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Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

by Cass R. Sunstein

<p><b>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Nudge</i> and <i>The World According to Star Wars</i>, a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy—and what can be done about it</b></p><p>As the Internet grows ...

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(Re)Generating Inclusive Cities

Poverty and Planning in Urban North America

by Dan Zuberi & Ariel Judith Taylor

<P>As suburban expansion declines, cities have become essential economic, cultural and social hubs of global connectivity. This book is about urban revitalization across North America, in cities including San Francisco, Toronto, Boston, ...

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1 Euro Before You Vote

Political Pamphlet

by Boris Spasov

<b>More than a legal obligation, voting is our right as citizens and defines our democracies.</b><br/><br/>The lies or intellectual laziness of our economists, administrations, and judicial systems creates a façade of legality, which could be ...

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1,001 Ways the Republican Party is Screwing the Middle Class

by Protecting Democracy from Republicans (PDR)

Whether you're a hardcore left winger or are feeling the stings from the Bush Administration, this book lays down the truths as to why the majority is being shafted by the minority in this country. ...

ISBN: 9781616087456

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150 Years of ObamaCare

by Daniel E. Dawes

<P>In this groundbreaking book, health-care attorney Daniel E. Dawes explores the secret backstory of the Affordable Care Act, shedding light on the creation and implementation of the greatest and most sweeping equalizer in the history of ...

ISBN: 9781421419640

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50 Years of Urban Planning in Singapore

by Chye Kiang Heng

50 Years of Urban Planning in Singapore is an accessible and comprehensive volume on Singapore's planning approach to urbanization. Organized into three parts, the first section of the volume, 'Paradigms, Policies, and Processes', provides an ...

ISBN: 9789814656481

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5th Grade American History: American Presidents

Fifth Grade Books US Presidents for Kids

by Baby Professor

How many American presidents do you know of? Memorizing names is easy but recognizing the faces associated with those names, as well as their contributions to the country can be quite challenging. The good thing is, you don't have to stick to ...

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A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics

100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

by Christopher Hood & Rozana Himaz

This volume identifies and compares 'fiscal squeezes' (major efforts to cut public spending and/or raise taxes) in the UK over a century from 1900 to 2015. The authors examine how different the politics of fiscal squeeze and austerity is today ...

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A Changing Climate for Science

by Sophie C. Lewis

<div><p>This book offers a critical exploration of first-hand experiences of practicing climate science. It tackles the pivotal question of what, precisely, constitutes contemporary scientific practice. The author offers an insider’s account of ...

ISBN: 9783319542652

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A Citizen's Guide to U.S. Elections

Empowering Democracy in America

by Costas Panagopoulos & Aaron C. Weinschenk

<P>Political observers routinely lament that American democracy is broken, and many of them blame electoral malfunction. But is the system really broken? Panagopoulos and Weinschenk make the case that citizens are empowered to fix what’s wrong ...

ISBN: 9781317510819

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A City of One's Own

Blurring the Boundaries Between Private and Public

by Sophie Body-Gendrot & Jacques Carré

This book highlights the citizens' continuous participation in a wide range of urban affairs, especially outside institutional frameworks. It brings together an interdisciplinary team of French, British and American academics who examine the ...

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A Concise History of Japan

by Brett L. Walker

To this day, Japan's modern ascendancy challenges many assumptions about world history, particularly theories regarding the rise of the west and why the modern world looks the way it does. In this engaging new history, Brett L. Walker tackles ...

ISBN: 9781316234020

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A Conservative Revolution?

Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland

by Michael Marsh, David M. Farrell & Gail McElroy

The 2011 general election in the Republic of Ireland, which took place against a backdrop of economic collapse, was one of the most dramatic ever witnessed. The most notable outcome was the collapse of Fianna Fáil, one of the world's most ...

ISBN: 9780192519719

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A Course in Public Economics

by John Leach

A Course in Public Economics, first published in 2004, explores the central questions of whether or not markets work, and if not, what is to be done about it. The first part of the textbook, designed for upper-level undergraduates and first-year

ISBN: 9781107713710

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A Critical Review of Scottish Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Policy

by Geoffrey Wood & Keith Baker

<div><p>This book offers comprehensive coverage of current energy policy in Scotland focussing on non-fossil fuel energy options: renewables, nuclear power and energy efficiency. Covering issues of policy and practice, planning, legislation and ...

ISBN: 9783319568980

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A Cruel and Shocking Act

The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

by Philip Shenon

<p>The questions have haunted our nation for half a century: Was the President killed by a single gunman? Was Lee Harvey Oswald part of a conspiracy? Did the Warren Commission discover the whole truth of what happened on November 22, ...

ISBN: 9781408705346

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A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

by Christopher Hood & Ruth Dixon

The UK is said to have been one of the most prolific reformers of its public administration. Successive reforms have been accompanied by claims that the changes would make the world a better place by transforming the way government worked. ...

ISBN: 9780191070747

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A Historical Account of Danish Sociology

A Troubled Sociology

by Kristoffer Kropp

This book provides the first English-language account of the history of Danish sociology, examining it from the late 19th century to the present day. Focusing on the discipline's struggle for recognition in Denmark, it is a case study of how ...

ISBN: 9781137403421

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A History of South Sudan

From Slavery to Independence

by Øystein H. Rolandsen & M. W. Daly

South Sudan is the world's youngest independent country. Established in 2011 after two wars, South Sudan has since reverted to a state of devastating civil strife. This book provides a general history of the new country, from the arrival of ...

ISBN: 9781316570487

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A History of Thailand

by Chris Baker & Pasuk Phongpaichit

A History of Thailand offers a lively and accessible account of Thailand's political, economic, social and cultural history. This book explores how a world of mandarin nobles and unfree peasants was transformed and examines how the monarchy ...

ISBN: 9781139986632

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