Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Routledge Companion to International Relations book cover

    Routledge Companion to International Relations

    Edited by Alasdair Blair, Steven Curtis

    Routledge Companion to International Relations provides students with clearly written, authoritative and comprehensive information and analysis of all aspects of international relations. It is designed as a one-stop text which will be an invaluable reference point and revision guide throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 

  • Introduction to Global Politics book cover

    Introduction to Global Politics

    3rd Edition

    By Richard W. Mansbach, Kirsten L. Taylor

    The fully updated third edition of Introduction to Global Politics continues to provide a vital resource for students looking to explain global politics using an historical approach, firmly linking history with the events of today. By integrating theory and political practice at individual, state,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 

  • Bounded Bureaucracy and the Budgetary Process in the United States book cover

    Bounded Bureaucracy and the Budgetary Process in the United States

    By Jay Ryu

    Bureaucracies have been criticized from various perspectives and blamed for a variety of failings. Critics have claimed that bureaucracies are too focused on conforming to rules rather than achieving an organization's core mission. Bureaucracies are said to oppress human freedom because of their…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • Building an Opportunity Society: A Realistic Alternative to an Entitlement State book cover

    Building an Opportunity Society

    A Realistic Alternative to an Entitlement State

    Edited by Lewis D. Solomon

    Twenty-first-century US policymakers face a great challenge: How can federal government help more people achieve the American dream? Specifically, how can we provide greater opportunities for less-prosperous individuals, enabling them to succeed through hard work, on their merits, and take…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • Civil Human Rights in Russia: Modern Problems of Theory and Practice book cover

    Civil Human Rights in Russia

    Modern Problems of Theory and Practice

    By F. Rudinsky

    Civil rights is a category of human rights that include individual personal freedom, privacy, personal security, a right to life, dignity, freedom from torture, freedom of movement and residence, and freedom of conscience. Such rights differ from the political, economic, social, and cultural rights…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • Globalization of Communes: 1950-2010 book cover

    Globalization of Communes


    By Yaacov Oved

    After World War II, communes and cooperative communities became internationally oriented in their membership and networking began to develop. Unlike earlier such enterprises, these groups shared an openness to international relationships. This was evident both in the groups' social composition, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • Detroit: Three Pathways to Revitalization book cover


    Three Pathways to Revitalization

    By Lewis D. Solomon

    As America's most dysfunctional big city, Detroit faces urban decay, population losses, fractured neighborhoods with impoverished households, an uneducated, unskilled workforce, too few jobs, a shrinking tax base, budgetary shortfalls, and inadequate public schools. Looking to the city's future,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • From Bullets to Ballots: Violent Muslim Movements in Transition book cover

    From Bullets to Ballots

    Violent Muslim Movements in Transition

    By David L. Phillips

    From Bullets to Ballots considers non-state Muslim organizations at different stages of abandoning violence and pursuing their goals through a political process. Some have successfully made the transition. Others are in mid-stream. Some have tried but backtracked, splintered, or simply abandoned…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • The Ideals of Joseph Ben-David: The Scientist's Role and Centers of Learning Revisited book cover

    The Ideals of Joseph Ben-David

    The Scientist's Role and Centers of Learning Revisited

    By Liah Greenfeld

    Joseph Ben-David died twenty-five years ago, in January 1986. An eminent sociologist of science, and a co-founder of this sub-discipline, he was only sixty-five years old. Few social scientists are remembered after they die and can no longer parlay their influence into the goods of this world for…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • Questioning Authority: Political Resistance and the Ethic of Natural Science book cover

    Questioning Authority

    Political Resistance and the Ethic of Natural Science

    By Diana M. Judd

    The West is currently witnessing the slow destruction of the classical liberal tradition. The casualties are reason, the willingness to question political or religious authority, and the validity of natural science. Replacing these are a crippling intellectual relativism, political apathy, and a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • Quiet Genocide: Guatemala 1981-1983 book cover

    Quiet Genocide

    Guatemala 1981-1983

    By Etelle Higonnet

    Quiet Genocide reviews the legal and historical case that genocide occurred in Guatemala in 1981-1983. It includes the full text of the genocide section of a United Nations sponsored Commission on Historical Clarification in Guatemala (CEH), brokered by the UN. In its final report, the CEH's…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

  • Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide book cover

    Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

    By Samuel Totten

    Academics, NGOs, the United Nations, and individual nations are focused on the prevention and intervention of genocide. Traditionally, missions to prevent or intervene in genocide have been sporadic and under-resourced. The contributors to this volume consider some of the major stumbling blocks to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 

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