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  • The Undermining of American Democracy

    How Campaign Contributions Corrupt our System and Harm Us All, 1st Edition

    By Clayton D. Peoples

    The public believes that politicians in the US favor special interests over their constituents and that our political institutions have become corrupt—and they are right. A growing body of evidence shows that special interests have disproportionate sway over policy via campaign contributions and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    7th Edition

    By Stephen J. Wayne

    The 2016 and 2018 elections are over, but looking ahead to the 2019–2020 election cycle, the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a "rigged system," voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, John Alden, Jonathan J. Ring

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government—covering key topics like the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century

    How They Won, Why Liberals and Labor Lost, 1st Edition

    By G. William Domhoff

    The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century demonstrates exactly how the corporate rich developed and implemented the policies and created the government structures that allowed them to dominate the United States. The book is framed within three historical developments that have…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Political Marketing

    Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Brian Conley, Edward Elder, Robin Pettitt, Vincent Raynauld, André Turcotte

    Substantially revised throughout, the third edition of Political Marketing continues to offer students the most comprehensive introduction to this rapidly growing field. It provides an accessible but in-depth guide to what political marketing is and how it is used in practice and encourages…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic character of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest or the next great candidate will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound – changes that are distorting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk A. Hawkins, Ryan E. Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populism is on the rise in Europe and the Americas. Scholars increasingly understand populist forces in terms of their ideas or discourse, one that envisions a cosmic struggle between the will of the common people and a conspiring elite. In this volume, we advance populism scholarship by proposing…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure, 1st Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government: Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure highlights the necessary tension between our constitutional principles and institutions and the populist heat that sometimes roils our national politics, especially at the current political moment. Our constitutional democracy has been…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Big Men

    Predatory State-Society Relations in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Kalu, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, Toyin Falola

    This book spotlights, analyzes and explains varying forms and patterns of state-society relations on the African continent, taking as point of departure the complexities created by the emergence, proliferation and complicated interactions of so-called ‘big men’ across Africa's fifty-four states.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Trumping Ethical Norms

    Teachers, Preachers, Pollsters, and the Media Respond to Donald Trump, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Sandy Maisel, Hannah E. Dineen

    Questions of ethics and politics have a long tradition in the classroom as well as the political world. Those who act in the political realm—including the media, political strategists and consultants, educators, and religious leaders—are in professions for which a clear code of conduct or an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • The Interest Group Society

    6th Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Berry, Clyde Wilcox

    Considered the gold standard on interest group politics, this widely-used text analyzes interest groups within the intuitive framework of democratic theory, enabling readers to understand the workings of interest groups within the larger context of our political system. Comprehensive coverage…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    6th Edition

    By Stephen J. Wayne

    The 2016 elections are over, but the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a 'rigged system,' voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the popular vote count all lead to a common question and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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