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- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 47.96
Hauptbeschreibung This book asks if Barack Obama's election as the 44th President of the United States represented a paradigmatic shift in the political and cultural tides. It works to move beyond a renewed acknowledgement of the extraordinary symbolic value of a black man having become president in a country still rife with racial problems. Specifically,... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 18.43
Hauptbeschreibung Fast unbemerkt von der Öffentlichkeit zahlen Parlamentsfraktionen seit Jahren verfassungswidrige Zulagen in Millionenhöhe an eine Vielzahl von Abgeordneten in Bund und Ländern. Erlaubt sind Zusatzgehälter nach ständiger Rechtsprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts nur für Parlamentspräsidenten, Vizepräsidenten und Fraktionsvorsitzende.... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 149.70
Hauptbeschreibung Alexander Christian Widmann thematisiert die Auseinandersetzungen im deutschen Protestantismus der 1960er und 1970er Jahre um Gewalt und gesellschaftlichen Wandel. Die Debatte war ein nicht nur Theologen und Sozialethiker interessierender Gegenstand. Der Autor untersucht die im Kontext von ‘68, internationalem Terrorismus... more...
- Ivan R. Dee 2009; US$ 24.99
Emphasizing the revealing experiences of representative Americans from around the country, who tell how the previous eight years of failed policies shaped their personal fate and prompted them to vote for a newcomer blazing the banner of change, Destiny Calling traces a political campaign that fulfilled Lincoln's promise even as it illuminated for... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99
While many books have offered a take on the attacks of 9/11, one area has been comparatively ignored: presidential justifications for war in the age of terrorism. Specifically, what did President Bush say to justify American military actions in the postD9/11 world? And how did the public hear what he said, especially as it was filtered through the... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Is Barack Obama the savior of liberalism?or the last liberal president? Charles R. Kesler's spirited analysis of Obama's political thought shows that he represents either a new birth of liberalism?or its demise. Who is Barack Obama? Though many of his own supporters wonder if he really believes in anything, Charles R. Kesler argues that these disappointed... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2010; US$ 14.99
Taking a critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Barack Obama's presidency, Morton Keller offers a history-focused examination of Obama's developing style of governing, with particular attention to his signature policies of the stimulus, financial, and health care reforms. The author considers this presidency in light of... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99
Democratic Vanguardism explores the origins, development, and implication of the United States? policy after 9/11 to promote democracy by force and thereby advance its national security. It explores disputes among political theorists, elected statesmen, and public intellectuals to help enrich our understanding of this most fraught period in American... more...
- Liberties Press 2013; US$ 13.11
Captain Tom Clonan?s odyssey begins as an Irish army officer in war-torn Lebanon and Bosnia. As a soldier, he witnesses the brutality and squalor of war in the conflict zones of the Middle East and Central Europe. On his return to peacetime Ireland, he is forced to confront the dark secret at the heart of the Irish Armed Forces including the systematic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
The election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States has opened a new chapter in the country?s long and often tortured history of inter-racial and inter-ethnic relations. Many relished in the inauguration of the country?s first African American president ? an event foreseen by another White House aspirant, Senator Robert Kennedy,... more...