By Denise Eileen McCoskey,Emily Zakin
This assortment bargains a colourful exploration of the bonds among sexual distinction and political constitution in Greek tragedy. In how the acts of violence and tortured kinship family members are depicted within the paintings of all 3 significant Greek tragic playwrights—Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides—the participants make clear the workings and failings of the Greek polis, and discover the capacity wherein sexual distinction and town take form when it comes to one another. the amount enhances and expands the efforts of present feminist interpretations of Antigone and the Oresteia by means of contemplating the meanings of tragedy for historic Athenian audiences whereas additionally unveiling the reverberations of Greek tragedy’s formulations and dilemmas in glossy political existence and for modern political philosophy.
“…considers key historic tragedies and the concept that of tragedy itself by way of modern Freudian, intertextual and gendered views. In so doing, the gathering speaks to the a number of equipment of learning classical works and hence of realizing those tragedies as they have been then played and as we event them now.” — Polis
“This assortment, written via individual students in old stories, makes a speciality of the tragic intersection of Athenian civic values and concepts of sexual distinction. Unfolding the complexities of the tragedies of the homes of Laius and Atreus, the individuals draw on background, psychoanalysis, and conception to shed new gentle on how gender outlined the tradition and politics of the town state.” — Rebecca Bushnell, writer of Tragedy: a brief Introduction
At Miami collage, Denise Eileen McCoskey is affiliate Professor of Classics and associate Black global reviews, and Emily Zakin is affiliate Professor of Philosophy. Zakin is the coeditor (with Ellen ok. Feder and Mary C. Rawlinson) of Derrida and Feminism: Recasting the query of Woman.
By Frank Costigliola
In the spring of 1945, because the Allied victory in Europe was once coming near near, the form of the postwar global hinged at the own politics and incorrect personalities of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin. Roosevelt's misplaced Alliances captures this second and indicates how FDR crafted a profitable coalition via overcoming different behavior, upbringings, sympathies, and prior reviews of the 3 leaders. specifically, Roosevelt informed his well-known allure on Stalin, lavishing admire on him, salving his insecurities, and rendering him extra amenable to compromise on a few matters.
but, at the same time he pursued a long-lasting peace, FDR was once alienating his personal intimate circle of advisers and changing into dangerously remoted. After his demise, postwar cooperation trusted Harry Truman, who, with very diverse sensibilities, heeded the embittered "Soviet specialists" his predecessor had stored far away. A Grand Alliance used to be painstakingly outfitted and carelessly misplaced. The chilly warfare used to be under no circumstances inevitable.
This landmark research brings to gentle key missed files, similar to the Yalta diary of Roosevelt's daughter Anna; the intimate letters of Roosevelt's de facto leader of employees, Missy LeHand; and the wiretap transcripts of estranged adviser Harry Hopkins. With a gripping narrative and refined research, Roosevelt's misplaced Alliances lays out a brand new method of overseas family members historical past. Frank Costigliola highlights the interaction among nationwide political pursuits and extra contingent elements, reminiscent of the personalities of leaders and the culturally conditioned feelings forming their perceptions and using their activities. overseas kin flowed from own politics--a lesson pertinent to historians, diplomats, and electorate alike.
By Debarati Sanyal
As it deals new readings of a few of the main celebrated and arguable novelists, filmmakers, and playwrights from the French-speaking international, reminiscence and Complicity addresses those questions with a view to reframe the best way we predict approximately ancient reminiscence and its political makes use of today.
By Niklas Luhmann
By Baoxu Zhao
This publication collects the paintings of Zhao Baoxu, a popular pupil of political technological know-how, overseas political scientist and educator. It positive factors greater than 14 papers that absolutely discover the political recommendations of Professor Zhao, who was once deeply rooted in his predicament for China, its humans and the world.
Going throughout the vicissitudes in either the twentieth and the twenty first centuries, Mr. Zhao witnessed and skilled the twists and turns within the start and improvement of political technological know-how in China. He additionally participated and promoted the recovery and development of up to date political technology in China. Roaming extensively within the stories on social technology, philosophy, politics, tradition and diplomacy, he spared no attempt to discover the political nature and improvement pattern of human society and the trail to rejuvenate China and lead the country in the direction of a excessive point of civilization. moreover, he ardently appealed for global peace and customary development.Inside this booklet, readers will observe wealthy and profound political suggestions, highbrow treasures within the zone of social tradition and political technological know-how in China. Professor Zhao’s paintings deals students a distinct perception into knowing and greedy the historical past and improvement of socialism with chinese language characteristics.
By Jeffrey A. Engel,Thomas J. Knock
In asking such questions, the essays during this quantity -- written via twelve prime students famous for his or her services on their respective matters -- show alternately the frailty, the humanity, and the power of personality of a few of America's such a lot arguable presidents. 3 of them take care of the loss of life of children--the effect of the lack of a tender son on Franklin Pierce, Abraham Lincoln, and Calvin Coolidge. one other exhibits how, whilst his father suffered a stroke, John F. Kennedy misplaced his most crucial adviser because the drawback in Cuba loomed. 3 essays inform tales approximately infamous, self-inflicted scandals through the presidencies of Andrew Jackson, Richard Nixon, and invoice Clinton. numerous of them specialise in the consequences of incapacity or disorder within the Oval workplace -- on Woodrow Wilson's stroke on the finish of worldwide conflict I; Franklin Roosevelt's paralysis whereas major the rustic throughout the nice melancholy and global conflict II; Ronald Reagan's struggles and altered priorities within the wake of an assassination test; and the bearing of melancholy and character problems of 1 style or one other at the activities Jackson, John Tyler, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon in the course of their an important years in office.
While illuminating a substantial span of yankee background and supplying new and demanding analyses of yankee politics and overseas coverage, those interesting essays remind us in regards to the own part of presidential management, and that the following day is promised to no one.
By Yves Bizeul
By Rick Fawn
In separate chapters on historical past, politics, economics, overseas family members and the recent Czech id, this booklet not just applauds the successes of the Czech Republic because 1993, but additionally uncovers the frayed edges of the velvet nation.
By Martin Beckstein
In contemporary years, monetary lifestyles has turn into more and more politicized: now, each corporation has a ‘philosophy’, promising its buyers a few moral surplus in go back for getting their items; shoppers store for switch; employees interact in individualized varieties of worker activism similar to whistleblowing; and governments give a contribution to the re-configuration of the commercial sphere as a domain of political contestation by means of reminding company and personal fiscal actors in their accountability to ‘do their bit’.
The Politics of monetary Life addresses this pattern by means of exploring the ways that practices of intake, paintings, creation, and entrepreneurship are imbued with political procedure and beliefs, and assesses the potentials and perils of the politicization of monetary task for democracy within the twenty first century.
By Barry O'Toole
A close examination of the ethics of upper civil servants in Britain and how they've been undermined by means of fresh advancements in public administration.
Barry O'Toole tackles key questions corresponding to:
- how should still public servants behave?
- how may still they be inspired to imagine ethically?
- how may still they be encouraged to take action?
Focusing at the position of public provider, public responsibility and the general public curiosity within the twenty-first century, O’Toole solutions those vital questions and appears on the emergence of ‘new public management’, the more and more very important function of 'special advisers' and the decline of the general public carrier ethos less than New Labour.
The excellent of Public Service explores the various key contributions to the advance of rules approximately public carrier within the context of British important management and gives a dialogue of modern traits in administrative perform within the united kingdom. Combining political concept and an research of the background and improvement of the civil carrier, this well timed ebook should be of robust curiosity to these gaining knowledge of British Politics, Governance and Public Policy.