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Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell

Paperback, 28/10/2021, £9.99
£8.99

Stonehouse: Cabinet Minister, Fraudster, Spy

Hardback, 22/07/2021, £25.00
£22.50
In November 1974, British MP and former cabinet minister John Stonehouse walked into the sea off a beach in Miami and disappeared, seemingly drowned. This is his extraordinary story.

Putin's People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Took on the West

Paperback, 15/04/2021, £9.99
£8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'An outstanding expose of Putin and his criminal pals ... [A] long-awaited, must read book' SUNDAY TIMES 'Books about modern Russia abound ... Belton has surpassed them all. Her much-awaited book is the best and most important on modern Russia' THE TIMES

The Long Walk with Little Amal: The Official Companion book to 'The Walk', 8000 kms along the southern refugee route from Turkey to the U.K.

Paperback, 09/12/2021, £20.00
£18.00
The official companion title for 'The Walk', where a 3.5m-high puppet will walk 8,000 km along the refugee route though Europe to the UK, in celebration of the contribution that migrants and refugees make to the cultures and communities through which they pass and to the countries in which they find a new home.

Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain

Paperback, 05/09/2019, £9.99
£8.99
A mordantly funny and perceptive book about the act of national self-harm known as Brexit. A great democratic country tears itself apart, and engages in the dangerous pleasures of national masochism.

Three Years In Hell: The Brexit Chronicles

Paperback, 07/01/2021, £9.99
£8.99
Three years in the troubled British Isles, leading up to the election of Boris Johnson.

We Need Snowflakes: In defence of the sensitive, the angry and the offended

Hardback, 27/01/2022, £16.99
£15.29
Don't believe what you've heard from the columnists and the critics: snowflakes won't end the world, they'll save it.

Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st Century

Hardback, 00/02/2022, £20.00
£18.00
Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st Century explains the historical origins of the political shocks of the past decade: why politics has been so difficult, why energy and debt are such a large part of these difficulties, and how two rather different kinds of democratic crises exist in Europe and the United States.

The Shortest History of Democracy

Hardback, 03/05/2022, £12.99
£11.69

Chronicles of Dissent

Paperback, 10/03/2022, £16.99
£15.29

Strategy in the Contemporary World 7ed

Paperback, 02/03/2022, £32.99
£29.69
This authoritative survey of strategic studies gives students a complete introduction to strategic thinking, from historical and theoretical approaches to the contemporary issues and challenges facing the world today. A team of expert authors present readers with key debates and a range of perspectives, encouraging critical thinking.

We, the Oppressors

Hardback, 21/07/2022, £20.00
£18.00
A prescient book that looks at how we have, over the centuries, inflicted oppression on others for our own advantage over history, right up to the present day.

This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality

Paperback, 01/10/2020, £9.99
£8.99
Stunning and much anticipated follow up to the acclaimed, prize-winning, Nothing is True and Everything is Possible.

Charged: How the Police Try to Suppress Protest

Hardback, 24/05/2022, £18.99
£17.09
Who do the police protect? An investigation into 40 years of battling protest that reveals a hidden police agenda against dissent.

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Paperback, 03/03/2022, £9.99
£8.99
The story of the Sackler dynasty, their company Purdue Pharma, its bestselling drug OxyContin, their immensely generous philanthropy and their involvement in the opioid crisis that has created millions of addicts, even as it generated billions of dollars in profit.

First-Class Passengers on a Sinking Ship: Elite Politics and the Decline of Great Powers

Hardback, 14/01/2020, £25.00
£22.50
How all great powers decline-including the US

Free Speech: A Global History from Socrates to Social Media

Hardback, 17/03/2022, £25.00
£22.50
The first global history of free speech shows we need to understand the past to address the challenges of the future.

Freezing Order: A True Story of Russian Money Laundering, State-Sponsored Murder,and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath

Hardback, 12/04/2022, £20.00
£18.00
A true-life thriller, as Putin's most-feared adversary risks it all to hunt down the source of the Russian president's vast wealth

Why Governments Get It Wrong: and how they can get it right

Hardback, 15/09/2022, £20.00
£18.00
Governments have a massive influence over our lives and so often they make the wrong decisions. Why Governments Get it Wrong looks at why - and, crucially, what they can do to get it right.

Citizenship Between Past and Future

Paperback, 13/03/2009, £46.99
£42.29
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
£41.39
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
£35.09
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
£9.50
Discover why outsiders from Trump to Corbyn are succeeding like never before - and what this means for you.

Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £20.00
£18.00
Future Politics confronts the most important question of our time: how will digital technology change society?

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Globalization

Paperback, 13/02/2018, £15.99
£14.39
Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way.

Development and the State in the 21st Century: Tackling the Challenges facing the Developing World

Paperback, 27/10/2015, £37.99
£34.19
Development and the State in the 21st Century provides a comprehensive analysis of the state's role in contemporary development.

Applying Political Theory: Issues and Debates

Paperback, 20/05/2016, £36.99
£33.29
How can political theory help us understand and solve the political questions of our time? This introduction to political theory illuminates its relevance and applicability and clarifies what is at stake in a range of contemporary debates. The new edition has been revised throughout and has a new chapter on civil disobedience and whistle-blowing.

Rational Choice

Paperback, 31/07/2015, £38.99
£35.09
Assuming no prior knowledge, this widely-used and critically-acclaimed text provides a clear introduction to, and uniquely fair-minded assessment of, Rational Choice approaches.

Urban Planning: An Introduction

Paperback, 08/01/2016, £33.99
£30.59
A comprehensive introduction to planning that covers history, theory and practice and shows how planning contributes to more sustainable, efficient and equitable urban areas. Suitable for planning courses around the world, it reflects the increasingly cosmopolitan nature of planning practice and the similarity of issues faced by planners globally.

Comparative Health Policy 5ed

Paperback, 17/10/2017, £36.99
£33.29
A broad-ranging introduction to the provision, funding and governance of health care across a variety of systems. This revised fifth edition incorporates additional material on low/middle income countries, as well as broadened coverage relating to healthcare outside of hospitals and the ever-increasing diversity of the healthcare workforce today.

Public Management and Administration

Paperback, 11/12/2017, £37.99
£34.19

Politics and IR Companion 2ed

Paperback, 28/02/2018, £25.99
£23.39
Furthermore, it helps students to prepare for a career and a lifetime's interest and involvement in politics. From pre-course reading, to core text on introductory Politics and IR modules, to handy reference guide across a degree program, this Companion provides a one-stop resource, packed with tips for succeeding at university and beyond.

Understanding Public Administration

Paperback, 06/04/2016, £37.99
£34.19
Public administration - the practice of producing and executing government policy by bureaucrats, politicians, managers and other officials - affects almost everything we encounter in our day-to-day lives.

Theory and Methods in Political Science 4ed

Paperback, 13/10/2017, £35.99
£32.39
Integrating guides to further reading and clear examples of how research methods can be applied, it enables readers to feel confident about taking their study of politics forward. An ideal foundation for study and research in political science, this textbook will be essential to students at any stage of their degree.

Philosophy and Methods of Political Science

Paperback, 24/11/2015, £38.99
£35.09
This original account of the role of philosophy and methodology in political science gets back to the basics of studying politics. It enables students of political science methodologies and related disciplines to apply sharp analysis and in-depth philosophical understanding to their study of political events and structures.

Why Politics Matters: Making Democracy Work 2ed

Paperback, 23/11/2016, £25.99
£23.39
Profound social changes have made governance and political leadership more challenging than ever. The result is that politics in the democratic world faces a crisis in the 21st century. The revised edition of this highly successful text reassesses the gap between citizen expectation and the realities of government in light of new developments.

Rethinking Terrorism: Terrorism, Violence and the State

Paperback, 28/08/2015, £36.99
£33.29
A major new text on terrorism in the contemporary world. Terrorism, Colin Wight argues, is not only a form of political violence but also a form of political communication and can only be understood - and countered effectively - in the context of its relationship to the state.

Environmental Politics and Policy

Paperback, 08/11/2017, £34.99
£31.49
This book provides systematic coverage of the key concepts in the study of environmental politics; the evolution of environmental thinking; the national and international actors involved in environmental policy; and a selection of specific environmental problems including their causes, the challenges and results of addressing them to date.

Political Ideologies: An Introduction 6ed

Paperback, 13/02/2017, £34.99
£31.49
A clear and accessible introduction to the political creeds and doctrines that have dominated and shaped politics around the world. The sixth edition has been thoroughly updated throughout and now has a new chapter on the rise of religious politics and Islamism and an improved page design to aid student learning.

Comparative Public Policy

Paperback, 17/04/2018, £36.99
£33.29
The second edition of this popular textbook combines coverage of public policies in different countries with the conceptual and methodological frameworks for analysing them. This is a core text for introductory modules on undergraduate and postgraduate public policy, public management and public administration programmes.

Governance, Management and Development: Making the State Work

Paperback, 21/07/2015, £37.99
£34.19
This fully revised edition of the same authors' Governance, Administration and Development is the ideal introduction to public management and the policy process in developing countries. With a new chapter on issues of law and order, it also covers current debates on civil society, aid and intervention, and the relationship of states and markets.

Urban Resilience

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £35.99
£32.39
In the century of the city when crisis has become the new normal, planners are trying to find ways to make cities less vulnerable and to build in resilience. Drawing on international examples and detailed case-studies, this book examines the theory and practice of urban resilience in response to a range of disruptions.

Contemporary Political Theory

Paperback, 03/11/2015, £36.99
£33.29
Introducing the major theories, issues and concepts in contemporary political theory, this text is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field.

Research Design in Political Science

Paperback, 10/02/2016, £36.99
£33.29
Giving accessible and practical advice, without use of mathematical formulas or formalized notation, this clear and engaging book features many examples of real political science research, and will enable readers to design their own research projects as well as to critically evaluate existing research in the social sciences.

Foundational Economy: The Infrastructure of Everyday Life

Paperback, 29/08/2018, £11.99
£10.79
The foundational economy means those universally necessary goods and services that form the basis of a civilised life: everything from clean piped water to decent health care. In the last generation privatisation and outsourcing have degraded this provision. The book documents all this, and shows how it can renewed. -- .
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