Political Science

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MAKING SENSE OF THE ALT-RIGHT

Written by Hawley, George
During the 2016 election, a new term entered the mainstream American political lexicon: "alt-right," short for "alternative right." Despite the innocuous name, the alt-right is a white-nationalist movement. Yet it differs from earlier racist groups: it is youthful and tech savvy, obsessed with provocation and trolling, amorphous, predominantly online, and mostly anonymous.
September 19, 2017 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 232 Pages |
$28.00
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TRANS: A QUICK AND QUIRKY ACCOUNT OF GENDER VARIABILITY

Written by Halberstam, Jack
In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increased visibility has come not just power, but regulation, both in favor of and against trans people.
January 24, 2018 | Paperback | University of California Press | 184 Pages |
$18.95
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FROM FASCISM TO POPULISM IN HISTORY

Written by Finchelstein, Federico
What is fascism and what is populism? What are their connections in history and theory, and how should we address their significant differences? What does it mean when pundits call Donald Trump a fascist, or label as populist politicians who span left and right such as Hugo Chávez, Juan Perón, Rodrigo Duterte, and Marine Le Pen?
September 26, 2017 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 352 Pages |
$29.95
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ORDINARY VIRTUES: MORAL ORDER IN A DIVIDED WORLD

Written by Ignatieff, Michael
What moral values do human beings hold in common? As globalization draws us together economically, are our values converging or diverging? In particular, are human rights becoming a global ethic? These were the questions that led Michael Ignatieff to embark on a three-year, eight-nation journey in search of answers.
September 18, 2017 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 272 Pages |
$27.95
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CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO IMPEACHMENT: A CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO IMPEACHMENT

Written by Radnofsky, Barbara A
A non-partisan guide to a precise understanding of the rules and history of impeachment . .
September 12, 2017 | Paperback | Melville House Publishing | 160 Pages |
$12.99
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ANTIFA: THE ANTI-FASCIST HANDBOOK

Written by Bray, Mark
The National Bestseller "Focused and persuasive...
August 14, 2017 | Paperback | Melville House Publishing | 288 Pages |
$16.99
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CAUSE: . . . AND HOW IT DOESN'T ALWAYS LEAD TO EFFECT

Written by Smithsimon, Gregory
The Freakonomics of the sociology world. This book shows how deeply irrational we humans are, and what we can do about it When we try to understand our world, we ask "why?" a specific event occured. But this profoundly human question often leads us astray.
February 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Melville House Publishing | 320 Pages |
$26.99
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WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION: HOW BIG DATA INCREASES INEQUALITY AND THREATENS DEMOCRACY

Written by O'Neil, Cathy
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on Big Data and the mathematical models that threaten to rip apart our social fabric--with a new afterword "A manual for the twenty-first-century citizen . . .
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 288 Pages |
$16.00
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BEYOND THE MESSY TRUTH: HOW WE CAME APART, HOW WE COME TOGETHER

Written by Jones, Van
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart--from the CNN host hailed as "a star of the 2016 campaign" (The New York Times), now seen on The Van Jones Show
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Ballantine Books | 256 Pages |
$27.00
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OUR REVOLUTION: A FUTURE TO BELIEVE IN

Written by Sanders, Bernie
The New York Times Best Seller! When Bernie Sanders began his race for the presidency, it was considered by the political establishment and the media to be a "fringe" campaign, something not to be taken seriously. After all, he was just an Independent senator from a small state with little name recognition.
August 29, 2017 | Paperback | Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin | 464 Pages |
$17.99

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