708 books (36 pages) in this category
by Wolfgang Streeck
The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 still has the world on tenterhooks. The gravity of the situation is matched by a general paucity of understanding about what is happening and how it started. In this book, based on his 2012 ...
Debating American Government
by James A. Morone
Practice, Principles, Performance
by Patrick Weller
The first comprehensive study of the development of the central institution of government over the first century of its life. Based on the author's detailed archival research and 30 years experience writing about central government in Australia,
How Corporate Bad Behaviour and Government Waste Combine to Cost us Millions.
by Margaret Hodge
by Donald F. Kettl
Some analysts have called distrust the biggest governmental crisis of our time. It is unquestionably a huge problem, undermining confidence in our elected institutions, shrinking social capital, slowing innovation, and raising existential ...
Best-selling author Rory Stewart and political economist Gerald Knaus examine the impact of large-scale interventions, from Bosnia to Afghanistan. Rory Stewart (author of The Places In Between) and Gerald Knaus distill their remarkable firsthand
by Stephen Coleman
From its inception as a public communication network, the Internet was regarded by many people as a potential means of escaping from the stranglehold of top-down, stage-managed politics. If hundreds of millions of people could be the producers ...
by Dasgupta Rana
At the turn of the twenty-first century acclaimed novelist Rana Dasgupta arrived in the Indian capital with a single suitcase. He had no intention of staying for long. But the city beguiled him - he 'fell in love and in hate with it' - and, ...
by Arundhati Roy
India is a nation of 1.2 billion, but the country's 100 richest people own assets equivalent to one-fourth of India's gross domestic product. The rest of the population are ghosts within a system beyond their control. This includes the millions ...
by Joel Deane
Power is the only measure of a politician that matters. How they win power. How they wield power. How they lose power. Catch and Kill is an inside account of the beguiling and nomadic nature of the unholy trinity of politics - the winning, the ...
by Alireza Abiz
The Policing of Terrorism
by John Mueller
Chasing Ghosts exposes the ill-founded paranoia that has allowed the national security state to both feed at the public trough and undermine America's civil liberties tradition. Since 2001, the United States has created or reorganised more ...
by Juan Martin Guevara
On 9 October 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara, Marxist guerrilla leader and hero of the Cuban Revolution, was captured and executed by Bolivian forces. When the Guevara family learned from the front pages that Che was dead, they decided to say nothing.
by Chris Ogden
China and India are becoming increasingly influential, powerful and prominent countries but what kind of states do their leaders and people wish them to become? Will they act and behave like major Western entities or like something altogether ...