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- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
Learn the inside scoop on Watergate, the Ford Pardon, and the 18 ½ minute Gap. Roger Stone, The New York Times bestselling author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy—the Case Against LBJ , gives the inside scoop on Nixon?s rise and fall in Watergate in his new book Nixon?s Secrets. Stone charts Nixon?s rise from election to Congress in 1946 to the... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
Killing Congress: Assassinations, Attempted Assassinations, and other Violence Enacted on Members of the U.S. Congress analyzes all assassinations, attempted assassinations, and other violent acts carried out on members of Congress. Each chapter focuses on a particular incident, describing the events, the people involved, and the consequences of... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
This book details fifteen debilitating fault lines facing the United States, ranging from Beltway dysfunction, to incoherent foreign policy pursuits. It then offers specific policy solutions, based on best practices, which will erase these fault lines and permit the United States to enter a new era of ?Renaissance America? by 2030. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book utilizes a theoretically informed framework for analyzing the effectiveness of the president?s economic rhetoric and employs an empirical assessment that measures rhetoric?s effect on economic actors. The analysis suggests that the rhetoric presidents use has little influence in shaping the behaviors of these economic actors. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House. Transitions have triggered policy change for decades and eager interest groups have sought ways to capitalize on this often chaotic phase of US politics. President-Elect Barack Obama declared that lobbyists would be forbidden from serving his... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This diverse and unique collection of essays examines the role of communication in various aspects of the 2012 presidential campaign. Topics include the early campaign and Romney?s nomination battle, candidate image, the rhetoric and campaigning of Michelle Obama and Ann Romney, issues of race, persuasive appeals to voters, the use of music and social... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 39.99
Diese kleine Weltgeschichte schildert knapp, anschaulich und lebendig die verschlungenen Wege der Demokratie von den großen Revolutionen im 18. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart. Sie vermittelt das notige historische Grundwissen zur politischen und gesellschaftlichen Entwicklung der modernen Welt, ihrer Kampfe um Freiheit, Gleichheit und Teilhabe, ihrer... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
As the United States marks its first presidential election of a new century, Witcover shows us how professional mercenaries -- with little party loyalty and diminished political principles, driven by an insatiable need for money -- are poisoning public life. At the same time, politicians themselves have condoned and even encouraged these developments,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
In The Cavalier Presidency , author Justin P. DePlato analyzes the theory of executive emergency power across a wide breadth of philosophical history and reviews seven U.S. presidencies, concluding that presidents are becoming increasingly reckless when determining and using power during crisis. more...