Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Environmental Risk and the Press book cover

    Environmental Risk and the Press

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter M. Sandman

    Toxic spills, acid rain, poor air quality-scarcely a day goes by without a report in the press on an environmental risk issue. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in New Jersey, a leading state in the production of chemicals, and the state with the largest number of Superfund cleanup sites. How…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Catholic Tradition book cover

    Human Rights and the Catholic Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Donald Dietrich

    From the French Revolution to Vatican II, the institutional Catholic Church has opposed much that modernity has offered men and women constructing their societies. This book focuses on the experiences of German Catholics as they have worked to engage their faith with their culture in the midst of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
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  • Legitimacy and Revolution in a Society of Masses: Max Weber, Antonio Gramsci, and the Fin-de-Sicle Debate on Social Order book cover

    Legitimacy and Revolution in a Society of Masses

    Max Weber, Antonio Gramsci, and the Fin-de-Sicle Debate on Social Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. F. N. Giglioli

    Questions surrounding the concept of legitimacy the force that keeps a polity together, and whose absence causes it to shatter are possibly the most important concern of a study of politics. M. F. N. Giglioli examines the shift to a distinctly modern understanding of the concept in Continental…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
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  • Holding the Center: In Defense of Political Trimming book cover

    Holding the Center

    In Defense of Political Trimming, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Goodheart

    Politicians and pundits often scorn polarization and compromise�the intransigence of the former and the feebleness of the latter�without suggesting an alternative way. Polarization, when opposing forces are equal or close to equal in strength, leads to stalemate. Compromise threatens to betray…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
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  • Politics and Planning in the Holy City book cover

    Politics and Planning in the Holy City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ron Christenson, Ira Sharkansky

    Jerusalem is not just another city that illustrates the conflict between interests of professional planners and competing political perspectives. It is the Holy City, with a history of some 3,000 years. Moreover, numerous layers of historical remains have importance for intense and competitive…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
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  • Learning Lessons: Medicine, Economics, and Public Policy book cover

    Learning Lessons

    Medicine, Economics, and Public Policy, 1st Edition

    By Rashi Fein

    This is a book about the policy process. It discusses the considerations advisers have in mind as they develop and select policy alternatives, the ways each of us might want to think about making decisions, and the lessons we should remember in order to minimize avoidable errors. In writing about…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Contemporary India: Society and Its Governance book cover

    Contemporary India

    Society and Its Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arnold Dashefsky, A. Premchand

    Soon after independence, Indian political leadership decided to pursue the attainment of four self-stipulated goals: to attain an improved standard of living through higher rates of growth, to establish a functioning political democracy, to achieve social equality through social re-engineering, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
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  • European Peace Movements and the Future of the Western Alliance book cover

    European Peace Movements and the Future of the Western Alliance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Laqueur

    This extraordinary compendium concerns the future of the Western alliance and the development of the peace movements in Europe and in the United States. The peace movement is an old phenomenon given new life by NATO decisions concerning nuclear deployment in Europe and the Soviet responses along…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
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  • Evaluation Cultures: Sense-Making in Complex Times book cover

    Evaluation Cultures

    Sense-Making in Complex Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan-Eric Furubo, Jean-Claude Barbier

    Evaluation Cultures draws upon a sample of reflections, drawn from organizational practices, nationally centered political cultures, and ethnic cultures, as a framework for understanding how culture influences the work of evaluation. Two main conclusions seem to emerge: first, that there exists no…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
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  • Building an Opportunity Society: A Realistic Alternative to an Entitlement State book cover

    Building an Opportunity Society

    A Realistic Alternative to an Entitlement State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lewis D. Solomon

    Twenty-first-century US policymakers face a great challenge: How can federal government help more people achieve the American dream? Specifically, how can we provide greater opportunities for less-prosperous individuals, enabling them to succeed through hard work, on their merits, and take…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
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  • European National Identities: Elements, Transitions, Conflicts book cover

    European National Identities

    Elements, Transitions, Conflicts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Vogt

    Making sense of the perplexing diversity of Europe is a challenging task. How compatible are national identities in Europe? What makes Europe European? What do Europeans have in common?European National Identities explores the diversity of European states, nations, and peoples. In doing so, the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
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  • Elites and Classes in the Transformation of State Socialism book cover

    Elites and Classes in the Transformation of State Socialism

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lane

    The year 2011 marks the twentieth anniversary of the end of the Soviet Union. This may be an appropriate time to evaluate the adoption by previously state socialist societies of other economic and political models. The transition has sometimes been described in positive terms, as a movement to free…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

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