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Citizenship Between Past and Future

Paperback, 13/03/2009, £46.99
China is poised to gain global importance as a growth engine for the world economy on a par with Europe and the US. This book presents current research and thinking on the significance of corporate Japan's growing engagement with China.

Condition of Citizenship

Paperback, 04/03/1994, £45.99
Explores the ways in which the idea of citizenship can be a unifying concept in understanding contemporary social change. It outlines traditional linkages between citizenship and public participation, national identity and social welfare, and shows its relevance for a range of contemporary issues.

Politics of Belonging: Intersectional Contestations

Paperback, 04/11/2011, £38.99
An agenda setting book from a major academic figure in the social sciences.

Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way

Hardback, 15/06/2017, £18.99
Discover why outsiders from Trump to Corbyn are succeeding like never before - and what this means for you.

Imagined Communities

Paperback, 13/09/2016, £12.99
The defining, best-selling book on the history, origins and development of nationalism

In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £14.99
A rollercoaster new history for the 50th anniversary of the `Summer of Love', from a music business veteran who was actually there.

Racial State

Paperback, 29/11/2001, £40.50
Offers a new conceptual apparatus for thinking about developments and transformations in the 'racial state'. Integrates racial theory with state theory, arguing that race is integral to the formation and management of states.

Mass Media, Mass Propaganda: Understanding the News in the 'War on Terror'

Paperback, 16/02/2009, £40.00
This work examines how the mainstream American media reacts to pro-war and anti-war themes throughout the 'War on Terror' in regards to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Using a political economy approach, the author addresses the ways in which corporations that own media reinforce official doctrines and propaganda by contrasting the content of American media to that of other global media.

Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe

Paperback, 01/03/2009, £27.99
Fekete exposes a new kind of institutionalised racism behind the inhuman migration and security policies of the EU.

Islamic Political Radicalism: A European Perspective

Paperback, 01/01/2007, £26.99
A theological, sociological, anthropological, psychological and political science analysis of the causes and consequences of Islamic Political Radicalism.

Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop it

Paperback, 13/04/2012, £15.00
Offers knowledge about the origins of suicide terrorism and strategies to stop it. This title examines every suicide terrorist attack worldwide from 1980 to 2009. It provides insights that challenge how we understand the root causes of terrorist campaigns - and reveals why the War on Terror has been ultimately counterproductive.

Misunderstanding Terrorism

Hardback, 13/10/2016, £18.99

Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics

Hardback, 23/03/2017, £20.00
A robust and timely investigation into the political and moral fault-lines that divide Brexit Britain - and how a new settlement may be achieved.


Paperback, 03/08/2017, £9.99
A wry and revealing political memoir from the man behind the celebrated diaries: A View from the Foothills, A Walk-On Part and Decline & Fall.

Supreme Democracy

Hardback, 05/07/2017, £21.99
Supreme Court Nominations in an Age of Democracy explores how the rise of mass media, and the democratization of politics more broadly, has affected the Court, the presidency, and the Senate.

Conservatism: Ideas in Profile

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £19.99
The ideas and principles of conservatism explored and explained by the world's leading thinker on the subject.

Ernest Gellner's Nations and Nationalism

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Ernest Gellner - a Jew who escaped from Czechoslovakia in 1939 after Hitler invaded - knew first-hand the catastrophic effects of excessive nationalism, and he was determined to understand the phenomenon that had shaped so much of 20th century history.

Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a radical democratic politics

Paperback, 20/12/2013, £10.99
With the emergence of new social and political identities, and the frequent attacks on Left theory for its essentialist underpinnings, this title remains as relevant as ever, positing a much-needed antidote against 'Third Way' attempts to overcome the antagonism between Left and Right.

Thoreau's Civil Disobedience

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Originally published in 1866, Civil Disobedience asks when - and in what circumstances - an individual should actively oppose government and its justice system. Thoreau's argument is that opposition is legitimate whenever government actions or institutions are unacceptable to an individual's conscience.

Kenneth N. Waltz's Theory of International Politics

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Theory of International Politics created a "scientific revolution" in international relations, starting two major debates. It defined the 1980s controversy between the 'neorealists,' who believed that competition between states was inevitable, and the 'neoliberals,' who believed that states could co-operate.

Hans Morgenthau's Politics Among Nations

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Morgenthau's classic text, published in 1948, not only introduced the concept of political realism, but also established it as the dominant approach in international relations and the guiding philosophy of US foreign policy during the Cold War. Politics Among Nations begins with a discussion of the principles that guide political realism.

Robert O. Keohane's After Hegemony

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
After Hegemony has had a huge impact on policy debates over the last three decades. Hegemony means the social, cultural, ideological, or economic influence of one dominant group, and Keohane asks if international cooperation can survive in the absence of a single superpower.

Antonio Gramsci's The Prison Notebooks

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
An important Marxist work, Prison Notebooks (1948) argues that we must understand societies both in terms of their economic relationships and their cultural beliefs.

Sun Tzu's The Art of War

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
One of the most important strategy manuals ever published, Chinese general Sun Tzu's The Art of War has also been used as a guide to modern business, giving executives an insight into the vital importance of tactics and preparation.

Alexis De Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Democracy in America, published in 1835 and 1840, challenged conventional thinking about democracy when it first appeared and is still cited today for its in-depth analysis of what makes a successful democracy.

John Locke's Two Treatises of Government

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
Published anonymously by Locke in 1689, Two Treatises claims that a monarch's right to rule does not come from God, but from the people he rules. In the mid-seventeenth century, England removed its king and tried different systems of government before opting to restore a monarchy.

Machiavelli's The Prince

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Though written more than 500 years ago, Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince is still both widely read and very influential. Readers turn to it for its direct advice on the question of how to attain - and retain - power. Machiavelli's answer, in brief: use any means necessary to make sure the state survives.

Max Weber's Politics as a Vocation

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
'Politics as a Vocation' examines what makes good political leaders and explores the effects of political action on modern societies. On one level, it summarizes the political scholarship of one of the founding fathers of social science. On another, it reflects practical concerns about the future of Germany after its defeat in World War I.

Robert D. Putnam's Bowling Alone

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
In Bowling Alone, Robert Putnam argues that Americans have become disconnected from one another and from the institutions of their common life, and investigates the consequences of this change.

Karl Marx's Capital

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
Capitalism, thought Karl Marx, works by exploiting the working class. Their wages do not reflect the value of their labor. Marx concluded that capitalism would fail because of this contradiction at the heart of the capitalist system. He wrote Capital to give activists the theories and language they needed to criticise the system.

Mill's Utilitarianism

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Originally published in 1861, Mill's great work systematically details and defends the doctrine of utilitarianism. Arguing first that a "morally good" action is one that increases the general sum of happiness in the world, Mill then says that general principles of justice should be based on this idea.

John Rawls' Theory of Justice

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Rawls' 1971 text links the idea of social justice to a basic sense of fairness that recognizes human rights and freedoms. Controversially, though, it also accepts differences in the distribution of goods and services-as long as they benefit the worst-off in society.

Francis Fukuyama's The End of History and the Last Man

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Published in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man argues that capitalist democracy is the final destination for all societies. Fukuyama believed democracy triumphed during the Cold War because it lacks the "fundamental contradictions" inherent in communism and satisfies our yearning for freedom and equality.

Samuel P. Hungtington's The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
"In his highly influential 1996 book, Huntington offers a vision of a post-Cold War world in which conflict takes place not between competing ideologies but between cultures.

Robert A. Dahl's Who Governs?

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
A game-changer when it was first published in 1961, Who Governs? remains one of the most influential political science books ever written. Dahl argues that American liberal democracy is a pluralist system in which policy is not, as is so often thought, shaped by a small group of powerful individuals.

Aristotle's Politics

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Politics was one of the first books to investigate the concept of political philosophy and the starting point of political science studies as we know them. Written in the fourth century B.C.E., it explores how best to create political communities that support, serve, and improve citizens.

John C. Calhoun's A Disquisition on Government

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Written amid the political fallout and 'war on terror' following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York-Dabashi's adopted city-in 2001, Iran: A People Interrupted offers an insider's insight into the Iranian psyche.

David C. Kang's China Rising: Peace, Power and Order in East Asia

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
The rise of China on the international stage is one of the most significant developments in contemporary geopolitics. Mainstream Western international relations theories argue that the rise of a new global power invariably leads to worrisome instability.

Reform or Revolution

Paperback, 01/07/1973, £9.00

Che Guevara Talks to Young People

Paperback, 01/02/2000, £11.00

Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis

Hardback, 05/09/2017, £14.99
What does the good life-and the good society-look like in the twenty-first century?

Comparative Politics 3ed

Paperback, 19/12/2013, £34.99
Comparative Politics provides an exciting and authoritative introduction to one of the most important fields of political science. International experts explore the methods and theories of comparative politics as well as the structures and institutions, actors, processes, and policies at the heart of political systems around the world.

Lies of the Land: A Brief History of Political Dishonesty

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £14.99
A senior Private Eye journalist charts the last 50 years of political lies -- and gets to the bottom of the "post-truth" era

Enough Said: What's gone wrong with the language of politics?

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £10.99
Political rhetoric has become stale and the mistrust of politicians has made voters flock to populists who promise authenticity, honesty and truth instead of spin, evasiveness and lies.

When Ideas Matter: Speeches for an Ethical Republic

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £9.99
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, sets out his vision of 'an ethical Republic' in a collection of his speeches.

What Is Populism?

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £8.99

How To Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again)

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £8.99
In this indispensable handbook, Nick Clegg categorically debunks the various myths that have been used to force Brexit on Britain, not by `the people' but by a small, extremely rich, self-serving elite, and explains precisely how this historic mistake can be reversed - and what you can do to make sure that it is.

Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2017

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £12.99
Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2017 offers a pictorial whistle-stop tour of a year in which, among many other things, Brexit became a way of life, the general election that wasn't supposed to happen happened and the world became obsessed with 140-character messages from the US president.
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