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A Go-To Database for Politics and Education 

One of the most comprehensive databases covering journals in political science is Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, available as part of the ProQuest suite of resources.  This database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its associated fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy.  ProQuest indicates that this …

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Philosophy and Real Politics 

Title: Philosophy and real politics Author: Raymond Geuss Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008 Check it Out: A71 .G46 2008 From the Publisher: Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. But in Philosophy and …

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The Art of Not Being Governed 

Title: The art of not being governed : an anarchist history of upland Southeast Asia Author: By James C. Scott Publishing: Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009 Check It Out:  DS523.3 .S36 2009 From the Publisher: For two thousand years the disparate groups that now reside in Zomia (a mountainous region the …

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Class Wars? 

Title: Class war?: what Americans really think about economic inequality Author: Benjamin I. Page, Lawrence R. Jacobs. Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009. Check It Out: E-Book From the Publisher: Recent battles in Washington over how to fix America’s fiscal failures strengthened the widespread impression that economic issues sharply divide average citizens. …

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Dead Aid 

Title: Dead aid: why aid is not working and how there is a better way for Africa Author: Dambisa Moyo Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009 Check It Out: HC800 .M69 2009 From the Publisher: In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries …

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On Compromise and Rotten Compromises 

Title: On compromise and rotten compromises Author: Avishai Margalit Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2010 Check it Out: BJ1431 .M28 2010 From the Publisher: When is political compromise acceptable--and when is it fundamentally rotten, something we should never accept, come what may? What if a rotten compromise is politically necessary? Compromise is a great …

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