Download After Appomattox by Gregory P. Downs PDF

By Gregory P. Downs

The Civil conflict didn't finish with accomplice capitulation in 1865. A moment part started which lasted till 1871—not Reconstruction yet actual belligerency whose project used to be to overwhelm slavery and create civil and political rights for freed humans. yet as Gregory Downs exhibits, army career posed its personal dilemmas, together with near-anarchy.

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Download The Political Economy of European Security by Kaija Schilde PDF

By Kaija Schilde

what's the dating among deepest actors and overseas associations in worldwide governance, as associations resembling the ecu boost facets of political authority as soon as within the sole area of state states? vital components of contemporary ecu improvement were immigration, safeguard, and safeguard guidelines. Are those european rules the results of strategic imperatives, or are in addition they pushed via the political economic system of markets? Kaija Schilde argues that solutions require comparing the european within the comparative culture of the political improvement of authority. Drawing on records, interviews, curiosity crew facts, an unique survey, and comparative political conception, The Political economic climate of eu safeguard demonstrates that curiosity teams can switch the results of constructing political associations simply because they supply assets of exterior potential, which in flip can produce authority through the years. during this manner, the ecu is sort of a constructing nation in its dating with curiosity groups.

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Download Minneapolis in the Twentieth Century: The Growth of an by Iric Nathanson PDF

By Iric Nathanson

this day, Minneapolis is taken into account probably the most fascinating locations to reside within the usa. although, like so much towns, Minneapolis has its personal checkered history.

Iric Nathanson shines a gentle in darkish corners of the city's earlier, exploring corruption that existed among the police division and town corridor, brutal suppression of Depression-era unions, and studies on anti-Semitism at midcentury. nonetheless different topics that at the floor appear disparaging provide the city's citizens a chance to polish. neighborhood leaders make a distinction throughout the "long, scorching summer season" of 1967, while racial violence exploded around the nation. involved associates consultant transportation coverage from extra and larger highways to forward-looking gentle rail transit. A forgotten riverfront is reworked right into a magnet for individuals wishing to stay and play on the website of the city's earliest successes.

Nathanson skillfully tells those tales and extra, continually with a watch towards how noteworthy characters, plotlines, and scenes helped create the Minneapolis we all know today.

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Download Crowd Management: Verhinderung von Massenphänomenen bei by Christian Zacherle PDF

By Christian Zacherle

Massenveranstaltungen wie nationale und internationale Fußballspiele, Public-Viewing-Veranstaltungen, aber auch Open-Air-Konzerte erfreuen sich immer größerer Beliebtheit. Die Entwicklung der gesellschaftlichen Bedürfnisse und Wünsche hat in den letzten Jahren zu einem drastischen Anstieg an „Massenveranstaltungsstätten“ geführt. Auf immer enger werdenden Räumen werden immer mehr Menschen zusammengeführt. Diese Mengenprobleme bei Großveranstaltungen stellen eine zunehmende Herausforderung insbesondere an die polizeiliche Planung und Vorbereitung eines solchen occasions dar. Sie erfordern das Wissen über Massenphänomene und die Möglichkeit durch taktisches Vorgehen bzw. zeitnahe Interventionen solche Menschenmassen zu beeinflussen. Panikverhütung und -bekämpfung setzt eine examine des panischen Reagierens Einzelner in einer Menschenmasse voraus, zu deren Verständnis psychiatrische und psychologische Grundkenntnisse mit Angst, Schreck, Erregung und Kollektivreaktionen erforderlich sind. Die Studie setzt sich zunächst mit der Frage auseinander, wie eine Massenpanik entsteht, wie sich eine große Menschenmasse in einer Paniksituation verhält und welche Präventions- und Interventionsmaßnahmen aus polizeilicher Sicht möglich sind.

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Download The External Dimension of Justice and Home Affairs: A by Sarah Wolff,Nicole Wichmann,Gregory Mounier PDF

By Sarah Wolff,Nicole Wichmann,Gregory Mounier

This booklet proposes to solid a few theoretical and empirical gentle upon the exterior size of Justice and residential Affairs (JHA) which has develop into a concern within the ecu Union (EU)’s exterior kin. Counter-terrorism, visa coverage, drug trafficking, equipped crime or border controls have certainly develop into day-by-day company in EU’s kin with the remainder of the world.

The exterior size of JHA is a power coverage goal of the ecu and its member states, because the 1999 Tampere summit conclusions, the 2000 Coreper file, the 2005 method for the exterior measurement of JHA, and the combination of JHA chapters less than the eu Neighbourhood coverage testify.

With an interdisciplinary ambition in brain, this booklet displays an try to draw jointly theoretical and empirical insights at the exterior size written via educational students that take an curiosity in questions of JHA and eu international coverage (EFP). It does so from an issue-oriented standpoint (civilian drawback administration, the eu Neighbourhood coverage, counter-terrorism coverage, visa coverage, passenger identify list) but additionally from a geographical viewpoint with in-depth research of the placement within the Western Balkans, Georgia, transatlantic kin and of the Mediterranean neighbourhood.

This e-book used to be released as a unique factor of the Journal of ecu Integration.

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Download Urban Environmental Policy Analysis by Heather E. Campbell,Elizabeth A Corley PDF

By Heather E. Campbell,Elizabeth A Corley

This well timed ebook offers a wealth of necessary info for following via on state-of-the-art renewed drawback for sustainability and environmentalism. it is designed to aid urban managers, coverage analysts, and executive directors imagine comprehensively and converse successfully approximately environmental coverage issues.The authors illustrate a system-based framework version of the town that offers a holistic view of environmental media (land, air, and water) whereas assisting decision-makers to appreciate the level to which environmental coverage judgements are intertwined with the usual, outfitted, and social structures of the town. They cross directly to introduce easy and environment-specific policy-analytic versions, tools, and instruments; provides quite a few particular environmental coverage puzzles that would confront towns; and introduces tools for realizing and instructing public evaluations round city environmental policy.The publication is grounded within the policy-analytic standpoint instead of political technology, financial, or making plans frameworks. It contains either new scholarship and synthesis of current coverage research. a variety of tables, figures, checklists, and maps, in addition to a entire reference checklist are included.

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Download Overthrow a Fascist Regime on $15 a Day: The Internet by Wayne Madsen PDF

By Wayne Madsen

The highs and lows of the Bush management from the vantage aspect of a political dissenter are printed in this undaunted research of yankee executive. previously an government at a Fortune 500 corporation, Wayne Madsen give up his task and moved to Washington, DC, in 2000 to release a journalistic, grassroots crusade that sought to chop via media hype and unveil the reality in the back of the politics. decisions of his writings are incorporated, masking concerns starting from 9-11 and the Iraq struggle to the ousting of invoice Frist and Rick Santorum. As Madsen’s whistle-blowing turned extra stated, his monetary help from resources in the capital diminished. yet as this riveting account exhibits, a few battles might be fought even on a shoestring budget.

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Download The Timeline of Presidential Elections: How Campaigns Do by Robert S. Erikson,Christopher Wlezien PDF

By Robert S. Erikson,Christopher Wlezien

In presidential elections, do electorate forged their ballots for the applicants whose platform and positions top fit their very own? Or is the race for president of the U.S. come down principally to who runs the best crusade? It’s a question those that examine elections were contemplating for years without transparent answer. In The Timeline of Presidential Elections, Robert S. Erikson and Christopher Wlezien exhibit for the 1st time how either components come into play.

 

Erikson and Wlezien have gathered facts from with regards to thousand nationwide polls protecting each presidential election from 1952 to 2008, permitting them to see how results take form over the process an election 12 months. Polls from the start of the 12 months, they express, have nearly no predictive energy. by way of mid-April, while the applicants were pointed out and coupled in pollsters’ trial heats, personal tastes have come into focus—and expected the winner in 11 of the fifteen elections. yet the same technique of forming favorites occurs within the final six months, within which citizens’ intentions swap in basic terms steadily, with specific events—including presidential debates—rarely leading to dramatic change.

 

Ultimately, Erikson and Wlezien convey that it's via campaigns that citizens are made conscious of—or no longer made conscious of—fundamental elements like applicants’ coverage positions that be certain which price ticket gets their votes. In different phrases, basics subject, yet in simple terms as a result of campaigns. well timed and compelling, this e-book will strength us to reconsider our assumptions approximately presidential elections.

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Download The Obama Doctrine in the Americas (Security in the Americas by Hanna S. Kassab,Jonathan D. Rosen,María Belén Ahumada,Ted PDF

By Hanna S. Kassab,Jonathan D. Rosen,María Belén Ahumada,Ted Galen Carpenter,Khatchik DerGhougassian ,Ralph H. Espach,Eduardo A. Gamarra ,Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor,Victor J. Hinojosa,Athanasios Hristoulas,Maria Ilcheva,Barnett S. Koven,Cynthia McClintock,Brad

This quantity examines the overseas coverage transition from George W. Bush to Barack H. Obama relating to the international locations of the Americas. during this paintings, members think of the main defining gains in their respective rules in facing security-related concerns. in particular, they research no matter if significant alterations or continuities actually exist among the international guidelines of Bush and Obama, particularly given the conception of yank decline. the quantity highlights Obama’s overseas coverage within the Americas, targeting factor components that threaten foreign defense, equivalent to drug trafficking, geared up crime, and terrorism. This paintings offers either theoretical and coverage insights for teachers and coverage analysts attracted to international affairs.

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Download Latin America Confronts the United States: Asymmetry and by Tom Long PDF

By Tom Long

Latin the USA Confronts the USA deals a brand new standpoint on US-Latin the US family members. Drawing on examine in six nations, the publication examines how Latin American leaders may be able to conquer energy asymmetries to persuade US international coverage. The booklet presents in-depth explorations of key moments in post-World warfare II inter-American kin - overseas fiscal coverage earlier than the Alliance for development, the negotiation of the Panama Canal Treaties, the growth of alternate via NAFTA, and the expansion of counternarcotics in Plan Colombia. the hot facts demanding situations previous, US-centric causes of those momentous occasions. even though alterations in strength have been primary to every of those circumstances, relative weak spot didn't hinder Latin American leaders from aggressively pursuing their pursuits vis-à-vis the USA. Drawing on stories of international coverage and diplomacy, the ebook examines how Latin American leaders accomplished this impression - and why they usually failed.

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