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Crashing the Party

From the Bernie Sanders Campaign to a Progressive Movement

by Heather Gautney

<p>Senator Bernie Sanders won 13 million votes and a majority of young voters in the 2016 Democratic primary, giving a consensus unbeatable party favorite, Hillary Clinton, a shockingly close challenge. He emerged from the presidential election ...

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Creating Adaptive Policies

A Guide for Policymaking in an Uncertain World

by Darren Swanson & Suruchi Bhadwal

<p>Today’s policy-maker has a tough job to do. Policies that cannot perform effectively under today’s complex, dynamic and uncertain conditions run the risk of not achieving their intended purpose. Instead of helping, they may actually hinder ...

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Creative Approaches to Planning and Local Development

Insights from Small and Medium-Sized Towns in Europe

by Abdelillah Hamdouch, Torill Nyseth, Christophe Demaziere & others

<p>This book project highlights creative approaches to planning and local development. The dynamic complexity, diversity and fluidity which characterize contemporary society represent challenges for planning and development endeavours. While ...

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Creativity in Intelligent Technologies and Data Science

Second Conference, CIT&DS 2017, Volgograd, Russia, September 12-14, 2017, Proceedings

by Alla Kravets, Maxim Shcherbakov, Marina Kultsova & others

<p>This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second Conference on Creativity in Intelligent Technologies and Data Science, CIT&amp;DS 2017, held in Volgograd, Russia, in September 2017.</p> <p>The 58 revised full papers and two ...

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Crime and Public Policy

by James Q. Wilson & Joan Petersilia

<p>Crime in the United States has fluctuated considerably over the past thirty years, as have the policy approaches to deal with it. During this time criminologists and other scholars have helped to shed light on the role of incarceration, ...

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Crisis Management during the Roman Republic

The Role of Political Institutions in Emergencies

by Gregory K. Golden

<p>'Crisis' is the defining word for our times and it likewise played a key role in defining the scope of government during the Roman Republic. This book is a comprehensive analysis of key incidents in the history of the Republic that can be ...

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Crisis, Austerity, and Everyday Life

Living in a Time of Diminishing Expectations

by Gargi Bhattacharyya

<p>Will austerity never end? This timely and insightful book argues that austerity seeks to set the terms of political and economic life for the foreseeable future, extending techniques of exclusion to ever-greater sections of the ...

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Croatia and the European Union

Changes and Development

by Professor Florian Bieber

<p>The accession of Croatia to the EU marked the end of a long and arduous period of transition. Croatia had to meet significantly higher criteria than previous states with suspicion and concerns among existing members about further enlargement ...

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Cromwell at War

The Lord General and his Military Revolution

by Martyn Bennett

<p>Oliver Cromwell was arguably the most significant political figure in the early modern history of the British Isles. Yet he was also a military leader, with significant battlefield victories to his credit. Martyn Bennett here provides the ...

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Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Homeland and Civil Security

A Research-Based Introduction

by Alexander Siedschlag

<p>This uniquely composed textbook provides a cross-disciplinary introduction to the field of homeland and civil security. It unites U.S. and international scholars and practitioners in addressing both foundational topics and risk- informed ...

ISBN: 9781454191117

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Cross-Sectoral Relations in the Delivery of Public Services

by Andrea Bonomi Savignon, Luca Gnan, Alessandro Hinna & others

<p>The complex and ever-evolving relationship between the public sector and civil society at large is high on the policy and political agenda for the transformation of administrative and socio-economic systems in most developed countries. In ...

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Crossing the Aisle

Party Switching by US Legislators in the Postwar Era

by Antoine Yoshinaka

<p>Switching parties is arguably the most important decision a politician will ever make. This book is the first-ever systematic study of the causes and consequences of legislative party switching in the United States. The author argues that ...

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Crossing the Floor

The Story of Tariana Turia

by Helen Leahy

<p>This biography of Tariana Turia sees family members, iwi leaders, social justice advocates and politicians share their experiences of this remarkable woman. While parliament was not part of her life plan, Tariana Turia was involved in many ...

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How Politics and the Media Crashed Our Democracy

by Tom Baldwin

<p>We all know something has gone wrong: people hate politics, loathe the media and are now scared of each other too. Journalist and one-time senior political advisor Tom Baldwin tells the riveting--often terrifying--story of how a tidal wave of

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Cultural Contestation

Heritage, Identity and the Role of Government

by Jeroen Rodenberg & Pieter Wagenaar

<p>Heritage practices often lead to social exclusion, as such practices can favor certain values over others. In some cases, exclusion from a society’s symbolic landscape can spark controversy, or rouse emotion so much so that they result in ...

ISBN: 9783319919140

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Cultural Patterns and Neurocognitive Circuits

EastWest Connections

by Jan W Vasbinder & Balázs Gulyás

<p>Our age is characterized by global access to information, places and cultures: we can gain more and more knowledge about &quot;the others&quot;: other people and their cultures by &quot;indirect knowledge&quot; — learning about them via the ...

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Cultural Policy and Industries of Identity

Québec, Scotland, & Catalonia

by Devin Beauregard

<p>This book explores the cultural policies of sub-states with strong nationalist inclinations–in particular, Québec, Scotland, and Catalonia–and their trend, in recent years, towards promoting and supporting the cultural industries as a means ...

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Culture and Planning

by Simone Abram

<p>In planning debates, culture is often treated as a fixed element, either as a quasi-economic resource or as a category of behaviour. Yet a wealth of research and analysis is available that moves the spotlight from the question of what culture

ISBN: 9781317156000

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Current Challenges in Patent Information Retrieval

by Mihai Lupu, Katja Mayer, John Tait & others

<p>Patents form an important knowledge resource –much technical information represented in patents is not represented in scientific literature – and at the same time they are important, and economically highly relevant, legal documents. Between ...

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Current Trends in Web Engineering

ICWE 2016 International Workshops, DUI, TELERISE, SoWeMine, and Liquid Web, Lugano, Switzerland, June 6-9, 2016. Revised Selected Papers

by Sven Casteleyn, Peter Dolog & Cesare Pautasso

<p>This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Web Engineering, ICWE 2016, held in Lugano, Switzerland, in June 2016.</p> <p>The 15 revised full papers together with 5 short ...

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