Time and Work in England 1750-1830 (Oxford Historical by Hans-Joachim Voth

By Hans-Joachim Voth

Did operating hours in England bring up end result of the commercial Revolution? during this very important research, Hans-Joachim Voth addresses this query utilizing conscientiously analyzed statistical information. Drawing in this examine, Voth has created six datasets for either rural and concrete components over the interval 1750 to 1830 to reconstruct styles of relaxation and exertions.

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The Political Economy of a Living Wage: Progressives, the by Donald Stabile

By Donald Stabile

This booklet tells the tale at the back of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s use of the word "living salary" in numerous speeches, letters, and statements, and examines the measure to which courses of the hot Deal mirrored the guidelines of a dwelling salary stream that existed within the US for nearly 3 many years sooner than Roosevelt used to be elected president. faraway from being an aspect factor, the formerly unexplored dwelling salary debate sheds mild at the New Deal philosophy of social justice via picking the worth judgments at the back of its regulations. relocating chronologically via background, this book's highlights comprise the revelation of a residing salary time table less than the battle Board (WIB)'s nationwide battle hard work Board (NWLB) in the course of international battle I, the unearthing of long-forgotten literature from the Nineteen Twenties and 30s that shaped the root of Roosevelt's statements on a dwelling salary, and the exam of up to date reports that used an easy dwelling salary formulation combining collective bargaining, social coverage, and minimal salary as a typical for social justice used to degree the effect of recent Deal polices.

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Immunological Discourse in Political Philosophy: by Inge Mutsaers

By Inge Mutsaers

Given the propensity of up to date security measures corresponding to counterterrorism efforts and fierce defense options opposed to viral threats, in addition to actual and criminal limitations opposed to migration, a couple of political philosophers, together with Peter Sloterdijk and Roberto Esposito, have claimed that modern (political) tradition should be characterized through a so-called ’immunisation paradigm’. This booklet seriously examines the problematic entanglement among organic immunological notions and their political philosophical appropriation, while learning the ’immunisation reaction’ to contemporary viral threats, together with the Swine Flu pandemic of 2009 and the lab-bred Avian flu danger of 2012, to examine immunisation as a biopolitical technique. delivering insights into to the polarising trends in modern political tradition because of the appropriation of immunological suggestions in political suggestion, the writer additionally indicates how political philosophers are likely to construct on in simple terms shielding understandings of immunity. As such, Immunological Discourse in Political Philosophy constitutes a theoretically refined critique of the ’semantic capture’ because of using immunological options in political philosophy. Arguing for a extra flexible and not more shielding immunological repertoire, which permits for the improvement of different and not more polarised sorts of political debate, this ebook will entice students of political concept, sociology, philosophy and technology and know-how stories.

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International Migration: Globalization's Last Frontier by Jonathon Moses

By Jonathon Moses

Jonathon Moses makes ethical, political and monetary arguments in want of the unfastened mobility of humans throughout nationwide borders. Pointing to the significance of immigration to the sucess of many countries, he indicates that Europe itself now faces a falling inhabitants, and has during the last fifty years actively inspired large immigration from different international locations. there's close to consensus around the political spectrum that the loose stream of products and unfastened stream of capital are strong for economies, and as a result may still follow to humans to boot.

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The Value of Resilience: Securing life in the twenty-first by Chris Zebrowski

By Chris Zebrowski

The worth of Resilience represents one of many first systematic stories of resilience within the box of safety reports. on the flip of the twenty-first century, resilience has develop into a ‘buzz-word’ inside of fields as varied as community engineering, ecosystems administration, baby psychology and armed forces education programmes. Resilience has emerged as a solution to the typical tricky of radical contingency skilled across these fields. At its so much basic point resilience is known because the ability to take in, stand up to and ‘bounce-back’ fast and successfully from a perturbation. it truly is thought of to be either a normal estate and a top quality which are more advantageous inside of a huge array of complicated systems.

Rather than treating resilience as both a unified suggestion or means of governance, this e-book analyses resilience as an emergent safeguard price. using a biopolitical analytic, it demonstrates that the worth of resilience has liked along variations within the order of power/knowledge enacted through political economies of defense. Zebrowski argues that resilience was once now not mendacity in watch for the march of technology to supply the stipulations for its acceptance. Nor was once it hid through the distortions of ideology which lifted with the end result of the chilly warfare. there's not anything usual approximately resilience.

By drawing awareness to the complicated old techniques and important governmental efforts required to make resilience attainable, this publication goals to open up an area wherein the price of resilience can be extra significantly interrogated. will probably be of curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, safeguard stories and clash resolution.

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French Presidential Elections by Professor Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Richard Nadeau, Éric

By Professor Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger

An unique and complete examine of the sociological and mental forces using person offerings in French Presidential elections. in keeping with a different comparative research of 4 French presidential contests during the last twenty years, this e-book offers a rigorous exam of long term and non permanent voter motivations.

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Marx's Associated Mode of Production: A Critique of Marxism by Paresh Chattopadhyay

By Paresh Chattopadhyay

This booklet goals to revive Marx’s unique emancipatory suggestion of socialism, conceived as an organization of loose participants founded on operating people’s self- emancipation after the dying of capitalism. Marxist pupil Paresh Chattopadhyay argues that, Marx’s (and Engels’s) rules were intentionally warped with misinterpretation not just by way of those that resent those rules yet extra consequentially by way of those that have come to energy less than the banner of Marx, calling themselves communists. This booklet demanding situations those that have inaccurately revised Marx’s principles justify their very own pursuit of political power.

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Governance of Earth Systems: Science and Its Uses by R. Boardman

By R. Boardman

Technology and politics are heavily hooked up in latest international environmental concerns. This booklet makes a speciality of those hyperlinks when it comes to weather switch, the threats to natural world species, and usual dangers and failures. examine of those finds the necessity for more advantageous foreign cooperation and the bounds of worldwide governance.

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