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New Scholarly Books.

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education; 5/8/2015, Vol. 61 Issue 34, pB17-B19, 3p

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Lessons From--Quel Horreur!--Les Américains.

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education. 9/2/2005, Vol. 52 Issue 2, pA66-A68. 3p. 3 Color Photographs.

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Abstract: This article focuses on reforms at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris, France known as Sciences Po. Richard Descoings, president of Sciences Po is politically astute enough to know how ill-advised it may be in the current climate of strained t...

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The Constitution: WHO NEEDS IT? (cover story)

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education; 12/14/2012 Chronicle Review, Vol. 59, pB6-B9, 4p

Abstract: The author discusses debate over the importance of the U.S. Constitution, the validity of Constitutional law, and U.S. governance. Books such as "On Constitutional Disobedience" by former Supreme Court clerk Louis Michael Seidman and "Framed: America's...

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Where Is Liberal Passion?

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education. 4/22/2005, Vol. 51 Issue 33, pB7-B9. 3p.

Abstract: Focuses on liberalism. Information on the book "Politics and Passion: Toward a More Egalitarian Liberalism," by Michael Walzer; Reason why liberals are sometimes perceived as passionless; Way to rediscover an intellectual foundation for liberal passion.

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Facing the Challenge of Semi-Authoritarian States.

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education. 2/7/2003, Vol. 49 Issue 22, pB11. 3p. 2 Color Photographs.

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Abstract: Assesses the challenge posed by semi-authoritarian governments around the world to U.S. foreign policy makers. Characteristics of a semi-authoritarian regime; Origin of semi-authoritarianism; Reasons for difficulties that entail in promoting democrati...

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The dark side of the academic left.

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education. 4/3/98, Vol. 44 Issue 30, pB4. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

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Abstract: Discusses the reformist American Left of the 20th century. Social theory of the early left reformists; The New Left of the 1960s creating within academe a cultural Left; The difference between the residual Left and the academic Left; Mention of conser...

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How rational is rational choice?

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education. 12/7/94, Vol. 41 Issue 15, pA8. 3p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract: Reports on potential damage to the rational-choice theory by the book `Pathologies of Rational Choice Theory: A Critique of Applications in Political Science,' by Donald P. Green. Central notion of the theory; Theory's subsequent impact; Main contenti...

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Communitarians move their ideas outside academic arena.

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education. 4/21/93, Vol. 39 Issue 33, pA6. 3p. 3 Color Photographs.

Abstract: Discusses the communitarians move for a civic culture based less on individual rights but more on social responsibility. Application of political theory on practice; Communitarians in the Clinton administration; Academic obstacles; Brisk sales of commu...

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