Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • The Political Economy of Nation Building: The World's Unfinished Business book cover

    The Political Economy of Nation Building

    The World's Unfinished Business, 1st Edition

    By Mack Ott

    Donor nations may advise and counsel, but the creation of a liberal nation state falls to its own people. They must create laws, exercise their liberties, provide freedom of belief and expression, and protect individual property rights. No nation becomes or remains free unless its people build, use…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Radical Conservative, 1st Edition

    By Irving Horowitz

    Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative paints a broad picture of the personal traits and professional achievements in the work of an extremely complex iconographic figure in twentieth-century intellectual life. Writing about Hannah Arendt is an exercise in the biographic intersecting with the academic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Campaign Journal 2008: A Chronicle of Vision, Hope, and Glory book cover

    Campaign Journal 2008

    A Chronicle of Vision, Hope, and Glory, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Rangel

    In this distinctive and personal narrative of Barack Obama's 2008 campaign for the American presidency, Carlos Rangel chronicles the underlying currents of social change that led to this successful campaign. The results were a president with a clear majority of the votes cast; elected by a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Evaluation and Turbulent Times: Reflections on a Discipline in Disarray book cover

    Evaluation and Turbulent Times

    Reflections on a Discipline in Disarray, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan-Eric Furubo

    Now more than ever, policy evaluation is an important component in addressing the world's economic crisis. Before it can do so, the discipline must adapt to changing economic and political environments. The contributors address a basic question: What impact do crises have on evaluation and how can…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Genocide of Indigenous Peoples: A Critical Bibliographic Review book cover

    Genocide of Indigenous Peoples

    A Critical Bibliographic Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Hitchcock

    An estimated 350 to 600 million indigenous people reside across the globe. Numerous governments fail to recognize its indigenous peoples living within their borders. It was not until the latter part of the twentieth century that the genocide of indigenous peoples became a major focus of human…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Expansionism: Its Effects on Cuba's Independence book cover


    Its Effects on Cuba's Independence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank Villafana

    Starting in the early part of the nineteenth century, American administrations expressed a desire to own Cuba. A rationale for adding Cuba to the territory of the United States could be built on Cuba's sugar and tobacco industries, as well as Cuba's mineral deposits. But economics was not the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Lessons from Ground Zero: Media Response to Terror book cover

    Lessons from Ground Zero

    Media Response to Terror, 1st Edition

    By Jay Perkins

    It ranked among journalism's finest hours. That is what was heard in the weeks following September 11, 2001. They made mistakes, of course, but in covering one of the biggest disasters ever to hit the United States, journalists used their training, their experience, their understanding, and their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Reflections on American Progressivism book cover

    Reflections on American Progressivism

    1st Edition

    By Melvyn L. Fein, Sidney A. Pearson

    In American politics, at least since the Civil War, the great philosophical divide is between "progressives" and "founders" of the American regime. The quarrel has come to be defined in the media as a contest between liberals and conservatives. This book explores the ideological underpinnings of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Taiwan in Transformation: Retrospect and Prospect book cover

    Taiwan in Transformation

    Retrospect and Prospect, 2nd Edition

    By Chun-chieh Huang

    The late twentieth century witnessed rapid changes not only in Taiwan's economy, but also in its identity. Both economic as well as ideological restructuring have been basic elements in the transformation of postwar Taiwan, as rapid democratization opened a Pandora's Box, and stirred a whirlwind of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Seeking Balance: Philosophical Issues in Globalization and Policy Making book cover

    Seeking Balance

    Philosophical Issues in Globalization and Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By A. Pablo Iannone

    The problems and issues arising from globalization are difficult to resolve, in part because our ways of conceptualizing the conflicts and responding to them are inadequate. This book fills this gap, conceiving of globalization as a consequence of economic, political, technological, scientific, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Somalia in Transition Since 2006 book cover

    Somalia in Transition Since 2006

    1st Edition

    By Shaul Shay

    This book picks up where its predecessor, Somalia between Jihad and Restoration, left off, examining international efforts to stabilize war-torn Somalia. It analyzes major political events in Somalia in the years since 2006, examining opportunities for restoration of the country based on the United…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

  • Promoting Democracy Abroad: Policy and Performance book cover

    Promoting Democracy Abroad

    Policy and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burnell

    Promoting democracy has grown from a small, little- known activity to a high-profile endeavor. It now involves academia, think tanks, and the popular media. The number of countries and organizations, inter-governmental, non-governmental, as well as governmental involved in supporting the spread of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28

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