Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide book cover

    Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Green Movement in Iran book cover

    The Green Movement in Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Dabashi

    The Green Movement in Iran contains Hamid Dabashi's most important writings on the Iran's June 2009 election, its tumultuous aftermath, and the characteristics and aspirations of the emerging Green Movement. These analyses range from close analysis of the nature of the events to the Green…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • National Identities in France book cover

    National Identities in France

    1st Edition

    By Brian Sudlow

    National Identities in France explores nationalism, national identities, and the various ways in which these concepts are accepted, adapted, discarded, or internally disputed across ideological divides. The popular assumption that automatically regards nationalism as a largely right-wing concern,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • Public Opinion in the United States: Studies of Race, Religion, Gender, and Issues That Matter book cover

    Public Opinion in the United States

    Studies of Race, Religion, Gender, and Issues That Matter, 1st Edition

    By Rita J. Simon

    Public Opinion in the United States tracks developments in American society since World War II through the lens of public opinion. The authors assess national public opinion poll data from 1945 to 2008, targeting opinions about African Americans, Jews, Muslim Americans, gays and lesbians,…

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  • Public-private Relations in Totalitarian States book cover

    Public-private Relations in Totalitarian States

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Barhaim

    This book argues that the transition by Western society to late modernity has weakened the social order, creating a quasi-anomic state that favors those conditions that place culture in a position of prominence. The preponderance of culture over social, with its affinity for profane and its…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
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  • Science Funding: Politics and Porkbarrel book cover

    Science Funding

    Politics and Porkbarrel, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Martino

    Americans have become resigned to seeing Congress vote money for porkbarrel projects of all kinds-roads, dams, post offices, military installations-in the districts of influential legislators. In recent years Congress has, almost without public notice, extended this form of vote-buying and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • Science Wars: Politics, Gender, and Race book cover

    Science Wars

    Politics, Gender, and Race, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Piore, Anthony Walsh

    Few issues cause academics to disagree more than gender and race, especially when topics are addressed in terms of biological differences. To conduct research in these areas or comment favorably on research can subject one to scorn.When these topics are addressed, they generally take the form of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
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  • Politics in the Bible book cover

    Politics in the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Paul Abramson

    The Bible is fundamental to Western culture. Political philosophers from Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau to modern political theorists such as George H. Sabine, Leo Strauss, and Sheldon S. Wolin have drawn upon biblical examples. American political leaders, such as Thomas Paine, Abraham…

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  • The Political Economy of Nation Building: The World's Unfinished Business book cover

    The Political Economy of Nation Building

    The World's Unfinished Business, 1st Edition

    By Mack Ott

    Donor nations may advise and counsel, but the creation of a liberal nation state falls to its own people. They must create laws, exercise their liberties, provide freedom of belief and expression, and protect individual property rights. No nation becomes or remains free unless its people build, use…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
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  • Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Radical Conservative, 1st Edition

    By Irving Horowitz

    Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative paints a broad picture of the personal traits and professional achievements in the work of an extremely complex iconographic figure in twentieth-century intellectual life. Writing about Hannah Arendt is an exercise in the biographic intersecting with the academic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
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  • Campaign Journal 2008: A Chronicle of Vision, Hope, and Glory book cover

    Campaign Journal 2008

    A Chronicle of Vision, Hope, and Glory, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Rangel

    In this distinctive and personal narrative of Barack Obama's 2008 campaign for the American presidency, Carlos Rangel chronicles the underlying currents of social change that led to this successful campaign. The results were a president with a clear majority of the votes cast; elected by a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
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  • Evaluation and Turbulent Times: Reflections on a Discipline in Disarray book cover

    Evaluation and Turbulent Times

    Reflections on a Discipline in Disarray, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan-Eric Furubo

    Now more than ever, policy evaluation is an important component in addressing the world's economic crisis. Before it can do so, the discipline must adapt to changing economic and political environments. The contributors address a basic question: What impact do crises have on evaluation and how can…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
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