Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • 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

  • The Promise of Reconciliation?: Examining Violent and Nonviolent Effects on Asian Conflicts book cover

    The Promise of Reconciliation?

    Examining Violent and Nonviolent Effects on Asian Conflicts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chaiwat Satha-Anand

    The Promise of Reconciliation? explores the relationship between violence, nonviolence, and reconciliation in societal conflicts with questions such as: In what ways does violence impact the reconciliation process that necessarily follows a cessation of deadly conflict? Would an understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30
    Peace and Policy

  • Poli Sci Fi: An Introduction to Political Science through Science Fiction book cover

    Poli Sci Fi

    An Introduction to Political Science through Science Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Allen, Justin S. Vaughn

    Poli Sci Fi: An Introduction to Political Science through Science Fiction allows readers, students, and instructors to explore the multiple worlds of science fiction while gaining a firm grasp of core political science concepts. This carefully composed text is comprised of sixteen brief chapters,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24

  • The Political Psychology of Appeasement: Finlandization and Other Unpopular Essays book cover

    The Political Psychology of Appeasement

    Finlandization and Other Unpopular Essays, 1st Edition

    By Walter Laqueur

    First published in the 1980s, The Political Psychology of Appeasement contains some of the most influential political journalism of the 1970s. The author, a leading contemporary historian and commentator on international affairs, provides an incisive critique of the weaknesses and inconsistencies…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • In Search of Nixon: A Psychohistorical Inquiry book cover

    In Search of Nixon

    A Psychohistorical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Mazlish

    Who was the real Richard Nixon and why did he behave the way he did? In this innovative work, a distinguished historian, trained in psychoanalysis, unravels the riddle of Nixon's singularly opaque political personality. Neither a political biography, nor a clinical psychoanalysis, at the time of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Nationalism: A Religion book cover


    A Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlton J. H. Hayes

    This classic volume tells the story of nationalism, the fusion of patriotism with ethnic consciousness. It documents the emergence of nationalism in the modern world and the way that nationalism has become a substitute for religion over the past two centuries. Nationalism, for Hayes, draws its…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics (Two Volume Set): Political Development, Symposium, Praxis, Books book cover

    Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics (Two Volume Set)

    Political Development, Symposium, Praxis, Books, 1st Edition

    By Michael Mitchell

    Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics, volume 17 of the National Political Science Review (NPSR), is divided thematically into two books, available separately or as a set. The first concentrates on the institutional aspects of Black politics. The second book addresses various…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    National Political Science Review Series

  • Marketing Democracy: Public Opinion and Media Formation in Democratic Societies book cover

    Marketing Democracy

    Public Opinion and Media Formation in Democratic Societies, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Paradeise

    This book examines mass marketing techniques in a political rather than economic context. The authors' thesis remains persuasive: democratic politics, precisely because it requires mass support for its legitimation, increases the need for public opinion to be channelized and focused. This is…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Picking Judges book cover

    Picking Judges

    1st Edition

    By Nancy Maveety

    What defines a president? Is it policymaking? A good relationship with the American people? Or is it legacy? Most would argue that legacy imprints a president in the American consciousness. A president's federal judicial appointees may be his or her most lasting political legacy. Because federal…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Presidential Briefings Series

  • The Democratic Spirit of Law book cover

    The Democratic Spirit of Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Schnapper

    In this major new work, Dominique Schnapper continues her investigation into changes in contemporary democracy. Although she concentrates on the French example, The Democratic Spirit of Law concerns all democratic societies.Schnapper warns against the danger of corrupting the "principles," as…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30

  • Communitarian Foreign Policy: Amitai Etzioni's Vision book cover

    Communitarian Foreign Policy

    Amitai Etzioni's Vision, 1st Edition

    By Nikolas K. Gvosdev

    This volume establishes Amitai Etzioni's communitarian approach to international relations as a distinct school of American foreign policy thought. Nikolas K. Gvosdev systematically evaluates Etzioni's ideas, tracing their origins during the Cold War and their relevance to current challenges in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30

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