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Governments, Ngos and Anti-Corruption: The New Integrity Warriors

by Luís|Hindess, Barry de Sousa & Peter Larmour

The purpose of this book is to understand the rise, future and implications of two important new kinds of "integrity warriors" - official anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) and anti-corruption NGOs - and to locate...


Conflict Resolution of the Boruca Hydro-Energy Project: Renewable Energy Production in Costa Rica

by Jurgen Carls, Warren R. Haffar & Lauren E. Jones

A�case study that�profiles the�best practices for sustainable development, indigenous human rights, and conflict resolution, providing original insights into Latin American environmental and development...


Political Attitudes in Venezuela: Societal Cleavages and Political Opinion

by Enrique A. Baloyra & John D. Martz

Here is a benchmark study of voter attitudes in a Latin American country. This volume is based on extensive survey research conducted during the Venezuelan elections of 1973. The methods employed by Baloyra...


Comparing Asian Politics: India, China, and Japan

by Sue Ellen M. Charlton

Well-written and comprehensive, this text provides a political and cultural comparative perspective on India, China, and Japan.


Summary of Democracy's Good Name: The Rise and Risks of the World's Most Popular Form of Government - Michael Mandelbaum

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Michael Mandelbaum in his book “Democracy's Good Name: The Rise and Risks of the World’s Most Popular Form of Government ”....


Summary of The Most Exclusive Club: A Modern History of the United States Senate - Lewis L. Gould

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Lewis L. Gould in his book “The Most Exclusive Club, A Modern History of the United States Senate”. This summary offers a...


Chinese Politics Illustrated: The Cultural, Social, and Historical Context

by Lance L P Gore

This unique book offers the readers a ring-side seat to watch the drama of Chinese politics as it is experienced by the players themselves. It provides an opportunity for non-Chinese readers to get a feel of...


Breakdown and Change of Private Interest Governments

by Claudius Wagemann

Private Interest Governments were identified in the 1980s as a special form of public regulation in selected economic sectors, rivalling conventional market, state, or community-based forms of public order....


Blair, Labour, and Palestine: Conflicting Views on Middle East Peace After 9/11

by Toby Greene

Many of Tony Blair's policy decisions in the Israeli-Palestinian arena were controversial and politically costly. Blair, Labour and Palestine argues that gaps between him and much of his party were rooted in...


The Trouble with History: Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution

by Adam Michnik

Renowned Eastern European author Adam Michnik was jailed for more than six years by the communist regime in Poland for his dissident activities. He was an outspoken voice for democracy in the world divided by...


An Uncanny Era: Conversations Between Vaclav Havel and Adam Michnik

by Elzbieta Matynia

Czech playwright and dissident Vaclav Havel first encountered Polish historian and dissident Adam Michnik in 1978 at a clandestine meeting on a mountaintop along the Polish-Czechoslovak border. This initial...


Presidents and Terminal Logic Behavior: Term Limits and Executive Action in the United States, Brazil, and Argentina

by Genevieve M. Kehoe

Presidents of nations with constitutionally imposed term limits are often viewed as growing weaker as they approach the end of their time in office. However, in this important new study, political scientist...


The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

by John L. Campbell & Ove K. Pedersen

In politics, ideas matter. They provide the foundation for economic policymaking, which in turn shapes what is possible in domestic and international politics. Yet until now, little attention has been paid to...


Why America Must Not Follow Europe

by Daniel Hannan

Daniel Hannan, a British Conservative Member of the European Parliament, calls on Americans to avoid Europe's future. He traces the common roots of British and American liberty, and describes how both countries...


The Black Nile: One Man's Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the World's Longest River

by Dan Morrison

"A supremely entertaining work, and also an important one." -David Grann, author of The Lost City of Z

Upon hearing the news of tenuous peace in Sudan, foreign correspondent Dan Morrison bought a plank-board...


The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age

by Archie Brown

From one of the world’s preeminent political historians, a magisterial study of political leadership around the world from the advent of parliamentary democracy to the age of Obama


The New Minorities of Europe: Social Cohesion in the European Union

by Michael Johns

In The New Minorities of Europe: Social Cohesion in the European Union, Michael Johns looks to intra-EU migration as a way to analyze our understanding issues such as minorities, free movement, and rights. Tracing...


Telling Our Stories: The Lives of Latina Women

by Theresa Baron-McKeagney

Stereotypes of Mexican American women and the lack of their representation in research literature contribute to misrepresentations of Mexican American culture and their invisibility. In this qualitative study,...


Party Attitudes Towards the Eu in the Member States: Parties for Europe, Parties Against Europe

by Nicolo Conti

In a moment where the EU is facing an important number of challenges, there is growing interest in understanding how parties influence the way Europe evolves as a political issue, notably how parties structure...


World Report 2014: Events of 2013

by Human Rights Watch & Kenneth Roth

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and...