Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Marxism's Retreat from Africa book cover

    Marxism's Retreat from Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arnold Hughes

    The collapse of Marxism in much of the Third World as well as Europe was so sudden and spectacular that it is hard to believe that in the space of seven years The Journal of Communist Studies could bring out special issues both on the creation of ‘Military Marxist Regimes in Africa’, and on their…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • The Millennium Development Goals: Challenges, Prospects and Opportunities book cover

    The Millennium Development Goals: Challenges, Prospects and Opportunities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nana Poku, Jim Whitman

    As the 15-year Millennium Development Goals approach their conclusion, we can now measure their larger successes and failures in more than ‘snapshot’ fashion; and we can begin to consider how best to shape the international development agenda for the coming decades based on what we have learned.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Conceived in Liberty: The American Worldview in Theory and Practice book cover

    Conceived in Liberty

    The American Worldview in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jr. Tierney

    Conceived in Liberty is a cultural, sociological and geopolitical review of the uniquely American notion that the country and its people are "exceptional." While all nations have their own patriotic commitments, no other people have outwardly declared their power as vigorously as have Americans,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30

  • Social Science and Historical Perspectives: Society, Science, and Ways of Knowing book cover

    Social Science and Historical Perspectives

    Society, Science, and Ways of Knowing, 1st Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    This accessible book introduces the story of ‘social science’, with coverage of history, politics, economics, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and geography. Key questions include: How and why did the social sciences originate and differentiate? How are they related to older traditions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13

  • A History of Terrorism: Expanded Edition book cover

    A History of Terrorism

    Expanded Edition, 1st Edition

    By Walter Laqueur

    Terrorism is often mistakenly thought of as a modern phenomenon, but it goes back quite some time. A History of Terrorism charts the history of political terror from nineteenth-century Europe to the multinational operations of Arab and other groups today. The question is: What is its true impact…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30

  • Politics and the Novel During the Cold War book cover

    Politics and the Novel During the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By David Caute

    David Cautes wide-ranging study examines how outstanding novelists of the Cold War era conveyed the major issues of contemporary politics and history. In the United States and Western Europe the political novel flourished in the 1930s and 1940s, the crisis years of economic depression, fascism, the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-30

  • Analyzing American Democracy: Politics and Political Science book cover

    Analyzing American Democracy

    Politics and Political Science, 2nd Edition

    By Jon R. Bond, Kevin B. Smith

    How can political science help you understand the world you live in? Modern approaches to the study of politics analyze why Congress, the president, the courts, and other political actors do what they do. Learning to think critically about power, institutions, and rules helps citizens engage…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18

  • American Interpretations of Natural Law: A Study in the History of Political Thought book cover

    American Interpretations of Natural Law

    A Study in the History of Political Thought, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Fletcher Wright

    This book illustrates the deep roots of natural law doctrines in America's political culture. Originally published in 1931, the volume shows that American interpretations of natural law go to the philosophical heart of the American regime. The Declaration of Independence is the preeminent example…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Library of Liberal Thought

  • Totalitarianism, Globalization, Colonialism: The Destruction of Civilization Since 1914 book cover

    Totalitarianism, Globalization, Colonialism

    The Destruction of Civilization Since 1914, 1st Edition

    By Harry Redner

    The century that began in 1914 with the outbreak of the First World War was catastrophic. Over the course of that one-hundred-year span, civilizations were destroyed in the Old World, the New World, and the Third World, the latter represented by China, India, and Islam.In Europe the main agent of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30

  • The Illusion of a Conservative Reagan Revolution book cover

    The Illusion of a Conservative Reagan Revolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larry M. Schwab

    This book presents a provocative perspective on the impact of the Reagan administration. Many political commentators, both liberal and conservative, argue that the 1980s was a period of fundamental conservative change. Some of them believe the changes have been so important that the 1980s should be…

    Paperback – 2016-05-30

  • The Internationalization of ISIS: The Muslim State in Iraq and Syria book cover

    The Internationalization of ISIS

    The Muslim State in Iraq and Syria, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Israeli

    An Islamic terrorist movement, ISIS (also dubbed IS or ISIL), has taken advantage of the chaotic "Arab Spring" in Syria and Iraq to declare an Islamic Caliphate wherever it has been able to rise to power. This movement is continuously attempting to extend the territory of its rule. The Egyptian…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30

  • Exploring British Politics book cover

    Exploring British Politics

    4th Edition

    By Mike Garnett

    Exploring British Politics is a concise, comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject. Fully updated and revised, the new edition covers the 2015 general election and recent developments in the role of political parties, changes in party ideology, the UK's relationship with the European Union,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21

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