Category : Political Science
Editor : Pearson P T R
ISBN : 0321013492
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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This classic book has been substantially rewritten to reflect the significant new American and Soviet archival sources now available to the researchers. Using the central case of the Cuban missile crisis as a basic frame of reference, The Essence of Decision teaches readers how to compare and contrast perspectives on foreign affairs.

Category : Cold War
Editor : Boston : Little, Brown
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173017821673
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Examines the political decisions made during the Missile Crisis.

Category : History
Editor : Princeton University Press
ISBN : 9780691151311
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Language : en
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Uses the tools of Conversaton analysis to show how the decisions of the ExComm were made during the Cuban Missile Crisis, based on audio tapes made by President Kennedy.

Category : Political Science
Editor : Oxford Handbooks
ISBN : 9780199646135
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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This Handbook brings together a collection of leading international authors to reflect on the influence of central contributions, or classics, that have shaped the development of the field of public policy and administration. The Handbook reflects on a wide range of key contributions to the field, selected on the basis of their international and wider disciplinary impact. Focusing on classics that contributed significantly to the field over the second half of the 20th century, it offers insights into works that have explored aspects of the policy process, of particular features of bureaucracy, and of administrative and policy reforms. Each classic is discussed by a leading international scholars. They offer unique insights into the ways in which individual classics have been received in scholarly debates and disciplines, how classics have shaped evolving research agendas, and how the individual classics continue to shape contemporary scholarly debates. In doing so, this volume offers a novel approach towards considering the various central contributions to the field. The Handbook offers students of public policy and administration state-of-the-art insights into the enduring impact of key contributions to the field.

Category : History
Editor : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN : 0393341534
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 192
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"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."—Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. During the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In this unique account, he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour-to-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. In a new foreword, the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., discusses the book's enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light, especially from the Soviet Union.

Category : Political Science
Editor : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781107163799
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 273
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Proposes a new, advanced theory of governance, emphasizing the interactions of the state with other actors.

Category : Cold War
Editor : Addison Wesley Publishing Company
ISBN : UCSC:32106015648741
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Language : en
Views : 360
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Examines the political decisions made during the Missile Crisis.

Category : Business & Economics
Editor : Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN : 9781787566910
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Language : en
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Specifics of Decision Making in Modern Business Systems focuses on the regularities and tendencies that are peculiar for the modern Russian practice of decision making in business systems, as well as the authors’ solutions for its optimization in view of new challenges and possibilities.

Category : Political Science
Editor : MIT Press
ISBN : 9780262539500
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 221
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CNN “Book of the Week” Featuring a foreword by Henry Kissinger The grand strategist and founder of modern Singapore offers key insights and opinions on globalization, geopolitics, economic growth, and democracy in a series of interviews with the author of Destined for War, and others “If you are interested in the future of Asia, which means the future of the world, you’ve got to read this book.” —Fareed Zakaria, CNN When Lee Kuan Yew speaks, presidents, prime ministers, diplomats, and CEOs listen. Lee, the founding father of modern Singapore and its prime minister from 1959 to 1990, has honed his wisdom during more than fifty years on the world stage. Almost single-handedly responsible for transforming Singapore into a Western-style economic success, he offers a unique perspective on the geopolitics of East and West. American presidents from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama have welcomed him to the White House; British prime ministers from Margaret Thatcher to Tony Blair have recognized his wisdom; and business leaders from Rupert Murdoch to Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, have praised his accomplishments. This book gathers key insights from interviews, speeches, and Lee’s voluminous published writings and presents them in an engaging question and answer format. Lee offers his assessment of China’s future, asserting, among other things, that “China will want to share this century as co-equals with the U.S.” He affirms the United States’ position as the world’s sole superpower but expresses dismay at the vagaries of its political system. He offers strategic advice for dealing with China and goes on to discuss India’s future, Islamic terrorism, economic growth, geopolitics and globalization, and democracy. Lee does not pull his punches, offering his unvarnished opinions on multiculturalism, the welfare state, education, and the free market. This little book belongs on the reading list of every world leader.

Category : Political Science
Editor : Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN : 9781137013972
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 368
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Systematically updated throughout, the 6th edition of this leading text takes the story of health policy to the end of the Blair era and into the early years of the Brown premiership. It offers a clear and thorough introduction to the history of the NHS, its funding and priorities, and to the process of policy making.