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Political Freedom & Security

  • The Big Pushby Cynthia Enloe

    Myriad Editions 2017; US$ 12.49

    This is a manual for taking us to the finishing line of gender equality. Without understanding the incredible tentacles of patriarchy and its reinventions, we are destined to fight old battles as well as new ones. A jolt of new energy for longstanding feminists and a "must read" for our new generations.' — Helena Kennedy, QCDecades of feminist campaigning... more...

  • The Big Pushby Cynthia Enloe

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    For over a century and in scores of countries, patriarchal presumptions and practices have been challenged by women and their male allies. “Sexual harassment” has entered common parlance; police departments are equipped with rape kits; more than half of the national legislators in Bolivia and Rwanda are women; and a woman candidate won the plurality... more...

  • Of Womenby Shami Chakrabarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    A powerful, urgent and timely polemic on why women still need equality, and how we get there Gender injustice is the greatest human rights abuse on the planet. It blights First and developing worlds; rich and poor women. Gender injustice impacts health, wealth, education, representation, opportunity and security everywhere. It is no exaggeration... more...

  • Unjustifiable Meansby Mark Fallon

    Regan Arts. 2017; US$ 12.99

    The book the government doesn’t want you to read. President Trump wants to bring back torture. This is why he’s wrong. In his more than thirty years as an NCIS special agent and counterintelligence officer, Mark Fallon has investigated some of the most significant terrorist operations in US history, including the first bombing of the World Trade... more...

  • We Are Not Afraidby Gila Lustiger

    Notting Hill Editions 2017; US$ 12.49

    In 2015 a terrifying new era began for Paris and the rest of Europe: the attack on the staff of Charlie Hebdo and the terrorist attacks on Paris on November 13 that left 130 people dead. The terrorists were born on French soil. In this award-winning essay, Lustiger explores the historical, social, and political conditions that give rise to terrorism... more...

  • Crashbackby Michael Fabey

    Scribner 2017; US$ 12.99

    An alarming message from an award-winning journalist with unprecedented access to the highest naval officers in America and China and their ships and weapons, this is a chilling look at the “warm war” over control of the South China Sea—one that is threatening to flare into full-scale conflict. Out in the Pacific Ocean, there is a war taking place.... more...

  • The Ghostby Jefferson Morley

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 19.59

    "The best book ever written about the strangest CIA chief who ever lived." - Tim Weiner, National Book Award-winning author of Legacy of Ashes A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous decades. CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton was one of the most powerful... more...

  • Veraxby Pratap Chatterjee; Khalil

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 17.50

    From a prize-winning journalist and the co-author of the best-selling Zahra's Paradise , a sweeping graphic history of electronic surveillance from 9/11 to the latest drone strike 9/11 not only marked the worst domestic terror attack in U.S. history, but also unleashed electronic spying by the government on a massive worldwide scale. In a wholly... more...

  • American Radicalby Tamer Elnoury; Kevin Maurer

    Transworld 2017; US$ 18.32

    It's no secret that federal agencies are waging a broad, global war against terror. But for the first time in this memoir, an active, Muslim American federal agent reveals his experience infiltrating and bringing down a terror cell in North America. A longtime undercover agent, Tamer Elnoury joined an elite counterterrorism unit after September 11.... more...

  • Citizens in Trainingby Jon B. Alterman; Margo Balboni

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2017; US$ 42.50

    This report is the most extensive effort to date to define and understand the United Arab Emirates’ conscription program—its successes, failures, and possible unintended consequences. more...