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  • Why America Misunderstands the Worldby Paul Pillar

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    Paul R. Pillar?s provocative new book ties the American public?s misconceptions about foreign threats and behaviors to the nation?s history and geography, arguing that American success in international relations is achieved often in spite of rather than because of the public?s worldview. These cultural and political misunderstandings run deep, Pillar... more...

  • Escaping Jurassic Governmentby Donald F. Kettl

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 25.00

    Why big government is not the problem. The Progressive government movement, founded on support from Republicans and Democrats alike, reined in corporate trusts and improved the lives of sweatshop workers. It created modern government, from the Federal Reserve to the nation?s budgetary and civil service policies, and most of the programs on which... more...

  • Understanding the Department of Homeland Securityby Don Philpott

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Understanding the Department of Homeland Security ? the largest and the newest department of government ? discusses why the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was established and then takes a detailed look at the role of the 22 different federal departments and agencies that were incorporated into it. DHS has more than 240,000 employees in jobs... more...

  • The Imperiled Presidencyby G. Calvin Mackenzie

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    The Imperiled Presidency: Presidential Leadership in the 21 st Century calls for a dramatic re-evaluation of the American president?s role within the separation of powers system. In contrast with claims by academics, pundits, media, and members of Congress, Cal Mackenzie offers the contrarian argument that the real constitutional crisis in... more...

  • Blaming Europe?by Sara B. Hobolt; James Tilley

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 97.99

    This book analyzes whether citizens blame and credit European Union (EU) institutions for policy failures and successes, and how that matters when people make decisions about those institutions. more...

  • See No Evilby Joel Pollak

    Regnery Publishing 2016; US$ 27.99

    Liberals take great pride in their supposed open-mindedness. But there are certain ideas that threaten the dogmas of modern liberalism, and unfortunately, open-minded? liberals will go to great lengths to discredit and suppress these ideas. Conservative commentator and attorney Joel Pollak identifies the ten key ideas that today?s liberals refuse... more...

  • What Washington Gets Wrongby Jennifer Bachner; Benjamin Ginsberg

    Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    Each year unelected federal administrators write thousands of regulations possessing the force of law. What do these civil servants know about the American people whom they ostensibly serve? Not much, according to this enlightening and disturbing study.      The authors surveyed federal agency officials, congressional and White House staffers, and... more...

  • Upside Downby Mark Davis

    Regnery Publishing 2016; US$ 27.99

    Fossil fuels are bad. Illegal immigration is necessary for the economy. Free markets are arbitrary and cruel. Christians are intolerant. Men and women are exactly the same. The dogma preached by the far left has gone mainstream and the results are frightening: Most of what you hear these days is flat-out wrong. Mark Davis pulls apart the tenets... more...

  • The British Labour Party and twentieth-century Irelandby Laurence Marley

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, the British Labour Party was broadly supportive of Irish home rule. However, from the end of the First World War, Labour anticipated a place in government, and as a modern, maturing party in British politics, it developed a more calculated set of responses towards Ireland. With contributions from a range of... more...

  • Turning Pointby Bob Ehrlich

    SelectBooks, Inc. 2016; US$ 9.99

    In his third book, former Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich details the considerable damage inflicted to date, while analyzing how progressive policy has made America a far more insecure and weaker country. Turning Point makes the case for plenty?; Barack Obama?s transformative agenda has indeed remade America to the detriment of our economy and... more...