Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Turkey, the EU and the Middle East: Foreign Policy Cooperation and the Arab Uprisings book cover

    Turkey, the EU and the Middle East

    Foreign Policy Cooperation and the Arab Uprisings, 1st Edition

    By Buğra Süsler

    This book focuses on the dynamics of Turkey’s relationship with Europe in the context of the ‘Arab Spring’ and analyses Turkish behaviour vis-à-vis foreign policy cooperation with the EU. Susler explains the complexity of Turkey-EU relations by looking beyond membership negotiations and examines…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • The Complete Illustrated Book of Development Definitions book cover

    The Complete Illustrated Book of Development Definitions

    4th Edition

    By Harvey S. Moskowitz, Carl G. Lindbloom, David Listokin, Richard Preiss, Dwight Merriam

    The latest edition of The Illustrated Book of Development Definitions breaks new ground. It addresses traditional and new planning problems: natural and industrial disasters such as hurricanes and oil spills; new housing types and living accommodations; changes in urban design and practice like new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21

  • False Consciousness: An Essay on Mystification book cover

    False Consciousness

    An Essay on Mystification, 1st Edition

    By Guenter Lewy

    In this book, Guenter Lewy explains and critiques the idea of false consciousness - that people living under capitalism do not know their best interests. This idea was prevalent in the writings of nineteenth century Marxism, modern communism, and the New Left. Lewy applies what German scholars call…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30

  • South Korea: A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present book cover

    South Korea

    A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Daniel J. Schwekendiek

    During the second half of the twentieth century, an economic boom, driven by advances in technology, has led South Korea to become the world's fastest growing economy. But, there were also social factors associated with this shift. In this book, Daniel J. Schwekendiek examines South Korea's…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30

  • The Irish and the American Presidency book cover

    The Irish and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Nicole Anderson Yanoso

    There is a widely held notion that, except for the elections of 1928 and 1960, the Irish have primarily influenced only state and local government. The Irish and the American Presidency reveals that the Irish have had a consistent and noteworthy impact on presidential careers, policies, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30
    American Presidents Series

  • Conceived in Liberty: The American Worldview in Theory and Practice book cover

    Conceived in Liberty

    The American Worldview in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jr. Tierney

    Conceived in Liberty is a cultural, sociological and geopolitical review of the uniquely American notion that the country and its people are "exceptional." While all nations have their own patriotic commitments, no other people have outwardly declared their power as vigorously as have Americans,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30

  • The Internationalization of ISIS: The Muslim State in Iraq and Syria book cover

    The Internationalization of ISIS

    The Muslim State in Iraq and Syria, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Israeli

    An Islamic terrorist movement, ISIS (also dubbed IS or ISIL), has taken advantage of the chaotic "Arab Spring" in Syria and Iraq to declare an Islamic Caliphate wherever it has been able to rise to power. This movement is continuously attempting to extend the territory of its rule. The Egyptian…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30

  • The Democratic Spirit of Law book cover

    The Democratic Spirit of Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Schnapper

    In this major new work, Dominique Schnapper continues her investigation into changes in contemporary democracy. Although she concentrates on the French example, The Democratic Spirit of Law concerns all democratic societies.Schnapper warns against the danger of corrupting the "principles," as…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30

  • Communitarian Foreign Policy: Amitai Etzioni's Vision book cover

    Communitarian Foreign Policy

    Amitai Etzioni's Vision, 1st Edition

    By Nikolas K. Gvosdev

    This volume establishes Amitai Etzioni's communitarian approach to international relations as a distinct school of American foreign policy thought. Nikolas K. Gvosdev systematically evaluates Etzioni's ideas, tracing their origins during the Cold War and their relevance to current challenges in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30

  • Doing Public Good?: Private Actors, Evaluation, and Public Value book cover

    Doing Public Good?

    Private Actors, Evaluation, and Public Value, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. Pablo Guerrero O.

    This book examines the contributions of non-public organizations, such as foundations, philanthropies, charities, non-governmental organizations, private businesses, and entrepreneurs to public goods and services. Too often the impact of the contributions of such private actors are overlooked.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30
    Comparative Policy Evaluation

  • The State of Our Disunion: The Obama Years book cover

    The State of Our Disunion

    The Obama Years, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Goodheart

    The US Constitution resists centralizing authority by granting equal power to the three branches of government, as well as the individual states. The risk inherent in the separation of powers is that the absence of a spirit of compromise can lead to the disintegration of the union. Eugene Good…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30

  • Advancing Genocide Studies: Personal Accounts and Insights from Scholars in the Field book cover

    Advancing Genocide Studies

    Personal Accounts and Insights from Scholars in the Field, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Totten

    Advancing Genocide Studies follows in the footsteps of the editor's earlier volume, Pioneers of Genocide Studies. Here a new generation of scholars presents personal essays that reveal their motivation to study genocide, the passion that drives them to continue its study, their primary scholarly…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30
    Genocide Studies

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