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A Radically Democratic Response to Global Governance

Dystopian Utopias

by Margaret Stout & Jeannine M. Love

<p>This book presents a critique of dominant governance theories grounded in an understanding of existence as a static, discrete, mechanistic process, while also identifying the failures of theories that assume dynamic alternatives of either a ...

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A Responsive Technocracy?

EU Politicisation and the Consumer Policies of the European Commission

by Christian Rauh

<p>This book challenges the common image of the European Commission as an insulated technocracy immune to political pressures. Based on an innovative combination of public opinion, protest and media data, it first demonstrates that European ...

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A Revision of the Treaty

by John Maynard Keynes

<p>The Economic Consequences of the Peace, which I published in December 1919, has been reprinted from time to time without revision or correction. So much has come to our knowledge since then, that a revised edition of that book would be out of

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A Rhetorical Crime

Genocide in the Geopolitical Discourse of the Cold War

by Anton Weiss-Wendt

<p>The Genocide Convention was drafted by the United Nations in the late 1940s, as a response to the horrors of the Second World War. But was the Genocide Convention truly effective at achieving its humanitarian aims, or did it merely exacerbate

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A Self-Study Course on Political Islam, Level 1

by Bill Warnere

<p>FACT-BASED</p> <p>You can find opinions about Islamic doctrine in the main stream media, but no facts. That is because they do not study the only foundation of knowledge about the true nature of Islam- Mohammed and Allah. This self-study ...

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A Sharp Seasoning of Truth

A Comprehensive Commentary in Pursuit of Genuine National Security

by Pascal R. Politano

<p>Précis for A Sharp Seasoning of Truth Though myriad books have appeared in recent years centering on America’s foreign and domestic policies, they have not addressed the overall state of the Union. None of those books has made an analysis ...

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A Short History of British Colonial Policy

by Hugh Edward Egerton

<p>This volume discusses a short history of British Colonial policy. With all its faults the book represents much reading and some thought. In writing what is, to some extent, a history of opinion, it has been impossible altogether to suppress ...

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A Short History of South Africa

by Gail Nattrass

<p>South Africa is popularly perceived as the most influential nation in Africa – a gateway to an entire continent for finance, trade and politics, and a crucial mediator in its neighbours’ affairs. On the other hand, post-Apartheid dreams of ...

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A Short History of the American Revolutionary War

by Stephen Conway

<p>The American war against British imperial rule (1775-1783) was the world's first great popular revolution. Ideologically defined by the colonists' formal Declaration of Independence in 1776, the struggle has taken on something a mythic ...

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A Short History of the Hundred Years War

by Michael Prestwich

<p>The conflict that swept over France from 1337 to 1453 remains the longest military struggle in history. A bitter dynastic fight between Plantagenet and Valois, The Hundred Years War was fought out on the widest of stages while also creating ...

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A Short History of the IRA

From 1916 Onwards

by Brendan O'Brien

<p>An accessible, clearly-written account of the IRA from 1916 to today. It covers the origins and history of the organisation, its aims, the political and military thinking which has driven its activities, and the major personalities who have ...

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A Short History of the State in Canada

by E. A. Heaman

<p>A concise, elegant survey of a complex aspect of Canadian history, <em>A Short History of the State in Canada</em> examines the theory and reality of governance within Canada’s distinctive political heritage: a combination of Indigenous, ...

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A Sociology of Constitutions

Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective

by Chris Thornhill

<p>Using a methodology that both analyzes particular constitutional texts and theories and reconstructs their historical evolution, Chris Thornhill examines the social role and legitimating status of constitutions from the first ...

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A Sociology of Knowledge of European Integration

The Social Sciences in the Making of Europe

by Kristoffer Kropp & Rebecca Adler-Nissen

<p>This book addresses the important but understudied question of how social scientific knowledge is entangled in the process of European integration. More specifically, it provides the first systematic introduction to a sociology of knowledge ...

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A Sociology of Transnational Constitutions

Social Foundations of the Post-National Legal Structure

by Chris Thornhill

<p>This volume focuses on the rise of transnational constitutional laws, primarily created by the interaction between national and international courts and by the domestic transformation of international law. Through detailed analysis of ...

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A Systems Approach To Social Impact Assessment

Two Alaskan Case Studies

by Lawrence A. Palinkas

<p>This book provides two case studies that demonstrate the use of systems analysis to forecast the often far-reaching consequences of government policies and economic development for the social relations and cultural values of different ...

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A Taxslaves Manifesto

by Kurt Colucci

<p>We have become a society of Taxslaves, entrenched in government dependence; We are now rotting in our acceptance of it Entitlement has replaced Ambition. Expectation has replaced Exploration. Taxation has become Exploitation. Will Tyranny ...

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A Theory Of Citizenship

Organizing Plurality In Contemporary Democracies

by Herman R. Van Gunsteren

<p>Examines the conditions that stimulate citizenship.. Whereas liberal, republican, and communitarian theories of citizenship analyzed the conditions of citizenship, the central message of this book is that the practical exercise of ...

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A Theory of Public Opinion

by Francis Wilson

<p>This book traces the emergence of the ideas and institutions that evolved to give people mastery over their own destiny through the force of public opinion. The Greek belief in citizen participation is shown as the ground upon which the idea ...

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A theory of the super soldier

The morality of capacity-increasing technologies in the military

by Jean-François Caron

<p>Throughout history, states have tried to create the perfect combatant with superhuman physical and cognitive features that are akin to those of comic book superheroes. However, the current innovations have nothing to do with the ones from the

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