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Utopia

by Thomas More

De Optimo Republicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia (translated On the Best State of a Republic and on the New Island of Utopia) or more simply Utopia is a 1516 book by Sir (Saint) Thomas More.

The book, written...


The Social Contract

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau & G. D. H. Cole

The Social Contract, originally published as On the Social Contract; or, Principles of Political Rights by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is a 1762 book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a...


The Social Contract & Discourse on Inequality

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau & G. D. H. Cole

The Social Contract, originally published as On the Social Contract; or, Principles of Political Rights by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is a 1762 book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a...


Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido

Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent offers an insight into modern European protest movements, focusing on the strategies, activities, and developments associated with the current wave of public dissent....


The Darfur Refugees’ Plight

by Anna Praz

The Darfur crisis has left behind a profound legacy of displacement, with some 300,000 refugees camped on the Chadian side of the border and about 2 million displaced internally within Darfur. Despite a reduction...


How We Should Rule Ourselves

by Alasdair Gray

This pamphlet is for anyone alarmed by the present British government. It argues that the component nations of the United Kingdom can become true democracies only by declaring themselves republics. The authors...


Why Scots Should Rule Scotland

by Alasdair Gray

Alsadair Gray wrote the first edition of this book for the 1992 general election. In it he showed the poor state of present-day Scotland; gave a concise, elegant history of the Scottish people and their relations...


U.S. Department of Defense Contract Spending and the Industrial Base, 2000-2013

by Jesse Ellman, Gregory Sanders & Rhys McCormick

This report analyzes contracting for products, services, and research & development (R&D) by the Department of Defense (DoD) and its key components.


Inclusive equality: A vision for social justice

by Witcher, Sally

In this ambitious, wide-ranging book, the author asks what it takes to create inclusive, cohesive societies, and formulates a vision for social justice as 'inclusive equality'.


Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure

by Ian R. Lamond & Karl Spracklen

Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure is an edited collection that explores activism as a leisure activity and protests as events.


Building Hegemonic Order Russia's Way: Order, Stability, and Predictability in the Post-Soviet Space

by Michael O. Slobodchikoff

This book examines Russia’s emergence after the collapse of the Soviet Union and its creation of a security architecture in the post-Soviet space. It explores how through building this security architecture,...


Human Rights and the Arts: Perspectives on Global Asia

by Lily Cho, Susan J. Henders, Van Nguyen-Marshall & Theodore W. Goossen et al.

By shifting the discussion of human rights away from the binaries of cultural relativism and political sovereignty, this book moves toward a new understanding of human rights that takes account of the diverse...


Quantitative Intelligence Analysis: Applied Analytic Models, Simulations, and Games

by Edward Waltz

The text explains the model-based method of intelligence analysis that represents the analyst’s mental models of a subject as well as the analyst’s reasoning process. It includes dynamic simulations and...


Chinese Heroes

by Tom Rousseau

The Chinese political system has an intrinsic attractiveness, one amplified by recent Western media's depiction of a booming China and declining West. Whether such a system is sustainable long-term, however,...


The Dundurn Arctic Culture and Sovereignty Library: Pike's Portage/Death Wins in the Arctic/Arctic Naturalist/Arctic Obsession/Arctic Twilight/Arctic

by William R. Morrion, Michael Posluns, Bruce W. Hodgins & S.L. Osborne et al.

This special ten-book bundle presents the history and culture of the Canadian Arctic told compellingly from all possible angles, cultural, military, historical, and biographical. A one-stop guide to this fascinating...


Democratic Destiny and the District of Columbia: Federal Politics and Public Policy

by Toni-Michelle Travis, Ronald W. Walters, Kevin L. Glasper & Daryl Harris et al.

This volume conveys a critique of the mayors of Washington, D.C since 1968 and an analysis of public policies that have confronted D.C. since congress granted limited Home Rule. This analysis of public policy...


The Inspection House: An Impertinent Field Guide to Modern Surveillance

by Tim Maly & Emily Horne

Forty years after Foucault's Discipline and Punish, The Inspection House beguilingly explores the surveillance that defines modern life.


Cooper's Revenge

by Terrence L Williams & Emily Carmain

Navy SEAL, Logan Alexander, is trying to put his life back together following a career-ending injury in Afghanistan, when he learns that his younger brother, Cooper, has been killed in an ambush while on patrol...


Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence

by Michael A. Turner

This second edition covers the history of United States intelligence, and includes several key features:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over 600 cross-referenced entries on key events, issues,...


Why Are You Here?: A Primer for State Legislators and Citizens

by Franklin L. Kury

Why Are You Here?: A Primer for State Legislators and Citizens is a challenge to America’s 7,382 state legislators and their constituents to critically examine their state legislature and take appropriate...