Category: Government

Hate Crime in America, 1968–2013: A Chronology of Offenses, by Michael Newton

By Michael Newton

Crimes prompted through prejudice date to the start of human heritage. regardless of laws addressing bias-driven offenses hate crimes proceed to plague sleek American society. starting with the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 six days later, this chronology catalogs hate crimes and the appropriate statutes and amendments affecting the definition, prosecution and punishment of hate crimes in the U.S. via 2013. The creation sketches the historical past of hate crimes laws via 1968, whereas an appendix lists and in brief describes hate crime statutes shortly in strength in quite a few states. From racial violence and assaults on gays and lesbians to the bombings of abortion clinics through “pro-life” extremists to attacks on Muslims within the wake of 9-11, this reference paintings lays naked an unpleasant yet severe point of yankee history.

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Chinese Business in Southeast Asia: Contesting Cultural by Terence E. Gomez,Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

By Terence E. Gomez,Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

offers empirical findings from diverse South-East Asian international locations to illustrate that chinese language businessmen hire various concepts of their networking, entrepreneurship and organisational and enterprise improvement; and concludes that rather more learn is required on the way to supply an entire knowing of chinese language company success.

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Size Matters: How Big Government Puts the Squeeze on by Joel J. Miller

By Joel J. Miller

Your correct to pursue happiness has been revoked through vast Government.

Thousands of pages of rules, thousands of staff, and trillions of tax money . . . titanic executive is greater than ever, and as this bloated behemoth maintains to fatten up and stretch out, it squeezes America's marketers, staff, and households - slicing our offerings, restricting our possibilities, and squelching our correct to pursue happiness.

Every yr, taxes elevate, rules pile better, the price of dwelling is going up - and our caliber of lifestyles suffers. So with everybody obsessing in regards to the weight problems challenge in the US, is not it time we checked out the fats, flabby, overstretched, and overbloated behemoth that's American government?

Size Matters indicates via evidence, figures, and head-spinning tales that as executive raises in quantity, all of us undergo a loss in existence quality. Miller unearths the damning info of huge Government's effect at the lives of normal american citizens. the way it . . .

  • reduces relations income
  • drives up the price of housing, healthcare, and so much any other purchaser product or service
  • hurts employment
  • misdirects entrepreneurial efforts
  • stifles very important market creativity and innovation

Bristling with drama and knowledge, Size issues reveals the true day-by-day drawbacks of massive govt. It comes right down to this . . .

Big govt = large challenge. Size relatively does matter.

"Miller explains how govt overregulation and porkbarrelling are costing americans funds and freedom whereas politicians and detailed pursuits line their wallet. This e-book may be a political name to arms."
-Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit.com; writer of An military of Davids

"Great game! think Thomas Frank if he really advised the reality. available, wonderful, informative, and suitable within the most sensible feel of the notice. learn this booklet and you can by no means lose a controversy to a liberal again."
-Jack Cashill, writer of Hoodwinked and Sucker Punch

"Miller will make you eager about the potential for America-and spitting mad that giant govt retains tripping us up."
-Star Parker, writer of Uncle Sam's Plantation

"Who knew that interpreting approximately rapacious executive progress can be so delectable?"
-Nick Gillespie, editor-in-chief, Reason

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Losing Pravda: Ethics and The Press in Post-Truth Russia by Natalia Roudakova

By Natalia Roudakova

What occurs while journalism is made superfluous? Combining ethnography, media research, ethical and political thought this publication examines the unravelling journalism in Russia during the last twenty-five years, and its results on society. It argues that, opposite to frequent assumptions, overdue Soviet-era newshounds shared a cultural agreement with their audiences, which ensured that their paintings was once guided by means of a truth-telling ethic. Post-communist financial and political upheaval led no longer quite a bit to bigger press freedom as to the de-professionalization of journalism, as reporters chanced on themselves having to monetize their truth-seeking abilities. This has culminated in a notion of reporters as political prostitutes, or participants of the 'second oldest profession', as they're typically termed in Russia. Roudakova argues that this cultural shift has essentially eroded the price of truth-seeking and telling in Russian society.

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Township Governance and Institutionalization in China by Shukai Zhao

By Shukai Zhao

This specific quantity takes a truly assorted method of township or xiangzhen governance. It explores the structural constraints on township governance and how that those constraints impact the day by day habit of chinese language rural grassroots govt leaders. in line with thoroughgoing interviews with township and village cadres and villagers, the e-book depicts how person activities have an effect on and are tormented by the underlying institutional preparations and accordingly captures the dynamic micro capabilities of grassroots executive in addition to macro evolutions of overarching political associations in China. The down-to-earth presentation of this publication engages readers to deeply consider the true existence and dilemmas of cadres on the rural grassroots degrees in China.

The objective of this ebook is to research the economic status, strength constitution and public provider services of township governments within the context of its refined relationships with higher point governments in addition to with sub-level villages and the agricultural grassroots society. Its entire documentation and in-depth dialogue give you the most sensible depiction of rural governance in modern China.

Contents:

  • Progress of Township Governance Studies
  • Organizational and group of workers Structure
  • Fiscal status and Debt Crisis
  • Power and Accountability
  • Control Systems
  • Public prone of Township Governments
  • Township executive in Prospect
  • Government services and Alienation of Institutions
  • Institutionalization of Governments and Reforms

Readership: Undergraduates, graduates, researchers and normal public who're drawn to China's township governance.

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American Government by Neal Tannahill

By Neal Tannahill

This is the publication of the published publication and will now not comprise any media, web site entry codes, or print vitamins which could come packaged with the certain book.

Updated in a brand new 11th variation, American and Texas govt: coverage and Politics introduces the necessities of yank govt in a manner that any pupil can comprehend. recognized for its tremendous student-friendly, jargon-free type, public coverage is emphasised all through to teach scholars the effect that executive has on their lives.

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Politics and Policy in American States & Communities by Dennis L. Dresang,James J. Gosling

By Dennis L. Dresang,James J. Gosling

This is the book of the broadcast booklet and will now not contain any media, site entry codes, or print vitamins that can come packaged with the certain book.

Updated in its eighth variation, Politics and coverage in States & Communities distinguishes itself via its hugely obtainable writing sort, inclusion of particular subject matters akin to tribal governments, large dialogue of intergovernmental kinfolk, and its specialize in the connection among govt and the governed--how people are laid low with govt judgements and the way participants effect public coverage ("face-to-face" approach). The "face-to-face" method of the learn of nation and native governments personalizes the cloth, connects govt to readers' lives, and makes the fabric extra significant and appropriate to the reader.

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Hands in the Till: Embezzlement of Public Monies in by James R. Crockett

By James R. Crockett

In 2004 Corporate Crime Reporter asserted that Mississippi was once the main crooked country in the US. via evaluating the variety of federal corruption convictions over the last decade and the 2002 inhabitants of the country, the realization was once inescapable. Too many officers have been robbing the general public they'd sworn to serve and guard.

Hands within the until: Embezzlement of Public Monies in Mississippi establishes the scope of a massive obstacle in a negative nation the place wishes are many and cash are scarce. The e-book highlights the tireless paintings of the workplace of the nation Auditor in investigating the robbery of public cash and bringing criminals to justice.

This ebook experiences on thirty-seven situations that reveal how and why embezzlement happens, the way it is came upon and investigated, and the way the state's justice procedure offers with perpetrators. The grasping schemes might be as outrageous as they're disheartening. Case histories narrated right here contain various public servants and others together with chancery clerks, circuit clerks, justice court docket clerks, urban clerks, sheriffs, tax creditors, college and school directors, and staff of businesses that obtain public cash.

James R. Crockett is professor emeritus of accountancy and knowledge platforms on the college of Southern Mississippi.

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Thinking about Yugoslavia: Scholarly Debates about the by Sabrina P. Ramet

By Sabrina P. Ramet

The Yugoslav get a divorce and clash have given upward push to a substantial literature delivering dramatically various interpretations of what occurred. yet simply how do a number of the interpretations relate to one another? This bold new ebook through Sabrina Ramet, an eminent commentator on contemporary Balkan politics and historical past, stories and analyses greater than one hundred thirty books concerning the afflicted zone and compares their bills, theories, and interpretations of occasions. Ramet surveys the key debates which divide the sector, substitute debts of the explanations of Yugoslavia's violent cave in, and the scholarly debates touching on humanitarian intervention. Rival debts are provided aspect through part for simple comparability. brooding about Yugoslavia examines books on Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Kosovo which have been released in English, German, Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, and Italian, hence providing the English-speaking reader a different perception into the controversies.

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Religion and Politics in the United States by Kenneth D. Wald,Allison Calhoun-Brown

By Kenneth D. Wald,Allison Calhoun-Brown

From marriage equality, to gun keep watch over, to immigration reform and the specter of warfare, faith performs a desirable and an important half in our nation's political approach and in our tradition at huge. Now in its 7th version, Religion and Politics within the United States comprises analyses of the nation's so much urgent political concerns concerning non secular freedom, and the ways that that crucial constitutional freedom situates itself inside smooth the United States.

The booklet additionally explores the ways in which faith has affected the orientation of partisan politics within the usa. via an in depth evaluation of the political attitudes and behaviors of significant non secular and minority religion traditions, the publication establishes that faith is still a massive a part of the yank cultural and political milieu whereas explaining that it needs to engage with many different components to persuade political results within the usa.

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