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Introduction: American Power at the Global Frontier

Jakub J. Grygiel and A. Wess Mitchell

in The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691178264
eISBN:
9781400888139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178264.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of American power at the global frontier. There are signs that America may be beginning to rethink its approach to alliances. In recent years U.S. ... More


Voices from the grassroots level

Dr. R Balasubramaniam and M N Venkatachaliah

in I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores grassroots perspectives on development. Partnership is the fulcrum of capability approach to development. Partnership that is driven by a sense of equity and belief in equality, ... More


The modern context of volunteering

Steven Howlett

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Volunteering extends into almost every facet of life but the circumstances in which it takes place are subject to almost constant change. Historical roots of altruistic, charitable, and campaigning ... More


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