Political Science

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SHORTEST HISTORY OF DEMOCRACY: 4,000 YEARS OF SELF-GOVERNMENT--A RETELLING FOR OUR TIMES

Written by Keane, John
From The Shortest History series comes the complete history of democracy, its champions, and its detractors--from the assemblies of ancient Mesopotamia to present perils This tumultuous global story begins with democracy's radical core idea: We can collaborate, as equals, to determine our own lives and futures.
September 6, 2022 | Paperback | Experiment |
$15.95
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PERSUADERS: AT THE FRONT LINES OF THE FIGHT FOR HEARTS, MINDS, AND DEMOCRACY

Written by Giridharadas, Anand
An insider account of activists, politicians, educators, and everyday citizens working to change minds, bridge divisions, and fight for democracy--from a leader of Black Lives Matter to disinformation fighters to Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez The lifeblood of any free society is persuasion: changing other people's minds in order to change things.
October 18, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$30.00
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PANDEMIC POLITICS: THE DEADLY TOLL OF PARTISANSHIP IN THE AGE OF COVID

Written by Pepinsky, Thomas B
How the politicization of the pandemic endangers our lives--and our democracy COVID-19 has killed more people than any war or public health crisis in American history, but the scale and grim human toll of the pandemic were not inevitable.
October 11, 2022 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 400 Pages |
$35.00
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VIRAL JUSTICE: HOW WE GROW THE WORLD WE WANT

Written by Benjamin, Ruha
An inspiring vision of how we can build a more just world--one small change at a time "A book as urgent as the moment that produced it."--Jelani Cobb, Columbia Journalism School Long before the pandemic, Ruha Benjamin was doing groundbreaking research on race, technology, and justice, focusing on big, structural changes.
October 11, 2022 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 392 Pages |
$29.95
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ON LYING AND POLITICS: A LIBRARY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PUBLICATION

Written by Arendt, Hannah
More urgent than ever, two landmark essays by the legendary political theorist on the greatest threat to democracy, gathered with a new introduction by David Bromwich "No one," Hannah Arendt observed, "has ever counted truthfulness as a political virtue." But why do politicians lie? What is the relationship between political lies and self-delusion?
September 6, 2022 | Paperback | Library of America | 120 Pages |
$12.50
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RIGHT TO BE LAZY: AND OTHER WRITINGS

Written by Lafargue, Paul
Now in a new translation, a classic nineteenth-century defense for the cause of idleness by a revolutionary writer and activist (and Karl Marx's son-in law) that reshaped European ideas of labor and production. Exuberant, provocative, and as controversial as when it first appeared in 1880, Paul Lafargue's The Right to Be Lazy is a call for the workers of the world to unite--and s
November 29, 2022 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 136 Pages |
$16.95
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ADRIFT: AMERICA IN 100 CHARTS

Written by Galloway, Scott
From bestselling author and NYU business school professor Scott Galloway comes an urgent examination of the future of our nation - and how we got here. We are only just beginning to reckon with our post-pandemic future.
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Portfolio | 320 Pages |
$29.00
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STORM IS HERE: AN AMERICAN CRUCIBLE

Written by Mogelson, Luke
The New Yorker's award-winning war correspondent returns to his own country to chronicle its accelerating civic breakdown, in an indelible eyewitness narrative of startling explanatory power
September 13, 2022 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 368 Pages |
$29.00
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AFTERMATH: THE LAST DAYS OF THE BABY BOOM AND THE FUTURE OF POWER IN AMERICA

Written by Bump, Philip
A widely-read Washington Post columnist takes a deep dive into what the end of the baby boom means for American politics and economics. Philip Bump, a reporter as adept with a graph as with a paragraph, is popular for his ability to distill vast amounts of data into accessible stories.
January 17, 2023 | Hardcover | Viking | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: HOW POLLS WORK AND WHY WE NEED THEM

Written by Morris, G Elliott
Public opinion polling is the ultimate democratic process; it gives every person an equal voice in letting elected leaders know what they need and want. But in the eyes of the public, polls today are tarnished. Recent election forecasts have routinely missed the mark and media coverage of polls has focused solely on their ability to predict winners and losers. Polls deserve better.
July 12, 2022 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 224 Pages |
$28.95

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