Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Contemporary Anarchist Studies: An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy book cover

    Contemporary Anarchist Studies

    An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Amster, Abraham DeLeon, Luis Fernandez, Anthony J. Nocella, II, Deric Shannon

    This volume of collected essays by some of the most prominent academics studying anarchism bridges the gap between anarchist activism on the streets and anarchist theory in the academy. Focusing on anarchist theory, pedagogy, methodologies, praxis, and the future, this edition will strike a chord…

    Paperback – 2009-02-10

  • Diverse Nations: Explorations in the History of Racial and Ethnic Pluralism book cover

    Diverse Nations

    Explorations in the History of Racial and Ethnic Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By George M. Fredrickson

    One of the world's leading historians of race relations, George Fredrickson in his newest book probes the history of racial and ethnic diversity in the United States and other parts of the world. Diverse Nations explores recent interpretations of slavery and race relations in the United States and…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    United States in the World

  • On the Presidency: Teacher, Soldier, Shaman, Pol book cover

    On the Presidency

    Teacher, Soldier, Shaman, Pol, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Cronin

    In an election year in which everyone seems to be looking for change, Tom Cronin reminds us that it is important to look back at presidential precedents and pitfalls, carrying forward these lessons as we look ahead in the "search for the perfect president." America has never had a perfect president…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30

  • Spinner in Chief: How Presidents Sell Their Policies and Themselves book cover

    Spinner in Chief

    How Presidents Sell Their Policies and Themselves, 1st Edition

    By Stephen J. Farnsworth

    As the U.S. enters the last lap of the 2008 presidential election season, the media and the candidates are in full gear exploiting each other, often at the expense of public information and awareness. This book looks at how presidents and presidential candidates use television, the Internet, and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30
    Media and Power

  • Local Action/Global Change: A Handbook on Women's Human Rights book cover

    Local Action/Global Change

    A Handbook on Women's Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Mertus, Nancy Flowers

    This handbook on women's human rights is an integrated set of fourteen teaching and learning units. Together, they are designed to identify key issues in women's human rights, define concepts, outline different methodologies for achieving women's human rights, and offer a wide range of activities…

    Paperback – 2008-08-30

  • Battle for Congress: Iraq, Scandal, and Campaign Finance in the 2006 Election book cover

    Battle for Congress

    Iraq, Scandal, and Campaign Finance in the 2006 Election, 1st Edition

    By David B. Magleby, Kelly D. Patterson

    Just in time for the coming election year, this book looks at the changing of the guard in 2006 and speculates on where the system may be heading in 2008. It provides an in-depth examination of the ways in which candidates, interest groups, and parties perceived their opportunities and allocated…

    Paperback – 2008-07-30

  • Issues In International Relations book cover

    Issues In International Relations

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Trevor C. Salmon, Mark F. Imber

    Students come to study International Relations at university driven by a variety of motives and active concern to study great contemporary issues, such as the causes and persistence of war, threats of nuclear proliferation and terrorism, the persistence of global poverty amid globalization’s riches…

    Paperback – 2008-06-06

  • Re-engage!: America and the World After Bush: An Informed Citizen's Guide book cover


    America and the World After Bush: An Informed Citizen's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Helena Cobban

    A veteran international journalist gives us a concise, readable guide that provides a new vision for the United States in the global community. Since 9/11, the United States has pursued a foreign policy some have called a "control paradigm"-a unilateral domination of world affairs through military…

    Paperback – 2008-05-30

  • Understanding Comparative Politics: A Framework for Analysis book cover

    Understanding Comparative Politics

    A Framework for Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Mehran Kamrava

    Comparative politics has undergone significant theoretical changes in recent decades. Particularly since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars have revamped and rejuvinated the study of the subject. Mehran Kamrava examines current and past approaches to the study of comparative politics and…

    Paperback – 2008-01-31

  • Explaining Politics: Culture, Institutions, and Political Behavior book cover

    Explaining Politics

    Culture, Institutions, and Political Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Woshinsky

    This unique text offers a comprehensive overview of who participates in politics and why, how social and political institutions shape that involvement, and, ultimately, what form citizen political participation takes. Drawing on a multitude of factors to explain politics and political behaviour,…

    Paperback – 2007-12-22

  • Revolutions in Sorrow: The American Experience of Death in Global Perspective book cover

    Revolutions in Sorrow

    The American Experience of Death in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Huge changes have occurred in both the physical facts of death and in the cultural modes that guide our reactions to it. These changes also affect policy issues ranging from punishments for crimes to birth control to the conduct of war. This book explores the impacts of these changes upon both…

    Paperback – 2007-08-30
    United States in the World

  • Witness in Palestine: A Jewish Woman in the Occupied Territories book cover

    Witness in Palestine

    A Jewish Woman in the Occupied Territories, 1st Edition

    By Anna Baltzer

    Anna Baltzer, a young Jewish American, went to the West Bank to discover the realities of daily life for Palestinians under the occupation. What she found would change her outlook on the conflict forever. She wrote this book to give voice to the stories of the people who welcomed her with open…

    Paperback – 2007-08-30

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