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This ground-breaking book offers a deep and original analysis of the Mafia – in particular Cosa Nostra – as a distinct form of politics. Marco Santoro breaks with criminal and economic approaches which see the Mafia as an industry of private protection and...
The Politics of the Presidency
Revised 10th Edition
Joseph A. Pika , John Anthony Maltese , Andrew Rudalevige
Get the most up-to-date coverage and analysis of the presidency. Never losing sight of the foundations of the office, The Politics of the Presidency maintains a balance between historical context and contemporary scholarship on the executive branch, providing ...
Texas Politics Today
Mark Jones , Ernest Crain , Morhea Lynn Davis , Christopher Wlezein
Delivering unparalleled coverage of Texas institutions, policies and politics, Jones/Maxwell/Crain/Davis/Wlezien/Flores' TEXAS POLITICS TODAY, 19th edition, combines a comparative approach with tightly integrated learning objectives and questions addressing th...
AQA A-level Politics: Government and Politics of the UK, Government and Politics of the USA and Comparative Politics
Simon Lemieux , Rowena Hammal , Paul Fairclough , Anthony J Bennett
Packed with insight into contemporary issues and analysis of the latest developments in UK and US Politics, including the 2019 UK General Election and 2020 US election, this textbook is specially designed to help your students perform to the best of their abil...
The Politics of Fear
The Shameless Normalization of Far-Right Discourse
Far-right populist politics have arrived in the mainstream. We are now witnessing the shameless normalization of a political discourse built around nationalism, xenophobia, racism, sexism, antisemitism and Islamophobia. But what does this change mean? What cau...
Politics as a Science
Philippe C. Schmitter , Marc Blecher
In Politics as a Science, two of the world's leading authorities on Comparative Politics, Philippe C. Schmitter and Marc Blecher, provide a lively introduction to the concepts and framework to study and analyze politics. Written with dexterity, concision and c...
The Politics Industry
How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy
Katherine M. Gehl , Michael E. Porter
Our political system in America is broken, right? Wrong. The truth is, the American political system is working exactly how it is designed to work, and it isn't designed or optimized today to work for us—for ordinary citizens. Most people believe that our po...
Women, Politics, and Power
A Global Perspective
Pamela Paxton , Melanie M. Hughes , Tiffany D. Barnes
Women, Politics, and Power: A Global Perspective provides a clear, detailed introduction to women’s political participation and representation across a wide range of countries and regions. Through broad statistical overviews and detailed case-study accounts,...
Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care - E-Book
Diana J. Mason , Adrianna Perez , Monica R. McLemore , Elizabeth Dickson
Learn how to influence policy and become a leader in today's changing health care environment. Featuring analysis of cutting-edge healthcare issues and first-person insights, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 8th Edition continues to be the leading...
World Politics: Trend and Transformation
Shannon L. Blanton , Charles W. Kegley
Drawing from the latest research and real-world events, Blanton/Kegley's WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION, 17th Edition, helps you understand what is happening on the international political stage -- and why. Thought-provoking discussions encourage you...
Politics Is for Power
How to Move Beyond Political Hobbyism, Take Action, and Make Real Change
A groundbreaking analysis of political hobbyism—treating politics like a spectator sport—and an urgent and timely call to arms for the many well-meaning, well-informed citizens who follow political news, but do not take political action. Do you consider yo...
Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives
Michael E. Kraft , Scott R. Furlong
With the right information, we can develop public policies that work better. All too often, public policy textbooks offer a basic grounding in the policy process without the benefit of integrating the use of policy analysis. Michael E. Kraft and Scott R. Furlo...
With unparalleled empirical material, this is the most comprehensive introduction to comparative politics written by the leading experts in the field who bring together a diverse and informed international perspective on comparative politics. Five new authors ...
Introduction to Politics
Robert Garner , Peter Ferdinand , Stephanie Lawson
Combining theory, comparative politics and international relations, Introduction to Politics, Fourth Edition, provides the most comprehensive introduction to the subject for first year undergraduate students, with the most global perspective. Written by three ...
Understanding Urban Politics
Institutions, Representation, and Policies
Timothy B. Krebs , Arnold Fleischmann
In Understanding Urban Politics: Institutions, Representation, and Policies, Timothy B. Krebs and Arnold Fleischmann introduce a framework that focuses on the role of institutions in establishing the political "rules of the game," the representativeness of cit...
Worlds, Subjects, Rights
Didier Bigo , Engin Isin , Evelyn Ruppert
Data has become a social and political issue because of its capacity to reconfigure relationships between states, subjects, and citizens. This book explores how data has acquired such an important capacity and examines how critical interventions in its uses in...
The fifth edition of this seminal textbook by best-selling author Andrew Heywood continues to lead the way in providing a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to politics. Renowned for its engaging and accessible style, this book helps students to unde...
The Essence of Politics
Cees van der Eijk
What is politics about? At its core, politics is about resolving matters that are contested in a society or group. It exists not only within and between states, but also within religious institutions, sports organisations, commercial enterprises, schools and s...
Similar to Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle explores another facet of good living by outlining the best governing practices that benefit the majority, and not the minority. In The Politics, he defines various institutions and how they should operate within an est...
Interpretations in Political Science and Political Television
Stephen Benedict Dyson
Narrative on television and scholarly narrative reveal the secret underbelly of politics and political science...
Billionaires and Stealth Politics
Benjamin I. Page , Jason Seawright , Matthew J. Lacombe
In 2016, when millions of Americans voted for Donald Trump, many believed his claims that personal wealth would free him from wealthy donors and allow him to “drain the swamp.” But then Trump appointed several billionaires and multimillionaires to high-lev...
Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies
Russell J. Dalton
Now, more than ever, people drive the democratic process. What people think of their government and its leaders, how (or whether) they vote, and what they do or say about a host of political issues greatly affect the further strengthening or erosion of democra...
Health as International Politics
Combating Communicable Diseases in the Baltic Sea Region
Geir Hønneland , Taylor & Francis Group
In recent years, health has become a pressing issue in international politics - a development which has been reflected in the growth of academic literature on the subject. The emergence of new (and re-emergence of old) infectious diseases since the early 1990s...
A Study of Policy, Power, Politics and Obama's Historic Legislative Agenda on Capitol Hill
Bryan William Marshall , Bruce C. Wolpe
A deftly crafted insider account of how congressional committees really work...
How Politics Became Our Identity
Political polarization in America is at an all-time high, and the conflict has moved beyond disagreements about matters of policy. For the first time in more than twenty years, research has shown that members of both parties hold strongly unfavorable views of ...
Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care - Binder Ready
Diana J. Mason , Diana J. Mason, RN, PhD, FAAN
Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, students can personalize the text to match their unique needs! Learn how to influence polic...
Visual Global Politics
We live in a visual age. Images and visual artefacts shape international events and our understanding of them. Photographs, film and television influence how we view and approach phenomena as diverse as war, diplomacy, financial crises and election campaigns. ...
Buddhism, Education and Politics in Burma and Thailand
From the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Drawing on primary sources in Pali, Burmese and Thai, practising monk Venerable Khammai Dhammasami guides the reader through the complex history of monastic education in two neighbouring countries with very different Buddhist societies: Burma and Thailand. Thi...