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The Roles and Function of Parliamentary Questions

by Shane Martin & Olivier Rozenberg

Parliamentary questions are a feature of almost all national legislatures. Despite this, we know very little about how questions are used by MPs and what impact questions have on controlling the government....


The Politics of the Real World: A Major Statement of Public Concern from over 40 of the UK's Leading Voluntary and Campaigning Organisations

by Real World Coalition

Many people today feel that something has gone wrong with British society and British politics. The quality of like seems to be declining. Crime soars. Traffic and pollution spiral. Mass unemployment is undiminished,...


Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachment

by Andrew C McCarthy

We still imagine ourselves a nation of laws, not of men. This is not merely an article of faith but a bedrock principle of the United States Constitution. Our founding compact provides a remedy against rulers...


The Weed Agency: A Comic Tale of Federal Bureaucracy Without Limits

by Jim Geraghty

The spellbinding mock history of the Department of Agriculture's most secretive and vital agency

The little-known USDA Agency of Invasive Species -- founded by President and humble peanut farmer Jimmy Carter...


Playing President: My Close Ecounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan, and Clinton--and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush

by Robert Scheer

Award-wnning L.A. Times columnist Scheer offers unique insider perspectives on every president from Nixon to Bush Jr.


Reconfiguring Global Climate Governance in North America: A Transregional Approach

by Marcela López-Vallejo

Global climate governance has presented problems that have led to failures, yet it has also opened the door to new transregional governance schemes, especially in North America. This book introduces an environmental...


Harmonious Intervention: China's Quest for Relational Security

by Chiung-Chiu Huang & Chih-Yu Shih

Two major features of international relations at the beginning of the 21st century are global governance and the rise of China. Global governance, advocating global norms, requires intervention into sovereign...


The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Power: The Perils of Missing the Human Domain

by Mika Aaltola, Juha Käpylä & Valtteri Vuorisalo

Global commons are domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains,...


Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

by John Paul Stevens

For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change.

By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest...


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House: Humor, Blunders, and Other Oddities from the Presidential Campaign Trail

by Charles Osgood

Charles Osgood, one of America's favorite news personalities, offers a hilarious compendium of anecdotes from the last seventy years of presidential campaigns. With anecdotes from Harry Truman to JFK to George...


We, the People(s): Participation in Governance

by Claire Charters & Dean R Knight

The analyses in this book focus on the participation of the people within New Zealand’s system of government. The chapters provide a thorough examination of the government’s size, accessibility, structure,...


Corruption and Legislatures

by Riccardo Pelizzo & Frederick Stapenhurst

This book investigates parliaments' role in curbing corruption. In addition to discussing the definition, causes, and costs of corruption and the role that parliaments have in reducing corruption, the authors consider...


The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice

by Christopher E. Smith, Christina DeJong & Michael McCall

By analyzing the perspectives and influential decisions of individual justices on the Rehnquist Court (1986-2005), this volume reveals how a divided Supreme Court limited the scope of rights affecting criminal...


Dream City: Race, Power, and the Decline of Washington, D.C.

by Harry S. Jaffe & Tom Sherwood

With a new afterword covering the two decades since its first publication, two of Washington, D.C.’s most respected journalists expose one of America’s most tragic ironies: how the nation’s capital, often...


Love and Death in Kathmandu

by Amy Willesee & Mark Whittaker

On June 1, 2001, the heir to the Nepalese throne, Crown Prince Dipendra, donned military fatigues, armed himself with automatic weapons, walked in on a quiet family gathering, and, without a word, mowed his...


Freedom: Where Did It Go

by W.R. Wilcox

Author W.R. Wilcox, doesn't think we have done a very good job of "keeping the republic." In Freedom: Where Did It Go? he chronicles the long, steady erosion of freedom in the United States. The Founding Fathers,...


Resisting United Nations Security Council Resolutions

by Sufyan Droubi

The United Nations Security Council has primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security. In discharging its powers it must act in accordance with the Purposes and Principles of the UN,...


The Obama Presidency in the Constitutional Order: A First Look

by Carol McNamara

The Obama administration is shaping up to be one of the most consequential in recent American history. In this book, a diverse group of presidential scholars step back from the partisan debate to consider the...


American Panic

by Mark Stein

In American Panic , New York Times bestselling author Mark Stein traces the history and consequences of American political panics through the years. Virtually every American, on one level or another, falls victim...


Ambition in America: Political Power and the Collapse of Citizenship

by Jeffrey A. Becker

Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials. The structure of political representation and the separation...