Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • The Age of Distraction: Reading, Writing, and Politics in a High-Speed Networked Economy book cover

    The Age of Distraction

    Reading, Writing, and Politics in a High-Speed Networked Economy, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hassan

    Connections between time, technology, and the processes of reading and writing make clear the links between experiences of what appear to be quite different phenomena. Reading and writing have functioned together in a particular way to build the world as we have known it for three thousand years.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • Citizen Participation in Non-profit Governance book cover

    Citizen Participation in Non-profit Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Z. Koff

    Nonprofit organizations, their governing structures, boards of directors, and their newest constituency, members who represent the public at large, are the subject of this book. In recent years, new mechanisms have been developed to link citizens with government and with diverse policy-making…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • Speaking Justice to Power: Ethical and Methodological Challenges for Evaluators book cover

    Speaking Justice to Power

    Ethical and Methodological Challenges for Evaluators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Forss

    Efficiency, economy, and equity are policy goals pursued by governments around the world, but analysts and evaluators have devoted more effort to measuring and evaluating the first two. In Speaking Justice to Power, contributors examine the concept of equity, the role it plays, and its application…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Power of the Mayor: David Dinkins: 1990-1993 book cover

    The Power of the Mayor

    David Dinkins: 1990-1993, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Alba, Chris McNickle

    Chris McNickle argues that New York City Mayor David Dinkins failed to wield the power of the mayor with the skill required to run the city. His Tammany clubhouse heritage and liberal political philosophy made him the wrong man for the time. His deliberate style of decision-making left the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Unnatural States: The International System and the Power to Change book cover

    Unnatural States

    The International System and the Power to Change, 1st Edition

    By Peter Ian Lomas

    Unnatural States is a radical critique of international theory, in particular, of the assumption of state agency�that states act in the world in their own right. Peter Lomas argues that since the universal states system is inequitable and rigid, and not all states are democracies anyway, this…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side of Church/State Separation: The French Revolution, Nazi Germany, and International Communism book cover

    The Dark Side of Church/State Separation

    The French Revolution, Nazi Germany, and International Communism, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Strehle

    The Dark Side of Church/State Separation analyzes the Enlightenment's attack upon the Judeo-Christian tradition and its impact upon the development of secular regimes in France, Germany, and Russia. Such regimes followed the anti-Semitic/anti-Christian agenda of the French Enlightenment in blaming…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Individualist Anarchists: Anthology of Liberty, 1881-1908 book cover

    The Individualist Anarchists

    Anthology of Liberty, 1881-1908, 1st Edition

    By Frank H. Brooks

    Among the political ideologies generally considered to be of continuing significance, anarchism alone has never been implemented. Perhaps its rigors are too strong and its advocates are too weak. That it is still considered worth studying is testimony to its intellectual credibility, particularly…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The End of Economic Man: The Origins of Totalitarianism book cover

    The End of Economic Man

    The Origins of Totalitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Peter Drucker, Peter Drucker

    In The End of Economic Man, long recognized as a cornerstone work, Peter F. Drucker explains and interprets fascism and Nazism as fundamental revolutions. In some ways, this book anticipated by more than a decade the existentialism that came to dominate the European political mood in the postwar…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Mandate Madness: How Congress Forces States and Localities to Do its Bidding and Pay for the Privilege book cover

    Mandate Madness

    How Congress Forces States and Localities to Do its Bidding and Pay for the Privilege, 1st Edition

    Edited by James T. Bennett

    What do drivers' licenses that function as national ID cards, nationwide standardized tests for third graders, the late unlamented 55 mile per hour speed limit, the outlawing of the eighteen-year-old beer drinker, and the disappearing mechanical lever voting machine have in common? Each is the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Wodak, Bernhard Forchtner

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of this important and dynamic area of study and research. Language is indispensable to initiating, justifying, legitimatising and coordinating action as well as negotiating conflict and, as such, is intrinsically…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Harold Laski and American Liberalism book cover

    Harold Laski and American Liberalism

    1st Edition

    By Gary Best

    For nearly three decades, the English political scientist Harold Laski was the gray eminence of American liberalism and its most influential Marxist public intellectual. As a fervent proponent of the New Deal in the 1930s, much of Laski's success stemmed from the fact that he offered answers when…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge

  • The Paleoconservatives: New Voices of the Old Right book cover

    The Paleoconservatives

    New Voices of the Old Right, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Israeli, Joseph A. Scotchie

    "Paleoconservatism" as a concept came into circulation during the 1980s as a rejoinder to the rise of neoconservatism. It signifies a brand of conservatism that rose up in opposition to the New Deal, setting itself against the centralizing trends that define modern politics to champion the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge

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