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Notes from a Divided Nation
by Barbara Ehrenreich
A fiercely sardonic collection of pieces exposing the growing divide in American society, by the author of the bestselling Nickel and Dimed</i>. ...
by Mungo MacCallum
Since Australia's birth in 1901, twenty-nine politicians have run the national show. Whether their term was eight days or eighteen years, each Prime Minister has a story worth sharing.<BR> <BR> Edmund Barton united the bickering states in a ...
by Jenny Hocking
"<p>This moment was not his alone, nor could it ever have come about without him Gough Whitlam turned to Graham Freudenberg, touched him lightly on the shoulder, saying, 'It's been a long road, Comrade, but we're there', and walked out to meet ...
by Jenny Hocking
Acclaimed biographer Jenny Hocking's <i>Gough Whitlam- A Moment in History</i> is the first contemporary and definitive biographical study of the former Labor Prime Minister. <BR><BR><BR>From his childhood in the fledging city of Canberra to his
From Revolution Through Reform
by Kenneth Lieberthal
by John Kingdom
The long-awaited fourth edition of this hugely popular textbook offers a uniquely comprehensive and illuminating introduction to government and politics in Britain today. <br /> <br /> Set against the turbulent background of a world in economic,
by New Holland Publishers
Who is Australia’s head of state? What does your local council do? What is the High Court? How do you vote? What kind of political system do we live in? You’ll find the answers to these and many other questions about government and politics in ...
by Alain Badiou
In a series of seven trenchant interventions Alain Badou analyses the decisive developments in Greece since 2011. Badiou considers this Mediterranean country a sort of open-air political lesson , with much to tell us about the wider ...
Why Global Cooperation is Failing when We Need It Most
by Thomas Hale
<p>The issues that increasingly dominate the 21st century cannot be solved by any single country acting alone, no matter how powerful. To manage the global economy, prevent runaway environmental destruction, reign in nuclear proliferation, or ...
by Cato the Younger
<div><i>Guilty Men</i>, published in 1940, was the great polemical bestseller of the mid-twentieth century. <br></div><div>It was written under the pseudonym 'Cato', and so secret was the identity of the eminent authors that they were even ...
by Matthew H. Kramer
Prime Ministers on Europe
by Andrew Adonis
<p>The decades since the end of the Second World War have seen massive change sweep across Britain’s social, cultural and political landscape. Yet throughout this period, one thing has remained constant and unchanging: the thorny question of our
by Drude Dahlerup
<p>Why are women still under-represented in politics? Can we speak of democracy when women are not fully included in political decision-making? Some argue that we are on the right track to full gender equality in politics, while others talk ...
Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship
by Nadine Strossen
Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution
by Mona Eltahawy
Inside the Meth Fiefdoms, Rebel Hideouts and Bomb-Scarred Party Towns of Southeast Asia
by Patrick Winn
An expose of Southeast Asia's criminal underworld in the 21st century and its surprising links to the West. ...
by Fintan O'Toole
A book about the delusions of Brexit, the threat it poses to economic prosperity, peace in Ireland and the tradition of British democracy. 'There will not be much political writing in this or any other year that is carried off with such style' ...
by Waldron Lamar
Five decades after one of America's greatest tragedies, this compelling book pierces the veil of secrecy to document the small, tightly held conspiracy that killed President John F. Kennedy. It explains why he was murdered, and how it was ...
How the Secular and Religious Right Changed What Americans Think
by Susan George
George Bush leaves the White House in January 2009 and the United States goes back to ?normal?, right? Wrong, argues Susan George in this fascinating, thorough and often chilling account of the decades-long transformation of American society and
Her Essential Wisdom
by Carol Kelly-Gangi
<p></p><p>Experience the powerful words of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has spent a lifetime in service to the United States, from young lawyer fighting for the disadvantaged to Secretary of State and two-time presidential candidate. Arranged ...