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Politics (Canadian Edition): An Introduction to the Modern by Larry Johnston

By Larry Johnston

The most recent version of Politics bargains a entire and comparative method of the basic elements of democratic politics in state-of-the-art states. The publication starts through addressing methods of considering politics, group, and society, delivering large outlines of political conception in a ancient context. Johnston then offers a comparative framework for knowing uncomplicated democratic platforms that's drawn upon in next sections on associations, the political procedure, and governing. the result's an obtainable advent to modern democratic politics that also is deeply theoretical and comparative in scope.

The fourth version has been revised all through and rewritten with a extra targeted narrative. The student-friendly layout contains extra visuals and sidebars, in addition to bankruptcy targets and a thesaurus, with the intention to make the fabric simply digestible. additionally, a brand new significant other site offers self-study aid for college kids besides a wealth of fabrics for teachers to attract from while constructing lectures, tutorials, assignments, and checks.

See www.johnstonpolitics.com for additional info.

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EU Enlargement and Referendums by Aleks Szcerbiak,Paul Taggart

By Aleks Szcerbiak,Paul Taggart

a sequence of european accession referendums have been held in 9 candidate international locations, 8 post-communist states and Malta, among March and September 2003. those referendums supply us with a good comparative chance to deepen our figuring out of the ecu integration factor and the way it interacts with household politics, and of the dynamics of referendums normally and referendums at the ecu factor specifically. This ebook consequently offers a suite of centred comparisons among those diversified circumstances. all of the person chapters offers an authoritative research of the referendum crusade and end result in all the international locations involved through a number one professional at the politics of that country.

This e-book was once formerly released as a different factor of the magazine West eu Politics.

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Presidential Leadership in the Americas since Independence by Guy Burton,Ted Goertzel

By Guy Burton,Ted Goertzel

What is presidential management and why have a few presidents been thought of “great” – or really “transformational” – whereas others usually are not? What are the drivers which distinguish those presidents from the rest?

Presidential management within the Americas on the grounds that Independence solutions those questions via a scientific examine of management around the Americas over two hundred years, from independence to the current day. Having surveyed who the main stated presidents are within the Americas, man Burton and Ted Goertzel learn the event of presidents from around the western hemisphere: the united states, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. They research the connection among those males and women’s activities in the constraints they confronted in the course of 4 political sessions: independence, nationwide consolidation in the course of the 19th century, state-building from the past due 19th to mid 20th centuries and neoliberalism because the 1970s-80s.

The so much “transformational” presidents are discovered to be people who are not just capable of innovate and construct new political consensuses at a time of concern, but in addition consolidate them in order that the reforms changing into lasting – and lengthening past someone president’s personal political (even organic) lifetime.

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Narcissism and Politics: Dreams of Glory by Jerrold M. Post

By Jerrold M. Post

during this age of narcissism, the proliferation of politicians with major narcissistic character gains is dramatic. pushed by means of goals of glory, they appear to discover the highlight that the world of politics presents impossible to resist. This ebook analyzes narcissism and politics and systematically explores the psychology of narcissism - the entitlement, the grandiosity and conceitedness overlying lack of confidence, the sensitivity to feedback, and the starvation for acclaim - illustrating diversified narcissistic character gains via a spectrum of overseas and nationwide politicians. It addresses the ability of charismatic leader–follower relationships, in addition to the effect of age and sickness on leaders pushed via desires of glory.

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Political Public Relations: Principles and Applications by Jesper Stromback,Spiro Kiousis

By Jesper Stromback,Spiro Kiousis

Political Public Relations maps and defines this rising box, bringing jointly students from numerous disciplines—political communique, public kinfolk and political science—to discover the world intimately. the amount connects differing colleges of proposal, bringing jointly theoretical and empirical investigations, and defines a box that's changing into more and more vital and trendy. It bargains a global orientation, because the box of political public kinfolk has to be studied within the context of varied political and communique platforms to be absolutely understood.


As a unique contribution to scholarship in public kin and political verbal exchange, this work fills an important hole within the present literature, and is sure to steer destiny thought and research.

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Special Issue: the Discourse of Judging: 58 (Studies in Law, by Austin Sarat

By Austin Sarat

the target of reviews in legislations, Politics, and Society is to supply a car for the book of scholarly articles in the vast parameters of interdisciplinary felony scholarship.

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Naval Mutinies of the Twentieth Century: An International by Bruce A. Elleman,C. Bell

By Bruce A. Elleman,C. Bell

This quantity brings jointly a collection of scholarly, readable and updated essays protecting the main major naval mutinies of the 20 th century, together with Russia (1905), Brazil (1910), Austria (1918), Germany (1918), France (1918-19), nice Britain (1931), Chile (1931), the U.S. (1944), India (1946), China (1949), Australia, and Canada (1949).

Each bankruptcy addresses the reasons of the mutiny in query, its lengthy- and non permanent repercussions, and the process the mutiny itself. extra commonly, authors give some thought to the kingdom of the literature on their mutiny and consider major historiographical concerns attached with it, benefiting from new study and new methodologies to supply anything of worth to either the expert and non-specialist reader. The booklet offers clean insights into concerns similar to what a mutiny is, what components reason them, what navies are so much vulnerable to them, what responses bring about passable or unsatisfactory conclusions, and the way far-reaching their results are likely to be.

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Parties and Politics in Northern Nigeria (Library of African by B.J. Dudley

By B.J. Dudley

First released in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The Signature of Power: Sovereignty, Governmentality and by Mitchell M Dean

By Mitchell M Dean

"When it involves 'power', it could frequently believe as though everyone seems to be speaking approximately it, but not anyone appears to be like to have given it any concept. good, now not rather. during this unique and well timed booklet, Mitchell Dean offers a commonly considerate and incisive research that goals to renovate the idea that of strength via an knowing of its signature and the way it really works. via a radical and clever engagement with the paintings of Foucault, Schmitt, and Agamben, their lacuna and failings, Dean items jointly a transparent and exact account of sovereignty, governmentality, and bio-politics, which has a lot to commend it."

- Paul Du homosexual, Copenhagen enterprise School

"Dean’s erudite and relentlessly severe interpreting of Foucault, Schmitt and Agamben extracts from those authors new insights in regards to the signature of strength ... Immensely priceless and a big contribution to social and political thought."

- William Walters, Carleton University

Mitchell Dean revitalized the examine of ‘governmentality’ together with his bestselling booklet of an analogous name. His new booklet on energy is a landmark paintings.

It combines a rare breadth of point of view with pinpoint accuracy approximately what strength skill for us at the present time. for college students it offers sharp readings of the most techniques within the box. in this point, it operates as a foundational paintings within the research of strength. It builds in this to reframe the idea that of energy, supplying unique and highly fruitful analyzing. It throws new gentle onto the significance of biopolitics, sovereignty and governmentality.

Mitchell Dean has verified himself as a grasp of governmentality. This new booklet will do an identical for a way we conceptualize and use power.

Mitchell Dean is Professor of Public Governance at Copenhagen enterprise tuition, Denmark and Professor of Sociology on the collage of Newcastle, Australia.

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Democratizing Europe (Europe in Transition: The NYU European by A. Vauchez,Lucy

By A. Vauchez,Lucy

Drawing from fresh streams of scholarship, Democratizing Europe presents a renewed portrait of european govt that time on the enduring top function of self reliant powers (the eu courtroom, fee and significant Bank). Vauchez means that we realize this centrality and modify our democratization techniques accordingly.

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