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'History Wars' and Reconciliation in Japan and Korea

The Roles of Historians, Artists and Activists

by Michael Lewis

<p>This book provides a fresh approach to understanding the origins and possible future direction of the Northeast Asia “history wars.” Leading scholars in history, literary studies, and education present the complex issue in a historical ...

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(Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

by Wouter van der Brug & Claes H. de Vreese

When direct elections for the European Parliament were first organized in 1979, the idea was that such direct elections would increase the democratic legitimacy and accountability of the Parliament. Moreover, the elections were expected to raise

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«All Men and Women Are Created Equal»

Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s and Susan B. Anthony's Proverbial Rhetoric Promoting Women’s Rights

by Wolfgang Mieder

Even a cursory glance at the letters, speeches, and essays of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) and Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) reveals that these two nineteenth-century feminists relied on Biblical and folk proverbs to make their relentless ...

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1995: A New Beginning for the NPT?

by J.F. Pilat & R.E. Pendley

As a follow-up to <em>Beyond 1995: The Future of NPT</em> published in 1990, this compilation presents the major issues to be addressed at the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference. Renowned academic and diplomatic authorities from around the

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50 Politics Classics

Freedom, Equality, Power

by Tom Butler-Bowdon

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5th Grade American History: American Presidents

Fifth Grade Books US Presidents for Kids

by Baby Professor

How many American presidents do you know of? Memorizing names is easy but recognizing the faces associated with those names, as well as their contributions to the country can be quite challenging. The good thing is, you don't have to stick to ...

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A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics

100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

by Christopher Hood & Rozana Himaz

This volume identifies and compares 'fiscal squeezes' (major efforts to cut public spending and/or raise taxes) in the UK over a century from 1900 to 2015. The authors examine how different the politics of fiscal squeeze and austerity is today ...

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A China Primer: An Introduction to a Culture and a Neighbour

by G S Iyer

<p>The China Primer is a compact but comprehensive review of China's history, the cultural traits of that country motivating its domestic and international conduct, its historical experiences of the last two centuries which shape its current ...

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A Companion to Political Philosophy. Methods, Tools, Topics

by Antonella Besussi

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and issues of contemporary political philosophy, providing an essential reference work for scholars and advanced students. It is structured in three parts, covering methodological ...

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A Conservative Revolution?

Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland

by Michael Marsh, David M. Farrell & Gail McElroy

The 2011 general election in the Republic of Ireland, which took place against a backdrop of economic collapse, was one of the most dramatic ever witnessed. The most notable outcome was the collapse of Fianna Fáil, one of the world's most ...

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A Course in Public Economics

by John Leach

A Course in Public Economics, first published in 2004, explores the central questions of whether or not markets work, and if not, what is to be done about it. The first part of the textbook, designed for upper-level undergraduates and first-year

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A Defense of Rule

Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

by Stuart Gray

At its core, politics is all about relations of rule. Accordingly one of the central preoccupations of political theory is what it means for human beings to rule over one another or share in a process of ruling. While political theorists tend to

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A Dictionary of Critical Theory

by Ian Buchanan

Containing over 750 in-depth entries, this is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available. It covers the whole range of critical theory, including the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism, cultural studies, ...

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A Feminist in the White House

Midge Costanza, the Carter Years, and America's Culture Wars

by Doreen Mattingly

A feminist, an outspoken activist, a woman without a college education, Midge Costanza was one of the unlikeliest of White House insiders. Yet in 1977 she became the first female Assistant to the President for Public Liaison under Jimmy Carter, ...

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A General Theory of Domination and Justice

by Frank Lovett

In all societies, past and present, many persons and groups have been subject to domination. Properly understood, domination is a great evil, the suffering of which ought to be minimized so far as possible. Surprisingly, however, political and ...

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A Gift of Love

by Martin Luther King, Jr.

<p><b>'[He] inspired a generation ... He changed the course of history' Barack Obama</b></p><p>As Martin Luther King, Jr. prepared for the Birmingham campaign in early 1963, he drafted the final sermons for <i>Strength to Love</i>, a volume of ...

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A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

by Christopher Hood & Ruth Dixon

The UK is said to have been one of the most prolific reformers of its public administration. Successive reforms have been accompanied by claims that the changes would make the world a better place by transforming the way government worked. ...

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A Grammar of Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)

by Harold J. Laski

<P>Laski’s <EM>magnum opus</EM>, this volume outlines the history and functions of state institutions which (in the author’s view) are desirable for the effective functioning of a democracy. Topics discussed include: The necessity of government;

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A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences

by Roger E. Backhouse & Philippe Fontaine

A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences includes essays on the ways in which the histories of psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, history and political science have been written since the Second World War. Bringing together ...

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A History of Modern Political Thought

The Question of Interpretation

by Gary Browning

How are we to understand past political thinkers? Is it a matter simply of reading their texts again and again? Do we have to relate past texts of political thought to the contexts in which ideas were composed and in which the aims of past ...

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