names
David Held britischer Politologe

David Held politologo e sociologo britannico

Held, D. 1951-

Held, David 1951-

Hīld, Dīfīd 1951-

Хэлд, Д.

ديفيد هيلد، 1951-


ヘルド, デイヴィッド

ヘルド, デヴィッド

Introduction to critical theory : Horkheimer to HabermasGlobalization/anti-globalizationGlobal transformations : politics, economics and cultureThe global transformations reader : an introduction to the globalization debateDemocracy and the global order : from the modern state to cosmopolitan governanceClasses, power, and conflict : classical and contemporary debatesPolitical theory todayHabermas, critical debates