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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The Federalist and the Constitution, whose cause it defended, were created amid the turmoil of political controversy. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, authors of The Federalist, were not theorists but fervent partisans in a campaign to gain acceptance -- by no means a sure thing at that time -- for the new plan of national government... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Peter deLeon argues that while it is often individuals who actually engage in political corruption, it is the US political system that condones or encourages such actions. Once this perspective is recognised, one can begin to understand ways in which the costs of corruption might be alleviated. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
When women picketed the White House demanding the vote on January 10, 1917, they broke new ground in political activism. Demanding that they President influence Congress, they petitioned the President and Congress and marched in the streets in the nation's first ever coast-to-coast campaign for political rights. Women were imprisoned for peaceful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 23.95
Presidential nominations in the United States can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative. Even informed citizens might be tempted to tune them out. Yet understanding the process, one distinct to American politics, is crucial for civic participation. If presidential elections are about who will lead the nation, presidential... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 48.00
The Madisonian approach to institutional design, as set forth in The Federalist Papers, is examined from the point of view of leading theorists of the "public choice" school who see themselves as the political heirs of that earlier legacy.Bernard Grofman taught a course on representation in which the readings included both the Federalist... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.95
With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why nearly every CIA Director has left the agency in worse shape than when he found it; and how these profound failures jeopardize our national security. From the Trade Paperback edition.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00
Since 1970 the United States government has spent over half a billion dollars on social experiments intended to assess the effect of potential tax policies, health insurance plans, housing subsidies, and other programs. Was it worth it? Was anything learned from these experiments that could not have been learned by other, and cheaper, means? Could... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2003; US$ 32.20
The selections in this volume present balanced, non-partisan reporting and analyses of the domestic and foreign policy issues that President Bush and the 108th Congress faced in the first half of 2003, including anti-spam legislation, medical malpractice, and proposed overhauls to Medicare. more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2006; US$ 32.20
Every spring and fall, researchers, students, and people who work in the world of politics or simply enjoy reading about it, look forward to the new edition of CQ's Guide to Current American Government. This resource contains the best Congressional Quarterly reporting published during the past six months in CQ Weekly and related CQ publications.... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2005; US$ 218.50
Here is a complete compilation of CQ voting studies and interest group rating data for every legislator who has served in Congress from 1947 to 2004. This new edition is updated to include information on six new congressional sessions (106th, 107th, and 108th Congresses). Organized alphabetically by members' names, this resource is perfect for quick... more...