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I'm Right and You¿re an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up

by James Hoggan

Clearing the air – reclaiming public discourse in a polluted public square


A Feminist in the White House

Dual Citizenship in Europe: From Nationhood to Societal Integration

by Thomas Faist

In an age of terrorism and securitized immigration, dual citizenship is of central theoretical and political concern. The contributors to this timely volume examine policies regarding dual citizenship across...


Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy

by Mary Frances Berry

A timely and nonpartisan book on voter manipulation and electoral corruption—and the importance of stimulating voter turnout and participation

Though voting rights are fundamental to American democracy, felon...


The Margins of Citizenship

by Philip Cook & Jonathan Seglow

Citizenship is a central concept in political philosophy, bridging theory and practice and marking out those who belong and who share a common civic status. The injustices suffered by immigrants, disabled people,...


Understanding the Global Experience: Becoming a Responsible World Citizen

by Thomas Arcaro, Rosemary Haskell & Chinedu Eke

First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.


The American Patriot's Handbook: The Writings, History, and Spirit of a Free Nation

by George Grant

This revised and updated edition of The American Patriot's Handbook gives an authoritative and concise introduction to the ideas, events, and personalities that have shaped American freedom, ideals, and values....


Mobilizing Transnational Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda

by Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel

Mageza-Barthel provides a context sensitive analysis of how Rwanda's women's movement used the United Nations (UN) gender norms in its efforts to insert gender-specific demands in the post-genocide period. The...


Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federation: Civil Society Awakens?

by Cameron Ross

Over the period December 2011-July 2013 a tidal wave of mass protests swept through the Russian Capital and engulfed scores of cities and regions. Civil society, it appeared, had at last woken up. This fascinating...


Postcolonial Transitions in Europe: Contexts, Practices and Politics

by Sandra Ponzanesi & Gianmaria Colpani

A comparative and multidisciplinary exploration of Europe’s colonial past in relation to present multicultural, cosmopolitan and/or neocolonial experiences, assessing political, cultural and mediatized transitions...


We Cannot Escape History: States and Revolutions

by Neil Davidson

The latest collection of essays from the Deutscher Prize winning Marxist scholar, Neil Davidson.


Managing the Spiritual Neighborhood: How to Restore the Conscience of America's Communities - A Grass Roots Approach

by Alexander Gabis

Managing the Spiritual Neighborhood unravels the tangle of opinions, policies and ideology to reveal the essence of divinely inspired administration. A gritty work, but also deeply philosophical, it takes the...


Letters to America: Courageous Voices from the Past

by Tom Blair & Tom Brokaw

Letters to America was written to energize Americans at a time of economic stress and self-doubt. By reading of the sacrifices the previous American generations – that often endured everyday hardships beyond...


America Ascendant

by Stanley B. Greenberg

America is poised to lead the 21st Century, as it led the 20th. That will happen because the country is at a tipping point in the battle for its own renewal, a renewal that will allow America to be exceptional...


Uninformed: Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

by Arthur Lupia

Research polls, media interviews, and everyday conversations reveal an unsettling truth: citizens, while well-meaning and even passionate about current affairs, appear to know very little about politics. Hundreds...


Republic, Lost: Version 2.0

by Lawrence Lessig

Revised and updated for the 2016 election with 75% new material.

In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules and brought to new...


Critical Perspectives on Social Media and Protest: Between Control and Emancipation

by Lina Dencik & Oliver Leistert

This book critically interrogates the relationship between social media and protest from an interdisciplinary perspective, examining the multiple ways in which we need to politicize and contextualise commercial...


Art and Conscientization: Forum Theatre in Uganda, Rwanda, DR Congo, and South Sudan

by Claus Schrowange

How can the performing arts add value to peacebuilding programs? Is it possible to use participatory theatre to reconnect and reconcile enemies? What is the trauma-healing effect for those acting in a theatre...


Citizen Participation and Political Communication in a Digital World

by Alex Frame & Gilles Brachotte

The arrival of the participatory web 2.0 has been hailed by many as a media revolution, bringing with it new tools and possibilities for direct political action. Through specialised online platforms, mainstream...


American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom

by Hanes Walton & Robert C. Smith

This dynamic and comprehensive text from two nationally renowned scholars continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had -- and continue to have -- on American politics. Through the...