By Eric Nelson
By Eric Nelson
By A. Roger Ekirch
Originally released in 1981.
A UNC Press Enduring variation -- UNC Press Enduring variations use the most recent in electronic know-how to make on hand back books from our wonderful backlist that have been formerly out of print. those versions are released unaltered from the unique, and are offered in reasonable paperback codecs, bringing readers either old and cultural value.
By Isabelle Dierauer
By David L. Weimer,Aidan R. Vining
Updated in a brand new fifth version, this ebook lays a robust conceptual origin to realizing the rationales of and boundaries to public coverage. It offers useful recommendation approximately tips to do coverage research whereas demonstrating the appliance of complex analytical thoughts via case examine examples.
Policy research: recommendations and Practices is a entire, obtainable, and wealthy creation to coverage research for readers in public coverage, public management, and company programs.
By Andrew J. Williams,Amelia Hadfield,J. Simon Rofe
This leading edge new textbook seeks to supply undergraduate scholars of diplomacy with worthwhile and proper historic context, bridging the distance and supplying a surely interdisciplinary strategy. each one bankruptcy integrates either historic research and literature and applies this to a world kin context in an obtainable style, permitting scholars to appreciate the old context during which those middle concerns have developed.
The publication is organised thematically round the key matters in diplomacy comparable to conflict, peace, sovereignty, identification, empire and overseas enterprises. every one bankruptcy presents an summary of the most ancient context, theories and literature in each one region and applies this to the research of diplomacy.
Providing a clean technique, this paintings can be crucial interpreting for all scholars of diplomacy and diplomacy conception.
By Mark Beeson
Bringing jointly a few well-known foreign specialists, this booklet considers the influence of adjustments in American overseas coverage at the East Asian quarter, in addition to the evolving nature of yank coverage itself. particular case experiences ponder America's family with an important international locations of the quarter, together with China, a possible strategic rival, Japan, nonetheless the second one greatest financial system on this planet, and Indonesia, the world's biggest Muslim kingdom. those case stories and others are complemented with extra theoretical and thematic concerns of the character of yank hegemony, its historic hyperlinks to the quarter, defense coverage, financial ties, and American attitudes towards rising East Asian regionalism.
Bush and Asia presents a accomplished creation to, and research of, the Bush administration's family members with what's going to be the twenty-first century's so much dynamic and strategically major region.
By Brad Power
Brutality is only one of six large topics that Islamic Sate makes use of to strengthen its presence and additional its strategic targets; the opposite 5 are mercy, victimhood, conflict, belonging and utopianism. just like the mechanisms in which they're conveyed, those issues aren't discrete. certainly, they're on a regular basis hired jointly.
By G. John Ikenberry,Michael Mastanduno,William C. Wohlforth
By Richard Ned Lebow
Could international warfare i've been avoided if Franz Ferdinand and his spouse hadn't been murdered by means of Serbian nationalists in 1914? What if Ronald Reagan have been killed by way of Hinckley's bullet? may the chilly struggle have ended because it did? In Forbidden Fruit, Richard Ned Lebow develops protocols for engaging in strong counterfactual proposal experiments and makes use of them to probe the factors and contingency of transformative foreign advancements like international struggle I and the top of the chilly conflict. He makes use of experiments, surveys, and a brief tale to discover why policymakers, historians, and diplomacy students are so immune to the contingency and indeterminism inherent in open-ended, nonlinear platforms. such a lot controversially, Lebow argues that the adaptation among counterfactual and so-called genuine arguments is deceptive, as either could be evidence-rich and logically persuasive. A must-read for social scientists, Forbidden Fruit additionally examines the binary among truth and fiction and using counterfactuals in fictional works like Philip Roth's The Plot opposed to America to appreciate complicated causation and its implications for who we're and what we expect makes the social global work.
By Janice E. Thomson
The modern association of world violence is neither undying nor traditional, argues Janice Thomson. it really is distinctively smooth. during this ebook she examines how the current association of the realm into violence-monopolizing sovereign states developed over the six previous centuries.