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  • Governmentality and Counter-Hegemony in Bangladeshby S.M. Shamsul Alam

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Using Michel Foucault's idea of governmentality, this book reinterprets various cases of revolt and popular uprisings in Bangladesh. It attempts to synthesize the theories of Foucault's governmentality and Antonio Gramsci's notions of hegemony and counter-hegemony. more...

  • Understanding the Department of Stateby Don Philpott

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Understanding the Department of State looks at the main current issues it faces around the globe from relations with Russia and China to the civil war in Iraq and the growing threat from the Islamic State and other terrorist groups. The book also has brief biographies of all the Secretaries of State from Thomas Jefferson, the first to hold the... more...

  • The Politics of Trauma and Peace-Buildingby Cillian McGrattan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In marked contrast to literary, historical and cultural studies, there has been a limited engagement with the concepts and politics of trauma by political science and peacebuilding research. This book explores the debate on trauma and peacebuilding and presents the challenges for democratization that the politics of trauma present in transitional... more...

  • Democratization from Aboveby Anjali Thomas Bohlken

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    The book explains why some national and state governments in the developing world introduce reforms to make local governance more democratic while others do not. more...

  • Clean Houseby Tom Fitton

    Threshold Editions 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 18.99

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Corruption Chronicles comes a devastating expose of the scandals of Obama's second term. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton reveals what the largest watchdog agency in America has uncovered in its battles against Obama secrecy. Clean House takes us through incriminating documents from the attack... more...

  • The City and Sexby Mary Beth McConahey

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book examines American political sex scandals at the national level. Studying these events over time reveals the republic?s deteriorating moral health. The book shows how having freedom from virtue has produced an American citizenry increasingly prone to the kind of dependence and enslavement once described by Alexis de Tocqueville. more...

  • British Politics: The Basicsby Bill Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 30.95

    Over the last two decades British politics has undergone a remarkable transformation. While some components of the system have been eroded, such as voter turnout and membership of the big parties, other parts have flourished, such as nationalist parties, the insurgent UKIP, as well as the new media. British Politics: The Basics analyses these changes... more...

  • Financing the 2012 Electionby David B. Magleby

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    The amount of money flowing through U.S. politics continues to astound. "While not all expenditures are reported," writes David Magleby, "our best estimate is that at least $8 billion was spent in the 2012 federal elections." In this essential volume, the latest in a quadrennial series dating back to 1960, Magleby and his colleagues reveal where... more...

  • Critical Government Documents on Health Careby Don Philpott

    Bernan Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    Critical Government Documents on Health Care reviews of many of the major health issues facing us today. The book does not offer any new information nor attempt to take sides. Instead, it is an attempt to gather together information from as many sources as possible and presents arguments for and against the issues covered so that you the reader... more...

  • Why Congress Needs Women: Bringing Sanity to the House and Senateby Michele Paludi

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    In October 2013, after the war between Republican and Democratic men in Congress resulted in a government shutdown, Time magazine referred to the women legislators as "the only adults left in Washington." In Why Congress Needs Women: Bringing Sanity to the House and Senate , editor Michele A. Paludi and various contributors explain how women in... more...