Political Science / American Government / State & Provincial

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State and Society in Conflict

State and Society in Conflict

Comparative Perspectives on the Andean Crises

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the crisis of relations between state and society in five Andean countries from the 1980s to the present.

Secret Dialogues

Secret Dialogues

Church-State Relations, Torture, and Social Justice in Authoritarian Brazil

Kenneth Serbin uncovers the existence of secret talks between generals and Roman Catholic bishops at the height of Brazil’s military dictatorship. It illuminates the complicity of the Catholic Church in the military’s subversive PR campaigns, abductions, and torturings.

Neighborhood and Nation in Tokyo, 1905–1937

Neighborhood and Nation in Tokyo, 1905–1937

In this pre-World War II analysis of working-class areas of Tokyo, primarily its Honjo ward, Hastings shows that bureaucrats, particularly in the Home Ministry, were concerned with the needs of their citizens and took significant steps to protect the city’s working families and the poor.

Barrios in Arms

Barrios in Arms

Revolution in Santo Domingo

When the revolution broke out in Santo Domingo in April 1965, Jose A. Moreno was living in the rebel zone of the city, where he helped with the organization of medical clinics and food distribution centers. His activities brought him into daily contact with top leaders of the rebel forces, members of political organizations, commando groups of young men from the barrios and ordinary citizens in the neighborhood. His eyewitness account is augmented by his professional analysis of the rebels-their backgrounds, personalities, ideologies, and expectations. He also focuses on the social processes that brought cohesiveness to the divergent rebel groups as they faced a common enemy.

The First and Second United States Empires

The First and Second United States Empires

This book describes the nature of government in all the contiguous territories of the United States from 1784-1912, offering a comprehensive view of the role and meaning of territorial government.

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