Tag: Institutions

Safety and Resilience of Higher Educational Institutions Considerations for a Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Analysis


Takako Izumi, "Safety and Resilience of Higher Educational Institutions: Considerations for a Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Analysis "
English | ISBN: 9811911924 | 2022 | 272 pages | PDF | 6 MB
The world has spent the majority of 2020 enduring an unpreceded crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of this crisis has been enormous, and the situation has yet to be resolved. It is still difficult to anticipate when the pandemic will end and how our lives will have changed after the crisis.

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The Effects of Political Institutions on Varieties of Capitalism


The Effects of Political Institutions on Varieties of Capitalism by Matthew P. Arsenault
English | PDF | 2017 | 209 Pages | ISBN : 3319508911 | 3.3 MB
This book identifies and explores the mechanisms linking political institutions and variation in capitalist systems. A strong correlation exists between varieties of political regimes and varieties of capitalism: majoritarian political regimes are correlated with liberal market economies (LMEs) and consensus political regimes are correlated with coordinated market economies (CMEs). Still, correlation is not causation.

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The Impact of Populism on European Institutions and Civil Society Discourses, Practices, and Policies


The Impact of Populism on European Institutions and Civil Society: Discourses, Practices, and Policies By Carlo Ruzza (editor), Carlo Berti (editor), Paolo Cossarini (editor)
2021 | 296 Pages | ISBN: 3030734102 | PDF | 6 MB
What is the impact of populism on the EU? How did the EU institutions and civil society react to the recent rise of populist parties? To answer such relevant questions and understand populism in terms of ideas, political outcomes, and social dynamics, academia needs to engage with institutional actors, civil society organizations, and policy makers. By bringing together academics, members of European institutions and agencies, and leaders of civil society organizations, this edited volume bridges the gap between research and practice. It explores how populism impacted on European institutions and civil society and investigates their reactions and strategies to overcome the challenges posed by populists. This collection is organized into three main sections, i.e., general European governance; European Parliament and Commission; European organized civil society. Overall, the volume unveils how the populist threat was perceived within the EU institutions and NGOs and discusses the strategies they devised to react and how these were implemented in institutional and public communication.

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Political Representation Communities, Ideas and Institutions in Europe (c. 1200 – c. 1690)


Political Representation: Communities, Ideas and Institutions in Europe (c. 1200 – c. 1690) (Later Medieval Europe) edited by Jelle Haemers, Mario Damen, Alastair J. Mann
English | August 30, 2018 | ISBN: 9004352414 | True PDF | 332 pages | 8.4 MB
Political Representation: Communities, Ideas and Institutions in Europe (c. 1200 – c. 1690), a scholarly collection on representation in medieval and early modern Europe, opens up the field of institutional and parliamentary history to new paradigms of representation across a wide geography and chronology – as testified by the volume’s studies on assemblies ranging from Burgundy and Brabant to Ireland and Italy.

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Perspectives on International Relations Power, Institutions, and Ideas, 6th Edition


Perspectives on International Relations: Power, Institutions, and Ideas, 6th Edition by Henry R. Nau
English | February 2, 2018 | ISBN: 1506396224 | True EPUB/PDF | pages | 17.7/47 MB
Perspectives on International Relations: Power, Institutions, and Ideas shows students new to the field how theories (perspectives) of international affairs―realism, liberalism, constructivism (identity), and critical theory―play a decisive role in explaining every-day debates about world affairs. Why, for example, do politicians and political scientists disagree about the causes of the ongoing conflict in Syria, even though they all have the same facts? Or, why do policymakers disagree about how to deal with North Korea when they are all equally well informed?

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Living and Containing Psychoanalysis in Institutions


Gabriele Junkers, "Living and Containing Psychoanalysis in Institutions"
English | ISBN: 1032295139 | 2022 | 200 pages | PDF | 10 MB
Encompassing diverse perspectives on the psychoanalyst as individual, social being, and member of psychoanalytic institutions, this book provides practical and informed answers to the question of how psychoanalysts can take care of their psychoanalytic institutions.

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The Effects of Technology and Institutions on E-Participation A Cross-National Analysis


Pragati Rawat, "The Effects of Technology and Institutions on E-Participation: A Cross-National Analysis "
English | ISBN: 0367755491 | 2021 | 118 pages | EPUB | 760 KB
In this book Pragati Rawat and John C. Morris identify and evaluate the impact of factors that can help explain the difference in e-participation, public participation using information and communication technology, in different countries.

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Revisiting Traditional Institutions in the Khasi-Jaintia Hills


Charles Reuben Lyngdoh, "Revisiting Traditional Institutions in the Khasi-Jaintia Hills"
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1443899690 | PDF | pages: 238 | 1.2 mb
Traditional institutions in the Khasi-Jaintia society are living organisms which have existed for centuries and internally evolved from one phase to another. Despite having come into contact with newer and more modern forms of administration, they continue to exist, backed by local public opinion that has called for their continuity amidst diminishing responsibility and utility. This collection of papers explores the landscapes of traditional institutions that exist in the present Khasi and Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya, India. The chapters blend oral tradition with historical records and available sources from secondary literature. They examine the interplay of power and functions between the constitutional authorities, such as the state government, and the Autonomous District Councils and traditional authorities represented by the traditional institutions.

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Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean The Geniza Merchants and their Business World


Jessica L. Goldberg, "Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean: The Geniza Merchants and their Business World "
English | ISBN: 1107005477 | 2012 | 450 pages | PDF | 8 MB
The Geniza merchants of the eleventh-century Mediterranean – sometimes called the ‘Maghribi traders’ – are central to controversies about the origins of long-term economic growth and the institutional bases of trade. In this book, Jessica Goldberg reconstructs the business world of the Geniza merchants, maps the shifting geographic relationships of the medieval Islamic economy and sheds new light on debates about the institutional framework for later European dominance. Commercial letters, business accounts and courtroom testimony bring to life how these medieval traders used personal gossip and legal mechanisms to manage far-flung agents, switched business strategies to manage political risks and asserted different parts of their fluid identities to gain advantage in the multicultural medieval trading world. This book paints a vivid picture of the everyday life of Jewish merchants in Islamic societies and adds new depth to debates about medieval trading institutions with unique quantitative analyses and innovative approaches.

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Authoritarian Modernization in Russia Ideas, Institutions, and Policies


Vladimir Gel’man, "Authoritarian Modernization in Russia: Ideas, Institutions, and Policies "
English | ISBN: 1472465415 | 2016 | 214 pages | EPUB | 1085 KB
Post-Communist Russia is an instance of the phenomenon of authoritarian modernization project, which is perceived as a set of policies intended to achieve a high level of economic development, while political freedoms remain beyond the current modernization agenda or are postponed to a distant future. Why did Russia (unlike many countries of post-Communist Europe) pursue authoritarian modernization after the Soviet collapse? What is the ideational agenda behind this project and why does it dominate Russia’s post-Communist political landscape? What are the mechanisms of political governance, which maintain this project and how have they adopted and absorbed various democratic institutions and practices? Why has this project brought such diverse results in various policy arenas, and why have the consequences of certain policies become so controversial? Why, despite so many controversies, shortcomings and flaws, has this project remained attractive in the eyes of a large proportion of the Russian elite and ordinary citizens? This volume intended to place some of these questions on the research agenda and propose several answers, encouraging further discussions about the logic and mechanisms of the authoritarian modernization project in post-Communist Russia and its effects on Russia’s politics, economy, and society.

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