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FAILED STATES: THE ABUSE OF POWER AND THE ASSAULT ON DEMOCRACY

By: Chomsky, Noam

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000044279

ISBN: 0805082840

Condition: Good


"It's hard to imagine any American reading this book and not seeing his cou ntry in a new, and deeply troubling, light."-The New York Times Book Review The United States has repeatedly asserted its right to intervene militarily against "failed states" around the globe. In this much-anticipated follow- up to his international bestseller Hegemony or Survival, Noam Chomsky turns the tables, showing how the United States itself shares features with othe r fa... View more info

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RED STATE, BLUE STATE, RICH STATE, POOR STATE: WHY AMERICANS VOTE THE WAY T HEY DO

By: Gelman, Andrew

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000044034

ISBN: 069113927X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


On the night of the 2000 presidential election, Americans sat riveted in fr ont of their televisions as polling results divided the nation's map into r ed and blue states. Since then the color divide has become a symbol of a cu lture war that thrives on stereotypes--pickup-driving red-state Republicans who vote based on God, guns, and gays; and elitist, latte-sipping blue-sta te Democrats who are woefully out of touch with heartland values. Red State , Blue State, Rich S... View more info

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THE END OF POWER: FROM BOARDROOMS TO BATTLEFIELDS AND CHURCHES TO STATES, W HY BEING IN CHARGE ISN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE

By: Naim, Moises

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000044070

ISBN: 0465065694

Condition: Near Fine


The provocative bestseller explaining the decline of power in the twenty-fi rst century-in government, business, and beyond Power is shifting-from large, stable armies to loose bands of insrugents, f rom corporate leviathans to nimble start-ups, and from presidential palaces to public squares. But power is also changing, becoming harder to use and easier to lose. In The End of Power, award-winning columnist and former For eign Policy editor Moisés Naím illuminates the... View more info

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THE ACLU VS. AMERICA: EXPOSING THE AGENDA TO REDEFINE MORAL VALUES

By: Osten, Craig

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: B&H Books: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000044008

ISBN: 0805440453

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. As a result of the work of the American Civil Liberties Union and their war on America, we now live in a country where the church has been progressively silenced, parental authority has been undermined, children are less safe, and human life continues to be cheapened-both at birth and death. While the ACLU and its allies in the ... View more info

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PRO: RECLAIMING ABORTION RIGHTS: RECLAIMING ABORTION AS GOOD FOR SOCIETY

By: Pollitt, Katha

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Picador: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000045026

ISBN: 0312620543

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR ABORTION AS A MORAL RIGHT AND SOCIAL GOOD BY A NOTE D FEMINIST AND LONGTIME COLUMNIST FOR THE NATION Forty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, "abortion" is still a wo rd that is said with outright hostility by many, despite the fact that one in three American women will have terminated ... View more info

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THE NEW DEALERS: POWER POLITICS IN THE AGE OF ROOSEVELT

By: Schwarz, Jordan A.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000043967

ISBN: 0679747818

Condition: Very Good


This bold new analysis of the New Deal dramatically revises our vision of t he Roosevelt legacy -- and of the new relation between government and busin ess it made a central fact of American life. With impressive scholarship an d narrative brio, Jordan A. Schwarz persuasively demonstrates that the New Deal's architects sought not merely to save an endangered American capitali sm but to integrate economically underdeveloped regions of the nation withi n the scope of a dyn... View more info

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GLOBALIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS

By: Stiglitz, Joseph E.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000044087

ISBN: 014101038X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This powerful, unsettling book gives us a rare glimpse behind the closed do ors of global financial institutions by the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics. Renowned academic economist Joseph E. Stiglitz served seven y ears in Washington, as chairman of President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers and as chief econom... View more info

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BLOOD AND SILK: POWER AND CONFLICT IN MODERN SOUTHEAST ASIA

By: Vatikiotis, Michael

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000045182

ISBN: 1474602037

Condition: Very Good


'A lively and learned guide to the politics, personalities and conflicts th at are shaping a dynamic group of countries' FINANCIAL TIMES 'A fascinating and many-layered portrait of Southeast Asia' THANT MYINT-U Why are the region's richest countries such as Malaysia riddled with corrup tion? Why do Myanmar, Thailand and the Philippines harbour unresolved viole nt insurgencies? How do deepening religious divisions in Indonesia and Mala ysia and China's growing influence ... View more info