419 books (21 pages) in this category

Born to Rule?

by Paddy Manning

After wresting the prime ministership from long-term adversary Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull's term at the Lodge was brutally short. It traversed a soaring electoral honeymoon to the marathon 2016 election, to the compromises of a government ...

ISBN: 9780522870787

Binding: Paperback


Brave Ones: East Timor, 1999: Short Black 5, The

by John Birmingham

'As the convoy growled and squeaked to a halt in the dark, angry militiamen and soldiers began to shout and wave at the Australians, demanding they move aside. The Brave Ones' vanguard presented as a B-movie vision of some pirate biker gang from

ISBN: 9781863957670

Binding: Paperback


British Politics: A Beginner's Guide

by Richard S. Grayson

Scotland voted against independence and then the SNP won all but three of the country's seats in the 2015 general election. Defying all the predictions, the Conservatives won a clear majority and held onto power. The coalition was over and the ...

ISBN: 9781780748788

Binding: Paperback


Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism

by Wolfgang Streeck

The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 still has the world on tenterhooks. The gravity of the situation is matched by a general paucity of understanding about what is happening and how it started. In this book, based on his 2012 ...

ISBN: 9781786630711

Binding: Paperback


C.L.R. James: The Artist As Revolutionary

by Paul Buhle

ISBN: 9781786634535

Binding: Paperback


Called to Account

How Corporate Bad Behaviour and Government Waste Combine to Cost us Millions.

by Margaret Hodge

ISBN: 9780349142012

Binding: Paperback


Can Democracy Handle Climate Change?

by Daniel J. Fiorino

ISBN: 9781509523962

Binding: Paperback


Can Government Do Anything Right?

by Alasdair Roberts

<p>Across the Western world, people are angry about the inability of government to perform basic functions competently. With widespread evidence of policy failures at home and ill-conceived wars and interventions abroad, it is hardly surprising ...

ISBN: 9781509521517

Binding: Paperback


Can Governments Earn Our Trust?

by Donald F. Kettl

<p>Some analysts have called distrust the biggest governmental crisis of our time. It is unquestionably a huge problem, undermining confidence in our elected institutions, shrinking social capital, slowing innovation, and raising existential ...

ISBN: 9781509522460

Binding: Paperback


Can We Solve the Migration Crisis?

by Jacqueline Bhabha

<p>Every minute 24 people are forced to leave their homes and over 65 million are currently displaced world-wide. Small wonder that tackling the refugee and migration crisis has become a global political priority. <br /><br /> But can this ...

ISBN: 9781509519408

Binding: Paperback


Capitalism: A Ghost Story

by Arundhati Roy

India is a nation of 1.2 billion, but the country's 100 richest people own assets equivalent to one-fourth of India's gross domestic product. The rest of the population are ghosts within a system beyond their control. This includes the millions ...

ISBN: 9781784780319

Binding: Hardback


Cases in Comparative Politics

by Patrick H. O`neil

ISBN: 9780393624595

Binding: Paperback


Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power

by Deane Joel

Power is the only measure of a politician that matters. How they win power. How they wield power. How they lose power. <i>Catch and Kill</i> is an inside account of the beguiling and nomadic nature of the unholy trinity of politics - the

ISBN: 9780702249808

Binding: Paperback


Che, My Brother

by Juan Martin Guevara

<p>On 9 October 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara, Marxist guerrilla leader and hero of the Cuban Revolution, was captured and executed by Bolivian forces. When the Guevara family learned from the front pages that Che was dead, they decided to say ...

ISBN: 9781509517756

Binding: Hardback


China and Russia

The New Rapprochement

by Alexander Lukin

With many predicting the end of US hegemony, Russia and China's growing cooperation in a number of key strategic areas looks set to have a major impact on global power dynamics. But what lies behind this Sino-Russian rapprochement? Is it simply ...

ISBN: 9781509521715

Binding: Paperback


China in World Politics

by Judith F. Kornberg

ISBN: 9781555874278

Binding: Paperback


China's Dream

The Culture of Chinese Communism and the Secret Sources of its Power

by Kerry Brown

ISBN: 9781509524570

Binding: Paperback


China's Foreign Policy

by Stuart Harris

China?s inexorable rise as a major world power is one of the defining features of the contemporary political landscape. But should we heed the warnings of a so-called ?China threat?? Is China set to become the next superpower? Or will its ...

ISBN: 9780745662473

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


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

by Goran Therborn

Cities of Power ...

ISBN: 9781784785444

Binding: Hardback