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Political leaders & leadership books

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Charles De Gaulle and the Media Leadership, TV and the Birth of the Fifth Republic by Riccardo Brizzi Charles De Gaulle and the Media Leadership, TV and the Birth of the Fifth Republic

This book explores Charles De Gaulle's use and strict control of television between 1958 and 1969, highlighting the association between charismatic power and television with regards to legitimizing the Gaullist leadership and determining an evolution towards presidentialism during the Fifth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Political Leadership A Pragmatic Institutionalist Approach by Robert Elgie Political Leadership A Pragmatic Institutionalist Approach

This book provides a philosophically informed, institutionalist account of political leadership. This book is aimed at scholars and students of political leadership, political institutions, the philosophy of the social sciences, and research methods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Croatia Under Ante Pavelic America, the Ustase and Croatian Genocide in World War II by Robert B. McCormick Croatia Under Ante Pavelic America, the Ustase and Croatian Genocide in World War II

Ante Pavelic was the leader of the fascist party of Croatia (the Ustase), who, on Adolf Hitler's instruction, became the leader of Croatia after the Nazi invasion of 1941.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Nation-building and personality cult in Turkmenistan The Turkmenbasy Phenomenon by Fabio (Academy Union Education, Shenzhen, People's Republic of China) De Leonardis Nation-building and personality cult in Turkmenistan The Turkmenbasy Phenomenon
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It took Saparmurat Niyazov (1940-2006) just a few years to turn from a humble and taciturn top Soviet official into Turkmenbasy ( leader of the Turkmen ), the president-for-life of newly independent Turkmenistan, a sort of demigod glorified by lavish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

The Palgrave Handbook of Political Elites by Heinrich Best The Palgrave Handbook of Political Elites

This handbook presents a comprehensive view of the current theory and research surrounding political elites, which is now a pivotal subject for academic study and public discourse. In 43 chapters by leading scholars, it displays the field's richness and diversity....
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Jan Smuts and the Indian question Off centre: New perspectives on public issues by Vineet Thakur Jan Smuts and the Indian question Off centre: New perspectives on public issues

As the only surviving statesman of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, Jan Smuts arrived for the first session of the United Nations in New York in 1946 to celebratory chants. His departure, a month and a half later, was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Campbell Revolution? Power, Politics, and Policy in British Columbia by J. R. Lacharite, Tracy Summerville The Campbell Revolution? Power, Politics, and Policy in British Columbia
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Assessing British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell's tenure and political legacy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

A simple man by Ronnie Kasrils A simple man


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

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Government Formation and Minister Turnover in Presidential Cabinets Comparative Analysis in the Americas by Marcelo (University of Lisbon, Portugal) Camerlo Government Formation and Minister Turnover in Presidential Cabinets Comparative Analysis in the Americas
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Portfolio allocation in presidential systems is a central tool that presidents use to deal with changes in the political and economic environment. Yet, we still have much to learn about the process through which ministers are selected and the reasons...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

The Evo Morales Experiment The Birth of a New Era in Bolivian Politics by Arturo Von Vacano The Evo Morales Experiment The Birth of a New Era in Bolivian Politics

This collection of essays spans the period 2005-2008, when Evo Morales was consolidating power despite extreme opposition by both elites in Eastern Bolivia and the United States. While Hugo Chavez is no longer on the political scene, and the Castro...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/11/2017

Political Leadership and Political Change in the Chinese Countryside by Shan (National University of Singapore) Wei Political Leadership and Political Change in the Chinese Countryside

This book, based on extensive original research including survey research in the Chinese countryside, examines how market reforms and the changing nature of the Chinese state have made a huge impact on how ordinary Chinese people in rural areas relate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis by Kirk Hawkins The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis

Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/12/2017

The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis by Kirk Hawkins The Ideational Approach to Populism Concept, Theory, and Analysis

Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

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The Campbell Revolution? Power, Politics, and Policy in British Columbia by J. R. Lacharite, Tracy Summerville The Campbell Revolution? Power, Politics, and Policy in British Columbia
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Assessing British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell's tenure and political legacy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Iran-Contra Reagan's Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power by Malcolm Byrne Iran-Contra Reagan's Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power

Through exhaustive use of declassified documents, previously unavailable investigative materials, and wide-ranging interviews, Malcolm Byrne revisits Iran-Contra episode. Placing the events in their historical and political context (notably the Cold War and a sharp partisan domestic divide), he explores what...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Presidents and Democracy in Latin America by Jean Blondel Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive country-specific...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump by Miguel A. De la Torre Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump

Many people of faith have identified the election of Donald Trump as a confessional crisis-a moment that calls into question the deepest meaning of our religious claims and values. This book gathers reflections by a range of scholars and activists...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

The Corbyn Effect by Paul Mason The Corbyn Effect

This is an essential post-election read for those seeking to understand the present political moment, Corbyn's leadership and a possible future for the Labour Party.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

Presidents and Democracy in Latin America by Jean Blondel Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive country-specific...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Japan's Foreign Policy Making Central Government Reforms, Decision-Making Processes, and Diplomacy by Karol Zakowski, Beata Bochorodycz, Marcin Socha Japan's Foreign Policy Making Central Government Reforms, Decision-Making Processes, and Diplomacy
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It puts a special focus on the evolution of the domestic institutional factors and decision-making processes behind Japan's foreign policy, while also analyzing the development of Japan's external relations with various other countries, such as the US, China and North...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Corbyn The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics by Richard Seymour Corbyn The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

NEW UPDATED EDITION: How Jeremy Corbyn, the radical left candidate for the Labour leadership, won twice-and won big
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Zhu Rongji on the Record The Shanghai Years, 1987-1991 by Rongji Zhu Zhu Rongji on the Record The Shanghai Years, 1987-1991

Zhu Rongji served as party secretary and mayor of Shanghai from 1987 to early 1991. During that time, he began to reorganize state-owned industries, cracked down on bureaucratism, planned major reforms in land leasing and public housing, initiated massive infrastructure...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Mr Trump Goes to Washington by Michael Mayor Mr Trump Goes to Washington

In 2016, much to his surprise, Mr Trump was elected President of the United States of America. This is the story of what happened when Mr Trump went to Washington. The author does not envisage it will end well ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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