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The Politics of Crisis Management in China: The Sichuan Earthquake

by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo Lexington Books (November 14, 2014)

This book studies the Chinese government and military’s rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and...


The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories

by Fahed Al-Sumait, Nele Lenze & Michael C. Hudson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

This collection of essays uses the term “Arab Uprisings” as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. The text...


Nations in Transit 2014: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

Since 1995, Freedom House’s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region’s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for...


Iran Divided: The Historical Roots of Iranian Debates on Identity, Culture, and Governance in the Twenty-First Century

by Shireen T. Hunter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

This text discusses the historical roots of Iran’s current divisions and debates. It identifies major conflicts, such as Iran versus Islam, secularism versus religion, and constitutionalism versus Islamic...


Europe Today: A Twenty-first Century Introduction

by Ronald Tiersky & Erik Jones Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 12, 2014)

Now in its fifth edition, Europe Today presents unrivaled coverage of developments in major European countries and across the region. Thoroughly revised and updated—with a new introduction and an added chapter...


Democracy Disrupted: The Politics of Global Protest

by Ivan Krastev University of Pennsylvania Press (May 15, 2014)

In Democracy Disrupted, journalist and political scientist Ivan Krastev proposes a provocative interpretation of the "Occupy" movements that have surfaced in the United States, Great Britain, and Spain, as well...


The New Minorities of Europe: Social Cohesion in the European Union

by Michael Johns Lexington Books (February 21, 2014)

In The New Minorities of Europe: Social Cohesion in the European Union, Michael Johns looks to intra-EU migration as a way to analyze our understanding issues such as minorities, free movement, and rights. Tracing...


The Jonathan Presidency: The First Year

by John A. Ayoade, Adeoye A. Akinsanya & Olatunde J. B. Ojo UPA (December 20, 2013)

The Jonathan Presidency provides a comprehensive and unique analysis of the tenure of Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan. The Jonathan Presidency analyzes the ability of the featured Nigerian politicians to...


Nations in Transit 2013: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2013)

Since 1995, Freedom House’s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region’s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for...


Foreign Policy Analysis: Classic and Contemporary Theory

by Valerie M. Hudson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 05, 2013)

This succinct yet comprehensive introduction is the first text to gear foreign policy analysis (FPA) theory toward advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Cogently written, clearly organized,...


Military Resilience in Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide

by Rachel Suissa Lexington Books (June 14, 2012)

Military Resilience in a Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide, by Rachel Suissa, studies states involved in low-intensity conflicts to offer a corrective to post-modern problems...


European Governance and Democracy: Power and Protest in the EU

by Richard Balme & Didier Chabanet Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 13, 2008)

Considering the future of European integration, this clear and compelling study explores the interplay between collective action and democracy in the European Union. Richard Balme and Didier Chabanet convincingly...


The Uprooted: Improving Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration

by Susan F. Martin, Patricia Weiss Fagen, Kari M. Jorgensen & Andrew Schoenholtz et al. Lexington Books (July 21, 2005)

The Uprooted is the first volume to methodically examine the progress and persistent shortcomings of the current humanitarian regime. The authors, all experts in the field of forced migration, describe the organizational,...


New Directions for International Relations: Confronting the Method-of-Analysis Problem

by Alex Mintz & Bruce Russett Lexington Books (February 11, 2005)

Why does the academic study of international relations have limited impact on the policy community? In New Directions for International Relations, Mintz and Russett identify differences in methods of analysis...


The Political Theory of a Compound Republic: Designing the American Experiment

by Vincent Ostrom & Barbara Allen Lexington Books (November 29, 2007)

The Political Theory of a Compound Republic presents the essential logic of James Madison and Alexander Hamilton's design of limited, distributed, constitutional authority proposed inThe Federalist. Two revised...


Police Mission: Challenges and Responses

by Das & Verma Scarecrow Press (September 08, 2004)

A large number of themes ranging from personnel management, occupational culture, and innovative experiments in US policing techniques are examined. Several organizational theories as well as examples of international...


Engaging Europe: Rethinking a Changing Continent

by Evlyn Gould & George J. Sheridan Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 05, 2005)

What and where and who is Europe? This unique collection contends that Europe cannot be defined as simply a particular geographic location or a group of citizens who inhabit the same place and share a culture....


Europeanization and Multilevel Governance: Cohesion Policy in the European Union and Britain

by Ian Bache Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2007)

This state-of-the-art study traces the relationship between Europeanization and multilevel governance, two key concepts that have become increasingly important in recent years. Through the lens of cohesion policy,...


Capital, Power, and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Richard L. Harris & Jorge Nef Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 28, 2008)

Comprehensive and interdisciplinary, the thoroughly updated and revised second edition of Capital, Power, and Inequality in Latin America is an engaging critical analysis of the major political, economic, social,...


Italy in the European Union: Redefining National Interest in a Compound Polity

by Sergio Fabbrini & Simona Piattoni Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 28, 2007)

Based on an analytical evaluation of both the weaknesses and strengths of the Italian political system, Italy in the European Union is the first book to offer a detailed and comprehensive description of Italy's...


Media Bias?: A Comparative Study of Time, Newsweek, the National Review, and the Progressive, 1975-2000

by Tawnya J. Adkins Covert & Philo C. Wasburn Lexington Books (October 17, 2008)

Media Bias? addresses the question: To what extent can mainstream news media be characterized as 'conservative' or 'liberal'? The study involves a systematic comparative analysis of the coverage given to major...


A Ruined Fortress?: Neoliberal Hegemony and Transformation in Europe

by Alan W. Cafruny & Magnus Ryner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 28, 2003)

Arguing convincingly that mainstream theory lacks the tools to adequately explain European integration, this challenging book draws upon critical political economic theory to develop a more comprehensive and...


Sharia or Shura: Contending Approaches to Muslim Politics in Nigeria and Senegal

by Sakah Saidu Mahmud Lexington Books (July 12, 2013)

Although Muslims in northern Nigeria and Senegal share a common Islamic background in the Sufi tradition, the societies differ in their attitudes and approaches to public affairs. This book provides explanations...


The New Foreign Policy: Complex Interactions, Competing Interests

by Laura Neack Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 28, 2013)

Integrating theory and case studies, this cogent text explores the processes and factors that shape foreign policy. In her thoroughly revised and updated edition, Laura Neack considers both old and new lessons,...


Toward Better Governance in China: An Unconventional Pathway of Political Reform

by Dennis V. Hickey, Baogang Guo, Chunlong Lu & Chia-chen Chou et al. Lexington Books (November 12, 2009)

This book examines contemporary Chinese political reform through an examination of a number of policy initiatives taken in recent years. These include programs designed to improve administrative efficiency,...


Dancing with the Dragon: China's Emergence in the Developing World

by Baogang Guo, Dennis Hickey, Han Lheem & Shiping Hua et al. Lexington Books (April 30, 2010)

This co-edited book focuses on China's increasing engagement with many of the less developed countries-particularly those in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East-and explores...


Multiplicity of Nationalism in Contemporary Europe

by Andrzej Marcin Suszycki, Ireneusz Paweł Karolewski, David Bruce MacDonald & Taras Kuzio et al. Lexington Books (November 05, 2009)

Nationalism remains one of the key political, societal, and socio-psychological phenomena in contemporary Europe. The international scholars assembled in this edited collection suggest that the use of three...


Nations in Transit 2010: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

Covering 29 countries and administrative areas, Nations in Transit 2010 provides comparative ratings and in-depth analysis of electoral processes, civil society, independent media, national democratic governance,...


Cheers, America: How an Englishman Learned to Love America

by Justin Webb Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (March 05, 2013)

An editor at BBC-TV takes a witty and honest look at the “special” relationship between the US and the UK.

IMAGINE INVITING A BRIT TO A BARBECUE - THAT’S THIS BOOK.

Justin Webb was the BBC’s man in America....


Harmonious World and China's New Foreign Policy

by Guo And Blanchard Lexington Books (June 22, 2010)

The concept of 'harmonious world' has become the basis for the new principles and goals of Chinese foreign policy under the fourth generation leadership. The question remains, however, about the exact meanings...


Understanding China  [3rd Edition]

by John Bryan Starr Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 31, 2010)

After ten years, John Bryan Starr has thoroughly revised and updated his classic introduction to the background of, the data about, and the issues at stake in China's present and future. In the new edition,...


Beyond Realism: Human Security in India and Pakistan in the Twenty-First Century

by Rekha Datta & Paul Rich Lexington Books (February 15, 2008)

Focusing on India and Pakistan, this book adopts an innovative combination of realist analysis with a human security approach. It will be a valuable resource for a wide variety of scholars, practitioners, and...


Tangled Titans: The United States and China

by David Shambaugh Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 09, 2012)

Tangled Titans offers the most current and comprehensive assessment available of United States–China relations. In this definitive book, leading experts consider the past, present, and future of this complex...


The Performance of Nations

by Jacek Kugler & Ronald L. Tammen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2012)

Why do some nations fail while others succeed? How can we compare the political capacity of a totalitarian regime to a democracy? Are democracies always more efficient? The Performance of Nations answers these...


Italian Critics of Capitalism

by Lorella Cedroni Lexington Books (March 31, 2010)

The writings collected in this volume present leading statements of theories of democracy and capitalism in twentieth century Italy starting from Vilfredo Pareto. The book is the first (and the unique) collection...


Higher Education and Equality of Opportunity: Cross-National Perspectives

by Matt Evans, N. Jayaram, Fred A. Lazin & , O'Connor, Noga et al. Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

This volume provides a broad overview of recent higher education policy in a variety of countries, both developed and developing, around the world. Using interdisciplinary methods and analysis, it focuses on...


Multidimensional Diplomacy of Contemporary China

by Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Simon Shen, Chien-peng Chung & Ghulam Ali et al. Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Multidimensional Diplomacy of Contemporary China covers the interaction between China's multidimensional dealings with various parts of the world in the 21st century. Covering from the ancient Taoism and a new...


Love and Hate in the Heartland

by Mark Phillips Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

Meet the “deplorables.” Meet the majority that was silent until the election of President Donald Trump. Meet the Middle Americans whom globalism and the modern economy have left behind.

In a collection of...


Putin's Russia

by Stephen K. Wegren Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2018)

Now in a thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition, this classic text provides the most authoritative and current analysis of contemporary Russia. Leading scholars explore the daunting domestic and international...


Emerging Scholarship on the Middle East and Central Asia

by Elisabeth Yarbakhsh, Maria Syed, Katlyn Quenzer & Matthew Gray et al. Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Emerging Scholarship on the Middle East and Central Asia: Moving from the Periphery provides fresh analysis and cutting-edge critique of phenomena and events across the region. Working out of diverse disciplinary...


Dream Hoarders

by Richard V. Reeves Brookings Institution Press (May 08, 2018)

America is becoming a class-based society.

It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent—especially the top 0.01 percent—and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity...


Prison Bureaucracies in the United States, Mexico, India, and Honduras

by Brian Norris Lexington Books (February 15, 2018)

Modern criminal justice institutions globally include police, criminal courts, and prisons. Prisons, unlike courts which developed out of an old aristocratic function and unlike police which developed out of...


The Political Economy of Russia

by Neil Robinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 13, 2012)

This timely book explores Russia’s political development since the collapse of the USSR and how inextricably it has been bound up with economic change. Assessing the legacies of the Soviet period, leading...


China's Asia

by Lowell Dittmer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 23, 2018)

This balanced and deeply informed book provides a comprehensive account of China’s Asia policy since the Cold War. Lowell Dittmer traces the PRC’s policy toward its Asian neighbors in the context of the...


Far Right Parties and Euroscepticism

by Sofia Vasilopoulou ECPR Press (December 28, 2017)

Why do parties that belong to the same party family address the EU question differently? This book addresses this question through a systematic analysis of the EU positions of far right parties in Europe.

Starting...


Ayn Rand's 5 Surprisingly Simple Rules for Judging Political Candidates

by Mark Tier Inverse Books (May 28, 2016)

Ayn Rand on . . . 

Ronald Reagan—

“That so-and-so, claiming to be a defender of capitalism and Americanism, has come out against abortion. If he doesn’t respect so fundamental a right, he cannot be a defender...


How Democracy Ends

by David Runciman Basic Books (July 03, 2018)

A preeminent political scientist's account of the demise of Western democracy and exploration of what lies ahead

Since the end of World War II, democracy's sweep across the globe seemed inexorable. Yet today,...


Russian Foreign Policy in the Twenty-first Century and the Shadow of the Past

by Robert Legvold Columbia University Press (March 27, 2007)

Because the turbulent trajectory of Russia's foreign policy since the collapse of the Soviet Union echoes previous moments of social and political transformation, history offers a special vantage point from...


Securitizing Balance of Power Theory: A Polymorphic Reconceptualization

by Ilai Z. Saltzman Lexington Books (December 22, 2011)

Securitizing Balance of Power Theory: A Polymorphic Reconceptualization by Ilai Z. Saltzman presents a cutting-edge attempt to re-conceptualize one of the fundamental concepts of International Relations theory—balance...


Aftershock

by John Feffer Zed Books (November 15, 2017)

  • Draws on unique, in-depth interview material - author tracked down many of those he originally interviewed over 20 years ago

  • Highly topical given the rise of the far-right in many Eastern European countries and...