Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Genocide of Indigenous Peoples: A Critical Bibliographic Review book cover

    Genocide of Indigenous Peoples

    A Critical Bibliographic Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Hitchcock

    An estimated 350 to 600 million indigenous people reside across the globe. Numerous governments fail to recognize its indigenous peoples living within their borders. It was not until the latter part of the twentieth century that the genocide of indigenous peoples became a major focus of human…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Expansionism: Its Effects on Cuba's Independence book cover


    Its Effects on Cuba's Independence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank Villafana

    Starting in the early part of the nineteenth century, American administrations expressed a desire to own Cuba. A rationale for adding Cuba to the territory of the United States could be built on Cuba's sugar and tobacco industries, as well as Cuba's mineral deposits. But economics was not the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Lessons from Ground Zero: Media Response to Terror book cover

    Lessons from Ground Zero

    Media Response to Terror, 1st Edition

    By Jay Perkins

    It ranked among journalism's finest hours. That is what was heard in the weeks following September 11, 2001. They made mistakes, of course, but in covering one of the biggest disasters ever to hit the United States, journalists used their training, their experience, their understanding, and their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Reflections on American Progressivism book cover

    Reflections on American Progressivism

    1st Edition

    By Melvyn L. Fein, Sidney A. Pearson

    In American politics, at least since the Civil War, the great philosophical divide is between "progressives" and "founders" of the American regime. The quarrel has come to be defined in the media as a contest between liberals and conservatives. This book explores the ideological underpinnings of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Taiwan in Transformation: Retrospect and Prospect book cover

    Taiwan in Transformation

    Retrospect and Prospect, 2nd Edition

    By Chun-chieh Huang

    The late twentieth century witnessed rapid changes not only in Taiwan's economy, but also in its identity. Both economic as well as ideological restructuring have been basic elements in the transformation of postwar Taiwan, as rapid democratization opened a Pandora's Box, and stirred a whirlwind of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Seeking Balance: Philosophical Issues in Globalization and Policy Making book cover

    Seeking Balance

    Philosophical Issues in Globalization and Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By A. Pablo Iannone

    The problems and issues arising from globalization are difficult to resolve, in part because our ways of conceptualizing the conflicts and responding to them are inadequate. This book fills this gap, conceiving of globalization as a consequence of economic, political, technological, scientific, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Somalia in Transition Since 2006 book cover

    Somalia in Transition Since 2006

    1st Edition

    By Shaul Shay

    This book picks up where its predecessor, Somalia between Jihad and Restoration, left off, examining international efforts to stabilize war-torn Somalia. It analyzes major political events in Somalia in the years since 2006, examining opportunities for restoration of the country based on the United…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Promoting Democracy Abroad: Policy and Performance book cover

    Promoting Democracy Abroad

    Policy and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burnell

    Promoting democracy has grown from a small, little- known activity to a high-profile endeavor. It now involves academia, think tanks, and the popular media. The number of countries and organizations, inter-governmental, non-governmental, as well as governmental involved in supporting the spread of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • The Age of Distraction: Reading, Writing, and Politics in a High-Speed Networked Economy book cover

    The Age of Distraction

    Reading, Writing, and Politics in a High-Speed Networked Economy, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hassan

    Connections between time, technology, and the processes of reading and writing make clear the links between experiences of what appear to be quite different phenomena. Reading and writing have functioned together in a particular way to build the world as we have known it for three thousand years.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Citizen Participation in Non-profit Governance book cover

    Citizen Participation in Non-profit Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Z. Koff

    Nonprofit organizations, their governing structures, boards of directors, and their newest constituency, members who represent the public at large, are the subject of this book. In recent years, new mechanisms have been developed to link citizens with government and with diverse policy-making…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Speaking Justice to Power: Ethical and Methodological Challenges for Evaluators book cover

    Speaking Justice to Power

    Ethical and Methodological Challenges for Evaluators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Forss

    Efficiency, economy, and equity are policy goals pursued by governments around the world, but analysts and evaluators have devoted more effort to measuring and evaluating the first two. In Speaking Justice to Power, contributors examine the concept of equity, the role it plays, and its application…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • The Power of the Mayor: David Dinkins: 1990-1993 book cover

    The Power of the Mayor

    David Dinkins: 1990-1993, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Alba, Chris McNickle

    Chris McNickle argues that New York City Mayor David Dinkins failed to wield the power of the mayor with the skill required to run the city. His Tammany clubhouse heritage and liberal political philosophy made him the wrong man for the time. His deliberate style of decision-making left the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25

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