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Product Description: This edited collection interprets and assesses the transformation of Brazil under the Workers' Party. It addresses the extent of the changes the Workers' Party has brought about and examines how successful these have been, as well as how continuity and social change in Brazil have affected key domains of economy, society, and politics...read more
By Marianne Wiesebron (editor)
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9781137273802 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 15, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This edited collection interprets and assesses the transformation of Brazil under the Workers' Party.

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Product Description: To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame the decisions as the outcomes of a rational search for value-maximising alternatives or the result of systematic and well-ordered institutional and organisational processes...read more
By Jenny Lewis (editor)
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9781138019607 | Routledge, November 3, 2014, cover price $166.00 | About this edition: To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them.

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Product Description: The definitive portrait of Stephen Harper in power by this country's most trenchant, influential and surprising political commentator.      Despite a constant barrage of outrage and disbelief from his detractors, Stephen Harper is on his way to becoming one of Canada's most significant prime ministers...read more
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9780307361325 | Random House of Canada Ltd, October 22, 2013, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The definitive portrait of Stephen Harper in power by this country’s most trenchant, influential and surprising political commentator.

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9780307361332 | Vintage, October 14, 2014, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The definitive portrait of Stephen Harper in power by this country's most trenchant, influential and surprising political commentator.

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Product Description: Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Scilla Elworthy, a realist with 40 years' experience at the sharp end of politics and conflict, presents a bold but realistic vision for the future in Pioneering the Possible. Human beings worldwide are anxious, afraid for their children's futures, dissatisfied by their lives, but unsure what to do...read more
By Scilla Elworthy and Andrew Harvey (foreword by)
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9781583948620 | North Atlantic Books, October 7, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr.

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Product Description: Reinventing Indonesia presents an insider's view of the tumultuous transition that took place in Indonesia from 1997 to 2004. This was a period of unprecedented changes in democratized governance and decentralizing power throughout the country amidst significant economic turmoil...read more
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9789814596558 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, September 29, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Reinventing Indonesia presents an insider's view of the tumultuous transition that took place in Indonesia from 1997 to 2004.

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Product Description: At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and social policy. What has been the impact of the 2004 and 2007 rounds of enlargement upon the political economy of European integration? EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension analyses the impact of the 2004 and 2007 enlargements upon the politics of European integration within EU employment and social policy...read more
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9780719088254 | Manchester Univ Pr, September 18, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and social policy.

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Product Description: Leadership has never played a more prominent role in America's national discourse, and yet our opinions of leaders are at all-time lows. Private sector leaders are widely seen as greedy to the point of being corrupt. Public sector leaders are viewed as incompetent to the point of being inept...read more
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9780804792356 | Stanford Univ Pr, October 15, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Leadership has never played a more prominent role in America's national discourse, and yet our opinions of leaders are at all-time lows.

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9780199069200 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 10, 2014, cover price $54.95

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Product Description: Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.  Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in Sangin, the most dangerous district in all of Afghanistan...read more
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9781400068746 | Random House Inc, September 9, 2014, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan.

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Product Description: This book examines US recourse to military force in the post-9/11 era. In particular, it evaluates the extent to which the Bush and Obama administrations viewed legitimizing the greater use-of-force as a necessary solution to thwart the security threat presented by global terrorist networks and WMD proliferation...read more
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9781137411433 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 24, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book examines US recourse to military force in the post-9/11 era.

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Product Description: The politics of the 1950s revolved around two primary leaders, one Republican and one Democrat—both moderate, and both willing to compromise to move the nation forward.The Republican leader was President Dwight Eisenhower. His two administrations changed American politics...read more
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9781631440007 | Perseus Distribution Services, September 30, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The politics of the 1950s revolved around two primary leaders, one Republican and one Democrat—both moderate, and both willing to compromise to move the nation forward.

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Product Description: The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.Thirty years ago there were no private military and security companies (PMSCs); there were only mercenaries...read more
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9781416598800 | Simon & Schuster, August 19, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.

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9781491535219 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 19, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.
9781491535202 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, August 19, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.

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Product Description: The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.Thirty years ago there were no private military and security companies (PMSCs); there were only mercenaries...read more
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9781491535226, titled "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, August 19, 2014), cover price $62.97 | About this edition: The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.

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Product Description: Few politicians in recent American history are as well-known as Ronald Reagan, the 40th U.S. president. An iconic leader, Reagan shifted the direction of American politics toward a newly vigorous conservatism. Though he began his career as a New Deal liberal, by the end of the 1950s, Reagan had embraced conservative views...read more
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9780415521949 | Routledge, September 18, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Few politicians in recent American history are as well-known as Ronald Reagan, the 40th U.

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9780415521956 | Routledge, September 18, 2014, cover price $34.95

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9781623967819 | Information Age Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $85.99

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9781623967802 | Information Age Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $45.99

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9781609382698 | Univ of Iowa Pr, September 1, 2014, cover price $19.00

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9780415615839 | Routledge, April 3, 2012, cover price $145.00

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9781138822139 | Routledge, September 11, 2014, cover price $54.95

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Product Description: This book examines the foreign policy decisions of the presidents who presided over the most critical phases of America's rise to world primacy in the twentieth century, and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices. Joseph Nye, who was ranked as one of Foreign Policy magazine's 100 Top Global Thinkers, reveals how some presidents tried with varying success to forge a new international order while others sought to manage America's existing position...read more
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9780691158365 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 26, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This book examines the foreign policy decisions of the presidents who presided over the most critical phases of America's rise to world primacy in the twentieth century, and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices.

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9780691163604 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 31, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book examines the foreign policy decisions of the presidents who presided over the most critical phases of America's rise to world primacy in the twentieth century, and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices.

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By Michael D. Pendleton (foreword by)
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9780739189894 | Lexington Books, October 31, 2014, cover price $95.00

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Product Description: Adopting a new approach to an American icon, an award-winning scholar reexamines the life of Abraham Lincoln to demonstrate how his remarkable political acumen and leadership skills evolved during the intense partisan conflict in pre-Civil War Illinois...read more
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9780700618040 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 21, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Faced with a divided nation, Abraham Lincoln deemed the loyalty of the border slave states of Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri crucial to the preservation of the Union.

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9780700620159 | Univ Pr of Kansas, August 15, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Adopting a new approach to an American icon, an award-winning scholar reexamines the life of Abraham Lincoln to demonstrate how his remarkable political acumen and leadership skills evolved during the intense partisan conflict in pre-Civil War Illinois.

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9781137397850 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 7, 2014, cover price $100.00

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Product Description: From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term—until televised Watergate hearings revealed his White House as little better than a mafia den...read more
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9781476782416 | Simon & Schuster, August 5, 2014, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.

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9781491534724 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, August 5, 2014), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.
9781491534731 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 5, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.

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Product Description: In this full and frank memoir—a personal story of duty, family, justice, politics and resilience—New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reflects on his rise, fall, and rise in politics, and recounts his defining personal and political moments and tough but necessary lessons he has learned along the way...read more
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9780062300089 | Harpercollins, October 14, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In this full and frank memoir—a personal story of duty, family, justice, politics and resilience—New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reflects on his rise, fall, and rise in politics, and recounts his defining personal and political moments and tough but necessary lessons he has learned along the way.

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Product Description: From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term—until televised Watergate hearings revealed his White House as little better than a mafia den...read more
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9781491534748 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, August 5, 2014), cover price $99.97 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.

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Product Description: George W. Bush has been branded the worst president in history and forced to endure accusations that he abused his power while presiding over a "lawless" administration. Stephen Knott, however, contends that Bush has been treated unfairly, especially by presidential historians and the media...read more
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9780700618316 | Univ Pr of Kansas, March 8, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: George W.

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9780700620227 | Univ Pr of Kansas, August 1, 2014, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: George W.

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