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Ahmad H. Sa’di

of social, economic and political activity was defined as ‘crime’ and was dealt with by the rhetoric and practices of crime control. (Ibid.:659) Third, intimate surveillance was sought not only through Palestinian collaborators – who passed on information which people made public in social gatherings or while travelling on public transportation (e.g. Cohen, 2006:13) – but also through their operators. The regional representatives of the Military Government were required to live in the area under their supervision in order to obtain first-hand and unfiltered

in Thorough surveillance
Financial liberalisation and the end of the Cold War
Helen Thompson

This chapter explores the early consequences of the demise of Bretton Woods and American financial liberalisation, reporting the repercussions of the United States' economic and military power. West German firms quickly exploited the new markets and investment opportunities in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. The events of 1979 led the Carter administration to another change in dollar policy, with huge consequences. The consequences of the second oil-price shock, and the foreign and economic policies of the Reagan administration, were more beneficial for the British and Italian modern democratic nation-states. The United States' final victory in the Balkans demonstrated much about US dominance of the post-Cold War world. India shares serious economic problems with other post-colonial countries. The international trading order that has developed since the end of Bretton Woods retains the capacity to generate significant political problems for the states of post-colonial developing countries.

in Might, right, prosperity and consent
Geoffrey K. Roberts and Patricia Hogwood

. Electoral systems The president of the republic is elected for a seven-year term of office by an electoral college made up of both chambers of Parliament and fifty-eight regional representatives. New electoral systems for elections to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate were introduced in 1993. These symbolised the reform process in Italy and were hailed by some as the start of a new Republic. The Chamber of Deputies has 630

in The politics today companion to West European Politics