Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations

Author: Martin Griffiths,MARTIN AUTOR GRIFFITHS,Terry O'Callaghan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415162289

Category: Political Science

Page: 281

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A unique and comprehensive overview of the key thinkers in international relations in the twentieth century. From Lenin and Kissinger, to emerging thinkers in feminism, historical sociology and the study of nationalism.
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Fifty Key Thinkers on Development

Author: David Simon

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415337908

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 301

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The essential guide to the world's most influential development thinkers, this authoritative text presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies. Reflecting the diverse, interdisciplinary nature of the area, the book includes entries on: * modernisers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow * dependencistas such as Frank, Cardoso and Amin * progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten * political leaders enunciating radical alternative visions of development, such as Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere * progenitors of religiously or spiritually inspired development, such as Gandhi and Ariyaratne * development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva. This is a fascinating and readable introduction to the major figures that have shaped the field, ideal for anyone studying or working in the area.
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Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology

Author: Noel Sheehy,Alexandra Forsythe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134704941

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

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Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology introduces the life, thought and work of some of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed modern psychology. It features accessibly written and fully cross-referenced entries on such figures as: Sigmund Freud, Noam Chomsky, Carl Jung, Ivan Pavlov, Jean Piaget, Anne Anastasi, Konrad Lorenz, Hans Eysenck and William James. This fascinating and informative guide is an invaluable resource for those studying, working in, or who simply want to find out more about psychology.
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Fifty Key Thinkers on Globalization

Author: William Coleman,Alina Sajed

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136163948

Category: Political Science

Page: 264

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Fifty Key Thinkers on Globalization is an outstanding guide to often-encountered thinkers whose ideas have shaped, defined and influenced this new and rapidly growing field. The authors clearly and lucidly survey the life, work and impact of fifty of the most important theorists of globalization including: Manuel Castells Joseph Stiglitz David Held Jan Aart Scholte Each thinker’s contribution to the field is evaluated and assessed, and each entry includes a helpful guide to further reading. Fully cross-referenced throughout, this remarkable reference guide is essential reading for students of politics and international relations, economics, sociology, history, anthropology and literary studies.
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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

Author: Paul R. Bartrop,Steven L. Jacobs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136931384

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar’s background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, and analyse each thinker’s contributions to the field. Key figures discussed range from historians and philosophers, to theologians, anthropologists, art historians and sociologists, including: Hannah Arendt Christopher Browning Primo Levi Raphael Lemkin Jacques Sémelin Saul Friedländer Samantha Power Hans Mommsen Emil Fackenheim Helen Fein Adam Jones Ben Kiernan. A thoughtful collection of groundbreaking thinkers, this book is an ideal resource for academics, students, and all those interested in both the emerging and rapidly evolving field of Genocide Studies and the established field of Holocaust Studies.
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Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century British Politics

Author: Keith Layborn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134588739

Category: History

Page: 256

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This guidebook provides a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history. Reflecting the changes within British society and politics over the past century, the entries chart the development of key contemporary issues such as women's rights, immigration and the emergence of New Labour. Figures covered include: * Winston Churchill * Tony Blair * Emmeline Pankhurst * David Lloyd George * Margaret Thatcher * John Maynard Keynes * Enoch Powell * Barbara Castle With cross-referenced entries and helpful suggestions for further reading, this book is an essential guide for all those with an interest in understanding the dominating issues of modern British politics.
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Fifty Major Political Thinkers

Author: Ian Adams,R.W. Dyson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134586361

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

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Fifty Major Political Thinkers introduces the lives and ideas of some of the most influential figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide a fascinating introduction to the major figures and schools of thought that have shaped contemporary politics, including: Aristotle Simone de Beauvoir Michel Foucault Mohandas Gandhi Jurgen Habermas Machiavelli Karl Marx Thomas Paine Jean-Jacques Rousseau Mary Wollstonecraft. Fully cross-referenced and including a glossary of theoretical terms, this wide-ranging and accessible book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the evolution and history of contemporary political thought.
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Fifty Key Figures in Management

Author: Centre for Leadership Studies University of Exeter Business School Morgen Witzel,Morgen Witzel

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415369770

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 319

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Provides an understanding of the core elements of mangagement by profiling the lives and work of fifty important business figures, including Bill Gates, J.P. Morgan, and Jack Welch.
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Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
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Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches

Author: Neville Morley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134709838

Category: History

Page: 256

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Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches is a sourcebook of writings on ancient history. It presents over 500 of the most important stimulating and provocative arguments by modern writers on the subject, and as such constitutes an invaluable reference resource. The first section deals with different aspects of life in the ancient world, such as democracy, imperialism, slavery and sexuality, while the second section covers the ideas of key ancient historians and other writers on classical antiquity. Overall this book offers an invaluable introduction to the most important ideas, theories and controversies in ancient history, and a thought-provoking survey of the range of views and approaches to the subject.
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