Professor Andre Liebich approaches the potential and limits of persuasion through the analysis of the use of coercion in political life.
Rapid development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has lead to significant changes in social, economical and political relations of the modern society.
Peru’s economy has improved significantly, however poverty is an imperative issue that is not progressing as expected. The aim of this study is to analyze the World Bank’s contribution to poverty reduction in Peru and determine what limited the results and outcomes of its projects.
The rapid rise of the Internet has encouraged the use of open, real-time, and linked data to help understand
This paper comes on the eve of the millennium development goals deadline of 2015 which acknowledges ICT as the enabler for speeding towards the finish line. The quest is to explore whether we are all speeding towards a clearly defined goal, given our varied capacities and affinities.
This study looks at the current state of cybersecurity initiatives in Malawi against a background of significant efforts to greatly enhance Internet connectivity speeds and access.
Adriana Lazinica examines quality of counter-narcotics strategies and interventions aimed at reduction and/or elimination of illicit opium poppy cultivation and production implemented by the key stakeholders (the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, the United...
We are witnessing an extreme proliferation of the social networks, which can be seen in two ways: an expansion of social network websites, and an increase in the number of people who are starting to use them.
The under-investigation in diplomatic studies of processes of persuasion in explaining diplomatic outcomes needs to be addressed in the interests of better scholarly explanations and diplomatic practice. Although such processes are implicit in nearly all concepts and practice of diplomacy,...
The 2008 Beijing Olympics were ardently sought, lavishly staged and hugely successful, despite intense scrutiny, speculation and setbacks. Amplified by modern media, most controversies revolved around China’s political repression, epitomised by Tibet brutality.