The Politics of Power Book

The Politics of Power


  • Author : Ira Katznelson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2013-07-25
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN 10 : 0393919447

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The Politics of Power Book Description :

A critical, focused, point-of-view approach to American government, highlighting the ongoing tension between capitalism and democracy.

The Politics of Power Book

The Politics of Power


  • Author : Ira Katznelson
  • Publisher : New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Big business
  • Pages : 513
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015004926286

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The Politics of Power Book

The Politics of Power


  • Author : Ira Katznelson
  • Publisher : Harcourt College Pub
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 427
  • ISBN 10 : IND:39000007433316

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The Politics of Power Book

The Politics of Power


  • Author : Joe Haines
  • Publisher : Random House (NY)
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Great Britain
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015022187770

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Spoils of Power Book

Spoils of Power


  • Author : Jeffrey Simpson
  • Publisher : W. Collins & Sons Canada
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Corruption (Politique) - Canada - Histoire
  • Pages : 413
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39076000880760

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Spoils of Power Book Description :

Through the use of private letters, official documents and personal observations, the author examines the provincial and national use of patronage, from Sir John A. Macdonald's "purchase" of Nova Scotia's opponent of Confederation to the scandal-plagued Mulroney cabinet.

The Politics of Power Book

The Politics of Power


  • Author : Denise Leith
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2002-10-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 0824825667

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This is an analysis of the mining company Freeport's presence in Indonesia. It looks closely at the changing nature of power relations between Freeport and Major General Suharto, the Indonesian military, the traditional landowners (the Amungme and Kamoro) and environmental and human rights groups.

The Circular Structure of Power Book

The Circular Structure of Power


  • Author : Torben Bech Dyrberg
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 185984152X

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Emancipation(s) addresses the question of how the changes of the last decade, together with the transformation in contemporary thought, have altered the classical notion of 'emancipation' as formulated since the Enlightenment.

The Politics of Shared Power Book

The Politics of Shared Power


  • Author : Louis Fisher
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 309
  • ISBN 10 : 0890968217

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The Politics of Shared Power Book Description :

As Congress and the president battle out the federal deficit, foreign involvements, health care, and other policies of grave national import, the underlying constitutional issue is always the separation of powers doctrine. In The Politics of Shared Power, a classic text in the field of executive-legislative relations, Louis Fisher explains clearly and perceptively the points at which congressional and presidential interests converge and diverge, the institutional patterns that persist from one administration and one Congress to another, and the partisan dimensions resulting from the two-party system. Fisher also discusses the role of the courts in reviewing cases brought to them by members of Congress, the president, agency heads, and political activists, illustrating how court decisions affect the allocation of federal funds and the development and implementation of public policy. He examines how the president participates as legislator and how Congress intervenes in administrative matters. Separate chapters on the bureaucracy, the independent regulatory commissions, and the budgetary process probe these questions from different angles. The new fourth edition addresses the line item veto and its tortuous history and prospects. A chapter on war powers and foreign affairs studies executive-legislative disputes that affect global relations, including the Iran-Contra affair, the Persian Gulf War in 1991, and American presence in conflicts such as Haiti and Bosnia. An important new discussion focuses on interbranch collisions and gridlock as they have developed since 1992.

Boston Politics Book

Boston Politics


  • Author : Tilo Schabert
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Boston (Mass.)
  • Pages : 361
  • ISBN 10 : 3110121026

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Theories of Power and Domination Book

Theories of Power and Domination


  • Author : Angus Stewart
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2001-03-20
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 0761966595

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Theories of Power and Domination Book Description :

Power and domination are central concepts in social science yet, up to now, they have been undertheorized. This wide-ranging book guides students through the complexities and implications of both concepts. It provides systematic accounts of current debates about the dynamics and rationale of state power in an era of globalization, social citizenship and the significance of social movements. The contributions of Parsons, Giddens, Foucault, Mann, Arendt, Habermas and Castells are clearly set out and critically assessed.

Managing with Power Book
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Managing with Power


  • Author : Jeffrey Pfeffer
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 391
  • ISBN 10 : 0875844405

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Managing with Power Book Description :

An in-depth look at the role of power and influence in organizations. Pfeffer demonstrates the necessity of power in mobilizing political support and resources to get things done in any organization, and he looks at the personal attributes and structural factors that help managers advance organizational goals and achieve individual success.

The Limits of Power Book

The Limits of Power


  • Author : A. Blowers
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483292922

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The Limits of Power Book Description :

A text which focuses on the relationship of local politicians and professional planners in the planning process, adopting a conceptual framework within which a series of case studies is analysed. It shows that where power is limited or diffuse, or liable to change, policy making can be uncertain or inconsistent. The book covers a wide range of planning policy, including transportation and land development and because the author has had both academic and political experience this gives his work a unique emphasis.

The Political Economy of Media and Power Book

The Political Economy of Media and Power


  • Author : Jeffery Klaehn
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 361
  • ISBN 10 : 1433107732

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The Political Economy of Media and Power Book Description :

The Political Economy of Media and Power is a highly interdisciplinary and innovative edited collection, bringing together a diverse range of chapters that address some of the most important issues of our times. Contributors cut through media spectacle and make visible the intersections between mass media and the politics of power in the contemporary social world. The book is intended to foster critical pedagogy; chapters explore ways in which media connect with a broad range of topics and issues, including globalization; war and terrorism; foreign affairs; democracy; governmental relations; the cultural politics of militarization; gender inequality and the sexist saturation of the public sphere; media representations of women; media spin and public relations within the broader context of corporate and ideological power. The volume features notable contributors, including a preface by Cees Hamelink, an introduction by David Miller and William Dinan, and chapters from Justin Lewis, Robin Andersen, Henry Giroux, James Winter, Robert Jensen, Stuart Allan, Richard Keeble, Yasmin Jiwani, David Berry, Gerald Sussman, and Andrew Mullen.

Changing Sources of Power Book

Changing Sources of Power


  • Author : Frederick G. Dutton
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 1972
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015001837783

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Corridors of Power Book

Corridors of Power


  • Author : Catherine A. Corson
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300212273

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A highly regarded academic and former policy analyst and consultant charts the forty-year history of neoliberalism, environmental governance, and resource rights in Madagascar Since the 1970s, the U.S. Agency for International Development has spent millions of dollars to preserve Madagascar's rich biological diversity. Yet its habitats are still in decline. Studying forty years of policy making in multiple sites, Catherine Corson reveals how blaming impoverished Malagasy farmers for Madagascar's environmental decline has avoided challenging other drivers of deforestation, such as the logging and mining industries. In this important ethnographic study, Corson reveals how Madagascar's environmental program reflects the transformation of global environmental governance under neoliberalism.

A Taste of Power Book

A Taste of Power


  • Author : Maureen Mackintosh
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Great Britain
  • Pages : 441
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015014497633

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Empires in World History Book
Score: 5
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Empires in World History


  • Author : Jane Burbank
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 511
  • ISBN 10 : 9780691152363

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Empires in World History Book Description :

This book "departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a remarkable look at how empires relied on diversity to shape the global order. Beginning with ancient Rome and China and continuing across Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Africa," the authors "examine empires' conquests, rivalries, and strategies of domination, emphasizing how empires accommodated, created, and manipulated differences among populations."--Jacket.

Politics Is for Power Book

Politics Is for Power


  • Author : Eitan Hersh
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 2020-01-14
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982116781

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Politics Is for Power Book Description :

A brilliant condemnation of political hobbyism—treating politics like entertainment—and a call to arms for well-meaning, well-informed citizens who consume political news, but do not take political action. Who is to blame for our broken politics? The uncomfortable answer to this question starts with ordinary citizens with good intentions. We vote (sometimes) and occasionally sign a petition or attend a rally. But we mainly “engage” by consuming politics as if it’s a sport or a hobby. We soak in daily political gossip and eat up statistics about who’s up and who’s down. We tweet and post and share. We crave outrage. The hours we spend on politics are used mainly as pastime. Instead, we should be spending the same number of hours building political organizations, implementing a long-term vision for our city or town, and getting to know our neighbors, whose votes will be needed for solving hard problems. We could be accumulating power so that when there are opportunities to make a difference—to lobby, to advocate, to mobilize—we will be ready. But most of us who are spending time on politics today are focused inward, choosing roles and activities designed for our short-term pleasure. We are repelled by the slow-and-steady activities that characterize service to the common good. In Politics Is for Power, pioneering and brilliant data analyst Eitan Hersh shows us a way toward more effective political participation. Aided by political theory, history, cutting-edge social science, as well as remarkable stories of ordinary citizens who got off their couches and took political power seriously, this book shows us how to channel our energy away from political hobbyism and toward empowering our values.

Arenas of Power Book

Arenas of Power


  • Author : Theodore J. Lowi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-12-03
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317263586

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Arenas of Power Book Description :

Arenas of Power represents the first time that Theodore J. Lowi's model of policy analysis has been presented together with key applications and case studies drawn from his long history of scholarship-all in one place. Lowi's signature four-fold typology is shown as conceived and then as extended to include that most relevant of contemporary phenomena-"social regulatory policy." As Lowi says, when radicals add morality to the goals of public policy, the system may be turned on its head. This volume shows the evolution of the public policy arena over more than forty years of writing and thinking and presents some never before published material including helpful analytical introductions. The book concludes as Lowi looks ahead to an internationalizing U.S. political economy and the need for a global political science.

Negotiation from Strength Book

Negotiation from Strength


  • Author : Coral Bell
  • Publisher : Praeger Pub Text
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 083719508X

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