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Political science & theory

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

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What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? Stay tuned.<br /><br... [more]

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Russia's Futures

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Russia's Futures

Richard Sakwa

History; Political science & theory

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Russia is back as a major force in global politics, but what does this mean? In this erudite and balanced study, renowned... [more]

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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What does the Left look like today and how has it evolved? Is there any foundation for resistance to its agenda without religious... [more]

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

Max Weber

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keith Tribe's new translation presents Economy and Society as it stood when Max Weber died. One of the world's leading experts... [more]

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

Jonathan Holslag

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; International trade

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For almost two decades, China has claimed that its expanding economy benefits Europe, stimulating European growth, exports,... [more]

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Maoism: A Global History

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Maoism: A Global History

Julia Lovell

History; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

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Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellions... [more]

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The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

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The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

Bruno Macaes

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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A bold, eye-opening account of the coming integration of Europe and Asia [more]

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Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

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Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

Matthew Simonton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Political science & theory; Political ideologies

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Classical Greek Oligarchy thoroughly reassesses an important but neglected form of ancient Greek government, the rule of... [more]

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Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified?

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Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified?

Elizabeth Frazer, Kimberly Hutchings

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Advocate - Politics

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In this book, Elizabeth Frazer and Kimberly Hutchings ask whether the use of violence can ever be justified in politics. Using... [more]

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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

Neil M. Maher

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Conservation of the environment; Technical design; History of engineering & technology

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In summer 1969, astronauts landed on the moon and hippie hordes descended on Woodstock two era-defining events that are not... [more]

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Syria

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Syria

David W. Lesch

History; Political science & theory

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David Lesch takes the reader on an illuminating journey through the last hundred years of Syrian history - from the end of... [more]

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

David Neiwert

History; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Fascinating story of the remarkable resurgence of extremists in the United States by acclaimed investigative reporter [more]

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

Andrius Galisanka

Biography: general; Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Popular philosophy; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Critics have maintained that John Rawls's theory of justice is unrealistic and undemocratic. Andrius Galisanka's incisive... [more]

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Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949

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Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949

M. Taylor Fravel

History; Military history; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; International relations; Military tactics

Hardback

What changes in China's modern military policy reveal about military organizations and strategy Since the 1949 Communist... [more]

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Politics: Why It Matters

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Politics: Why It Matters

Andrew Gamble

Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Politics frames everything we do. Right now humanity is in a race against itself, adjusting to new technologies that are destabilizing... [more]

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert Bartlett

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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One of the central challenges to contemporary political philosophy is the apparent impossibility of arriving at any commonly... [more]

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

Heather Boushey, J Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Taxation

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Are Thomas Piketty's analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed... [more]

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Fracturing the Founding: How the Alt-Right Corrupts the Constitution

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Fracturing the Founding: How the Alt-Right Corrupts the Constitution

John E. Finn

History; History of the Americas; Social discrimination; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy; Civil rights & citizenship

Hardback

Many in the radical right, including the Tea Party, the militia movement, the Alt-right, Christian nationalists, the Oath... [more]

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Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium

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Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium

Anthony Kaldellis

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Medieval history; Political science & theory

Hardback

Was there ever such a thing as Byzantium? Certainly no emperor ever called himself Byzantine. While the identities of eastern... [more]

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How to Democratize Europe

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How to Democratize Europe

Stephanie Hennette, Thomas Piketty, Guillaume Sacriste, Antoine Vauchez

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; International economics; Political economy

Hardback

An all-star cast of scholars and politicians from Europe and America propose and debate the creation of a new European parliament... [more]

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Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

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Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

Roel Sterckx

History; Asian history; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Cultural studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Political science & theory

Hardback

We are often told that the twenty-first century is bound to become China's century. Never before has Chinese culture been... [more]

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

Alan Dowty

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political science & theory

Paperback

From Mark Twain to Theodor Herzl, Gamal Abdul Nasser, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, Ezer Weizman, Ehud Barak, Marwan Barghouti,... [more]

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Leadership and the Rise of Great Powers

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Leadership and the Rise of Great Powers

Xuetong Yan

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

Hardback

A leading foreign policy thinker uses Chinese political theory to explain why some powers rise as others decline and what... [more]

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