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  • New Directions in Congressional Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie L. Carson

    As the U.S. Congress has steadily evolved, so too has our understanding of the institution. New Directions in Congressional Politics offers an accessible overview of the current developments in our understanding of America’s legislative branch. Jamie L. Carson helps students bridge the gap between…

    Paperback – 2011-07-12
    New Directions in American Politics

  • The Obama Presidency

    Change and Continuity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dowdle, Dirk C. van Raemdonck, Robert Maranto

    At his inauguration, President Barack Obama was seemingly poised to become America's strongest and most influential president since Ronald Reagan. However, President Obama's first two years in office has led to some notable surprises. What accounts for the political stability and change…

    Paperback – 2011-06-28

  • Politics in Russia

    7th Edition

    By Thomas F Remington

    Highly regarded for its comprehensive coverage, up-to-date scholarship, and comparative framework, Politics in Russia is an authoritative overview of Russia's contemporary political system and its recent evolution.Area specialist Thomas Remington focuses on four areas of change in this text state…

    Paperback – 2011-02-15

  • New Directions in Campaigns and Elections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen K. Medvic

    The ground upon which campaigns and elections are contested has been shifting rapidly in the last decade. Radical and ongoing changes to the way elections are administered and campaigns are financed; new approaches to polling, campaign management and advertising, and voter mobilization; and recent…

    Paperback – 2011-01-06
    New Directions in American Politics

  • New Directions in the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lori Cox Han

    The study of the American presidency, both as a political institution and the men who have held the office, is one of the most fascinating and dynamic fields of study within American government. New Directions in the American Presidency takes a current look at the various issues facing the…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    New Directions in American Politics

  • Strategy in Information and Influence Campaigns

    How Policy Advocates, Social Movements, Insurgent Groups, Corporations, Governments and Others Get What They Want, 1st Edition

    By Jarol B. Manheim

    Information and influence campaigns are a particularly cogent example of the broader phenomenon we now term strategic political communication. If we think of political communication as encompassing the creation, distribution, control, use, processing and effects of information as a political…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08

  • Unspeakable Truths

    Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions, 2nd Edition

    By Priscilla B. Hayner

    In a sweeping review of forty truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic, helping to define the field of truth…

    Paperback – 2010-08-23

  • New Directions in American Political Parties

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    Our portraits of voters, their relationship to parties, and the behavior of elected party members have changed significantly within the last 10 to 15 years. Characterizations of dealignment and decreased importance of parties have been fairly rapidly replaced by a focus on party polarization.…

    Paperback – 2010-04-12
    New Directions in American Politics

  • The Presidential Campaign of Barack Obama

    A Critical Analysis of a Racially Transcendent Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Dewey M. Clayton

    In the early twenty-first century, race still occupies a dominant role in American politics. Despite this truism, presidential candidate Barack Obama was uniquely poised to transcend both race and party as the first African American to have a realistic chance of winning the presidency. Previous…

    Paperback – 2010-03-31

  • Whose Black Politics?

    Cases in Post-Racial Black Leadership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andra Gillespie

    The past decade has witnessed the emergence of a new vanguard in African American political leaders. They came of age after Jim Crow segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, they were raised in integrated neighborhoods and educated in majority white institutions, and they are more likely to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21

  • Understanding E-Government in Europe

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Vassiliki N. Koutrakou, Rajash Rawal

    This volume critically explores the contentions in the emerging debate surrounding new media technologies and the extent to which they are challenging traditional political and government models.   Examining a range of citizen/government interactions which together form e-government in…

    Paperback – 2009-12-10

  • Britain and European Integration since 1945

    On the Sidelines, 1st Edition

    By David Gowland, Arthur Turner, Alex Wright

    This book provides both a comprehensive introduction and a perceptive examination of Britain’s relations with the European Community and the European Union since 1945, combining an historical account with political analysis to illustrate the changing and multifaceted nature of British and European…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27

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