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  • The Deep State by Mike Lofgren
    The Deep State (English, Paperback) Mike Lofgren

    The New York Times bestselling author of The Party Is Over delivers a no-holds-barred exposé of who really wields power in Washington...

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  • Understanding Public Policy by Paul Cairney
    Understanding Public Policy (English, Paperback) Paul Cairney

    A major new introduction to theories of public policy. The author provides an accessible assessment of a wide range of theories and models from policy cycles, policy transfer, rational choice and socio-economic explanations to multi-level governance, advocacy coalitions and punctuated equilibrium and of their value to policy analysis.

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  • Instruction to Deliver by Michael Barber
    Instruction to Deliver (English, Paperback) Michael Barber

    For Tony Blair's second term of office, Micahel Barber was appointed head of the PM's Delivery Unit with a brief to drive for real change in the public services and to achieve improvements in health, education and in crime reduction.

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  • American Nightmare by Henry A Giroux
    American Nightmare (English, Paperback) Henry A Giroux

    A far-ranging critique of the rise of authoritarianism and white nationalism in the US and the consequences for democracy

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  • Practising Social Work Law by Suzy Braye
    Practising Social Work Law (English, Paperback) Suzy Braye, Michael Preston-Shoot

    This fully revised fourth edition of a well-respected textbook seeks to build social workers' confidence in legal interpretation and implementation - practitioners must not only know the law;

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  • Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    Seeing Like a State (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    An analysis of diverse failures in high-modernist, authoritarian state planning. It covers projects such as collectivization in Russia and the building of Brasilia, arguing that any centrally-managed social plan must recognize the importance of local customs and practical knowledge.

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  • How Much is Enough? by Edward Skidelsky
    How Much is Enough? (English, Paperback) Edward Skidelsky, Robert Skidelsky

    Argues that wealth is not - or should not be - an end in itself, but a means to 'the good life'. Tracing the concept from Aristotle to the present, this book shows how far modern life has strayed from that ideal. It rejects the idea that there is any single measure of human progress, whether GDP or 'happiness'.

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  • The Politics of Virtue by John Milbank
    The Politics of Virtue (English, Paperback) John Milbank, Adrian Pabst

    Two expert authors combine a compelling critique of contemporary liberalism with post-liberal alternatives in politics, the economy, culture and international affairs, to provide the fullest account so far of the post-liberal alternative in Western politics.

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  • Automating Inequality by Virginia Eubanks
    Automating Inequality (English, Hardback) Virginia Eubanks

    A powerful investigative look at data-based discrimination-and how technology affects civil and human rights and economic equity.

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  • Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics: Rebelocracy: Social Order in the Colombian Civil War by Ana Arjona
    Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics: Rebelocracy: Social Order in the Colombian Civil War (English, Paperback) Ana Arjona

    Challenging the conventional perception that war zones are chaotic and anarchic, this study analyzes rebel institutions, social order and civilian-combatant relations in the Colombian civil war. The results of extensive fieldwork shed light on how war transforms communities, patterns of local governance, non-violent resistance, state building, and political order.

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  • Open Economy Macroeconomics by Martin Uribe
    Open Economy Macroeconomics (English, Hardback) Martin Uribe, Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe

    " Combining theoretical models and data in ways unimaginable just a few years ago, open economy macroeconomics has experienced enormous growth over the past several decades. This rigorous and self-contained textbook brings graduate students, scholars, and policymakers to the research frontier and provides the tools and context necessary for new research and policy proposals. Martâin Uribe and...

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  • The Economization of Life by Michelle Murphy
    The Economization of Life (English, Paperback) Michelle Murphy

    Michelle Murphy examines the ways in which efforts at population control since World War II have tied reproduction to neoliberal capitalism, showing how data collection practices have been used to quantify the value of a human life in terms of its ability to improve the nation-state's gross domestic product.

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  • Radical Markets by Eric A. Posner
    Radical Markets (English, Hardback) Eric A. Posner, E. Glen Weyl

    Revealing bold new ways to structure markets for the good of everyone, this book shows how the emancipatory force of genuinely open, free, and competitive markets can reawaken the dormant 19th-century spirit of liberal reform and lead to greater equality, prosperity, and cooperation.

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  • AQA AS/A-level Politics Student Guide 1: Government of the UK by Nick Gallop
    AQA AS/A-level Politics Student Guide 1: Government of the UK (Paperback) Nick Gallop, Paul Fairclough

    Reinforce your understanding throughout the course. Clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers will help you improve your exam technique to achieve higher grades.

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  • Capital and Time by Martijn Konings
    Capital and Time (English, Paperback) Martijn Konings

    This book moves beyond mere denouncements of financial speculation to rethink the role of uncertainty, contingency, and time in contemporary capitalism.

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  • Issues and Actors in the Global Political Economy by Andre Broome
    Issues and Actors in the Global Political Economy (English, Paperback) Andre Broome

    A major new text on contemporary global political economy that focuses centrally on key issues and actors. Concise and accessibly written, it provides an ideal introduction to the contemporary dynamics and processes of change in the global political economy.

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  • Open Borders by Reece Jones
    Open Borders (English, Paperback) Reece Jones

    Border control continues to be a highly contested and politically charged subject around the world. This collection of essays challenges reactionary nationalism by making the positive case for the benefits of free movement for countries on both ends of the exchange.

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  • The Chickenshit Club by Jesse Eisinger
    The Chickenshit Club (English, Paperback) Jesse Eisinger

    Winner of the 2018 Excellence in Financial Journalism Award...

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  • America: The Farewell Tour by Chris Hedges
    America: The Farewell Tour (English, Hardback) Chris Hedges

    "A deep and troubling examination of the dark corners of working-class America, where unemployment and the loss of traditional jobs have produced an epidemic of drug abuse, bigotry, and even suicide, coupled with an urgent plea to rearrange our priorities to address the ills of middle America and emphasize the common good"--

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  • NYE by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds
    NYE (English, Paperback) Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds

    Based on new research and previously unpublished sources, a major biography of one of the great British statesmen of the 20th century

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