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Imagination in Politics

by Mihaela Czobor-Lupp

Imagination is a complex and ambiguous culture-making power, which, while central to politics, is a rather marginal concept in contemporary political theory. By drawing on works of modern and contemporary Continental...


Engaging Enemies

by Simon Griffiths

Friedrich Hayek was a founding figure of the neo-liberalism that flourished in the 1980s. Yet, despite his antagonistic relationship with socialism, his work became a surprising source of inspiration for several...


Duffy

by Dan Leger

He cast himself as the ultimate insider, Parliament Hill’s man in the know. It made him a household name and one of the Canada’s best­paid journalists. But Duffy wanted to get even closer and lobbied his...


America's Failing Experiment

by Kirby Goidel

Written in a provocative, jargon-free style ideal for stimulating classroom discussion, America’s Failing Experiment directly challenges would-be reformers who believe the solution to our current political...


Slow Democracy

by Susan Clark & Woden Teachout

Reconnecting with the sources of decisions that affect us, and with the processes of democracy itself, is at the heart of 21st-century sustainable communities.

Slow Democracy chronicles the ways in which ordinary...


The Social Basis of the Rational Citizen

by Sean Richey, Ikeda Ken'ichi, Sarah Brosnan & J. Benjamin Taylor

Social networking fascinates scholars, pundits, and a billion Facebook users; this book shows that whom we know has a vast impact on our political beliefs, actions, and abilities. Prior scholarship has shown...


Political Polling

by Jeffrey M. Stonecash

Information is crucial for candidates in political campaigns. This book, written by someone who has polled for 23 years, first focuses on the process of acquiring information during a campaign through polling....


The Soul of Civil Society

by Don Eberly & Ryan Streeter

Americans care about the public value of moral habits. They like to see virtue rewarded and vice censured, appealing as this does to the nation's deep sense that one's success rests neither in money nor in power...


The Politics of Historic Districts: A Primer for Grassroots Preservation

by William E. Schmickle

The worst thing in politics is to be right and to lose. This how-to guide will give citizens who are fighting to designate a local historic district the political know-how to win the support of fellow residents...


The New Apartheid

by Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh

South Africa’s story is often presented as a triumph of new over old, but while formal apartheid was abolished decades ago, stark and distressing similarities persist. Dr Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh explores the edifice...


Hijackers on Board

by Cynthia Stimpel

She knew she might lose her job as group treasurer, yet Cynthia Stimpel decided to blow the whistle anyway. She simply could not keep quiet about an irregular deal of R256 million at South African Airways on...


The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson

by Jonathan Maitland

It was the dinner that changed history: the night in February 2016 when Boris Johnson decided to vote ‘leave’ and a nation’s future was sealed. Guests included the spirits of Prime Ministers past, including...


Modern Political Campaigns

by Michael D. Cohen

Modern Political Campaigns brings together academic, practical, and interviews to help understand how professionalism, technology, and speed have revolutionized elections, creating more voter-centric races for...


Revolution Today

by Susan Buck-Morss

Susan Buck-Morss asks: What does revolution look like today? How will the idea of revolution survive the inadequacy of the formula, ?progress = modernization through industrialization,? to which it has owed...


Different Essays

by Charles Pinwill

These are easily the most challenging essays on the planet. Pinwill is an original conceptual thinker with a dry sense of humor and turn of phrase. Whether its politics, national economics, history, theology...


Popular Mobilization and Empowerment in Georgia's Rose Revolution

by Kelli Hash-Gonzalez

While other studies explain the Rose Revolution in terms of the contribution of the “power players,” Popular Mobilization and Empowerment in Georgia’s Rose Revolution, by Kelli Hash-Gonzalez, adds to our...


First and Foremost

by Richard D. Cheshire Ph.D.

America is under attack. Foreign adversaries are working to undermine our way of life. Domestic polarization is straining our community as a nation. American unity is at a premium. Americans urgently need to...


Lobbying

by Lionel Zetter

Fully revised, updated and expanded third edition Lobbying is a global industry which thrives wherever democracy is established. This third edition of Lobbying by Lionel Zetter straddles the globe, from the...


War Party

by Greg Ardé

Cadre deployment means that the ANC and the state are inextricably intertwined. In KwaZulu-Natal, which has long been the powder keg of South Africa, it?s a monster that means people of competing patronage networks...


Robert Mugabe, Kcb

by Esau Ncube

Robert Mugabe KCB is about two countries forced into one by British imperialistic interests, cemented by the optimism of African nationalism and plundered by the wrath of Africa?s longest serving tyrant. It...