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Product Description: Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years. With a military coup in 2006 and another in 2014, the country has moved from being a promising electoral democracy to a military dictatorship. Electoral politics was embraced enthusiastically by some groups, including those in rural areas of the north and northeast, but came to be feared by groups variously identified as the old elite, royalists and the establishment...read more

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9781138215658 | Routledge, June 8, 2017, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years.

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Product Description: In this wide-ranging and insightful work, Soma Marik defends the legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution, arguing against many of its detractors that the early communist regime was centrally concerned with both the liberation of women and the expansion of democracy...read more

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9781608467297 | Haymarket Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In this wide-ranging and insightful work, Soma Marik defends the legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution, arguing against many of its detractors that the early communist regime was centrally concerned with both the liberation of women and the expansion of democracy.

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Product Description: For two centuries classical Athens enjoyed almost uninterrupted democratic government. This was not a parliamentary democracy of the modern sort but a direct democracy in which all citizens were free to participate in the business of government...read more

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9781474286367 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: For two centuries classical Athens enjoyed almost uninterrupted democratic government.
9781853995354 | Bristol Classical Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: The liberal internationalist tradition is credited with America's greatest triumphs as a world power--and also its biggest failures. Beginning in the 1940s, imbued with the spirit of Woodrow Wilson's efforts at the League of Nations to "make the world safe for democracy," the United States steered a course in world affairs that would eventually win the Cold War...read more

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9780691171678 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The liberal internationalist tradition is credited with America's greatest triumphs as a world power--and also its biggest failures.

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Product Description: In the last decade, observers of Western governments have become increasingly concerned about an apparent crisis of democracy. They argue that endemic corruption, inadequate services, and increasing voter disaffection have produced a dire result: a global resurgence of authoritarianism...read more

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9780190459895 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In the last decade, observers of Western governments have become increasingly concerned about an apparent crisis of democracy.

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Product Description: After the Armenian genocide of 1915, in which over a million Armenians died, thousands of Armenians lived and worked in the Turkish state alongside those who had persecuted their communities. Living in the context of pervasive denial, how did Armenians remaining in Turkey record their own history? Here, Talin Suciyan explores the life experienced by these Armenian communities as Turkey’s modernisation project of the twentieth century gathered pace...read more

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9781784531713 | Tauris Academic Studies, January 30, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: After the Armenian genocide of 1915, in which over a million Armenians died, thousands of Armenians lived and worked in the Turkish state alongside those who had persecuted their communities.

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Product Description: This book provides a detailed study into whether Ministers in the Council vote the same way as Members of the European Parliament if they are from the same national party. The author explores the voting behavior of national representatives at the EU level, and this analysis is combined with insights from interviews with practitioners to shed light on the influence of national parties in the legislative process of the EU...read more

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9783319394640 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 6, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book provides a detailed study into whether Ministers in the Council vote the same way as Members of the European Parliament if they are from the same national party.

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Product Description: Mainstream theories assert that democracy cures corruption. In market economies, however, elections are expensive and parties, with ever-thinning memberships, cannot legally acquire the necessary campaign funds. In order to secure electoral funds, a large number of politicians misappropriate public funds...read more

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9781438462639 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Mainstream theories assert that democracy cures corruption.

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Product Description: Politicians are polarized. Public opinion is volatile. Government is gridlocked. Or so journalists and pundits constantly report. But where are we, really, in modern American politics, and how did we get there? Those are the questions that Byron E...read more

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9780700623266 | Univ Pr of Kansas, October 21, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Politicians are polarized.

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9780700623273 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, October 21, 2016), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Politicians are polarized.

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Product Description: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: these words have long represented the promise of America, a “shimmering vision of a fruitful country open to all who come, learn, work, save, invest, and play by the rules.” In 2004, Cal Jillson took stock of this vision and showed how the nation’s politicians deployed the American Dream, both in campaigns and governance, to hold the American people to their program...read more

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9780700623099 | Univ Pr of Kansas, November 7, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: these words have long represented the promise of America, a “shimmering vision of a fruitful country open to all who come, learn, work, save, invest, and play by the rules.

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9780700623105 | Univ Pr of Kansas, November 7, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: these words have long represented the promise of America, a “shimmering vision of a fruitful country open to all who come, learn, work, save, invest, and play by the rules.

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Product Description: Though they work largely out of the public eye, political consultants-"image merchants" and "kingmakers" to candidates-play a crucial role in shaping campaigns. They persuaded Barry Goldwater to run for president, groomed former actor Ronald Reagan for the California governorship, helped derail Bill Clinton's health care initiative, and carried out the swiftboating of John Kerry...read more

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9780190272692 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Though they work largely out of the public eye, political consultants-"image merchants" and "kingmakers" to candidates-play a crucial role in shaping campaigns.

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Product Description: In the past decade, South Africa's "miracle transition" has been interrupted by waves of protests in relation to basic services such as water and electricity. Less visibly, the post-apartheid period has witnessed widespread illicit acts involving infrastructure, including the nonpayment of service charges, the bypassing of metering devices, and illegal connections to services...read more

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9780691170770 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: In the past decade, South Africa's "miracle transition" has been interrupted by waves of protests in relation to basic services such as water and electricity.

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9780691170787 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In the past decade, South Africa's "miracle transition" has been interrupted by waves of protests in relation to basic services such as water and electricity.

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Product Description: As one of the key pro-democracy movements of the 21st Century, Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement' provides important insight into the organization and structure of modern-day social protests. The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong from Comparative Perspectives provides innovative insight into the movement itself, through the lens of comparative studies of other revolutionary campaigns...read more

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9781783269402 | Imperial College Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: As one of the key pro-democracy movements of the 21st Century, Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement' provides important insight into the organization and structure of modern-day social protests.

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Product Description: Based on in-depth interviews conducted with British politicians, this book analyses the different impacts of leaving political office. Representative democracy depends on politicians exiting office, and yet while there is considerable interest in who stands for and gains office, there is curiously little discussed about this process...read more

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9783319397016 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 30, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: Based on in-depth interviews conducted with British politicians, this book analyses the different impacts of leaving political office.

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Product Description: This book provides an original, international and multidisciplinary perspective on the recent and extensive political and constitutional changes in Europe. The contributors cover changes from several key European countries, whether European Union members, applicant members, non-EU members or potentially former members, namely France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Spain, the Western Balkans and Switzerland...read more

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9781137509635 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 18, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book provides an original, international and multidisciplinary perspective on the recent and extensive political and constitutional changes in Europe.

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Product Description: This book analyses the various ways and the extent to which young people participate in politics, focusing primarily on the UK and including cross-national comparisons where relevant. It covers topics including: what is meant by political participation; youth political participation on a pan-European basis; new social media and youth political participation; whether the voting age should be lowered to 16; youth participation at the local level; and young women and political participation...read more

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9780230298675 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 12, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book analyses the various ways and the extent to which young people participate in politics, focusing primarily on the UK and including cross-national comparisons where relevant.

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Product Description: People would kill for her body. Raised in an elite foster center off the California coast, sixteen-year-old Tabitha’s been sculpted into a world-class athlete. Her trainers have told her she’ll need to be in top physical condition to be matched with a loving family, even though personal health has taken a backseat outside the training facility...read more
By Bipartisan Policy Center (corporate author)

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9781682303825 | Diversion Distribution Services, October 4, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: People would kill for her body.

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9781781682784 | Verso Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Laurent Dubreuil provocatively proposes an extremist rethinking of the limits of politics: toward a break from politics, the political and policies. Rather than yet another re-articulation, he calls for a refusal of politics, suggesting a form of apolitics that would make our lives more liveable...read more
By Cory Browning (trans)

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9781474416757 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Laurent Dubreuil provocatively proposes an extremist rethinking of the limits of politics: toward a break from politics, the political and policies.

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Product Description: The first full account of the historic change in Turkey between 2007 and 2011, and the only scholarly description of the new order in the immediate aftermath of the change from 2011.

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9781474416962 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: The first full account of the historic change in Turkey between 2007 and 2011, and the only scholarly description of the new order in the immediate aftermath of the change from 2011.

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9781474416979 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Turkey has undergone a series of upheavals in its political regime from the mid-19th century.

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Product Description: A unique insider's account of the Harper government so damning that it cannot be ignored.Kevin Page was appointed by the federal Conservatives to be the country's first parliamentary budget officer in March 2008. The move fulfilled a Tory campaign promise to deliver greater government transparency and accountability...read more

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9780670068166 | Viking Pr, August 25, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A unique insider's account of the Harper government so damning that it cannot be ignored     In March 2008, Kevin Page was appointed by the federal Conservatives to be the country's first Parliamentary Budget Officer.

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9780143191025 | Penguin Group Canada, September 27, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A unique insider's account of the Harper government so damning that it cannot be ignored.

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