Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Virtues of Independence and Dependence on Virtues book cover

    Virtues of Independence and Dependence on Virtues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ludvig Beckman

    Debate about the concept of virtue is a persistent theme in academic discourse. One strand of thinking attempts to examine and reconstruct ethical theories with the aim of formulating a new morality or ethics. A second strand of thought, more strongly represented in this work, attempts to explore…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • Social Democracy and the Aristocracy book cover

    Social Democracy and the Aristocracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by John H. Kautsky

    Ever since the rise of mass labor movements in the late nineteenth century, socialism has been seen as an inevi- table and antagonistic response to capitalism and the spread of industrialization. Over the course of the twentieth century, however, socialism's failure to gain ground in the United…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • The Waning of the Welfare State book cover

    The Waning of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Anton Zijderveld

    The welfare state in postwar Western Europe has been extended and intensified in a spectacular manner. Today, "welfare" represents a complex mix of services covering health, education, welfare, the arts, leisure, and social security. Anton C. Zijderveld is of the opinion that Europe's vast,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • The Anatomy of Thatcherism book cover

    The Anatomy of Thatcherism

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Robin Letwin

    The Anatomy of Thatcherism explains how, for the first time in British history, a prime minister's name has become an 'Ism' a symbol of a profound social change. Letwin argues that Thatcherism promoted a moral agenda rather than an economic doctrine or a political theory in order to achieve a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • The Widening Circle of Genocide: Genocide - A Critical Bibliographic Review book cover

    The Widening Circle of Genocide

    Genocide - A Critical Bibliographic Review, 1st Edition

    By Israel W. Charny

    The Widening Circle of Genocide, the third volume of an award-winning series, combines an encyclopedic summary of knowledge of the subject with annotated citations of literature in each field of study. It includes contributions by R.J. Rummel, Leonard Glick, Vahakn Dadrian, Rosanne Klass, Martin…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • The Soldier in Russian Politics, 1985-96 book cover

    The Soldier in Russian Politics, 1985-96

    1st Edition

    By Robert Barylski

    If Russia is to become a viable democracy, it will need a viable state to make and enforce decisions that nurture societal cohesion and sustain complex economic activity. Armed forces are essential attributes of viable modern states, but what happens when states undergo major structural changes?…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • The Liberal State and the Politics of Virtue book cover

    The Liberal State and the Politics of Virtue

    1st Edition

    By Ludvig Beckman

    At the start of the new millennium there has been a growing awareness that traditional political institutions and ideologies do not correspond to the demands and aspirations held by many individuals and groups. Ideals and interests previously without much impact on the political debate have gained…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • Reflections on a Politically Skeptical Era book cover

    Reflections on a Politically Skeptical Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennis Wrong

    All of the essays included in the present volume were written between 1995 and 2001. This attests to the timeliness and relevance of Dennis H. Wrong's writings. He notes that the mid-twentieth-century disposition to believe that politics fundamentally consisted of clashes between totalistic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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  • Introducing International Relations book cover

    Introducing International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Paul Sharp

    This exciting new textbook provides an accessible and lively introduction to international relations for students encountering the subject for the first time. Presenting complex ideas, concepts and arguments in a straightforward and conversational way, the textbook explains international relations…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29
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  • Politics UK book cover

    Politics UK

    9th Edition

    Edited by Bill Jones, Philip Norton, Oliver Daddow

    This revised and updated ninth edition of the bestselling textbook Politics UK is an indispensable introduction to British politics. It provides a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history and an incisive…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
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  • Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set brings together a collection of key works about the International Relations of Japan. Written by a range of international experts, the titles cover the essential aspects of Japan’s postwar relationship to the outside world: its changing notion of its role in the international community,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Policy Studies: Review Annual: Volume 3 book cover

    Policy Studies: Review Annual

    Volume 3, 1st Edition

    By Bruce B. Zellner

    This book deals with the most pressing policy problem in 1978 inflation. It introduces a quite different anti-inflation strategy into the discussion—wage and price controls. The book examines the economic effects of trucking regulation.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
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