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  • Economic and Geopolitical Perspectives of the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eurasia
    The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is a regional organization that formed during the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. It has few supranational powers, but aims to be more than a purely symbolic organization, nominally possessing coordinating powers in the realm of trade, finance, lawmaking, and security. As such, it is vital to examine this region and its economic...

    262,45 €

  • How to navigate the election process and select your candidates
    Mary Meeks
    Tired of the emotional whirlwinds surrounding political campaigns? Weary of wading through mudslinging ads? In an effort to encourage citizens to bypass the ugly drama so prevalent in most political campaigns, the author offers her insights on how to uncover little noticed facts on candidates. It takes some digging, yet the cost is mostly in your time spent. The process is simp...

    8,95 €

  • Uneasy Money
    Edward H. Faulkner / Edward HFaulkner
    Uneasy Money was written for the countless Americans after World War II who were confused by the most pressing economic problem of that day: whether the inflated prices and values created by the war could be carried over into the era of peace, with the promise of economic security for all. But Edward H. Faulkner’s assessments will seem timely today, as well, as he tackles the p...

    28,66 €

  • Negotiating the NWT Devolution of Lands & Resources
    Hal J. Gerein / Hal JGerein
    In this story, the author is the GNWT's Chief Negotiator for the devolution of lands and resources from Canada. Devolution means the transfer of authority from a senior level of government to a junior level. Many national governments today areinvolved with devolution as a means to "subsidiarity", the principle that politicalpower should be exercised by the least central or ...

    44,75 €

  • It’s the Economy, Stupid
    Christos A Djonis
    Since the end of World War II, most people around the world regarded the United States as the land of opportunity. The baby boomers and Generation X knew it best as 'the land of milk and honey.' It was a place where people could easily raise a family and with hard work could achieve anything they set their mind to. The American Dream, a dream of a land where life is better, ric...

    16,54 €

  • Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844
    Karl Marx
    In the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 Marx explains how, under capitalism, people rely on labor to live. In the past people could rely on Nature itself for their natural needs; in modern society, if one wants to eat, one must work: it is only through money that one may survive. Thus, man becomes a slave to his wages. It is only through his work that he can find en...

    22,91 €

  • President Wilson’s Addresses
    Woodrow Wilson
    'These addresses of President Woodrow Wilson are almost entirely concerned with political affairs, and more specifically with defining Americanism. Yet they also show that even as he moved from academia to the heights of politics, Wilson retained something of the teacher’s interest in showing the relation between specific instances and the general forms of thought or action of ...

    20,03 €

  • Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    Public Opinion exposes how media can shape public perception and how that perception changes society. Walter Lippmann is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and visionary. ...

    36,95 €

  • On Liberty
    John Stuart MILL
    The subject of this Essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual. A question seldom stated, and hardly ever discussed, in general terms, but which profoundly influence...

    20,49 €

  • On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
    Civil Disobedience argues that citizens should not permit their governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War, but the sentiments he expresses here are just as pertinent ...

    17,75 €

  • The New Freedom
    Woodrow Wilson
    'In 1912, Woodrow Wilson was the Democratic nominee for President of the United States. He campaigned against the Republican incumbent, William Howard Taft, and Taft’s predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, who had split off from the Republican Party to form his own Progressive, or Bull Moose, Party. Much of the campaign focused on the US economy, particularly the candidates’ views o...

    16,47 €

  • Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy (Second Edition Text)
    Joseph Alois Schumpeter
    Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy is perhaps the most important and influential book on the subject ever writtenThis volume is the result of an effort to weld into a readable form the bulk of almost forty years’ thought, observation and research on the subject of socialism. The problem of democracy forced its way into the place it now occupies in this volume bec...

    36,14 €

     China's Change injects timely, original ideas into the world's most important, if confused, debate over how to manage the twin challenges of anaemic economic growth and accelerating global disruption. Change is the cry from the US to Europe, Asia to Australasia. The snag is the West has no playbook to help. China however, to regain control of its future, has regularly ...

    92,71 €

    DI ZHU
    This book, set against the background of accounts of globalisation, aims to figure out the consumer orientation of the middle class in contemporary China, in particular how the new elements in consumer orientation operate in the Chinese context. It focuses on the contemporary middle class. Data used in the book are taken from national representative surveys conducted in the rec...

    133,74 €

    Harihar Bhattacharyya / Subrata Mitra / SUBRATA MITRA & HARIHAR BHATTACHARYYA
    Understanding India's politics and governance requires an examination of how politics and governance occur in the regional States, which constitute the federal units of India.This book addresses the issues of federalism, power-sharing and constitutional reforms, and their effects on governance in Indian States. Located within the growing literature on new State politics in ...

    175,09 €

  • Nationalism, Social Movements, and Activism in Contemporary Society
    Emily Stacey
    Nationalist movements have become a force in contemporary American politics regardless of the political party. As social issues plague America, civilian participation in activism is experiencing a resurgence. Nationalism, Social Movements, and Activism in Contemporary Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides vital information on the most current issues facing the A...

    203,02 €

  • 'All About Equity Spending... With a Love Story'
    Oscar Dean Windham
    'All About Equity Spending... With a Love Story', is the only book in the entire world, at this time, that brings into sharp focus the facts which illustrate that our United States federal deficit is irrelevant. A lot of people think that the deficit is meaningless but they aren’t exactly sure why and how. All those misconceptions fade away after reading this literary contribut...

    15,46 €

     This book is based on an empirical research on the governance and reform of the contemporary township system in China. It provides an insightful and innovative understanding of China's township system. The book consists of four parts. The first part discusses the historical changes, present situation and practical operation of China's township system. The second part c...

    205,51 €

    This book provides a comprehensive and balanced account of global energy policy; covering moral, political, social, technical and economic aspects of the subject. While The Energy Conundrum does not offer easy solutions, it provides the facts and evidence gathered from sources in government, industry, academia, and NGOs alike, for readers to understand the issues and make their...

    105,27 €

  • Can’t Trump This 2017
    Ed Martin
    This book is a sword not a shield! It is a handbook of what President Trump has accomplished for you to use on other people. This reference guide includes not only the top Trump Wins of 2017 but also seven of his most definitive speeches of 2017. This is a book that you can hand to others and say “Face these facts” or “Get over your doubts and delusions.”By listing 100 Trump Wi...

    12,20 €

  • Uncertainties and Risk Assessment in Trade Relations
    Marianne Ojo
    Country’s affairs are greatly impacted by shifts in government; thus, the availability of research on current happenings within governmental policy and relations is imperative to keep citizens informed. Uncertainties and Risk Assessment in Trade Relations presents an innovative examination of the ambiguities of foreign importing and exporting and its impact on governmental aspe...

    295,43 €

  • El Lince
    Victor Nickolich
    Noviembre de 1977. Cuba ha reunido a un poderoso equipo de paracaidistas para competir en los Juegos Panamericanos de ese deporte en México. Su entrenador, un competidor experimentado de la Unión Soviética, está convencido que los cubanos pueden vencer al equipo del ejército de los EE. UU. en esta ocasión. La emoción en los principales círculos del gobierno crece a medida que s...

    28,53 €

  • Socio-Economic and Education Factors Impacting American Political Systems
    Benson George Cooke / Lisa Sechrest-Ehrhardt / Pamela Hampton-Garland
    America has the reputation of being one of the wealthiest and most powerful countries in the world, yet within its borders social problems persist and negatively impact Americans. Though profound changes are taking place in the social, economic, and cultural contexts of America, they are precipitated by the urge for equal opportunity and social justice. Socio-Economic and Educa...

    190,14 €

  • Influence of Public Policy on Small Social Enterprises
    Chi Maher
    Social enterprises boost the economic landscape and benefit causes that are important to society in general. Examining the role of public policy within these small initiatives will produce more effective methods for these two avenues to work together. Influence of Public Policy on Small Social Enterprises: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a pivotal scholarly resource that...

    203,08 €

  • How Great a Crime - to tell the truth
    Neil Kay / Steven Kay
    Joseph Gales was one of the all-time great Sheffielders – forget Joe Cocker, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sean Bean or Michael Palin. These are all minnows compared to Joseph Gales – and their stories are boring besides that of the Galeses. The Galeses story has been forgotten and has not been brought together in one place before – it is not just something dredged up from history – an i...

    10,33 €

  • The Great National Divides
    Paul Brakke
    THE GREAT NATIONAL DIVIDES discusses the many divisions in the United States and how to fix these divides to reunite this great country.  It begins by tracing a first divide back to the origins of the racial divide going back to Civil War times.  Then it discusses our bleak present, reflected in the controversy over the killings of blacks by cops and the Black Lives Matter move...

    12,67 €

  • Hands Off My Food!
    Dr. Sina McCullough
    Americans have stopped being watchdogs over their own food supply. Roughly 100 years ago, with the birth of the FDA, we handed that responsibility over to the government and the food industry. They, in turn, have fundamentally transformed our food supply and it’s making us sick, including our children. Not only are we losing our health to food related illnesses like cancer and ...

    11,29 €

  • Governing Under Constraint
    In 2015, Matteo Renzi's government continued to elicit contrasting reactions while dealing with both internal and external constraints. Some say it passed crucial reforms for economic development in fields such as the labor market, the banking system, education, and public administration, in addition to passing a new electoral law. However, others criticize the substance an...

    175,10 €

  • The Lynx
    Victor Nickolich
    'As the Russian-built Lada sedan sped towards Havana, the man known as Lince felt a sudden chill running down his spine. Could it be possible that the same people he sought help from had double-crossed him? The likelihood that someone at the US State Department had cozied up to the Cubans and leaked his intentions to defect suddenly became a daunting reality. He braced himself ...

    28,72 €

  • Police Psychology and Its Growing Impact on Modern Law Enforcement
    Police psychology has become an integral part of present-day police agencies, providing support in the areas of personnel assessment, individual and organizational intervention, consultation, and operational assistance. Research-based resources contribute to those efforts by shedding light on best practices, identifying recent research and developments, and calling attention to...

    249,43 €