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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
After an introduction to the major issues confronting intellectuals, this book explores the various aspects of the intellectual's role including: * philosophers and academics who have tried to define the function of the intellectual * how intellectuals have assumed the status of the conscience of the nation and the voice of the oppressed * the interaction... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 18.00
Compiled by an expert team of contributors under the editorship of Dennis Kavanagh, this new dictionary of political biography covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it will be an indispensible reference work for students and anyone interested in twentieth century history and politics. more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
In this powerful work John Stuart Mill sets forth representative government as the most sensible compromise between unreflective rule by the masses and the self-indulgence of the few. On Representative Government is one of the most compelling political essays of the 19th century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Maria Sophia Quine demystifies the population policies of fascist regimes by looking at them in the wider context of how societies in general reacted to the profound economic changes brought by industrialization. Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe: * provides an original, comparative treatment of European population policies * gives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
This book provides the most extensive comparative survey of the state and conditions of democracy ever made. It focuses on 172 contemporary states, with historical data on the measures of democracy and on explanatory variables extending back to the 1850s. It presents a comprehensive exploration of democratization, its successes and failures, making... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 1999; US$ 15.00
Famous for his delectably dry humor, Senator Bob Dole brings us the ultimate bipartisan book: some of his favorite witticisms, hilarious remarks, and wry observations of the great political figures of this century. Bob Dole's political career may not have taken him to the White House, but he did pick up some great stories along the way. In this delightful... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 48.00
A History of Alternative Dispute Resolution offers a comprehensive review of the various types of peaceful practices for resolving conflicts. Written by Jerome Barrett—a longtime practitioner, innovator, and leading historian in the field of ADR—and his son Joseph Barrett, this volume traces the evolution of the ADR process and offers... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
Toward the end of the twentieth century in places ranging from Latin America and the Caribbean to Europe, the United States, South Africa, Nigeria, Iran, Japan, China, and South Asia, women and young people took to the streets to fight injustices they believed they could not confront in any other way. more...
- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00
Accused of creating a bogus Red Scare and smearing countless innocent victims in a five-year reign of terror, Senator Joseph McCarthy is universally remembered as a demagogue, a bully, and a liar. History has judged him such a loathsome figure that even today, a half century after his death, his name remains synonymous with witch hunts. But that... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99
Much of the world's history is the history of empires. But what has replaced the old territorial empires in world politics? This title seeks answers to such questions as: Do the United States and its allies, transnational companies, financial and media institutions, or more broadly the forces of 'globalisation', constitute a new imperial system? more...