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- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 24.95
"Never has the world needed strong and wise American leadership more than it does now. Abramsky's eminently readable description of Obama's personal gifts makes it clear that he is remarkably suited to be the president the moment requires." -Former New York Governor Mario M. Cuomo From the moment he burst onto the national political scene, Barack... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
The 2004 US election provided French citizens and their media with a springboard for re-conceiving 'self' and 'other'. By examining how the French media newspapers, television, the internet and scholarly research represented the election from a critical geopolitical perspective, this book provides the first major in-depth... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
Jeffrey Alexander, a preeminent figure in social theory, offers here a new way of looking at democratic struggles for political power, discussing what happened, and why, during Barack Obama's remarkable run for president. Illustrated with vivid examples drawn from a range of media coverage, participant observation at a Camp Obama, and interviews... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
An important, massively researched and revelation-filled work of history that uncovers how decisions made by the first Bush White House preordained the current administration?s decision to invade Iraq. ?Is this a one-time thing, or should we foreshadow more to come?? This was the prophetic question posed by National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.00
Barack Obama?s inauguration as president on January 20, 2009, inspired the world. But the great promise of "Change We Can Believe In" was immediately tested by the threat of another Great Depression, a worsening war in Afghanistan, and an entrenched and deeply partisan system of business as usual in Washington. Despite all the coverage, the backstory... more...
- Nation Books 2011; US$ 14.99
In this ?agenda-setting? polemic, journalist and historian Eric Alterman explains what is really happening with the Obama presidency. While Obama?s many compromises have disappointed liberals, Alterman argues that these concessions are largely due to a political system that is rigged against progressive change. These structural impediments to democracy... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 15.00
When George W. Bush became president in January 2001, he took office with a comfortably familiar surname, bipartisan rhetoric, and the promise of calming a public shaken by the convulsions of impeachment and a contested election. Then nine months later, after the tragedy of 9/11, both the country and the world looked to him for leadership that could... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 26.00
With its barbecues, new Cadillacs, and $4,000 snakeskin cowboy boots, Texas is all about power and money -- and the power that money buys. This detailed and wide-scope account shows how a group of wealthy Texas Republicans quietly hijacked American politics for their own gain. Getting George W. Bush elected, we learn, was just the tip of the iceberg....... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 17.26
Hauptbeschreibung Fast unbemerkt von der Öffentlichkeit zahlen Parlamentsfraktionen seit Jahren verfassungswidrige Zulagen in Millionenhöhe an eine Vielzahl von Abgeordneten in Bund und Ländern. Erlaubt sind Zusatzgehälter nach ständiger Rechtsprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts nur für Parlamentspräsidenten, Vizepräsidenten und Fraktionsvorsitzende.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
?Provocative and compelling.? ? New York Newsday ?Both entertaining and insightful.? ? Washington Post Book World ?It should be on the required reading list.? ? Chicago Sun-Times What Obama Means by Jabari Asim, renowned cultural critic and author of The N Word, is a timely and sharp analysis... more...