A l'ombre de ma vie : Prisonnière de l'Etat Mexicain by Florence Cassez

By Florence Cassez

L’affaire Florence Cassez concerne le variety d'une ressortissante française, Florence Cassez, arrêtée au Mexique en 2005. Accusée d'enlèvement, séquestration, délinquance organisée et ownership d'armes à feu et de munitions à l'usage exclusif des forces armées, elle est condamnée à ninety six ans de legal par l. a. justice de ce can pay en 2008 (peine réduite en appel en 2009 à 60 ans de prison). Florence Cassez est libérée le 23 janvier 2013, à los angeles suite de l'annulation de sa condamnation par los angeles Cour suprême du Mexique.

Les déboires judiciaires de los angeles française avaient suscité une très vive émotion au sein d'une partie de l'opinion publique française, ainsi qu'une polémique entre los angeles France et le Mexique : l'attitude et les interventions publiques de personnalités politiques françaises, au superior rang desquelles l'ancien président de los angeles République, Nicolas Sarkozy, avaient été critiquées en retour par une partie de los angeles société civile et des responsables politiques mexicains.

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Comparative Politics Today: A World View (11th Edition) by Russell J. Dalton, G. Bingham Powell Jr., Kaare Strom

By Russell J. Dalton, G. Bingham Powell Jr., Kaare Strom

* units the traditional for introducing the sphere of comparative politics *

This textual content starts by way of laying out a confirmed analytical framework that's obtainable for college kids new to the sphere. The framework is then constantly carried out in twelve authoritative nation situations, not just to introduce scholars to what politics and governments are like around the globe yet to additionally comprehend the significance in their similarities and changes. Written by means of major comparativists and sector learn experts, Comparative Politics this present day is helping to style in the course of the world’s complexity and to acknowledge styles that bring about real political insight.

MyPoliSciLab is a vital part of the Powell/Dalton/Strom application. Explorer is a hands-on strategy to strengthen quantitative literacy and to maneuver scholars past punditry and opinion. Video sequence gains Pearson authors and best students discussing the large principles in every one bankruptcy and utilising them to enduring political concerns. Simulations are a game-like chance to play the function of a political actor and observe direction innovations to make sensible political decisions.

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Analyzing Politics: An Introduction to Political Science by Ellen Grigsby

By Ellen Grigsby

A quick, available, yet quite subtle evaluation of political technological know-how that encourages serious, self sustaining considering, examining POLITICS, Fourth version, provides a transparent define of the self-discipline of political technological know-how. this article is remarkable for its early insurance of equipment and concept and using a case examine approach--introduced and used to obtain in-depth information regarding a selected topic whereas additionally pointing to its boundaries. whereas the textual content covers primary suggestions with modern, political examples, discussions of feminism and environmentalism supply a special departure from different texts and a different chance to you as a political technological know-how scholar.

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Liberalism: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Freeden

By Michael Freeden

Liberalism is likely one of the so much imperative and pervasive political theories and ideologies, but it truly is topic to various interpretations in addition to misappropriations. Its background consists of a vital history of civilized pondering, of political perform, and of philosophical-ethical creativity. Liberalism: a really brief creation unpacks the idea that of liberalism and its a variety of interpretations via 3 diversified methods. taking a look at its ancient and theoretical improvement, analysing the liberal ideology, and knowing liberalism as a chain of moral and philosophical rules, it presents an intensive exploration of the idea that and perform of liberalism.

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The Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, High-Def Hucksters, and by Will Bunch

By Will Bunch

they believe Obama Isn't an American Citizen.
they suspect Obama desires to positioned americans in focus Camps.
they believe Obama Is the Anti-Christ.
This Isn't simply the Tea Party—Welcome to the Backlash.

In November 2008, the election of Barack Obama was once imagined to bring in a brand new age of desire, optimism, and postpartisan politics. as an alternative it provoked unheard of anger at the some distance correct that finally twisted vital nationwide discussions and driven principles from the conservative fringe into the mainstream media. within the resulting months, numerous pollsters and journalists have attempted to appreciate the guts of this mob that seemed so without notice, yet none of them has effectively accounted for the hard-right movement's fast progress or defined the hidden connections among its elements. earlier.

during this gripping exposÉ, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Will Bunch unearths the secrets and techniques in the back of the campaign opposed to Obama, exploring how forces like radical armed forces teams, the Tea celebration, pro-gun zealots, and Glenn Beck have mixed outdated populist outrage with digital-age phobias to supply a wave of resentment that many have ridden immediately to the financial institution. Pulling again the curtain at the paranoid politics of a brand new iteration, Bunch exhibits how occasions comparable to the election of America's first African-American president, the commercial recession, the increase of social networking, and the phenomenon of Glenn Beck have created a perilous political second that poses valid dangers to democracy in the US.

From conspiracy theorists to secessionists, birthers to "independent" Tea Partiers, Bunch illuminates the binds between this new array of teams. Going past effortless sketch, he strips away layers of rhetoric to bare politicians like Paul Broun, who, as probably the most severe individuals of Congress, works as difficult for right-wing ideologues as he does for his economically battered parts, and teams just like the Oath Keepers, a fast-growing, ultraradical association that spreads unsubstantiated fears of Obama confiscating weapons and putting U.S. voters in focus camps. moreover, Bunch exposes the opportunists who've embraced a brand new model of apocalyptic fearmongering, which has made them hundreds of thousands yet has additionally resulted in the common paranoia that has helped gas an increase in antigovernment violence.

the outcome exhibits the genuine stakes of this political ideal hurricane, demonstrating how the anger of the some distance instantly threatens to eat the US. strong, surprising, and thought-provoking, The Backlash is a debatable examine the place our democracy is—and the place it can be heading.

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Thucydides and the Pursuit of Freedom by Mary P. Nichols

By Mary P. Nichols

In Thucydides and the Pursuit of Freedom, Mary P. Nichols argues for the centrality of the assumption of freedom in Thucydides' concept. via her shut studying of his heritage of the Peloponnesian battle, she explores the manifestations of this topic. towns and contributors in Thucydides' heritage take freedom as their target, whether or not they declare to own it and wish to take care of it or whether or not they wish to reach it for themselves or others. Freedom is the objective of either antagonists within the Peloponnesian conflict, Sparta and Athens, even supposing in several methods. one of many fullest expressions of freedom may be noticeable within the rhetoric of Thucydides Pericles, specially in his recognized funeral oration.

More than just documenting the fight for freedom, notwithstanding, Thucydides himself is taking freedom as his reason. at the one hand, he demonstrates that freedom makes attainable human excellence, together with braveness, self-restraint, deliberation, and judgment, which help freedom in flip. nevertheless, the pursuit of freedom, in a single s personal regime and on the planet at huge, clashes with pursuits and fabric necessity, and certainly the very passions required for its aid. Thucydides paintings, which he himself thought of a ownership forever, hence speaks a great deal to our time, encouraging the safeguard of freedom whereas caution of the boundaries and hazards in doing so. The robust needs to safeguard freedom, Thucydides teaches, yet watch out that the price now not turn into freedom itself.


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Opt Out on Obamacare, Opt Into the Private Health Care by John Torinus

By John Torinus

Heading into 2014, American companies face a huge determination approximately healthiness care: decide in or decide out?

With the sufferer safeguard and cheap Care Act, or Obamacare, in influence, businesses with greater than 50 staff will both provide future health care merits or face consequences. And the alternative isn’t as hassle-free because it could sound—in many circumstances, a few businesses might get monetary savings by way of paying the fines instead of investment a healthiness care plan. Others may lose funds in the event that they dropped coverage.

Most employers want to supply the convenience, however it has to be really affordable.

Fortunately, the stampede of ideas brought within the inner most quarter during the last decade has simplified the choice; wellbeing and fitness expenditures should be controlled if company managers make it a strategic priority.

John Torinus Jr., writer of the corporate That Solved overall healthiness Care, the eye-opening publication detailing one company’s game-changing overall healthiness care application, now offers decide Out on Obamacare, choose Into the non-public future health Care Revolution, a online game plan for bettering staff future health and dramatically decreasing future health costs.

Unlike the recent nationwide legislations, it concentrates on administration technology, no longer politics. leading edge enterprises have engaged their staff in taming the hyper-inflation that has plagued the overall healthiness care for many years. CEOs, CFOs, and COOs in front-running businesses are deploying administration disciplines and industry ideas to invent a greater enterprise version for future health care. they're bending the curve, and this publication indicates you the way to stick to go well with.

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The End of Arrogance: America in the Global Competition of by Bruce W. Jentleson, Steven Weber

By Bruce W. Jentleson, Steven Weber

Free-market capitalism, hegemony, Western tradition, peace, and democracy—the rules that formed global politics within the 20th century and underpinned American overseas policy—have misplaced a great deal of their energy. Authority is now extra contested and gear extra diffuse. Hegemony (benign or in a different way) isn't any longer a call, no longer for the USA, for China, or for someone else.

Steven Weber and Bruce Jentleson will not be declinists, yet they argue that the U.S. needs to take a distinct stance towards the remainder of the area during this, the twenty-first century. Now that we can’t dominate others, we needs to depend on process, making trade-offs and focusing our efforts. and so they don't suggest army process, comparable to “the worldwide warfare on terror.” relatively, we needs to compete within the worldwide industry of ideas—with state-directed capitalism, with charismatic authoritarian leaders, with jihadism. In politics, principles and impression are actually severe currency.

At the center of our efforts has to be a brand new perception of the area order in line with mutuality, and of a simply society that conjures up and embraces humans world wide.

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Promoting Health: Politics and Practice by Lee Adams

By Lee Adams

`A very attention-grabbing melange of descriptive fabric - within the type of case stories - and extra analytical and conceptual items protecting the extensive span of the health and wellbeing and health schedule' - future health Matters

Promoting wellbeing and fitness presents an up to date and obtainable creation to present overall healthiness merchandising and public healthiness advancements within the united kingdom. The textual content presents either an summary of health and wellbeing promoting concept and attracts at the event of practitioners to illustrate wellbeing and fitness merchandising perform and supply scholars, policymakers and practitioners with functional and theoretical inspiration.

Promoting future health :

- indicates essentially the hyperlinks among healthiness advertising idea and perform, by way of that includes various sensible case stories

- comprises brief papers on key matters inside health and wellbeing promotion

- offers a British concentrate on healthiness advertising yet inside a global context

This hugely available quantity seeks to give perspectives of healthiness promoting from a materialist viewpoint - a view extensively shared in perform, yet now not formerly explored absolutely in the literature.

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