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21st-Century Diplomacy: A Practitioner's Guide

Kishan S. Rana

21st-Century Diplomacy: A Practitioner's Guide by Kishan S. RanaText that focuses on the contemporary practice of diplomacy, looking
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A Century of Arab Politics: From the Arab Revolt to the Arab Spring

Bruce Maddy-Weitzman

A Century of Arab Politics: From the Arab Revolt to the Arab Spring by Bruce Maddy-WeitzmanFrom the “Great Arab Revolt” against Ottoman rule in World War I to the upheavals of the Arab Spring, this text analyzes a century of modern Arab history through the lens of three intertwined notions: the idea of a single Arab nation, the reality of multiple Arab states, and the competition between them over both concrete and symbolic interests. These concepts are presented against the background of Great Power involvement in the region, regional issues such as the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Iran-Iraq war, and the rise of political Islam.
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A Comparative Introduction to Political Science: Contention and Cooperation

Alan G. Smith

A Comparative Introduction to Political Science: Contention and Cooperation by Alan G. SmithWhen do legislators tend to cast votes in cooperation with their parties and when do they go their own way? When and why do nations contend with each other, and when are they more likely to cooperate? Thematically arranged around the interplay of contention and cooperation, A Comparative Introduction to Political Science encourages students to explore causal factors and consequences related to political phenomena in order to become knowledgeable and resourceful citizens of their nations and the world. Emphasizing real-world politics, the author includes two country studies at the end of each...
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A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective

Steven L. Taylor & Matthew Soberg Shugart & Arend Lijphart

A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective by Steven L. Taylor & Matthew Soberg Shugart & Arend LijphartFour distinguished scholars in political science analyze American democracy from a comparative point of view, exploring how the U.S. political system differs from that of thirty other democracies and what those differences ultimately mean for democratic performance. This essential text approaches the following institutions from a political engineering point of view: constitutions, electoral systems, and political parties, as well as legislative, executive, and judicial power. The text looks at democracies from around the world over a two-decade time frame. The result is not only a fresh view...
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A Ruined Fortress? Neoliberal Hegemony and Transformation in Europe

Alan W. Cafruny

A Ruined Fortress? Neoliberal Hegemony and Transformation in Europe by Alan W. CafrunyArguing convincingly that mainstream theory lacks the tools to adequately explain European integration, this challenging book draws upon critical political economic theory to develop a more comprehensive and consistent analysis of the processes of integration. Although not claiming that states have ceded their role as "masters of the treaties," the contributors develop innovative case studies of national and transnational processes to illustrate the salience of trans-European business networks and the primacy of neoliberalism as central organizing concepts of the post-Maastricht European project....
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Achieving Democracy: Democratization in Theory and Practice

Mary Fran T. Malone

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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African Institutions: Challenges to Political, Social, and Economic Foundations of Africa's Development

Ali A. Mazrui & Francis Wiafe-Amoako

African Institutions: Challenges to Political, Social, and Economic Foundations of Africa's Development by Ali A. Mazrui & Francis Wiafe-Amoako
Written by the leading scholar on African, this comprehensive text examines three key issue areas in Africa: politics, society, and economy. It demonstrates how the lack of consideration for domestic norms and societal realities explain the weaker institutions and lack of development on the African continent. The chapters examine critical issues such as gender, ethnicity and constitution development, legitimacy and the state, the correlation between abundant resources and instability, the dilemmas of political dynasties, international economic regimes and Africa??s economy, and more. Featuring...
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African Politics in Comparative Perspective

Goran Hyden

African Politics in Comparative Perspective by Goran HydenThis book reviews fifty years of research on politics in Africa. It synthesizes insights from different scholarly approaches and offers an original interpretation of the knowledge accumulated over the years. It discusses how research on African politics relates to the study of politics in other regions. It focuses on such key issues as the legacy of a movement approach to political change, the nature of the state, the economy of a location, the policy deficit, the agrarian question, gender and politics and ethnicity and conflict. It ends by reviewing what scholars agree upon and what the accumulated...
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An Uncanny Era: Conversations Between Vaclav Havel and Adam Michnik

Elzbieta Matynia

An Uncanny Era: Conversations Between Vaclav Havel and Adam Michnik by Elzbieta MatyniaCzech playwright and dissident Vaclav Havel first encountered Polish historian and dissident Adam Michnik in 1978 at a clandestine meeting on a mountaintop along the Polish-Czechoslovak border. This initial meeting of two extraordinary thinkers who "plotted" democracy, and designed an effective peaceful strategy for dismantling authoritarian regimes in Central and Eastern Europe, resulted in a lifelong friendship and an extraordinary set of bold conversations conducted over the next two postrevolutionary decades.

Havel, president of Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, and Michnik, editor-in-chief...

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Ancient Greek Laws: A Sourcebook

Ilias Arnaoutoglou

Ancient Greek Laws: A Sourcebook by Ilias ArnaoutoglouIlias Arnaoutoglou explores the significance of legislation in ancient Greece, the differences and similarities between ancient Greek legislation and legislators and their modern counterparts.
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Bait and Switch: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy

Julie A. Mertus

Bait and Switch: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy by Julie A. Mertus

It has become routine for the U.S. government to invoke human rights to justify its foreign policy decisions and military ventures. But this human rights talk has not been supported by a human rights walk. Policymakers consistently apply a double standard for human rights norms: one the rest of the world must observe, but which the U.S. can safely ignore.

Based on extensive interviews with leading foreign policymakers, military officials, and human rights advocates, Mertus tells the story of how America's attempts to promote human rights abroad have, paradoxically, undermined those rights in...

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Beyond Realism: Human Security in India and Pakistan in the Twenty-First Century

Rekha Datta

Beyond Realism: Human Security in India and Pakistan in the Twenty-First Century by Rekha DattaAs the world is changing, many scholars, analysts, and policy makers agree that even as governments need to confront external threats, creating sustainable domestic environments is imperative as a policy priority. As events surrounding September 11, 2001continue to remind us, marginalized sections of the population can become breeding grounds for dissatisfaction, disenchantment, and eventually, targets for terrorist groups. Throughout the cold war period, South Asia served as a strategic region in the bilateral rivalry between the United States and the former Soviet Union, coupled with China's...
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Blair, Labour, and Palestine: Conflicting Views on Middle East Peace After 9/11

Toby Greene

Blair, Labour, and Palestine: Conflicting Views on Middle East Peace After 9/11 by Toby GreeneMany of Tony Blair's policy decisions in the Israeli-Palestinian arena were controversial and politically costly. Blair, Labour and Palestine argues that gaps between him and much of his party were rooted in different world views. A positive attitude towards Israel came to be seen as a defining mark of New Labour loyalists. However, contrasting views among left-leaning strands in the party reflected a broader set of ideological rifts. Such differences became increasingly significant in the wake of 9/11 as British policymakers sought to understand and respond to Islamic anger against the West....
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Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom

Timothy P. R. Weaver

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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Breakdown and Change of Private Interest Governments

Claudius Wagemann

Breakdown and Change of Private Interest Governments by Claudius Wagemann

Private Interest Governments were identified in the 1980s as a special form of public regulation in selected economic sectors, rivalling conventional market, state, or community-based forms of public order. This book examines how these institutional arrangements have changed since their identification. It takes into account external changes such as Europeanization, globalization, liberalization, and sector-specific developments, which have had an impact on even long-established public policies.

Breakdown and Change of Private Interest Governments presents new empirical insights in changes which...

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Bridging the Information Gap: Legislative Member Organizations as Social Networks in the United States and the European Union

Nils Ringe & Jennifer Nicoll Victor

Bridging the Information Gap: Legislative Member Organizations as Social Networks in the United States and the European Union by Nils Ringe & Jennifer Nicoll VictorLegislative member organizations (LMOs)-such as caucuses in the U.S. Congress and intergroups in the European Parliament-exist in lawmaking bodies around the world. Unlike parties and committees, LMOs play no obvious, predefined role in the legislative process. They provide legislators with opportunities to establish social networks with colleagues who share common interests. In turn, such networks offer valuable opportunities for the efficient exchange of policy-relevant-and sometimes otherwise unattainable-information between legislative offices. Building on classic insights from the study...
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British System of Government

Anthony H. Birch

British System of Government by Anthony H. BirchThe tenth edition of this acclaimed text continues to provide a lively, comprehensive and up-to-date account of British political institutions, of the way in which they operate, and of the society in which they developed. It has been thoroughly revised an
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Capital, Power, and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

Richard L. Harris

Capital, Power, and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean by Richard L. HarrisComprehensive and interdisciplinary, the thoroughly updated and revised second edition of Capital, Power, and Inequality in Latin America is an engaging critical analysis of the major political, economic, social, and ecological conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean. Expert chapter authors describe and analyze the economies and trading relations, politics and state policies, social inequalities and social injustices, indigenous communities, gender relations, influence of religion, wide array of social movements, and social ecology of the societies in this important region of the world.
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Cases in Comparative Politics 2e, Part 1

Patrick H. O'Neil

Cases in Comparative Politics 2e, Part 1 by Patrick H. O'NeilThe Essentials of Comparative Politics family- including a core textbook, reader, and casebook of country studies-is the most comprehensive, flexible, and affordable package for introductory courses. For this Second Edition, each book has been revised to best complement the others and updated to reflect recent developments. This set of case studies uses the conceptual framework from Essentials of Comparative Politics, Second Edition, to support critical comparison of the government and politics of twelve countries.
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Categorically Incorrect: Ethical Fallacies in Canada's War on Terror

A. Alan Borovoy

Categorically Incorrect: Ethical Fallacies in Canada's War on Terror by A. Alan BorovoyBorovoy argues that Canada has pursued an ethically cockeyed war against terror, being needlessly dovish abroad and excessively hawkish at home.
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