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- PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 28.99
Facts are and must be the coin of the realm in a democracy, for government ?of the people, by the people and for the people,? requires and assumes to some extent an informed citizenry. Unfortunately, for citizens in the United States and throughout the world, distinguishing between fact and fiction has always been a formidable challenge, often with... more...
- Brookings Institution Press with Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation 2014; US$ 32.00
Sandford Borins addresses the enduring significance of innovation in government as practiced by public servants, analyzed by scholars, discussed by media, documented by awards, and experienced by the public. In The Persistence of Innovation in Government , he maps the changing landscape of American public sector innovation in the twenty-first century,... 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 125.00
This book is the definitive record of election results in all states' gubernatorial races from 1932 to 1952 for every candidate who received at least 1 percent of the total vote. It offers the reader both state and county level voting details of the highest directly elected office in the nation. Virtually all candidates are identified by party... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95
Is the United States in decline? If so, what are the causes and dimensions of that decline and is it irreversible? Will American decline be accompanied by the rise of a new hegemon? To what extent are that rise and decline merely concurrent processes, determined by forces internal to each polity, or are American decline and the rise of its competitors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
Politics USA is a lively and authoritative introduction to American politics, giving students a rich and varied resource for all aspects of their course. The book provides expert and comprehensive analysis of US politics and government, including in-depth coverage of the presidency, the Congress, the Supreme Court and American foreign policy. ... 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...
- facultas.wuv 2014; US$ 15.77
Der Band erläutert das politische System Österreichs in historischer, verfassungsrechtlicher und theoretischer Hinsicht und zeigt seine Verbindungen mit dem europäischen Mehrebenensystem auf. Gegenstand der Darstellung sind die Entwicklung der Demokratie, die Bundesverfassung, die Volkssouveränität als Legitimationsgrundlage des politischen Systems,... 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...