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 Second International (politics) biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Second International was an organization formed in 1889 (after several years of preparation) by socialist and labour parties who wished to work together for international socialism.
The Second International dissolved during World War I, as the separate national parties that composed it did not maintain a unified front against the war, instead generally supporting their respective nation's role.
Additionally, the Second International was not as revolutionary as the later Third and Fourth Internationals, in most countries supporting the legitimacy of electoral rule.
www.biography.ms /Second_International_(politics).html   (159 words)

 Wilf Family Department of Politics" + titlesec + "   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Politics majors are eligible for membership in Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, (see http://www.apsanet.org/~psa/), after they have completed 10 points in Politics with at least a 3.5 grade point average in Politics courses and a 3.3 grade point average overall.
A politics seminar and a foreign language or statistics course are recommended, especially for students who plan to go on to graduate school.
In the spring semester of their sophomore year, politics majors with at least a 3.65 GPA will be invited to an informational meeting about the Honors Program and will be advised of the course requirements for admission to the Honors Program.
www.nyu.edu /gsas/dept/politics/undergrad/undergrad_requirements.shtml   (1316 words)

 Thomson Nelson - Canadian Politics Concise Second Edition
political economy The study of the involvement by the state in the economy of the nation-state.
Second International The reunion of socialist and labour parties in Europe, with the absence of anarchists, established in 1889.
Third International The political organization in which the official ideology was Marxist-Leninism or communism, established in 1921.
www.intropolitics6e.nelson.com /glossary.html   (4972 words)

Without such a concept a theory of politics, international or domestic, would be altogether impossible, for without it we could not distinguish between political and nonpolitical facts, nor could we bring at least a measure of systematic order to the political sphere.
Political realism does not require, nor does it condone, indifference to political ideals and moral principles, but it requires indeed a sharp distinction between the desirable and the possible-between what is desirable everywhere and at all times and what is possible under the concrete circumstances of time and place.
Political realism does not assume that the contemporary conditions under which foreign policy operates, with their extreme instability and the ever present threat of large-scale violence, cannot be changed.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/morg6.htm   (4943 words)

 Saint Anselm College - Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aristotle characterized politics as the "queen of the sciences" because he comprehended the centrality of the discipline in human endeavors.
Indeed, the study of politics and government is fundamental to a liberal arts education in that it prepares students for citizenship as an American and as a member of an increasingly interdependent world community.
Second, departmental courses pay attention to the normative and philosophical dimensions of politics and public policy.
www.anselm.edu /academic/politics/newdesign/facultyscala.html   (424 words)

 International Workingmen's Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The International Workingmen's Association (IWA), sometimes called the First International, was an international socialist organization which aimed at uniting a variety of different left-wing political groups and trade union organizations that were based on the working class and class struggle.
In his speech, pilloried the violent proceedings of the governments and referred to their flagrant breaches of international law and advocated a union of the workers of the world for the realisation of justice on earth.
However, the Second International was established in 1889 as its successor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/First_International   (1154 words)

 Politics: UG: MA IR: Second Year
Second year students in International Relations take a compulsory course, International Cooperation in Europe and Beyond, which builds on knowledge acquired in the first year.
It is a 10 week team-taught course addressing the study of international institutions – such as the UN, WTO, and EU – as well as discussing domestic decision-making and conflict with regard to state decisions on these institutions.
If you do not qualify for entry to Honours in International Relations, but consider you have grounds for an appeal, you should write to the Head of Subject in the terms described in the School of Social and Political Studies, Year 1 and 2 courses Student Handbook, which can be downloaded from the School website.
www.pol.ed.ac.uk /ug/ir/second_year.html   (433 words)

 Second International - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1920, the defunct Second International was reorganized.
In 1923, IWUSP and the Second International merged to form the social democratic Labour and Socialist International.
History of the Second International (in French and English)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Second_International_(politics)   (300 words)

 The Second International on the Eve of the New War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The nub of the matter is that the “lean” sections of the Second International view the slogan of struggle for democracy against fascism seriously; because they themselves are victims of fascism and are, naturally, inclined to take back their lost posts with the aid of democratic tanks and battleships.
The terminology employed by the Second International is somewhat different from the one we propose.
Just as the international social democracy constitutes the left flank of democratic imperialism, led by Great Britain and under the supreme control of the United States; just so the Comintern the direct instrument of the Soviet bureaucracy is, in the last analysis, subject to the control of the very same imperialism.
www.marxists.org /archive/trotsky/works/1939/1939-progressive.htm   (2610 words)

 Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
American Politics: This site is aimed at those students studying American Politics at an Advanced level (17 to 18 year olds) and most sections have been updated to include the 2000 election result and issues that have arisen in the current government of George Bush.
Political Cartoons: The Political Cartoon Society is a non-profit making organisation for those interested in History and Politics through the medium of cartoons.
International Occupation Watch: Cognizant of the current lack of information about Iraq and knowing that Iraq will receive increasingly less attention as media sources abandon the country for the newest “hot spot,” an international coalition of peace and justice groups is organizing the Baghdad-based International Occupation Watch Center.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /REVpolitics.htm   (9607 words)

 Department of Politics
Welcome to the Department of Politics, one of the most vibrant and successful centres for teaching and research in politics within the United Kingdom.
The Department has a long and distinguished history of Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching and an international reputation for research excellence.
In addition, we were one of only three Politics Departments given `six star´ status for the quality of its research.
www.shef.ac.uk /politics   (185 words)

 Theses on Fundamental Tasks of The Second Congress Of The Communist International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Second Congress of the Third International should instruct its Executive Committee formally to accept these and similar parties into the Third International after ascertaining that all these conditions have actually been met and that the activities of the parties have assumed a communist character.
Accordingly, the Second Congress of the Third International requests the Socialist Party of Italy to convene a special congress to discuss these proposals and also all the decisions of the two Congresses of the Communist International for the purpose of rectifying the party’s line and of purging it, particularly its parliamentary group, of non-Communist elements.
18.The Second Congress of the Third International considers erroneous the views on the Party’s relation to the class and to the masses, and the view that it is not obligatory for Communist parties to participate in bourgeois parliaments and in reactionary trade unions.
www.marxists.org /archive/lenin/works/1920/jul/04.htm   (3192 words)

 Institute for International Law and Politics
To many international relations scholars, legal rules played no real role in the behavior of international actors-- international law was merely "epiphenomenal." As a consequence, many students of international politics simply do not study international law in any systematic fashion.
Without a knowledge of international law, scholars cannot accurately evaluate the behavior of states and other international actors in the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, North Korea, and elsewhere.
Second, it seeks to inform the public policy debate about the nature, role and importance of international law in foreign and domestic politics.
www.georgetown.edu /departments/government/mainternationallaw.htm   (1204 words)

 Human Presence: Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Antarctic Treaty is regarded as a model of international cooperation and it was the only international forum in which the then apartheid government of South Africa was able to participate, and even Argentina and UK cooperated on matters Antarctic during their conflict in the South Atlantic.
In 1932-33, the Second International Polar Year took place, with 34 nations participating, but no expeditions were mounted to Antarctica.
The idea of the IGY was adopted by the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU), and widened to include the scientific study of the whole earth.
library.thinkquest.org /26442/html/human/politics.html?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0520   (696 words)

 The Politics of International Law
However much later liberals may have disliked Hobbes' substantive conclusions or his political realism, the one thing which unites them with Hobbes is their criticism of relying upon natural principles to justify political authority.
The fight for an international Rule of Law is a fight against politics, understood as a matter of furthering subjective desires and leading into an international anarchy.
Though some measure of politics is inevitable, it should be constrained by non-political rules: "...the health of the political realm is maintained by conscientious objection to the political."
www.ejil.org /journal/Vol1/No1/art1.html   (1341 words)

 The Second International In Dissolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Each party of the Second International, however, must march into its own military camp before the peoples are placed on a war footing, in order to be ready and able to take a becoming part in the preparations for the “defence” of its own land.
These workings of the Second International — expressed in a single sentence — consist in the intensified disarming of the working class in view of the offensive of capital, in view of the beginning of new civil wars of fascism against the proletariat.
The Second International deserves that the bourgeoisie erect a monument of a magnitude and design equal to the talents of its greatest artists to it.
mia.marxists.org /archive/kun-bela/pamphlets/1933/ch07.htm   (3217 words)

 U.W.A. - Undergraduate Courses - International Politics
The Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth is the world's oldest department specialising in this subject, and one of the largest of its kind in the world.
Lecturers in the Department of International Politics are actively engaged in research and are regularly asked to write articles for newspapers and contribute to radio and television programmes.
One of the activities most popular with International Politics students is the crisis simulation game which is held each year at Gregynog Hall, a large country mansion owned by the University of Wales.
www.aber.ac.uk /en/prospectus/courses/international-politics-intro.php   (1454 words)

 College of Arts and Sciences - International Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Julie Webber is assistant professor at Illinois State University in the department of Politics and Government Julie Webber is assistant professor at Illinois State University in the department of Politics and Government.
Her areas of inquiry are international relations theory, feminist theory and educational theory.
Her work focuses on the intersection of politics and education; specifically focusing on the militarization of youth through schools in transnational spaces.
www.cas.ilstu.edu /office/internationalaffairs/politicsandgov.htm   (986 words)

 Online NewsHour: Politics Archive | PBS
Political analysts discuss President Bush's recent meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and what the leaked information from the Iraq Study Group means for U.S. policy in the region.
Political analysts David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post discuss changes in the political landscape on Capitol Hill and the impact of recent insurgent violence in Iraq.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the leadership elections in Congress including Speaker of the House-elect Nancy Pelosi's support for Rep. John Murtha for House majority leader as well as the possible landscape for the 2008 Presidential campaign.
www.pbs.org /newshour/topic/politics   (1676 words)

In this course we will examine the basic presuppositions of different analytical approaches to studying transnational politics – including various forms of transnational mobilization, their interaction with domestic actors, and their relations to international institutions – and the ways they give rise to different puzzles and research strategies.
The first part of the course begins with conceptual foundations and a survey of international relations, political science and sociological approaches to the study of transnational politics.
The second part of the course reviews approaches to studying different types of transnational non-state actors, including international organizations and supranational courts, transnational NGOs, transnational social movements and advocacy networks.
www.ceu.hu /ires/courses/transnationalpolitics.htm   (1657 words)

 FORCES International - The Evidence - Second Hand (Passive)Smoke
Yet, well financed criminals have penetrated the media, state and even international institutions to the point where a non-existing danger has become a primary legal, financial and political issue at the global level.
The reason is political, for it gives the antitobacco cartel a badly needed aura of credibility without anything to lose, since the antismoking cartel has not even been able to establish a statistical link (to say nothing of proof) between active smoking and breast cancer, let alone passive smoking.
Despite the 'mandatory,' 'politically correct' authors' statement about finding a "weak" risk and lamely trying to explain away the "protective" effect of childhood exposure, the simple fact is that they found no statistically significant association between ETS and lung cancer in the home or in the workplace or in the home AND the workplace.
www.forces.org /evidence/evid/second.htm   (6576 words)

The second International Conference on Women & Politics in Asia will be held in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka on 19-20 November 2004 at Trans Asia Hotel.
The organizers invite you to participate in the international conference on women and politics in Asia to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 19-20 November 2003.' We invite abstracts for papers expanding on this central theme, and on other relevant topics.
In addition to the conference an interactive one day International Workshop on “Women & Leadership” is organized by the Institute of Human Development & Training for the international and Sri Lankan participants on 18th November 2004 before the conference.
www.allconferences.com /conferences/20040802122218   (379 words)

 CRInfo -
This article provides a model for the value of both positive and negative incentives in international politics, with a particular focus on the impact of market forces on their implementation.
Turning to the question of legitimacy, the crucial test is whether this form of international intervention is appropriate and effective for the purpose of the restoration and maintenance of international peace and security.
A widely-used textbook on international law which emphasizes the relationship between international law and international politics.
www.crinfo.org /action/search-portal.jsp?pid=2270&nid=2311   (1033 words)

 Center for Strategic and International Studies
For four decades, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has been dedicated to providing world leaders with strategic insights on and policy solutions to current and emerging global issues.
First, CSIS addresses the full spectrum of new challenges to national and international security.Second, we maintain resident experts on all of the world's major geographical regions.
Third, we are committed to helping to develop new methods of governance for the global age; to this end, CSIS has programs on technology and public policy, international trade and finance, and energy.
www.apsanet.org /content_8592.cfm   (262 words)

 Amazon.com: Man, the State, and War: Books: Kenneth N. Waltz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The book is very good at describing the different views of the different political thinkers on each level of analysis and their scientific counterparts.
Given Waltz's skewering of theorizing from the first image (man's problematic nature) and second image (regime type and behavior), the path is made clear to his systems-level approach.
Furthermore, the binary opposite of structured domestic politics and anarchic international politics should be reversed if discussing the third world, which 75% of states are, and 80% of people live.
www.amazon.com /Man-State-War-Kenneth-Waltz/dp/0231125372   (2204 words)

 Larkin in Context - The Second International Conference on the Work of Philip Larkin, HULL, UK, 28-30 June 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She argued that although Larkin was not a 'real' homosexual, he adopted defensive homosexuality in the 1940s because of his strong father, weak mother and lack of success with girls.
Then, in the second paper of the session, 'The Reception of Larkin's Work in Ireland', Tony Hall from the University of Limerick began by asserting that poetry is universal and appeals by taking the reader out of the everyday, and that Larkin in particular is honest and direct.
I was on my way to the Second International Conference on the work of Philip Larkin, the 'Don Juan of Hull', as he was recently (and none-too-intelligently) called in an advertisement.
www.philiplarkin.com /events/2002conf/2002conf.htm   (5020 words)

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