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Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust

Darrell M. West - Political Science - 2014 - 258 pages
Meet the Billionaires: the 1,645 men and women who control a massive share of global assets worth $6.5 trillion. Darrell West reveals what the other 99.99998% of us need to ...
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The Ruling Elite of Singapore: Networks of Power and Influence

Michael D. Barr - Political Science - 2014 - 224 pages
Michael Barr explores the complex and covert networks of power at work in one of the world's most prosperous countries – the city-state of Singapore. He argues that the ...
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Conflict, Democratization, and the Kurds in the Middle East: Turkey, Iran ...

David Romano, Mehmet Gurses - Political Science - 2014 - 336 pages
In Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria, central governments historically pursued mono-nationalist ideologies and repressed Kurdish identity. As evidenced by much unrest and a great ...
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The Ruling Elite of Singapore: Networks of Power and Influence

Michael D. Barr - Political Science - 2014 - 224 pages
Michael Barr explores the complex and covert networks of power at work in one of the world's most prosperous countries – the city-state of Singapore. He argues that the ...
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Rule-breakers – Why ‘Being There’ Trumps ‘Being Fair’ in Ireland: Uncovering ...

Niamh Hourigan - History - 2015 - 240 pages
Ireland is a nation on a value system that equates ‘being good’ with ‘being there for each other’. As a society we favour ‘minding our own’ over ‘doing what we’re told’. So far ...
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Electoral Democracy

Michael MacKuen, George Rabinowitz - Political Science - 2003 - 351 pages
Electoral Democracy pushes the boundaries of our current understanding of democratic politics and government. Some of the most distinguished scholars in the discipline were ...
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War on the Middle Class: How the Government, Big Business, and Special ...

Lou Dobbs - Political Science - 2006 - 288 pages
Lou Dobbs's bestselling exposť of the silent assault on the living standards of ordinary Americans Millions of TV viewers have known Lou Dobbs for years as the Walter Cronkite ...
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Crafting Citizenship: Negotiating Tensions in Modern Society

Menno Hurenkamp, Evelien Tonkens, Jan Willem Duyvendak - Social Science - 2012 - 184 pages
According to politics and the media, immigration and individualization are driving citizens apart but in neighbourhoods social life is often thriving, depending on the talents ...
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Class Inequality in Austerity Britain: Power, Difference and Suffering

Will Atkinson, Steven Roberts, Mike Savage - Social Science - 2012 - 208 pages
When the Coalition Government came to power in 2010 in claimed it would deliver not just austerity, as necessary as that apparently was, but also fairness. This volume subjects ...
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Controversies in Policy Research: critical analysis for a new era of ...

Stephanie Petrie - Political Science - 2013 - 272 pages
As a result of the impact of neo-liberal economics and the financial crisis on policy development and implementation, economic and social divides are widening and deepening ...
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