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  • Post-revolutionary Peru: The Politics Of Transformation book cover

    Post-revolutionary Peru

    The Politics Of Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Stephen M. Gorman

    Whether the nearly twelve years of military rule in Peru--between October 1968 and July 1980--are labelled a revolution, œso-called revolution, or simply a ‘military dictatorship’, one fact remains inescapable: the reforms and programs of the armed forces during that period profoundly altered…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Poverty Amidst Plenty: World Political Economy And Distributive Justice book cover

    Poverty Amidst Plenty

    World Political Economy And Distributive Justice, 1st Edition

    By Edward Weisband

    Edward Weisband's pioneering text is destined to transform the current teaching of world political economy at both the introductory and the advanced level. Outlining the moral principles and ethical concepts fundamental to grasping the human significance of poverty, he clearly reveals what is often…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Presidential Campaigns And American Self Images book cover

    Presidential Campaigns And American Self Images

    1st Edition

    By Arthur H Miller, Bruce E Gronbeck

    This volume explores a central political paradox: why American scholars, journalists, and citizens periodically question the viability of their presidential electoral system and yet believe that presidential elections are our best hope for tomorrow. The book argues that the key to understanding…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Primitive Games book cover

    Primitive Games

    1st Edition

    By James A Schellenberg

    This book shows how primitive games relate to the broader framework of the theory of games and provides a general discussion of the different types of primitive games. It deals with applications of primitive games to particular areas of social research.…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Privatizing Malaysia: Rents, Rhetoric, Realities book cover

    Privatizing Malaysia

    Rents, Rhetoric, Realities, 1st Edition

    By Jomo K S

    In this first critical, multidisciplinary assessment of recent privatization in a developing country, the contributors offer valuable lessons for the comparative study of denationalization and related public policy options. After an introductory survey, the volume presents broad perspectives on the…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Progressive Corporate Law book cover

    Progressive Corporate Law

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence E Mitchell

    Reflecting recent re-examinations of the nature and purpose of the modern publicly held corporation, Progressive Corporate Law introduces the reader to alternative perspectives within the field. The contributors to this volume are loosely bound both by their rejection of the prevailing paradigm of…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Political Leadership In Nato: A Study In Multinational Diplomacy book cover

    Political Leadership In Nato

    A Study In Multinational Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    By Robert S Jordan

    This unusual history of the first four secretaries-general of NATO and their importance in the post-war politics of Western defense is a study of diplomacy–of individuals and the impact of their personalities on international events. It can perhaps best be described in terms of what it is not. It…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Political Realism And International Morality: Ethics In The Nuclear Age book cover

    Political Realism And International Morality

    Ethics In The Nuclear Age, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Kipnis, Diana T Meyers

    It is always appropriate to ask whether an expedient foreign policy is morally justifiable, just as it is always appropriate to ask whether a morally defensible policy is consistent with the national interest. The ongoing dialogue between morality and realpolitik gives much of foreign policy debate…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Present Imperfect: Stories By Russian Women book cover

    Present Imperfect

    Stories By Russian Women, 1st Edition

    By Ayesha Kagal, Natasha Perova

    The selections in this Anthology overturn Soviet-era taboos with a vengeance. First published in the aftermath of Mikhail Gorbachev's liberalizing reforms, these stories revel in the basic commonalities of human experience even as they reassert a peculiarly Russian belief in the spiritual, mystical…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Presidential Polls And The News Media book cover

    Presidential Polls And The News Media

    1st Edition

    By Paul J Lavrakas, Michael Traugott, Peter V Miller

    Most news media are "data rich but analysis poor" when it comes to election polling. Since election polls clearly have the power to influence campaigns and election post-mortems, it is important that "spin" not take precedence over significance in the reporting of poll results. In this volume,…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Opera In The Flesh: Sexuality In Operatic Performance book cover

    Opera In The Flesh

    Sexuality In Operatic Performance, 1st Edition

    By Sam Abel

    Verdi, Wagner, polymorphous perversion, Puccini, Brunnhilde, Pinkerton, and Parsifal all rub shoulders in this delightful, poetic, insightful, sexual book sprung by one man's physical response to the power and exaggeration we call opera. Sam Abel applies a light touch as he considers the topic of…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Profit And The Pursuit Of Energy: Markets And Regulation book cover

    Profit And The Pursuit Of Energy

    Markets And Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan D Aronson, Peter F Cowhey

    Among the books on the world energy crisis, on technological possibilities for self-sufficiency, and on various energy sources, this is one of a very few to address the practicalities of government regulatory responsibilities versus the pursuit of profit in the private sector and to look at the…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

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