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The Oxford companion to politics of the world

Author: Joel Krieger; Margaret E Crahan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Discusses international affairs, political institutions and leaders, historical development, and sources of political change and conflict throughout the world.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Krieger; Margaret E Crahan
ISBN: 0195117395 9780195117394 9780199891160 0199891168
OCLC Number: 45172967
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xxxi, 1018 pages : maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Affirmative action / Glenn C. Lowry, Lani Guinier --
Censorship / Lee Bollinger, Jeremy A. Rabkin --
The limits of liberal democracy / Francis Fukuyama, Milton Fisk --
The future of entitlements / Theodore R. Marmor, Jerry L. Mashaw, Peter G. Peterson --
Sustainable development / Jens Martens, Klaus Schilder, Björn Stigson --
The United Nations / Lloyd Axworthy, John R. Bolton --
Class and politics / Erik Olin Wright --
Comparative politics / Philippe C. Schmitter --
Democracy / David Held --
Development and underdevelopment / Claude Ake. Environmentalism / Nazli Choucri --
Equality and inequality / J. Roland Pennock --
Ethnicity / Okwudiba Nnoli --
Gender and politics / Cynthia H. Enloe --
Globalization / David Held, Anthony McGrew --
Humanitarian intervention / Assis V. Malaquias --
International law / Antonio Cassese, Andrew Clapham --
International relations / James N. Rosenau --
Marxism / August H. Nimtz, Jr. --
Media and politics / Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Sean Aday --
Modernity / Zygmunt Bauman --
Nationalism / Benedict R. O'Gorman Anderson. Political parties and party competition / Kay Lawson --
Political science / Lucian W. Pye --
Race and racism / John Solomos, Les Back --
Religion and politics / Ninian Smart --
Revolution / Jack A. Goldstone --
Socialism and social democracy / Adam Przeworski --
War / Jacek Kugler.
Responsibility: editor in chief, Joel Krieger ; editors, Margaret E. Crahan [and others].
Local System Bib Number:
u189690

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A one-volume, A-Z encyclopedia designed as a comprehensive resource for understanding the complex terrain of world affairs.  Read more...
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