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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
The use of wedge issues such as abortion, gay marriage, and immigration has become standard political strategy in contemporary presidential campaigns. Why do candidates use such divisive appeals? Who in the electorate is persuaded by these controversial issues? And what are the consequences for American democracy? In this provocative and engaging... more...
- Nation Books 2014; US$ 25.99
Ralph Nader has fought for over fifty years on behalf of American citizens against the reckless influence of corporations and their government patrons on our society. Now he ramps up the fight and makes a persuasive case that Americans are not powerless. In Unstoppable , he explores the emerging political alignment of the Left and the Right against... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 16.95
Take Back Our Civil Liberties! Beatrice Edwards, executive director of the organization representing Edward Snowden and four other NSA whistleblowers, argues that we now live in a Corporate Security State, where the government is more interested in protecting the companies that serve it than the citizens who support it. Hheavy domestic surveillance,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
This work considers, for the first time, the intelligence relationship between three important North Atlantic powers in the Twenty-first century, from WWII to post-Cold War. As demonstrated in the case studies in this volume, World War II cemented loose and often informal inter-allied agreements on security intelligence that had preceded it, and created... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Have campaign finance reform laws actually worked? Is money less influential in electing candidates today than it was thirty years ago when legislation was first enacted? Absolutely not, argues Rodney A. Smith in this passionately written, fact-filled, and provocative book. According to Smith, the laws have had exactly the opposite of their intended... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99
This is the first textbook to offer in one volume original simulations, exercises, and games designed by academics and intelligence professionals from several countries. These innovative methods are meant to enhance the learning experience and provide an international perspective to the topics and approaches discussed in class. Intelligence simulations... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.95
Democracy may be one of the most admired ideas ever concocted, but what if it?s also one of the most harebrained? After many years of writing about democracy for a living, David Harsanyi has concluded that it?s the most overrated, overused, and misunderstood idea in political life. The less we have of it the better. “Democracy? is not synonymous... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 49.95
Although there is a long history of conservative movements in America, the library of social movement studies leans heavily to the left. The Tea Party movement, its sudden emergence and its uncertain fate, provides a challenge to mainstream American politics. It also challenges scholars of social movements to reconcile this new movement with existing... more...
- Hodder Education 2014; US$ 19.18
Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. Updated with the latest facts and figures on US politics post the 2012 election, My Revision Notes for Edexcel A2 US Government & Politics will help you to:. - Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise... more...