913 books (46 pages) in this category
by Mark Pack
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">In politics, there are no prizes for second place. Packed with advice and practical examples, this new, fully updated edition of the classic political guide reveals the insider secrets and skills you need to
by Pav Singh
The 50 most thought-provoking theories in politics, each explained in half a minute
by Steven L. Taylor
50 key political principles explained and illuminated. ...
by Altman Dennis
Australian prime ministers since Harold Holt have all fostered close relationships with the United States, but John Howard has initiated economic and military policies that have bound the two countries even tighter. As a result, many ...
by Youngmin Kim
China's rapid rise as a regional and global power is one of the most important political developments of the twenty-first century. Yet the West still largely overlooks or oversimplifies the complex ideas and ideals that have shaped China's ...
Major Political Thinkers from Hobbes to Marx
by Iain Hampsher-Monk
Iain Hampsher-Monk?s lucid and accessible history of modern political thought is the introduction which many have been waiting for, providing a thorough guide to the ideas and writings of major political thinkers from Hobbes to Marx (including a
by Jamal Mahjoub
<b>A moving portrait, part history, part memoir, of Sudan once the largest most diverse country in Africa and its self-destruction.</b><br>In 1956, Sudan gained Independence from Britain. On the brink of a promising future, it instead ...
by Nick Dyrenfurth
The Australian Labor Party is one of the oldest labour parties and was the first in the world to form a government. 2011 marks its 120th birthday. This short and lively book tells the story of the ALP?s numerous successes in winning government ...
Anders Behring Breivik and the Massacre on Utøya
by Aage Borchgrevink
On 22 July 2011 a young man named Anders Behring Breivik carried out one of the most vicious terrorist acts in post-war Europe. In a carefully orchestrated sequence of actions he bombed government buildings in Oslo, resulting in eight deaths, ...
Women Fight the Islamic State
by Meredith Tax
<p></p><p><b style="line-height: 1.45em;">A secular feminist army courageously challenges the Islamic State</b><br></p><p>In wartorn <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Syria, a Kurdish democratic society?based on secularism, ethnic ...
The Rise and Fall of a Sporting Powerhouse
by Anthony Clavane
by Damien Freeman
Tony Abbott may have been a Rhodes Scholar, but some commentators are convinced that he offered nothing more than three-word slogans. <i>Abbott?s Right</i> challenges this perception, and presents Abbott as someone who rejoices in the political ...
The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War
by Nate Jones
<p>In November 1983, Soviet nuclear forces went on high alert. After months nervously watching increasingly assertive NATO military posturing, Soviet intelligence agencies in Western Europe received flash telegrams reporting alarming activity on
by Alex Vitale
by Melissa Schnyder
by Christine Milne
<i>An Activist Life</i> is the story of an apparently ordinary woman - a high-school English teacher from northwest Tasmania - who became a fiery environmental warrior, pitted against some of the most powerful business and political forces in ...
Against the New Myths of Our Time
by Pierre Bourdieu
In his most explicitly political work to date, Pierre Bourdieu speaks out against the new myths of our time - especially those associated with neo-liberalism - and offers a passionate defence of the public interest. The withdrawal of the state ...
by John Watson
Politics in Australia is in a dire state. The Coalition government is led by its third prime minister in four years, two of whom were toppled by their own party. Before that, the Labor government ousted two prime ministers. Voters' trust in ...
by Jean-Michel Severino
Translated by David Fernbach <p>The 21st century will be the century of Africa. This continent was once seen as empty, rural, animist, poor, and forgotten by the world. Now, fifty years after independence, it is full to bursting, urban and ...
by David Van Reybrouck
<b>Democracy is in bad health. </b><b><i>Against Elections </i>offers a new diagnosis <i><b>-</b></i> and an ancient remedy</b><b>.</b><BR><BR>Fear-mongering populists, distrust in the establishment, personality contests instead of reasoned ...