Character Assassination throughout the Ages by M. Icks,E. Shiraev

By M. Icks,E. Shiraev

utilizing numerous circumstances from heritage and present day existence, the ebook examines personality attackers concentrating on the non-public lives, habit, values, and id in their sufferers. quite a few ancient examples express that personality assassination has constantly been a really powerful weapon to win political battles or settle own scores.

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Croatia Under Ante Paveli?: America, the Ustase and Croatian by Robert B. McCormick

By Robert B. McCormick

Ante Pavelic used to be the chief of the fascist social gathering of Croatia (the Ustaše), who, on Adolf Hitler’s guideline, turned the chief of Croatia after the Nazi invasion of 1941. Paveli? was once an severe Croatian nationalist who believed that the Serbian humans have been an inferior race - he might preside over a genocide that eventually killed an expected 390,000 Serbs in the course of global warfare II. Croatia lower than Ante Paveli? offers the entire heritage of this era, with a distinct specialise in the U.S.’ position within the post-war cost. Drawing on formerly unpublished files, Robert McCormick argues that President Harry S. Truman’s chilly conflict priorities intended that Paveli? was once by no means made to respond to for his crimes. this present day, the Ustaše continues to be tough legacy inside Croatian society, partially due to Paveli?’ political existence in exile in South the United States. this can be a new account people overseas coverage in the direction of one of many moment global War’s such a lot brutal dictators and is an important contribution to Croatian war-time history.

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Politics without Stories: The Liberal Predicament by David Ricci

By David Ricci

Liberal applicants, students, and activists quite often advertise pragmatism instead of huge and strong narratives - that may be referred to as 'alpha tales' for his or her commanding presence over the years. on the other hand, conservative opposite numbers to such liberals are inclined to advertise their coverage personal tastes in alpha tales praising potent markets, very good traditions, and constrained executive. during this face-off, liberals characterize a post-Enlightenment international the place many smooth humans, following Max Weber, are 'disenchanted', whereas many conservatives, echoing Edmund Burke, cherish tales borrowed from the earlier. Politics with out tales describes this storytelling hole as an electoral drawback for liberals simply because their campaigning lacks, and may proceed to lack, the muse and shared commitments that groovy, long term tales supplies. for this reason, Ricci argues that, for tactical reasons, liberals should still concede their post-Enlightenment skepticism and rally round momentary tales designed to border, in political campaigns, instant occasions which they regard as insupportable. those can assist liberals win elections and impact the process smooth life.

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Stoicism and the Statehouse: An Old Philosophy Serving a New by Pat McGeehan

By Pat McGeehan

Over the span of 2 thousand years, the Stoic philosophy has helped women and men triumph over adversity from the top positions of strength to the darkest corners of legal. In Stoicism and the Statehouse, nation consultant Pat McGeehan attracts upon the classics to make the case for this sturdy approach to reasoning to successfully strengthen political freedom. Designed for the liberty-oriented statesman, the ethical traditions of this psychological self-discipline are used to supply suggestion on how elected leaders may still ethically behavior themselves beneath any capitol dome.

Included is a clean examine old Rome's maximum senator, Cato the Younger--a riveting biography that historical past fanatics will get pleasure from. The crisp clarification of Stoicism also will pique the curiosity of readers who get pleasure from early Greek and Roman inspiration. even if the writer proposes a recipe to reform the baby-kisser, a person dealing with own struggles can enjoy the ideas defined during this book.

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The Authentic Leader by Neil Thompson

By Neil Thompson

within the box of management loads of what's on hand falls in need of addressing the center of the management event: the complexity of human life.


Neil Thompson adopts an existentialist outlook to teach human-centred technique is essential to potent management. serious of different ways to actual management, he demonstrates the influence of utilizing existential authenticity to empower the workforce.

Divided into 3 elements it explores the issues with present management idea and perform; unravels existentialist philosophy and its contribution to an real method of management; and applies actual management to perform via linking key abilities to diverse challenge scenarios.

Though grounded in complicated principles, Thompson's paintings effectively interprets those right into a management philosophy that's awarded with readability, accessibility and useful program. it's a e-book for somebody training, or education to education, in a box that calls for robust management talents, together with enterprise and administration, social paintings; formative years paintings; nursing and future health care; activity and past.

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Il Peggiore: Ascesa e caduta di Massimo D'Alema e della by Giuseppe Salvaggiulo

By Giuseppe Salvaggiulo

los angeles peculiare parabola di Massimo D’Alema – biografica, psicologica, politica – disvela il senso profondo della crisi che ha colpito l. a. sinistra italiana.
Ha teorizzato il primato della politica e l’ha ridotta a puro tatticismo; voleva sbaragliare Berlusconi e lo ha fatto arricchire; idolatrava il partito e lo ha distrutto; ha partorito l’Ulivo e l’ha ammazzato in culla (“Prodi non capisce un cazzo di politica”); si proclama erede di Berlinguer ma si circonda di affaristi, coltivando passioni non certo popolari (le scarpe fatte a mano, Sankt Moritz, l. a. barca a vela, gli chef stellati, gli abiti firmati).
Ecco l. a. storia di un uomo che spiega perché oggi los angeles sinistra scambia los angeles richiesta di politica consistent with antipolitica, ritrovandosi senza più una storia e senza una nuova identità.

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Semi-Presidentialism and Democracy by Professor Robert Elgie,Professor Elgie Robert,Sophia

By Professor Robert Elgie,Professor Elgie Robert,Sophia Moestrup,Professor Wu Yu-Shan

Explores the impact of semi-presidentialism on newly-democratising nations. In contemporary years semi-presidentialism - the placement the place a structure makes provision for either a without delay elected president and a first-rate minister who's liable to the legislature - has develop into the regime kind of selection for lots of countries.

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Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan’s by Sally Cummings

By Sally Cummings

In early 2005 neighborhood protests in Kyrgyzstan quickly grew to become nationwide ones as protesters seized regulate of the country’s capital, Bishkek. The country’s president for fifteen years, Askar Akaev, fled the rustic and after an evening of intensive looting, a brand new president, Kurmanbek Bakiev, got here to strength. The occasions speedy earned the epithet ‘Tulip Revolution’ and have been interpreted because the 3rd of the color revolutions within the post-Soviet house, following Ukraine and Georgia. yet did the occasions in Kyrgyzstan quantity to a ‘revolution’? How a lot switch and with what educational and coverage implications? This cutting edge, designated examine of those occasions brings jointly a brand new new release of Kyrgyz students including tested foreign observers to evaluate what occurred in Kyrgyzstan and after, and the broader implications.

This ebook used to be released as a distinct factor of Central Asian Survey.

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DF Malan en die opkoms van Afrikaner-nasionalisme: Stories by Lindie Koorts

By Lindie Koorts

In 1948 het die NG dominee D.F. Malan die Nasionale get together tot politieke oorwinning gelei. Vir die meeste Afrikaners was once dit die verwesenliking van 'n jare lange droom.

Om Malan as mens te verstaan, is om te verstaan hoe die Afrikaners hulself uit die as van die Anglo-Boereoorlog in 'n nasie omskep het. Toe hy op sy sterwensbed gevra is wat vir hom die belangrikste van sy loopbaan used to be, het hy gesê: "dat ek my volk kon dien; dat ek my volk bymekaar kon bring". Sy verhaal is die verhaal van die mense wat hom tot hul leier verkies het.

Die Malan-bewind het egter ook die apartheidsera ingelui. Hoe kyk ons dan vandag na Malan? Hierdie skets van 'n guy en sy tyd - die eerste van 'n Nasionale celebration eerste minister ná 1994 - probeer ook dié vraag te beantwoord.

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Presidential Power: Forging the Presidency for the by Robert Y.,Martha Joynt

By Robert Y.,Martha Joynt

Richard Neustadt's seminal paintings Presidential strength: The Politics of management has continued for almost 4 a long time because the center of educational research of the yankee presidency. Now, development on and difficult the various arguments in Neustadt's paintings, Presidential strength: Forging the Presidency for the Twenty-first Century deals reflections and implications from what we've discovered approximately presidential strength because the new century dawns.

These essays—including a brand new contribution through Neustadt himself—forge an exceptional reexamination of Neustadt's Presidential strength that deal with questions raised yet no longer resolved by means of his paintings. A remarkable point of this volume's research is the remodeled establishment of the presidency within the wake of the impeachment hearings of the country's final twentieth-century president, invoice Clinton. From the portrayal of presidents as persuaders to the politics of presidential transitions, all the constituent essays during this quantity presents an attractive examine the kingdom of the yank presidency.

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