Dark Hope

Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine

by D Shulman

For decades, we've been shocked by images of violent clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. But for all their power, those images leave us at a loss: from our vantage at home, it's hard for us to imagine the ...

ISBN: 9780226755748

Binding: Hardback

$35.95

Making Democracy Fun

How Game Design Can Empower Citizens and Transform Politics

by Josh Lerner

Anyone who has ever been to a public hearing or community meeting would agree that participatory democracy can be boring. Hours of repetitive presentations, alternatingly alarmist or complacent, for or against, accompanied by constant heckling, ...

ISBN: 9780262026871

Binding: Hardback

$46.95

Sex and World Peace

by Valerie M. Hudson, Bonnie Ballif-Spanvill, Mary Caprioli & others

Sex and World Peace unsettles a variety of assumptions in political and security discourse, demonstrating that the security of women is a vital factor in the security of the state and its incidence of conflict and war. The authors compare ...

ISBN: 9780231131834

Binding: Paperback

$33.95

Socialist Thought

A Documentary History

by Albert Fried & Ronald Sanders

Nearly five centuries after the first wave of Catholic missionaries arrived in the New World to spread their Christian message, contemporary religious workers in the Bolivian highlands have begun to encourage Aymara Indians to return to ...

ISBN: 9780231082648

Binding: Hardback

$169.00

Stubborn Buggers Survivors of the infamous POW gaol that made Changi look like heaven

by Tim Bowden

'It made Changi seem like heaven.'There was a place far worse than Changi - Singapore's Outram Road Gaol. For the POWs who endured it, deprivation here was so extreme that there really was a fate worse than death.Stubborn Buggersis the little ...

ISBN: 9781743314425

Binding: Paperback / softback

$29.99

The Evolution of Evidence-Based Policy-Making in Canada

by Shaun P. Young

Making policy is what governments do, but there are some fascinating and hotly debated issues associated with how government decisions get made in the interests of the people. The concept and practice of evidence-based policy-making insists that ...

ISBN: 9780199003037

Binding: Hardback

$41.95

Bits and Atoms

by Steven Livingston & Gregor Walter-Drop

Bits and Atoms explores the governance potential found in the explosive growth of digital information and communication technology in areas of limited statehood. Today, places with weak or altogether missing state institutions are tied internally ...

ISBN: 9780199941599

Binding: Hardback

$119.95

Majority Judgment

Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

by Michel Balinski & Rida Laraki

In Majority Judgment, Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki argue that the traditional theory of social choice offers no acceptable solution to the problems of how to elect, to judge, or to rank. They find that the traditional model -- transforming the ...

ISBN: 9780262015134

Binding: Hardback

$63.00

Moscow, 1937

by Karl Schlogel

Moscow, 1937: the soviet metropolis at the zenith of Stalin’s dictatorship. A society utterly wrecked by a hurricane of violence.In this compelling book, the renowned historian Karl Schlgel reconstructs with meticulous care the process ...

ISBN: 9780745650777

Binding: Paperback / softback

$35.95

Playing the Fool

Subversive Laughter in Troubled Times

by Ralph Lerner

The role of the fool is to provoke the powerful to question their convictions, preferably while avoiding a beating. Fools accomplish this not by hectoring their audience, but by broaching sensitive topics indirectly, often disguising their ...

ISBN: 9780226473154

Binding: Hardback

$49.95

The Europe Dilemma: Britain and the Challenges of EU Integration

by Roger Liddle

ISBN: 9781780762234

Binding: Paperback / softback

$36.95

Thermonuclear Monarchy Choosing Between Democracy and Doom

by Elaine Scarry

ISBN: 9780393080087

Binding: Hardback

$44.95

Bits and Atoms

by Steven Livingston & Gregor Walter-Drop

Bits and Atoms explores the governance potential found in the explosive growth of digital information and communication technology in areas of limited statehood. Today, places with weak or altogether missing state institutions are tied internally ...

ISBN: 9780199941612

Binding: Paperback / softback

$35.95

D-Day Remembered

by Richard Holmes

D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history, took place on 6 June 1944. The subsequent battle of Normandy involved over a million men, and helped seal the fate of The Third Reich. This is a graphic account of the planning and execution of ...

ISBN: 9780233004105

Binding: Hardback

$75.00

Great Military Blunders

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ISBN: 9780233003511

Binding: Hardback

$24.95

The Technology of Nonviolence

Social Media and Violence Prevention

by Joseph G. Bock

Tunisian and Egyptian protestors famously made use of social media to rally supporters and disseminate information as the "Arab Spring" began to unfold in 2010. Less well known, but with just as much potential to bring about social change, are ...

ISBN: 9780262017626

Binding: Hardback

$48.95

A Thousand Shards of Glass

by Michael Katakis

Once upon a time, Michael Katakis lived in a place of big dreams, bright colours and sleight of hand. That place was America. One night, travelling where those who live within illusions should never go, he stared into the darkness and glimpsed a ...

ISBN: 9781471131431

Binding: Hardback

$22.99

An Awkward Truth The bombing of Darwin, February 1942

by Peter Grose

'Grose's compassionate, honest and vivid account ... deserves to be widely read.'-Sun-HeraldThe bombing of Darwin on 19 February 1942 is the battle Australia tries to forget. Although there was much to be proud of that day - courage, mateship, ...

ISBN: 9781742376073

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Debating China

by Nina Hachigian

America and China are the two most powerful players in global affairs, and no relationship is more consequential. How they choose to cooperate and compete affects billions of lives. But U.S.-China relations are complex and often delicate, ...

ISBN: 9780199973880

Binding: Paperback / softback

$26.95

Resilient Life - the Art of Living Dangerously

by Brad Evans & Julian Reid

What does it mean to live dangerously? This is not just a philosophical question or an ethical call to reflect upon our own individual recklessness. It is a deeply political issue, fundamental to the new doctrine of ‘resilience’ that ...

ISBN: 9780745671536

Binding: Paperback

$35.95