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Lobbying and Society: A Political Sociology of ...
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Lobbying and political interest groups occupy an ambivalent place in advanced democracies. Lobbying is viewed with suspicion, but is also a critical avenue for voices in policy debates. This insightful book injects a new sociological understanding of politics and policy. Interest groups help set political agendas, provide support to policymakers, and mobilize resources around issues. Interest groups are also the means by which individuals and organizations achieve advantage over others in social and economic life. The book incorporates theory and research about interest groups into political sociology´s approach to issues of power, inequality, and public policy. As the book convincingly reveals, a sociological understanding of lobbying and interest groups illustrates the edges and boundaries of representative democracy itself. Using case studies and data, and organized by topics such as influence, collective action, representation, and inequality, the book is a critical resource for students of policymaking and political sociology.

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Stand: 12.07.2018
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The Three Languages of Politics: Talking Across...
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When it was first released in 2013, Arnold Kling´s The Three Languages of Politics was a prescient exploration of political communication, detailing the ´´three tribal coalitions´´ that make up America´s political landscape. Progressives, conservatives, and libertarians, he argued, are ´´like tribes speaking different languages. As a result, political discussions do not lead to agreement. Instead, most political commentary serves to increase polarization.´´ Now available as a newly revised and expanded edition, Kling´s book could not be any more timely, as Americans - whether as media pundits or conversing at a party - talk past one another with even greater volume, heat, and disinterest in contrary opinions. The Three Languages of Politics is an accessible, precise, and insightful guide to how to lower the barriers coarsening our politics. This is not a book about one ideology over another. Instead, it is a book about how we communicate issues and our ideologies, and how language intended to persuade instead divides. Kling offers a way to see through our rhetorical blinders so that we can incorporate new perspectives, nuances, and thinking into the important issues we must together share and resolve. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David L. White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/088199/bk_acx0_088199_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 04.07.2018
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Stephanie Miller: Understanding the Life and Te...
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Stephanie Miller is a woman with many talents and impressive experiences. She is not only intelligent and sharp, but she also maintains an air of comedy and lightheartedness in all situations, no matter how bleak they may be. However, that is not to say she is not hard-hitting, strong, and decided in her opinions, because she absolutely is. In simple terms, she is a force of comedy, of commentary, of entertainment. A political commentator, writer, comedian, and host for many years on her own show, The Stephanie Miller Show, Miller is an open, informed, dignified, and (at times) an intimidating voice that absolutely demands our attention. It is safe to say that there is nobody quite like the incomparable Stephanie Miller. She has dabbled in many areas of entertainment, from radio to television to comedy, never tiring or giving up on her passions. It is obvious that Miller possesses raw and noticeable talent in many arenas and has never committed herself to just one monotonous line of work. She is a creative woman with many different callings that she explores fiercely and bravely every single day. Because of this, she will certainly keep surprising us and entertaining us for years to come (luckily for us). Here is a preview of what you´ll learn when you download your copy today. Stephanie Miller´s life story The best moments of The Stephnie Miller Show The importance of expressing your opinion about what you want in life How to incorporate Stephanie Miller´s values and teachings into your own life Stephanie Miler´s interesting career path 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michelle Unger. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/065520/bk_acx0_065520_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 04.07.2018
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Libertarianism: Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Ha...
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Libertarianism is a synopsis of the origins of the Libertarian Party. It details the various political agendas that have attempted to incorporate themselves into the mindset of Libertarians. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Roberts. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/030405/bk_acx0_030405_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 04.07.2018
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The Zapatista Movement and Mexico´s Democratic ...
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Transitions from authoritarian to democratic governments can provide ripe scenarios for the emergence of new, insurgent political actors and causes. During peaceful transitions, such movements may become influential political players and gain representation for previously neglected interests and sectors of the population. But for this to happen, insurgent social movements need opportunities for mobilization, success, and survival. What happens to insurgent social movements that emerge during a democratic transition but fail to achieve their goals? How influential are they? Are they able to survive their initial mobilizing boom? To answer these questions, María Inclán looks at Mexico´s Zapatista movement, whose emergence she argues was caught between ´´sliding doors´´ of opportunity. The Zapatistas were able to mobilize sympathy and support for the indigenous agenda inside and outside of the country, yet failed to achieve their goals vis-à-vis the Mexican state. Nevertheless, the movement has survived and sustained its autonomy despite lacking legal recognition. Inclán examines the vitality of the movement during various tests of the emergent democracy (during more competitive elections, under various political parties, and amid various repressive measures). She also looks at state responsiveness to movement demands and the role of transnational networks in the movement´s survival. Framing the relative achievements and failures of the Zapatista movement within Mexico´s democratization is essential to understand how social movements develop and survive and how responsive an electoral democracy really is. As such, this book offers a test to the quality of Mexico´s democracy and to the resilience of the Zapatista movement, as it identifies the extent to which emerging political forces have failed to incorporate dissident and previously excluded political actors into the new polity.

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Stand: 12.07.2018
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Lobbying and Society
18,99 € *
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Lobbying and political interest groups occupy an ambivalent place in advanced democracies. Lobbying is viewed with suspicion, but is also a critical avenue for voices in policy debates. This insightful book injects a new sociological understanding of politics and policy. Interest groups help set political agendas, provide support to policymakers, and mobilize resources around issues. Interest groups are also the means by which individuals and organizations achieve advantage over others in social and economic life. The book incorporates theory and research about interest groups into political sociology´s approach to issues of power, inequality, and public policy. As the book convincingly reveals, a sociological understanding of lobbying and interest groups illustrates the edges and boundaries of representative democracy itself. Using case studies and data, and organized by topics such as influence, collective action, representation, and inequality, the book is a critical resource for students of policymaking and political sociology.

Anbieter: buecher.de
Stand: 12.07.2018
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Children and Nature (eBook, PDF)
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For much of human evolution, the natural world was one of the most important contexts of children´s maturation. Indeed, the experience of nature was, and still may be, a critical component of human physical, emotional, intellectual, and even moral development. Yet scientific knowledge of the significance of nature during the different stages of childhood is sparse. This book provides scientific investigations and thought-provoking essays on children and nature.Children and Nature incorporates research from cognitive science, developmental psychology, ecology, education, environmental studies, evolutionary psychology, political science, primatology, psychiatry, and social psychology. The authors examine the evolutionary significance of nature during childhood; the formation of children´s conceptions, values, and sympathies toward the natural world; how contact with nature affects children´s physical and mental development; and the educational and political consequences of the weakened childhood experience of nature in modern society.

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Law in American History : Volume 1: From the Co...
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In the first of the three volumes of his projected comprehensive narrative history of the role of law in America from the colonial years through the twentieth century, G. Edward White takes up the central themes of American legal history from the earliest European settlements through the Civil War. Included in the coverage of this volume are the interactions between European and Amerindian legal systems in the years of colonial settlement; the crucial role of Anglo-American theories of sovereignty and imperial governance in facilitating the separation of the American colonies from the British Empire in the late eighteenth century; the American ´´experiment´´ with federated republican constitutionalism in the founding period; the major importance of agricultural householding, in the form of slave plantations as well as farms featuring wage labor, in helping to shape the development of American law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; the emergence of the Supreme Court of the United States as an authoritative force in American law and politics in the early nineteenth century; the interactions between law, westward expansion, and transformative developments in transportation and communication in the antebellum years; the contributions of American legal institutions to the dissolution of the Union of American states in the three decades after 1830; and the often-overlooked legal history of the Confederacy and Union governments during the Civil War. White incorporates recent scholarship in anthropology, ethnography, and economic, political, intellectual and legal history to produce a narrative that is both revisionist and accessible, taking up the familiar topics of race, gender, slavery, and the treatment of native Americans from fresh perspectives. Along the way he provides a compelling case for why law can be seen as the key to understanding the development of American life as we know it. Law in American History, Volume 1 will be an e... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Graeme Spicer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/011573/bk_adbl_011573_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 04.07.2018
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The World´s Greatest Arguments Against Legalizi...
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In this audiobook, I bring six arguments that the general population has against marijuana and other drugs. In having a neutral standpoint on the legalization of all drugs, I try to analyze both parties and consider each side´s argument. With each argument, I define the argument, provide examples, and then give a reflection to that argument from a supporter standpoint of legalized drugs. This paper is non-biased and just incorporates real arguments with real responses. I hope you can gain some information from this listening and have better understanding of this political issue. I try to mix both moral evidence, as well as factual evidence, that is general knowledge in terms of medical facts, to support each argument and reflection. I possess A Bachelors Degree of Organizational management, and an Associates Degree of Management Technology. This qualifies as a scholarly article. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Bennett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/023004/bk_acx0_023004_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 04.07.2018
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Small Places, Large Issues - Fourth Edition
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This concise introduction to social and cultural anthropology has become a modern classic, revealing the rich global variation in social life and culture. The text provides a clear overview of anthropology, focusing on central topics such as kinship, ethnicity, ritual and political systems, offering a wealth of examples that demonstrate the enormous scope of anthropology and the importance of a comparative perspective. Unlike other texts on the subject, Small Places, Large Issues incorporates the anthropology of complex modern societies. Using reviews of key monographs to illustrate his argument, Eriksen´s lucid and accessible text remains an established introductory text in anthropology. This new edition is updated throughout and increases the emphasis on the interdependence of human worlds. There is a new discussion of the new influence cultural studies and natural science on anthropology. Effortless bridging the perceived gap between ´´classic´´ and ´´contemporary´´ anthropology, Small Places, Large Issues is as essential to anthropology undergraduates as ever.

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Stand: 12.07.2018
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