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  • Chinese Politics in the Hu Jintao Era: New Leaders, New Challenges

    New Leaders, New Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Willy Lam

    Drawing on hundreds of interviews with top Chinese officials, parliamentarians, scholars, and businessmen, Willy Lam, a renowned journalist and writer on Chinese affairs, presents a first-hand, multi-dimensional account of twenty-first century China and the impact of fourth generation leaders,…

    Paperback – 2006-10-15
    Routledge

  • Calculation and Coordination

    Essays on Socialism and Transitional Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Peter J Boettke

    This collection of essays from one of the major Austrian economists working in the world today brings together in one place some of his key writings on a variety of economic issues.…

    Paperback – 2006-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

  • Debating Political Reform in China: Rule of Law vs. Democratization

    Rule of Law vs. Democratization, 1st Edition

    By Suisheng Zhao

    The growing disconnect between China's market-oriented economy with its emerging civil society, and the brittle, anacronistic, and authoritarian state has given rise to intense discussion and debate about political reform, not only by Western observers, but also among Chinese intellectuals. While…

    Paperback – 2006-07-15
    Routledge

  • Changing Structure of Mexico

    Political, Social and Economic Prospects, 2nd Edition

    By Laura Randall

    Mexico is reinventing itself. It is moving toward a more tolerant, global, market oriented, and democratic society. This new edition of "Changing Structure of Mexico" is a comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of Mexico's political, social, and economic issues. All chapters have been rewritten…

    Paperback – 2006-07-15
    Routledge

  • Difference to Authority

    1st Edition

    By Friedenberg

    Focusing on workers being organized in union campaigns, this book aims to demonstrate how different levels of participation - from simple "participatory democracy" to worker activism - influence the ultimate success or failure of the campaign.…

    Paperback – 2006-06-15
    Routledge

  • Winning Elections with Political Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Philip J Davies

    Find out the real impact political marketing has on the democratic processWinning Elections with Political Marketing is a unique look at the election process on both sides of the Atlantic, providing rare insight into how modern political communication and marketing strategies are used in the United…

    Paperback – 2006-06-06
    Routledge

  • Directors of Urban Change in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J.M. Nas

    Bringing together a group of international scholars, Directors of Urban Change in Asia examines who the 'directors' for urban change are in an eclectic mix of Asian cities. The books discusses how, in the majority of cases, urban change has come about primarily as the result of visionary leaders,…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06
    Routledge

  • Ex-Gay Research

    Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jack Drescher, Kenneth J Zucker

    Defenders and critics of the controversial Spitzer study analyze its methodologies and findingsIn 2001, Robert L. Spitzer, MD, presented his study on sexual conversion therapy with its controversial findings that some homosexuals can change their sexual orientation. The resulting media sensation…

    Paperback – 2006-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Extreme In-between (politics and Literature)

    Jean Paulhan's Place in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Anna-Louise Milne

    This book explores the space Jean Paulhan sought to carve out, between art for art's sake and art for political ends, thereby establishing more clearly his place in the twentieth century. It deals with the challenge of Paulhan's work to represent contemporary, deconstructionist suspicions of truth.…

    Hardback – 2006-03-01
    Routledge

  • Civic Engagement and the Baby Boomer Generation

    Research, Policy, and Practice Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Laura Wilson

    Discover a vital source of volunteers for your organizationBy the year 2020, there will be 65 million people aged 65 and over living in the United States—a new generation of active older adults expecting to use the expertise, experience, and life skills they’ve gained to make valuable…

    Paperback – 2006-02-17
    Routledge

  • A Brief Introduction to US Politics

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Mckeever

    A Brief Introduction to American Politicsprovides a coherent and succinct account of how contemporary American politics blends enduring principles with the realities and demands of the present day. Beginning with a brief overview of American society today, the book introduces the constitutional…

    Paperback – 2006-01-20
    Routledge

  • Camorristi, Politicians and Businessmen

    The Transformation of Organized Crime in Post-War Naples Vol 11, 1st Edition

    By Felia Allum

    This work presents a detailed study of the political role of a criminal organization, the Neapolitan Camorra, in its historical context, that of Naples over the last fifty years. In Campania, until 1991, the population tacitly accepted the relationship between the Camorra and the local political…

    Paperback – 2005-10-01
    Routledge

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