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Practical Politics

  • Kind of Blueby Ken Clarke

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 15.89

    Ken Clarke needs no introduction. One of the genuine 'Big Beasts' of the political scene, during his forty-six years as the Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire he has been at the very heart of government under three prime ministers. He is a political obsessive with a personal hinterland, as well known as a Tory Wet with Europhile... more...

  • Thirteen Tactics for Realistic Radicalsby Saul Alinsky

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Selection   From the founder of modern radical activism in America, Saul Alinsky, whose the bestselling classic Rules for Radicals has reinvigorated the political left in America. ?Organizational genius? Alinsky lays out the thirteen rules that all have-nots must follow to wage a successful campaign against the haves. Wielding... more...

  • Waging Warby David J. Barron

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 20.99

    ?A first-rate history filled with revealing incidents and informed analysis.? ? Kirkus Reviews (starred review) A timely account of a raging debate: The history of the ongoing struggle between the presidents and Congress over who has the power to declare and wage war. The Constitution states that it is Congress that declares war, but it is the... more...

  • Why Young People Don?t Voteby Mitchell Agg

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Why don't young people vote? Through four main reasons, Mitchell helps us answer this question as well as giving some solutions. more...

  • Politics in Contemporary Southeast Asiaby Damien Kingsbury

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The countries of Southeast Asia continue to change, evolve and chart courses that sometimes leave outside observers puzzled. Politics in Contemporary Southeast Asia thoroughly assesses the political challenges and changes faced by the countries of Southeast Asia in the 21st century. Focusing on political processes throughout, Kingsbury introduces... more...

  • The Democratic Party of Japan in Powerby Yoichi Funabashi; Koichi Nakano

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    When the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in September 2009, Japanese citizens expected the imminent arrival of a new political era, characterized by a two-party system. However, in addition to the triple disasters of March 2011, the DPJ faced numerous difficulties arising from its controversial policies and massive party defections following... more...

  • The Global Debt Bombby James L. Clayton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Within a historical perspective, Clayton clearly explains the "culture of debt" - its definition, how it got to be such a major burden, why we can't live without it, and ways to manage it more efficiently. He addresses the development of debt over the course of the 20th century in both the US and world economies. This comprehensive multidisciplinary... more...

  • From Book to Screen: Modern Japanese Literature in Filmsby Keiko I. McDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Of all the world s cinemas, Japan's is perhaps unique in its closeness to the nation's literature, past and contemporary. The Western world became aware of this when Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon was awarded the Grand Prize at the Venice film festival in 1951 and the Oscar for best foreign film in 1952. More recent examples include Shohei Imamura's Eel,... more...

  • Understanding Economicsby Harlan M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95

    This accessible workbook has been developed to provide readers with a solid grounding in economic principles. It offers a critical examination of 40 economic theorems and concepts - such as wealth distribution, supply and demand and finance - and the contexts in which they should be understood. more...

  • The International Politics of Eurasia: v. 9: The End of Empire? Comparative Perspectives on the Soviet Collapseby S. Frederick Starr; Karen Dawisha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...