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The Constitution of the United States of America

Founding Fathers

The landmark legal document of the United States, the U.S. Constitution comprises the primary law of the Federal Government. Signed by the members of the Consitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, the Constitution outlines the powers... (read more)


Leftist Studies
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Liberalism as Ideology: Essays in Honour of Michael Freeden

Ben Jackson

Liberalism is the dominant ideology of our time, yet its character remains the subject of intense scholarly and political controversy. Debates about the liberal political tradition--about its history, its central philosophical commitments, its... (read more)


Labor
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Winning the War for Talent in Emerging Markets: Why Women Are the Solution

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

The war for talent is heating up in emerging markets. Without enough “brain power,” multinationals cant succeed in these markets. Yet theyre approaching the war in the wrong way—bringing in expats and engaging in bidding wars for hotshot... (read more)


Covert Government and Conspiracy Theory
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All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

Stephen Kinzer

With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country’s elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century of brutal rule under the Shah, and... (read more)


United States
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Explaining Consciousness: The Hard Problem

Jonathan Shear

At the 1994 landmark conference "Toward a Scientific Basis for Consciousness", philosopher David Chalmers distinguished between the "easy" problems and the "hard" problem of consciousness research. According to Chalmers, the easy problems are to explain... (read more)


General
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The Writer Who Stayed

William Zinsser

Adapted from "Zinsser on Friday," The American Scholar's National Magazine Award–Winning Essay Series For nineteen months William Zinsser, author of the best-selling On Writing Well and many other books, wrote a weekly column for the... (read more)


Anarchism
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Society of the Spectacle

Guy Debord

The Das Kapital of the 20th century. An essential text, and the main theoretical work of the situationists. Few works of political and cultural theory have been as enduringly provocative. From its publication amid the social upheavals of the 1960's up to... (read more)


Reference
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Inter-american Yearbook on Human Rights 2000; 2V.

Inter-american Commission On Human Right

This Yearbook aims to contribute to a greater awareness of the functions and activities of the organs of the Inter-American system for the protection of human rights.... (read more)


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