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Leadership

  • Populism and Patronageby Paul D. Kenny

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This volume provides a new explanation for why populists are so successful in political systems where vote buying and other such patronage-based practices are common. more...

  • The Far Right in Americaby Cas Mudde

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 19.95

    This book collects Mudde's old and new blog posts, interviews and op-eds on the topic of the US far right, ranging from right-wing populists to neo-Nazi terrorists. The main emphasis of the book is on the two most important far right developments of the 21 st century, the Tea Party and Donald Trump. Primarily aimed at a non-academic audience,the... more...

  • Armenia's Future, Relations with Turkey, and the Karabagh Conflictby Levon Ter-Petrossian; Arman Grigoryan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 123.52

    This project addresses recurring questions about Armenian-Turkish relations, the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915, and relations between the Armenian diaspora and the Republic of Armenia. Additionally, it discusses the ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan, and the Armenian government’s handling of the commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary... more...

  • No Room for Small Dreamsby Shimon Peres

    Orion 2017; US$ 31.99

    In 1934, eleven-year-old Shimon Peres emigrated to the land of Israel from his native Poland, leaving behind an extended family who would later be murdered in the Holocaust. Few back then would have predicted that this young man would eventually become one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Peres would go on to serve the new nation... more...

  • The Education of Eva Moskowitzby Eva Moskowitz

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 17.99

    From Eva Moskowitz, the outspoken founder and CEO of the charter school Success Academy, comes a frank, feisty memoir about the rough-and-tumble battles to reform America’s education system. Eva Moskowitz is a fighter with a reputation for having "sharp elbows"— if that’s a synonym for getting the job done, she’ll take it. A born and bred New Yorker,... more...

  • Technocratic Ministers and Political Leadership in European Democraciesby António Costa Pinto; Maurizio Cotta; Pedro Tavares de Almeida

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the ‘technocratic shift’ in ministerial recruitment, measuring its extent and variations over time in fourteen European countries. It addresses the question: who governs in European democratic regimes? Just a few decades ago, the answer would have been straightforward: party-men and (fewer) party-women. More... more...

  • Presidential Leadership in an Age of Changeby Michael Genovese

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The American public hungers for a heroic leader. From John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush, every American president has left office either under a cloud or as a failed leader. Michael A. Genovese argues that presidents are set up for failure; it is not specific presidents but the presidency itself that is the problem. The presidency was designed to... more...

  • President McKinley, War and Empireby Richard F. Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    This second volume of President McKinley, War and Empire assesses five theories that have dominated analysis of modern societies in the last century--liberalism, Marxism, mass society, pluralism, and elitism--in accounting for an aberrant event in American history: the Spanish-American War. President McKinley and the Coming of the War 1898, volume... more...

  • If Only They Didn't Speak Englishby Jon Sopel

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 28.19

    As the BBC’s North America Editor, Jon Sopel has had a pretty busy time of it lately. In the 18 months it’s taken for a reality star to go from laughingstock to leader of the free world, Jon has travelled the length and breadth of the United States, experiencing it from a perspective that most of us could only dream of: he has flown aboard Air Force... more...

  • Excluded Withinby Sina Kramer

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 64.99

    Why are some claims seen or heard as political claims, while others are not? Why are some people not seen or heard as political agents? This book takes up a range of cases -- including those of Antigone, Claudette Colvin and Rosa Parks, the 1992 Los Angeles riots, and the Black Lives Matter movement -- to better understand who counts as a political... more...