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Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2017

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £12.99
£11.69
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.

How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £12.99
£11.69
How to Be a Craftivist is a manifesto for quiet activism: how to tackle issues not with shouting and aggression but with gentle protest, using the process of `making' to engage thoughtfully in the issues we are about, to influence and effect change.

Little Book of Craftivism

Paperback, 14/10/2013, £5.99
£5.39
An inspirational introduction to the ideas of the Craftivist Collective; a worldwide group of activists using craft as their medium.

Colonizer and the Colonized

Paperback, 11/04/2016, £15.00
£13.50
A psychological study of the effects of colonialism on both the colonizer and those colonised.

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Paperback, 01/08/2007, £12.99
£11.69

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Paperback, 21/08/2015, £7.99
£7.19
An impassioned manifesto from the author of Booker-winner God of Small Things, one of the most vocal campaigners in the world

Security in 21st Century Europe

Paperback, 19/11/2012, £33.99
£30.59
Europe's traditional problem of war between states is being displaced by a new and equally daunting set of security challenges.

Global Spin: The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism

Paperback, 01/10/1997, £10.95
Global Spin reveals the sophisticated techniques being used around the world by powerful conservative forces to try to change the way the public and politicians think about the environment.

Political Concepts: A Reader and Guide

Paperback, 13/07/2005, £32.00
£28.80
This major textbook offers both an introduction to and key readings in twenty core political concepts. It blends original essays that survey debates and contact with up-to-date primary literature to provide students with an ideal collection for use on a wide range of courses in political studies.

Virtue and Terror

Paperback, 05/09/2017, £9.99
£8.99

On Practice and Contradiction

Paperback, 05/09/2017, £9.99
£8.99
The writings that underpinned the Chinese revolution, introduced by Slavoj Zizek.

Essentials of UK Politics: For AS and A-Level

Paperback, 21/07/2017, £26.99
£24.29
Written by renowned author Andrew Heywood, this lively text expertly introduces A-level students to the basics of UK politics, and covers key areas including political parties, elections and referendums, voting behaviour and the media, the Constitution, Parliament, Judiciary and the European Union.

You Can't Read This Book: Censorship in an Age of Freedom

Paperback, 19/01/2012, £12.99
£11.69
Winner of Polemic of the Year at the 2013 Political Book Awards.

Missed Chances: Britain and Europe in the Twentieth Century

Paperback, 24/04/1997, £9.99
£8.99
Originally published in 1996 and now available in paperback, an examination of British relationships with Europe over the last century, which looks at various problems and identifies four key factors which have caused difficulties in Anglo-European relations.

Mass-Mediated Terrorism: The Central Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Paperback, 01/09/2002, £28.00
£25.20
An in-depth look at "mass-mediated" terrorism and political violence, showing how terrorists exploit global media networks and information highways to carry news of their violence along with "propaganda of the deed". It includes a blueprint for public information during terrorism crises.

Radicals

Hardback, 02/01/2018, £9.99
£8.99
What was once considered extreme is now the mainstream. But what is life like on the political fringes? What is the real power of radicals? This book takes you in the worlds of the innovators, disruptors, idealists and extremists who think society is broken, and believe they know how to fix it.

In the Swarm: Digital Prospects

Paperback, 07/04/2017, £11.99
£10.79
A prominent German thinker argues that--contrary to "Twitter Revolution" cheerleading--digital communication is destroying political discourse and political action.

Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power

Paperback, 07/11/2017, £9.99
£8.99
Exploring how neoliberalism has discovered the productive force of the psyche

Understanding Federalism and Federation

Paperback, 29/09/2017, £32.99
£29.69

Born to Fail?: Social Mobility: A Working Class View

Paperback, 29/09/2017, £14.00
£12.60
Sonia Blandford, CEO of award-winning charity Achievement for All, about the facing up to the realities of the white working class and how to address social mobility from the inside.

Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace

Paperback, 05/11/2002, £9.99
£8.99

Psychology of Politicians

Paperback, 15/12/2011, £21.99
£19.79
Psychologists investigate the minds, personalities and abilities of politicians seeking explanations for their behaviour, health and performance.

Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Paperback, 14/12/2014, £10.99
£9.89
In Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea, Mark Blyth, a renowned scholar of political economy, provides a powerful and trenchant account of the shift toward austerity policies by governments throughout the world since 2009.

30-Second Politics: The 50 Most Thought-provoking Theories in Politics

Paperback, 05/04/2018, £9.99
£8.99
Everything politics, with colour illustrations, in half a minute.

Injustice: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 05/04/2018, £3.50
£3.15
In this gripping and disturbing book, Richard Wright weaves his own childhood recollections with those of Bigger Thomas - a young black man trapped in a life of poverty in the slums of Chicago, and unwittingly involved in a wealthy woman's death - to paint a portrait of insurmountable oppression.

War: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 05/04/2018, £3.50
£3.15
Selected from the books Birdsong, A Possible Life and A Week in December by Sebastian FaulksVINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS.A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series:Home by Salman RushdieFatherhood by Karl Ove KnausgaardWork by Joseph HellerDreams by Sigmund Freud

How to Rig an Election

Hardback, 04/04/2018, £18.99
£15.00
An engrossing analysis of the pseudo-democratic methods employed by despots around the world to retain control

Too much stuff: Capitalism in crisis

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £10.99
£9.89
We now enjoy the highest living standard in history yet spend more of our income on pointless luxury. Instead, we should tax more in order to invest much more in societal needs, which will in turn reinvigorate the economy and reduce economic inequality and environmental degradation.

Fascism: A Warning

Hardback, 19/04/2018, £16.99
£15.29
A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today's world, written by one of America's most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state. "There is priceless wisdom on every page." Kirkus Starred review

Long Road from Jarrow: A journey through Britain then and now

Hardback, 15/04/2018, £9.99
£8.99
The Sunday Times Bestseller'A tribute and a rallying call' - GuardianThree and half weeks. Precisely 80 years on, Stuart Maconie, walks from north to south retracing the route of the emblematic Jarrow Crusade.

Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £10.99
£9.89
Intelligent, nuanced and wide-ranging, this is the essential handbook for understanding the chaotic political times in which we live.

Lobbying: The Dark Side of Politics

Paperback, 19/03/2018, £9.99
£8.99
This book assesses the challenges that lobbying, particularly by big business and 'lobbyists for hire' poses for democracy and suggests how it can be effectively regulated. -- .

Transatlantic Traumas: Has Illiberalism Brought the West to the Brink of Collapse?

Paperback, 27/02/2018, £9.99
£8.99
Transatlantic traumas surveys the landscape of external and internal threats to Western values and interests, including Russian and Islamist assaults on the West, illiberal radical right populist challenges, Turkey's undemocratic tendencies, Brexit and the Trump Tsunami. -- .

Government by Referendum

Paperback, 14/03/2018, £9.99
£8.99
A perfect primer for anyone interested in the politics of referendums. -- .

New Working Class: How to win hearts, minds and votes

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £13.99
£12.59
Who is working class today and how do political parties gain their support? This insightful book proposes what needs to be done to address the issues of the 'new working class'. It provides practical recommendations for political parties to reconnect with the electorate and regain trust.

War: An Enquiry

Paperback, 01/05/2018, £9.99
£8.99

New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

Hardback, 19/06/2018, £16.99
£15.29
How the Information Age destroys knowledge

Totalitarian and Authoritarian Regimes

Paperback, 28/02/2000, £26.95
£24.26
Originally a chapter in the "Handbook of Political Science", this analysis develops the fundamental destinction between totalitarian and authoritarian systems. It emphasizes the personalistic, lawless, non-ideological type of authoritarian rule the author calls the "sultanistic regime".

Punch and Judy Politics: An Insiders' Guide to Prime Minister's Questions

Hardback, 17/05/2018, £20.00
£18.00
Part history, part inside account, this book is an entertaining and honest guide to one of the most loved, feared and loathed features of British politics by two people who know just how tough it can be.

Creativity in Transition: Politics and Aesthetics of Cultural Production Across the Globe

Paperback, 30/07/2016, £27.95
£25.16
Exploring creative practices in various settings, the book calls attention to the spread of modernist discourses of creativity, from the colonial era to the current obsession with 'innovation' in neo-liberal capitalist cultural politics.

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.

Why Politics Matters: Making Democracy Work 2ed

Paperback, 23/11/2016, £23.99
£21.59
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, £34.99
£31.49
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.

Governance, Management and Development: Making the State Work

Paperback, 21/07/2015, £35.99
£32.39
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, £33.99
£30.59
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, £33.99
£30.59
Introducing the major theories, issues and concepts in contemporary political theory, this text is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field.
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