Mas i Junqueras, dos capitans i un sol timó (Catalan by Tian Riba

By Tian Riba

Després de trenta-cinc anys marcats according to l. a. figura gegantina i complexa de Jordi Pujol, Catalunya es troba en una cruïlla decisiva de los angeles seva història. El viatge cap a un Estat propi està capitanejat in step with dos polítics que potser no volien ser-ho: Artur Mas i Oriol Junqueras. En què s’assemblen children dos? En què són diferents? L’origen social, los angeles formació i les conviccions personals i polítiques de Mas i Junqueras poden marcar el futur del país tant com els partits respectius. El periodista Tian Riba els ha estudiat a fons i en aquest llibre ha encreuat el retrat dels dos personatges amb el seu context social i polític. El resultat és una visió de l. a. complexitat de Catalunya i del second real a través de dos líders que es disputen el timó en un període extraordinari.

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The Clinton Scandals and the Politics of Image Restoration by Joseph R. Blaney,William L. Benoit

By Joseph R. Blaney,William L. Benoit

President invoice Clinton has been greater than beneficiant, Blaney and Benoit indicate, in delivering fodder for exam of snapshot recovery in politics. His accusers have additionally performed their half in making the general public conscious of the president's genuine and perceived shortcomings. because the authors element, invoice Clinton has been the topic of an enormous, if no longer extraordinary, quantity of scrutiny via his own and political enemies.

Blaney and Benoit systematically evaluation the heritage of a number of the scandals that experience marred the Clinton presidency. They be aware of the thoughts used to boost a number of the accusations and the methods taken via the president and his supporters to deflect the assaults. All students and researchers attracted to political verbal exchange and rhetoric in modern American politics and the presidency will locate this to be crucial reading.

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Napoleone il piccolo. Con un saggio di Eugenio Di Rienzo by Victor Hugo,Eugenio Di Rienzo

By Victor Hugo,Eugenio Di Rienzo

“Non sperate di liberarvi dei libri”.
Victor Hugo

Quanti piccoli napoleoni ci sono nel mondo? Troppi! Piccoli napoleoni che invocano poteri supremi in nome dell’interesse generale. Guai a rimanere imparziali di fronte ai liberticidi di qualsiasi risma, scriveva Victor Hugo, un secolo e mezzo fa, schernendo il colpo di Stato di Napoleone iii visto come un atto di delinquenza politica.
In Napoleone il piccolo e I Castighi, “due libelli feroci”, Hugo, scrive qualcosa di definitivo contro ogni colpo di Stato. E lo scrive come solo un grande narratore poteva scriverlo: una enorme slavina di parole, nomi, luoghi, liste, epiteti e descrizioni che richiamano, spesso, I Miserabili. Si viene travolti dalla vertigine del racconto. according to questo Napoleone il piccolo è anche un sopraffino saggio di storia militante.
Quelle di Hugo rimangono pagine di grandissima attualità anche nel mondo contemporaneo cavalcato da innumerevoli piccoli napoleoni.
Un saggio introduttivo dello storico Eugenio Di Rienzo ricostruisce il colpo di Stato di Luigi Bonaparte. È stata approntata un’ampia sezione di additional a commento del testo e della personalità di Hugo.

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Presidential Leadership in Political Time: Reprise and by Stephen Skowronek

By Stephen Skowronek

A bestselling vintage with a brand new bankruptcy on President Barack Obama

Renowned student Stephen Skowronek's insights have essentially altered our figuring out of the yank presidency. His "political time" thesis has been fairly influential, revealing how presidents reckon with the paintings in their predecessors, situate their energy inside of fresh political occasions, and assert their authority within the provider of swap. within the unique version of this publication, Skowronek revisited that thesis to make greater feel of the presidencies of invoice Clinton and George W. Bush. during this new version, he additionally addresses the 1st years of Barack Obama's presidency.

Already thought of a vintage and wide-spread in classes at the presidency, Skowronek's e-book has drastically increased our figuring out of and debates over the politics of management. It clarifies the common political difficulties that presidents confront in political time, in addition to the most probably results in their operating via them, and considers modern ideas in our political procedure that undergo at the management styles from the extra far away earlier. Drawing out parallels within the politics of management among Andrew Jackson and Franklin Roosevelt and among James Polk and John Kennedy, it develops a brand new and revealing standpoint at the presidential management of Clinton, Bush, and now Obama.

In this variation, Skowronek devotes a wholly new bankruptcy to Obama's presidency and its clients for changing into transformational-like the presidencies of Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, FDR, and Reagan, all of whom succeeded to various levels in reconstructing the enjoying box of nationwide politics. alongside the way in which, he wonders if this sort of management continues to be even attainable, given the present divided nation of the yankee polity. He additionally takes a clean examine the influence of the twenty-four-hour information cycle, of a extra disciplined and homogeneous Republican occasion, of conservative advocacy of the "unitary thought" of the administrative, and of revolutionary disillusionment with the presidency as an institution.

A provocative evaluation of presidential historical past, Skowronek's publication brims with clean insights and opens a window at the establishment of the administrative place of work and the workings of the yank political method as a complete. Intellectually gratifying for students, it additionally presents an obtainable quantity for college students and normal readers drawn to the yank presidency.

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Vietnam's Lost Revolution: Ngô Đình Diệm's Failure to Build by Geoffrey Stewart

By Geoffrey Stewart

Vietnam's misplaced Revolution employs newly-released archival fabric from Vietnam to check the increase and fall of the detailed Commissariat for Civic motion within the First Republic of Vietnam, and in so doing reassesses the origins of the Vietnam warfare. A cornerstone of Ngô Đình Diệm's presidency, Civic motion used to be meant to rework Vietnam right into a thriving, smooth, self sufficient, noncommunist Southeast Asian state. Geoffrey Stewart juxtaposes Diem's progressive plan with the conflicting and competing visions of Vietnam's postcolonial destiny held via different indigenous teams. He exhibits how the govt. did not achieve legitimacy in the peasantry, ceding the virtue to the communist-led competition and paving the way in which for the yank army intervention within the mid-1960s. This e-book presents a richer and extra nuanced research of the origins of the Vietnam conflict within which inner struggles over nationwide identification, self-determination, or even modernity itself are central.

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Aftermath: The Clinton Impeachment and the Presidency in the by Leonard V. Kaplan,Beverly Moran

By Leonard V. Kaplan,Beverly Moran

With the threat of prosecution after his time period is over and the opportunity of disbarment in Arkansas putting over President Clinton, the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal and the occasions that experience it convey no signal of abating. The query has develop into what to do, and the way to imagine, approximately these 8 months. Did the President lie or used to be it believable that he had in truth testified to no sexual dating? was once the activity look for Monica simply aid for a pal or a sinister technique of acquiring silence? whether all of the fees have been precise, did impeachment keep on with or was once censure adequate? And what are the lasting repercussions at the place of work of the Presidency?

Aftermath: The Clinton Impeachment and the Presidency within the Age of Political Spectacle takes a multi-disciplinary method of learn the Clinton impeachment from political views around the spectrum. The authors try to tease out the meanings of the scandal from the vantage aspect of legislations, faith, public opinion, and politics, either public and private. additional, the impeachment itself is located largely in the modern American liberal kingdom and mined for the contradictory chances for reconciliation it finds in our culture.

Contributors: David T. Canon, John Cooper, Drucilla Cornell, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Robert W. Gordon, Lawrence Joseph, Leonard V. Kaplan, David Kennedy, Kenneth R. Mayer, Beverly I. Moran, Father Richard John Neuhaus, David Novak, Linda Denise Oakley, Elizabeth Rapaport, Lawrence Rosen, Eric Rothstein, Aviam Soifer, Lawrence M. Solan, Cass R. Sunstein, Stephen Toulmin, Leon Trakman, Frank Tuerkheimer, Mark V. Tushnet, Andrew D. Weiner, Robin L. West.

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Leader Symbols and Personality Cult in North Korea: The by Jae-Cheon Lim

By Jae-Cheon Lim

The legitimacy of the North Korean nation relies completely at the leaders’ own legitimacy, and is maintained via the indoctrination of individuals with chief symbols and the enactment of management cults in lifestyle. it may well therefore be dubbed a "leader state". The frequency of chief symbols and the richness and scale of leader-symbol-making in North Korea are easily unrivalled. additionally, the character cults of North Korean leaders are significant to people’s day-by-day job, seriously affecting their minds and feelings. either chief symbols and cult actions are profoundly entrenched within the associations and everyday life, and if separated and cancelled, the North Korean nation will be reworked.


This publication analyses North Korea as a "leader state", targeting parts, chief symbols and cult actions. It argues that those parts were, and stay, the spine of North Korea, shaping North Korean tradition. to bare the "leader nation" personality, the ebook in particular examines North Korea’s management cults, its use of chief symbols in those cults, and the character of the symbolism concerned. How has the North Korean kingdom built the cult of the Kim Il Sung relations? How does the nation use chief symbols to perpetuate this cult? How has the kingdom built myths and rituals that maintain the cult in everyday life? What chief pictures has country propaganda synthetic? How does the state’s manipulation of chief symbols impact the symbolism that's assigned to the leader’s activities? In answering those questions, this publication sheds new mild at the energy and resilience of the North Korean nation, and indicates the way it has been in a position to continue to exist even the main tough fiscal interval of the mid-1990s.


Leader Symbols and character Cult in North Korea could be crucial interpreting for college students and students of North Korea, Korean politics, Asian politics, political sociology and visible politics.

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The Jonathan Presidency: The First Year by John A. Ayoade,Adeoye A. Akinsanya,Olatunde J. B. Ojo

By John A. Ayoade,Adeoye A. Akinsanya,Olatunde J. B. Ojo

The Jonathan Presidency provides a accomplished and targeted research of Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan’s first 12 months in place of work. The Jonathan Presidency analyzes the facility of the featured Nigerian politicians to convey their electoral can provide, defend and uphold the Nigerian structure, and maintain a clear, citizen-friendly administration.

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Politici (Italian Edition) by Antonio Di Pietro,Morena Zapparoli Funari

By Antonio Di Pietro,Morena Zapparoli Funari

los angeles storia personale di Antonio Di Pietro e quella dell'Italia dagli ultimi giorni della Prima Repubblica a oggi si intrecciano fino a coincidere. Da protagonista di questa transizione epocale, Di Pietro ha incarnato agli occhi di molti lo spirito della legalità, il contrasto irriducibile a ogni forma di pratica clientelare e di sistema corruttivo. l. a. sua è una testimonianza fondamentale according to ricostruire l. a. storia vera - e according to larghi tratti occulta - del nostro Paese. In questo libro, Di Pietro ci racconta i protagonisti della Prima e della Seconda Repubblica in quattordici ritratti monografici: da Craxi a Berlusconi, da Prodi a Bossi, da Veltroni a Fini, da Vendola a Casini a Monti. Il suo è un punto di vista prezioso in line with scoprire i retroscena di snodi storici fondamentali: dagli interrogatori a Craxi e a Forlani, dalla scoperta delle contiguità tra il chief socialista e Berlusconi, fino agli anni recenti dei governi Berlusconi e Prodi e ai recentissimi eventi del governo Monti. Tra i ritratti di questa galleria politica si snoda il filo rosso che lega il nostro passato al futuro. Una ricostruzione onesta fino all'irriverenza scritta da un magistrato che non ha mai smesso d'investigare.

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Growing Leaders by Timothy Littell

By Timothy Littell

Tim Littell has a Master’s measure in Human source improvement and over 30 years of expertise constructing education and has management event with significant agencies and overseas businesses. Here’s what a few of those that labored with Tim needed to say:
“I really loved operating with Tim Littell. he's what all managers can be; a pace-setter who may perhaps consultant others to excellence.” (Bob Miner, education middle supervisor, Mitsubishi Motors)

“Tim is an clever, stimulated, and worrying person. he's a very good chief and led his education workforce at Mitsubishi to complete an even bigger imaginative and prescient. His management used to be refined, seamless, and natural.” (Cindi Sinden, DENSO revenues of California)

“When he took over the management of the nationwide education division, he instituted a number of concepts that truly took our education application to the subsequent level…We have been eventually operating jointly as a finely oiled machine!” (Rick LaVarta, education middle supervisor, Mitsubishi Motors)

Tim ways management from an unapologetically Christian perspective, beginning the place all authority really starts off, with God, and his preliminary command to Adam: “Be fruitful and multiply”. utilizing the analogy of a fruit tree, Tim takes you thru some of the levels of a leader’s improvement, beginning with the seed, sprouting right into a sapling, turning out to be right into a mature plant, and eventually turning into a fruit-bearing tree. Modes of management contain Farmer, Gardener, Caretaker, and Harvester, and a pair additional modes of management used for specified situations, Firefighter and Chef.

Tim is helping you're thinking that your method via a number of questions each chief has:

How have you learnt while you are a pacesetter?
Is there a distinction among a pace-setter and a supervisor?
What makes a pacesetter diversified from these they lead?
Is management an innate skill or is it anything that any one can study and strengthen?
How can we reproduce ourselves as leaders?
How does a pace-setter truly get the authority to guide?

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