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The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

- 46,90 €
(Livres anglais et étrangers)
Of the many functions of the welfare state, two are particularly prominent: the 'Robin Hood' function - the provision of poverty relief, the redistribution of income and wealth, and the reduction of social exclusion; and the 'piggy bank' function - ensuring mechanisms for insurance and for redistribution over the life cycle. The piggy-bank function, unlike the redistributive purpose of the ...
Rubrique(s) : Debt & Deficits | Economics | Business & Investing | Subjects | Livres anglais et étrangers | Public Finance | Theory | Popular Economics

Gladio, NATO's Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis (English Edition)

- 5,49 €
(Livres anglais et étrangers)
Latest version, 2nd edition, updated 2015. In this groundbreaking work of investigative journalism, Richard Cottrell lays bare a web of evil in high places.GLADIO reveals the story of mayhem and murder, of corruption and subversion, behind NATO's secret "alliance" against decency and democracy.Masquerading as a rear guard against Soviet invaders, NATO's covert forces warped into psychological and ...
Rubrique(s) : Poverty | Current Events | Nonfiction | Politics | Social Sciences | Linguistics | Words & Language | Reference

North Korea, Iran and the Challenge to International Order: A Comparative Perspective

- 25,00 €
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This book examines and compares the political situations in North Korea and Iran, and the contemporary security challenges posed by their illicit nuclear aspirations. While government officials, including a series of American presidents, strategic policy documents and outside analysts have repeatedly noted that North Korea and Iran occupy a similar challenge, the commonality has largely been left ...
Rubrique(s) : Debt & Deficits | Economics | Business & Investing | Ebooks en anglais | Ebooks en langues étrangères | Public Finance | Theory | Popular Economics

The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times

- 6,74 €
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When, in 1997, the International Atomic Energy Agency unanimously elected Mohamed ElBaradei as its next Director General, few observers could have forecast the dramatic role he would play over the next 12 years. Certainly, the stage onto which Dr. ElBaradei stepped - featuring Saddam Hussein's Iraq, Kim Jong-Il's North Korea, Muammar al-Gaddafi's Libya, and the Islamic Republic of Iran - gave ...
Rubrique(s) : Ebooks Kindle | Poverty | Current Events | Nonfiction | Politics | Social Sciences | Linguistics | Words & Language

Before We Go To War With China And North Korea: The Unmastered Lessons Of America's Wars Against Confucian Asia, From Pearl Harbor To The Fall Of Saigon (English Edition)

- 5,52 €
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Essential reading for those concerned about Trump?s AmericaA war with China and North Korea is not inevitable, but neither is an American victory should such a war come. To prepare Americans for all eventualities, we might want to learn more about how East Asians think and fight.In such matters of grave seriousness, our past may become our prologue. We have engaged in five wars with Confucian Asia ...
Rubrique(s) : Reference | Military | History | Terrorism | Military | History | Terrorism | Asia

Anti-Arab Racism in the USA: Where It Comes From and What It Means For Politics Today

- 7,78 €
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Awarded a 2007 Myers Outstanding Book Award."A sobering analysis of anti-Arab racism, from neo-conservative to liberal, rooted in America's settler colonial past and seeping into every corner of our lives. Steven Salaita takes the reader into the crisis of Arab-American communities in the wake of 9/11. Written with passion, this lucid account of the dangers of American imperialism paints a dark ...
Rubrique(s) : Middle East | Arms Control | Relations | International | Asia | Middle East | Arms Control | Relations

The Theory of the Leisure Class

- 5,00 €
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In The Theory of the Leisure Class, his first and best-known work, Thorstein Veblen challenges some of society's most cherished standards of behavior and, with devastating wit and satire, exposes the hollowness of many of our canons of taste, education, dress, and culture.Veblen uses the leisure class as his example because it is this class that sets the standards followed by every level of ...
Rubrique(s) : International | Civil Rights & Liberties | Discrimination & Racism | Ethnic Studies | Special Groups | Minority Studies | Civil Rights & Liberties | Discrimination & Racism

Class and Politics in Contemporary Social Science: Marxism Lite and Its Blind Spot for Culture

- 22,92 €
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Dick Houtman argues that neither authoritarianism nor libertarianism can be explained by class or economic background, but rather by position in the cultural domain-- what he calls cultural capital. Although he examines all of the statistics and arguments of the conventional approaches with care and concern, Houtman convincingly demonstrates that the conclusions drawn from earlier studies are ...
Rubrique(s) : Ethnic Studies | Special Groups | Minority Studies | Women's Studies | Women's Studies | Reference | Class | Sociology

While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within

- 9,34 €
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The struggle for the soul of Europe today is every bit as dire and consequential as it was in the 1930s. Then, in Weimar, Germany, the center did not hold, and the light of civilization nearly went out. Today, the continent has entered yet another ?Weimar moment.? Will Europeans rise to the challenge posed by radical Islam, or will they cave in once again to the extremists?As an American living in ...
Rubrique(s) : Communication | Sociology | Reference | Communication | Islamic | World | Social Policy | Government

Meltdown: The Inside Story of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis

- 5,99 €
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When George W. Bush took office in 2001, North Korea's nuclear program was frozen and Kim Jong Il had signaled he was ready to negotiate. Today, North Korea possesses as many as ten nuclear warheads, and possibly the means to provide nuclear material to rogue states or terrorist groups. How did this happen?Drawing on more than two hundred interviews with key players in Washington, Seoul, Tokyo, ...
Rubrique(s) : Freedom & Security | Ideologies | Emigration & Immigration | Political Science | Islam | Religion & Spirituality | Church & State | Religious Studies

When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, 2nd Edition

- 19,99 €
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Hurricane Katrina and 9/11 have made Americans farmore aware of the need to be prepared for the unexpected.Matthew Stein?s comprehensive guide to sustainable living skills gives you the tools you need to fend for yourself and your family in times of emergency or disaster.It also goes a step further, giving sound instructions on how to become self-reliant in seemingly stable timesand for the long ...
Rubrique(s) : Health, Mind & Body | Subjects | Livres anglais et étrangers | Reference | How-to & Home Improvements | Home & Garden | Disaster Relief | Current Events

Jihadi Culture on the World Wide Web

- 24,26 €
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This volume examines "jihadi" content on the Internet by drawing on both Arabic and English primary source materials. After examining this content as digital media, the work looks at how it is productively consumed by online communities, including how "jihadi" individuals construct themselves online and how jihadism is practiced and represented as an online activity. The work also discusses the ...
Rubrique(s) : Nonfiction | Social Sciences | Instructional | Hiking & Camping | Outdoors & Nature | Reference | Health, Mind & Body | Ebooks en anglais

Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform

- 24,06 €
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It's hard to imagine discussing welfare policy without discussing race, yet all too often this uncomfortable factor is avoided or simply ignored. Sometimes the relationship between welfare and race is treated as so self-evident as to need no further attention; equally often, race in the context of welfare is glossed over, lest it raise hard questions about racism in American society as a whole. ...
Rubrique(s) : Ebooks en langues étrangères | Ebooks Kindle | Catégories | Reference | How-to & Home Improvements | Home & Garden | Disaster Relief | Current Events

Insecure at Last: Losing It in Our Security-Obsessed World

- 8,03 €
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?Why has all this focus on security made me feel so much more insecure? Nothing is secure. And this is the good news. But only if you are not seeking security as the point of your life.??Eve EnslerWhen her stage play The Vagina Monologues became a runaway hit and an international sensation, Eve Ensler emerged as a powerful voice and champion for women everywhere. Now the brilliant playwright gives ...
Rubrique(s) : Nonfiction | Social Sciences | Instructional | Hiking & Camping | Outdoors & Nature | Reference | Terrorism | Freedom & Security

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty (English Edition)

- 6,99 €
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Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these questions from the ground. In a book the Wall Street Journal called “marvelous, rewarding,? the authors tell how the stress of living on less than ...
Rubrique(s) : Politics | Relations | International | Terrorism | Relations | International | Politics | Freedom & Security

Jihad as Grand Strategy: Islamist Militancy, National Security, and the Pakistani State

- 15,51 €
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Islamist militants based in Pakistan have played a major role in terrorism around the world and pose a significant threat to regional and international security. Although the Pakistan-militant connection has received widespread attention only in recent years, it is not a new phenomenon. Pakistan has, since its inception in the wake of World War II, used Islamist militants to wage jihad in order to ...
Rubrique(s) : United States | Americas | History | Poverty | Minority Studies | Special Groups | African-American Studies | Rhetoric

Extreme Right Wing Political Violence and Terrorism

- 19,73 €
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In this collection, senior experts explore all aspects of extreme right wing political violence, from the nature of the threat, processes of engagement, and ideology to the lessons that can be drawn from exiting such engagement. Further, right wing activism and political violence are compared with Jihadi violence and engagement. Also, the European experience is placed within a greater framework, ...
Rubrique(s) : Words & Language | United States | Americas | History | Poverty | African-American Studies | Special Groups | Minority Studies

Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror

- 7,38 €
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Is the West to blame for failing Uganda?In this powerful story of Uganda and its war-torn neighbors in eastern and central Africa, journalist Helen Epstein chronicles how America's naïve dealings with African strongmen and single-minded focus on the War on Terror have themselves becomes sources of terror, short-circuiting the power Ugandans might otherwise have over their own destinies.More than ...
Rubrique(s) : Rhetoric | Words & Language | Political | Leaders & Notable People | Biographies & Memoirs | Memoirs | Self-Help | Civil Rights & Liberties

The Role of Terrorism in Twenty-First-Century Warfare

- 16,67 €
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The role of terrorism in twenty-first-century warfare is a critical reflection on the major armed conflicts occurring during the 1990s and the first decade of the Twenty First Century. Conflicts in Bosnia, Kosovo, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria all involved the use of terrorism by one or more groups. Turning to the future, the book asks what does this mean for violent conflicts yet to ...
Rubrique(s) : Women's Studies | Political | Leaders & Notable People | Biographies & Memoirs | Memoirs | Self-Help | Civil Rights & Liberties | Women's Studies

Myanmar's Enemy Within: Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim 'Other'

- 11,98 €
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For decades Myanmar has been portrayed as a case of goodcitizen versus bad regime ? men in jackboots maintaining a suffocating ruleover a majority Buddhist population beholden to the ideals of non-violence and tolerance.But in recent years this narrative has been upended.In June 2012, violence between Buddhists and Muslims eruptedin western Myanmar, pointing to a growing divide between religious ...
Rubrique(s) : Development & Growth | Economics | Business & Investing | Economic Policy & Development | Popular Economics | Globalization | Development & Growth | Economics

The Peace In Between: Post-War Violence and Peacebuilding

- 27,25 €
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This volume examines the causes and purposes of 'post-conflict' violence.The end of a war is generally expected to be followed by an end to collective violence, as the term ?post-conflict? that came into general usage in the 1990s signifies. In reality, however, various forms of deadly violence continue, and sometimes even increase after the big guns have been silenced and a peace agreement ...
Rubrique(s) : War & Peace | Current Events | Nonfiction | Subjects | Livres anglais et étrangers | Freedom & Security | Politics | Relations

Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

- 5,61 €
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When the landmark Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education was handed down in 1954, many civil rights advocates believed that the decision, which declared public school segregation unconstitutional, would become the Holy Grail of racial justice. Fifty years later, despite its legal irrelevance and the racially separate and educationally ineffective state of public schooling for most ...
Rubrique(s) : International | Violence in Society | Social Sciences | War & Peace | Current Events | Nonfiction | Ebooks en anglais | Ebooks en langues étrangères

Destroying a Nation: The Civil War in Syria

- 8,99 €
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Following the Arab Spring, Syria descended into civil and sectarian conflict. It has since become a fractured warzone which operates as a breeding ground for new terrorist movements including ISIS as well as the root cause of the greatest refugee crisis in modern history. In this book, former Special Envoy of the Netherlands to Syria Nikolaos van Dam explains the recent history of Syria, covering ...
Rubrique(s) : Relations | International | Politics | Freedom & Security | Violence in Society | Social Sciences | United States | Americas

Long Walk To Freedom (Abacus 40th Anniversary) (English Edition)

- 10,99 €
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The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Nelson Mandela became the democratically elected, first black president of the republic of South Africa on 27 April 1994. Long Walk to Freedom is the exhilarating ...
Rubrique(s) : History | Administrative Law | Law | Constitutional Law | Civil Rights & Liberties | United States | Americas | History

Biko: A Life

- 9,24 €
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Steve Biko was an exceptional and inspirational leader, a pivotal figure in South African history. As a leading anti-apartheid activist and thinker, Biko created the Black Consciousness Movement, the grassroots organisation which would mobilise a large proportion of the black urban population. His death in policy custody at the age of just 30 robbed South Africa of one of its most gifted leaders. ...
Rubrique(s) : Constitutional Law | Law | Ebooks Kindle | Administrative Law | Civil Rights & Liberties | Middle East | Islamic | World

Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962

- 8,99 €
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The much-anticipated definitive account of China's Great Famine An estimated thirty-six million Chinese men, women, and children starved to death during China's Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s and early '60s. One of the greatest tragedies of the twentieth century, the famine is poorly understood, and in China is still euphemistically referred to as "the three years of natural disaster." As a ...
Rubrique(s) : Terrorism | Islam | Religion & Spirituality | Middle East | Islamic | World | Terrorism | Islam

Iraq: The Cost of War

- 9,49 €
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Tony Blair's decision to back George W. Bush in his attack on Iraq will go down as a defining moment for Britain. First as Ambassador to the UN, and then as Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK?s highest authority on the ground, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the tumultuous days leading up to the Iraq war and witnessed first-hand its tremendous impact. This extraordinary book is a record of ...
Rubrique(s) : Religion & Spirituality | Political | Leaders & Notable People | Biographies & Memoirs | Africa | Political | Leaders & Notable People | Biographies & Memoirs

Liquid Fear

- 17,30 €
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Modernity was supposed to be the period in human history when the fears that pervaded social life in the past could be left behind and human beings could at last take control of their lives and tame the uncontrolled forces of the social and natural worlds. And yet, at the dawn of the twenty-first century, we live again in a time of fear. Whether its the fear of natural disasters, the fear of ...
Rubrique(s) : Africa | Human Rights | Catégories | Human Rights | China | Asia | Social History | Historical Study

No Go Zones: How Sharia Law Is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

- 14,69 €
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"[A] summer must read." ? SEAN HANNITY, Fox News "[No Go Zones] should be required reading for conservatives, Republicans, liberals, teachers, students, reporters, editors, and activists all alike." ?NIGEL FARAGE, Member of the European ParliamentNo Go Zones. That's what they're called. And while the politically correct try to deny their existence, the shocking reality of these "No Go Zones"?where ...
Rubrique(s) : Disaster Relief | History & Theory | Ideologies | Political Science | China | Asia | Social History | Historical Study

A Letter in the Scroll: Understanding Our Jewish Identity and Exploring the Legacy of the World's Oldest Religion (English Edition)

- 7,47 €
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For too long, Jews have defined themselves in light of the bad things that have happened to them. And it is true that, many times in the course of history, they have been nearly decimated: when the First and Second Temples were destroyed, when the Jews were expelled from Spain, when Hitler proposed his Final Solution. Astoundingly, the Jewish people have survived catastrophe after catastrophe and ...
Rubrique(s) : Disaster Relief | History & Theory | Ideologies | Political Science | Military | Arms Control | Military | Arms Control

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