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Rise of ISIS

by Jay Sekulow, Jordan Sekulow, Robert W Ash & David French Howard Books (September 15, 2014)

THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON ISIS

Jay Sekulow, one of America’s most influential attorneys, closely examines the rise of the terrorist groups ISIS and Hamas, explains their objectives and capabilities and how, if...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2014)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...


Russians: The People behind the Power

by Gregory Feifer Twelve (February 18, 2014)

From former NPR Moscow correspondent Gregory Feifer comes an incisive portrait that draws on vivid personal stories to portray the forces that have shaped the Russian character for centuries-and continue to...


History's Greatest Speeches

by James Daley Dover Publications (September 18, 2013)

This anthology presents approximately 20 of the world's most influential public orations, including stirring addresses by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Patrick Henry, and many other famous leaders.


Civil Society and World Regions: How Citizens Are Reshaping Regional Governance in Times of Crisis

by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Sunhyuk Kim, Alan Collins & Antonio Fiori et al. Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

Civil Society and World Regions contributes to the agenda of “new regionalism” by providing an up-to-date overview of the contributions of civil society to regions across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas....


Language and State: An Inquiry into the Progress of Civilization

by Xing Yu UPA (September 03, 2013)

This book argues that a primitive society is formed on the basis of kinship ties while a civilized society is formed on the basis of language. Yu presents a new theory about the importance of language in the...


Henry Kissinger Foreign Policy E-book Boxed Set

by Henry Kissinger Simon & Schuster (September 24, 2013)

This ebook box set includes the following books by Henry Kissinger, detailing America’s approach to foreign policy.

Crisis: By drawing upon hitherto unpublished transcripts of his telephone conversations during...


Literacy, Information, and Development in Morocco during the 1990s

by Samia Touati UPA (June 15, 2012)

This book offers readers a two-level investigation of the culture of literacy in Morocco. A handful of researchers approach literacy either through theory or through practice in general; however, this is the...


The Essence and Value of Democracy

by Hans Kelsen, Brian Graf, Nadia Urbinati & Carlo Invernizzi Accetti Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2013)

This book fills the void between what is and isn't known about Hans Kelsen's political philosophy, and the ways that philosophy has and will continue to shape political debates inherent to democracy in the future....


China's Deep Reform: Domestic Politics in Transition

by Lowell Dittmer & Guoli Liu Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 07, 2006)

This reader offers the most comprehensive assessment of Chinese domestic politics available by bringing together the best recent scholarship in the field. The anthology focuses on the origin, content, and significance...


It's Our Turn to Eat

by Michela Wrong HarperCollins e-books (June 16, 2009)

"A fast-paced political thriller.... Wrong's gripping, thoughtful book stands as both a tribute to Githongo's courage and a cautionary tale." —New York Times Book Review

“On one level, It’s Our Turn to...


Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization

by Kelley Lee & Jennifer Fang Scarecrow Press (December 14, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization covers the history of the WHO through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over...


Jews, Confucians, and Protestants: Cultural Capital and the End of Multiculturalism

by Lawrence E. Harrison Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2012)

In Jews, Confucians, and Protestants: Cultural Capital and the End of Multiculturalism, Lawrence E. Harrison takes the politically incorrect stand that not all cultures are created equally. Analyzing the performance...


Money, Corruption, and Political Competition in Established and Emerging Democracies

by Jonathan Mendilow Lexington Books (September 15, 2012)

Money, Corruption, and Competition in Established and Emerging Democracies, edited by Jonathan Mendilow, investigates the effectiveness of public subsidization of political competition as an anti-corruption...


Reassembling the Strange

by Thomas Anderson Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This book examines how Westerners understood and processed Madagascar and its environment during the nineteenth century. Madagascar’s unique ecosystem crafted its reputation as a strange place full of unusual...


Gandhi and the World

by Yashwant Pathak, Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra, Anna Hamling & Abdelwahab Hechiche et al. Lexington Books (June 20, 2018)

The book revisits Gandhi in this era of turbulence. As rigidly held notions and practices fall to pieces, and as mechanisms of violence and politicking fail, Gandhi comes to picture. If Gandhi could change the...


Determinants of Success in UN Peacekeeping Operations

by Jacques L. Koko & Essoh J. M. C. Essis UPA (June 16, 2012)

This book examines UN peacekeeping operations, initiated from 1956 through 2006 to manage cases of intrastate and interstate conflicts, in an attempt to identify the most significant factors that could help...


The Poverty of Nations

by Robert J. Tata UPA (June 14, 2012)

This study explores the status and trends in human well-being as it varies worldwide. Human well-being comes from a nation’s physical, social, economic, and political macro systems. A metric of descriptive...


People Power

by Richard Askwith Biteback Publishing (February 15, 2018)

British parliamentary democracy is in a state of advanced decay. The symptoms are familiar: party machines with no goal beyond their own survival; donors and lobbyists whose interests trump the nation’s; a...


Engaging Adversaries

by Mel Gurtov Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 26, 2018)

This groundbreaking book explores how adversaries in world politics can surmount their differences and disputes and start on the path to peaceful, mutually productive relations. Writing with authority and clarity,...


What's Your Aim, Kim Jong-un?

by Ryuho Okawa IRH Press (November 30, 2017)

In the Preface, Okawa writes, “It would be like a dream if the mass media in the world, including Japan, were permitted to conduct a completely exclusive interview with Kim Jong-un now. Although a spiritual...


Globalization and Sovereignty

by John Agnew Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2017)

This provocative and important text offers a new way of thinking about sovereignty, both past and present. Distinguished geographer John Agnew boldly challenges the widely popular story that state sovereignty...


Donald Trump VS. Kim Jong-Un

by Ryuho Okawa IRH Press (October 17, 2017)

Who will pull the trigger first, Kim Jong-un or Donald Trump?

The North Korean issue is entering the final phase.

Happy Science conducted spiritual interviews with the guardian spirits of Kim Jong-un and Donald...


CONTROLLER

by Sergei Shishkin Koehler Books (October 20, 2017)

Controller is the story of a new staff member coming to the UN Secretariat from the Soviet government service. His exploration of the new surroundings from the conference halls of the famous UN building in...


Understanding the Yougoslavian Conflict

by Boris Spasov Arcalis (September 28, 2017)

Through this essay Boris Alexandre Spasov presents us with his unique approach to and his personal understanding of the Yugoslavian conflict which shook Europe.

We are accompanied on a short voyage into a different...


Before Spin

by Keith McDowall Melrose Books (January 19, 2017)

Before Spin is the eye-opening autobiography by Keith McDowall. It reveals an exciting wartime childhood, how the author became a local reporter chasing the news in South London to eventually working in Fleet...


The Incontinent Continent

by Maurice Feldman Melrose Books (November 03, 2015)

The Incontinent Continent tries to show how the EU has allowed politicians to create a separate world where instead of serving their constituents, they serve each other. With their prime allegiance to Brussels,...


Media and the Experience of Social Change

by Tim Markham Rowman & Littlefield International (July 28, 2017)

For centuries scholars have fretted about the gulf that exists between the enormity of historical change and the banality of people’s everyday lives. This is said to be exacerbated in our media saturated age,...


Spiritual Interview with the Guardian Spirit of New South Korean President Moon Jae-In

by Ryuho Okawa IRH Press (June 23, 2017)

In May 2017, the day after Moon Jae-in was elected as president of South Korea, Ryuho Okawa used his extraordinary spiritual power (similar to but surpassing Shakyamuni Buddha’s) and summoned Moon’s guardian...


Humanitarianism, War, and Politics

by Thomas G. Weiss, Peter J. Hoffman & Jan Egeland Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 27, 2017)

What is humanitarianism? This authoritative book provides a comprehensive analysis of the original idea and its evolution, exploring its triangulation with war and politics. Peter J. Hoffman and Thomas G. Weiss...


Beyond Soccer

by Tamir Bar-On Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 03, 2017)

As the world’s most popular game, soccer is unique in its ability to reflect and impact culture, society, and politics. Beyond Soccer: International Relations and Politics as Seen through the Beautiful Game...


Playing the Market

by Nicolas Jabko Cornell University Press

In the 1980s and 1990s, Nicolas Jabko suggests, the character of European integration altered radically, from slow growth to what he terms a "quiet revolution." In Playing the Market, he traces the political...


Rules for the World

by Michael Barnett & Martha Finnemore Cornell University Press (October 20, 2004)

Rules for the World provides an innovative perspective on the behavior of international organizations and their effects on global politics. Arguing against the conventional wisdom that these bodies are little...


The Decision Toward Prosperity: The Trump Revolution Will Change the World

by Ryuho Okawa IRH Press (May 15, 2017)

“Trump Revolution” is a term also used by other authors, not just Ryuho Okawa, but he is one of the authors who see through the essence of this revolution the most. How so? Okawa foresaw the birth of President...


International Human Rights

by Jack Donnelly & Daniel J. Whelan Avalon Publishing (July 25, 2017)

International Human Rights examines the ways in which states and other international actors have addressed human rights since the end of World War II. This unique textbook features substantial attention to theory,...


North Korea

by Heonik Kwon & Byung-Ho Chung Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 12, 2012)

This timely, pathbreaking study of North Korea’s political history and culture sheds invaluable light on the country’s unique leadership continuity and succession. Leading scholars Heonik Kwon and Byung-Ho...


Africa in World Politics: Constructing Political and Economic Order

by John W Harbeson & Donald Rothchild Westview Press (December 13, 2016)

The sixth edition of Africa in World Politics focuses on challenges African states face in constructing viable political economies in contexts both of familiar domestic challenges and an unprecedented mix of...


Choices

by Shivshankar Menon Brookings Institution Press (October 18, 2016)

A look behind the scenes of some of India’s most critical foreign policy decisions by the country’s former foreign secretary and national security adviser.

Every country must make choices about foreign policy...


Militants, Criminals, and Warlords

by Vanda Felbab-Brown, Harold Trinkunas & Shadi Hamid Brookings Institution Press (November 28, 2017)

Conventional political theory holds that the sovereign state is the legitimate source of order and provider of public services in any society, whether democratic or not. But Hezbollah and ISIS in the Middle...


Oslo

by J.T. Rogers Theatre Communications Group (April 24, 2017)

When the Israeli prime minister and the chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization shook hands on the White House lawn in 1993, the world watched in awe. Oslo tells the story of those key people who orchestrated...


Why Don't the Poor Rise Up?

by Ajamu Nangwaya & Michael Truscello AK Press (July 17, 2017)

"Each of these essays is a sharpened weapon for the battles looming large on the horizon." —George Ciccariello-Maher, author of Building the Commune

"Combining the most creative thought from the global North...


The New World Order Book

by Nick Redfern Visible Ink Press (October 01, 2017)

Turbulent times. Economic disruptions. Wars and civil strife. Hidden and secret cabals. Global elites. Mysterious symbols. Missing money. Surveillance and microchips. Where is the world heading? Just who has...


The Challenge of Islamic Reform

by Christine Douglass-Williams, Robert Spencer & Daniel Pipes Encounter Books (July 18, 2017)

The entire foreign policy and much of the domestic policy of the United States and other Western governments is based on the proposition that the vast majority of Muslims are moderate and peaceful, including...


No Friends but the Mountains

by Judith Matloff Basic Books (March 07, 2017)

A veteran war correspondent journeys to remote mountain communities across the globe-from Albania and Chechnya to Nepal and Colombia-to investigate why so many conflicts occur at great heights

Mountainous regions...


Real Nightmares (Book 11)

by Brad Steiger Visible Ink Press (September 01, 2017)

Shocking discoveries. Suppressed witnesses. Attempted anarchy. Evidence, cover-ups, and threats. Top-secret documents, governments lies, and the constant struggle for power. You’ll be left troubled by these...


Meanings of Bandung

by Quỳnh N. Phạm & Robbie Shilliam Rowman & Littlefield International (November 02, 2016)

The Bandung Conference was the seminal event of the twentieth century that announced, envisaged and mobilized for the prospect of a decolonial global order. It was the first meeting of Asian and African states,...


Global Tax Governance

by Peter Dietsch & Thomas Rixen ECPR Press (January 01, 2016)

Commercial banks UBS and HSBC embroiled in scandals that in some cases exposed lawmakers themselves as tax evaders… multinationals Google and Apple using the Double Irish and other tax avoidance strategies…...


America in the Age of Trump

by Douglas E. Schoen & Jessica Tarlov Encounter Books (July 04, 2017)

America in the Age of Trump is a bracing, essential look at the failure of a great nation to meet the needs of its people and the challenges of the age—and the resulting collapse of public trust in government,...


Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis

by Paul McMahon Greystone Books (June 07, 2014)

Feeding Frenzy traces the history of the global food system and reveals the underlying causes of recent turmoil in food markets. Supplies are running short, prices keep spiking, and the media is full of talk...


United Nations Reform

by Eric Fawcett & Hanna Newcombe Science for Peace (September 12, 1996)

The UN needs reform in order to meet the challenges of the unbalanced and alienated world whose outline is now on the horizon.