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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95
This memoir of a CIA operations officer captures the spirit of the early years of the Agency, a period sometimes described as its 'finest hours.' Using the alias 'St. Martin,' Stuart Methven served in the CIA from the 1950s through the 1970s. The book opens by describing the author's training in the clandestine arts and subsequent assignment to Asia... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
First published in 1990, Laws, Men and Machines is an original interpretation of the lasting influence that Newtonian mechanics has had on the design and operation of the American political system. The author argues that it is this mechanistic tradition that now instinctively shapes the way we conceive of, analyse, and evaluate American politics,... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 32.95
Analyzing Intelligence , now in a revised and extensively updated second edition, assesses the state of the profession of intelligence analysis from the practitioners point of view. The contributorsmost of whom have held senior positions in the US intelligence communityreview the evolution of the field, the rise of new challenges, pitfalls... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95
The Hidden Hand is a succinct accessible and up-to-date survey of the Central Intelligence Agency’s history from its inception in 1947 to the present. Covers both aspects of the CIA’s mission – the collection and analysis of intelligence and the execution of foreign policy through covert, paramilitary operations De-mythologizes... more...
- Hodder Education 2014; US$ 15.98
Written by Colleen Harris and updated by Simon Lemieux, this updated New Edition Student Unit Guide provides support throughout the course. . Feel confident you understand the unit: the guide comprehensively covers the unit content and includes topic summaries, knowledge check questions and answers, and a reference index. . Use up-to-date examples:... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 32.99
The essays in The California Republic explore the evolution of Progressivism in California and also its contemporary policy consequences. Designed to work in tandem with other texts or as a stand-alone reader, the book examines themes ranging from founding principles to institutions, from local government to statesmanship, and from elections to policy... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 29.99
After preparing to lead a quiet life as a teacher and scholar of political theory, William Galston has spent the past quarter century crossing the boundaries between academia and public life, including a two-year stint as Deputy Assistant for Domestic Policy under President Clinton. Reflecting these boundary-crossings, Public Matters contains a selection... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99
Maryland Politics and Political Communication, 1950-2005 is not a survey of all that occurred between 1950 and 2005. Rather, this book focuses on a set of interesting political events in which communication is a very important variable. These events, be they elections or episodes of governance, are also_arguably_the most dramatic ones during the period. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99
As government faces more complex problems, and citizens expect more, the way government delivers services and results is changing rapidly. The traditional model of government agencies administering hundreds of programs by themselves is giving way to one-stop services and cross-agency results. This translation implies collaboration?within agencies;... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 25.99
In Democracy in California , Brian P. Janiskee and Ken Masugi clearly explain the politics and character of California's governmental institutions and the dynamics affecting the lives of its citizens. The third edition is updated throughout and includes a thorough analysis of the 2010 election.. more...