878 books (44 pages) in this category

China's Military Transformation

by you Ji

<p>China s military transformation is one of the major geo-strategic developments of the 21st Century. Billions of dollars are being spent modernizing The People s Liberation Army (PLA) as China seeks to upgrade and expand its military ...

ISBN: 9780745670799

Binding: Paperback


Choosing Openness: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special: Why global engagement is best for Australia

by Andrew Leigh

Across the developed world, global engagement has become a major political fault line. Some say that trade, investment, and immigration are threats rather than opportunities. Global uncertainty, rising inequality, and populism present real ...

ISBN: 9780143788317

Binding: Paperback


Choosing the Republic

by Glenn Patmore

It has been ten years since the 1999 Republican referendum failed. Whilst it was ultimately unsuccessful, it has engaged people in a debate that has spanned a decade. Australians seem to want a republic, but there is uncertainty about what kind ...

ISBN: 9781742230153

Binding: Paperback


Circling the Square

Stories from the Egyptian Revolution

by Wendell Steavenson

From the acclaimed <i>New Yorker</i> writer, here is a compelling chronicle of the Egyptian Revolution, from Mubarak's downfall to Morsi's, told through the stories of Egyptians, the activists and those who were indifferent, thugs and elites, ...

ISBN: 9781783782345

Binding: Paperback


Cities of Power: The Urban, The National, The Social, The Global

by Goran Therborn

Cities of Power ...

ISBN: 9781784785444

Binding: Hardback


City Of Oranges

by Adam Lebor

A new edition of this acclaimed history of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa, with a major new afterword. The ancient port of Jaffa, now part of Tel Aviv, was once known as the 'Bride of Palestine' . It was one of the great cosmopolitan cities of the ...

ISBN: 9781786695932

Binding: Hardback


City of Quartz

by Mike Davis

No metropolis has been more loved or more hated. To its official boosters, Los Angeles brings it all together. To detractors, LA is a sunlit mortuary where you can rot without feeling it. To Mike Davis, the author of this fiercely ...

ISBN: 9781786635891

Binding: Paperback


Civil Disobedience

by William E. Scheuerman

What is civil disobedience? Although Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King helped to bring the idea to prominence, even today it remains unclear how we should best understand civil disobedience. Why have so many different activists and ...

ISBN: 9781509518630

Binding: Paperback


Civil Resistance Today

by Kurt Schock

<p>From Gandhi's salt march to the US civil rights movement and Occupy Wall Street, nonviolent campaigns to promote democracy, human rights and social justice have long played an important transformative role in local, national and global ...

ISBN: 9780745682679

Binding: Paperback


Civil Wars

by Stathis N. Kalyvas

ISBN: 9780745645421

Binding: Hardback


Civil Wars

by Stathis N. Kalyvas

ISBN: 9780745645438

Binding: Paperback


Climate Leviathan: A Political Theory of our Planetary Future

by Geoff; Wainwright, Joel Mann

Despite all the science and summits, leading capitalist states have not managed to mitigate anything close to an adequate level of carbon emissions. There is no way the world will warm less than the critical 2C threshold. What are the likely ...

ISBN: 9781786634290

Binding: Hardback


Clivosaurus: The Politics of Clive Palmer: Quarterly Essay 56

by Guy Rundle

Who is Clive Palmer, and what does his ascent say about Australia's creaking political system?<BR><BR>In <i>Clivosaurus</i>, Guy Rundle observes Palmer close up, examining his rise to prominence, his beliefs, his deals and his politics - not to ...

ISBN: 9781863957014

Binding: Paperback



by Mark C. Thurber

<p>By making available the almost unlimited energy stored in prehistoric plant matter, coal enabled the industrial age &ndash; and it still does. Coal today generates more electricity worldwide than any other energy source, helping to drive ...

ISBN: 9781509514014

Binding: Paperback



by Kristy Leissle

Chocolate has long been a favorite indulgence. But behind every chocolate bar we unwrap, there is a world of power struggles and political maneuvering over its most important ingredient: cocoa. <br /><br />In this incisive book, Kristy Leissle ...

ISBN: 9781509513178

Binding: Paperback



How Russia Helped Trump Win the White House

by Luke Harding

A #1 <i>New York Times </i>Bestseller, <i>Collusion</i> is a gripping expose about the biggest political scandal of the modern era, with new chapters to bring the book up to date. ...

ISBN: 9781783351503

Binding: Paperback


Complex Emergencies

by David J. Keen

If you thought the point of war was to win, this book will make you think again. <p>David Keen questions the model of war as a contest between two sides aiming at political and military victory, and he also rejects the contrasting view that war

ISBN: 9780745640204

Binding: Paperback


Confessions Of A People-Smuggler

by Dawood Amiri

Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to ...

ISBN: 9781925106091

Binding: Paperback


Confessions of a Political Maverick

by Austin Mitchell

<p> <p>Austin Mitchell is a political maverick. For thirty-eight years he was a fly in the parliamentary ointment, a recurring itch on the body politic. </p> <p>A maverick may annoy the whips, threaten party discipline and challenge the ...

ISBN: 9781785904011

Binding: Paperback



by Thomas Turner

The Democratic Republic of Congo has become one of the world's bloodiest hot spots. 2003 saw the end of a five-year war in which millions lost their lives - one of the deadliest conflicts since World War II. Despite recent peace agreements and ...

ISBN: 9780745648439

Binding: Hardback