Category: Political Ideologies

International Perspectives on Organizational Behavior and by Betty Jane Punnett

By Betty Jane Punnett

This new publication makes a speciality of the cross-national surroundings that overseas agencies face. It indicates how this atmosphere impacts person habit, organizational habit, and human source administration. in actual fact written and concise, the publication sensitizes readers to the various ameliorations that managers face after they function cross-nationally, and offers them instruments to appreciate and take care of those alterations.

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As Texas Goes...: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the by Gail Collins

By Gail Collins

In the most explosive and well timed political books in years, Gail Collins broadcasts that "what occurs in Texas does not remain in Texas anymore."

Not until eventually she visited Texas, that proud kingdom of massive oil and larger goals, did Gail Collins, the best-selling writer and columnist for the New York Times, discover that she had neglected the single position that mattered so much in America’s political panorama. Raised in Ohio, Collins had formerly visible the yankee basic divide as a conflict among the Republican heartland and its liberal coasts. however the genuine tale, she got here to determine, used to be in Texas, the place Bush, Cheney, Rove, & Perry had created a conservative political schedule that's now sweeping the rustic and defining our nationwide id. via its energetic help of banking deregulation, lax environmental criteria, and draconian tax cuts, via its fierce championing of states rights, gun possession, and, after all, sexual abstinence, Texas, with Governor Rick Perry’s presidential objectives, has turn into the bellwether of a far-reaching nationwide flow that maintains to have profound social and monetary outcomes for us all. love it or now not, as Texas is going, so is going the country.

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The End of Masculinity by John MacInnes

By John MacInnes

Preface and acknowledgements The genesis of masculinity The fetishism of sexual distinction and its mystery The main issue of masculinity and the politics of identification The paradoxes of intercourse and gender Gender as socialization conception Freud's 3 essays The cave in of patriarchy and the origins of gender kinship and the site visitors in girls Thomas Hobbes social agreement and the increase of universalism Why the private isn't political Bibliography Index

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Routing the Opposition: Social Movements, Public Policy, and by David S. Meyer

By David S. Meyer

On one part are the coverage makers, at the different, the routine and companies that problem public coverage. the place and the way the 2 meet is a serious juncture within the democratic procedure. Bringing jointly a distinct staff of students from numerous varied disciplines within the social sciences, Routing the competition connects the substance and content material of guidelines with the events that create and reply to them. neighborhood antidrug coalitions, the natural agriculture circulate, people repayment reforms, veterans' courses, felony reform, immigrants' rights campaigns: those are the various various components during which the individuals to this quantity study the linkages among the practices, association, and institutional good judgment of public coverage and social events. The authors have interaction such issues because the strategy of regarding a number of stakeholders in coverage making, the influence of overlapping social networks on coverage and social move improvement, and the effect of coverage layout at the bring up or decline of civic involvement. taking pictures either successes and screw ups, Routing the competition specializes in recommendations and results that either remodel social activities and advisor the advance of public coverage, revealing to boot what occurs whilst the very diverse organizational cultures of activists and public coverage makers have interaction.

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Beyond the Global Culture War (Global Horizons) by Adam K. Webb

By Adam K. Webb

"Beyond the worldwide tradition conflict" provides a cross-cultural critique of world liberalism and argues for a broad-based problem which may meet it by itself scale. Adam Webb is one among our most fun and unique younger students, and this publication is sure to generate many new debates. This well timed quantity probes a few of the key demanding situations we are facing within the new millennium. this is often crucial studying for all scholars of politics and globalization.

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Social Enterprise: At the Crossroads of Market, Public by Marthe Nyssens

By Marthe Nyssens

In a single of its past books, the EMES eu study community traced the main major advancements in 'social entrepreneurship' rising contained in the 3rd quarter in Europe. development upon that seminal paintings, this volume provides the result of an in depth examine venture performed over a four-year interval of a comparative research of one hundred sixty social businesses across eleven ecu nations. It breaks new flooring in both its articulation of multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks and its rigorous research of empirical facts in keeping with a homogenized facts assortment technique. paintings intergration, it is dependent round a couple of key topics (multiple objectives and a number of stakeholders, a number of assets, trajectories of staff, public regulations) constructed via a transversal ecu research, and is illustrated with brief state stories that replicate the variety of welfare versions throughout Europe. With contributions from a magnificent record of lecturers, all participants of the EMES eu study community, this wealthy follow-up quantity to The Emergence of Social company is vital examining for lecturers, researchers and scholars within the fields of the 3rd quarter and social regulations.

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Utopian Moments: Reading Utopian texts by J. C. Davis, Miguel Avilés

By J. C. Davis, Miguel Avilés

Within literature, heritage, politics, philosophy and theology, the translation of utopian beliefs has advanced always. Juxtaposing ancient perspectives on utopian diagnoses, prescriptions and at the personality and cost of utopian suggestion with extra glossy interpretations, this quantity explores how our perfect utopia has remodeled over time.

Challenging long-held interpretations, the participants flip a clean eye to canonical texts, and open them as much as a twenty-first century viewers. From Moore's Utopia to Le Guin's The Dispossessed, Utopian Moments puts ahead a full of life and available debate at the nature and importance of utopian suggestion and tradition.

Each essay specializes in a key passage from the chosen paintings utilizing it to motivate either the expert and the reader new to the sphere to learn afresh. Written by means of a global staff of prime students, the essays variety from the 16th century to the current day and are designed to be either stimulating and accessible.

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Edmund Burke and the Natural Law (Library of Conservative by Peter Stanlis

By Peter Stanlis

This day the belief of average legislation because the uncomplicated component in ethical, felony, and political suggestion offers a problem no longer confronted for nearly 2 hundred years. at the floor, there would seem to be little room within the modern global for a frequent trust in traditional legislations. the elemental philosophies of the opposition-the rationalism of the philosophes, the utilitarianism of Bentham, the materialism of Marx-appear to have made past philosophies inappropriate. but those more moderen philosophies themselves were overtaken by means of disillusionment born of confl icts among "might" and "right." Many considerate those who have been dependable to secular trust became dissatisfi ed with the shortcoming of normative rules and feature grew to become once again to typical legislations. This fi rst book-length learn of Edmund Burke and his philosophy, initially released in 1958, explores this highbrow giant's dating to, and trust in, the common legislations.

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The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler by Peter Wyden

By Peter Wyden

More than a half-century after Adolf Hitler dedicated suicide in a Berlin bunker, the dictator’s legacy and impact lives on, accurately as he envisioned ahead of placing the gun to his head. within the spring of 1945, because it turned more and more transparent that the Nazi reason was once misplaced, Hitler dictated his ultimate political testomony to his secretary: “Out of my own dedication the seed will develop back at some point, a method or one other, for a radiant rebirth of the nationwide Socialist circulate in a really united nation.” the following day, Hitler ended the Nazi regime by means of committing suicide. revered writer and writer Peter Wyden, who himself escaped the Nazis, has again to Germany time and again through the years and, to his dismay, he has stumbled on facts that Hitler’s final testomony was once startlingly accurate.

Though the Nazi reason were uncovered and vilified around the globe, it's nonetheless clandestinely loved by means of many. within the means of documenting manifestations of Hitler’s far-reaching impression, which he termed the “Hitler virus,” Wyden came across that its providers weren't only to be stumbled on one of the older iteration yet an alarming variety of outbreaks of the virus are one of the teenagers, who locate in Hitler an ethical and non secular advisor, aided and abetted by means of a brand new breed of right-wing lecturers who make the rewriting of heritage their project and a brand new new release of politicians whose agendas are frighteningly on the subject of these of younger Hitler. In those usually chilling pages, Wyden recounts the result of his learn and issues out that the Hitler virus is, certainly, nonetheless a reason for problem worldwide.

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