Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Making Accountability Work: Dilemmas for Evaluation and for Audit book cover

    Making Accountability Work

    Dilemmas for Evaluation and for Audit, 1st Edition

    By Marie-Louise Bemelmans-Videc, Burt Perrin, Jeremy Lonsdale

    Like honesty and clean water, ""accountability"" is invariably seen as a good thing. Conversely, the absence of accountability is associated with most of the greatest abuses in human history. Accountability is thus closely linked with the exercise of power and the legitimacy of policies and those…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

  • Culture, Politics, and Money Among the Yoruba book cover

    Culture, Politics, and Money Among the Yoruba

    1st Edition

    By Akanmu Adebayo

    This masterful book investigates and analyzes several aspects of money among the Yoruba of Nigeria. Falola and Adebayo explore the origin, philosophy, uses, politics, and problems of acquiring and spending money in Yoruba culture. No prior book exists on this aspect of a major ethnic group in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Challenges of Globalization: New Trends in International Politics and Society book cover

    Challenges of Globalization

    New Trends in International Politics and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marika Lerch

    Globalization has been the "buzzword" in international political and academic discourse since the 1990s. It is used as a general descriptor of a world in which borders are becoming less and less important, while transnational flows of capital and goods, but also of ideas and people, cultural norms…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Genocide at the Millennium book cover

    Genocide at the Millennium

    1st Edition

    By Samuel Totten

    Genocide at the Millennium is the fifth volume in the acclaimed series Genocide: A Critical Bibliographical Review. This latest volume's focus is both the genocidal activity that has taken place over the past fourteen years (including that in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia) as well as a critique…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Latin American Political Yearbook: 2002 book cover

    Latin American Political Yearbook

    2002, 1st Edition

    By Jr. Breene

    In the fifth volume of this annual series, Robert G. Breene provides a comprehensive overview, analysis, and summary of the main political and economic trends and events in various portions of Latin America. Analyzing these developments within individual nations, their respective regions, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Optimism in Politics: Reflections on Contemporary History book cover

    Optimism in Politics

    Reflections on Contemporary History, 1st Edition

    By Walter Laqueur

    This new collection by Walter Laqueur, one of the most distinguished historians and political commentators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, vividly brings to life his perspective on fifty years of political life. The essays in this volume deal with events ranging from more than seventy…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Cultural Analysis: Volume 1, Politics, Public Law, and Administration book cover

    Cultural Analysis

    Volume 1, Politics, Public Law, and Administration, 1st Edition

    By Paul Roazen, Aaron Wildavsky

    As a result of a lifetime of incomparably wide-ranging investigations, Aaron Wildavsky concluded that politics in the United States and elsewhere was a patterned activity, exhibiting recurring regularities. Political values, beliefs, and institutions were neither endlessly varied, nor haphazardly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Latin American Political Yearbook: 1997 book cover

    Latin American Political Yearbook

    1997, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Shanahan, Jr. Breene

    Latin America constitutes a region well-endowed with sovereign nations, cultural differences, and varying states of development and political stability. The end of the cold war and the de­cline of revolutionary movements and regimes has cast political perceptions of the region in a new light…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Developing Place of Portugal in the European Union book cover

    The Developing Place of Portugal in the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Jose Magone

    After decades of isolation and a turbulent transition to democracy, Portugal's integration into the European Union has given political, economic, social, and cultural stability to a country that had to overcome the trauma of losing an empire. This volume clearly is a major contribution to the study…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Quest for Human Longevity: Science, Business, and Public Policy book cover

    The Quest for Human Longevity

    Science, Business, and Public Policy, 1st Edition

    By Lewis D. Solomon

    Many scientists today are working to retard the aging process in humans so as to increase both life expectancy and the quality of life. Over the past decade impressive results have been achieved in targeting the mechanisms and pathways of aging. In The Quest for Human Longevity, Lewis D. Solomon…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Sovereignty Under Challenge: How Governments Respond book cover

    Sovereignty Under Challenge

    How Governments Respond, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Glazer

    Sovereignty-the authority of a state to wield ultimate power over its territory, its citizens, its institutions-is everywhere undergoing change as states respond in various ways to the challenges posed, from above and below. "Above" the state is the widening net of international institutions and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Fallen Walls: Prisoners of Conscience in South Africa and Czechoslovakia book cover

    Fallen Walls

    Prisoners of Conscience in South Africa and Czechoslovakia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynda Gilfillan

    This collection of prison writings straddles two continents, and compares and contrasts the political struggles that gave birth to two vibrant new democracies of the twenty-first century: South Africa and the Czech Republic. The triumph over decades of suffering endured by the ordinary citizens of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

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