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- The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 27.00
At a time when the national political debate is about inequality and fairness, bestselling author David Horowitz and coauthor Jacob Laksin have written an unsettling book about the distribution of power in America. Thoroughly researched and amply documented, The New Leviathan overturns the conventional wisdom about which end of the political spectrum... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95
New York Times Book Review ?Hofstadter's essays . . .are calm, clear, dispassionate and devastating-a joy to read.? ? Harper's ?Hofstadter's status theory helps us understand a political history that goes far beyond the issues of the fifties and sixties which it was invoked to explain.? ? New Republic From the Trade Paperback edition. ]]> more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99
From the authors of Manifesta, an activism handbook that illustrates how to truly make the personal political. Grassroots is an activism handbook for social justice. Aimed at everyone from students to professionals, stay-at-home moms to artists, Grassroots answers the perennial question: What can I do? Whether you are concerned about the environment,... more...
O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential CampaignsABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
Almost every politician has occasionally misspoken, sometimes with disastrous effect, sometimes with little effect at all. O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential Campaigns observes and analyzes this phenomenon to document why some gaffes prove fatal while others are easily survived.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
Despite a decade of political technology's celebrated triumphs?such as online fundraising of the presidential campaigns of McCain in 2000, Dean in 2003, and Obama in 2008; or the web-enabled, socially networked campaign of Obama 2008?the field of e-politics is still at an unsolidified stage. Margin of Victory: How Technologists Help Politicians... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 14.99
From the satirical masterminds behind the New York Times best-seller Goodnight Bush (more than 125,000 copies sold) comes this scathingly funny political parody of the contemporary children's classic Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! As any left-leaning parent of small children will tell you, these days it seems like the Republican... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
Globality, Democracy and Civil Society explores the relationship between the concepts of democracy and civil society through a comparison of their meaning and function in different historical and cultural contexts. This volume presents detailed contextual studies in Europe, North America, Japan, Russia and Turkey. The contributors explore different... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99
The Russian Quest for Peace and Democracy, by Metta Spencer, traces the changing orientations toward peace and democracy among Soviet/Russian citizens since 1982, revealing the extreme influence of transnational civil society on Gorbachev's policies and on the social capital democracy requires. This book is indispensible for those studying comparative... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Hudson explores the development of communists and other left forces, charting their survival and renewal after 1989. She shows how an open and democratic form of socialism has emerged which embraces environmental, gender and anti-war politics. more...