Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Conflicts and New Departures in World Society book cover

    Conflicts and New Departures in World Society

    1st Edition

    By Volker Bornschier

    This third volume in the World Society Studies series focuses on a central theme: how market mechanisms can correct the world welfare deficit and also resolve the environmental crisis through processes of sustainable development. The two editors trace how such objectives have been addressed since…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Stillborn Crusade: The Tragic Failure of Western Intervention in the Former Soviet Union book cover

    Stillborn Crusade

    The Tragic Failure of Western Intervention in the Former Soviet Union, 1st Edition

    By Ilya Somin

    The triumph of the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War was the first great crack in the system of international relations established by the victorious Allies. The presence of a powerful anti-Western Soviet regime not only undermined the liberal values binding the signatories and member states of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Red Tape and Housing Costs: How Regulation Affects New Residential Development book cover

    Red Tape and Housing Costs

    How Regulation Affects New Residential Development, 1st Edition

    By Michael Luger

    Homeownership - a core American Dream - remains elusive to millions of families priced out of the unstable housing market. This book explores the delicate balance between regulations designed to promote the production of sound, affordable housing in safe community environments and the red tape in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Moral Authority of Government book cover

    The Moral Authority of Government

    1st Edition

    By Henry Barbera, R. Hoxie

    These new essays prepared to commemorate the centennial of the National Institute of Social Sciences have been carefully crafted to deal with an overriding concern of our time--those elements in political rule that go beyond legal rights and responsibilities into the moral requirements of effective…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Transformation of Italian Communism book cover

    The Transformation of Italian Communism

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Weinberg

    The end of the cold war and the fall of the Soviet empire have had major consequences for Italian politics. Leonard Weinberg explores some of those consequences, focusing on the transformation of the Italian Communist party from a Leninist to a democratic party. He also discusses the relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Soviet Propaganda book cover

    Soviet Propaganda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Baruch A. Hazan

    This book encompasses the period since the establishment of the State of Israel (1948-75), which marked the peak of Soviet involvement in the Middle East. It introduces new concepts in the study of propaganda, and describes and analyzes Soviet propaganda as it relates to the Middle East conflict.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Public Health Profiteering book cover

    Public Health Profiteering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas DiLorenzo

    The diet industry feeds on the hopes and the fears of those who need-or think that they need-to lose weight. Since the publication of the first known diet book in 1864, a host of sanctimonious preachers and self-proclaimed experts-often overweight themselves-have stoked fears of obesity effectively…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Right Turn: William Bradford Reynolds, the Reagan Administration, and Black Civil Rights book cover

    Right Turn

    William Bradford Reynolds, the Reagan Administration, and Black Civil Rights, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marcuse, Raymond Wolters

    In the spirit of the time, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 called for nondiscrimination for American citizens, seeking equality without regard for race, color, or creed. After the mid-1960s, to make amends for wrongs of the past, some people called for benign…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Political Illiberalism: A Defense of Freedom book cover

    Political Illiberalism

    A Defense of Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Peter L. P. Simpson

    This book deconstructs the story of liberalism that John Rawls, author of Political Liberalism, and many others have put forward. Peter L.P. Simpson argues that political liberalism is despotic because it denies to politics a concern with the comprehensive human good; political illiberalism…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge

  • Covenant and Constitutionalism: The Covenant Tradition in Politics book cover

    Covenant and Constitutionalism

    The Covenant Tradition in Politics, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Elazar

    This volume traces the trends and the developing relationships of constitutionalism and covenant that ultimately led to the transformation of the latter into the former. Elazar explores the paths that emerged out of the constitutionalized covenantal tradition in Europe such as federalism,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Reflections on the Modern and the Global book cover

    Reflections on the Modern and the Global

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Hood, Bruce Mazlish

    Over the past five hundred years, historians and other social scientists have perceived an extraordinary occurance: the transition from the Middle Ages, via the Renaissance, to modernity. Equally remarkable has been the transition taking place in the last fifty years from modernity to globalization…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Dangerous Neighborhood: Contemporary Issues in Turkey's Foreign Relations book cover

    Dangerous Neighborhood

    Contemporary Issues in Turkey's Foreign Relations, 1st Edition

    By Michael Radu

    Contemporary Turkish politics have long been roiled by cultural and social debates rooted in the legacy of modernization initiated in the 1920s by Mustafa Kemal Atati?1/2rk. Islamist challenges to Ataturk's secularism, to political corruption and economic inefficiency, and debates over the meaning…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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