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A complete introduction to Central and Eastern European politics, providing both a thematic and a comparative country-by-country analysis.
This book explores different kinds of colonialism and how these result in differing levels of economic prosperity and social well-being.
Investigates Vladimir Putin's war for control of Russia's vast oil reserves, in particular Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil firm, Yukos. This title also investigates the complex world of Kremlin politics, including conspiracies and conspiracy theories, allegations that Roman Abramovitch plotted with Putin to destroy Khodorkovsky.
By Narcis Serra
Narcis Serra, former Spanish Minister of Defence, explains the process and conditions necessary for successful democratic military reform.
This book offers an in-depth analysis of political life in France and Europe at the beginning of the 21st century at a time of change and crisis. Encompassing questions about values, political actors and electoral choices, it is dedicated particularly to scholars and students enrolled in comparative politics programs.
Using the theme - Domestic Responses to Global Challenges - this title introduces key concepts and examines the interdependence of strong and weak states. It helps students gain an understanding of important political trends and concepts, an exposure to politics in many countries, and a desire to dig deeply into...
According to the American right, Europeans are lazy, defeatist & irreligious, while Americans are entrepreneurial, optimistic & pious; while according to Europeans, America is harsh, dominated by the market, crime-ridden, sharp-elbowed & violent. Peter Baldwin considers how different America & Europe really are.
Expert interviews are today a standard method of qualitative approach in the social sciences. It is surprising that methodological reflections about the expert interview are still lacking. This book gives a comprehensive overview of their theory and practice. The contributors are experienced theorists and practitioners of expert interviews.
This books explains the normative and empirical issues behind the concept known as 'democracy promotion'.