Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Soviet Decision-Making in Practice: The USSR and Israel, 1947-1954 book cover

    Soviet Decision-Making in Practice

    The USSR and Israel, 1947-1954, 1st Edition

    By Yaacov Ro'i

    The Soviet Union executed an apparent about-face in its traditional anti-Zionist position when the Palestine issue came before the United Nations in 1947. In addition to political support at the UN from May 1947 to May 1949, important military assistance was rendered to the Jewish Palestinian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Political Geography: World-Economy, Nation-State and Locality book cover

    Political Geography

    World-Economy, Nation-State and Locality, 7th Edition

    By Colin Flint, Peter J. Taylor

    The new and updated seventh edition of Political Geography once again shows itself fit to tackle a frequently and rapidly changing geopolitical landscape. It retains the intellectual clarity, rigour and vision of previous editions based upon its world-systems approach, and is complemented by the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge

  • Warfare Since the Second World War book cover

    Warfare Since the Second World War

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Schwinghammer

    Warfare Since the Second World War presents a wealth of analysis and data about one of the most pressing questions of our time: why does war continue to plague us fifty years after World War II? This book argues that the nature of war has shifted from inter-state conflicts toward internal conflicts…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • Work and Academic Politics: A Journeyman's Story book cover

    Work and Academic Politics

    A Journeyman's Story, 1st Edition

    By William Form

    Over the course of a long and distinguished academic career William Form has gained renown as a major scholar in the areas of American labor politics, institutional analysis, and educational issues surrounding the experience of ethnicity and assimilation. Much of his scholarly work derived from his…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • Virtues of Independence and Dependence on Virtues book cover

    Virtues of Independence and Dependence on Virtues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ludvig Beckman

    Debate about the concept of virtue is a persistent theme in academic discourse. One strand of thinking attempts to examine and reconstruct ethical theories with the aim of formulating a new morality or ethics. A second strand of thought, more strongly represented in this work, attempts to explore…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Social Democracy and the Aristocracy book cover

    Social Democracy and the Aristocracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by John H. Kautsky

    Ever since the rise of mass labor movements in the late nineteenth century, socialism has been seen as an inevi- table and antagonistic response to capitalism and the spread of industrialization. Over the course of the twentieth century, however, socialism's failure to gain ground in the United…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Waning of the Welfare State book cover

    The Waning of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Anton Zijderveld

    The welfare state in postwar Western Europe has been extended and intensified in a spectacular manner. Today, "welfare" represents a complex mix of services covering health, education, welfare, the arts, leisure, and social security. Anton C. Zijderveld is of the opinion that Europe's vast,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Anatomy of Thatcherism book cover

    The Anatomy of Thatcherism

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Robin Letwin

    The Anatomy of Thatcherism explains how, for the first time in British history, a prime minister's name has become an 'Ism' a symbol of a profound social change. Letwin argues that Thatcherism promoted a moral agenda rather than an economic doctrine or a political theory in order to achieve a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Widening Circle of Genocide: Genocide - A Critical Bibliographic Review book cover

    The Widening Circle of Genocide

    Genocide - A Critical Bibliographic Review, 1st Edition

    By Israel W. Charny

    The Widening Circle of Genocide, the third volume of an award-winning series, combines an encyclopedic summary of knowledge of the subject with annotated citations of literature in each field of study. It includes contributions by R.J. Rummel, Leonard Glick, Vahakn Dadrian, Rosanne Klass, Martin…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Soldier in Russian Politics, 1985-96 book cover

    The Soldier in Russian Politics, 1985-96

    1st Edition

    By Robert Barylski

    If Russia is to become a viable democracy, it will need a viable state to make and enforce decisions that nurture societal cohesion and sustain complex economic activity. Armed forces are essential attributes of viable modern states, but what happens when states undergo major structural changes?…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Liberal State and the Politics of Virtue book cover

    The Liberal State and the Politics of Virtue

    1st Edition

    By Ludvig Beckman

    At the start of the new millennium there has been a growing awareness that traditional political institutions and ideologies do not correspond to the demands and aspirations held by many individuals and groups. Ideals and interests previously without much impact on the political debate have gained…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Reflections on a Politically Skeptical Era book cover

    Reflections on a Politically Skeptical Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennis Wrong

    All of the essays included in the present volume were written between 1995 and 2001. This attests to the timeliness and relevance of Dennis H. Wrong's writings. He notes that the mid-twentieth-century disposition to believe that politics fundamentally consisted of clashes between totalistic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

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