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    A Constitutional Democracy: Voices and Votes by Edward Delon    How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why by Zoltan Barany    Chinese Foreign Relations: Power and Policy since the Cold War by Robert G. Sutter    Language and Identity Politics: A Cross-Atlantic Perspective by Christina Spati    Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela: A Comparative Perspective by Harold A. Trinkunas    Eroding Military Influence in Brazil: Politicians Against Soldiers by Wendy Hunter    Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom by Timothy P. R. Weaver    Very British Rebels? The Culture and Politics of Ulster Loyalism by James White McAuley    Latin American Revolutionaries and the Arab World: From the Suez Canal to the Arab Spring by Dr. Federico V?lez    Achieving Democracy: Democratization in Theory and Practice by Mary Fran T. Malone    Executive Politics in Semi-Presidential Regimes: Power Distribution and Conflicts between Presidents and Prime Ministers by Martin Carrier    US Climate Change Policy by Christopher J. Professor Bailey    Transformations of Populism in Europe and the Americas: History and Recent Tendencies by John Abromeit    Why Nations Realign: Foreign Policy Restructuring in the Postwar World by K. J. Holsti    Marxism-Leninism and the Theory of International Relations by V. Kubalkova & A. Cruickshank    International Cultural Relations by J. M. Mitchell    Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Mainstream Party Competition and Electoral Fortune by Bartek Pytlas    Essay Collections in International Relations: A Classified Bibliography by Moorhead Wright & Jane Davis & Michael Clarke    Democratic Latin America by Craig Arceneaux    The Political Economy of Border Drawing: Arranging Legality in European Labor Migration Policies by Regine Paul    The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption, and States by Renate Bridenthal    The Community of States: A Study in International Political Theory by James Mayall    Current International Treaties by T. B. Millar    The Condition of States by Cornelia Navari    The Reason of States: A Study in International Political Theory by Michael Donelan    Explorations in Ethics and International Relations: Essays in Honour of Sydney Bailey by Nicholas A. Sims    Power-Sharing in Conflict-Ridden Societies: Challenges for Building Peace and Democratic Stability by K?re Mr Vollan & ?yvind Mr Stiansen & Nils A. Professor Butensch?n    The Politics of Place and the Limits of Redistribution by Melissa Ziegler Rogers    European Politics by Paul Kubicek    Western Civilization and the Academy by Stephen H. Balch    The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity by Gregory D. Smithers    Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federation: Civil Society Awakens? by Dr. Cameron Ross    Conceptualising Comparative Politics by Anthony Petros Spanakos    Nordic Cooperation: A European region in transition by Johan Strang    From Armed Struggle to Political Struggle: Republican Tradition and Transformation in Northern Ireland by Graham Spencer    China, India and the Future of International Society by Jamie Gaskarth    Radical Theatrics: Put- Ons, Politics, and the Sixties by Craig J. Peariso    Conspiracy Theories in the Arab World: Sources and Politics by Matthew Gray    Comparative Health Care Federalism by Howard A. Professor Palley    The Concert of Civilizations: The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism by Dr. Jeremy Kleidosty    Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe by Magdalena Bernaciak    Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth by Thomas Poguntke    Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture by John Bryan Starr    The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom by Mark S. Weiner    Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies by Eisaku Ide    The Politicisation of Migration by Wouter van der Brug    The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming    Church and State in Soviet Russia: Russian Orthodoxy from World War II to the Khrushchev Years: Russian Orthodoxy from World War by Tatiana A. Chumachenko & Edward E. Roslof & Edward E. Roslof    World Report 2015: Events of 2014 by Human Rights Watch    Clinton's Grand Strategy: US Foreign Policy in a Post-Cold War World by James D. Boys

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A Constitutional Democracy: Voices and Votes

A Constitutional Democracy: Voices and Votes by Edward Delon

Consent to be governed includes rights and responsibilities of the citizenry to ensure that freedom, justice, and equality prevail over narrowed special interests. It can be challenging for citizens to grasp the consequences of their disengagement without knowledge of fundamental democratic principles, purpose and functions of government, and an understanding of America's history.

This book addresses constitutional principles, national security, immigration, domestic and global economic issues, foreign affairs, and the Electoral College. The overarching goal is to motivate the reader to become...

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How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why

How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why by Zoltan Barany

We know that a revolution's success largely depends on the army's response to it. But can we predict the military's reaction to an uprising? How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why argues that it is possible to make a highly educated guess??"and in some cases even a confident prediction??"about the generals' response to a domestic revolt if we know enough about the army, the state it is supposed to serve, the society in which it exists, and the external environment that affects its actions. Through concise case studies of modern uprisings in Iran, China, Eastern Europe, Burma, and the Arab...

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Chinese Foreign Relations: Power and Policy since the Cold War

Chinese Foreign Relations: Power and Policy since the Cold War by Robert G. SutterThis comprehensive introduction to Chinese foreign relations assesses the accomplishments and limits China faces as it exerts increasing international influence. This balanced and thorough assessment shows China's leaders exerting more influence in world affairs but remaining far from dominant, even in key areas along China??s border.
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Language and Identity Politics: A Cross-Atlantic Perspective

Language and Identity Politics: A Cross-Atlantic Perspective by Christina Spati In an increasingly multicultural world, the relationship between language and identity remains a complicated and often fraught subject for most societies. The growing political salience of questions relating to language is evident not only in the expanded implementation of new policies and legislation, but also in heated public debates about national unity, collective identities, and the rights of linguistic minorities. By taking a comprehensive approach that considers both the inclusive and exclusive dimensions of linguistic identity across Europe and North America, the studies assembled here...
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Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela: A Comparative Perspective

Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela: A Comparative Perspective by Harold A. TrinkunasUnlike most other emerging South American democracies, Venezuela has not succumbed to a successful military coup d'etat during four decades of democratic rule. What drives armed forces to follow the orders of elected leaders? And how do emerging democracies gain that control over their military establishments? Harold Trinkunas answers these questions in an examination of Venezuela's transition to democracy following military rule and its attempts to institutionalize civilian control of the military over the past sixty years, a period that included three regime changes.

Trinkunas first focuses...
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Eroding Military Influence in Brazil: Politicians Against Soldiers

Eroding Military Influence in Brazil: Politicians Against Soldiers by Wendy HunterWendy Hunter explores civil-military relations in Brazil following the transition to civilian leadership in 1985. She documents a marked, and surprising, decline in the political power of the armed forces, even as they have remained involved in national policy making. To account for the success of civilian politicians, Hunter invokes rational-choice theory in arguing that politicians will contest even powerful forces in order to gain widespread electoral support.

Many observers expected Brazil's fledgling democracy to remain under the firm direction of the military, which had tightly controlled...
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Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom

Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom by Timothy P. R. Weaver

Blazing the Neoliberal Trail asks how and why urban policy and politics have become dominated, over the past three decades, by promarket thinking. Drawing on extensive archival research, Timothy P. R. Weaver shows how elites became persuaded by neoliberal ideas and remade political institutions in their image.

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Very British Rebels? The Culture and Politics of Ulster Loyalism

Very British Rebels? The Culture and Politics of Ulster Loyalism by James White McAuleyChallenging traditional narrow views, this unique work proposes to rethink and reinterpret Ulster loyalism from the beginning of the "Troubles" to the present day, by tracing its religious, paramilitary, political, and community influences.

The work examines the core values of loyalist communities, the roots of violence, and the shift toward peaceful coexistence with former enemies. Also discussed are the DUP's claims that it represents loyalism's "true voice" along with the complex and varying degrees of commitment to the Crown, the Protestant Faith, and the British governance of Northern Ireland....
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Latin American Revolutionaries and the Arab World: From the Suez Canal to the Arab Spring

Latin American Revolutionaries and the Arab World: From the Suez Canal to the Arab Spring by Dr. Federico V?lezRecounting recent encounters between Latin American and Arab countries this unique volume explores how, despite both geographical and cultural distances, Latin American revolutionaries constructed an image of the Arab World as one sharing their own political views and interests. From the nationalization of the Suez Canal to Latin American perspectives on the Arab Spring Federico VĂ©lez offers a fascinating historical and contemporary analysis on the behaviour of actors on the periphery of the international system. Contributing to debates regarding ideological and political autonomy the book...
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Achieving Democracy: Democratization in Theory and Practice

Achieving Democracy: Democratization in Theory and Practice by Mary Fran T. MaloneAchieving Democracy analyzes why some nations become democratic while others remain authoritarian by looking at issues of democratization from a cross-national and historical perspective.
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Executive Politics in Semi-Presidential Regimes: Power Distribution and Conflicts between Presidents and Prime Ministers

Executive Politics in Semi-Presidential Regimes: Power Distribution and Conflicts between Presidents and Prime Ministers by Martin CarrierThis book analyzes the variation of power distribution between presidents and prime ministers in semi-presidential regimes. Through selected case studies, it exposes the necessity to understand power variation in a configurative perspective and to further consider contextual factors.
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US Climate Change Policy

US Climate Change Policy by Christopher J. Professor BaileyThe United States is often perceived as sceptical, if not hostile, to the need to address man-made climate change. US government policy has undoubtedly disappointed environmentalists and scientists who believe more concerted action is needed, but a careful examination of the evidence reveals a number of policy actions designed to investigate, mitigate, and adapt to climate change have been implemented. Laws, regulatory action, and court rulings have led to advances in climate science, action to reduce levels of greenhouse gas emissions and efforts to prepare for the potential consequences of...
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Transformations of Populism in Europe and the Americas: History and Recent Tendencies

Transformations of Populism in Europe and the Americas: History and Recent Tendencies by John AbromeitThe recent resurgence of populist movements and parties has led to a revival of scholarly interest in populism. This volume brings together well-established and new scholars to reassess the subject and combine historical and theoretical perspectives to shed new light on the history of the subject, as well as enriching contemporary discussions.

In three parts, the contributors explore the history of populism in different regions, theories of populism and recent populist movements. Taken together, the contributions included in this book represent the most comprehensive and wide-ranging study of...
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Why Nations Realign: Foreign Policy Restructuring in the Postwar World

Why Nations Realign: Foreign Policy Restructuring in the Postwar World by K. J. HolstiThis book, originally published in 1982, analyzes the process of radical foreign policy change - how states restructure their foreign relations, and why they do so. Using a common analystical framework, the authors examine Bhutan, Burma, Canada, Child, China and Tanzania. They distinguish between piecemeal foreign policy change and adaptation, and the fundamental re-ordering of foreign policy. Their analysis underlines the extent to which non-military and sometimes imagined threats, such as dependency and external economic and cultural penetration, can constitute an important cause of radical...
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Marxism-Leninism and the Theory of International Relations

Marxism-Leninism and the Theory of International Relations by V. Kubalkova & A. Cruickshank

Refuting the assumption that orthodox Marxist theory contains anything of relevance on international relations, this book, originally published in 1980, clarifies, reconstructs, and summarizes the theories of international relations of Marx and Engels, Lenin, Stalin and the Soviet leadership of the 1970s. These are subjected to a comparative analysis and their relative integrity is examined both against one another and against selected Western theories. Marxist-Leninist models of international relations are fully explored, enabling the reader to appreciate the essence and evolution of fundamental...

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International Cultural Relations

International Cultural Relations by J. M. Mitchell

This book, originally published in 1986, analyses and describes the significance of cultural relations in international affairs. It traces the beginnings of cultural relations in the 19th century and their evolution. Consideration is given to the nature and organization of global 'cultural diplomacy', with a particular focus on France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USA. This book will be of interest to students in international affairs and modern history, but also to those working in government departments and agencies.

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Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Mainstream Party Competition and Electoral Fortune

Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Mainstream Party Competition and Electoral Fortune by Bartek Pytlas

In Central and Eastern Europe, radical right actors significantly impact public debates and mainstream policy agenda. But despite this high discursive influence, the electoral fortune of radical right parties in the region is much less stable. It has been suggested that this may be due to the fact that mainstream competitors increasingly co-opt issues which are fundamental for the radical right. However, the extent to which such tactics play a role in radical right electoral success and failure is still a subject for debate.

This book is the first to provide a systematic theoretical framework...

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Essay Collections in International Relations: A Classified Bibliography

Essay Collections in International Relations: A Classified Bibliography by Moorhead Wright & Jane Davis & Michael Clarke

This bibliography, originally published in 1977, details original material on international relations since 1870 written in English and appearing in non-recurrent multi-author works published between 1945 and 1975. The authors have distinguished between core topics such as foreign policy, defence, and international organisation, and peripheral areas such as interntional economics, international law and diplomatic history. Essays have been selected which make an enduring and substantial contribution to the study of IR.

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Democratic Latin America

Democratic Latin America by Craig Arceneaux

Drawing on new approaches in comparative politics, Democratic Latin America focuses on analyzing political institutions as a way to assess broader trends in the region's politics, including the rise of democracy.

The text looks at the major institutions-executive, legislature, judiciary, military, and more-in 18 democratic countries to not only provide an expansive view of politics in Latin America but to also facilitate cross-national comparison. Democratic Latin America uniquely surveys the "what" of the region's politics as well as the "why" and "how" to help students critically consider Latin...

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The Political Economy of Border Drawing: Arranging Legality in European Labor Migration Policies

The Political Economy of Border Drawing: Arranging Legality in European Labor Migration Policies by Regine PaulThe conditions for non-EU migrant workers to gain legal entry to Britain, France, and Germany are at the same time similar and quite different. To explain this variation this book compares the fine-grained legal categories for migrant workers in each country, and examines the interaction of economic, social, and cultural rationales in determining migrant legality. Rather than investigating the failure of borders to keep unauthorized migrants out, the author highlights the different policies of each country as "border-drawing" actions. Policymakers draw lines between different migrant groups,...
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The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption, and States

The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption, and States by Renate BridenthalRenowned historical sociologist Charles Tilly wrote many years ago that "banditry, piracy, gangland rivalry, policing, and war-making all belong on the same continuum." This volume pursues the idea by revealing how lawbreakers and lawmakers have related to one another on the shadowy terrains of power over wide stretches of time and space. Illicit activities and forces have been more important in state building and state maintenance than conventional histories have acknowledged. Covering vast chronological and global terrain, this book traces the contested and often overlapping boundaries between...
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The Community of States: A Study in International Political Theory

The Community of States: A Study in International Political Theory by James Mayall

This volume is a successor volume to The Reason of States. Part 1 discusses ways in which to understand the nature, possibility and limits of community beyond the state. Specific chapters are devoted to the practical attempts of statesmen, lawyers, strategists and economists to devise morally defensible international policies on the basis of interest. Part 3 challenges the conventional morality of states from alternative standpoints: Kantian morality, a reconsideration of the contemporary relevance of natural law, an examination of the concept of responsibility in international politics and...

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Current International Treaties

Current International Treaties by T. B. Millar

This volume comprises the texts of the main international treaties which formed the legal skeleton of international relations during the 1980s, with details of signatories and amendments and a commentary on the general and particular situations to which they apply.

The treaties are grouped broadly by subject, and chronologically within each subject group which range from political, security and economic agreements to those dealing with human rights.

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The Condition of States

The Condition of States by Cornelia Navari

Rejecting the view that states may be studied in isolation from one another, and proceeding from the assumption that political theory and international theory are part of a single continuum, this collection of essays employs both comparative method and an international perspective to assess what is happening to the chief political form of our time. In doing so, it questions recent major approaches of European and American scholarship which have tended to view the state as a formation serving capital, interests or classes. The approach of these essays is legal and constitutional, highlighting...

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The Reason of States: A Study in International Political Theory

The Reason of States: A Study in International Political Theory by Michael DonelanOriginally published in 1978, this book examines how the states-system grew over generations, first within Europe, then world wide and how the idea of the state came to monopolise our vision of the world. It discusses the grounds for the division of humanity into separate states in reason and history and whether or not we can use terms like 'obligation' and 'justice' in seeking to understand our relations with people of other states.
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Explorations in Ethics and International Relations: Essays in Honour of Sydney Bailey

Explorations in Ethics and International Relations: Essays in Honour of Sydney Bailey by Nicholas A. Sims

This book examines the interaction between the realms of ethics and international relations. The essays discuss such issues as the responsibilities of defence scientists; theological reflections on compromise; the ethics of risk-taking; the international legal protection of human rights and the collaboration of non-governmental organisations in giving individuals greater influence through international institutions. Sydney D. Bailey made a distinguished contribution over many years in bringing ethical concerns to bear on international affairs. These essays, exploring some of the many areas in...

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Power-Sharing in Conflict-Ridden Societies: Challenges for Building Peace and Democratic Stability

Power-Sharing in Conflict-Ridden Societies: Challenges for Building Peace and Democratic Stability by K?re Mr Vollan & ?yvind Mr Stiansen & Nils A. Professor Butensch?n

Based on a unique comparative study of Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nepal, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Fiji this book analyses the formal and informal arrangements defining the post-conflict political order in these countries and evaluates whether these systems strengthened or weakened the chances of establishing sustainable peace and lasting democracy.

What can be learned from these cases? Each country has it unique history but they are faced with comparable challenges and dilemmas in building a democratic future. Which solutions seem to contribute to democratic...

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The Politics of Place and the Limits of Redistribution

The Politics of Place and the Limits of Redistribution by Melissa Ziegler RogersNumerous scholars have noticed that certain political institutions, including federalism, majoritarian electoral systems, and presidentialism, are linked to lower levels of income redistribution. This book offers a political geography explanation for those observed patterns. Each of these institutions is strongly shaped by geography and provides incentives for politicians to target their appeals and government resources to localities. Territorialized institutions also shape citizens' preferences in ways that can undermine the national coalition in favor of redistribution. Moreover, territorial...
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European Politics

European Politics by Paul KubicekEuropean Politics surveys the history, institutions, and issues that are essential for understanding contemporary European politics. Exploring a central question-"What is Europe?", this text's thematic approach helps students compare politics in individual countries and see the political big picture in the region. European Politics examines not only countries already in the European Union but also those eligible to join to give students the most comprehensive picture of Europe's evolution in a globalized world.
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Western Civilization and the Academy

Western Civilization and the Academy by Stephen H. BalchThis is a go-to volume for all those who seek to address the nature of Western civilization and its enduring significance in American education, especially higher education. There are no other single volume works that incorporate the same range of discussion on this topic by leading scholars.
Stephen H. Balch17 Oct 2015$79.99

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The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity

The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity by Gregory D. SmithersThe Cherokee are one of the largest Native American tribes in the United States, with more than three hundred thousand people across the country claiming tribal membership and nearly one million people internationally professing to have at least one Cherokee Indian ancestor. In this revealing history of Cherokee migration and resettlement, Gregory Smithers uncovers the origins of the Cherokee diaspora and explores how communities and individuals have negotiated their Cherokee identities, even when geographically removed from the Cherokee Nation headquartered in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Beginning...
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Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federation: Civil Society Awakens?

Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federation: Civil Society Awakens? by Dr. Cameron RossOver the period December 2011-July 2013 a tidal wave of mass protests swept through the Russian Capital and engulfed scores of cities and regions. Civil society, it appeared, had at last woken up. This fascinating book examines the rise and fall of the non-systemic opposition and the role of the systemic political opposition during this turbulent period. Leading experts in the field from Russia along with scholars from the UK and the US reflect on the conditions that have made large-scale protests possible, the types of people who have taken part and the goals of the opposition movement at both...
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Conceptualising Comparative Politics

Conceptualising Comparative Politics by Anthony Petros Spanakos

Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to 'travel'. Proper operationalising requires deep reflection on the concept, not simply establishing how it should be measured. Conceptualising Comparative Politics - the flagship book of Routledge's series of the same name - breaks new ground by emphasising the role of thoroughly thinking through concepts and deep familiarity with the case that inform the conceptual reflection....

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Nordic Cooperation: A European region in transition

Nordic Cooperation: A European region in transition by Johan Strang

The recent crises in global economy and in European integration have caused a considerable revival of interest in the Nordic Welfare Model. However, less attention has been given to the ways in which the nations that form Scandinavia or 'Norden' are connected through various forms of inter- and transnational cooperation.

With contributions from a team of experts in the field, this volume analyses Nordic cooperation in a European perspective and argues that this special form of transnational cooperation has been crucial in the development of the Nordic Welfare Model. In addition, it also contends...

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From Armed Struggle to Political Struggle: Republican Tradition and Transformation in Northern Ireland

From Armed Struggle to Political Struggle: Republican Tradition and Transformation in Northern Ireland by Graham SpencerThis is the first book to comprehensively examine the shifts that have informed republican tradition and transformation from the beginning of the "Troubles" in Northern Ireland until the final stages of the peace process. Using a combination of empirical research and literature, the book addresses Northern Irish republican identity through the influences of imagination, history and Catholicism before it charts the processes of decision-making and management that shaped the transition from militarism to politics. Drawing from interview material from a wide range of actors and key players the...
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China, India and the Future of International Society

China, India and the Future of International Society by Jamie GaskarthThis volume unpicks common assumptions about the global influence of China and India to examine their future impact on international society.


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Radical Theatrics: Put- Ons, Politics, and the Sixties

Radical Theatrics: Put- Ons, Politics, and the Sixties by Craig J. Peariso

From burning draft cards to staging nude protests, much left-wing political activism in 1960s America was distinguished by deliberate outrageousness. This theatrical activism, aimed at the mass media and practiced by Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies, the Black Panthers, and the Gay Activists Alliance, among others, is often dismissed as naive and out of touch, or criticized for tactics condemned as silly and off-putting to the general public.

In Radical Theatrics, however, Craig Peariso argues that these over-the-top antics were far more than just the spontaneous actions of a self-indulgent radical...

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Conspiracy Theories in the Arab World: Sources and Politics

Conspiracy Theories in the Arab World: Sources and Politics by Matthew Gray

Conspiracy theories, while not unique to the Middle East, are a salient feature of the political discourses of the region. Strongly reflecting and impacting on state-society relations and indigenous impressions of the world beyond the region, they affect how political behaviour within and among the states of the region is situated, structured, and controlled.

Discounting the common pathological explanation for conspiracism, the author argues that a complex mix of political factors account for most conspiracy theories in the contemporary Arab world. The author argues that the region's modern history,...

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Comparative Health Care Federalism

Comparative Health Care Federalism by Howard A. Professor Palley

Examining the changing nature of health care federalism within a competitive global context, Comparative Health Care Federalism provides a rich and nuanced account of the way in which the interplay of federal relationships impact health care within an array of systems. The editors have gathered together some of the leading international health policy scholars to provide detailed accounts of the dynamics of federal health policy-making within their respective jurisdictions.

Complementing the theoretical and methodological objectives, this book provides a detailed, empirical description of the...

Howard A. Professor Palley5 Jul 2015$109.95

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The Concert of Civilizations: The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism

The Concert of Civilizations: The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism by Dr. Jeremy KleidostyAre Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable for comparative, cross-cultural analysis. The rule of law, reflection of national character, and the clear delineation and limitation of governmental power are used as lenses through which thinkers like Cicero, Montesquieu, and the authors of The Federalist Papers can be read alongside al-Farabi, ibn Khaldun, and the Ottoman Tanzimat decrees....
Dr. Jeremy Kleidosty4 Jul 2015$119.95

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Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe

Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe by Magdalena BernaciakThe term 'social dumping' regularly appears in public debates and in policymaking circles. However, due to its ambiguity it is used in a manner that is convenient for individual discourse participants, thus opening the door for misconceptions and ill-grounded accusations. This book systematically examines social dumping in the context of the European integration process. It defines social dumping as the practice, undertaken by self-interested market participants, of undermining or evading existing social regulations with the aim of gaining a competitive advantage. It also shows how the two major...
Magdalena Bernaciak2 Jul 2015$145.00

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Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth

Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth by Thomas Poguntke

Democracies are transforming worldwide, but at the same time political inequality is increasing. This development threatens to leave growing portions of mass publics effectively 'outside' the political process.

This volume brings together leading authorities in the field of democratic citizenship and participation to address pertinent questions concerning the quality of the democratic political process at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Analysing causes and consequences of recent developments in democratic governance and citizenship, it contributes new and original research to the...

Thomas Poguntke2 Jul 2015$145.00

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Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture

Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture by John Bryan Starr

After ten years, John Bryan Starr has thoroughly revised and updated his classic introduction to the background of, the data about, and the issues at stake in China's present and future. In the new edition, Starr seamlessly weaves in additional material on the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the Chinese government's ongoing efforts to curb the influence of the Internet, and the intensifying trade disputes between the United States and China. Succinct, modest, and refreshingly forthright, Understanding China remains a necessary guide for the uninitiated to everything from the Chinese economy and political...

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The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom

The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom by Mark S. Weiner

A revealing look at the role kin-based societies have played throughout history and around the world

A lively, wide-ranging meditation on human development that offers surprising lessons for the future of modern individualism, The Rule of the Clan examines the constitutional principles and cultural institutions of kin-based societies, from medieval Iceland to modern Pakistan.
Mark S. Weiner, an expert in constitutional law and legal history, shows us that true individual freedom depends on the existence of a robust state dedicated to the public interest. In the absence of a healthy state, he...

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Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies

Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies by Eisaku Ide

Since the global financial crisis, government debt has soared globally by 40 percent and now exceeds an astonishing $100 trillion. Not all countries, though, have fared the same. Indeed, even prior to the financial crisis, the fiscal fates of countries have been diverging, despite predictions that pressures from economic globalization push countries toward more convergent fiscally conservative policies.

Featuring the work of an international interdisciplinary team of scholars, this volume explains patterns of fiscal performance (persistent patterns of budget deficits and government debt) from...

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The Politicisation of Migration

The Politicisation of Migration by Wouter van der Brug

Why are migration policies sometimes heavily contested and high on the political agenda? And why do they, at other moments and in other countries, hardly lead to much public debate? The entrance and settlement of migrants in Western Europe has prompted various political reactions. In some countries anti-immigration parties have gained substantial public support while in others migration policies have been hardly controversial.

The Politicisation of Migration examines the differences between seven Western European countries by developing a conceptual framework to empirically explain patterns of...

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The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation

The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas FlemingA fresh look at the nation's formative years through the lens of the clash between Washington and Jefferson.
Thomas Fleming16 Mar 2015$27.99

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Church and State in Soviet Russia: Russian Orthodoxy from World War II to the Khrushchev Years: Russian Orthodoxy from World War

Church and State in Soviet Russia: Russian Orthodoxy from World War II to the Khrushchev Years: Russian Orthodoxy from World War by Tatiana A. Chumachenko & Edward E. Roslof & Edward E. RoslofChurch-state relations during the Soviet period were much more complex and changeable than is generally assumed. From the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 until the 21st Party Congress in 1961, the Communist regime's attitude toward the Russian Orthodox Church zigzagged from indifference and opportunism to hostility and repression. Drawing from new access to previously closed archives, historian Tatiana Chumachenko has documented the twists and turns and human dramas of church-state relations during these decades. This rich material provides essential background to the post-Soviet...
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World Report 2015: Events of 2014

World Report 2015: Events of 2014 by Human Rights WatchThe human rights records of more than ninety countries and territories is put into perspective in Human Rights Watch's signature yearly report, which, in the 2014 volume, highlighted the armed conflict in Syria, international drug reform, drones and electronic mass surveillance, and more, and also featured photo essays of child marriage in South Sudan, the cost of the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, and religious fighting in Central African Republic.

Reflecting extensive investigative work undertaken in 2014 by Human Rights Watch staff, in close partnership with domestic human rights activists,...

Human Rights Watch14 Mar 2015$32.00

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Clinton's Grand Strategy: US Foreign Policy in a Post-Cold War World

Clinton's Grand Strategy: US Foreign Policy in a Post-Cold War World by James D. BoysPresident Clinton's time in office coincided with historic global events following the end of the Cold War. The collapse of Communism called for a new US Grand Strategy to address the emerging geopolitical era that brought upheavals in Somalia and the Balkans, economic challenges in Mexico and Europe and the emergence of new entities such as the EU, NAFTA and the WTO. Clinton's handling of these events was crucial to the development of world politics at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Only by understanding Clinton's efforts to address the challenges of the post-Cold War era can we understand...
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