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US Supreme Court

Paperback, 24/09/2010, £12.99
Provides students of AS/A-Level Government & Politics with detailed, up-to-date reviews of key topics on the exam board specifications in a challenging and stimulating way.

Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

Paperback, 01/01/2001, £13.99
This reference offers a concise A-Z volume based solely on US Supreme Court Decisions. The book includes a new introduction and a new appendix comprised of the US Constitution, and an updated list of the nominations and successions of justices.

Iraq: The Cost of War

Paperback, 29/06/2017, £9.99
First as Ambassador to the UN, and then as Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK's highest authority on the ground, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the tumultuous days leading up to the Iraq war and witnessed first-hand its tremendous impact. This book is a record of what he saw.

Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952

Paperback, 02/05/2017, £20.00
The definitive account of Richard Nixon's congressional career, back in print with a new preface

Line Becomes A River

Hardback, 01/03/2018, £14.99
Beautiful, smart, raw, sad, poetic and humane... It's the best thing I've read for ages', James Rebanks, author of THE SHEPHERD'S LIFE How does a line in the sand become a barrier that people will risk everything to cross?

Alt-Right: From 4chan to the White House

Paperback, 27/03/2018, £12.99
A sharp investigation into the dark path of the Alt-Right.

Trump Revolt

Paperback, 26/07/2017, £9.99
The second entry in the Pocket Politics series provides an accessible account of the ideas and shifts that propelled Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 US presidential election and looks at the likely consequences of the result. -- .

Anglosphere: A Genealogy of a Racialized Identity in International Relations

Paperback, 25/02/2011, £20.99
Anchored in contemporary debates over identity politics in the study of international relations, this book reconsiders the origins of the United State's "special relationships" with Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand.

American Government and Politics: A Concise Introduction

Paperback, 14/11/2002, £27.99
'Rob Singh has written a finely organized and informative textbook that combines to an unusually high degree analytical clarity, accessibility of style and form, and an enlightened scepticism about received wisdom. This is an admirable book' - Nigel Bowles, St Anne's College, Oxford

Contemporary American Politics and Society : Issues and Controversies

7, 14/11/2002, £30.99
'For those who still believe that politics is normally, naturally, about economics, Rob Singh has gathered the evidence and dialed the wake-up call: seven major instances of an ongoing culture war meet a common analytic framework here in a lively and informative fashion' - Byron E Shafer, University of Wisconsin

Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Paperback, 17/01/2017, £9.99
A longtime movement insider's powerful account of the origins of today's protest movements and what they can achieve now

Killing of Osama Bin Laden

Hardback, 29/03/2016, £12.99
Electrifying investigation of White House lies about the assassination of Osama bin Laden

Our Revolution: A Future to Believe in

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99

People's Machine

Hardback, 06/07/2006, £17.99
An account of Governor Schwarzenegger and his tenure in California politics, this work traces the roots of both movie and political populism, how Schwarzenegger used these twin forces to win election and, especially, how he has used them to govern. It reports on whether this system of governing proves blessing, curse or mess.

Issues For Debate In American Public Policy: Selections From Cq Researcher

Paperback, 09/07/2013, £29.99
This collection of non-partisan reports focuses on 16 hot-button policy issues written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists.

Developments in American Politics 7 7ed

Paperback, 27/01/2014, £30.99
Written by a team of leading experts of American politics, this text provides an authoritative and informed analysis of the latest issues, trends and developments. Fully up-to-date, the book takes full account of the political landscape that followed the 2012 elections and the policy dilemmas which face Obama's second administration.

America at War with Itself

Paperback, 13/09/2016, £11.99
A blistering critique of how America's drift toward authoritarian intolerance is dividing the nation and intensifying social and political conflicts.

US Politics Today 3ed (Revised)

Paperback, 30/07/2012, £14.99
Provides a concise, up-to-date and accessible introduction to US government and politics. It offers a survey of core institutions such as the presidency, Congress and the US Supreme Court, assesses the electoral system and considers the part played by organized interests and political parties.

Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the American Circus

Paperback, 19/01/2017, £14.99
Telling the full story of the Trump phenomenon, from its tragi-comic beginnings to the apocalyptic election, the author presents an analysis that goes beyond the bizarre and disturbing election to tell a wider story of the apparent collapse of American democracy.

Ages of American Law

Paperback, 06/02/2015, £14.99
Following its publication in 1974, Grant Gilmore's compact portrait of the development of American law from the eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century became a classic. In this edition, the portrait is brought up to date with a new chapter that surveys the trajectory of American law since the original publication.

Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who are Revolutionizing the American Way of War

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £18.99
A dramatic portrait of the innovative Special Forces commanders and FBI agents who wage war against America's hidden enemies

American Foreign Policy: The Dynamics of Choice in the 21st Century 5ed

Paperback, 18/10/2013, £29.99
A balanced and contemporary introduction to U.S. foreign policy, with a built-in reader.

Anti-intellectualism in American Life

Paperback, 12/02/1966, £17.50

Current Debates in American Government

Paperback, 15/10/2015, £25.99
Designed to draw students in to become critical thinkers about American government, this collections of readings will complement the Morone/Kersh By the People: Debating American Government, 2e text, but it can be used alongside any text, as it connects with the standard topics and concepts taught in the American Government course.

Guns Across America: Reconciling Gun Rules and Rights

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £11.99
A fascinating tour through the history of one of America's most controversial issues: gun control

Official Fahrenheit 9-11 Reader

Paperback, 21/10/2004, £8.99

Long Reach of the Sixties

Hardback, 29/06/2017, £22.99
In The Long Reach of the Sixties, legal historian Laura Kalman explores the Supreme Court nomination and confirmation battles of the late 1960s and early 1970s and shows how they have haunted-indeed, scarred-the Supreme Court appointments process ever since.

Federalist Papers

Paperback, 09/10/2008, £10.99
The Federalist Papers comprise eighty-five essays written to persuade New Yorkers to ratify the Constitution of the United States in 1787-8. Written by key players in the American Revolution, they made a case for a new, united nation. They are the most important work of political thought to have come out of America.

Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist

Paperback, 29/09/2016, £16.99

Plutocracy in America: How Increasing Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor

Hardback, 25/09/2015, £15.00
This data-driven book offers insight into the fallacy of widespread opportunity, the fate of the middle class, and the mechanisms that perpetuate income disparity.

Hidden Hand: A brief history of the CIA

Paperback, 28/03/2014, £23.95
This is an accessible history of the Central Intelligence Agency that takes the reader from its early days of intelligence gathering and analysis to its more recent execution of foreign policy by covert operations.

Principles And Practice Of American Politics: Classic And Contemporary Readings

Paperback, 24/03/2015, £31.99
Combining readings with cutting-edge, current selections, Kernell and Smith bring judicious editing and important context for students of American government or comparative politics

Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy During the Cold War

Paperback, 31/07/2004, £21.99
Carrying the history of containment through the end of the Cold War, this book begins with Franklin D Roosevelt's postwar plans. It provides an analysis of George F Kennan's original strategy of containment, NSC-68, The Eisenhower-Dulles "New Look," and provides an assessment of how Reagan and Gorbechev completed the process of containment.

Central Intelligence Agency: Security Under Scrutiny

Hardback, 30/12/2005, £55.00
Provides an in-depth look into the Central Intelligence Agency, and how its responsibilities affect American life. After a brief history of the agency, chapters describe its organisation, intelligence/counterintelligence, covert operations, controversies, key events, and notable people.

Political Institutions in the United States

Paperback, 23/11/2006, £26.99
This book helps students to understand American politics by guiding them through the different institutions of American government. It covers the electoral and party systems, the separation of powers between the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government, and the division of powers between the federal government and the states.

CIA and American Democracy 3ed

Paperback, 01/04/2003, £27.00
This third edition of Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones's history of the Central Intelligence Agency includes a new prologue that discusses the history of the CIA since the end of the Cold War, focusing in particular on the intelligence dimensions of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.

Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Paperback, 23/02/2017, £12.99
A "high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both NSA and CIA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change"--Dust jacket flap.

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Hardback, 11/08/2001, £10.99
In a groundbreaking book based on vast new data, Robert Putnam shows how we have become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbours and

Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations

Paperback, 07/03/2016, £21.99
This volume presents substantially revised and new essays on methodology and approaches in foreign and international relations history.


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