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Political Conventions

by Allan Bonner Sextant Publishing (October 17, 2014)

Launched in honour of President Obama's inaugural, this book was written during the most remarkable political season in American history. The author visited all major presidential campaign offices in New York...


Dreamers and Deceivers

by Glenn Beck Threshold Editions (October 28, 2014)

From #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck, the powerful follow-up to his national bestseller Miracles and Massacres, which was praised as “moving, provocative, and masterful”...


No Holding Back: The 1980 John B. Anderson Presidential Campaign

by Jim Mason UPA (January 16, 2011)

In 1980, John Anderson ran what experts initially considered a quixotic race for the Republican presidential nomination before switching to run as an independent. He ran a unique campaign and won unprecedented...


The Battle for Virginia's 5th District: How the Ancestral Spirit of Patrick Henry Inspired Me to Join the Tea Party

by Mark Kevin Lloyd Broadside e-books (April 19, 2011)

New from Broadside Books' Voices of the Tea Party. As a child, Mark Lloyd's grandmother always told him that he was a descendant of Patrick Henry. Though he's still trying to document the connection, he likes...


One Party Country: The Republican Plan for Dominance in the 21st Century

by Tom Hamburger & Peter Wallsten Wiley (April 21, 2008)

The Los Angeles Times bestseller

"Intelligent....Their book represents a burgeoning literary genre--studies of Roveology, which is the art of using what Republicans embrace, marketing information and what they...


The Parties in Court: American Political Parties under the Constitution

by Robert C. Wigton Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

Robert C. Wigton’s The Parties in Court: American Political Parties under the Constitution provides a comprehensive overview of the legal status of American political parties through an analysis of the many...


The Making of a Radical: A Political Autobiography

by Scott Nearing & Staughton Lynd Chelsea Green Publishing (September 01, 2000)

Scott Nearing lived one hundred years, from 1883 to 1983--a life spanning most of the twentieth century. In his early years, Nearing made his name as a formidable opponent of child labor and military imperialism....


The New Politics of the Old South: An Introduction to Southern Politics

by Mark J. Rozell, Charles S. Bullock III, Ronald Keith Gaddie & David A. Breaux et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 27, 2013)

Now in its fifth edition, The New Politics of the Old South is the best and most comprehensive analysis and history of political behaviors and shifting demographics in America’s southern states.


The Social Movement Society: Contentious Politics for a New Century

by Sidney Tarrow, David S. Meyer, Margaret E. Keck & Bert Klandermans et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 29, 1997)

Is there more social protest now than there was prior to the movement politics of the 1960s, and if so, does it result in a distinctly less civil society throughout the world? If everybody protests, what does...


Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto

by Mark R. Levin Pocket Books (March 24, 2009)

Don’t miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement.

When nationally syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin’s...


The Death of Deliberation: Partisanship and Polarization in the United States Senate

by James I. Wallner Lexington Books (September 25, 2013)

This book provides a counter-view on the conventional wisdom regarding the United States Senate. Specifically, it presents an alternative approach to the broken Congress genre with the argument that the Senate...


Politics on a Human Scale: The American Tradition of Decentralism

by Jeff Taylor Lexington Books (September 27, 2013)

In Politics on a Human Scale, Jeff Taylor examines political decentralization in the United States, including agrarianism, states’ rights, the abandonment of the decentralist impulse by the national leadership...


The 2012 Nomination and the Future of the Republican Party: The Internal Battle

by William J. Miller, Brian Arbour, David F. Damore & Kenneth J. Retzl et al. Lexington Books (August 28, 2013)

In this volume, we assess how the 2012 GOP nomination cycle is indicative of just how the Republican Party has become, in the words of pundit Cuck Warren, a “Mad Men Party in a Modern Family World.”


Libertarianism: For and Against

by Craig Duncan, Tibor R. Machan & Martha Nussbaum Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2005)

Libertarianism: For and Against offers dueling perspectives on the scope of legitimate government. Tibor R. Machan, a well-known libertarian philosopher, argues for a minimal government devoted solely to protecting...


Party Movements in the United States and Canada: Strategies of Persistence

by Mildred A. Schwartz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2005)

Party movements can be described as political organizations that both participate in the electoral process and have social movement qualities. They appear frequently in both Canada and the United States. Many...


The Liberty Amendments

by Mark R. Levin Threshold Editions (August 13, 2013)

Mark R. Levin has made the case, in numerous bestselling books that the principles undergirding our society and governmental system are unraveling. In The Liberty Amendments, he turns to the founding fathers...


Campaign for President: The Managers Look at 2008

by , The Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government & Harvard University Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 16, 2009)

Every four years following the presidential election, the Institute of Politics at Harvard University convenes a distinguished gathering of campaign managers, media commentators, and interested political observers...


Obama's Political Saga: From Battling History, Racialized Rhetoric, and GOP Obstructionism to Re-Election

by Mary L. Rucker Lexington Books (June 21, 2013)

The scope and theme of this book are political, polemical, sociological, and ideological. The book lays a historical foundation to explain the reason Obama has not had a successful political relationship with...


Happy Days Are Here Again: The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever

by Steven Neal HarperCollins e-books (June 01, 2010)

Political conventions in years past were more than pep rallies for preselected candidates -- they were suspenseful, no-holds-barred battles for the nomination. In 1932, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the man who...


Heroic Conservatism

by Michael J. Gerson HarperOne (March 17, 2009)

Michael Gerson, who worked with George W. Bush on his most inspiring speeches, is considered by many Democrats and Republicans to be the most influential White House speechwriter since the Kennedy administration....


Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right

by Bernard Goldberg HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Enough of the leftist lunatics like Rosie O'Donnell who think "Radical Christians" are "as big a threat to America as Radical Muslims." Enough of the hyperbolic liberal rhetoric comparing Bush to Saddam and...


The Political Battle over Congressional Redistricting

by Jeremy D. Walling, William J. Miller, Pearson Cross & Mark Salling et al. Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

In this volume, scholars discuss the most recent wave of redistricting Congress. Emphasizing the state-level factors and processes, the volume ultimately shows how national requirements and state requirements...


Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties

by Harold F. Bass Jr. Scarecrow Press (September 01, 2009)

The second edition of Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties addresses the historical development, organization, operation, and leadership of the parties, as well as their broader environment....


Direct Democratic Choice: The Swiss Experience

by Hanspeter Kriesi Lexington Books (October 17, 2005)

Direct Democratic Choice sets out to understand how the citizens actually decide in direct-democratic votes. Author Hanspeter Kriesi has analyzed nearly twenty years of post-election surveys in Switzerland (1981-1999),...


Managing Conflicts in Africa's Democratic Transitions

by Akanmu G. Adebayo, Andrew I. E. Ewoh, Mike Adeyeye & Joseph Kingsley Adjei et al. Lexington Books (August 31, 2012)

This book explores the nascent and complex terrain of democratization and peaceful political transitions in Africa. It analyzes major election-related conflicts across the continent, explains their root causes...


Pity the Billionaire

by Thomas Frank Henry Holt and Co. (January 03, 2012)

From the bestselling author of What's the Matter with Kansas?, a wonderfully insightful and sardonic look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism

Economic catastrophe...


Why We Whisper: Restoring Our Right to Say It's Wrong

by David J. Woodard & Jim DeMint Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2007)

Why Whisper? calls on Americans who believe in traditional values to resist the urge to stay silent and thus safe under the shameless onslaught of pressure, intimidation, and ridicule from the San Francisco-loving,...


Transitions to Democracy

by Lisa Anderson Columbia University Press (September 22, 1999)

Are the factors that initiate democratization the same as those that maintain a democracy already established?


What Happened to Bernie Sanders

by Jared H. Beck Hot Books (March 06, 2018)

For the first time, the definitive answer to the relative disappearance of Bernie Sanders and his political revolution in our new Trumpocracy.

One year into Donald Trump’s presidency, the US 2016 presidential...


Democracy Betrayed

by Steven Rosenfeld & David Talbot Hot Books (March 06, 2018)

An impassioned takedown of the undemocratic features of American electoral politics and their role in the 2016 election. Americans are taught to cherish our democracy, especially our right to vote. But after...


The Bush Crime Family

by Roger Stone & Saint John Hunt Skyhorse (April 11, 2017)

"This book is very tough." - President Donald Trump

The Bush Crime Family smashes through the layers of lies and secrecy that have surrounded and protected our country’s most successful political dynasty for...


The JFK Assassination

by James DiEugenio & Oliver Stone Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

In this updated and revised edition, James DiEugenio dissects the new Oscar-nominated film, The Post, and how it disingenuously represents the Pentagon Papers saga, to the detriment of the true heroes of the...


The World According to Gore

by Bill Katovsky Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

From election "loser," to bearded recluse, to dynamic Oscar, Emmy, and Nobel Prize winner: Al Gore has come a long way since 2000, and he has chronicled his up-and-down post-Washington journey in books, editorials,...


The Capitol Hill Playbook

by Nicholas Balthazar Skyhorse (April 20, 2013)

In presenting the ideal skills, abilities, and qualities of a successful politico, The Capitol Hill Playbook speaks to today’s generation of staffers like no other book before it. Weaving together Renaissance-era...


101 Reasons to Vote against Hillary

by Wilson Casey Skyhorse (July 12, 2016)

101 REASONS TO VOTE AGAINST HILLARY CLINTON

Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy is one of the most talked about issues of the 2016 elections. As a former Senator, First Lady, and Secretary of State, she...


The Kennedy Brothers

by Richard D. Mahoney & David Talbot Arcade (May 01, 2011)

Eight years apart in age, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the leader—charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also reckless....


Angry White Male

by Wayne Allyn Root & Roger Stone Skyhorse (August 23, 2016)

The mainstream media and ultra-liberal Democrats can’t understand why white voters, especially white men, are so angry. Wayne Allyn Root is an angry white male, and he knows why. This is his story, his testimony,...


Divided Politics, Divided Nation

by Darrell M. West Brookings Institution Press (March 26, 2019)

Why are Americans so angry with each other?

The United States is caught in a partisan hyper-conflict that divides politicians, communities—and even families. Politicians from the president to state and local...


The State of the Parties: The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties

by John C. Green & Daniel J. Coffey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2010)

Every four years, The State of the Parties brings readers up to date on party action in election years and in between. With the dual themes of continuity and change characterizing the new edition, this essential...


The Irish Labour Party 1912-2012: Making the Difference?

by Paul Rouse, Paul Daly & Ronan O'Brien The Collins Press (April 30, 2012)

In 2011, on the cusp of its centenary year, the Labour Party recorded its greatest ever electoral success, with 37 TDs elected and a President. In doing so the party has succeeded, temporarily at least, in breaking...


Party Responses to Social Movements

by Daniela R. Piccio Berghahn Books (February 01, 2019)

Across the West, the explosion of social movement activity since the late 1960s has constituted a “participatory revolution” that has posed profound challenges for formal political parties. Through an analysis...


De Valera: Rule

by David McCullagh Gill Books (October 26, 2018)

In this, the concluding volume of David McCullagh’s monumental new life of the revolutionary and statesman, we join De Valera in 1932 as he takes the reins of power in the first Fianna Fáil government, and...


The State of the Parties 2018

by John C. Green, Daniel J. Coffey & David B. Cohen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2018)

The State of the Parties 2018 brings together leading scholars of parties, elections, and interest groups to provide an indispensable overview of American political parties today. The 2016 presidential election...


Township Violence and the End of Apartheid

by Gary Kynoch James Currey (October 18, 2018)

In 1993 South Africa state president F.W. de Klerk and African National Congress (ANC) leader Nelson Mandela were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime"....


Parties and Elections in America

by Mark D. Brewer & L. Sandy Maisel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

Written in a sharp and lively manner that will interest and engage students, this classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all elements of parties and elections in the United States, including local,...


Open Left

by Andrew Gamble Policy Network (June 05, 2018)

The ten years since the financial crash have been lean years for progressive politics of all kinds. Now Brexit in the UK, Trump in the US, and the rising tide of national populism in Europe pose new dangers....


Absorbing the Blow

by Steven Wolinetz & Andrej Zaslove ECPR Press (May 31, 2018)

The significance of populist parties and their presence in party systems is undeniable. Parties like the Dutch Freedom Party, the French National Front, and the Five Star Movement in Italy rank among the largest...


Regional Satraps and the Battle for India Foreign Policy

by Kalyani Shankar VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (December 01, 2017)

This book is a pioneering work about the growing domestic influences on India’s foreign policy with the increasing number of powerful chief ministers asserting at the state level. It investigates how and why...


Donald Trump and the Prospect for American Democracy

by Arthur Paulson Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This book goes beyond examining Donald Trump as a unique and controversial President to place his election in a historical and systematic perspective. It offers an analysis of the 2016 presidential nominations...


Who Will Rule in 2019?

by Jan-Jan Joubert Jonathan Ball (May 09, 2018)

THE ANC RECEIVED a bloody nose in the 2016 local elections, when it lost three major metros to the opposition. Will the fractured ruling party be able to reunite under Cyril Ramaphosa and gain a majority at...