Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Bounded Bureaucracy and the Budgetary Process in the United States book cover

    Bounded Bureaucracy and the Budgetary Process in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Jay Ryu

    Bureaucracies have been criticized from various perspectives and blamed for a variety of failings. Critics have claimed that bureaucracies are too focused on conforming to rules rather than achieving an organization's core mission. Bureaucracies are said to oppress human freedom because of their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
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  • Globalization of Communes: 1950-2010 book cover

    Globalization of Communes

    1950-2010, 1st Edition

    By Yaacov Oved

    After World War II, communes and cooperative communities became internationally oriented in their membership and networking began to develop. Unlike earlier such enterprises, these groups shared an openness to international relationships. This was evident both in the groups' social composition, and…

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    Routledge

  • Detroit: Three Pathways to Revitalization book cover

    Detroit

    Three Pathways to Revitalization, 1st Edition

    By Lewis D. Solomon

    As America's most dysfunctional big city, Detroit faces urban decay, population losses, fractured neighborhoods with impoverished households, an uneducated, unskilled workforce, too few jobs, a shrinking tax base, budgetary shortfalls, and inadequate public schools. Looking to the city's future,…

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    Routledge

  • The Ideals of Joseph Ben-David: The Scientist's Role and Centers of Learning Revisited book cover

    The Ideals of Joseph Ben-David

    The Scientist's Role and Centers of Learning Revisited, 1st Edition

    By Liah Greenfeld

    Joseph Ben-David died twenty-five years ago, in January 1986. An eminent sociologist of science, and a co-founder of this sub-discipline, he was only sixty-five years old. Few social scientists are remembered after they die and can no longer parlay their influence into the goods of this world for…

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  • Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide book cover

    Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

    1st Edition

    By Samuel Totten

    Academics, NGOs, the United Nations, and individual nations are focused on the prevention and intervention of genocide. Traditionally, missions to prevent or intervene in genocide have been sporadic and under-resourced. The contributors to this volume consider some of the major stumbling blocks to…

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  • The Green Movement in Iran book cover

    The Green Movement in Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Dabashi

    The Green Movement in Iran contains Hamid Dabashi's most important writings on the Iran's June 2009 election, its tumultuous aftermath, and the characteristics and aspirations of the emerging Green Movement. These analyses range from close analysis of the nature of the events to the Green…

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    Routledge

  • National Identities in France book cover

    National Identities in France

    1st Edition

    By Brian Sudlow

    National Identities in France explores nationalism, national identities, and the various ways in which these concepts are accepted, adapted, discarded, or internally disputed across ideological divides. The popular assumption that automatically regards nationalism as a largely right-wing concern,…

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  • Public Opinion in the United States: Studies of Race, Religion, Gender, and Issues That Matter book cover

    Public Opinion in the United States

    Studies of Race, Religion, Gender, and Issues That Matter, 1st Edition

    By Rita J. Simon

    Public Opinion in the United States tracks developments in American society since World War II through the lens of public opinion. The authors assess national public opinion poll data from 1945 to 2008, targeting opinions about African Americans, Jews, Muslim Americans, gays and lesbians,…

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  • Public-private Relations in Totalitarian States book cover

    Public-private Relations in Totalitarian States

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Barhaim

    This book argues that the transition by Western society to late modernity has weakened the social order, creating a quasi-anomic state that favors those conditions that place culture in a position of prominence. The preponderance of culture over social, with its affinity for profane and its…

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  • Science Funding: Politics and Porkbarrel book cover

    Science Funding

    Politics and Porkbarrel, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Martino

    Americans have become resigned to seeing Congress vote money for porkbarrel projects of all kinds-roads, dams, post offices, military installations-in the districts of influential legislators. In recent years Congress has, almost without public notice, extended this form of vote-buying and…

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  • Science Wars: Politics, Gender, and Race book cover

    Science Wars

    Politics, Gender, and Race, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Piore, Anthony Walsh

    Few issues cause academics to disagree more than gender and race, especially when topics are addressed in terms of biological differences. To conduct research in these areas or comment favorably on research can subject one to scorn.When these topics are addressed, they generally take the form of…

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  • Politics in the Bible book cover

    Politics in the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Paul Abramson

    The Bible is fundamental to Western culture. Political philosophers from Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau to modern political theorists such as George H. Sabine, Leo Strauss, and Sheldon S. Wolin have drawn upon biblical examples. American political leaders, such as Thomas Paine, Abraham…

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