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The Wealth Of Nations

by Adam Smith

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith....


To the Man with a Hammer

by Bertelsmann Stiftung

In the face of rising complexity and systemic risks, policy-making appears at a breaking point. If business and public leaders hope to create a sustainable and responsive economy, they will need to break from...


Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society

by Dan Cassino

In recent years, scholars have argued that the ability of people to choose which channel they want to watch means that television news is just preaching to the choir, and doesn't change any minds. However, this...


Ideologies of Experience: Trauma, Failure, Deprivation, and the Abandonment of the Self

by Matthew H. Bowker

Matthew H. Bowker offers a novel analysis of "experience": the vast and influential concept that has shaped Western social theory and political practice for the past half-millennium.

While it is difficult to...


The Conservative's Handbook: Defining the Right Position on Issues from A to Z

by Phil Valentine

WARNING: This book may inform you, humor you, or enrage you

With today's fractious political environment and a splintered Republican party, the time is ripe for an updated edition of popular radiotalk show host...


The Territories of the Russian Federation 2016

by Europa Publications

This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the constituent units of the Russian Federation.

The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, followed by a chronology,...


Deforming American Political Thought: Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy

by Michael J. Shapiro

Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to...


National Dialogue in Tunisia

by Hatem M'rad

The authentic dialogue, the compromises, the consensus which allowed Tunisia to overcome its political and institutional crisis

This book is the final product of an investigation launched in November 2014 and...


The Nixon Tapes: 1973

by Douglas Brinkley & Luke Nichter

The blueprint for Nixon’s downfall, based on tapes released from 2010 to 2013, most of which have never been published. These are the very last Nixon tapes, and no president has recorded since. This book—combined...


The Nixon Tapes: 1973

by Douglas Brinkley & Luke Nichter

The blueprint for Nixon’s downfall, based on tapes released from 2010 to 2013, most of which have never been published. These are the very last Nixon tapes, and no president has recorded since. This book—combined...


How to Be a Parliamentary Researcher

by Robert Dale

To some, they are the graduates grasping the first rung on the ladder to power, to others, the unsung heroes of the British parliamentary system. But whether your notion of parliamentary researchers is more...


A Fair Deal on Talent - Fostering Just Migration Governance

by Bertelsmann Stiftung

If well managed, migration generates benefits for migrants, their countries of origin and the countries they settle in. For migrants, it can help them expand their skill sets and improve their standard of living....


The Policy Analyst's Handbook: Rational Problem Solving in a Political World: Rational Problem Solving in a Political World

by Lewis G. Irwin

This rigorous but very accessible guide to the main concepts and techniques of policy analysis is intended for students and in-service professionals who want to become more efficient and effective in their work....


Regional Integration and Democratic Conditionality: How Democracy Clauses Help Democratic Consolidation and Deepening

by Gaspare M. Genna & Taeko Hiroi

How effective are democracy clauses of regional integration organizations (RIOs) in promoting democratization and democratic consolidation among member-states? RIOs are increasingly adopting "democracy only"...


Politics: The Basics

by Nigel Jackson & Stephen D Tansey

Now in its fifth edition, Politics: The Basics explores the systems, movements and issues at the cutting edge of modern politics. A highly successful introduction to the world of politics, it offers clear and...


Politics of Development: A Survey

by Heloise Weber

The Politics of Development: A Survey provides an overview of the intrinsically political relations of development. It brings together essays written by experts in the politics of development and covers a range...


The Civil War: Voices of Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage

by Gordon Leidner

"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves...."-President Abraham Lincoln

The third title in Gordon Leidner's successful series, The Civil War: Quotes, Quips, And Speeches captures the...


Sourcebook for Political Communication Research: Methods, Measures, and Analytical Techniques

by Erik P. Bucy & R. Lance Holbert

The Sourcebook for Political Communication Research will offer scholars, students, researchers, and other interested readers a comprehensive source for state-of-the-art/field research methods, measures, and...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights

by Jacques Fomerand

This dictionary has more than 1000 cross-referenced entries on terminology, conventions, treaties, intergovernmental organizations in the United Nations family or regional bodies, and the constantly expanding...