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Against Global Capitalism

African Social Movements Confront Neoliberal Globalization

by E. Osei Kwadwo Prempeh

<p>The fundamental challenge of democratizing globalization by opening up spaces for democratic participation beyond the state is addressed in this study. The author captures both the democratic activities and voices of opposition to neoliberal ...

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Aid to Africa

French and British Policies from the Cold War to the New Millennium

by Gordon Cumming

<p>The end of the Cold War forced Western donors to rethink their aid relations with Africa. This book looks at two of these donors, France and Britain, and asks whether the development programmes of these former colonial powers have undergone ...

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Aid Under Fire

Nation Building and the Vietnam War

by Jessica Elkind

<p>In the aftermath of World War II, as longstanding empires collapsed and former colonies struggled for independence, the United States employed new diplomatic tools to counter unprecedented challenges to its interests across the globe. Among ...

ISBN: 9780813167169

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Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

by Elkind, Jessica

<P>In the aftermath of World War II, as longstanding empires collapsed and former colonies struggled for independence, the United States employed new diplomatic tools to counter unprecedented challenges to its interests across the globe. Among ...

ISBN: 9780813167176

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Algorithmic Life

Calculative Devices in the Age of Big Data

by Louise Amoore & Volha Piotukh

<p>This book critically explores forms and techniques of calculation that emerge with digital computation, and their implications. The contributors demonstrate that digital calculative devices matter beyond their specific functions as they ...

ISBN: 9781317527374

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Almighty

Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age

by Dan Zak

<p>****A <em>Washington Post</em> &quot;Notable Nonfiction Book of 2016&quot;**</p> <p>ON A TRANQUIL SUMMER NIGHT** in July 2012, a trio of peace activists infiltrated the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nicknamed the ...

ISBN: 9780698189232

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Ambiguities of Domination

Politics, Rhetoric, and Symbols in Contemporary Syria

by Lisa Wedeen

<p>Treating rhetoric and symbols as central rather than peripheral to politics, Lisa Wedeen’s groundbreaking book offers a compelling counterargument to those who insist that politics is primarily about material interests and the groups ...

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Ambition and Reality

Austria's Foreign Policy since 1945

by Franz Cede & Christian Prosl

The authors' analysis sheds light on Austria's foreign policy after the Second World war and offers insights into recent developments based on many years of experience in the diplomatic service. This book describes the most important issues of ...

ISBN: 9783706558631

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America and the Imperialism of Ignorance

US Foreign Policy Since 1945

by Andrew Alexander

<div>American incomprehension of the outside world has been the chief problem in international affairs since the end of World War II. In America and the Imperialism of Ignorance, veteran political journalist Andrew Alexander constructs a ...

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America and the World: The Double Bind

Volume 9, Peace and Policy

by Kevin P. Clements

<p>As the world's first democracy with a written constitution and Bill of Rights, the United States has stood for global aspirations toward democratic liberty, equality, and solidarity since its formation in 1776. However, as it developed into ...

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America Through the Spectacles of an Oriental Diplomat

by Wu Tingfang

<p>While this book is by no means famous, it is a remarkable chance to look at America of 1914 through the eyes of an outsider. Wu Tingfang shows evidence of having thought through many issues of relevance to the United States, and while some of

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America Views From the Left

by Rob Clewley

<p>A collection of political views from a liberal point of view. This book covers topics from gun control to civil rights and economic difficulties that many Americans face. This book is the first of ten from the author and is the one that got ...

ISBN: 1230001770629

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America's National Security Architecture

Rebuilding the Foundation

by Nicholas Burns, Zoë Baird, Robert Blackwill & others

In August 2016, the Aspen Strategy Group examined how to reform America’s national security decision-making process. The papers in this volume provide practical solutions to repair the key functions of Washington’s executive departments, ...

ISBN: 9781483596457

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America's Other Army

The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy (Second Updated Edition)

by Nicholas Kralev

<p>"America's Other Army" brings the high-flying world of international diplomacy down to earth and puts a human face on a mysterious profession that has undergone a dramatic transformation since September 11, 2001.</p> <p>Through the stories ...

ISBN: 1230001023619

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America's Secret War against Bolshevism

U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920

by David S. Foglesong

<p>From the Russian revolutions of 1917 to the end of the Civil War in 1920, Woodrow Wilson's administration sought to oppose the Bolsheviks in a variety of covert ways. Drawing on previously unavailable American and Russian archival material, ...

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America's Strategy in World Politics

The United States and the Balance of Power

by Nicholas J. Spykman

<p>Less than a year after the United States entered the Second World War, Nicholas Spykman wrote a book that placed the war effort in the broader context of the 1940s global balance of power. In <em>America's Strategy in World Politics</em>, ...

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America’s Dream Palace

by Osamah F. Khalil

<p>As the postwar U.S. national security establishment required Middle Eastern expertise, it cultivated a beneficial relationship with universities. But by the time the Bush administration declared its Global War on Terror, Osamah Khalil shows, ...

ISBN: 9780674974203

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America’s War against Global Jihad

Past, Present, and Future

by William R. Nester

<p>A specter haunts America, the specter of Global Jihad, Islamic Holy War. This specter was never more horrific than on September 11, 2001, when nineteen fanatics hijacked four jetliners and used them as guided missiles to destroy the twin ...

ISBN: 9781498575317

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American and Chinese Energy Security

A Grand Strategic Approach

by Ryan Opsal

<p>This book explores the complex relationship between grand strategy and energy security by conducting a focused, comparative study on the United States and China. By including energy security as a component of grand strategy, the author is ...

ISBN: 9781498580793

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American Exceptionalism Reconsidered

U.S. Foreign Policy, Human Rights, and World Order

by David P. Forsythe & Patrice C. McMahon

<p>Is the US really exceptional in terms of its willingness to take universal human rights seriously? According to the rhetoric of American political leaders, the United States has a unique and lasting commitment to human rights principles and ...

ISBN: 9781317352365

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