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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
A Brief Introduction to American Politics provides a coherent and succinct account of how contemporary American politics blends enduring principles with the realities and demands of the present day. Beginning with a brief overview of American society today, the book introduces the constitutional framework of American politics and the fluid concept... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 34.35
Der Republikanismus hat in den letzten Jahren insbesondere durch die Arbeiten von Philip Pettit und Quentin Skinner eine Wiederbelebung in der politischen Philosophie erfahren. Neben Libertarianismus, Liberalismus, Kommunitarismus oder postmodernen politischen Theorien hat sich der Republikanismus als vielversprechende Alternative etabliert. Der Band... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
Commentators, especially since the Democratic party reforms following 1968, have expressed serious concerns about the role of party activists in the American political system. Have they become so concerned with ideological purity that they are unable to nominate strong candidates? Are activists loyal only to particular interest groups, with little... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1995; US$ 24.95
Politics may be the art of compromise, but accepting a compromise can be hazardous to a politician?s health. Politicians worry about betraying faithful supporters, about losing the upper hand on an issue before the next election, that accepting half a loaf today can make it harder to get the whole loaf tomorrow. In his original interpretation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
When it comes to elections, campaigns matter. And despite the ever-increasing role of volunteers and amateurs, modern American political campaigns are a professional affair. Understanding how they are run and how campaign strategies are set requires an in-depth analysis of what political consultants do, from opposition research to public opinion polling... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 16.11
What to make of the Tea Party? To some, it is a grassroots movement aiming to reclaim an out-of-touch government for the people. To others, it is a proto-fascist organization of the misinformed and manipulated lower middle class. Either way, it is surely one of the most significant forms of reaction in the age of Obama. In this definitive... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00
Since the Tea Party exploded onto the American political scene, it has matured and changed, but the differences that now exist within the movement are largely unacknowledged. A more nuanced understanding is called for. Previous treatises have sought explanations for the rise of the movement and focused primarily on its early days. This book, in contrast,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
The Grand Old Party?once moderate and even magnanimous?has fallen into a prison of its own making when it comes to presidential politics. Republicans may be having a heyday in the Congress but their prospects for the 2016 presidential election aren?t great?and won?t improve unless and until they break out of their intellectual and ideological straightjackets... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 24.95
An array of leading Democrats, Republicans, and independent thinkers provide a road map for America?s political future. America is at a turning point. For the first time in history, the United States is the world?s lone superpower?in Andrew Cuomo?s words, ?both the tamer and target of an unstable world.? New technology and the omnipresent media... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
?You?ve got to understand, we are ideologues,? Tom DeLay once told a journalist. ?We have an agenda. We have a philosophy. I want to repeal the Clean Air Act. No one came to me and said, ?Please repeal the Clean Air Act.? We say to the lobbyists, ?Help us.? We know what we want to do and we find the people to help us do that. We go to the lobbyists... more...