This book traces the development of modern Syria focusing on the contribution of the Ba’th party and Ba’thist ideology. It examines the roots of the Ba’th in the intellectual ferment of the 1940s and charts its growing influence on Syrian politics. Special attention is devoted to the crucial Sixth...
Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge
Beyond the Metropolis
This book examines the limits to cosmopolitan liberal peacebuilding caused by its preoccupation with the values and assumptions of neoliberal global governance. The peace people experience is determined by the processes privileged in peacebuilding. This book is about four things that shape the...
Published June 29th 2013 by Routledge
Understanding the Poverty of Great Politics
By developing a long-term supranational perspective, this ambitious, multi-faceted work provides a new understanding of ‘totalitarianism’, the troubling common element linking Soviet communism, Italian fascism and German Nazism. The book’s original analysis of antecedent ideas on the subject sheds...
Published December 20th 2005 by Routledge
This title provides a unique combination of the law and practice of housing law. It offers readers a detailed yet accessible analysis of the most important areas of housing law that practitioners currently encounter. The context of each topic is considered, as well as the lawyer's role, case...
Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish
Richly illustrated to showcase the best practices, surgical methods, and procedures for difficult situations in neurosurgery, this reference demonstrates strategies to manage brain metastases, intracranial gliomas and meningiomas, pituitary region tumors, and intracranial vascular malformations;...
Published November 7th 2005 by CRC Press
Published November 13th 2002 by CRC Press
Power, Elitism and Democracy
This book illustrates the limits to the 1990s UNTAC peacekeeping intervention in Cambodia and raises a critical challenge to the assumptions underpinning key tenets of the 'Liberal Project' as a mechanism for resolving complex, severe struggles for elite political power in developing countries.The...
Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge
As adaptive capacities decline, and disease increases, the elderly become major consumers of drugs. Because of the special needs of older patients, physicians, geriatricians, health providers, and researchers must know how the aging process changes the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties...
Published August 13th 1996 by CRC Press