Download E-books A Troubled Peace: U.S. Policy and the Two Koreas PDF

By Chae-Jin Lee

In A Peace, Professor Chae-Jin Lee reports the vicissitudes of U.S. coverage towards South and North Korea when you consider that 1948 whilst rival regimes have been put in at the Korean peninsula. He explains the continually altering nature of U.S.-Korea family through discussing the ambitions the USA has looked for Korea, the ways that those ambitions were articulated, and the tools used to enforce them.

Using a cautious research of declassified diplomatic files, basic fabrics in English, Korean, jap, and chinese language, and large interviews with American and Korean officers, Lee attracts consciousness to a few components that experience affected U.S. coverage: the capabilities of U.S. safeguard coverage in Korea, the position of the USA in South Korea's political democratization, President Clinton's coverage of positive engagement towards North Korea, President Bush's hegemonic coverage towards North Korea, and the hexagonal linkages one of the usa, China, Japan, Russia, and the 2 Koreas.

Drawing on strategies of containment, deterrence, engagement, preemption, and appeasement, Lee's balanced and considerate process finds the frustrations of all gamers of their makes an attempt to reach at a modicum of coexistence. His goal, complete, and definitive research finds a dynamic―and enormously complex―series of relationships underpinning a afflicted and tenuous peace.

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Download E-books The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade. New Preface and Epilogue with Updates on Economic Issues and Main Characters PDF

The keys to international enterprise good fortune, as taught through a T-shirt's journey

The Travels of a T-Shirt within the international Economy is a critically-acclaimed narrative that illuminates the globalization debates and divulges the main components to good fortune in worldwide company. Tracing a T-shirt's existence tale from a Texas cotton box to a chinese language manufacturing facility and again to a U.S. storefront earlier than arriving on the used garments marketplace in Africa, the publication uncovers the political and monetary forces at paintings within the international economic system. alongside the way in which, this interesting exploration addresses a wealth of compelling questions on politics, alternate, economics, ethics, and the impression of historical past on modern company panorama. This new printing of the second one version incorporates a revised preface and a brand new epilogue with updates via 2014 at the humans, industries, and regulations on the topic of the T-shirt's existence story.

Using an easy, daily T-shirt as a lens in which to discover the enterprise, financial, ethical, and political complexities of globalization in a ancient context, Travels encapsulates a few advanced matters right into a unmarried identifiable item that might ring a bell with readers as they:

  • Investigate the assets of sustained aggressive virtue in numerous industries
  • Examine the worldwide monetary and political forces that designate exchange patters among countries
  • Analyze complicated ethical concerns relating to globalization and foreign business
  • Discover the significance of cultural and human components in overseas trade

This tale of an easy product illuminates the numerous complicated concerns which businesspeople, policymakers, and international electorate are touched by way of each day.

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Download E-books Slovenia: Evolving Loyalties (Postcommunist States and Nations) PDF

By John K. Cox

A transparent and concise advent to modern Slovenia. It examines the country's swift transition from a suite of provinces within the southern a part of the Habsburg Empire, to a republic inside of Yugoslavia, to an self sufficient nation and analyzes the foremost political and fiscal advancements when you consider that 1991. definitely the right advent to 1 of Europe's so much attention-grabbing international locations.

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Download E-books Between the Rule of Power and the Power of Rule (International Relations Studies) PDF

By Staden, A.

The publication discusses various types of global order, conventional and glossy. Any useful software of the concept that at factor could be suffering from the present energy constitution, and to some extent, mirror it. the truth of yankee preeminence on the planet at the present time should be reconciled with the call for for overseas legitimacy.

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Download E-books Transnational Classes and International Relations (RIPE Series in Global Political Economy) PDF

A thrilling and unique research of the improvement of capitalist periods, akin to the Freemasons, that pass nationwide obstacles within the worldwide political financial system. This leading edge e-book focuses on:
* an ancient point of view on category formation below capitalism and its transnational integration
* diplomacy among the English-speaking centre of capital and successive contender states.
The writer develops a broad-ranging and thorough realizing of sophistication within the strategy of globalization. He does so inside of numerous theoretical frameworks laying off a lot gentle in this vital subject.

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Download E-books America in the World: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations since 1941 PDF

By Frank Costigliola, Michael J. Hogan

This quantity comprises historiographical surveys of yank international kin for the reason that 1941 by means of the various country's best historians. a number of the essays supply sweeping overviews of the most important traits within the box of foreign/international kin historical past. Others survey the literature on US kinfolk with specific areas of the area or at the international regulations of presidential administrations. the result's a accomplished evaluation of the historic literature on US overseas coverage that highlights contemporary advancements within the box.

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Download E-books Risk and Presidential Decision-making: The Emergence of Foreign Policy Crises (Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy) PDF

By Trenta Luca

This booklet goals at gauging no matter if the character folks overseas coverage decision-making has replaced after the chilly struggle as substantially as a wide physique of literature turns out to signify, and develops a brand new framework to interpret presidential decision-making in overseas coverage. It locates the examine of danger in US overseas coverage in a much broader highbrow panorama that pulls on modern debates in historiography, diplomacy and Presidential studies.

Based on advancements within the health and wellbeing and atmosphere literature, the e-book identifies the President because the final risk-manager, demonstrating how a President is termed to accomplish a fragile balancing act among dangers at the domestic/political facet and hazards at the strategic/international part. each choice represents a ‘risk vs. danger trade-off,’ during which the administration of 1 ‘target probability’ results in the improvement ‘countervailing risks.’ The ebook applies this framework to the learn 3 significant crises in US overseas coverage: the Cuban Missile challenge, the seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979, and the bloodbath at Srebrenica in 1995. every one case-study effects from huge archival study and over twenty interviews with policymakers and lecturers, together with former President Jimmy Carter and previous Senator Bob Dole.

This ebook is perfect for postgraduate researchers and lecturers in US overseas coverage, international coverage decision-making and the USA Presidency in addition to Departments and Institutes facing the learn of danger within the social sciences.  The case experiences may also be of serious use to undergraduate students. 

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Download E-books Von der Deutschlandpolitik zur DDR-Politik?: Prämissen · Probleme · Perspektiven (German Edition) PDF

By Wilhelm Bruns

Es gibt keinen Politikbereich, der uber Jahre hinweg konstant so hohes Interesse beansprucht, der aber zugleich wie kaum ein an derer durch ein Gemisch von verstandlichen Emotionen, unge rechtfertigten KenntnisdefIziten und zum Teil gefahrlichen Wunschbildern gekennzeichnet ist wie die deutsch-deutschen Be ziehungen. Bei jeder Wurdigung der deutsch-deutschen Beziehungen geht es um die drei grossen P's: Pramissen i. S. von Grundlagen und Rah menbedingungen, Probleme und Perspektiven. Dieser Dreiklang wird nicht selten zum Missklang, wenn bei spielsweise perspektivisch manche Wunschbilder gemalt werden, ohne dass die Pramissen mit einbezogen werden. Zur Pramissenfrage: Auf welchen politischen und rechtlichen Grundlagen beruhen die deutsch-deutschen Beziehungen? In wel chem Rahmen haben sie sich entwickelt und sind sie entwickelbar? Gibt es so etwas wie konstante und variable Bestimmungsfaktoren? Wie sieht der Problemhaushalt deutsch-deutscher Beziehun gen aus? was once ist davon regelbar? was once ist verhandlungstahig? used to be entzieht sich der Verhandlungstahigkeit? Gibt es so etwas wie Er folgsbedingungen deutsch-deutscher Politik? Bei der Frage nach den Perspektiven geht es um folgendes: used to be ist das Ziel, was once sind die Etappen deutsch-deutscher Politik? Geht es letztlich um eine Normalisierungs-oder um eine Wieder vereinigungsperspektive? Geht es um Teilung oder um Trennung? Sind wir in einer scenario, in der wir von der Deutschlandpolitik zur DDR-Politik finden mussen? In den deutsch-deutschen Beziehungen ist manches klarungs bedurftig."

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Download E-books Geopolitics of European Union Enlargement: The Fortress Empire (Routledge Research in Transnationalism) PDF

By Warwick Armstrong, James Anderson

Under the effect of speeded up globalization, transnational integration and overseas safeguard issues, the geopolitics of Europe's borders and border areas has develop into a space of severe curiosity. The innovative growth of the european has situated its borders on the center of contemporary discussions at the altering nature of the ecu, the which means of 'Europe' and what constitutional form a extra politically unified Europe may possibly take.

With expansion, the european needs to tricky concepts to cope with a fiercely aggressive international - and to construct fortress-like defences opposed to perceived tensions bobbing up from larger cultural blending and threats equivalent to terrorism. The authors building up an imperative photo of the EU's inner and exterior borders and borderlands to bare the strategies of re-bordering and social swap at the moment occurring in Europe. They discover concerns comparable to safeguard, immigration, fiscal improvement and altering social and political attitudes, in addition to the EU's family members with the Islamic international and different global powers. The ebook embraces an array of disciplinary, ideological and theoretical views, delivering specific case reports of alternative border areas and the worries of the neighborhood population, whereas conducting broader discussions of advancements throughout Europe, kingdom rules and the EU's kin with neighbouring states.

Geopolitics of eu Union Enlargement could be of key curiosity to scholars and researchers within the fields of ecu politics, geography, foreign experiences, sociology and anthropology.

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Download E-books Routledge Handbook of Public Policy PDF

By Eduardo Araral, Scott Fritzen, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh, Xun Wu

This instruction manual presents a accomplished worldwide survey of the coverage strategy. Written via a great line up of extraordinary students and practitioners, the guide covers all points of the coverage method including:

  • Theory – from rational option to the hot institutionalism
  • Frameworks – community thought, advocacy coalition and improvement models
  • Key phases within the approach – formula, implementation and evaluation
  • Agenda environment and determination making
  • The roles of key actors and institutions

This is a useful source for all students, graduate scholars and practitioners in public coverage and coverage analysis.

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