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Twentieth Century Political Theory: A Reader
Twentieth Century Political Theory: A Reader
by Stephen Bronner
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A collaboration of more than 45 thinkers who form the canon of contemporary political thought--from John Dewey and Walter Benjamin to Malcolm X and Judith Butler. Twentieth Century Political Theory fuses the needs of the more traditional course with the... (read more)

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Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism
Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism
by Marc Mulholland
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In 1842 Henrich Heine, the German poet, wrote that the bourgeoisie, 'obsessed by a nightmare apprehension of disaster' and 'an instinctive dread of communism', were driven against their better instincts into tolerating absolutist government. Theirs was a... (read more)

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Power and Restraint: A Shared Vision for the U.S.-China Relationship
Power and Restraint: A Shared Vision for the U.S.-China Relationship
by Rosecran Rosecrance
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Over several years, some of the most distinguished Chinese and American scholars have engaged in a major research project, sponsored by the China–U.S. Exchange Foundation (USEF), to address the big bilateral and global issues the two countries face.... (read more)

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The Obamas
The Obamas
by Jodi Kantor
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When Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, he also won a long-running debate with his wife. Contrary to Michelle's fears, politics now seemed like a worthwhile, even noble pursuit. Together they planned a White House life that would be as... (read more)

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Blue Dixie: Awakening the South's Democratic Majority
Blue Dixie: Awakening the South's Democratic Majority
by Bob Moser
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A powerful case for a new Southern strategy for the Democrats, from an award-winning reporter and native Southerner In 2000 and 2004, the Democratic Party decided not to challenge George W. Bush in the South, a disastrous strategy that effectively handed... (read more)

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Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress
Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress
by Olympia Snowe
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An outspoken centrist, Senator Snowe stunned Washington in February 2012 when she announced she would not seek a fourth term and offered a sharp rebuke to the Senate, citing the dispiriting gridlock and polarization. After serving in the legislative... (read more)

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Freedom at Risk: Reflections on Politics, Liberty, and the State
Freedom at Risk: Reflections on Politics, Liberty, and the State
by James L Buckley
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James L. Buckley may be the only American alive who has held high office in each branch of the federal government as senator of New York, undersecretary of state under Ronald Reagan, and a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. His... (read more)

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The History of Political Theory and Other Essays
The History of Political Theory and Other Essays
by John Dunn
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Collection of penetrative essays on political thought - past, present and future - by a major commentator.... (read more)

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Demilitarization in the Contemporary World
Demilitarization in the Contemporary World
by Peter Stearns
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Contemporary world history has highlighted militarization in many ways, from the global Cold War and numerous regional conflicts to the general assumption that nationhood implies a significant and growing military. Yet the twentieth century also offers... (read more)

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Natural Rights on the Threshold of the S
Natural Rights on the Threshold of the S
by Gershom Carmichael
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An important figure in the natural law tradition and in the Scottish Enlightenment, Gershom Carmichael defended a strong theory of rights and drew attention to Grotius, Pufendorf, and Locke. Gershom Carmichael was a teacher and writer who played an... (read more)

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Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects
Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects
by Dmitry Orlov
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The title of this book is Reinventing Collapse, and I have to say that's exactly what this book manages to do. It's a short book, so you could reqad it in just a few hours, but it is packed with information and "make you think" moments. Orlov's... (read more)

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America's Mayor, America's President?: The Strange Career of Rudy Giuliani
America's Mayor, America's President?: The Strange Career of Rudy Giuliani
by Robert Polner
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Rudy Giulianis admirably flinty response to the horrifying events of 9/11 made him a national hero, positioning him for big things to come — a run at the highest office — in the nations political life. However, the outpouring of... (read more)

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The Process of Politics
The Process of Politics
by Jorgen Rasmussen
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The successful teaching of an introductory course in comparative politics or comparative government-as any instructor will agree involves the presentation of information organized around a coherent framework. Therefore, to be effective, a textbook must... (read more)

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Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country
Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country
by Thom Hartmann
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Thom Hartmann covers 11 straightforward solutions to America's current problems. At the core of each is a call to reclaim economic sovereignty and to wrest control of democracy back from the corporate powers that have hijacked both America and her... (read more)

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Enemy Combatant: My Imprisonment at Guantanamo, Bagram, and Kandahar
Enemy Combatant: My Imprisonment at Guantanamo, Bagram, and Kandahar
by Moazzam Begg
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The "shocking firsthand account" (Chicago Sun-Times) of one man's years inside the notorious American prison—and his Kafkaesque struggle to clear his name. When Enemy Combatant was first published in the United States in hardcover in 2006 it... (read more)

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The End of Arrogance: America in the Global Competition of Ideas
The End of Arrogance: America in the Global Competition of Ideas
by Steven Weber
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Free-market capitalism, hegemony, Western culture, peace, and democracy--the ideas that shaped world politics in the twentieth century and underpinned American foreign policy--have lost a good deal of their strength. Authority is now more contested and... (read more)

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Going Rouge
Going Rouge
by Richard Kim
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The “Fox Mole”—whose dispatches for Gawker made headlines in Businessweek, The Hollywood Reporter, and even on The New York Times website—delivers a funny, opinionated memoir of his eight years at the unfair, unbalanced Fox News... (read more)

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An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln
An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln
by Robin Blackburn
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Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln exchanged letters at the end of the Civil War. Although they were divided by far more than the Atlantic Ocean, they agreed on the cause of “free labor” and the urgent need to end slavery. In his introduction... (read more)

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The Palin Effect: Money, Sex and Class in the New American Politics
The Palin Effect: Money, Sex and Class in the New American Politics
by Shana Pearlman
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With the presidential elections just around the corner Sarah Palin and the Tea Party will be central to all activities. A fascinating and timely insider study, The Palin Effect details what is actually going on in the right of American politics and why... (read more)

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Fascism: Why Not Here?
Fascism: Why Not Here?
by Brian Fogarty
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When the Nazis took power in 1933, most Germans did not foresee the oncoming storm. Many were wildly enthusiastic; some were alarmed; most were worried but trusted that things would work out. In short, they felt much as Americans have felt from time to... (read more)

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