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Embryo Politics: Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies

by Thomas Banchoff Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
06/2013
ISBN:
9780801478819
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

Since the first fertilization of a human egg in the laboratory in 1968, scientific and technological breakthroughs have raised...

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Inadvertent Escalation: Conventional War and Nuclear Risks

by Barry R Posen Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
06/2013
ISBN:
9780801478857
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

In this sobering book, Barry R. Posen demonstrates how the interplay between conventional military operations and nuclear forces...

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Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes

by Maiah Jaskoski Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9781421409078
Format:
Hbk 322 pages

Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes challenges conventional theories regarding military behavior in post-transition democracies....

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From the Far Right to the Mainstream: Islamophobia in Party Politics and the Media

by Humayun Ansari and Farid Hafez Campus Verlag
Pub Date:
07/2012
ISBN:
9783593396484
Format:
Pbk 210 pages

This volume focuses on how the far right’s views of Islam have been increasingly co-opted by both liberal and conservative parties...

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Religious Rhetoric and American Politics: The Endurance of Civil Religion in Electoral Campaigns

by Christopher B Chapp Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9780801451263
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

From Reagan's regular invocation of America as ''a city on a hill'' to Obama’s use of spiritual language in describing social...

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Rise of the Public Authority: Statebuilding and Economic Development in Twentieth-Century America

by Gail Radford University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780226037721
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

In the late nineteenth century, public officials throughout the United States began to experiment with new methods of managing...

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Changing Directions of the British Welfare State

by Gideon Calder, Jeremy Gass and Kirsten Merrill-Glover University of Wales Press
Pub Date:
12/2012
ISBN:
9780708325469
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

This is a unique and timely survey of the evolving priorities of the British welfare state since its inception in the late 1940s,...

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State and the Stork: The Population Debate and Policy Making in US History

by Derek S Hoff University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2012
ISBN:
9780226347622
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

From the colonial era to the present, the ever-shifting debate about America's almost uninterrupted population growth has exerted...

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Awakening to Race: Individualism and Social Consciousness in America

by Jack Turner University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9780226817125
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

The election of America and Atilde;s first black president has led many to believe that race is no longer a real obstacle to success...

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Timeline of Presidential Elections: How Campaigns Do (and Do Not) Matter

by Robert S Erikson and Christopher Wlezien University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9780226922157
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

With the 2012 presidential election upon us, will voters cast their ballots for the candidates whose platform and positions best...

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Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

by Amaney A Jamal Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9780691149653
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

In the post-Cold War era, why has democratization been slow to arrive in the Arab world? This book argues that to understand support...

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Fighting for the Speakership: The House and the Rise of Party Government

by Jeffery A Jenkins and Charles Stewart III Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9780691156446
Format:
Pb+ 496 pages

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the most powerful partisan figure in the contemporary U.S. Congress. How this came...

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Leo Strauss's Defense of the Philosophic Life: Reading 'What Is Political Philosophy?'

by Rafael Major University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9780226924205
Format:
Hbk 232 pages

Leo Strauss' ''What Is Political Philosophy?" addresses almost every major theme in his life's work and is often viewed as a defense...

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Learning While Governing: Expertise and Accountability in the Executive Branch

by Sean Gailmard and John W Patty University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
12/2012
ISBN:
9780226924410
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Although their leaders and staff are not elected, bureaucratic agencies have the power to make policy decisions that carry the...

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Before the Convention: Strategies and Choices in Presidential Nomination Campaigns

by John H Aldrich University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2012
ISBN:
9780226012704
Format:
Pbk 272 pages

Campaigns to win the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations are longer, more complex, and more confusing to the observer...

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