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- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99
Conservative Brain Trust traces the rise, fall, and rise again of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI). More than that, it is the story of one of Washington's leading think tanks, what it's like to work there, how Washington works, and how AEI influences policy, including policy on the controversial Iraq War. The book... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 32.99
Think tanks have become increasingly important in American politics foreign policy. In the last thirty years think tanks have emerged as major actors on the political stage, comparable in influence to large interest groups, political parties, and government agencies. In the same time span these think tanks have replaced universities as the main source... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book analyzes the main competing grand theories in the social sciences, including developmentalism, dependency analysis, Marxism, institutionalism, rational choice, Freudianism, environmentalism, sociobiology, neurosciences, and transitions to democracy. more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99
In Military Brass vs. Civilian Academics at the National War College: A Clash of Cultures, Howard J. Wiarda uses his first-hand experience to examine the conflict between the two cultures, military and civilian, that coexist uneasily at the College. He also explores the issues-tenure, academic freedom, research, teaching-that divide them. While this... more...
- Westview Press 2003; US$ 25.99
Considers the possibility of opening up economies and societies of the Third World to democracy; specifically the role of civil society in contributing to democracy and the varieties of civil society and state-society relations in distinct Third World areas. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
The puzzle or query that chiefly concerns this author is why the United States (US) and its foreign policy have such a hard time understanding cultures and societies other than their own. This provocative book argues that the US needs to end its attitudes of superiority and condescension toward other nations and cultures and redirect its foreign policy... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
The Dutch Diaspora is a comprehensive and personal study of the former colonial empire of the Netherlands. The Netherlands is considered one of the most successful societies and at one point was the world's largest empire_stretching from Japan to the United States. more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 38.99
This book analyzes the connections between international relations, comparative politics, and foreign policy. Howard J. Wiarda points out where these fields have gone astray, indicates what must be done to correct their downward trajectories, and offers probing analyses of recent political topics that re-forge the links between the three fields.... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99
Harvard's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA) is one of the nation's leading foreign policy research institutions. In this penetrating book, Howard J. Wiarda explores Harvard's history and culture, the founding and development of WCFIA, its internal dynamics, how it influences foreign policy, and why its influence is so extensive.... more...