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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 183.95
The tragedy of 9/11 placed homeland security and the prevention of further attacks into the central focus of our national consciousness. With so many avenues of terror open to our enemies in terms of mode, medium, and location, effective management and mitigation of threat must be grounded in objective risk assessment. The structure of national security... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 93.95
This third volume in a much praised series on The French Revolution and the Creation of Modern Political Culture examines the way in which the Revolution has been portrayed in European thought and its impact upon the development of political philosophy in the nineteenth century. Opening with the influence of Burke and other contemporaries of the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
The question of how the American state defines its power has become central to a range of historical topics, from the founding of the Republic and the role of the educational system to the functions of agencies and America?s place in the world. Yet conventional histories of the state have not reckoned adequately with the roots of an ever-expanding... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 29.99
Surprise Attack explores sixty plus years of military and terror threats against the United States. It examines the intelligence tools and practices that provided warnings of those attacks and evaluates the United States? responses, both in preparedness and most importantly the effectiveness of our military and national command authority. Contrary... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00
Counting the Votes: A New Way to Analyze America's Presidential Elections isn't your typical history book about presidential elections. Nor is it like most statistical analyses of election results. What this unusual book does offer is an array of innovative statistics?campaign score (CS), potential index (PI), return on potential (ROP), and equalized... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
From the beginning of the Republic, members of Congress have been in the media spotlight. In recent years, the expansion of media venues has provided both challenges and opportunities to Representatives and Senators, the public, and even the media itself. Legacy media such as newspapers and broadcast television each carry with them their own needs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
Debuting it its first edition, this book is organized around the approach that American politics can best be understood by examining the issues that reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals and hopes of the American people. Debates, Differences and Divisions looks at twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politics and policy... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00
Since the Tea Party exploded onto the American political scene, it has matured and changed, but the differences that now exist within the movement are largely unacknowledged. A more nuanced understanding is called for. Previous treatises have sought explanations for the rise of the movement and focused primarily on its early days. This book, in contrast,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
The Grand Old Party?once moderate and even magnanimous?has fallen into a prison of its own making when it comes to presidential politics. Republicans may be having a heyday in the Congress but their prospects for the 2016 presidential election aren?t great?and won?t improve unless and until they break out of their intellectual and ideological straightjackets... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 84.95
Redrawing district lines is arguably the most polarizing of political activities in the United States today. As technological developments permit more and more sophisticated statistical analyses, those in charge of the process are more tempted to gerrymander districts for their own future benefit. At the same time, as this data is made available to... more...