Campaign for President: The Managers Look at '84 by Jonathan Moore

By Jonathan Moore

A distinct chronicle and critique informed within the contributors' personal phrases. The crusade leaders for Reagan, Mondale, Hart, Jackson, Hollings, McGovern, Cranston, Askew, and Glenn speak about their suggestions. What labored? What backfired? What may they do--or now not do--again? dialogue leaders comprise Judy Woodruff, David Broder, Albert Hunt, Howell Raines, and Kenneth Bode. A record of tremendous ancient and human interest.

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The Emergence of Israeli-Greek Cooperation by Aristotle Tziampiris

By Aristotle Tziampiris

This publication bargains an in depth account of the hot Israeli-Greek rapprochement. For greater than six a long time, family among Greece and Israel have been characterised by means of suspicion, mutual recriminations and hostility. although, in 2009, Greek coverage used to be all at once overturned. This quantity examines this new dating intimately and explores its theoretical and local effects. The advent offers a common framework of Greek overseas coverage in which the rapprochement with Israel was once pursued. bankruptcy I offers the book’s theoretical framework, targeting stability of energy conception and emphasizing the arguments of Morgenthau, Waltz, and Mearsheimer. bankruptcy II delineates the fraught family members among the Greeks and the Jews, regardless of their cultural and old commonalities, and analyzes the reasoning in the back of many years of hostile international coverage. bankruptcy III describes how the increase of Turkey in the course of Greece’s monetary challenge and the slow deterioration of the strategic partnership among Israel and Turkey mixed to create a weather open to Israeli-Greek cooperation. bankruptcy IV examines the start of the rapprochement among Israel and Greece, highlighting Netanyahu’s historical 2010 stopover at to Greece. bankruptcy V explores the intensification of Israeli-Greek cooperation. bankruptcy VI discusses power cooperation within the jap Mediterranean, one other key think about the deterioration of Israeli-Turkish kinfolk and the strengthening of ties among Greece and Israel. The e-book concludes with a go back to thought, reiterating the Realist technique and utilizing that framework to hypothesize in regards to the way forward for the connection among the 2 countries. This publication is suitable for graduate scholars and teachers learning diplomacy and international coverage within the japanese Mediterranean, in addition to policymakers, activists and reporters who are looking to have a clearer figuring out of the Israeli-Greek rapprochement and different advancements within the region.

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Settlers, Liberty, and Empire by Yirush

By Yirush

lines the emergence of a progressive belief of political authority at the a ways seashores of the eighteenth-century Atlantic global. in keeping with the equivalent normal correct of English topics to depart the world, declare indigenous territory and determine new governments by means of consent, this radical set of principles culminated in revolution and republicanism. yet not like such a lot scholarship on early American political concept, Craig Yirush doesn't concentration exclusively at the innovative period of the past due eighteenth century. as a substitute, he examines how the political rules of settler elites in British North the US emerged within the often-forgotten years among the wonderful Revolution in the United States and the yank Revolution opposed to Britain. by way of taking heavily an imperial international characterised via constitutional uncertainty, geo-political competition and the continued presence of strong local American peoples, Yirush offers a long term reason behind the certain principles of the yank Revolution.

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Die Russland-Kontroverse: Eine Analyse des ideologischen by Klaus von Beyme

By Klaus von Beyme

Das Buch analysiert den polarisierenden Konflikt zwischen Russland-Verstehern und Russland-Kritikern, der die öffentliche Meinung im Westen gegenüber Russland in den letzten Jahren prägte. Erstere betonen die Fehler des Westens, vor allem die Ausdehnung von NATO und european. Die zweite Gruppe personalisiert den Konflikt auf Putins Machtstreben und verkennt dabei, dass Putin in den Jahren 2011/12 gegen die innerrussische Protestwelle anlässlich seiner erneuten Kandidatur als Präsident seine place härter werden ließ. Die differenzierte examine berücksichtigt die Einwirkung historischer Konzeptionen und den politischen Wandel in der Ära Putin, der keineswegs nur auf die Ukraine-Krise zurückgeht.

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The Present Politics of the Past: Indigenous Legal Activism by Seán Patrick Eudaily

By Seán Patrick Eudaily

This paintings applies Jacques Derrida's framework of "spectropolitics" to (post)coloniality which will examine the emergence of indigenous peoples' routine, advances a poststructural method of the research of liberal politics dependent upon the historic sociology of Michel Foucault, and seriously engages the literatures on ethnic politics, serious criminal reports, and multicultural democracy. furthermore, old case dossiers (the Mabo v. Queensland selection and its aftermath in Australia; and the varied felony recommendations of First international locations activism in Canada following the Delgamuukw v. B.C. selection) concentrate on the "strategic area" within which new indigenous political identities are produced and performed.

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International Relations Theory for the Twenty-First Century: by Martin Griffiths

By Martin Griffiths

International kin idea has been the location of severe debate lately. A decade in the past it used to be nonetheless attainable to divide the sector among 3 major views – Realism, Liberalism, and Marxism. not just have those ways advanced in new instructions, they've been joined through a few new ‘isms’ vying for consciousness, together with feminism and constructivism.

International relatives idea for the Twenty-First Century is the 1st accomplished textbook to supply an summary of all of the most crucial theories inside of diplomacy. Written via a world group of specialists within the box, the publication covers either conventional ways, equivalent to realism and liberal internationalism, in addition to new advancements reminiscent of constructivism, poststructuralism and postcolonialism.

The book’s complete assurance of IR concept makes it the best textbook for academics and scholars who wish an up to date survey of the wealthy number of theoretical paintings and for readers without past publicity to the topic.

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Hayek and Popper: On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy by Mark Notturno

By Mark Notturno

Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as of the 20th century’s maximum proponents of open society. in spite of the fact that, through the years, Hayek’s principles have tended to be favoured over Popper’s in either educational and political discussions. This e-book goals to enhance figuring out of Popper’s and Hayek’s philosophies by way of explaining their variations, and while doing so, to inspire liberal political philosophers to take a better-informed and extra sympathetic examine Popper’s principles approximately open society.

Popper and Hayek differed in refined yet primary methods approximately rationality, economism, and democracy. They therefore differed approximately no matter if and to what volume society is definitely served by means of planned makes an attempt at social engineering and executive intervention within the economic climate. in addition they differed approximately even if democracy is best served through associations designed to go with the easiest leaders, or by means of associations designed to guard us opposed to the leaders we choose. they usually differed, maybe most significantly, approximately no matter if we should always worth freedom as a way to prosperity or an end-in-itself.

This ebook argues that Hayek’s perspectives approximately rationality, economism, and democracy are essentially at odds with Popper’s¾ and even perhaps with open society itself—and that the accidental effects of Hayek’s perspectives may very well pose a possibility to Popper’s imaginative and prescient of a liberal and unfastened open society.

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Political Corruption in Bridgeport: Scandal in the Park City by Rob Sullivan

By Rob Sullivan

First integrated in 1836, Bridgeport is infamous for a raucous political background that incorporates either freeing accomplishments and salacious scandals. From a nation senator who spent numerous years in felony for racketeering to a mayor who was once stuck popping up whereas in workplace, Bridgeport has had its justifiable share of illegal politicians. The political playground of town has additionally noticeable invigorating leaders who fought not easy to deliver jobs, industries and prosperity to the neighborhood. The city's most famed mayor used to be none except circus impresario P.T. Barnum. detect the tales at the back of one of the most contentious elections, just like the alleged poll stuffing that ended the twenty-four-year period of socialist mayor Jasper McLevy or the ability politics and threats that landed John Mandanici in place of work. subscribe to writer and reporter Rob Sullivan as he brings the Park City's fiery political background alive.

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The Cultural Politics of Obeah: Religion, Colonialism and by Diana Paton

By Diana Paton

An cutting edge background of the politics and perform of the Caribbean non secular therapeutic thoughts referred to as obeah and their position in daily life within the quarter. Spanning centuries, the booklet effects from vast learn at the improvement and implementation of anti-obeah laws. It comprises research of enormous quantities of prosecutions for obeah, and an account of the complicated and a number of political meanings of obeah in Caribbean societies. Diana Paton strikes past makes an attempt to outline and describe what obeah was once, in its place exhibiting the political imperatives that frequently drove interpretations and discussions of it. She indicates that representations of obeah have been entangled with key moments in Caribbean historical past, from eighteenth-century slave rebellions to the formation of recent international locations after independence. Obeah was once even as a very important image of the Caribbean's alleged loss of modernity, a domain of worry and nervousness, and a completely glossy and transnational perform of therapeutic itself.

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