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Lobbying : The Dark Side of Politics - Grant Wyn

Is lobbying, particularly by 'lobbyists for hire', resulting in a distortion of the democratic process? Does business, with its highly sophisticated and well-resourced lobbying operations, have an undue influence on decisions by politicians? The book assess the impact of lobbying on the UK political system, the extent to which it shapes the political decision-making process and the extent to which this influence is beneficial or malign. The book outlines various lobbying groups and their met...

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The Politics Book

This is an innovative and accessible guide to government, law, and power. Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, but The Politics Book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. Step-by-step summaries, graphics, and quotations help even the complete novice understand this fascinating subject. More than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of politics are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics, such as theoretical foundations and...

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East India Company

Historická námořní simulace, která se odehrává v 18. století a kromě dramatického příběhu se spoustou výrazných postav nabízí velkou míru volnosti v tom co můžete na moři dělat, a čím se budete živit. K dispozici je možnost stát se obchodníkem, žoldákem, pirátem, nebo třeba přepravcem, přičemž pro každé povolání je vhodný jiný typ lodi. Těch je ve hře celkem 10, od malých a velmi dobře ovladatelných bárek, přes po zuby ozbrojené škunery až po velké a pomalé lodě určené k přepravě zboží. Pečlivě...

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Liberal Fascism - Goldberg Jonah

The 'fascist' is usually an insult aimed at those on the right. But what does it really mean? What if the true heirs to fascism were actually those who thought of themselves as being terribly nice and progressive - the liberals? This book looks behind the friendly face of the well-meaning liberal, and turns our preconceptions inside out.

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Dictionary of Medicine

Dictionary of Medicine Jde o verzi: Anglické slovníky - Lexicon 4 Elektronická verze nejnovějšího vydání anglického výkladového lékařského slovníku renomovaného britského nakladatelství Peter Collin Publishing. Slovník obsahuje velké množství britských i amerických odborných termínů z oblasti všeobecného lékařství, chirurgie, ortopedie, stomatologie a dalších specializovaných oborů medicíny. Každý pojem je podrobně vysvětlen srozumitelnou angličtinou a pro lepší pochopení doplněn ukázkovými pří...

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The Secret World

Hra pro The Secret World. Masivně multiplayerová onlinová hra, zasazená do našeho moderního světa. Představte si, kdyby byl každý mýtus, konspirační teorie či pověst pravdivá. Představte si svět, kde upíři loví smrtelníky pro krev v potemnělých londýnských nočních klubech, kde vlkodlaci slídí v kanálech pod ulicemi Soulu a kde neživí číhají na lidskou kořist ve stínech New York City. Představte si svět, kde se můžete stát kýmkoli bez omezení v podobě tříd či úrovní. To je základní ideou hry. Př...

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Life, the Universe and Everything

The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads–so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation. They are Arthur Dent, a mild-mannered space and time traveler who tries to learn how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing; Ford Prefect, his best friend, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it; Slartibartfast, the indomi...

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The Travel Book

Podrobnější popis bohužel není k dispozici. Pokud chcete o této knize vědět více, zkuste prosím některý z obchodů, který má knihu v nabídce.

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LE RIDEAU - KUNDERA, M.

Un rideau magique, tissé de légendes, était suspendu devant le monde. Cervantes envoya don Quichotte en voyage et déchira le rideau. Le monde s'ouvrit devant le chevalier errant dans toute la nudité comique de sa prose... C'est en déchirant le rideau de la préinterprétation que Cervantes a mis en route cet art nouveau ; son geste destructeur se reflete et se prolonge dans chaque roman digne de ce nom ; c'est le signe d'identité de l'art du roman.

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The The Vegetarian A Novel - Kang H.

Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable flatline of their marriage is interrupted when Yeong-hye, seeking a more 'plant-like' existence, decides to become a vegetarian, prompted by grotesque recurring nightmares. In South Korea, where vegetarianism is almost unheard-of and societal mores are strictly obeyed, Yeong-hye's decision is a shocking act of subversion. Her passi...

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A Hepburn

A Hepburn Movie icons Její krása se ukázala být nadčasovou. Stejně půvabná, ať se pohybuje, nebo stojí, baletní držení těla, zářivé tmavé oči a nádherný profil, který jí královny mohly závidět. Audrey Hepburn by se bezpochyby stala slavnou už v mládí, i kdyby ji neobjevil film – jednoduše proto, že by jí žádná kamera nemohla odolat. Dnes, více než deset let poté, co ukončila život, určuje její ikonickou krásu to, že nad tělesný půvab je nesmrtelný její úsměv. Parametry produktu Kniha Druh sorti...

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Worth Dying for

Amazon Best Books of the Month, October 2010: You'd think that after 14 novels featuring hardscrabble hero, Jack Reacher, Lee Child's pulse-pounding series would start showing signs of wear. It is nothing short of remarkable that Child is not only able to continually reinvent his ex-military cop, but that each installment is better than the last. Worth Dying For finds our battered hero hiding in plain sight in a tiny Nebraska town, trying to recover from the catastrophe he left behind in South ...

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Smith Vice

Unisex brýle Smith jsou vhodné na lyže nebo na snowboard. Tyto snowboardové lyže jsou opatřeny systémem Articulating Strap Positioning, který díky svému pohyblivému zavěšení rámu s páskem zajišťuje ideální kompatibilitu brýlí s helmou. Sférická skla Carbonic-X s technologií TLT Optics nejen že poskytují široký periferní rozhled do stran ale zároveň přinášejí vynikající odolnost proti poškození nebo poškrábání. Také projasňují výhled a zvyšují kontrasty. Povrch skel má úpravu Anti Fog-X aby nedo...

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Damnation

Akční hra Damnation nabízí otevřené prostředí, akrobatické kousky v bitvách a propracovaný soubojový systém. Velkou roli zde budou hrát velké a těžké zbraně s vysokou kadencí, ale ani malé speciální zbraně nezůstanou pozadu. Celý příběh má epický nádech, odehrává se ve steampunkovém prostředí, ve světě, ve kterém se dějiny ubíraly jinou cestou než tou, kterou známe z učebnic. Děj se točí kolem hlavního hrdiny Rourka. Každý hráč si bude moci vybrat vlastní cestu, jíž se vydá a musí očekávat opra...

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Nancy L&L

Župan L&aL Nancy dlouhý, Dámský župan z příjemné a teplé tkaniny wellursof, na zavazování kolem pasu, zakončený kontrastním lemem, dekorovaný jemnou výšivkou.

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High Five

In her fifth high-octane thriller, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum sets out to find her missing uncle-- and along the way smacks slam-bang into: a dead body, a nasty bookie, her stun-gun-toting grandmother, two very sexy men, an angry little man who won't leave her apartment, and a Mafia wedding... Jersey's favorite bounty hunter has never been better! With high hair, street smarts and plenty of attitude, Steph's sure to nail this case-- or risk life and spandex-clad limb trying... A Publishers We...

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Physiology: Pre, Test Self-Assessment and Review, Thirteenth Edition - Patricia Metting, James Kleshinski

PreTest is the closest you can get to seeing the test before you take it! "I like the High-Yield section in the beginning of the book. It's a nice and quick review yet at the same time is thorough and includes the truly high-yield things to know for boards and class." -- Sheree Perron, Third Year Medical Student, Eastern Virginia Medical School "I found Pretest Physiology to follow fairly closely with my experience with the USMLE Step 1 as far as question structure and depth of the material cov...

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PHILIP Bunda černá

pánská zimní bunda s odepínatelnou kapucí

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The Tumultuous Politics of Scale

Contemporary politics, this book contends, depend upon the turbulent struggles and strategies around scale. Consisting of contributions from anthropologists, geographers and cultural studies scholars,

The Body Language of Politics

Learn how to spot the lies and deceptions of our politicians in action.

Politics of the Administrative Process

This book gives students a realistic, relevant, and well-researched view of public administration in this reader-friendly best seller.

The Politics of the Precariat - Braga, Ruy

An innovative reading of the social history of Brazil using the politics of the precariat as an analytical vector.

The Politics of the Encounter - Merrifield, Andy

The Politics of the Encounter is a spirited interrogation of the city as a site of both theoretical inquiry and global social struggle, expanding upon the ideas of Henri Lefebvre that undergird much o

The Substance of Politics - Appadorai, Arjun

These papers analyze the sociological bases of Indian politics. The volume includes contributions by leading scholars from several disciplines: politics, sociology, anthropology, and political economy

Postmodernism And The Politics Of \'Culture\'

Postmodernism and the Politics of \'Culture\' is a comparative critical analysis of the political and intellectual ambitions of postmodernist critical theory and the academic discipline of cultural st

The Price of Politics - Bob Woodward

Based on 18 months of reporting, Woodward's 17th book is an intimate, documented examination of how President Obama and the highest profile Republican and Democratic leaders in the United States Congress attempted to restore the American economy and improve the federal government's fiscal condition over three and one half years. Drawn from memos, contemporaneous meeting notes, emails and in-depth interviews with the central players, THE PRICE OF POLITICS addresses the key issue of the president...

The Politics of Design - Ruben Pater

The Politics of Design shows the importance of visual literacy when communicating across borders and cultures. It explores the cultural meaning behind symbols, maps, photography, typography, and colors. It is a practical guide for design and communication professionals and students to create more effective and responsible visual communication. We all know the power of propaganda and how it’s always strictly related to a memory of a specific symbol, typography and colour. It has a purpose and no...

The Form of Design - Josiah Kahane

This is the first all-encompassing book about the visual language of man-made products, explaining how mass-produced objects evolve over time and what made them change. Form evolution behaves in a similar way to language evolution and, to some extent, even to natural evolution. In the book the author materializes the governing rules of form evolution by means of fourteen case studies. The Form of Design - Josiah Kahane od authora Josiah Kahane a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinu...

The Function of Form - Farshid Moussave

"The Function of Structure" explores the production of singular affects through systems that relate form and content. This is an essential graphic manual on structural systems and their capacity to produce a variety of forms. Extracting their base geometric unit, a wide range of historical projects from the Medieval to the present are used as systems to proliferate different forms. The book distinguishes tessellation from modulation as a type of flexible system for producing complex repetition ...

Lobbying : The Dark Side of Politics

Is lobbying, particularly by 'lobbyists for hire', resulting in a distortion of the democratic process? Does business, with its highly sophisticated and well-resourced lobbying operations, have an undue influence on decisions by politicians? The book assess the impact of lobbying on the UK political system, the extent to which it shapes the political decision-making process and the extent to which this influence is beneficial or malign. The book outlines various lobbying groups and their met...

Concrete Houses : The Poetics of Form

Concrete has conviction, strength and directness. It has plasticity, too, which makes the possibilities for form-making almost endless.

The Politics of Retribution in Europe

Conventional depictions of occupation and collaboration in World War II, of wartime resistance and post-war renewal, provided a backdrop against which the chronicle of post-war Europe has been told. T

In Praise of the Human Form

This book presents the Josette and Jean-Claude Weill Collection. Expanded over the decades under the enthusiastic stewardship of their son Jean-Pierre, the collection now includes over 120 works of t

Anti-System Politics - Hopkin, Jonathan (Associate Professor of Politics, Associate Professor of Politics, LSE)

This book examines the electoral successes of anti-system forces in the rich democracies. It explains the rise of anti-system politicians and parties in terms of two separate but closely related devel

The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics

This volume covers every aspect of Italian political life from core concepts through key personalities, political traditions, historical periods, civil society actors, social dynamics, and external re

The Poetics and Politics of Place

Takes a fresh look at Orientalism by shifting its centre from Europe to Ottoman Istanbul and thinking about art in terms of exchange, reciprocity, and comparative imperialisms

Politics of Deconstruction

A comprehensive presentation of, and engagement with, the philosophy of Jacques Derrida (1930-2004), against the backdrop of the political, cultural, and intellectual currents of his times.

The Politics Book

Kniha: The Politics Book; Autor: kolektiv autorů; Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, this book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. It includes more than 100 ideas in the history of politics that are helpfully broken down so ...

The Little Book of Politics - Dorling Kindersley

Packed with infographics and flowcharts that explain complex concepts in a simple but exciting way, this book is the perfect pocket-sized introduction to politics and political thought. From the origins of democracy to Machiavelli's cunning statecraft, Rousseau's "social contract" to the American Declaration of Independence, Marxist communism, the dawn of populism, and identity politics, The Little Book of Politics examines the philosophies behind the different political beliefs and methods of ...

The Politics of Europe - Bonefeld, Prof. Werner

Assessments of the politics of European integration in general, and monetary union in particular, are many. The volume provides a critique of the political economy of European integration and its uniq

Politics in the Republic of Ireland(Paperback)

Politics in the Republic of Ireland is now available in a fully revised sixth edition. Building on the success of the previous five editio

The Discursive Politics of Gender Equality - Routledge

This book explores the discursive constructions of gender equality and the implications of these understandings in a broad range of policy fields. Using gender equality as a prime example, a number of internationally renowned scholars offer a new vocabulary to identify and study processes of the reduction, amplification, shifting or freezing of meaning. The main aim of the book is to understand the dynamics and to reflect on the consequences of such discursive politics in recent policy making o...

The Politics of Hunger - Griffin, Carl J.

Systematically explores what it is conceived as \'hunger politics\': the articulations of hunger as a tool of protest by poor consumers; its framing as a problem in the making of public policy; and it

The Politics of Harry Potter - Barratt, Bethany

This political analysis of Harry Potter uses the beloved wizarding world to introduce readers to the equally murky and intimidating world of politics. Rowling\'s work provides us with entries into all

#MeToo and the Politics of Social Change

#MeToo has sparked a global re-emergence of sexual violence activism and politics. It draws together 19 accessible chapters from academics, practitioners, and sexual violence activists across the glob

Nightlight - Harvard Kennedy School, The Institute of Politics at the

A brilliantly biting parody of Stephenie Meyer\'s Twilight saga from the bestselling Harvard Lampoon.

The Politics of Fiscal Federalism - Harmes, Adam

How conservatives and progressives lock in their economic policies through the institutions of federalism, regionalism, and globalism.

Politics of Debt, The - van Tuinen, Sjoerd

In this collection of essays and interviews philosophers, political scientists and economists reflect on the political role played by debt.

The Form of American Romance - Dryden, Edgar

Taken together, they chart a line of development with representative examples of what literary history calls romanticism, realism, modernism, and postmodernism, and thus they suggest a certain story a

The Politics Book - various

This is an innovative and accessible guide to government, law, and power. Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, but "The Politics Book" makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. Step-by-step summaries, graphics, and quotations help even the complete novice understand this fascinating subject. More than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of politics are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics, such as theoretical foundations an...

The Politics of Local Government - Truchil, Barry E.

The book combines a review of scholarly sources as well as the experiences of an elected government official to examine the politics behind local government. Conflicts that take place at the local lev

The New Politics of Transnational Labor - Brookes, Marissa

Over the years many transnational labor alliances have succeeded in improving conditions for workers, but many more have not. In The New Politics of Transnational Labor, Marissa Brookes explains why t

Lobbying : The Dark Side of Politics - Grant Wyn

Kniha: Lobbying : The Dark Side of Politics; Autor: Grant Wyn; Is lobbying, particularly by 'lobbyists for hire', resulting in a distortion of the democratic process? Does business, with its highly sophisticated and well-resourced lobbying operations, have an undue influence on decisions by ...

Sustainable Politics and the Crisis of the Peripheries - Leonard, Liam

Examines the impact of the economic crisis on peripheral European states such as Ireland and Greece. This book focuses on governance, sustainable politics and environmental policies, within the contex

Lobbying : The Dark Side of Politics - Grant Wyn

Is lobbying, particularly by 'lobbyists for hire', resulting in a distortion of the democratic process? Does business, with its highly sophisticated and well-resourced lobbying operations, have an undue influence on decisions by politicians? The book assess the impact of lobbying on the UK political system, the extent to which it shapes the political decision-making process and the extent to which this influence is beneficial or malign. The book outlines various lobbying groups and their method...

Change and the Politics of Certainty - Edkins, Jenny

The book engages with our desire to seek change in a world of increasing inequality, exclusion and violence. Deploying practical, academic and autobiographical illustrations, the book argues that alt

Change and the Politics of Certainty - Edkins, Jenny

The book engages with our desire to seek change in a world of increasing inequality, exclusion and violence. Deploying practical, academic and autobiographical illustrations, the book argues that alt