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  • The Accidental President of Brazil - A Memoir

    Cardoso, Fernando Henrique
    (2530385)

    In 1993, Fernando Henrique Cardoso was appointed the new Finance Minister of Brazil - a country that had had seven different currencies in the previous eight years to cope with inflation that had run at 3000 percent a year. The position was a...

  • World Order

    Kissinger, Henry
    (8182351)

    World Order is the summation of Henry Kissinger's thinking about history, strategy and statecraft. As if taking a perspective from far above the globe, it examines the great tectonic plates of history and the motivations of nations, explaining the...

  • The Shock Doctrine - The Rise of Disaster...

    Klein, Naomi
    (2582408)

    Free markets, we’re told, mean free people. Yet around the world this ‘freedom’ is being paid for in blood. When a catastrophe occurs – whether war, terrorist attack or natural disaster – there are people cleaning up and cashing in, using chaos to...

  • Soft Power

    Nye,Joseph S.
    (881948)

    Soft Power

  • Strategy Of Conflict

    Schelling, Thomas C.
    (208335)

    Analyzes the nature of international disagreements and conflict resolution in terms of game theory and non-zero-sum games.

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  • The Cost of Rights

    Holmes,Stephen
    (566003)

    A cogent and timely analysis of the economic realities lying beneath our arguments about rights and their protection and enforcement shows how both conservative and progressive forces selectively ignore the often harsh truths about the cost of these...

  • On Tyranny

    Snyder,Timothy
    (9429484)

    'We are rapidly ripening for fascism. This American writer leaves us with no illusions about ourselves.' —Svetlana Alexievich, Winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureThe Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that...

  • The Anarchist Cookbook

    Powell,William
    (1043801)

    The Anarchist Cookbook

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  • Os Códigos e As Operações Dos Espiões...

    António José Vilela
    (9379841)

    Frequentemente vistos como personagens de filmes e livros, os espiões são homens e mulheres bem reais, que circulam entre nós, apesar do manto de secretismo e mistério que os envolve. O jornalista António José Vilela mostra-nos neste livro como é a...

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  • Democracy in America

    Tocqueville, Alexis de; Goldhammer, Arthur
    (1042519)

    An influential study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic...

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  • More Guns, Less Crime

    Lott,John R.
    (5939752)

    More Guns, Less Crime

  • Work Without Wages - Russia's Non-Payment...

    Desai, Padma
    (9920108)

    Focusing on the roots and scale of wage nonpayment, the book is an indispensable guide to understanding Russia's economic restructuring and of the social costs of the transition born by the general population.The seventy-year-old Soviet tradition of...

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  • Dois Tratados do Governo Civil - Col. Textos...

    Locke,John
    (1913268)

    John Locke foi uma das figuras maiores da civilização ocidental moderna. Locke foi o pensador da subjectividade, dos direitos naturais, da crítica das ideias inatas, da tolerância religiosa, da separação radical entre o Estado e a(s) igreja(s), da...

  • Ciencias Documentais A Ciencia da Informacao

    Malheiro da Silva,Armando
    (4990949)

    O que é a Informação ? A Informação e Comunicação são sinónimas ou, pelo contrário, distintas ? A Informação é uma “substância” indefinida e etérea ou um fenómeno cognoscível? Significa um facto, uma notícia, ou qualquer dado do conhecimento, evoca,...

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  • Manual de Estratégia Subversiva

    Vo Nguyen Giap
    (3061674)

    Mestre absoluto da «guerra do povo», o general Giap expõe e sistematiza, neste clássico da estratégia, as bases da doutrina que o levou à vitória. Recorrendo ao nacionalismo como factor de mobilização das massas, Giap dá primazia à ideologia...

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  • Environmental Justice And Sustainability In...

    Agyeman, Julian
    (9921663)

    An examination of the awareness of environmental and social justice issues in the former Soviet republics -- from the Western-style democracies of the Baltic region to the totalitarian regimes of Central Asia -- and the resulting activism in those...

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  • Cities And Complexity - Understanding Cities...

    Batty, Michael
    (9921593)

    Mario Carpo provides a subtle and insightful discussion of the intellectual structures that guide architectural composition and the ways that these structures were transformed by the historic shifts from script to print and from hand-made drawings to...

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  • The New Science Of Cities

    Batty, Michael
    (9921930)

    A proposal for a new way to understand cities and their design not as artifacts but as systems composed of flows and networks.In The New Science of Cities, Michael Batty suggests that to understand cities we must view them not simply as places in...

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  • Welfare And Employment In A United Europe - A...

    Bertola, Giuseppe
    (9922673)

    Welfare and Employment in a United Europe takes a nuanced approach to the issues. Unusual for an edited volume, it consists of two long studies--each written by a group of economists working in four different countries of the European Union--followed...

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  • The Commons In History - Culture, Conflict,...

    Wall, Derek
    (9921576)

    An argument that the commons is neither tragedy nor paradise but can be a way to understand environmental sustainability.The history of the commons -- jointly owned land or other resources such as fisheries or forests set aside for public use --...

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  • Bargaining - Monopoly Power Versus Union...

    De Menil, Georges
    (9921543)

    This book tackles the difficult subject of wage determination in the labor markets of highly unionized and concentrated industries where the standard models of competition, monopoly, and monopolistic competition do not apply. It attempts to bridge...

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  • Laws, Outlaws, And Terrorists - Lessons From...

    Blum, Gabriella
    (9921907)

    Guidance for maintaining national security without abandoning the rule of law and our democratic values.In an age of global terrorism, can the pursuit of security be reconciled with liberal democratic values and legal principles? During its 'global...

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  • Environmental Governance Reconsidered -...

    Durant, Robert F
    (9921644)

    Key topics in the ongoing evolution of environmental governance, with new and updated material.This survey of current issues and controversies in environmental policy and management is unique in its thematic mix, broad coverage of key debates, and...

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  • Cyberpolitics In International Relations

    Choucri, Nazli
    (9921642)

    An examination of the ways cyberspace is changing both the theory and the practice of international relations. Cyberspace is widely acknowledged as a fundamental fact of daily life in today's world. Until recently, its political impact was thought to...

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  • Why Nuclear Disarmament Matters

    Blix, Hans
    (9922604)

    From the former UN head weapons inspector in Iraq, a plea for a renewed global disarmament movement.In 2002 Dr. Hans Blix, then chief United Nations weapons inspector, led his team on a search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Before the...

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  • The Globalization Of Clean Energy Technology...

    Gallagher, Kelly Sims
    (9921734)

    An examination of barriers that impede and incentives that motivate the global development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies, with case studies from China. The development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies have become...

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  • National Information Infrastructure...

    Kahin, Brian
    (9921741)

    Despite the global nature of the Information Revolution, most policies for information infrastructure are developed at the national level. These national policies reflect local economic, social, historical, and political circumstances and exhibit...

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  • Rule Of Law, Misrule Of Men

    Scarry, Elaine
    (9922644)

    A passionate call for citizen action to uphold the rule of law when government does not.This book is a passionate call for citizen action to uphold the rule of law when government does not. Arguing that post-9/11 legislation and foreign policy...

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  • Comparative Environmental Politics - Theory,...

    Steinberg, Paul F
    (9921605)

    Combining the theoretical tools of comparative politics with the substantive concerns of environmental policy, experts explore responses to environmental problems across nations and political systemsHow do different societies respond politically to...

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  • Economic Thought And U.S. Climate Change...

    Driesen, David M
    (9921679)

    Experts examine how reliance on free markets contributed to the U.S. failure to address climate change and offer recommendations for new ideas to guide policy.The United States, once a world leader in addressing international environmental challenges...

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  • Pirate Politics - The New Information Policy...

    Burkart, Patrick
    (9922629)

    An examination of the Pirate political movement in Europe analyzes its advocacy for free expression and the preservation of the Internet as a commons.The Swedish Pirate Party emerged as a political force in 2006 when a group of software programmers...

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  • The Epicenter Of Crisis - The New Middle East

    Lennon, Alexander T J
    (9921649)

    Analysis of the security challenges presented by six states in the crucible of post-9/11 geopolitical change: Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. The Epicenter of Crisis argues that six contiguous states epitomize the security...

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  • Indra's Net And The Midas Touch - Living...

    Thiele, Leslie Paul
    (9921707)

    An exploration of the impact of unintended consequences in an interdependent world and of the opportunities for creativity and community.We live today in a global web of interdependence, connected technologically, economically, politically, and...

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  • Global Cities - Urban Environments In Los...

    Gottlieb, Robert
    (9922415)

    How Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China deal with such urban environmental issues as ports, goods movement, air pollution, water quality, transportation, and public space.Over the past four decades, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and key urban regions of...

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  • Hate Spin - The Manufacture Of Religious...

    George, Cherian
    (9922521)

    How right-wing political entrepreneurs around the world use religious offense -- both given and taken -- to mobilize supporters and marginalize opponents.In the United States, elements of the religious right fuel fears of an existential Islamic...

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  • Reinventing Los Angeles - Nature And...

    Gottlieb, Robert
    (9921889)

    Describes how water politics, cars and freeways, and immigration and globalization have shaped Los Angeles, and how innovative social movements are working to make a more livable and sustainable city.Los Angeles--the place without a sense of place,...

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  • Solutions Manual To Accompany Intermediate...

    Hashimzade, Nigar
    (9921826)

    A solutions manual for all 582 exercises in the second edition of Intermediate Public Economics.A solutions manual for all 582 exercises in the second edition of Intermediate Public Economics.

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  • The Globalization Of Clean Energy Technology...

    Gallagher, Kelly Sims
    (9922391)

    An examination of barriers that impede and incentives that motivate the global development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies, with case studies from China. The development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies have become...

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  • The Greenest Nation? - A New History Of...

    Uekotter, Frank
    (9921680)

    An account of German environmentalism that shows the influence of the past on today's environmental decisions.Germany enjoys an enviably green reputation. Environmentalists in other countries applaud its strict environmental laws, its world-class...

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  • New York For Sale - Community Planning...

    Angotti, Tom
    (9921968)

    How community-based planning has challenged the powerful real estate industry in New York City.Remarkably, grassroots-based community planning flourishes in New York City -- the self-proclaimed 'real estate capital of the world' -- with at least...

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  • The State And The Global Ecological Crisis

    Barry, John
    (9922685)

    Countering the current view of many environmental activists that sovereign nations cannot provide effective environmental governance, The State and the Global Ecological Crisis offers analyses and case studies that explore the prospects for...

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  • New Earth Politics - Essays From The...

    Nicholson, Simon
    (9921965)

    Prominent scholars and practitioners consider the role of global environmental politics in the face of increasing environmental stress.Humanity's collective impact on the Earth is vast. The rate and scale of human-driven environmental destruction is...

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  • Fighting Words - Language Policy And Ethnic...

    Brown, Michael E
    (9922466)

    Language policy is a sensitive issue in most countries. In countries where more than one language is spoken -- the vast majority -- language policies affect the ability of individuals and groups to participate in government, to be treated fairly by...

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  • Global Commons, Domestic Decisions - The...

    Harrison, Kathryn
    (9921677)

    Comparative case studies and analyses of the influence of domestic politics on countries' climate change policies and Kyoto ratification decisions.Climate change represents a 'tragedy of the commons' on a global scale, requiring the cooperation of...

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