The Civic Culture Revisited

The Civic Culture RevisitedIn this volume, Almond and Verba focus their origional text and subject its philosophy, its methodology, its national and comparative findings to searching critiques by appropriate scholars.

Development as Freedom

Development as FreedomBy the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and paradigm altering framework for understanding economic development for both rich and poor in the twenty first century Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securin

Trumpet of Sedition

Trumpet of SeditionA Trumpet of Sedition surveys canonical texts by thinkers such as Thomas More, Richard Hooker, Thomas Hobbes, and John Locke, as well as the ideas of radicals like the Levellers and Gerrard Winstanley and less well known but important figures The authors explain these texts in clear and lively pros

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human SocietiesDiamond has written a book of remarkable scope one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years n nWinner of the Pulitzer Prize and a national bestseller the global account of the rise of civilization that is also a stunning refutation of ideas of human

Political Order in Changing Societies

Political Order in Changing SocietiesThis now classic examination of the development of viable political institutions in emerging nations is a major and enduring contribution to modern political analysis In a new Foreword, Francis Fukuyama assesses Huntington s achievement, examining the context of the book s original publication as w

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Blank 133x176In a historical treatment of Mexico beginning with the pre Revolutionary period and focusing on the administration of Lazaro Cardenas 1934 1940 , Nora Hamilton explores the possibilities and limits of reform in a capitalist society n nOriginally published in 1982 n nThe Princeton Legacy Library uses