Political Science

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ACTIVISTS UNDER SURVEILLANCE: THE FBI FILES

Selections from FBI files on political activists including Betty Friedan, Abbie Hoffman, Martin Luther King, Aaron Swartz, and Malcolm X.The FBI has always kept tabs on political activists. During the directorship of J. Edgar Hoover, it was a Bureau-wide obsession. Did you see that guy who didn't quite look like a journalist, taking pictures at a demonstration? He was probably FBI.
September 24, 2019 | Paperback | MIT Press | 392 Pages |
$24.95
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WHY LIBERALISM WORKS: HOW TRUE LIBERAL VALUES PRODUCE A FREER, MORE EQUAL, PROSPEROUS WORLD FOR ALL

Written by McCloskey, Deirdre Nansen
An insightful and passionately written book explaining why a return to Enlightenment ideals is good for the world "Beginning with the simple but fertile idea that people should not push other people around, Deirdre McCloskey presents an elegant defense of 'true liberalism' as opposed to its well-meaning rivals on the left and the right.
October 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 400 Pages |
$28.00
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LAST COWBOYS: A PIONEER FAMILY IN THE NEW WEST

Written by Branch, John
For generations, the Wrights of southern Utah have raised cattle and world-champion saddle-bronc riders--some call them the most successful rodeo family in history.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$26.95
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HOW ALL POLITICS BECAME REPRODUCTIVE POLITICS: FROM WELFARE REFORM TO FORECLOSURE TO TRUMP

Written by Briggs, Laura
Today all politics are reproductive politics, argues esteemed feminist critic Laura Briggs. From longer work hours to the election of Donald Trump, our current political crisis is above all about reproduction. Households are where we face our economic realities as social safety nets get cut and wages decline.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 304 Pages |
$29.95
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PEACEMAKERS: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM TWENTIETH-CENTURY STATESMANSHIP

Written by Jentleson, Bruce W
Those questions are at the heart of The Peacemakers, a kind of global edition of John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage.
April 24, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 400 Pages |
$28.95
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VANITY FAIR'S SCHOOLS FOR SCANDAL

Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter shares a definitive, provocative collection of the magazine's finest dispatches on the political, sexual, and administrative scandals that have swept our nation's campuses. Vanity Fair's Schools for Scandal, edited by Graydon Carter, with an introduction by Cullen Murphy, brings together the magazine's finest reporting on the scand
August 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 400 Pages |
$27.00
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WHAT HAPPENED

Written by Clinton, Hillary Rodham
A TIME BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK "In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 512 Pages |
$30.00
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MAKING TROUBLE

Written by Segal, Lynne
What happens when angry young rebels become wary older women, raging in a leaner, meaner time: a time which exalts only the "new," when the ruling orthodoxy daily disparages everything associated with the "old"?
July 25, 2017 | Paperback | Verso | 384 Pages |
$17.95
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NO LESS THAN MYSTIC: A HISTORY OF LENIN AND THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION FOR A 21ST-CENTURY LEFT

Written by Medhurst, John
Published in the centenary year of the 1917 Russian Revolution, No Less Than Mystic is a fresh and iconoclastic history of Lenin and the Bolsheviks for a generation uninterested in Cold War ideologies and stereotypes.
August 22, 2017 | Paperback | Repeater | 654 Pages |
$14.95
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GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS: HOW SHOULD WE RESPOND?: THE MUNK DEBATES

Written by Steyn, Mark
The world is facing the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. Over 300,000 are dead in Syria, and one and half million are either injured or disabled. Four and a half million people are trying to flee the country. And Syria is just one of a growing number of failed or failing states in the Middle East and North Africa.
March 14, 2017 | Paperback | House of Anansi Press | 128 Pages |
$14.95

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