Category Archives: Political Science

The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism

The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects: Communism; History / General; History / Europe … Continue reading

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Reconsidering McDonald v. Chicago: How the 14th Amendment Obliges States to Protect the Fundamental Right to Bear Arms

For decades, debate has raged over whether the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects the individual right to keep and bear arms. In its landmark 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the … Continue reading

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The Military Balance 2010

The Military Balance is the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 170 countries worldwide. It is an essential resource for those involved in security policymaking, analysis and research. The book is … Continue reading

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The Global Grapevine: Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter

Far from mere idle tales, rumors are a valuable window into our anxieties and fears. Rumors let us talk as a community about some very inflammatory issues–issues that may be embarrassing or disturbing to discuss-allowing us to act as if … Continue reading

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Fuel Oxygenates (The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry / Water Pollution)

This book deals mainly with the problems associated with the contamination of groundwater by MTBE and TBA, but ETBE is also considered. The book, written by recognized specialists in the field, is organized in sections covering state-of-the-art analytical methods, including … Continue reading

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Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990 Finland was the first country to introduce … Continue reading

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Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: Sources, Fate, Effects and Risks

Following the success of the first edition, this pioneering study of pharmaceuticals in the environment has been updated and greatly extended. It includes the status of research on pharmaceuticals in soil, with attention to terrestrial and aquatic environments as well … Continue reading

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State and Local Fiscal Policy: Thinking Outside the Box? (Studies in Fiscal Federalism and State-Local Finance)

The last few decades have presented a new set of challenges and opportunities for public finances. Demographic trends have put substantial pressure on non-discretionary public expenditures such as health care, while legal challenges have put pressure on education financing. The … Continue reading

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The Earth’s Atmosphere: Its Physics and Dynamics

The book entitled “Atmospheric science and Global Warming” coversa wide area of the atmospheric science, focussing particularly on those physical and dynamical aspects of our environment which tend to create heat sources and sinks in the earth-atmosphere system and which … Continue reading

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Causes of War

Written by leading scholars in the field, Causes of War provides the first comprehensive analysis of the leading theories relating to the origins of both interstate and civil wars. Utilizes historical examples to illustrate individual theories throughout Includes an analysis … Continue reading

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