Foundations for Public Administration Science in the 21st Century


Author: Luis Humberto Fernández Fuentes
Publisher: INAP
ISBN: 6079026538
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 314
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This book is About the Science of Public Administration about what we know and what we need to know about it, as well as what we can do to make science more useful to the state and society. The disarticulation between the Science of Public Administration and the administrative practice of the XXI century causes that the public administrator does not have the theoretical elements and the sufficient tools for the efficient and effective treatment of public affairs. The administration Public and its science have to be rethought not only from their inheritance, but also from their potential to provide intellectual tools and practices that increase public capacity.That is ,make a stronger,smarter and more efficient state, which can only be achieved with a solid and useful body of knowledge. From the detailed study of the State, the Science of Public Administration and its practice,facing the current needs of the governments,the autor proposes elements for its consolidation and strengthening in the XXI century.

The Politics of Technology in Latin America


Author: Maria Ines Bastos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134799365
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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This collection sets out to explore technology policy in Latin America during the 1970s and 1980s. It is based on country studies and industry studies in the main Latin American economies and examines the political turmoil surrounding protected industrialisation in these countries.

Cuban Studies 33


Author: Lisandro Perez,Uva De Aragon
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 0822970716
Category: History
Page: 280
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Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press since 1985. Founded in 1970, it is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in both English and Spanish, a large book review section, and an exhaustive compilation of recent works in the field.

The Problem of Money in Electoral Politics

A Latin American Perspective
Author: Alejandro Poiré
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Campaign funds
Page: 13
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The New Critique of Ideology

Lessons from Post-Pinochet Chile
Author: Ricardo Camargo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113732967X
Category: Social Science
Page: 298
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This book offers a new ideology critique for political analysis by revisiting Habermas via a Žižekian reading. The book includes an application of the theory to the case of the political consensus reached in Chile's post-Pinochet.

The Global Gold Market and the International Monetary System from the late 19th Century to the Present

Actors, Networks, Power
Author: S. Bott
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137306718
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 205
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Using an inter-disciplinary and global approach this book examines the different roles gold played in the international economy from the late 19th century until today. It gives a complete and comprehensive overview of the many facets of the global gold market's organization from the extraction of this precious metal to its consumption.

Caesar and God; the Priesthood and Politics


Author: Roger Vekemans
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Christianisme et politique
Page: 118
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Times Gone By

Memoirs of a Man of Action
Author: Vicente Pérez Rosales
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199939004
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 432
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These memoirs trace the wild and adventurous life of Pérez Rosales from his childhood up to the 1860s. During that approximately half-century he saw and did more than a dozen ordinary men. At age eleven in Argentina he witnessed the executions of Luis and Juan Jose Carrera. From there, his activities and adventures took him on several journeys on sailing vessels around Cape Horn; to Paris, where he witnessed the July revolution of 1830; to various commercial endeavors including a distillery, the practice of medicine, and cattle smuggling; into service as an advisor to an Argentine warlord; as a miner for precious metals in the north of Chile; as participant in the California Gold Rush in 1849; as director of the government's project for German immigration and settlement in the wild south of Chile; and also as Chilean consul and immigration agent in Hamburg. Around the world, Rosales lived through many of his era's watershed moments. His exciting memoirs offer a chance to relive the rush and chaos of these times--from a much safer vantage.

Criminal law between war and peace

justice and cooperation in criminal matters in international military interventions : prceedings of the XVth International Congress on Social Defense
Author: Stefano Manacorda,Adán Nieto Martín
Publisher: Ministerio de Justicia
ISBN: 9788484276876
Category: Law
Page: 814
View: 1927
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If subjecting war to law is one of the most important legal achievements of the 20th century, progressing further in that direction is one of the most important challenges for the 21st century. The problems it poses are many: the term “war” has formally fallen into disuse and we talk about “peacekeeping”; armies are today the product of cooperation between states and international organizations; private contractors increasingly participate in warlike activities, as the case of the Iraq war demonstrates; and the lines between war and very serious forms of crime (terrorism, organized crime) are increasingly blurred. This volume compiles the contributions presented at XVth International Congress on Social Defence, and tackle the criminal-legal issues raised by these new scenarios. It constitutes an innovative volume, gathering together the work of both academic and military authors, who have drawn on their theoretical and practical experience.

Empire and Science in the Making

Dutch Colonial Scholarship in Comparative Global Perspective, 1760-1830
Author: P. Boomgaard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137334029
Category: History
Page: 315
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Drawing on extensive new research, and bringing much new scholarship before English readers for the first time, this wide-ranging volume examines how knowledge was created and circulated throughout the Dutch Empire, and how these processes compared with those of the Imperial Britain, Spain, and Russia.

Education in Europe: Policies and Politics


Author: José Antonio Ibáñez-Martín,Gonzalo Jover
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401598649
Category: Education
Page: 168
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This book aims to provide a wide ranging analysis of the educational challenges posed by the treaty signed in Maastricht in 1992. It brings together an international group of specialists in the fields of educational theory, philosophy of education, politics of education, comparative education, and gender equal opportunities. Focusing particularly on pedagogic issues, it is essential reading for those engaged in educational research, for students of education, and for those working with European Union institutions.

In the Eyes of God

A Study on the Culture of Suffering
Author: Fernando Escalante Gonzalbo
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Philosophy
Page: 262
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"Every culture needs to appropriate the universal truth of human suffering," says Fernando Escalante, ". . . to give its own meaning to this suffering, so that human existence is bearable." Originally published in Spanish as La mirada de Dios: Estudios sobre la cultura del sufrimiento, this book is a remarkable study of the evolution of the culture of suffering and the different elements that constitute it, beginning with a reading of Rousseau and ending with the appearance of the Shoah in the Western consciousness—"The memory endures, and this constitutes a fundamental transition for the Western conscience: we have witnessed." Drawing on writings from the Greeks to Cervantes, Voltaire to Nietzsche, and Freud to William James, Escalante combines his considerable knowledge of politics and political theory with a vast array of literary examples to arrive at an intellectual understanding of the history and meaning of suffering. His investigation encompasses the rise of popular politics, the role of messianism in modern nationalism, and the contemporary implications of the Shoah. This book will appeal to a wide audience: students of political theory, humanism, and philosophy, as well as the general reader interested in a glimpse into the mind of a highly original Latin American thinker.

Cuban Studies 19


Author: Carmelo Mesa-Lago
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 9780822970286
Category: History
Page: 339
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Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press since 1985. Founded in 1970, it is tahe preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in both English and Spanish, a large book review section, and an exhaustive compilation of recent works in the field.

Interciencia


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: N.A
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Análisis político y electoral


Author: Irene DELGADO SOTILLOS,Lourdes LÓPEZ NIETO
Publisher: Editorial UNED
ISBN: 843626309X
Category: Political Science
Page: 613
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El presente volumen reúne algunos de los textos seminales que configuran las diferentes aportaciones sobre los sistemas de partidos, el comportamiento electoral y la cultura política, así como de las instituciones representativas. Estos textos muestran el acentuado pluralismo temático y metodológico de la Ciencia Política. Sugieren vías para una comprensión global del origen y desarrollo de las diferentes cuestiones y enfoques en vigor.

El político y el científico


Author: Max Weber
Publisher: Alianza Editorial
ISBN: 9788420639642
Category: Political Science
Page: 233
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En los trabajos que componen EL POLÍTICO Y EL CIENTÍFICO precedidos por un prólogo de RAYMOND ARON en esta edición-, MAX WEBER (1864-1920) reflexiona acerca de la contraposición entre el quehacer del investigador y el comportamiento del hombre de acción. Por una parte, las virtudes del político parecen incompatibles con las cualidades del hombre de ciencia; por otra, sin embargo, existe una comunicación dialéctica entre conocimiento y acción, ya que el saber objetivo favorece un comportamiento racional y aumenta las probabilidades de conseguir las metas que el político se propone. Otras obras de Max Weber en esta colección: «La ética protestante y el 3espíritu2 del capitalismo» (CS 3805) Y «Escritos políticos» (LB 1531).

CEPAL Review


Author: N.A
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: N.A
Category: Latin America
Page: N.A
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Curso de Teoría Política


Author: N.A
Publisher: Juan Carlos Martínez Coll
ISBN: 8469079050
Category:
Page: N.A
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Unesco List of Documents and Publications


Author: Unesco
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Unesco List of Documents and Publications


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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