Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • An Introduction to South Asian Politics book cover

    An Introduction to South Asian Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil DeVotta

    This introductory textbook provides students with a fundamental understanding of the social, political, and economic institutions of six South Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a broad theoretical framework and evaluates the opportunities and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03

  • Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences book cover

    Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Gary Taylor, Liam Mellor, Richard McCarter

    Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences provides a clear and accessible introduction to the theory and practice of work. Written in a student friendly style, it makes use of the following: Theoretical Perspectives: The theoretical foundations of identity, power, community, citizenship,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12

  • Introduction to Political Psychology: 3rd Edition book cover

    Introduction to Political Psychology

    3rd Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Martha L. Cottam, Elena Mastors, Thomas Preston, Beth Dietz

    This comprehensive, user-friendly introductory textbook to political psychology explores the psychological origins of political behavior. The authors introduce readers to a broad range of theories, concepts, and case studies of political activity to illustrate that behavior. The book examines many…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26

  • Politics in Popular Movies: Rhetorical Takes on Horror, War, Thriller, and Sci-Fi Films book cover

    Politics in Popular Movies

    Rhetorical Takes on Horror, War, Thriller, and Sci-Fi Films, 1st Edition

    By John S. Nelson

    Popular movies can be surprisingly smart about politics - from the portentous politics of state or war, to the grassroots, everyday politics of family, romance, business, church and school. Politics in Popular Movies analyses the politics in many well-known films across four popular genres: horror,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30
    Media and Power

  • Campaigns from the Ground Up: State House Elections in a National Context book cover

    Campaigns from the Ground Up

    State House Elections in a National Context, 1st Edition

    By John S Klemanski, David A. Dulio, Michael Switalski

    Based on data from the most recent elections, this book examines state house races in four key states California, Texas, Michigan, and Virginia and creates simulations of campaign planning, strategizing, budgeting, fundraising, and winning in a variety of political contexts. The authors have not…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30

  • Profit Pathology and Other Indecencies book cover

    Profit Pathology and Other Indecencies

    1st Edition

    By Michael Parenti

    From market crisis to market boom, from welfare to wealth care, from homelessness to helplessness, and an all-out assault on the global environment-these are just some of the indecencies of contemporary economic life that Profit Pathology takes on. Here, Michael Parenti investigates how class power…

    Paperback – 2015-04-30

  • Postmarks from a Political Traveler book cover

    Postmarks from a Political Traveler

    1st Edition

    By Phil Karber

    As spring and summer vacations beckon, this book invites and incites a whole new approach to travel. "Postmarks from a Political Traveler" is a series of travel recollections confronting the troubling topics of roots and racism, polar bears and climate change, anti-Americanism, and the war in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-30

  • Peace Ecology book cover

    Peace Ecology

    1st Edition

    By Randall Amster

    "Peace Ecology" presents a cutting-edge exploration of an emerging paradigm that links the essence of peace and nonviolence with the tenets of ecology and the principles of environmentalism. Looking at issues including food justice, water sharing, climate change, peace zones, and the free economy,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-30

  • Introduction to Political Theory book cover

    Introduction to Political Theory

    3rd Edition

    By John Hoffman, Paul Graham

    Introduction to Political Theory is a text for the 21st century. It shows students why an understanding of theory is crucial to an understanding of issues and events in a rapidly shifting global political landscape. Bringing together classic and contemporary political concepts and ideologies into…

    Paperback – 2015-02-25

  • Handbook on World Social Forum Activism book cover

    Handbook on World Social Forum Activism

    1st Edition

    By Jackie Smith, Ellen Reese, Scott Byrd, Elizabeth Smythe

    The World Social Forum (WSF) has become the focus for a diverse array of movements advancing alternative visions of globalisation. The numerous WSF's have helped to connect activists in an increasingly dense network of advocates for radical social change. They have mobilised hundreds of thousands…

    Paperback – 2015-01-30

  • Strengthening Governance Globally: Forecasting the Next 50 Years book cover

    Strengthening Governance Globally

    Forecasting the Next 50 Years, 1st Edition

    By Barry B. Hughes, Devin K. Joshi, Jonathan D. Moyer, Timothy D. Sisk, Jose Roberto Solorzano

    Strengthening Governance Globally is the fifth volume in the series 'Patterns of Potential Human Progress'. Each volume considers one key aspect of how development unfolds globally and how better to move it in desired directions. This volume identifies the provision of security, the building of…

    Paperback – 2014-12-30

  • Doing Politics book cover

    Doing Politics

    1st Edition

    By Jacqui Briggs

    Aimed at politics students in their final year of secondary education or beginning their degrees, this highly readable book is the ideal introduction to politics. Doing Politics is a detailed guide to both the study and the activity of politics, which explores why we study politics, what is…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Doing... Series

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