From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama
The promotion of democracy by the United States became highly controversial during the presidency of George W. Bush. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were widely perceived as failed attempts at enforced democratization, sufficient that Barack Obama has felt compelled to downplay the rhetoric of...
Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge
Theoretical, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
The rise of widespread negative attitudes towards US foreign policy, especially due to the war of aggression against Iraq and the subsequent military occupation of the country – has brought new attention to the meaning and instruments of soft power. In this edited collection, an outstanding line up...
Published March 3rd 2010 by Routledge
Critical reflections on Power, Morals and Civilisation
Building on his seminal contributions to the field, Robert W. Cox engages with the major themes that have characterized his work over the past three decades, and the main topics which affect the globalized world at the start of the twentieth-century. This new volume by one of the world's...
Published September 12th 2002 by Routledge
The consequences of ineffective coping are evident in the health of individuals and organisations. This book brings together a wealth of research and thinking about coping in occupational settings.Coping, Health and Organizations begins by looking at measurement of coping with stress. The...
Published December 9th 1999 by CRC Press
A new approach to improving the production of goods and services, Constraints Management (CM), recognizes the powerful role of the constraint (the limiting resource) in determining the output of the entire production system. By learning about and mastering CM concepts, managers can improve their...
Published September 24th 1997 by CRC Press