Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Contemporary Anarchism book cover

    Contemporary Anarchism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Michael Perlin

    Anarchism literally, a society without government is less a political philosophy than it is a temperament. Anarchists are defiant people who seek to organize for the purpose of destroying organization. For its adherents, anarchism means a grand struggle against evil, a plea for the "new," a secular…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • A Culture of Its Own: Taking Latin America Seriously book cover

    A Culture of Its Own

    Taking Latin America Seriously, 1st Edition

    By Mark Falcoff

    A Culture of Its Own: Taking Latin America Seriously presents Mark Falcoff's essays on the region. Many of them are contentious; none of them are dull. He ranges from bilingualism to the cult of Garcia Lorca, from U.S.-Cuban relations to Chile's curious love affair with Germany. On more than one…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Biomedical Globalization: The International Migration of Scientists book cover

    Biomedical Globalization

    The International Migration of Scientists, 1st Edition

    By Sergio Diaz-Briquets, Charles Cheney

    Despite much debate in recent years about the economic and professional impact of foreign engineers and computer professionals in the United States, comparatively little has been said about the growing number of foreign biomedical scientists employed by American firms and health institutions. The…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Searching for Science Policy book cover

    Searching for Science Policy

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan B. Imber

    The findings of scientific research often provide an important baseline to the formation of public policy. However, effective communication to the larger public about what scientists do and know is a problem inherent to all democratic societies. It is the prerogative of democratic societies to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Conflicts and New Departures in World Society book cover

    Conflicts and New Departures in World Society

    1st Edition

    By Volker Bornschier

    This third volume in the World Society Studies series focuses on a central theme: how market mechanisms can correct the world welfare deficit and also resolve the environmental crisis through processes of sustainable development. The two editors trace how such objectives have been addressed since…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Stillborn Crusade: The Tragic Failure of Western Intervention in the Former Soviet Union book cover

    Stillborn Crusade

    The Tragic Failure of Western Intervention in the Former Soviet Union, 1st Edition

    By Ilya Somin

    The triumph of the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War was the first great crack in the system of international relations established by the victorious Allies. The presence of a powerful anti-Western Soviet regime not only undermined the liberal values binding the signatories and member states of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Red Tape and Housing Costs: How Regulation Affects New Residential Development book cover

    Red Tape and Housing Costs

    How Regulation Affects New Residential Development, 1st Edition

    By Michael Luger

    Homeownership - a core American Dream - remains elusive to millions of families priced out of the unstable housing market. This book explores the delicate balance between regulations designed to promote the production of sound, affordable housing in safe community environments and the red tape in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Moral Authority of Government book cover

    The Moral Authority of Government

    1st Edition

    By Henry Barbera, R. Hoxie

    These new essays prepared to commemorate the centennial of the National Institute of Social Sciences have been carefully crafted to deal with an overriding concern of our time--those elements in political rule that go beyond legal rights and responsibilities into the moral requirements of effective…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Transformation of Italian Communism book cover

    The Transformation of Italian Communism

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Weinberg

    The end of the cold war and the fall of the Soviet empire have had major consequences for Italian politics. Leonard Weinberg explores some of those consequences, focusing on the transformation of the Italian Communist party from a Leninist to a democratic party. He also discusses the relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Soviet Propaganda book cover

    Soviet Propaganda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Baruch A. Hazan

    This book encompasses the period since the establishment of the State of Israel (1948-75), which marked the peak of Soviet involvement in the Middle East. It introduces new concepts in the study of propaganda, and describes and analyzes Soviet propaganda as it relates to the Middle East conflict.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Public Health Profiteering book cover

    Public Health Profiteering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas DiLorenzo

    The diet industry feeds on the hopes and the fears of those who need-or think that they need-to lose weight. Since the publication of the first known diet book in 1864, a host of sanctimonious preachers and self-proclaimed experts-often overweight themselves-have stoked fears of obesity effectively…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Right Turn: William Bradford Reynolds, the Reagan Administration, and Black Civil Rights book cover

    Right Turn

    William Bradford Reynolds, the Reagan Administration, and Black Civil Rights, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marcuse, Raymond Wolters

    In the spirit of the time, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 called for nondiscrimination for American citizens, seeking equality without regard for race, color, or creed. After the mid-1960s, to make amends for wrongs of the past, some people called for benign…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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