Human Rights In Nigeria S External Relations

Author: Philip Aka
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498533566
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Nigeria is known as the “giant of Africa” because of its natural and human resources, but it remains unstable because of human rights violations. This book is an argument for the application of human rights in Nigeria’s external relations, complete with a set of human rights–sensitive strategies for achieving that application.

Global Studies Research

Author: Pamela A. Zeiser
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1506396275
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Global Studies Research is a research methods textbook designed for interdisciplinary International Studies majors and their faculty. The textbook introduces interdisciplinarity, provides basic building blocks of relevant disciplinary knowledge, explains a process for integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines, and models this interdisciplinary International Studies Research Process in its presentation of the case studies.

Understanding Politics Ideas Institutions And Issues

Author: Thomas M. Magstadt
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305156250
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Politics is a gateway to a broader and better understanding of human nature, society, and the world. This idea has inspired each edition of UNDERSTANDING POLITICS: IDEAS, INSTITUTIONS, AND ISSUES. Thomas Magstadt's book provides in-depth coverage of contemporary political issues and calls attention to the more enduring underlying questions. With its intense, engaging politics are pertinent theme and current, cutting-edge coverage, the Eleventh Edition will fascinate you with its coverage of three fundamental premises: 1) politics is a pervasive force in modern society; 2) government is too critically important to be left in the hands of a few; and 3) everyone has both the opportunity and the obligation to participate in public life in a democracy. The Eleventh Edition focuses on such vital concepts as democracy, dictatorship, citizenship, voting behavior, elections, leadership, ideologies, war, revolution, world politics, and public policy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding The Political World

Author: James N. Danziger
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 9780321216106
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Introducing the reader to politics, Danziger's rich, comparative perspective illuminates how politics works in countries across the world. Politics and Knowledge; Political Beliefs; Political Actions; Influences on Beliefs and Actions; States and Nations; Political Institutions; Political Economy; Politics and Knowledge; Change and Political Development; Political Violence; Politics Between States; The More Developed Countries; The Developing Countries; How to Do Political Analysis. Anyone interested in understanding how government and politics works across the world.

Conservative Party Politicians At The Turn Of The 20th 21st Centuries Their Attitudes Behaviour And Background

Author: Dr Nigel Gervas Meek
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1471700801
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Using data collected from one of the most comprehensive quantitative surveys of its type, "Conservative party politicians at the turn of the 20th/21st centuries" offers an authoritative insight into the behaviour, background and attitudes of Conservative politicians in England, Scotland and Wales at all levels from local councillors to MPs, Peers and MEPs.

The Challenge Of Politics

Author: Douglas W. Simon
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1544305974
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This updated Sixth Edition of The Challenge of Politics enables you to see how the subfields of political science converge around a set of crucial questions, such as “Can we as citizens and students articulate and defend a view of the good political life and its guiding political values?” “Can we bring political wisdom to bear on judgments about politics and public issues?” and “Can we develop a science of politics to help us understand significant political phenomena—the empirical realities of politics?” Balancing lessons of classic and contemporary theory with contemporary politics and empirical study, the book equips you with the tools you need to explore the impact of philosophy and ideology, recognize major forms of government, evaluate empirical findings, and understand how policy issues directly affect people’s lives. This Sixth Edition includes a brand-new chapter on American Politics and Government and updated content on recent international events.

Comparative Government And Politics

Author: Rod Hague
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137528389
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This is a thoroughly revised and updated tenth edition of the classic text in the field of comparative politics. Now co-authored by John McCormick, this comprehensive and lively text continues to introduce students to the key concepts, approaches and arguments that will enable them to successfully compare the fundamentals, structures and processes of political systems across the globe. Taking full account of the institutions of government and the different political cultures that both influence and are impacted by political developments, the authors offer detailed analysis of democracies and authoritarian regimes. This edition includes a much wider range of international case studies, particularly expanded to include more from Latin America and Africa and to reflect the emerging powers on the world stage. The book is also newly supported by a variety of carefully designed supporting features: • Spotlights on individual countries offer profiles of the different types of political systems around the world • Chapter Previews, Overviews, Key Arguments, Discussion Questions and Further Reading help consolidate knowledge • New Focus boxes give more insight into important issues discussed in the text • Key Concepts are defined throughout the text in a concise and easily digestible style. This renowned text is the essential, and accessible, introduction to the study of comparative politics for students of political science everywhere.

An Introduction To Political Science

Author: Robert J. Jackson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780130083456
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This text is suited for Introduction to Political Science courses taught at universities and colleges across Canada.In this fourth edition of An Introduction to Political Science: Comparative and World Politics, students are introduced to politics and government through a comparative lens with a Canadian emphasis. Canadian content has been increased throughout the text, and material has been updated to address such contemporary topics as globalization and the September 11 terrorist attacks. The text can be used in either a relevant one-semester or full-year course, both of which are offered by universities and colleges in Political Science and Public Administration departments.