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  • The Moral Economy by Samuel Bowles
    The Moral Economy (English, Paperback) Samuel Bowles

    Why do policies and business practices that ignore the moral and generous side of human nature often fail?...

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  • The Democratic Faith by Paul M. Sniderman
    The Democratic Faith (English, Hardback) Paul M. Sniderman

    Can the citizens of a democracy be trusted to run it properly?

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  • The Question of Intervention by Michael W. Doyle
    The Question of Intervention (English, Paperback) Michael W. Doyle

    The question of when or if a nation should intervene in another country's affairs is one of the most important concerns in today's volatile world. Taking John Stuart Mill's famous 1859 essay ?A Few Words on Non-Intervention? as his starting point, international relations scholar Michael W. Doyle addresses the thorny issue of when a state's sovereignty should be respected and when it should be...

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  • The Question of Intervention by Michael W. Doyle
    The Question of Intervention (English, Hardback) Michael W. Doyle

    Taking John Stuart Mill's famous 1859 essay "A Few Words on Non-Intervention" as his starting point, the author addresses the thorny issue of when a state's sovereignty should be respected and when it should be overridden or disregarded by other states in the name of humanitarian protection, national self-determination, or national security.

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  • Diplomacy for the Next Century by Abba Eban
    Diplomacy for the Next Century (English, Paperback) Abba Eban

    A perspective on the practice of diplomacy during the second half of the 20th century and the diplomatic changes of the post-Cold War era. Abba Eban interweaves history with personal reminiscences to show how the wisdom of the past can help in negotiating and maintaining peace in the future.

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  • Journey of Purpose by Paul E. Tsongas
    Journey of Purpose (English, Paperback) Paul E. Tsongas

    In this inspiring book, one of the most respected senior figures in American politics discusses why the country should strive to achieve economic growth, fiscal responsibility, and social inclusiveness. Senator Paul Tsongas reveals the lessons he learned as a presidential candidate in 1992, suggests why Americans may turn to a third party in 1996, and articulates principles that this party might...

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  • Hollywood Westerns and American Myth by Robert B. Pippin
    Hollywood Westerns and American Myth (English, Paperback) Robert B. Pippin

    Explores the status and authority of law and the nature of political allegiance through close readings of three classic Hollywood Westerns: Howard Hawks' "Red River" and John Ford's "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" and "The Searchers". The author treats these films as sophisticated mythic accounts of a key moment in American history.

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  • On Toleration by Michael Walzer
    On Toleration (English, Paperback) Michael Walzer

    An examination of five "regimes of toleration", from multinational empires to immigrant societies. It describes the strengths and weaknesses of each regime, as well as the varying forms of toleration and exclusion that each fosters.

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  • The Culture of the New Capitalism by Richard Sennett
    The Culture of the New Capitalism (English, Paperback) Richard Sennett

    Looks at the ways the global form of capitalism affects our lives. This book analyzes how changes in work ethic, in our attitudes toward merit and talent, and in public and private institutions contributes to 'the spectre of uselessness'. It concludes with suggestions to counter this disturbing culture.

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  • How Democratic Is the American Constitution? by Robert A. Dahl
    How Democratic Is the American Constitution? (English, Paperback) Robert A. Dahl

    This work questions the extent to which the American Constitution furthers democratic goals. It reveals the Constitution's potentially antidemocratic elements and explains why they are there, compares the American constitutional system to other democratic systems, and more.

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  • Hollywood Westerns and American Myth by Robert B. Pippin
    Hollywood Westerns and American Myth (English, Hardback) Robert B. Pippin

    Explores the status and authority of law and the nature of political allegiance through close readings of three classic Hollywood Westerns: Howard Hawks' "Red River" and John Ford's "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" and "The Searchers". The author treats these films as sophisticated mythic accounts of a key moment in American history.

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  • Journey of Purpose by Paul E. Tsongas
    Journey of Purpose (English, Hardback) Paul E. Tsongas

    Proposing to replace politics as usual with a new approach, this work stresses the virtues of economic growth, fiscal responsibility, and social inclusiveness. The text argues that it would be possible to achieve these goals if politicians and citizens view the future as a "journey of purpose".

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  • For Humanity by Richard J. Goldstone
    For Humanity (English, Hardback) Richard J. Goldstone

    Richard J. Goldstone's account of his progression from a young activist opposing South Africa's racial policies to the world's first independent war crimes prosecutor. In it, he argues in favour of the move towards establishing a permanent international criminal court.

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  • On Toleration by Michael Walzer
    On Toleration (English, Hardback) Michael Walzer

    Discussing the politics of toleration, this text examines five "regimes of toleration" - from multinational empires to immigrant societies - and describes the strength and weaknesses of each regime, as well as the varying forms of toleration and exclusion each fosters.

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  • The Moral Economy by Samuel Bowles
    The Moral Economy (English, Hardback) Samuel Bowles

    Why policies and business practices that ignore the moral side of human nature often fail.

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