Unlikeable: The Problem with Hillary by Edward Klein

By Edward Klein

From the writer of the number 1 New York Times bestsellers The Amateur and Blood Feud . . .
Unlikeable is the beautiful, robust exposé of Hillary Clinton and her floundering race for the White apartment. With unheard of entry to longtime affiliates of the Clintons and the Obamas, investigative reporter Edward Klein meticulously recreates conversations and info of Hillary Clinton's behind-the-scenes plotting in Chappaqua and Whitehaven. Klein, the previous editor in leader of New York instances Magazine and a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, attracts a deeply troubling portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton, a hugely unlikeable presidential candidate and a girl extra linked to scandal than with accomplishments, with mendacity than with fact, with conceitedness than with compassion.

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American Sovereigns: The People and America’s Constitutional by Christian G. Fritz

By Christian G. Fritz

American Sovereigns is a path-breaking interpretation of America's political background and constitutionalism that explores how american citizens struggled over the concept the folks could rule because the sovereign after the yankee Revolution. nationwide and kingdom debates approximately govt motion, legislation, and the people's political powers display how americans sought to appreciate how a collective sovereign-the people-could either play the function because the ruler and but be governed by means of governments in their personal making a choice on.

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EU Enlargement and the Constitutions of Central and Eastern by Anneli Albi

By Anneli Albi

Within the wake of the EU's maximum expansion, this booklet explores the variation of the constitutions of vital and jap Europe (CEE) for club within the eu Union. in accordance with the painful earlier, those new constitutions have been particularly closed to move of powers to overseas companies, and accorded a popular prestige to sovereignty and independence. a bit greater than a decade later, the method of amending those provisions in view of the move of sovereign powers to a supranational association has proved a delicate and debatable workout.

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Politics: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides) by Lisa Harrison, Adrian Little, Ed Lock

By Lisa Harrison, Adrian Little, Ed Lock

Politics: the main ideas is an up to date and broad-ranging creation to the phrases that lie on the middle of political discourse. Entries are drawn from components equivalent to political concept, overseas politics, political technology and method. in addition to explaining middle, demonstrated rules, this informative consultant explores many of the extra advanced, topical and contested strategies from the area of politics. techniques coated include:

  • Capitalism
  • Class
  • Identity

  • Institutionalism
  • Referendum
  • Marxism
  • Pluralism
  • Postmodernism
  • Socialism
  • Social Constructivism

In an obtainable A-Z layout with useful cross-referencing and recommendations for extra interpreting, Politics: the foremost techniques is a useful reference for all scholars of politics, diplomacy and comparable classes.

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Landesparlamentarismus: Geschichte - Struktur - Funktionen by Siegfried Mielke, Werner Reutter

By Siegfried Mielke, Werner Reutter

Dieser Band bietet eine Bestandsaufnahme der Funktionsweisen, der Aufgaben und der Stellung der Landesparlamente in den einzelnen Bundesländern. Er informiert über die historische Entwicklung und verfassungsrechtlichen Voraussetzungen der sechzehn Landesparlamente, stellt die jeweiligen Parteienlandschaften, das Wahlrecht und die Wahlergebnisse vor, analysiert die politische und soziale Zusammensetzung sowie die Struktur und corporation der Landesparlamente und untersucht schließlich den Funktionswandel dieser Institutionen. Für die 2. Auflage wurde er umfassend aktualisiert.

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Goodbye Mr. Socialism by Antonio Negri

By Antonio Negri

See you later Mr. Socialism bargains a gripping come upon with one among today’s prime leftists, providing his latest research of world occasions and perception into the customers for the Left in an age of neoliberalism. In his such a lot obtainable paintings but, thinker Antonio Negri discusses the kingdom of the worldwide Left because the finish of the chilly warfare and indicates a brand new politics in a chain of rousing conversations with Raf Valvola Scelsi. Scelsi activates Negri to critique the episodes within the post–Cold struggle interval that experience afforded the Left possibilities to reconsider its thoughts and pursuits. Addressing the twilight of social democracy, Negri bargains a compelling safety of the clients for social transformation.

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Governance by Indicators: Global Power through by Kevin Davis, Angelina Fisher, Benedict Kingsbury, Sally

By Kevin Davis, Angelina Fisher, Benedict Kingsbury, Sally Engle Merry

Using signs as a method of world governance is expanding swiftly. significant examples comprise the area Bank's Doing company signs, the realm Bank's solid Governance and Rule of legislation signs, the Millennium improvement targets, and the indications produced through Transparency foreign. Human rights symptoms are being constructed within the UN and nearby and advocacy corporations. The burgeoning construction and use of signs has now not, although, been followed by way of systematic comparative research of, or mirrored image on, the results, chances, and pitfalls of this tradition.

This publication furthers the examine of those matters by means of reading the construction and historical past of signs, in addition to relationships among the manufacturers, clients, matters, and audiences of symptoms. It additionally explores the construction, use, and results of signs as sorts of wisdom and as mechanisms of constructing and imposing judgements in worldwide governance. utilizing insights from case reviews, empirical paintings, and theoretical ways from numerous disciplines, the booklet identifies criminal, coverage, and normative implications of the construction and use of symptoms as a device of world governance.

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L'intégrité dans les marchés publics : Les bonnes pratiques by OCDE OECD

By OCDE OECD

De toutes les activités gouvernementales, l. a. passation des marchés publics est l. a. plus vulnérable à l. a. corruption. Dans les will pay de l'OCDE, l. a. corruption par des entreprises internationales est plus répandue dans les marchés publics que dans les providers d'utilité publique, le système financial ou le système judiciaire. l. a. plupart des efforts déployés au niveau foreign ont porté exclusivement sur los angeles procédure d'appel d'offres. Or, ce n'est là que l. a. partie noticeable de l'iceberg. Des affaires de corruption récentes ont révélé des « zones grises » à tous les stades du cycle des marchés publics, y compris lors de l'évaluation des besoins et de los angeles gestion des contrats. De surcroît, les efforts de réforme ont souvent négligé les exceptions aux procédures concurrentielles telles que les contrats d'urgence et les marchés de l. a. défense. Cette ebook donne des symptoms concrètes sur l. a. façon dont le métier d'acheteur public évolue pour répondre à l. a. demande croissante d'intégrité, s'appuyant sur l'expérience de praticiens des marchés publics et de spécialistes de l'audit, de l. a. concurrence et de l. a. lutte contre los angeles corruption. Cette ebook va au-delà du constat général selon lequel los angeles bonne gouvernance et l. a. prévention de los angeles corruption jouent un rôle vital dans l. a. passation des marchés publics relevés d'exemples provenant des can pay membres et non membres.

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The Politics of Collective Violence by Charles Tilly, Sidney Tarrow, Douglas McAdam

By Charles Tilly, Sidney Tarrow, Douglas McAdam

Are there any commonalities among such phenomena as football hooliganism, sabotage via peasants of landlords' estate, incidents of highway rage, or even the hot occasions of September eleven? With extraordinary ancient scope and command of the literature of many disciplines, this publication seeks the typical reasons of those occasions in collective violence. In collective violence, social interplay instantly inflicts actual harm, comprises a minimum of perpetrators of wear and tear, and leads to half from coordination one of the individuals who practice the harmful acts. Professor Tilly argues that collective violence is advanced, changeable, and unpredictable in a few regards, but that it additionally effects from related explanations variously mixed in several occasions and areas. Pinpointing the explanations, combos, and settings is helping to give an explanation for collective violence and its diversifications, and in addition is helping to spot the easiest how one can mitigate violence and create democracies with no less than harm to individuals and estate.

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