708 books (36 pages) in this category
by David Van Reybrouck
"Democracy is in bad health. Against Elections offers a new diagnosis - and an ancient remedy. Fear-mongering populists, distrust in the establishment, personality contests instead of reasoned debate- these are the results of the latest ...
by Jeremy Gantz
Forty years ago, the richest 1 percent controlled 25 per cent of America's wealth. Today it's 40 percent, and the richest one-tenth of one percent have as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent. Launched in Chicago in 1976, the muckraking, ...
by Patrick Cockburn
This is essential reading for anyone interested in the collapse of the Middle East, and the devastating role of the West in the creation of this hellish crucible. In Age of Jihad Cockburn exposes the dominant conflict of our time-the Sunni-Shia ...
What Labor Should Stand For
by Nick Dyrenfurth
After a tumultuous few months that have seen an election-winning prime minister replaced as leader by Australias first woman prime minister, many people are questioning what Labor stands for, and wondering what it should stand for. In this book,
by Perry Anderson
Charts the intertwined historical development of America's imperial reach and its role as the general guarantor of capital. ...
by L. Sandy Maisel
by David McKay
Now in its eighth edition, this popular introduction tackles the most recent trends in American politics and society through explanation, analyses, and interpretations of government processes ? adding valuable context for students by considering
by Richard M. Valelly
by Kate Jennings
Where were you when America elected Barack Obama? Kate Jennings was in New York, eyes wide open, completing her take on an amazing time- 'the run-up to the election ... a time when every day felt like a year and we became slightly crazed from ...
by Brissenden Michael
An engrossing account of a country on the edge In July 2009, Michael Brissenden traded political reporting in Canberra for a job in Washington as US current affairs correspondent for the ABC Here is his fascinating chronicle of an America in ...
Julius Malema and the New ANC
by Fiona Forde
The first thorough investigation of the demagogue who is the face of the new South African politics. ...
by Jonathan Wolff
Rationality, Behaviour, Andstitutions
by Perry Anderson
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by Catherine Mayer
An introduction to Australian foreign policy
by Stewart Firth
A revised edition of a widely used introduction to Australian foreign policy. It explains Australia's increasingly close connections to the rest of the world, in defence, trade, financial markets, aid, human rights and its response to refugees. ...