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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 97.99
Although we tend to use the terms 'representative democracy' and 'democracy' as synonyms, they are not. Democracy means that the people govern; representative democracy means that the people elect others to govern for them. This raises the question of the extent to which representative government approximates democracy, a question that turns on the... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95
Old-school divide-and-conquer tactics?demonizing opponents, frightening voters, refusing to compromise?may make us feel good about the purity of our ideals, but it's no way to get anything done. Worse, this approach betrays some of the most cherished ideals of the progressive movement: inclusion, reason, justice, and hope. Illuminated by examples... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 49.99
Senate Procedure and Practice is a practical, real-world explanation of the legislative process in the U.S. Senate. Filled with fascinating stories and insights, this book highlights not only why a given rule is in place, but also how it is practiced. Now in its second edition, the book has been updated to discuss the impact the Democratic takeover... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 94.00
European integration has had a profound impact on the politics of Southern Europe, a region that was initially at the margin of the decision-making processes of the European Union, but is gradually becoming more and more influential. This volume offers a comparative overview of modern politics in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Greece, focusing in particular... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95
The third edition of An Introduction to African Politics continues to be the ideal textbook for those new to the study of this fascinating continent. It gets to the heart of the politics of this part of the world, tackling questions such as: How is modern Africa still influenced by its colonial past? How do strong ethnic identities on the continent... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 16.95
This straightforward and direct guide to running a political campaign provides insight for the first-time candidate based on the authors? years of experience in the political sphere. The book features step-by-step instructions for an entire campaign: from the planning stages to the election. Perfect for community-based elections and grassroots campaigns. more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
Margaret Hoover has been a lifelong member of the Republican Party. She grew up a self-described ?ditto head.? She worked in the White House for President George W. Bush. Today she is a political commentator for Fox News, where, as one of Bill O?Reilly?s Culture Warriors, she regularly champions the conservative cause. She also happens to be the great-granddaughter... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 11.27
The Daily Mail 's most succesful columnist delivers the coup de grace to New Labour, as the nation voted them out of office. He is not only tough on Brown and the causes of Brown, but devastatingly funny about 'Elf and Safety', 'Yuman Rights', the Surveillance Society and all the bureacratic absurdities that make modern life worse than anything... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79
Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince has been one of the most widely read and quoted book about politics during the past five centuries. But in the democracies of the information age, new ideas are needed to make government prosper through the next century. Now, Dick Morris, who contributed significantly to President Clinton's reelection in 1996 and,... more...