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Democracy in Modern IranIslam, Culture, and Political Change

Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change

Ali Mirsepassi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795644
eISBN:
9780814764398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795644.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can Islamic societies embrace democracy? This book maintains that it is possible, demonstrating that Islam is not inherently hostile to the idea of democracy. Rather, it provides new perspective on ... More

Democracy's Blameless LeadersFrom Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Democracy's Blameless Leaders: From Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Neil James Mitchell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761441
eISBN:
9780814763377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From the American and British counter-insurgency in Iraq to the bombing of Dresden and the Amristar Massacre in India, civilians are often abused and killed when they are caught in the cross-fire of ... More

Diaspora Lobbies and the US GovernmentConvergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Josh DeWind and Renata Segura (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As a nation of immigrants, the United States has long accepted that citizens who identify with an ancestral homeland may hold dual loyalties; yet Americans have at times regarded the persistence of ... More

A Year at the Helm of the United Nations General AssemblyA Vision for our Century

A Year at the Helm of the United Nations General Assembly: A Vision for our Century

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479862009
eISBN:
9781479841851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From September 2011 to September 2012, Ambassador Nasser Abdulaziz Al-Nasser of Qatar presided over the 66th session of the “world's parliament”—the United Nations General Assembly. It was a critical ... More

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