Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • American Slavery, Atlantic Slavery, and Beyond: The U.S.

    American Slavery, Atlantic Slavery, and Beyond

    The U.S. "Peculiar Institution" in International Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Enrico Dal Lago

    American Slavery, Atlantic Slavery, and Beyond provides an up-to-date summary of past and present views of American slavery in international perspective and suggests new directions for current and future comparative scholarship. It argues that we can better understand the nature and meaning of…

    Paperback – 2013-03-30
    United States in the World

  • Path to Zero: Dialogues on Nuclear Dangers book cover

    Path to Zero

    Dialogues on Nuclear Dangers, 1st Edition

    By Richard A. Falk, David Krieger

    The Path to Zero argues that it is time to re-open the public debate on nuclear weapons. In a series of clear and well-reasoned dialogues, long-time scholars and peace activists Richard Falk and David Krieger probe key questions about our nuclear capability and dig beneath the secrecy that has…

    Paperback – 2012-10-30

  • Leadership Matters: Unleashing the Power of Paradox book cover

    Leadership Matters

    Unleashing the Power of Paradox, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Cronin, Michael A. Genovese

    Some leaders fundamentally alter the status quo whilst others guide quietly. Most leadership books emphasise specific rules, but Tom Cronin and Michael Genovese see leadership as filled with paradox. Leadership Matters offers a different view of leadership - one that builds community and responds…

    Paperback – 2012-04-30

  • Science, Ethics, and Politics: Conversations and Investigations book cover

    Science, Ethics, and Politics

    Conversations and Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Kristen Renwick Monroe

    The relationship between science and ethics has been subject to much debate. This volume demonstrates the mutually beneficial relationship that can take place between ethics and science. It presents work that utilises the tools of science - broadly conceptualised - to elucidate ethical issues,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-30

  • Creative Participation: Responsibility-Taking in the Political World book cover

    Creative Participation

    Responsibility-Taking in the Political World, 1st Edition

    By Michele Micheletti, Andrew S. McFarland

    Creative Participation presents the theory and practice of new innovative forms of political participation. Examples covered in the book include consumers engaging in political shopping, capitalists building green developments, UK Muslim youth campaigning on the internet, Sicilian housewives taking…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30

  • The Politics of the New Germany book cover

    The Politics of the New Germany

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Green

    The Politics of the New Germany continues to provide the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date textbook on contemporary German Politics. The text takes a new approach to understanding politics in the post-unification Federal Republic. Assuming only elementary knowledge, it focuses on a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-29

  • Improving Global Health book cover

    Improving Global Health

    1st Edition

    By Barry B. Hughes, Randall Kuhn, Cecilia Mosca Peterson, Dale S. Rothman, Jose Roberto Solorzano

    Improving Global Health is the third in a series of volumes-Patterns of Potential Human Progress-that uses the International Futures (IFs) simulation model to explore prospects for human development: how development appears to be unfolding globally and locally, how we would like it to evolve, and…

    Paperback – 2011-08-30

  • Making of the Postmodern Presidency: From Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama book cover

    Making of the Postmodern Presidency

    From Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, 1st Edition

    By John F Freie

    Throughout American history presidents have been accused of being liars, of deceiving others for political gain, of being corrupt, or of violating the Constitution. Such criticism is, to some extent, a facet of our political culture. Yet, in recent years the intensity and depth of hostility coming…

    Paperback – 2011-08-30

  • Boycotts and Dixie Chicks: Creative Political Participation at Home and Abroad book cover

    Boycotts and Dixie Chicks

    Creative Political Participation at Home and Abroad, 1st Edition

    By Andrew S. McFarland

    Boycotts and Dixie Chicks introduces the concept of 'creative political participation', collective political actions which do not use traditional methods and which are innovative, collaborative and creative in character. Andrew S. McFarland discusses creative participation on issues concerning the…

    Paperback – 2011-05-30

  • Ending Hunger Worldwide book cover

    Ending Hunger Worldwide

    1st Edition

    By George Kent

    Why does hunger persist in a world of plenty? Ending Hunger Worldwide challenges the naive notion that everyone wants hunger to end, arguing that the powerful care - but not enough to make a difference. George Kent argues that the central focus in overcoming hunger should be on building stronger…

    Paperback – 2011-05-30

  • Crashing the Tea Party: Mass Media and the Campaign to Remake American Politics book cover

    Crashing the Tea Party

    Mass Media and the Campaign to Remake American Politics, 1st Edition

    By Paul Street, Anthony R. Dimaggio

    The Tea Party has been the most high profile and controversial social movement in the US of recent times. But real analysis of the Tea Party remains slim - is it a genuine social movement or a topdown interest group created by the Republican Party and corporate funding? Crashing the Tea Party is…

    Paperback – 2011-05-30

  • On Legislatures: The Puzzle of Representation book cover

    On Legislatures

    The Puzzle of Representation, 1st Edition

    By Gerhard Loewenberg

    On Legislatures looks at why people support their individual representatives but continue to criticise the legislative system at every opportunity. Although legislatures exist in every political system and are meant to represent the people, they are generally disparaged because they appear both…

    Paperback – 2011-04-30

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