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Product Description: In early 2012, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed that Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University law student who advocated for insurance coverage of contraceptives, "wants to be paid to have sex." Over the next few days, Limbaugh attacked Fluke personally, often in crude terms, while a powerful backlash grew, led by organizations such as the National Organization for Women...read more

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9780199928972 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 7, 2014, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: In early 2012, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed that Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University law student who advocated for insurance coverage of contraceptives, "wants to be paid to have sex.

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9780190498467 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In early 2012, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed that Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University law student who advocated for insurance coverage of contraceptives, "wants to be paid to have sex.

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Product Description: When the Islamic Republic of Iran launched its fully-articulated political agenda in the aftermath of the 1979 revolution, it merged the concept of political Islam with the previously secular readings of the republican doctrine of state...read more

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9781784535636 | Tauris Academic Studies, July 5, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: When the Islamic Republic of Iran launched its fully-articulated political agenda in the aftermath of the 1979 revolution, it merged the concept of political Islam with the previously secular readings of the republican doctrine of state.

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Product Description: Over the past two decades public accountability has become not only an icon in political, managerial, and administrative discourse but also the object of much scholarly analysis across a broad range of social and administrative sciences...read more
By Mark Bovens (editor), Robert E. Goodin (editor) and Thomas Schillemans (editor)

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9780199641253 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 8, 2014, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Over the past two decades public accountability has become not only an icon in political, managerial, and administrative discourse but also the object of much scholarly analysis across a broad range of social and administrative sciences.

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9780198778479 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 2, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Over the past two decades public accountability has become not only an icon in political, managerial, and administrative discourse but also the object of much scholarly analysis across a broad range of social and administrative sciences.

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Product Description: Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives on How to Fix the American Political System, Third Edition edited by Richard J. Ellis and Michael Nelson, gets readers to consider the key issues in reforming political institutions. Written specifically for this volume, each pro or con essay is contributed by a top scholar and examines a concrete proposal for reforming the political system...read more

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9781506333649 | 3 revised edition (Cq Pr, August 23, 2016), cover price $51.00 | also contains Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives on How to Fix the American Political System | About this edition: Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives on How to Fix the American Political System, Third Edition edited by Richard J.
9781452240022 | 2 edition (Cq Pr, February 12, 2013), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Getting students to engage in debate always makes for a lively classroom.

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Product Description: The street protests that erupted in Tunisia in December 2010 and spread quickly throughout the Middle East surprised not only the entrenched dictators of the region but also international observers who collectively had taken for granted the durability of Middle Eastern authoritarianism...read more
By Tarik M. Yousef (editor)

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9780190224615 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 21, 2016, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: The street protests that erupted in Tunisia in December 2010 and spread quickly throughout the Middle East surprised not only the entrenched dictators of the region but also international observers who collectively had taken for granted the durability of Middle Eastern authoritarianism.

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Product Description: This book offers a comprehensive overview of the role of parliamentary administrations in the control of European Union policy-making. It questions whether the decision to give parliaments greater powers in the aftermath of the Lisbon Treaty had only the intended effect of political debate on European policies, or whether it has also resulted in the bureaucratisation of parliaments...read more

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9780230360365 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 8, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book offers a comprehensive overview of the role of parliamentary administrations in the control of European Union policy-making.

Product Description: Negotiations are central to the ethos and functioning of the European Union, yet the dynamics of EU negotiations have received far too little systematic scholarly attention. This volume offers a thematic and forward-looking survey of cutting-edge research on EU negotiation dynamics, identifying findings to date and setting an empirical and methodological agenda for future research...read more
By Daniel C. Thomas (editor)

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9781138976900 | Special edition (Routledge, June 30, 2016), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Negotiations are central to the ethos and functioning of the European Union, yet the dynamics of EU negotiations have received far too little systematic scholarly attention.

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Product Description: This timely book provides a thought-provoking discussion of issues that influence voter registration and turnout in contemporary America.• Provides readers with the historical context of registration and voting in the United States• Offers a broad overview of these issues today• Showcases the various ways federal and state governments have responded to low voter turnout • Helps readers make their own educated assessment of the concerns discusse...read more

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9781440841156 | Abc-Clio Inc, July 31, 2016, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: This timely book provides a thought-provoking discussion of issues that influence voter registration and turnout in contemporary America.

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Product Description: The 2012 presidential elections represented the second consecutive defeat for the Republican Party, and its fourth defeat out of the last six presidential elections. In recent years both Republican and Democratic strategists and pundits have spoken of an emerging Democratic Party "lock" on the Electoral College and speculated that even in the wake of Republican victories in Congress, presidential candidates are still at a major disadvantage due to the party's increasing demographic and geographic isolation...read more

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9780190269128 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 27, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The 2012 presidential elections represented the second consecutive defeat for the Republican Party, and its fourth defeat out of the last six presidential elections.

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9780190269135 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 27, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The 2012 presidential elections represented the second consecutive defeat for the Republican Party, and its fourth defeat out of the last six presidential elections.

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Product Description: Since 1896, Ohio voters have failed to favor the next president only twice (in 1944 and 1960). Time after time, Ohio has found itself in the thick of the presidential race, and 2016 is shaping up to be no different. What about the Buckeye State makes it so special? In The Bellwether, Kyle Kondik, managing editor for the nonpartisan political forecasting newsletter Sabato’s Crystal Ball, blends data-driven research and historical documentation to explain Ohio’s remarkable record as a predictor of presidential results and why the state is essential to the 2016 election and beyond...read more

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9780821422076 | Ohio Univ Pr, June 15, 2016, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Since 1896, Ohio voters have failed to favor the next president only twice (in 1944 and 1960).

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9780821422083 | Ohio Univ Pr, June 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Since 1896, Ohio voters have failed to favor the next president only twice (in 1944 and 1960).

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Product Description: In the second edition of The U.S. Congress, Donald A. Ritchie, a congressional historian for more than thirty years, takes readers on a fascinating, behind-the-scenes tour of Capitol Hill, pointing out the key players, explaining their behavior, and translating parliamentary language into plain English...read more

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9780190280147 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 30, 2016), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In the second edition of The U.

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Product Description: Is it time to leave the EU? MEP and award-winning political writer Daniel Hannan argues for a British exit ahead of the coming referendum. Hannan argues that the EU is past its sell-by date, rendered obsolete by technological advances, has been shrinking economically, and is less relevant to our economic needs than ever...read more

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9781784977108 | Head of Zues, June 15, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Is it time to leave the EU?

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Product Description: Hillary Rodham Clinton is one of the most powerful women in world politics, and the irrational right-wing hatred of Clinton has fed her progressive appeal, helping turn her into a feminist icon. To get a woman in the White House, it’s thought, would be an achievement for all women everywhere, a kind of trickle-down feminism...read more
By Liza Featherstone (editor)

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9781784784614 | Verso Books, May 17, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Hillary Rodham Clinton is one of the most powerful women in world politics, and the irrational right-wing hatred of Clinton has fed her progressive appeal, helping turn her into a feminist icon.

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Product Description: Are corporations citizens? Is political inequality a necessary aspect of a democracy or something that must be stamped out? These are the questions that have been at the heart of the debate surrounding campaign finance reform for nearly half a century...read more
By Fleet Cooper (narrator)

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9781522663027 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 7, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Are corporations citizens?

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Product Description: This volume of Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change analyzes examples of nonviolent resistance from across the globe. It covers how regime changes, political movements and nonviolent unrest develop and then shape the political decisions of both civil society and the state...read more
By Lester R. Kurtz (editor) and Sharon Erickson Nepstad (editor)

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9781781903452 | Emerald Group Pub Ltd, October 15, 2012, cover price $131.99 | About this edition: This special issue of Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change analyzes examples of nonviolent resistance from across the globe.

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9781786353283 | Reprint edition (Emerald Group Pub Ltd, June 6, 2016), cover price $40.00 | also contains Nonviolent Conflict and Civil Resistance | About this edition: This volume of Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change analyzes examples of nonviolent resistance from across the globe.

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Product Description: Michael Barber shares the secrets of a successful government and provides suggestions for carrying out lasting improvements in public life Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments. Political leaders struggle to honor their promises and officials find it near impossible to translate ideas into action, resulting in cynicism with the government and the political process...read more

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9780141979588 | Penguin Uk, June 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Michael Barber shares the secrets of a successful government and provides suggestions for carrying out lasting improvements in public life Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments.
9780241004975 | Penguin Uk, October 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Michael Barber shares the secrets of a successful government and provides suggestions for carrying out lasting improvements in public life Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments.

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Product Description: Two decades on from the start of the ‘Singing Revolution’, and five years on from the Baltic States’ entry to the European Union, the time is ripe to take stock of Estonia’s remarkable transition from Soviet Republic to EU member state and address the challenges - some new, some ongoing - and uncertainties that have arisen following the country’s entry to the EU...read more
By Peeter Vihalemm (editor)

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9780415557320 | 1 edition (Routledge, November 12, 2009), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Two decades on from the start of the ‘Singing Revolution’, and five years on from the Baltic States’ entry to the European Union, the time is ripe to take stock of Estonia’s remarkable transition from Soviet Republic to EU member state and address the challenges - some new, some ongoing - and uncertainties that have arisen following the country’s entry to the EU.

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9781138968981 | Routledge, May 31, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Two decades on from the start of the ‘Singing Revolution’, and five years on from the Baltic States’ entry to the European Union, the time is ripe to take stock of Estonia’s remarkable transition from Soviet Republic to EU member state and address the challenges - some new, some ongoing - and uncertainties that have arisen following the country’s entry to the EU.

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Product Description: The Islamic Republic of Iran has entered its fourth decade, and the values and legacy of the Revolution it was founded upon continue to have profound and contradictory consequences for Iranian life. Despite the repressive power of the current regime the immense creativity of popular cultural practices, that negotiate and resist a repressive system, is a potent and dynamic force...read more
By Massoumeh Torfeh (editor)

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9781780760896 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 18, 2013, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The Islamic Republic of Iran has entered its fourth decade, and the values and legacy of the Revolution it was founded upon continue to have profound and contradictory consequences for Iranian life.

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9781784535131 | I B Tauris & Co Ltd, September 30, 2016, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The Islamic Republic of Iran has entered its fourth decade, and the values and legacy of the Revolution it was founded upon continue to have profound and contradictory consequences for Iranian life.

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Product Description: The impact of the Internet on political communication has been significant and multifaceted: it expanded the reach of political messages; opened the floodgates of decontextualization and intercultural misunderstanding; made room for new genres and forms; and allowed for the incorporation of every previously existing communication mode into complex multilayered documents...read more

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9780415737388 | Routledge, May 6, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The impact of the Internet on political communication has been significant and multifaceted: it expanded the reach of political messages; opened the floodgates of decontextualization and intercultural misunderstanding; made room for new genres and forms; and allowed for the incorporation of every previously existing communication mode into complex multilayered documents.

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9781138696853 | Reprint edition (Routledge, May 23, 2016), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: The impact of the Internet on political communication has been significant and multifaceted: it expanded the reach of political messages; opened the floodgates of decontextualization and intercultural misunderstanding; made room for new genres and forms; and allowed for the incorporation of every previously existing communication mode into complex multilayered documents.

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9780415734172 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $155.00

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9781408264539 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $51.95

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Product Description: Constructivism, despite being one of the three main streams of IR theory, along with realism and liberalism, is rarely, if ever, tested in large-n quantitative work. Constructivists almost unanimously eschew quantitative approaches, assuming that variables of interest to constructivists, defy quantification...read more
By Bentley B. Allan (editor)

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9780190255473 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 4, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Constructivism, despite being one of the three main streams of IR theory, along with realism and liberalism, is rarely, if ever, tested in large-n quantitative work.

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9780190255480 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 4, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Constructivism, despite being one of the three main streams of IR theory, along with realism and liberalism, is rarely, if ever, tested in large-n quantitative work.

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Product Description: Exploring British Politics is a concise, comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject. Fully updated and revised, the new edition covers the 2015 general election and recent developments in the role of political parties, changes in party ideology, the UK's relationship with the European Union, and the future of the UK itself...read more

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9781138842779 | 4 har/psc edition (Routledge, May 4, 2016), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Exploring British Politics is a concise, comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject.
9781138133013 | 3 revised edition (Routledge, October 16, 2015), cover price $165.00

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9781138842786 | 4 pap/psc edition (Routledge, May 4, 2016), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Exploring British Politics is a concise, comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject.
9781408263655 | 3 edition (Taylor & Francis, May 29, 2012), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Concise, comprehensive and accessible, Exploring British Politics presents an insightful approach to British politics with a special emphasis on developments since the 2010 general election and the formation of Britain’s first coalition government since 1945.
9781408204412 | 2 edition (Prentice Hall, June 2, 2009), cover price $63.40 | About this edition: Concise, comprehensive and accessible, Exploring British Politics presents an insightful approach to British politics with a special emphasis on recent developments.
9780582894310 | 1 edition (Prentice Hall, October 30, 2006), cover price $64.67 | About this edition: A brief and funky guide to British Politics.

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