Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • 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

  • The Cost of Winning: Global Development Policies and Broken Social Contracts book cover

    The Cost of Winning

    Global Development Policies and Broken Social Contracts, 1st Edition

    By Carl G. Lindbloom, Michael Cosgrove

    In The Cost of Winning, Michael H. Cosgrove describes how the United States used economic policies to contain the Soviet Union during the post-World War n era and how those policies turned a vibrant American economy into one of broken promises and declining power. Cosgrove defines and examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13

  • Covering Castro book cover

    Covering Castro

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jay Mallin

    This book discusses Cuba's domestic situation and its relations with the two countries whose foreign policies have the greatest impact on it, Russia and the United States. It covers some eight wars and many other violent manifestations of the human condition.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Ideologies and the Corruption of Thought book cover

    Ideologies and the Corruption of Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Gabel

    Thirty-five years ago Joseph Gabel pub­lished a modern masterpiece, which in 1975 appeared in English as False Con­sciousness: An Essay on Reificalion . Combining his special knowledge of existential psychiatry, axiology, Marx­ism, and political history, Gabel pro­posed the utterly…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Genocide: State Power and Mass Murder book cover


    State Power and Mass Murder, 2nd Edition

    By Irving Louis Horowitz

    This book is dedicated to a consideration of genocide in the context of political sociology. It demonstrates that the underlining predicates of sociology give scant consideration to basic issues of life and death in favor of distinctly derivative issues of social structure and social function.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • The Economic Pivot in a Political Context book cover

    The Economic Pivot in a Political Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jr. Wolf

    "When all too many so-called experts see things as they wish they were, Charles Wolf analyze facts to provide genuine insights into the past, present and future. This makes him an invaluable source for anyone who seeks to understand economic, political and security issues and trends."--Karen…

    Paperback – 2018-02-09

  • Covenant and Civil Society: Constitutional Matrix of Modern Democracy book cover

    Covenant and Civil Society

    Constitutional Matrix of Modern Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Elazar

    The essence of the covenant tradition is the idea of human beings freely associating for common purposes through pacts of mutual commitment. In the political realm, the idea of covenant has been particularly influential in frontierlands. Reinformed by the idea of the federated commonwealth that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06

  • Iberian Trade Unionism: Democratization Under the Impact of the European Union book cover

    Iberian Trade Unionism

    Democratization Under the Impact of the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Katrien Libbrecht, Jose Magone

    One of the most neglected areas of the European integration process is the role that trade union confederations may play after the full establishment of the Economic and Monetary Union. The gradual establishment of the four freedoms enshrined in the Single European Act would require a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06

  • Evaluation: Seeking Truth or Power? book cover


    Seeking Truth or Power?, 1st Edition

    By Jan-Eric Furubo

    Evaluation has come of age. Today most social and political observers would have difficulty imagining a society where evaluation is not a fixture of daily life, from individual programs to local authorities to parliamentary committees. While university researchers, grant makers and public servants…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06

  • Democratic Civility: The History and Cross Cultural Possibility of a Modern Political Ideal book cover

    Democratic Civility

    The History and Cross Cultural Possibility of a Modern Political Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hefner

    In the aftermath of the cold war, political commentators spoke ebulliently of the triumph of liberal democracy over its ideological rivals. Shortly thereafter, however, a surge of ethnic and religious violence raised doubts about whether democracy could survive outside Western culture. Similar…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06

  • European Notebooks: New Societies and Old Politics, 1954-1985 book cover

    European Notebooks

    New Societies and Old Politics, 1954-1985, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Vogt, Francois Bondy

    A generation of outstanding European thinkers emerged out of the rubble of World War II. It was a group unparalleled in their probing of an age that had produced totalitarianism as a political norm, and the Holocaust as its supreme nightmarish achievement. Figures ranging from George Lichtheim,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06

  • The French Revolution and the Russian Anti-Democratic Tradition: A Case of False Consciousness book cover

    The French Revolution and the Russian Anti-Democratic Tradition

    A Case of False Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Dmitry Shlapentokh

    The political uncertainty following the collapse of the Soviet Union and the rejection of the revolutionary model has brought Russian political thought full circle as democratic forces contend with authoritarian nationalism. This volume is essential to understanding the antidemocratic tradition in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05

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