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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book utilizes a theoretically informed framework for analyzing the effectiveness of the president?s economic rhetoric and employs an empirical assessment that measures rhetoric?s effect on economic actors. The analysis suggests that the rhetoric presidents use has little influence in shaping the behaviors of these economic actors. more...
- Independent Institute 2007; US$ 12.99
The history of the United States, from the 19th century to present day, is included in this examination of the very foundations of unwarranted government intrusiveness that illuminates the two essential elements that have led to the expansion of the state's authority?the ideology that the government should serve as a savior whenever people face threats... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Amy Zegart examines the weaknesses of US intelligence oversight and why those deficiencies have persisted, despite the unprecedented importance of intelligence in today's environment. She argues that many of the biggest oversight problems lie with Congress—the institution, not the parties or personalities—showing how Congress has collectively and persistently... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Former Nixon and Reagan cabinet member George Shultz offers his views on how to govern more effectively, get our economy back on track, take advantage of new opportunities in the energy field, combat the use of addictive drugs, apply a strategic overview to diplomacy, and identify necessary steps to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. If we can... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
The author reveals the dangerous weaknesses undermining domestic intelligence in the United States and tells why a new national security service should not be part of the FBI. He explains the need for a new domestic intelligence agency, modeled on the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and lodged in the Department of Homeland Security. more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95
Now in its second edition, here is one of the first and only issue-based nonpartisan guides to contemporary American politics. It?s a very exciting time in American politics. Voter turnout in primaries and caucuses across the nation has shattered old records. More than ever, in this election year people are paying attention to the issues. But in... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 18.00
According to The New York Times , Noam Chomsky is “arguably the most important intellectual alive.? But he isn?t easy to read . . . or at least he wasn?t until these books came along. Made up of intensively edited speeches and interviews, they offer something not found anywhere else: pure Chomsky, with every dazzling idea and penetrating insight... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95
The Hidden Hand is a succinct accessible and up-to-date survey of the Central Intelligence Agency’s history from its inception in 1947 to the present. Covers both aspects of the CIA’s mission – the collection and analysis of intelligence and the execution of foreign policy through covert, paramilitary operations De-mythologizes... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 43.16
Die polemischen Dialoge des deutschen Reichsritters und poeta laureatus Ulrich von Hutten (1488 ? 1523) konnten in den reformatorischen Diskursen zwischen 1517 und 1521 eine große Wirkung entfalten, die an ihrer Verbreitung und ihrem Einfluss auf die späteren deutschsprachigen Reformationsdialoge ablesbar ist. Die vorliegende Monographie analysiert... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Seymour Martin Lipset pronounced over a decade ago, "Someone who knows only one country knows no country." It is well established that students learn the intricacies of American politics better when they are presented in a comparative context. In today?s globalized society and workforce, it is all the more important for students to understand that... more...