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Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin

by Frank Bailey, Ken Morris & Jeanne Devon Howard Books (April 05, 2011)

This explosive, up-close view of Sarah Palin comes from an inner-circle confidant who shares surprising information about how Sarah dealt with staff and perceived "enemies," and the discrepancy between what...


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson Theatre Communications Group (December 08, 2014)

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.


Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings

by Martina Tazzioli Rowman & Littlefield International (November 24, 2014)

This book explores migrants’ movements and struggles taking place in the aftermath of the Arab Revolutions and examines how they impact the European space.


Policy change, public attitudes and social citizenship: Does neoliberalism matter?

by Humpage, Louise Policy Press (November 05, 2014)

This unique book traces public views on social citizenship across three decades through attitudinal data from New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. It will be valuable for academics and students in...


China and Post-Socialist Development

by Bolesta, Andrzej Policy Press (November 19, 2014)

In China and Post-Socialist Development the emergence of China as an economic superpower is examined and framed within the context of the East Asian developmental miracle, arguing that China's approach - broadly...


Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

by Gallent, Nick & Ciaffi, Daniela Policy Press (October 22, 2014)

Analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the community-based housing movement in New York, and from...


How Europe shapes British public policy

by Morphet, Janice Policy Press (October 08, 2014)

How Europe shapes British public policy examines the development of the EU as a sectarian issue in the UK. It discusses the effects of disengagement through the political practices of policy making and the implications...


Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

by Kröger, Teppo & Yeandle, Sue Policy Press (October 15, 2014)

Highlighting what can be learned from individual experiences, the book analyses the changing welfare and labour market policies which shape the lives of working carers in Finland, Sweden, Australia, England,...


Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

by Hambleton, Robin Policy Press (November 24, 2014)

This engaging book argues that imaginative place-based leadership can enable citizens to shape the urban future while advancing social justice, promoting care for the environment and bolstering community empowerment....


Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent offers an insight into modern European protest movements, focusing on the strategies, activities, and developments associated with the current wave of public dissent....


The Trouble with Africa

by Robert Calderisi St. Martin's Press (December 22, 2014)

After years of frustration at the stifling atmosphere of political correctness surrounding discussions of Africa, long time World Bank official Robert Calderisi speaks out. He boldly reveals how most of Africa's...


Pyropolitics: When the World is Ablaze

by Michael Marder Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

A highly original theory of the political, the book explores the literal and metaphorical flare-ups in political theology, revolutionary thought, radical protests, and global energy production.


Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco's Housing Wars

by James Tracy AK Press (September 29, 2014)

The true story of how gentrification, fueled by income inequality, decimated working people in San Francisco.


The Valley

by Joan MacLeod Talonbooks (July 01, 2014)

Eighteen-year-old Connor, an aspiring author whose fantastical stories foretell his growing struggle with depression, can’t wait to be free of his adverb-wielding, solve-it-all mother, Sharon. But six weeks...


Full Circle: Death and Resurrection In Canadian Conservative Politics

by Bob Plamondon eBookIt.com (November 21, 2014)

Full Circle tells the dramatic story of how the Canadian conservative movement was fractured in the 1990s and how it was restored to glory and was returned to power in 2006. It recounts the humiliating defeat...


Environment, Politics, and Ideology in North Korea: Landscape as Political Project

by Robert Winstanley-Chesters Lexington Books (November 12, 2014)

This book provides a unique summary of North Korean environmental and developmental policies. Coupling ideological and political developments with a review of practical projects within specific sectors, it provides...


The Politics of Crisis Management in China: The Sichuan Earthquake

by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo Lexington Books (November 14, 2014)

This book studies the Chinese government and military’s rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and...


Minorities of Europeanization: The New Others of European Social Identity

by Hakan Ovunc Ongur Lexington Books (November 13, 2014)

This book combines the conceptualization of social identity with historical analysis to rethink discussions of Europeanization and minorities. Problematizing the EU’s attempts to create a “European social...


The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories

by Fahed Al-Sumait, Nele Lenze & Michael C. Hudson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

This collection of essays uses the term “Arab Uprisings” as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. The text...


49 Myths about China

by Marte Kjær Galtung & Stig Stenslie Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This engaging book highlights 49 prevalent myths about China’s past, present, and future and weighs their truth or fiction. Leading a thoughtful and entertaining tour, the authors debunk widespread “knowledge”...


U.S. Department of Defense Contract Spending and the Industrial Base, 2000-2013

by Jesse Ellman, Gregory Sanders & Rhys McCormick Center for Strategic & International Studies (October 16, 2014)

This report analyzes contracting for products, services, and research & development (R&D) by the Department of Defense (DoD) and its key components.


Recovering Christian Realism: Just War Theory as a Political Ethic

by H. David Baer Lexington Books (November 13, 2014)

Recovering Christian Realism develops an account of just war theory as a political ethic grounded explicitly in a Christian theory of political authority. It advances a defense of Christian realism, explains...


Eisenhower: The Public Relations President

by Pam Parry & Mary Jean Eisenhower Lexington Books (October 30, 2014)

Dwight D. Eisenhower is this nation’s most transformative public relations president, not because he was the best practitioner to occupy the Oval Office but because he embraced public relations as vital to...


Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

by Elazar Barkan & Karen Barkey Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus, and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders maneuver between competition and...


Reflections on War and Peace and the Constitution

by George Anastaplo Lexington Books (October 21, 2014)

This book connects diverse subjects that remind the reader of fundamental issues with respect to war/peace and politics. It examines the complications of efforts to develop public-policy measures dealing with...


Coming Climate Crisis?: Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix

by Claire L. Parkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2010)

Decisively cutting through the hyperbole on both sides of the debate, distinguished NASA climatologist Claire L. Parkinson brings much-needed balance and perspective to the highly contentious issue of climate...


Inclusive equality: A vision for social justice

by Witcher, Sally Policy Press (September 27, 2013)

In this ambitious, wide-ranging book, the author asks what it takes to create inclusive, cohesive societies, and formulates a vision for social justice as 'inclusive equality'.


The collaborating planner?: Practitioners in the neoliberal age

by Clifford, Ben & Tewdwr-Jones, Mark Policy Press (July 09, 2014)

Aims to understand how both specific planning and broader public sector reforms have been experienced and understood by chartered town planners working in local authorities across Great Britain.


Social workers affecting social policy: An International perspective

by Gal, John & Weiss-Gal, Idit Policy Press (June 04, 2014)

The first book to undertake a cross-national study of social worker engagement in social policy formulation processes, shedding light on policy practice in social work discourse, education and practice in eight...


Understanding the policy process (Second edition): Analysing welfare policy and practice

by Hudson, John & Lowe, Stuart Policy Press (March 26, 2009)

Using core concepts of policy analysis Understanding the policy process builds up a full explanation of social policy change that can be applied to any aspect of welfare policy, public and social policy. This...


Understanding social citizenship (second edition): Themes and perspectives for policy and practice

by Dwyer, Peter Policy Press (June 09, 2010)

This updated edition of Understanding social citizenship provides an understanding of citizenship in relation to UK, EU and global welfare institutions. The second edition contains new topical sections on...


Social policy 3e: Theory and practice

by Spicker, Paul Policy Press (March 20, 2014)

This fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook is extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. Laying out the architecture of...


The Conservative Party and social policy

by Bochel, Hugh Policy Press (March 23, 2011)

A timely consideration of the development and content of the Conservatives' approaches to social policy and how they inform the Coalition's policies.


Campaign Rules: A 50-State Guide to Campaigns and Elections in America

by Nina Kasniunas & Daniel M. Shea Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2009)

America may be the most election-crazed nation in the world, boasting roughly 500,000 elected positions nationwide. Americans use elections not only to select candidates, but to directly change government policy...


Understanding global social policy 2e

by Yeates, Nicola Policy Press (March 26, 2014)

Written by a team of leading social policy analysts, this is the leading textbook in the field and provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of international actors and social policy formation in global...


The politics of civil society (Second edition): Big society and small government

by Powell, Fred Policy Press (April 24, 2013)

In the second, revised edition of this indispensable book, the author looks behind 'the mirror of power' to discover the reality of civil society - or 'Big Society', as it has become known.


Finance for housing: An introduction

by Davis, Cathy Policy Press (July 17, 2013)

In this much-needed text, current housing finance issues (and their history) are linked with broader social policy and political themes. It covers the finance of building and refurbishment, managing and maintaining...


Point of View 2-Book Bundle: Irresponsible Government / Time Bomb

by Brent Rathgeber, Douglas L. Bland & Andrew Coyne Dundurn (September 25, 2014)

This bundle collects two books that analyze problems in Canada's political and social sphere and ways to prevent further conflict and breakdown of founding Canadian values.


Cheating Our Kids

by Joe Williams St. Martin's Press (December 08, 2014)

Journalist Joe Williams shows how parents can use consumer power to put children first, shining light on the special interests controlling our schools, where politics and pork infuse everything and our children's...


Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure

by Ian R. Lamond & Karl Spracklen Rowman & Littlefield International (November 05, 2014)

Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure is an edited collection that explores activism as a leisure activity and protests as events.


Transnational Feminist Rhetorics and Gendered Leadership in Global Politics: From Daughters of Destiny to Iron Ladies

by Rebecca S. Richards & Rebecca Dingo Lexington Books (October 28, 2014)

This project analyzes how political women rhetorically perform—discursively, visually, and physically—their positions of power and how these performances are read, time again, against and with other women...


Imagination in Politics: Freedom or Domination?

by Mihaela Czobor-Lupp Lexington Books (October 15, 2014)

Imagination is a complex and ambiguous culture-making power that is a rather marginal concept in contemporary political theory. This book addresses how imagination can be both a source of freedom and domination...


The EU and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 1971-2013: In Pursuit of a Just Peace

by Anders Persson Lexington Books (October 21, 2014)

This book explores the work of the European Union to establish a just peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, covering over four decades (1971-2013). It examines what constitutes a just peace, both conceptually...


Building Hegemonic Order Russia's Way: Order, Stability, and Predictability in the Post-Soviet Space

by Michael O. Slobodchikoff Lexington Books (October 24, 2014)

This book examines Russia’s emergence after the collapse of the Soviet Union and its creation of a security architecture in the post-Soviet space. It explores how through building this security architecture,...


Human Rights and the Arts: Perspectives on Global Asia

by Lily Cho, Susan J. Henders, Van Nguyen-Marshall & Theodore W. Goossen et al. Lexington Books (October 23, 2014)

By shifting the discussion of human rights away from the binaries of cultural relativism and political sovereignty, this book moves toward a new understanding of human rights that takes account of the diverse...


Trust in the Capacities of the People, Distrust in Elites

by Kenneth Good Lexington Books (October 15, 2014)

Democratization is conceived as an unending struggle by the poor majority against the small elite of wealth, status, and power. This book is a critical, comparative, and global approach to the study of democratization...


Political and Spiritual: Essays on Religion, Environment, Disability, and Justice

by Roger S. Gottlieb Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

This book gathers a variety of illuminating essays by an internationally known scholar of religion and ecology. New writings on technology, facing death, and an intellectual autobiography continue Gottlieb’s...


Quantitative Intelligence Analysis: Applied Analytic Models, Simulations, and Games

by Edward Waltz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

The text explains the model-based method of intelligence analysis that represents the analyst’s mental models of a subject as well as the analyst’s reasoning process. It includes dynamic simulations and...


Weaving the Roots: How to Maximize Your Social Media Impact

by William T. Hennessy Broadside e-books (May 31, 2011)

New from Broadside Books' Voices of the Tea Party. In Weaving the Roots, you'll learn how even tiny grassroots organizations can make big impacts on the world through smart use of free or inexpensive social...