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9781483382869 | Revised edition (Cq Pr, January 15, 2018), cover price $32.00

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Product Description: A comprehensive discussion and analysis of two and a half millennia of Western political theory   In the absence of noble public goals, admired leaders, and compelling issues, many warn of a dangerous erosion of civil society, which includes families, religious organizations, and all other NGOs...read more

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9781479896714 | 2 edition (New York Univ Pr, February 14, 2017), cover price $89.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive discussion and analysis of two and a half millennia of Western political theory   In the absence of noble public goals, admired leaders, and compelling issues, many warn of a dangerous erosion of civil society, which includes families, religious organizations, and all other NGOs.

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9781479891603 | 2 reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, February 14, 2017), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive discussion and analysis of two and a half millennia of Western political theory   In the absence of noble public goals, admired leaders, and compelling issues, many warn of a dangerous erosion of civil society, which includes families, religious organizations, and all other NGOs.

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Product Description: The first thorough study of the co-existence of crime and democratic processes in Indian politics   In India, the world’s largest democracy, the symbiotic relationship between crime and politics raises complex questions. For instance, how can free and fair democratic processes exist alongside rampant criminality? Why do political parties recruit candidates with reputations for wrongdoing? Why are one-third of state and national legislators elected—and often re-elected—in spite of criminal charges pending against them? In this eye-opening study, political scientist Milan Vaishnav mines a rich array of sources, including fieldwork on political campaigns and interviews with candidates, party workers, and voters, large surveys, and an original database on politicians’ backgrounds to offer the first comprehensive study of an issue that has implications for the study of democracy both within and beyond India’s borders...read more

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9780300216202 | Yale Univ Pr, January 24, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The first thorough study of the co-existence of crime and democratic processes in Indian politics   In India, the world’s largest democracy, the symbiotic relationship between crime and politics raises complex questions.

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Product Description: The third volume in the Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons series, Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Three provides an insider's view of the judicial system. Offering interviews from judges in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, and the West Indies, this text explores the behind-the-scenes motivations of judges on a global scale, delving into the interviewees opinions on diverse legal systems, the interpretation of legal developments, and current issues in criminal law...read more

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9781498715133 | CRC Pr I Llc, January 15, 2017, cover price $179.95 | About this edition: The third volume in the Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons series, Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Three provides an insider's view of the judicial system.

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Product Description: The first available textbook on the rapidly growing and increasingly important field of government analytics This first textbook on the increasingly important field of government analytics provides invaluable knowledge and training for students of government in the synthesis, interpretation, and communication of “big data,” which is now an integral part of governance and policy making...read more
By Jennifer Bachner (editor)

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9780300208399 | Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The first available textbook on the rapidly growing and increasingly important field of government analytics This first textbook on the increasingly important field of government analytics provides invaluable knowledge and training for students of government in the synthesis, interpretation, and communication of “big data,” which is now an integral part of governance and policy making.

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Product Description: An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America’s best and most accomplished presidents.Over the course of eight years, Barack Obama has amassed an array of outstanding achievements...read more

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9780062426970 | Custom House, November 15, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: New York Times bestsellerAn unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America’s best and most accomplished presidents.

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9780062496690 | Large print edition (Harperluxe, November 15, 2016), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America’s best and most accomplished presidents.

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Product Description: Public management is context dependent, rather than generic. That may sound obvious, but in the late 1920s through the 1930s, a dominant strand of thought considered public administration to be a "single process," wherever practiced...read more
By Patrick S. Malone (editor), David H. Rosenbloom (editor) and Bill Valdez (editor)

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9781498756402 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 31, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Public management is context dependent, rather than generic.

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Product Description: Modern presidents are CEOs with broad powers over the federal government.The United States Constitution lays out three hypothetically equal branches of government—the executive, the legislative, and the judicial—but over the years, the president, as head of the executive branch, has emerged as the usually dominant political and administrative force at the federal level...read more

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9780815729020 | Brookings Inst Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Modern presidents are CEOs with broad powers over the federal government.

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Product Description: This book gathers an expert group of social scientists to showcase emerging forms of analysis and evaluation for public policy analysis. Each chapter highlights a different method or approach, putting it in context and highlighting its key features before illustrating its application and potential value to policy makers...read more
By Mark Evans (editor) and Gerry Stoker (editor)

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9781447329367 | Policy Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book gathers an expert group of social scientists to showcase emerging forms of analysis and evaluation for public policy analysis.

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9781447329374 | Reprint edition (Policy Pr, October 15, 2016), cover price $45.95 | About this edition: This book gathers an expert group of social scientists to showcase emerging forms of analysis and evaluation for public policy analysis.

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Product Description: The 1946 Mexican presidential election signaled the ascent of a new generation of cosmopolitan civilian government officials, led by the magnetic lawyer Miguel Alemán. Supporters hailed them as modernizing visionaries whose policies laid the foundation for unprecedented economic growth, while critics decried the administration’s toleration of rampant corruption, hostility to organized labor, and indifference to the rural poor...read more

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9780826357380, titled "Sons of the Mexican Revolution: Miguel Alemán and His Generation" | Univ of New Mexico Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The 1946 Mexican presidential election signaled the ascent of a new generation of cosmopolitan civilian government officials, led by the magnetic lawyer Miguel Alemán.

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9780826357397, titled "Sons of the Mexican Revolution: Miguel Alemán and His Generation" | Reprint edition (Univ of New Mexico Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The 1946 Mexican presidential election signaled the ascent of a new generation of cosmopolitan civilian government officials, led by the magnetic lawyer Miguel Alemán.

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Product Description: East Manchester has been the site of one of the most substantial regeneration projects internationally. The initiative in east Manchester confirmed the tag that the city is the 'regeneration capital' of the United Kingdom.While the book focuses on a single project, it has wider relevance to national and international regeneration initiatives...read more

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9780719084409 | Manchester Univ Pr, October 31, 2013, cover price $95.00

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9781526107190 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: East Manchester has been the site of one of the most substantial regeneration projects internationally.

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Product Description: Public administration ensures the development and delivery of the essential public services required for sustaining modern civilization. Covering areas from public safety and social welfare to transportation and education, the services provided through the public sector are inextricably part of our daily lives...read more

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9780198724230 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Public administration ensures the development and delivery of the essential public services required for sustaining modern civilization.

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Product Description: Vividly demonstrate the relevance of theory to real-world economic issues and policy questions using the wealth of contemporary examples and practical applications found in Carbaugh's popular INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS. Now in its 16th edition, this proven, market-leading text remains a favorite among instructors and students for its clear, concise treatment of international trade and finance theory...read more

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9781305507449 | 16 edition (South-Western Pub, September 14, 2016), cover price $344.95 | About this edition: Vividly demonstrate the relevance of theory to real-world economic issues and policy questions using the wealth of contemporary examples and practical applications found in Carbaugh's popular INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS.
9780324001082 | South-Western Pub, March 1, 1999, cover price $205.95 | also contains Creating Public Value in Practice: Advancing the Common Good in a Multi-sector, Shared-power, No-one-wholly-in-charge World | About this edition: The hallmark approach of this very successful market-leading text is its clear and concise treatment of international trade and finance theory illustrated with a wealth of contemporary issues and cases that demonstrate the relevance of theory to real-world economic problems.

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9780324182286 | 9 stg edition (South-Western Pub, January 28, 2003), cover price $40.95

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Product Description: Before the interstates, Main Street America was the small town’s commercial spine and served as the linchpin for community social solidarity. Yet, during the past three decades, a series of economic downturns has left many of the great small cities barely viable...read more

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9780765639318 | Routledge, September 8, 2016, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: Before the interstates, Main Street America was the small town’s commercial spine and served as the linchpin for community social solidarity.

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9780765639325 | Reprint edition (Routledge, September 8, 2016), cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Before the interstates, Main Street America was the small town’s commercial spine and served as the linchpin for community social solidarity.

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Product Description: Orthodox international relations theory considers foreign affairs to be the exclusive purview of national governments. Yet as Rodrigo Tavares demonstrates, the vast majority of leading sub-states and cities are currently practicing foreign affairs, both bilaterally and multilaterally...read more

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9780190462116 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Orthodox international relations theory considers foreign affairs to be the exclusive purview of national governments.

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9780190462123 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Orthodox international relations theory considers foreign affairs to be the exclusive purview of national governments.

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Product Description: Military and defense organizations are a vital component to any nation. In order to maintain the standards of these sectors, new procedures and practices must be implemented.Emerging Strategies in Defense Acquisitions and Military Procurement is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the present state of defense organizations, examining reforms and solutions necessary to overcome current limitations and make vast improvements to their infrastructure...read more
By Peter Antill (editor)

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9781522505990 | Idea Group Reference, August 31, 2016, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: Military and defense organizations are a vital component to any nation.

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9781442261907 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 26, 2016, cover price $80.00

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9781442261914 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 26, 2016), cover price $38.00

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Product Description: Dead Wrong is a study of the scientific and forensic facts of four assassinations of the 1960s (President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black Panther leader Fred Hampton), as well as an examination of new and incriminating evidence indicative of murder, not suicide, in the deaths of Marilyn Monroe, White House Counsel Vincent Foster, U...read more

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9781531804770 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Dead Wrong is a study of the scientific and forensic facts of four assassinations of the 1960s (President John F.

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Product Description: In Cuban Revelations, Marc Frank offers a first-hand account of daily life in Cuba at the turn of the 21st century, the start of a new and dramatic epoch for islanders and the Cuban diaspora. A US-born journalist who has called Havana home for almost a quarter century, Frank observed in person the best days of the revolution, the fall of the Soviet Bloc, the great depression of the 1990s, the stepping aside of Fidel Castro, and the reforms now being devised by his brother...read more
By Danny Campbell (narrator)

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9781531804060 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In Cuban Revelations, Marc Frank offers a first-hand account of daily life in Cuba at the turn of the 21st century, the start of a new and dramatic epoch for islanders and the Cuban diaspora.

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Product Description: The second edition of Government Contracting: Promises and Perils picks up where the first edition’s mission left off: exposing fraud, incompetence, waste, and abuse (FIWA) and analyzing corruption, mismanagement, and ineptitude that defile government contracting...read more

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9781498738071 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, August 11, 2016), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: The second edition of Government Contracting: Promises and Perils picks up where the first edition’s mission left off: exposing fraud, incompetence, waste, and abuse (FIWA) and analyzing corruption, mismanagement, and ineptitude that defile government contracting.

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