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Political Conventions

by Allan Bonner Sextant Publishing (October 17, 2014)

Launched in honour of President Obama's inaugural, this book was written during the most remarkable political season in American history. The author visited all major presidential campaign offices in New York...


Dreamers and Deceivers

by Glenn Beck Threshold Editions (October 28, 2014)

From #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck, the powerful follow-up to his national bestseller Miracles and Massacres, which was praised as “moving, provocative, and masterful”...


No Holding Back: The 1980 John B. Anderson Presidential Campaign

by Jim Mason UPA (January 16, 2011)

In 1980, John Anderson ran what experts initially considered a quixotic race for the Republican presidential nomination before switching to run as an independent. He ran a unique campaign and won unprecedented...


The Battle for Virginia's 5th District: How the Ancestral Spirit of Patrick Henry Inspired Me to Join the Tea Party

by Mark Kevin Lloyd Broadside e-books (April 19, 2011)

New from Broadside Books' Voices of the Tea Party. As a child, Mark Lloyd's grandmother always told him that he was a descendant of Patrick Henry. Though he's still trying to document the connection, he likes...


Islamist Parties and Political Normalization in the Muslim World

by Quinn Mecham & Julie Chernov Hwang University of Pennsylvania Press (June 09, 2014)

This innovative volume examines how Islamist parties operate and interact within democratic and semidemocratic political systems in Turkey, Morocco, Yemen, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Bangladesh.


One Party Country: The Republican Plan for Dominance in the 21st Century

by Tom Hamburger & Peter Wallsten Wiley (April 21, 2008)

The Los Angeles Times bestseller

"Intelligent....Their book represents a burgeoning literary genre--studies of Roveology, which is the art of using what Republicans embrace, marketing information and what they...


The Parties in Court: American Political Parties under the Constitution

by Robert C. Wigton Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

Robert C. Wigton’s The Parties in Court: American Political Parties under the Constitution provides a comprehensive overview of the legal status of American political parties through an analysis of the many...


The Making of a Radical: A Political Autobiography

by Scott Nearing & Staughton Lynd Chelsea Green Publishing (September 01, 2000)

Scott Nearing lived one hundred years, from 1883 to 1983--a life spanning most of the twentieth century. In his early years, Nearing made his name as a formidable opponent of child labor and military imperialism....


The New Politics of the Old South: An Introduction to Southern Politics

by Mark J. Rozell, Charles S. Bullock III, Ronald Keith Gaddie & David A. Breaux et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 27, 2013)

Now in its fifth edition, The New Politics of the Old South is the best and most comprehensive analysis and history of political behaviors and shifting demographics in America’s southern states.


The Social Movement Society: Contentious Politics for a New Century

by Sidney Tarrow, David S. Meyer, Margaret E. Keck & Bert Klandermans et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 29, 1997)

Is there more social protest now than there was prior to the movement politics of the 1960s, and if so, does it result in a distinctly less civil society throughout the world? If everybody protests, what does...


Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto

by Mark R. Levin Pocket Books (March 24, 2009)

Don’t miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement.

When nationally syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin’s...


The Death of Deliberation: Partisanship and Polarization in the United States Senate

by James I. Wallner Lexington Books (September 25, 2013)

This book provides a counter-view on the conventional wisdom regarding the United States Senate. Specifically, it presents an alternative approach to the broken Congress genre with the argument that the Senate...


Politics on a Human Scale: The American Tradition of Decentralism

by Jeff Taylor Lexington Books (September 27, 2013)

In Politics on a Human Scale, Jeff Taylor examines political decentralization in the United States, including agrarianism, states’ rights, the abandonment of the decentralist impulse by the national leadership...


The 2012 Nomination and the Future of the Republican Party: The Internal Battle

by William J. Miller, Brian Arbour, David F. Damore & Kenneth J. Retzl et al. Lexington Books (August 28, 2013)

In this volume, we assess how the 2012 GOP nomination cycle is indicative of just how the Republican Party has become, in the words of pundit Cuck Warren, a “Mad Men Party in a Modern Family World.”


Libertarianism: For and Against

by Craig Duncan, Tibor R. Machan & Martha Nussbaum Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2005)

Libertarianism: For and Against offers dueling perspectives on the scope of legitimate government. Tibor R. Machan, a well-known libertarian philosopher, argues for a minimal government devoted solely to protecting...


Party Movements in the United States and Canada: Strategies of Persistence

by Mildred A. Schwartz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2005)

Party movements can be described as political organizations that both participate in the electoral process and have social movement qualities. They appear frequently in both Canada and the United States. Many...


The Liberty Amendments

by Mark R. Levin Threshold Editions (August 13, 2013)

Mark R. Levin has made the case, in numerous bestselling books that the principles undergirding our society and governmental system are unraveling. In The Liberty Amendments, he turns to the founding fathers...


Campaign for President: The Managers Look at 2008

by , The Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government & Harvard University Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 16, 2009)

Every four years following the presidential election, the Institute of Politics at Harvard University convenes a distinguished gathering of campaign managers, media commentators, and interested political observers...


Obama's Political Saga: From Battling History, Racialized Rhetoric, and GOP Obstructionism to Re-Election

by Mary L. Rucker Lexington Books (June 21, 2013)

The scope and theme of this book are political, polemical, sociological, and ideological. The book lays a historical foundation to explain the reason Obama has not had a successful political relationship with...


Happy Days Are Here Again: The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever

by Steven Neal HarperCollins e-books (June 01, 2010)

Political conventions in years past were more than pep rallies for preselected candidates -- they were suspenseful, no-holds-barred battles for the nomination. In 1932, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the man who...


Heroic Conservatism

by Michael J. Gerson HarperOne (March 17, 2009)

Michael Gerson, who worked with George W. Bush on his most inspiring speeches, is considered by many Democrats and Republicans to be the most influential White House speechwriter since the Kennedy administration....


Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right

by Bernard Goldberg HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Enough of the leftist lunatics like Rosie O'Donnell who think "Radical Christians" are "as big a threat to America as Radical Muslims." Enough of the hyperbolic liberal rhetoric comparing Bush to Saddam and...


The Political Battle over Congressional Redistricting

by Jeremy D. Walling, William J. Miller, Shannon Jenkins & Jason Casellas et al. Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

In this volume, scholars discuss the most recent wave of redistricting Congress. Emphasizing the state-level factors and processes, the volume ultimately shows how national requirements and state requirements...


Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties

by Harold F. Bass Jr. Scarecrow Press (September 01, 2009)

The second edition of Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties addresses the historical development, organization, operation, and leadership of the parties, as well as their broader environment....


Direct Democratic Choice: The Swiss Experience

by Hanspeter Kriesi Lexington Books (October 17, 2005)

Direct Democratic Choice sets out to understand how the citizens actually decide in direct-democratic votes. Author Hanspeter Kriesi has analyzed nearly twenty years of post-election surveys in Switzerland (1981-1999),...


Managing Conflicts in Africa's Democratic Transitions

by Akanmu G. Adebayo, Samy S. Gerges, Joseph Kingsley Adjei & Judith S. K. Achoka et al. Lexington Books (August 31, 2012)

This book explores the nascent and complex terrain of democratization and peaceful political transitions in Africa. It analyzes major election-related conflicts across the continent, explains their root causes...


Why We Whisper: Restoring Our Right to Say It's Wrong

by David J. Woodard & Jim DeMint Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2007)

Why Whisper? calls on Americans who believe in traditional values to resist the urge to stay silent and thus safe under the shameless onslaught of pressure, intimidation, and ridicule from the San Francisco-loving,...


Republican Gomorrah

by Max Blumenthal & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (October 06, 2009)

This is a crackling, spicy, and investigative portrait of the freaky and theocratic fringe elements within the conservative movement who are now calling the shots in the post-Bush GOP--and a roadmap to understanding...


The Great Debate

by Yuval Levin & Mike Chamberlain Blackstone Publishing (December 03, 2013)

For more than two centuries, our political life has beendivided between a party of progress and a party of conservation. In TheGreat Debate, Yuval Levin explores the origins of the Left-Right divide byexamining...


Compassionate Conservatism

by Marvin Olasky & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (February 28, 2011)

Compassionate conservatism is a new political force in the land, sweeping the grassroots of people of all faiths, races, and ethnicities. In its parts it offers solutions to many of our most intractable problems;...


The Republican Brain

by Chris Mooney & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (April 10, 2012)

Bestselling author Chris Mooney uses cutting-edge research to explain the psychology behind why today’s Republicans reject reality—it’s just part of who they are. From climate change to evolution, the...


It's Even Worse Than It Looks

by Thomas E. Mann, Norman J. Ornstein & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (May 31, 2012)

Acrimony and hyperpartisanship have seeped into every part of the political process. Congress is deadlocked, and its approval ratings are at record lows. America's two main political parties have given up their...


Bankrupt

by David Limbaugh & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

The Democrat Party, says bestselling author David Limbaugh, has sold itself to left-wing extremists and has lost its mind and soul. Limbaugh charts how the Democrat Party, unable to come to grips with the Clinton...


What a Party!

by Terry McAuliffe & Steve Kettmann Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

For a generation of Democrats, Terry McAuliffe has been the ultimate political insider: strategist and spokesperson for the party, confidant for the candidates, mediator among party leaders, and without question...


The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy's Dossier on Hillary Clinton

by Amanda B. Carpenter & James Adams Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

They adore her in Manhattan. They worship her in Hollywood. They idolize her in the liberal media. But out in the real world are those of us who see through her lies about her husband, reject her socialist economics,...


The Obama Hate Machine

by Bill Press & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (January 31, 2012)

In Toxic Talk, Bill Press exposed the ways in which the extreme right-wing media has done an end run around the American voting populace by exerting a disproportionate control over open political debate. In...


God Is in the House

by Virginia Foxx, Nick Sullivan, various narrators & Elijah Alexander et al. Shadow Mountain (October 04, 2016)

An inspired and original compilation for the 2016 election year, God Is in the House is a collection of essays by members of Congress who reflect on their deep faith and how it guides them as legislators.

Compiled...


Harvest the Vote

by Jane Kleeb Ecco (January 21, 2020)

From Democratic Party rising star Jane Kleeb, an urgent and stirring road map showing how the Democratic Party can, and should, engage rural America

The Democratic Party has lost an entire generation of rural...


Transitions to Democracy

by Lisa Anderson Columbia University Press (September 22, 1999)

Are the factors that initiate democratization the same as those that maintain a democracy already established?


The World According to Gore

by Bill Katovsky Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

From election "loser," to bearded recluse, to dynamic Oscar, Emmy, and Nobel Prize winner: Al Gore has come a long way since 2000, and he has chronicled his up-and-down post-Washington journey in books, editorials,...


The Capitol Hill Playbook

by Nicholas Balthazar Skyhorse (April 20, 2013)

In presenting the ideal skills, abilities, and qualities of a successful politico, The Capitol Hill Playbook speaks to today’s generation of staffers like no other book before it. Weaving together Renaissance-era...


101 Reasons to Vote against Hillary

by Wilson Casey Skyhorse (July 12, 2016)

101 REASONS TO VOTE AGAINST HILLARY CLINTON

Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy is one of the most talked about issues of the 2016 elections. As a former Senator, First Lady, and Secretary of State, she...


The Kennedy Brothers

by Richard D. Mahoney & David Talbot Arcade (May 01, 2011)

Eight years apart in age, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the leader—charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also reckless....


Angry White Male

by Wayne Allyn Root & Roger Stone Skyhorse (August 23, 2016)

The mainstream media and ultra-liberal Democrats can’t understand why white voters, especially white men, are so angry. Wayne Allyn Root is an angry white male, and he knows why. This is his story, his testimony,...


The State of the Parties: The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties

by John C. Green & Daniel J. Coffey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2010)

Every four years, The State of the Parties brings readers up to date on party action in election years and in between. With the dual themes of continuity and change characterizing the new edition, this essential...


The Irish Labour Party 1912-2012: Making the Difference?

by Paul Rouse, Paul Daly & Ronan O'Brien The Collins Press (April 30, 2012)

In 2011, on the cusp of its centenary year, the Labour Party recorded its greatest ever electoral success, with 37 TDs elected and a President. In doing so the party has succeeded, temporarily at least, in breaking...


Party Responses to Social Movements

by Daniela R. Piccio Berghahn Books (February 01, 2019)

Across the West, the explosion of social movement activity since the late 1960s has constituted a “participatory revolution” that has posed profound challenges for formal political parties. Through an analysis...


Why Cities Lose

by Jonathan A. Rodden Basic Books (June 04, 2019)

How geography undermines the Left

Why is it so much easier for the Democratic Party to win the national popular vote than to take control of Congress? Many blame partisan gerrymandering and voter suppression....


The Framers' Intentions

by Robert E. Ross University of Notre Dame Press (May 31, 2019)

Robert Ross addresses a fascinating and unresolved constitutional question: why did political parties emerge so quickly after the framers designed the Constitution to prevent them? The text of the Constitution...


De Valera: Rule

by David McCullagh Gill Books (October 26, 2018)

In this, the concluding volume of David McCullagh’s monumental new life of the revolutionary and statesman, we join De Valera in 1932 as he takes the reins of power in the first Fianna Fáil government, and...