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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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£20,00
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How the Tea Party Captured the GOP Insurgent Factions in American Politics
ISBN: PB: 9780226687520, ISBN: HB: 9780226687490, University of Chicago Press, September 2020
176 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 35 line drawings, 3 tables
The rise of the Tea Party redefined both the Republican Party and how we think about intraparty conflict. What initially appeared to be an anti-Obama protest movement of fiscal conservatives matured into a faction that sought to increase its influenc...
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Congress The First Branch (Companion Readings)
ISBN: PB: 9780300220636, Yale University Press, September 2020
264 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 27 black&white illus.
This reader offers an examination of such topics as congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the legislative process, Congress and the president, and Congress and the courts. It is designed to accompany the course text "Congress:...
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£19,00
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That Is Not Who We Are! Populism and Peoplehood
ISBN: HB: 9780300229394, Yale University Press, August 2020
176 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Rogers Smith has long argued for the importance of "stories of peoplehood" in constituting political communities. By enabling a people to tell others and themselves who they are, such stories establish the people's identity and values and guide its a...
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£26,00
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Overcoming Necessity Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300181616, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Using emergency as a cause for action ultimately leads to an almost unnoticed evolution in the political understanding of presidential powers. The Constitution, however, was designed to function under "states of exception", most notably through the s...
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£50,00
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Democracy Declined The Failed Politics of Consumer Financial Protection
ISBN: PB: 9780226711799, ISBN: HB: 9780226711652, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 72 line drawings, 19 tables
As Elizabeth Warren memorably wrote, "It is impossible to buy a toaster that has a one-in-five chance of bursting into flames and burning down your house. But it is possible to refinance an existing home with a mortgage that has the same one-in-five...
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£78,00
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Myth of the Imperial Presidency How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive
ISBN: PB: 9780226704364, ISBN: HB: 9780226704227, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 37 line drawings, 23 tables
Throughout the history of the United States, the nation's presidents have shown a startling power to act independently of Congress and the courts. Using such tools as executive orders and memoranda, presidents have taken the country to war, abolished...
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£72,00
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Trade Wars Are Class Wars How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780300244175, Yale University Press, July 2020
256 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 29 black&white illus.
Trade disputes are usually understood as conflicts between countries with competing national interests, but as Matthew C. Klein and Michael Pettis show in this book, they are often the unexpected result of domestic political choices to serve the inte...
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Race to the Bottom How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics
ISBN: PB: 9780226698984, ISBN: HB: 9780226698847, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 line drawings, 12 tables
African American voters are a key demographic to the modern Democratic base, and conventional wisdom has it that there is political cost to racialized "dog whistles", especially for Democratic candidates. However, politicians from both parties and fr...
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Production of Local Knowledge History and Politics in the Work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado
ISBN: HB: 9780857423344, Seagull Books, June 2020
456 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume presents a comprehensive examination of the work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado (1939-1984), the most notable Bolivian political thinker of the twentieth century. While Zavaleta did not live to see the triumph of the indigenous social movements...
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