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Between Tyranny and Anarchy: A History of Democracy in Latin America, 1800-2006

Between Tyranny and Anarchy: A History of Democracy in Latin America, 1800-2006

  • by Paul Drake
  • ISBN: 0804760020
  • ISBN-13: 9780804760027
Between Tyranny and Anarchy provides a unique comprehensive history and interpretation of efforts to establish democracies over two centuries in the major Latin American countries.

The Kingdom and the Glory: For a Theological Genealogy of Economy and Government

The Kingdom and the Glory: For a Theological Genealogy of Economy and Government

  • by Giorgio Agamben, Lorenzo Chiesa (Translator), Matteo Mandarini (Translator)
  • ISBN: 0804760160
  • ISBN-13: 9780804760164
"Originally published in Italian under the title Il Regno e la Gloria."

Roots of the State: Neighborhood Organization and Social Networks in Beijing and Taipei

Roots of the State: Neighborhood Organization and Social Networks in Beijing and Taipei

  • by Benjamin Read
  • ISBN: 0804775656
  • ISBN-13: 9780804775656
This book engages broad and much-discussed questions about governance and political participation in both authoritarian and democratic regimes.

East Central Europe in the Modern World: The Politics of the Borderlands from Pre- to Postcommunism

East Central Europe in the Modern World: The Politics of the Borderlands from Pre- to Postcommunism

  • by Andrew Janos
  • ISBN: 0804746885
  • ISBN-13: 9780804746885
Canadian Journal of Political Science This book is the culmination of a lifetime of academic research and thinking by one of the most prominent scholars of East Central European politics.

The The Present Alone is Our Happiness, Second Edition: Conversations with Jeannie Carlier and Arnold I. Davidson

The The Present Alone is Our Happiness, Second Edition: Conversations with Jeannie Carlier and Arnold I. Davidson

  • by Pierre Hadot, Marc Djaballah (Translator), Michael Chase (Translator)
  • ISBN: 0804775435
  • ISBN-13: 9780804775434
In this book of brilliantly erudite and precise discussions, which also serves as an introduction to Pierre Hadot's more scholarly works, Hadot explains that for the Ancients, philosophy was not reducible to the building of a theoretical ...

The Heart Is Unknown Country: Love in the Changing Economy of Northeast Brazil

The Heart Is Unknown Country: Love in the Changing Economy of Northeast Brazil

  • by L. A. Rebhun
  • ISBN: 0804745552
  • ISBN-13: 9780804745550
This is a study of love, specifically of men s and women s emotional roles vis-à-vis one another in Northeast Brazil; of how people form conjugal relationships in this region; and of the impact of rapid socioeconomic change on courtship, ...

Assessing the President: The Media, Elite Opinion, and Public Support

Assessing the President: The Media, Elite Opinion, and Public Support

  • by Richard Brody
  • ISBN: 0804720967
  • ISBN-13: 9780804720960
This book addresses these questions and many others surrounding the dynamics of fluctuating public support for the president of the United States.

Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

  • by Matthew Taylor
  • ISBN: 0804758115
  • ISBN-13: 9780804758116
Judging Policy also inserts the judiciary into the scholarly debate regarding the extent of presidential control of the policy process in Latin America's largest nation.

Law, Liberty, and Morality

Law, Liberty, and Morality

  • by H. Hart, H. L. Hart
  • ISBN: 0804701547
  • ISBN-13: 9780804701549
This incisive book deals with the use of the criminal law to enforce morality, in particular sexual morality, a subject of particular interest and importance since the publication of the Wolfenden Report in 1957.

Varsity Green: A Behind the Scenes Look at Culture and Corruption in College Athletics

Varsity Green: A Behind the Scenes Look at Culture and Corruption in College Athletics

  • by Mark Yost
  • ISBN: 0804769699
  • ISBN-13: 9780804769693
This book is not only for the players, policymakers, and other insiders who are affected by the changing economics of college athletics; it is a must-read for any sports fan who engages with the NCAA and deserves to see the business behind ...

 

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