Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • An Introduction to Political Geography: Space, Place and Politics book cover

    An Introduction to Political Geography

    Space, Place and Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Jones, Rhys Jones, Michael Woods, Mark Whitehead, Deborah Dixon, Matthew Hannah

    An Introduction to Political Geography continues to provide a broad-based introduction to contemporary political geography for students following undergraduate degree courses in geography and related subjects. The text explores the full breadth of contemporary political geography,…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13

  • Is Bipartisanship Dead?: A Report from the Senate book cover

    Is Bipartisanship Dead?

    A Report from the Senate, 1st Edition

    By Ross K. Baker

    Is Bipartisanship Dead? is a status report on the condition of bipartisanship in the U.S. Senate and includes material from candid, on-the-record interviews with a dozen Democrats and Republicans. The book explores the distinct differences in bipartisanship in Senate committees and on the floor of…

    Paperback – 2014-10-30

  • Politics: The Basics book cover

    Politics: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Stephen D Tansey, Nigel Jackson

    Now in its fifth edition, Politics: The Basics explores the systems, movements and issues at the cutting edge of modern politics. A highly successful introduction to the world of politics, it offers clear and concise coverage of a range of issues and addresses fundamental questions such as: • Why…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    The Basics

  • To the Cloud: Big Data in a Turbulent World book cover

    To the Cloud

    Big Data in a Turbulent World, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Mosco

    Cloud computing and big data are arguably the most significant forces in information technology today. In the wake of revelations about National Security Agency (NSA) activities, many of which occur "in the cloud", this book offers both enlightenment and a critical view. Vincent Mosco explores…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30

  • Power of the Talking Stick: Indigenous Politics and the World Ecological Crisis book cover

    Power of the Talking Stick

    Indigenous Politics and the World Ecological Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Sharon J Ridgeway, Peter J Jacques

    The Power of the Talking Stick makes the case that, reaching back to the beginning of the nation-state and all through the current period of corporate-led globalisation, our governments and social institutions have been engaged in activities that will ultimately extinguish the world's ecological…

    Paperback – 2014-03-30

  • Shakespeare and Politics: What a Sixteenth-Century Playwright Can Tell Us about Twenty-First-Century Politics book cover

    Shakespeare and Politics

    What a Sixteenth-Century Playwright Can Tell Us about Twenty-First-Century Politics, 1st Edition

    By Bruce E. Altschuler, Michael A. Genovese

    William Shakespeare, more than any other author, was able to capture the essence of human nature in all its manifestations. His political plays offer enduring insights into our humanity, our vanity, our noble and baser drives, what makes us great, and what makes us loathsome. He tells us about…

    Paperback – 2014-03-30

  • Sartre and Clio: Encounters with History book cover

    Sartre and Clio

    Encounters with History, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hulliung

    In Nausea, the 1938 novel that made Sartre famous, the protagonist is a historian who abandons the biography he is writing because he comes to believe that all histories are fictional, escapist, and useless. He sought the one and only truth of history; a truth that would revolutionize the world. By…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30

  • On Geopolitics: Space, Place, and International Relations book cover

    On Geopolitics

    Space, Place, and International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Harvey Starr

    On Geopolitics shows how the 'new geopolitics' combines the fields of geography and international relations to create a comprehensive overview of current political developments. Using recent developments in geographical technology as well as traditional theories and methods, Harvey Starr explores…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30

  • Presidency and Domestic Policy: Comparing Leadership Styles, FDR to Obama book cover

    Presidency and Domestic Policy

    Comparing Leadership Styles, FDR to Obama, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Genovese, Todd L. Belt, William W. Lammers

    This book systematically examines the first terms of every president from FDR to Barack Obama and assesses the leadership style and policy agenda of each. Success in bringing about policy change is shown to hinge on the leadership style and skill in managing a variety of institutional and public…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30

  • A History of International Thought: From the Origins of the Modern State to Academic International Relations book cover

    A History of International Thought

    From the Origins of the Modern State to Academic International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Lucian Ashworth

    International thought is the product of major political changes over the last few centuries, especially the development of the modern state and the industrialisation of the world economy. While the question of how to deal with strangers from other communities has been a constant throughout human…

    Paperback – 2013-12-19

  • Understanding Political Science Research Methods: The Challenge of Inference book cover

    Understanding Political Science Research Methods

    The Challenge of Inference, 1st Edition

    By Maryann Barakso, Daniel M. Sabet, Brian Schaffner

    This text starts by explaining the fundamental goal of good political science research—the ability to answer interesting and important questions by generating valid inferences about political phenomena. Before the text even discusses the process of developing a research question, the authors…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16

  • Give Peace a Chance: Preventing Mass Violence book cover

    Give Peace a Chance

    Preventing Mass Violence, 1st Edition

    By David A. Hamburg, Eric Hamburg

    In Give Peace a Chance, the distinguished Dr. Hamburg teams up with his filmmaker son to tell the story of selected significant peace achievements over the past 25 years. Including lessons from personal experience, pithy quotes from interviews with international dignitaries, and the insights of a…

    Paperback – 2013-06-30

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