The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Politics

Autor: Iain McLean
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191018279
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This best-selling dictionary contains over 1,700 entries on all aspects of politics. Written by a leading team of political scientists, it embraces the whole multi-disciplinary specturm of political theory including political thinkers, history, institutions, and concepts, as well as notable current affairs that have shaped attitudes to politics. An appendix contains timelines listing the principal office-holders of a range of countries including the UK, Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, and China. Fully revised and updated for the 3rd edition, the dictionary includes a wealth of new material in areas such as international relations, political science, political economy, and methodologies, as well as a chronology of key political theorists. It also boasts entry-level web links that don't go out of date. These can be accessed via a regularly checked and updated companion website, ensuring that the links remain relevent, and any dead links are replaced or removed. The dictionary has international coverage and will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as politicians, journalists, and the general reader seeking clarification of political terms.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Politics

Autor: Iain McLean
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0199205167
File Size: 46,18 MB
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A fully updated edition of this best-selling dictionary of politics. Containing more than 1,700 entries including new material on topics such as insurgency, ethnocentrism, and the Arab-Israeli conflict, this dictionary has been written by a leading team of political scientists and covers political history, thinkers, institutions, theories, and schools of thought.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Politics

Autor: Iain McLean
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192802767
File Size: 80,67 MB
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A fully updated and revised edition of this best-selling dictionary of political terms. Containing more than 1,700 entries including new material on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralisation, ethnic cleansing, and direct action, this dictionary has been written by a leadingteam of political scientists and covers political thinkers, institutions, and concepts. The dictionary has international coverage and will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as professionals and the general reader.Appendices list the political leaders of a range of countries and international institutions.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Politics And International Relations

Autor: Garrett W Brown
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192545841
File Size: 19,93 MB
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This bestselling dictionary contains over 1,700 entries on all aspects of politics and international relations. Written by a leading team of political scientists, it embraces the multi-disciplinary spectrum of political theory including political thinkers, history, institutions, theories, and schools of thought, as well as notable current affairs that have shaped attitudes to politics. Fully updated for its fourth edition, the dictionary has had its coverage of international relations heavily revised and expanded, reflected in its title change, and it includes a wealth of new material in areas such as international institutions, peace building, human security, security studies, global governance, and open economy politics. It also incorporates recommended web links that can be accessed via a regularly checked and updated companion website, ensuring that the links remain relevant. The dictionary is international in its coverage and will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as politicians, journalists, and the general reader seeking clarification of political terms.

The Oxford Dictionary Of American Political Slang

Autor: Grant Barrett
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195304473
File Size: 69,11 MB
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A collection of more than six hundred slang terms of American political speech encompasses informative entries on such words as "boondoggle," "juice bill," and "Joe Citizen," including both the definition of the word and its historical background.

The Routledge Dictionary Of Politics

Autor: David Robertson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134348142
File Size: 27,46 MB
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This dictionary is the essential guide to politics, its terminologies, ideologies and institutions. Providing authoritative and up-to-date information that is invaluable to both students and general readers, it includes: well over 500 extensive definitions an understanding of the basics of political thought and theory clear, no-nonsense coverage of complex ideologies and dogmas succinct definitions of highly specialized and technical terms. Previously published by Penguin, this third edition has been extensively revised and updated with many new entries.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Linguistics

Autor: P. H. Matthews
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191079014
File Size: 14,36 MB
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The third edition of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics is an authoritative and invaluable reference source covering every aspect of its wide-ranging field. In 3,250 entries the Dictionary spans grammar, phonetics, semantics, languages (spoken and written), dialects, and sociolinguistics. Clear examples - and diagrams where appropriate - help to convey the meanings of even the most technical terms. It also incorporates entries on keyscholars of linguistics, both ancient and modern, summarising their specialisms and achievements.With existing entries thoroughly revised and updated, and the addition of 100 new entries, this new edition expands its coverage of semantics, as well as recently emerging terminology within, for example, syntactic theory and sociolinguistics.Wide-ranging and with clear definitions, it is the ideal reference for students and teachers in language-related courses, and a great introduction to linguistics for the general reader with an interest in language and its study.

A Dictionary Of Sociology

Autor: John Scott
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199533008
File Size: 73,35 MB
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Contains over 2,500 alphabetically arranged entries providing definitions of terms and ideas related to sociology, along with cross-references, and biographical sketches of key individuals in the field.

Oxford Dictionary Of Political Quotations

Autor: Antony Jay
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199572687
File Size: 27,95 MB
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Now available in Oxford Paperback Reference, the fourth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations brings together both words of wisdom and things that might have been better left unsaid. A mouth-watering collection for anyone with an interest in history and politics.

Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Autor: Susan Ratcliffe
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198614179
File Size: 70,15 MB
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Provides coverage of literary and historical quotations. An easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations and their authors, while the appendix material, including Catchphrases, Film Lines, Official Advice, and Political Slogans, offers further topics of interest.