Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • On Legislatures: The Puzzle of Representation book cover

    On Legislatures

    The Puzzle of Representation, 1st Edition

    By Gerhard Loewenberg

    On Legislatures looks at why people support their individual representatives but continue to criticise the legislative system at every opportunity. Although legislatures exist in every political system and are meant to represent the people, they are generally disparaged because they appear both…

    Paperback – 2011-04-30
    Routledge

  • Evil and Silence book cover

    Evil and Silence

    1st Edition

    By Richard Fleming

    Inspired by Ludwig Wittgenstein and Stanley Cavell, this book is a profoundly original philosophical work put together as a network of quotations, to show that our language is never our own and that ethics can be understood as an effect of our attitude to language. It is a meditation on justice and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-30
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Why Conservatives Tell Stories and Liberals Don't: Rhetoric, Faith, and Vision on the American Right book cover

    Why Conservatives Tell Stories and Liberals Don't

    Rhetoric, Faith, and Vision on the American Right, 1st Edition

    By David M Ricci

    Why do conservatives tell stories? Because it helps them win elections and assail liberal policies like health care reform and economic stimulus. "Why" is important, but the "what" and the "how" behind the stories that conservatives tell are equally interesting, and in this new book, David Ricci…

    Paperback – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • Everyday Law for Seniors book cover

    Everyday Law for Seniors

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence A. Frolik, Linda S. Whitton

    Seniors are a wide ranging and exponentially growing special status group that the law treats differentially with respect to rights, responsibilities, and benefits. This book is written to inform and assist seniors and those who care for them. The topics covered range from retirement strategies,…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge

  • NEOCONSERVATISM: An Obituary for an Idea book cover

    NEOCONSERVATISM

    An Obituary for an Idea, 1st Edition

    By C. Bradley Thompson

    An obituary so soon! Surely the reports of neoconservatism's death are greatly exaggerated. C. Bradley Thompson has written (with Yaron Brook) the most comprehensive and original analysis of neoconservatism yet published and in the process has dealt it a mortal blow. Neoconservatism: An Obituary…

    Hardback – 2010-05-30
    Routledge

  • Preventing Genocide: Practical Steps Toward Early Detection and Effective Action book cover

    Preventing Genocide

    Practical Steps Toward Early Detection and Effective Action, 1st Edition

    By David A. Hamburg

    Genocide has been called 'a problem from hell' and despite vehement declarations of 'never again' it's a problem that continues to plague the world. From the beginning of history to the most recent massacres in Bosnia, Rwanda, and Darfur, genocide defies resolution. And given today's worldwide…

    Paperback – 2010-01-30
    Routledge

  • Sex and Violence: The Hollywood Censorship Wars book cover

    Sex and Violence

    The Hollywood Censorship Wars, 1st Edition

    By Tom Pollard

    Sex and Violence examines the history and social dynamics of film censorship in the United States. It examines censorship controversies throughout film history, from the beginning of cinema in the 1890s to the present. The book focuses both on formal censorship systems, including state and local…

    Paperback – 2010-01-30
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Governing Subjects: An Introduction to the Study of Politics book cover

    Governing Subjects

    An Introduction to the Study of Politics, 1st Edition

    By Isaac D. Balbus

    This introduction to the study of politics explores the multiple meanings of "governance" as well as the several senses of what it means to be a "subject." It takes the reader on a journey through and across the domains of law and institutions, markets and power, and culture and identity, and shows…

    Paperback – 2009-11-18
    Routledge

  • Performative Democracy book cover

    Performative Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Elzbieta Matynia

    fresh appreciation of the events of 1989 as we approach their 20th anniversary in 2009 Performative Democracy explores a potential in political life that easily escapes theorists: the indigenously inspired enacting of democracy by citizens. Written by one who experienced an emerging public sphere…

    Paperback – 2009-10-30
    Routledge

  • Reducing Global Poverty book cover

    Reducing Global Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Barry B. Hughes, Mohammod T. Irfan, Haider Khan, Krishna B. Kumar, Dale S. Rothman, Jose Roberto Solorzano

    This is the first volume in an ambitious new series-"Patterns of Potential Human Progress"-inspired by the UN Millennium Development Goals (MGDs) and other initiatives to improve the global condition. The first and most fundamental of these goals-reducing poverty worldwide-is the focus of this book…

    Paperback – 2009-08-30
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Global Experience: Becoming a Responsible World Citizen book cover

    Understanding the Global Experience

    Becoming a Responsible World Citizen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Arcaro, Rosemary Haskell, Chinedu Eke, Robert Anderson, Stephen Braye, Ann Cahill, Brian Digre, Anne Bolin, Mathew Gendle, Duane McClearn, Jeffrey Pugh, Laura Roselle, Jean Schwind, Kerstin Sorensen, Anthony Weston

    First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-08-16
    Routledge

  • Constitution of Imperium book cover

    Constitution of Imperium

    1st Edition

    By Ronnie D. Lipschutz

    The title of this book is a play upon several important concepts and forces in the ongoing debate about American empire. Since September 11, 2001, the Bush administration and its counsels in the U.S. Department of Justice have been both constituting an empire of American hegemony and, in so doing,…

    Paperback – 2009-03-30
    Routledge

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