Download E-books Geopolitics, Development, and National Security: Romania and Moldova at the Crossroads (SpringerBriefs in Political Science) PDF

By Andrew R. Thomas

This quantity focuses the highlight on Romania and Moldova, distinctive international locations that proportion a typical language, heritage and tradition. Romania is a NATO member for the reason that 2004 and a completely built-in state into the eu Union because 2007, whereas The Republic of Moldova (a former Soviet republic) is thinking about even if to hitch either foreign businesses for safety and improvement reasons.

Ever because the Iron Curtain fell on Europe on the finish of worldwide battle II, the time period "Eastern Europe" has been used with no a lot regard for the variety of the quarter. Given the geographical proximity, might be this can be an comprehensible blunders.

However, relocating ahead into the twenty-first century, and contemplating the hugely delicate geopolitical, safety and improvement concerns taking part in out within the sector- so much lately among Ukraine and Russia- we think every one kingdom can be handled with the original contrast it deserves.

Building a mosaic of the most up-tp-date examine, useful program, and coverage, the authors, who symbolize targeted, insider views, disguise more than a few rising and well timed subject matters from Black Sea safety to cultural analyses, organizational improvement and threat evaluate laying off mild on social, political and fiscal demanding situations of quick transition within the zone, whereas contemplating the consequences for examine, perform and coverage in different front-line areas round the world.

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Download E-books The Politics of Global AIDS: Institutionalization of Solidarity, Exclusion of Context (Social Aspects of HIV) PDF

This well timed ebook seems to be severely on the coverage reaction to AIDS and its institutionalization over the years. It increases very important questions about who merits, who comes to a decision, and in whose pursuits judgements are made. Taking the early foreign reaction to the epidemic as its start line, and targeting the paintings of companies similar to UNAIDS, it identifies logics underpinning technique to date. First, the belief of HIV as a ‘global emergency’ which demands a unprecedented response.  moment, the declare that drugs deals the way in which of facing it. The ebook additionally pointed out the increase of anything more dominant – specifically worldwide AIDS – or the good judgment and method that seeks to displace all others. Promulgated by way of UNAIDS and its associate organisations, worldwide AIDS claims to talk the reality on behalf of affected folks and groups everywhere.  based on solidarity claims about the foreign HIV circulation, and targeted wisdom practices which confirm what should be performed. replacement perspectives concerning the nature of the epidemic or the easiest reaction are rejected as inappropriate for falling open air the grasp framing of the epidemic that worldwide AIDS presents. yet to what quantity is that this biomedical and emergency framing of the epidemic sustainable, and to what volume does it converse to the sustainability of lives as affected humans want them to be lived?  Does clinical and biomedical increase supply the entire solutions, or do very important social and political matters must be addressed?  This e-book presents an leading edge framework with which to consider those and different sustainability demanding situations for the long run.

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Download E-books Beyond Neoliberalism: A World to Win (Globalization, Crises, and Change) PDF

The area is on the crossroads of social switch, within the vortex of forces which are bringing a couple of diversified international, a post-neoliberal nation. This groundbreaking e-book lays out an research of the dynamics and contradictions of capitalism within the twenty-first century. those dynamics of forces are traced out in advancements the world over - within the Arab Spring of North Africa and the center East, in Cuba and somewhere else in Latin the United States, within the usa, and in Asia. The forces published through a process in trouble could be mobilized in numerous methods and instructions. the focal point of the booklet is at the strategic responses to the systemic challenge. because the authors inform it, those dynamics obstacle 3 worldviews and strategic responses. The Davos Consensus makes a speciality of the virtues of the unfastened industry and deregulated capitalism because it represents the pursuits of the worldwide ruling type. The post-Washington Consensus matters the necessity to provide capital a human face and identify a extra inclusive type of improvement and international governance. as well as those visions of the longer term and initiatives, the authors establish an rising radical consensus at the have to movement past capitalism in addition to neoliberalism.

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Download E-books Erfolgreiche Geschäfte im östlichen Mitteleuropa: Polen,Tschechien, Ungarn (German Edition) PDF

By Monika Mochtarova

Polen, Tschechien und Ungarn sind die nächsten Anwärter auf eine EU-Mitgliedschaft. Aufgrund ihrer relativ stabilen politischen Lage, ihrer geographischen Nähe zu Deutschland und ihres niedrigen Lohnniveaus sind diese Länder seit Beginn der 90er Jahre verstärkt das Ziel wirtschaftlicher Interessen von Großkonzernen, aber auch von Kleinunternehmen und Existenzgründern. Die Autorin führt dem Leser die wirtschaftlichen, politischen und soziokulturellen Besonderheiten dieser Länder vor Augen und gibt praktische counsel für den Aufbau erfolgreicher Geschäftsbeziehungen.

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Download E-books Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer PDF

By Eric Mann

An organizing manifesto for the twenty-first century, Playbook for Progressives is essential for the activist’s software equipment. This complete advisor articulates pragmatically what's required within the frequently mystifying and infrequently defined on-the-ground perform of organizing. right here, Eric Mann distills classes he discovered from over 40 years as an organizer, in addition to from different organizers in the civil rights, exertions, LGBT, fiscal justice, and environmental activities.

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Download E-books Alternative Offender Rehabilitation and Social Justice: Arts and Physical Engagement in Criminal Justice and Community Settings PDF

This e-book demonstrates that substitute ways to felony rehabilitation reach constructing pro-social attitudes and in bettering psychological, actual and religious future health for formative years and adults in felony and neighborhood settings. using mindfulness is highlighted as a foundational device of self-reflexivity, inventive expression and remedy.

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Download E-books Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe PDF

In modern-day social weather of stated and starting to be inequality, why are there now not higher efforts to tax the wealthy? during this wide-ranging and provocative publication, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage ask while and why international locations tax their wealthiest citizens--and their solutions may well shock you.

Taxing the Rich attracts on unprecedented proof from twenty international locations over the past centuries to supply the broadest and such a lot in-depth historical past of revolutionary taxation to be had. Scheve and Stasavage discover the highbrow and political debates surrounding the taxation of the rich whereas additionally supplying the main particular exam up to now of while taxes were levied opposed to the wealthy and once they have not. equity in debates approximately taxing the wealthy has trusted various perspectives of what it capability to regard humans as equals and even if taxing the wealthy advances or undermines this norm. Scheve and Stasavage argue that governments do not tax the wealthy simply because inequality is excessive or rising--they do it while humans think that such taxes atone for the kingdom unfairly privileging the rich. innovative taxation observed its heyday within the 20th century, while compensatory arguments for taxing the wealthy fascinated by unequal sacrifice in mass battle. at the present time, as know-how provides upward thrust to wars of extra restricted mobilization, such arguments are not any longer persuasive.

Taxing the Rich exhibits how the way forward for tax reform depends on even if political and fiscal stipulations permit for brand spanking new compensatory arguments to be made.

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Download E-books German National Identity in the Twenty-First Century: A Different Republic After All? (New Perspectives in German Political Studies) PDF

Wittlinger takes a clean examine German nationwide identification within the twenty first century and indicates that it has passed through significant alterations on account that unification in 1990. end result of the exterior pressures of the post-cold struggle international and up to date family advancements, Germany has re-emerged as a country that's much less hesitant to say its nationwide curiosity.

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