Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • The Politics of Clientelism book cover

    The Politics of Clientelism

    1st Edition

    By John Martz

    In Latin America the state is the prime regulator, coordinator, and pace-setter of the entire national system, the apex of the pyramid from which patronage, wealth, power, and programs flow. The state bears responsibility for the realization of civic needs, providing goods and services to each…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Preemption, Prevention and Proliferation: The Threat and Use of Weapons in History book cover

    Preemption, Prevention and Proliferation

    The Threat and Use of Weapons in History, 1st Edition

    By George H. Quester

    How do international systems deal with the threat and use of weapons of war? In this sophisticated yet accessible analysis, a leading strategic analyst takes readers deep into twentieth century history to answer this question. Weapons of mass destruction, and the counter threat of retaliation, have…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The New World Architecture: The Role of the European Union in the Making of Global Governance book cover

    The New World Architecture

    The Role of the European Union in the Making of Global Governance, 1st Edition

    By Jose Magone

    The collapse of the bipolar world sustained by the United States and the former Soviet Union led to a power vacuum in the 1990s that the European Union has only reluctantly begun to fill. It is under pressure to take over important international tasks and roles in order to develop a new equilibrium…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Management of Purpose book cover

    The Management of Purpose

    1st Edition

    By Lewis Anthony Dexter

    Lewis Anthony Dexter may well have been one of the better known and least appreciated political scientists of the last century. This outstanding collection of Dexter's writings, demonstrates why Dexter remains important. The volume off ers solid reasons for researching the topics Dexter pioneered,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The New Insurgencies: Anti-communist Guerrillas in the Third World book cover

    The New Insurgencies

    Anti-communist Guerrillas in the Third World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Radu

    The appearance of ideologically motivated anti-communist insurgent groups in the Third World is an important new phenomenon that has received little serious attention. Analysis has focused on American attitudes, while the indigenous roots and motivations of such groups have remained largely…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Slaying the Nimby Dragon book cover

    Slaying the Nimby Dragon

    1st Edition

    By Elena Skrjabina, Herbert Inhaber

    A mob scene erupted in April 1990 in the sleepy hamlet of Caneada, a small town on the northern edge of the Allegheny Mountains. In addition to riots and numerous arrests, six senior citizens, handcuffed to a heavy chain, formed a human barricade across the steel bridge spanning the Genesee River.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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

    Civil Human Rights in Russia

    Modern Problems of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

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

    From Bullets to Ballots

    Violent Muslim Movements in Transition, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Quiet Genocide: Guatemala 1981-1983 book cover

    Quiet Genocide

    Guatemala 1981-1983, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and America's New Empire book cover

    President McKinley, War and Empire

    President McKinley and America's New Empire, 1st Edition

    By Richard F. Hamilton

    This second volume of President McKinley, War and Empire assesses five theories that have dominated analysis of modern societies in the last century--liberalism, Marxism, mass society, pluralism, and elitism--in accounting for an aberrant event in American history: the Spanish-American War.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Medical Technology in Japan: The Politics of Regulation book cover

    Medical Technology in Japan

    The Politics of Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Christa Altenstetter

    Japan is suffering from a "device gap." Compared to its American and European counterparts, Japan lags in adopting innovative medical devices and making new treatments and procedures available to its patients. Many blame its government and bureaucracy for Japan's delayed access to modern medicine…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Papua: Geopolitics and the Quest for Nationhood book cover

    Papua

    Geopolitics and the Quest for Nationhood, 1st Edition

    By Bilveer Singh

    The Papuan conflict has been on the international radar screen since Indonesia became an independent state in 1945. Since the surrender of the territory of Papua to Indonesia in 1962, a low-intensity military conflict has been building. Most Papuans believed that their right to self-determination…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

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