Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Quiet Genocide: Guatemala 1981-1983 book cover

    Quiet Genocide

    Guatemala 1981-1983, 1st Edition

    By Etelle Higonnet

    Quiet Genocide reviews the legal and historical case that genocide occurred in Guatemala in 1981-1983. It includes the full text of the genocide section of a United Nations sponsored Commission on Historical Clarification in Guatemala (CEH), brokered by the UN. In its final report, the CEH's…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and America's New Empire book cover

    President McKinley, War and Empire

    President McKinley and America's New Empire, 1st Edition

    By Richard F. Hamilton

    This second volume of President McKinley, War and Empire assesses five theories that have dominated analysis of modern societies in the last century--liberalism, Marxism, mass society, pluralism, and elitism--in accounting for an aberrant event in American history: the Spanish-American War.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • Medical Technology in Japan: The Politics of Regulation book cover

    Medical Technology in Japan

    The Politics of Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Christa Altenstetter

    Japan is suffering from a "device gap." Compared to its American and European counterparts, Japan lags in adopting innovative medical devices and making new treatments and procedures available to its patients. Many blame its government and bureaucracy for Japan's delayed access to modern medicine…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • Papua: Geopolitics and the Quest for Nationhood book cover


    Geopolitics and the Quest for Nationhood, 1st Edition

    By Bilveer Singh

    The Papuan conflict has been on the international radar screen since Indonesia became an independent state in 1945. Since the surrender of the territory of Papua to Indonesia in 1962, a low-intensity military conflict has been building. Most Papuans believed that their right to self-determination…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • China Factors: Political Perspectives and Economic Interactions book cover

    China Factors

    Political Perspectives and Economic Interactions, 1st Edition

    By Gordon Cheung

    China Factors offers a first-hand perspective on political and socio-economic changes in Hong Kong after the official changeover to control by China. It reflects the author's observations, personal encounters, interviews, and experiences, especially after 1997 when the changeover occurred, and also…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • Mind the Gap: Perspectives on Policy Evaluation and the Social Sciences book cover

    Mind the Gap

    Perspectives on Policy Evaluation and the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Allman, Jos Vaessen

    Over the past twenty to thirty years, evaluation has become increasingly important to the field of public policy. The number of people involved and specializing in evaluation has also increased markedly. Evidence of this trend can be found in the International Atlas of Evaluation, the establishment…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • Government Abuse: Fraud, Waste, and Incompetence in Awarding Contracts in the United States book cover

    Government Abuse

    Fraud, Waste, and Incompetence in Awarding Contracts in the United States, 1st Edition

    By William Sims Curry

    Government contracting is plagued by nefarious, amateurish, and criminal behavior. By awarding government contracts to corporations as compensation for lavish gifts and personal favors, the United States government fails to serve the public interest effectively and honestly. William Sims Curry…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • Homeland Security Scams book cover

    Homeland Security Scams

    1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    A direct consequence of the War on Terror launched after the attacks of September 11, 2001 is an awareness of the need for homeland security. This war is being used to justify a huge expansion of government powers and spending, but funds allocated for homeland security are often for programs far…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • Encyclopaedia of Soviet Life book cover

    Encyclopaedia of Soviet Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ilya Zemtsov

    A by-product of the amazing changes now taking place within the Soviet Union is a change in rhetoric no less than reality. Under Gorbachev, the Russian language has been changing parallel with novoe politichaskoe myshenie - new political thinking - with the effect that such new expressions as have…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • From Muhammad to Bin Laden: Religious and Ideological Sources of the Homicide Bombers Phenomenon book cover

    From Muhammad to Bin Laden

    Religious and Ideological Sources of the Homicide Bombers Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    By David Bukay

    From Muhammad to Bin Laden analyzes the ideological, religious, and cultural foundations of one of the most inconceivable phenomena in contemporary world politics. Bukay analyzes the homicide bombings and atrocities perpetuated by worldwide jihad. He also uses information from primary sources to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • The Communist Experience in America: A Political and Social History book cover

    The Communist Experience in America

    A Political and Social History, 1st Edition

    By Harvey Klehr

    Arguments about whether distinctive features of American society, culture, political structure, economic system, or population account for the relative weakness of American radicalism have engaged historians, sociologists, and political scientists for decades. Influential concepts such as "frontier…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • Designing Denuclearization: An Interpretive Encyclopedia book cover

    Designing Denuclearization

    An Interpretive Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Larkin

    This work canvasses nuclear weapon abolition, proposals placed on the table since 1945 and the obstacles and issues which a realistic program for abolition confronts today. It has an ambitious purpose, to show that nuclear abolition can and should be placed on the public agenda.a The author terms…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

8Series in Introductory Politics

Product Search