Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Fallen Walls: Prisoners of Conscience in South Africa and Czechoslovakia book cover

    Fallen Walls

    Prisoners of Conscience in South Africa and Czechoslovakia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynda Gilfillan

    This collection of prison writings straddles two continents, and compares and contrasts the political struggles that gave birth to two vibrant new democracies of the twenty-first century: South Africa and the Czech Republic. The triumph over decades of suffering endured by the ordinary citizens of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15

  • Collaboration in Public Services: The Challenge for Evaluation book cover

    Collaboration in Public Services

    The Challenge for Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Bill Jenkins

    The International Group for Policy and Program Evaluation (INTEVAL) serves as a forum for scholars and practitioners of public policy to discuss ideas and developments as a community dedicated to enhancing the contribution of evaluation to government. From the group's studies has emerged a concern…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15

  • The New Custodians of the State: Programmatic Elites in French Society book cover

    The New Custodians of the State

    Programmatic Elites in French Society, 1st Edition

    By William Genieys

    The New Custodians of the State uses contemporary France to reassess sociological theories of political and policymaking elites. Based on detailed case studies drawn from social policy and national defense sectors, it concludes that a new type of sectorally-based elite has risen to prominence in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10

  • 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 – 2017-11-09

  • The Proto-totalitarian State: Punishment and Control in Absolutist Regimes book cover

    The Proto-totalitarian State

    Punishment and Control in Absolutist Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Dmitry Shlapentokh

    Totalitarian rule is commonly thought to derive from spe- cific ideologies that justify the complete control by the state of social, cultural, and political institutions. The major goal of this volume is to demonstrate that in some cases brutal forms of state control have been the only way to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23

  • Order and Legitimacy: Political Thought in National Spain book cover

    Order and Legitimacy

    Political Thought in National Spain, 1st Edition

    By Francis Graham Wilson

    A growing body of readers is rediscovering Francis Graham Wilson's tremendous contribution to the study of politics and humane learning. In this volume he offers an extensive assessment of the nature of politics and the search for order in Spanish politics, concentrating on the central figures who…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

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

    Questioning Authority

    Political Resistance and the Ethic of Natural Science, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12

  • What Do We Owe Each Other?: Rights and Obligations in Contemporary American Society book cover

    What Do We Owe Each Other?

    Rights and Obligations in Contemporary American Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Rosenthal

    What Do We Owe Each Other? includes essays by some of the finest social and political policy researchers in the United States. They address critical issues in contemporary American society. These range from the making of public opinion, the nature of the presumed social contract between government…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • The Prevention and Intervention of Genocide book cover

    The Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten

    Over the last twenty years the world has witnessed four major genocides. There was the genocide in Iraq (1988), in Rwanda (1994), in Srebrenica (1995), and in Darfur (2003 and continuing). Most observers agree there is an urgent need to assess the international community's efforts to prevent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • A Perfect Injustice: Genocide and Theft of Armenian Wealth book cover

    A Perfect Injustice

    Genocide and Theft of Armenian Wealth, 1st Edition

    By Yair Auron

    Except for a short period after the end of the First World War and the ensuing armistice, Turkey has consistently denied that it ever employed a policy of intentional destruction of Armenians. Th e 1913-1914 census put the number of Armenians living in Turkey at close to two million. Today only a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • The Mediterranean in the Age of Globalization: Migration, Welfare, and Borders book cover

    The Mediterranean in the Age of Globalization

    Migration, Welfare, and Borders, 1st Edition

    By Natalia Ribas-Mateos

    The Mediterranean in the Age of Globalization is a welcome corrective to the tendency to present globalization as a homogenous concept, and the failure to describe how it operates in specific regions. Ribas-Mateos examines globalization and migration across the Mediterranean, using an innovative,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Tax-funded Politics book cover

    Tax-funded Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by James T. Bennett

    The past two decades have seen the growth of well-coordinated networks of political activists who have managed to obtain hundreds of millions of taxpayers' dollars for political lobbying. Although federal regulations prohibit such activities, loopholes in the law allow these monies to be masked as…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

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