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Download E-books Report of the International Narcotics Control Board 2005 PDF

By United Nations

This version of the file makes a speciality of the difficulty of other improvement or “crop substitution”. Divided into 4 elements, it additionally covers the subsequent themes: operation of the foreign drug keep an eye on method, an research of the realm scenario and eventually, a suite of techniques for Governments, the United countries and different suitable foreign and local agencies.

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Download E-books Franco Sells Spain to America: Hollywood, Tourism and Public Relations as Postwar Spanish Soft Power (Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media) PDF

A groundbreaking learn of the Franco regime's usage of Hollywood movie construction in Spain, American tourism, and complicated public kin courses - together with the most well-liked nationwide pavilion on the 1964-65 ny World's reasonable - in a made up our minds attempt to remake the Spanish dictatorship's post-World warfare II recognition within the US.

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Download E-books Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam (The United States in the World) PDF

By Jessica M. Chapman

In 1955, Ngo Dinh Diem equipped an election to depose chief-of-state Bao Dai, and then he proclaimed himself the 1st president of the newly created Republic of Vietnam. the USA sanctioned the result of this election, which used to be greatly condemned as fraudulent, and supplied large fiscal relief and recommendation to the RVN. due to this, Diem is usually considered as an insignificant puppet of the U.S., in provider of its chilly battle geopolitical procedure. That narrative, Jessica M. Chapman contends in Cauldron of Resistance, grossly oversimplifies the complexity of South Vietnam's household politics and, certainly, Diem's personal political savvy.

Based on huge paintings in Vietnamese, French, and American records, Chapman deals a close account of 3 an important years, 1953–1956, within which a brand new Vietnamese political order was once proven within the south. it really is, largely, a heritage of Diem’s political ascent as he controlled to subdue the previous Emperor Bao Dai, the armed Hoa Hao and Cao Dai spiritual enterprises, and the Binh Xuyen crime association. it's also an unprecedented account of those comparable outcast political powers, forces that may reemerge as destabilizing political and armed forces actors within the past due Nineteen Fifties and early 1960s.

Chapman indicates Diem to be an engaged chief whose personalist ideology encouraged his imaginative and prescient for the hot South Vietnamese kingdom, but additionally formed the guidelines that may spell his dying. Washington’s help for Diem as a result of his staunch anticommunism inspired him to hire oppressive measures to suppress dissent, thereby contributing to the alienation of his constituency, and helped encourage the geared up competition to his govt that will emerge by way of the past due Nineteen Fifties and at last result in the Vietnam War.

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Download E-books Separatism and Sovereignty in the New Europe: Party Politics and the Meanings of Statehood in a Supranational Context PDF

This e-book investigates why, regardless of eu integration, separatist nationalism maintains to thrive in ecu member states. Laible demonstrates that the ecu sustains the significance of statehood, and for this reason separatism, and creates new sorts of political capital that nationalists hire of their struggles for self-government.

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Download E-books Common Security and Strategic Reform: A Critical Analysis PDF

By Andrew Butfoy

This can be the 1st research of the strategic dimensions of universal safety that is set in a post-Cold struggle context. The booklet explores either universal protection and newer additions to the controversy - equivalent to the similar concept of 'cooperative security'. Separate chapters care for conceptual matters and pivotal facets of the modern defense schedule: the amelioration of the protection challenge, cooperative defence making plans, fingers keep an eye on, and peace-enforcement. The e-book will curiosity someone all for the reshaping of the overseas panorama.

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Download E-books Norms and Nannies: The Impact of International Organizations on the Central and East European States (The New International Relations of Europe) PDF

As they search to hitch the West, the critical and East ecu states face demanding expectancies for family and overseas political habit. Key Western agencies, in particular the eu Union and NATO, carry out the promise of club in go back for adherence to express eu norms and criteria. some great benefits of club are excessive, producing both excessive strain on governments to undertake Western norms.

In this primary entire quantity at the topic, members study how this approach operates in numerous domain names, together with civil-military relatives; social, exertions and local family; monetary and data rules; and international coverage. each one writer considers, inter alia, what norms are generated through (or absent from) ecu foreign organisations; how they're communicated to potential participants; and, most vital, what effect they've got had at the guidelines and activities of person international locations in addition to at the sector as a complete. Drawing from either vital and Southeastern Europe, those on-the-ground experiences give you the empirical starting place had to help theories of norm diffusion, constructivism, and liberalism in diplomacy and comparative politics alike.

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Download E-books Tokens of Exchange: The Problem of Translation in Global Circulations (Post-Contemporary Interventions) PDF

The challenge of translation has develop into more and more principal to serious reflections on modernity and its universalizing approaches. coming near near translation as a symbolic and fabric trade between peoples and civilizations—and now not as a in simple terms linguistic or literary topic, the essays in Tokens of Exchange specialize in China and its interactions with the West to historicize an financial system of translation. Rejecting the time-honored local method of non-Western societies, participants contend that “national histories” and “world historical past” has to be learn with absolute awareness to the kinds of epistemological translatability which were developed one of the numerous languages and cultures in smooth times.
By learning the construction and movement of meaning as value in parts together with historical past, faith, language, legislations, visible artwork, tune, and pedagogy, essays reflect on exchanges among Jesuit and Protestant missionaries and the chinese language among the 17th and 19th centuries and concentrate on the interchanges occasioned through the unfold of capitalism and imperialism. targeting ideological reciprocity and nonreciprocity in technological know-how, medication, and cultural pathologies, members additionally posit that such exchanges usually bring about racialized and essentialized rules approximately tradition, sexuality, and state. the gathering turns to the position of language itself as a website of the universalization of information in its contemplation of such methods because the invention of simple English and the worldwide educating of the English language. by means of concentrating on the moments in which meaning-value is exchanged within the translation from one language to a different, the essays spotlight the stream of the worldwide within the neighborhood as they tackle the function performed by way of historic translation within the universalizing methods of modernity and globalization.
The assortment will interact scholars and students of worldwide cultural strategies, chinese language reports, international historical past, literary stories, background of technological know-how, and anthropology, in addition to cultural and postcolonial studies.

Contributors. Jianhua Chen, Nancy Chen, Alexis Dudden Eastwood, Roger Hart, Larissa Heinrich, James Hevia, Andrew F. Jones, Wan Shun Eva Lam, Lydia H. Liu, Deborah T. L. Sang, Haun Saussy, Q. S. Tong, Qiong Zhang

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Download E-books Contending Images of World Politics PDF

By Greg Fry, Jacinta O'Hagan

This significant new booklet offers a unique and fascinating method of the research of diplomacy. Taking as its start line quite a number influential contemporary views at the altering international order (from Samuel P. Huntington's "clash of civilizations" among the West, and the remaining to Francis Fukuyama's "end of heritage" thesis) the publication brings jointly specially-commissioned chapters written in a hugely available variety via a really overseas solid of contributors.

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Download E-books A Genealogy of Sovereignty (Cambridge Studies in International Relations) PDF

By Jens Bartelson

The idea that of sovereignty is critical to diplomacy conception and theories of the country and offers the basis of the traditional separation of recent politics into family and foreign spheres. during this ebook Jens Bartelson offers a severe research and conceptual historical past of sovereignty, facing philosophical and political texts in the course of 3 classes: the Renaissance, the Classical Age, and Modernity. He argues that sovereignty may be considered as an idea contingent upon, instead of primary to, political technological know-how and its heritage.

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Download E-books Beyond Confrontation: Transforming the New World Order (Praeger Series in Transformational Politics and Political Sc) PDF

By Charles Hauss

This e-book provides disagreement because the key topic of the post-cold struggle global. It argues that the realm can be replaced dramatically for the higher if humans and governments have been to undertake a brand new state of mind and working with clash that takes us past war of words. The examples of conflict, foreign economics, environmental decay, and racial clash express that during latest interdependent global, the issues we are facing are interdependent too. The primary guideline is that it really is in general extra pragmatic to behave cooperatively. most vital, the booklet exhibits that cooperative challenge fixing isn't really mere pie within the sky idealism.

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