The Peace Corps and Latin America

In the Last Mile of U.S. Foreign Policy

Author: Thomas J. Nisley

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498549454

Category: Political Science

Page: 158

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This book examines the role of the Peace Corps in U.S. foreign policy in Latin America from the 1960s to the present. The Peace Corps is an important tool of U.S. foreign policy that contributes on multiple levels in not only Latin America, but also everywhere the Peace Corps serves.
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Politics and Culture in the Developing World

Author: Richard J Payne,Jamal Nassar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317345479

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

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From decolonization and democratization to religion and gender, Politics and Culture in the Developing World is a comprehensive survey of the global context of development. With in-depth and current examples from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East., this text examines the central political themes in the developing world. Throughout, Politics and Culture in the Developing World demonstrates how globalization both accelerates change and increases interdependence between developing and developed countries.
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Social Policy

Author: John Baldock,Nick Manning,Sarah Vickerstaff

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199284979

Category: Political Science

Page: 722

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Designed for use by undergraduates on social policy, social work and sociology courses and by students on vocational training courses (including postgraduate), this textbook covers all the main topics of social policy.
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The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research

Author: Frank Esser,Thomas Hanitzsch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136514244

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 546

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The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of comparative communication research. It fills an obvious gap in the literature and offers an extensive and interdisciplinary discussion of the general approach of comparative research, its prospect and problems as well as its applications in crucial sub-fields of communications. The first part of the volume charts the state of the art in the field; the second section introduces relevant areas of communication studies where the comparative approach has been successfully applied in recent years; the third part offers an analytical review of conceptual and methodological issues; and the last section proposes a roadmap for future research.
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An introduction to political science

comparative and world politics

Author: Robert J. Jackson,Doreen Jackson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130083456

Category: Political Science

Page: 490

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This text is suited for Introduction to Political Science courses taught at universities and colleges across Canada.In this fourth edition of An Introduction to Political Science: Comparative and World Politics, students are introduced to politics and government through a comparative lens with a Canadian emphasis. Canadian content has been increased throughout the text, and material has been updated to address such contemporary topics as globalization and the September 11 terrorist attacks. The text can be used in either a relevant one-semester or full-year course, both of which are offered by universities and colleges in Political Science and Public Administration departments.
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Political Economy: A Comparative Approach, 3rd Edition

A Comparative Approach

Author: Barry Clark Professor Emeritus

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440843260

Category: Political Science

Page: 377

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This nontechnical book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary survey of political economy that can easily be understood by any reader with an introductory-level background in economics. • Provides in-depth historical analysis of the development of political/economic ideologies and their influence on contemporary debates among social scientists as well as the general public • Gathers ideas and policy proposals from many prominent social scientists representing divergent ideological perspectives into a single volume • Analyzes the roles of science and ideology in the development of political economy • Exposes students to the findings of advanced social science research in easily understood and accessible language
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