Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Military Foundations of Panamanian Politics book cover

    Military Foundations of Panamanian Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Harding II

    This is a comprehensive examination of the evolution of the politicization of the Panamanian military and the legacy of this transformation in modern Panamanian politics. It addresses the fundamental role that the Panamanian military played in influencing and molding the modern-day Panamanian…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Politics and Practices of Intergovernmental Evaluation book cover

    Politics and Practices of Intergovernmental Evaluation

    1st Edition

    By Brian Crozier, Ray C. Rist

    Great intellectual effort has gone into the development of sophisticated designs and methodologies to study individual policies, programs, and projects. Costly efforts to find the smallest evidence of a policy or program impact have been undertaken in the presumption that such data are central to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Market Liberalism: American Foreign Policy Toward China book cover

    Market Liberalism

    American Foreign Policy Toward China, 1st Edition

    By Gordon Cheung

    Analyzing the overseas effect of the market force of U.S. foreign policy toward China, Cheung puts forth the idea of Augmented Market Liberalism (AML), arguing that the establishment of the market economy was induced by U.S. foreign policy.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Designs: Great Britain, France and China in the Global Governance of Nuclear Arms book cover

    Nuclear Designs

    Great Britain, France and China in the Global Governance of Nuclear Arms, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Larkin

    Global politics has changed with unaccustomed swiftness since the end of the Cold War. Eastern Europe is free; the Soviet Union has broken up; China presses free market economic reform; and the United States and Russia have declared a joint commitment to end nuclear war. The force of these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Encyclopaedia of Nationalism book cover

    Encyclopaedia of Nationalism

    1st Edition

    By Athena Leoussi

    Since the end of the internationalist Soviet experiment in 1989, nationalism is now recognized as a positive, vital force in modern political, cultural, and social life-if kept in check from excess. As a result of the explosion of nationalism, there has been a veritable resurgence of nationalism…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Latin American Political Yearbook: 1999 book cover

    Latin American Political Yearbook

    1999, 1st Edition

    By Jr. Denton

    In the third volume of this annual series, Robert G. Breene provides a comprehensive overview, analysis, and summary of the major political and economic trends and events in Central American, MERCOSUR, Andean and Caribbean nations, including Mexico. The yearbook provides a timely look at relevant…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Food and Drink Police: America's Nannies, Busybodies and Petty Tyrants book cover

    The Food and Drink Police

    America's Nannies, Busybodies and Petty Tyrants, 1st Edition

    By Thomas DiLorenzo

    Written in a lively, engaging style, The Food and Drink Police is a thoroughgoing examination and critique of the efforts of government agencies and private organizations (including the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Envy: Statism as Theology book cover

    The Politics of Envy

    Statism as Theology, 1st Edition

    By Doug Bandow

    The Politics of Envy is a fit and proper sequel to the author's previous book, The Politics of Plunder. But beyond the previous collection, Doug Bandow herein offers a theoretical rationale for the current malaise in central government in the United States. He sees the core problem as the immense…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Democracy and American Foreign Policy: Reflections on the Legacy of Tocqueville book cover

    Democracy and American Foreign Policy

    Reflections on the Legacy of Tocqueville, 1st Edition

    By Robert Strausz-Hupe

    Since World War I, the United States has pursued the defense of Western civilization as a critical element of its own national interest. In his provocative reconsideration of that goal, Robert Strausz-Hupe asks whether the American people can still agree upon and adopt foreign policies consistently…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Modernizing the Korean Welfare State: Towards the Productive Welfare Model book cover

    Modernizing the Korean Welfare State

    Towards the Productive Welfare Model, 1st Edition

    By Neil Gilbert

    Modernizing the Korean Welfare State analyzes recent developments in social and public policy in South Korea. Its focus is the new approach to Korea's system of social protection, known as the productive welfare paradigm. This volume brings together an international group of scholars to examine the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Politics of the Lesser Evil book cover

    Politics of the Lesser Evil

    1st Edition

    By Anton Pelinka

    In his pathbreaking book, Leadership, James MacGregor Burns defines a kind of leadership with an indistinguishable personal impact on society. He calls this "transformal" leadership, and sees it as more than routine and calculable responses to demands. In fact, he argues, the more stable a liberal…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Conservative Socialism: The Decline of Radicalism and the Triumph of the Left in France book cover

    Conservative Socialism

    The Decline of Radicalism and the Triumph of the Left in France, 1st Edition

    By Roger F. S. Kaplan

    This work on the decline of French radicalism was conceived after the fall of the Berlin Wall as an essay on the decline and decay of the revolutionary idea in European politics. The theme provided an organizing principle for Roger Kaplan's analysis of the evolution of the French left in the wake…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

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