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Journalists And Confidential Sources

Author : Joseph M Fernandez
ISBN : 9781000245769
Genre : Social Science
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Journalists and Confidential Sources explores the fraught and widespread reliance by journalists on anonymous sources, whistleblowers and others to whom they owe an obligation of confidentiality. It examines the difficulties afflicting such relationships; the deteriorating ‘right to know’ and freedom of expression frameworks; and explores solutions and reforms. The book discusses key Australian and international source protection ethics rules, statutes, court cases, law enforcement actions and case studies. It highlights weakness in journalists’ professional practice codes governing confidentiality obligations; discusses inadequate journalistic appreciation of the importance of establishing clear terms and conditions underpinning confidentiality obligations; and identifies shortcomings in the law governing source protection. The book argues that despite source protection being widely recognised as an important ideal, source protection is under sustained assault, thereby undermining public access to information, and democracy itself. The work focusses on Australia, but takes into account source protection in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and New Zealand. This timely contribution to the global discussion on the subject will greatly interest journalists, scholars, educators, and students especially in the areas of media law and policy, journalism, media and communication studies, and public relations; the legal fraternity; and anyone who communicates with journalists.
Category: Social Science

The Twitter Presidency

Author : Brian L. Ott
ISBN : 9780429620362
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Twitter Presidency explores the rhetorical style of President Donald J. Trump, attending to both his general manner of speaking as well as to his preferred modality. Trump’s manner, the authors argue, reflects an aesthetics of white rage, and it is rooted in authoritarianism, narcissism, and demagoguery. His preferred modality of speaking, namely through Twitter, effectively channels and transmits the affective dimensions of white rage by taking advantage of the platform’s defining characteristics, which include simplicity, impulsivity, and incivility. There is, then, a structural homology between Trump’s general communication practices and the specific platform (Twitter) he uses to communicate with his base. This commonality between communication practices and communication platform (manner and modality) struck a powerful emotive chord with his followers, who feel aggrieved at the decentering of white masculinity. In addition to charting the defining characteristics of Trump’s discourse, The Twitter Presidency exposes how Trump’s rhetorical style threatens democratic norms, principles, and institutions.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Global Trump

Author : Paul J.J. Welfens
ISBN : 9783030217846
Genre : Political Science
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"This book is able to explain and analyze what has eluded both scholars and thought leaders in business and the media - how and why populism has grabbed center stage. Highly recommendable." -David B. Audretsch, Indiana University Bloomington, USA "Welfens provides valuable insight into US politics and describes the strategic options for Europe going forward." -Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley, USA "With great skill Welfens traces the implications of US populism for the global economic system." - Jeffrey D. Sachs, Columbia University, USA "This critique of Trump ́s fiscal and international trade policies and their weak intellectual basis deserves the attention of US and European readers alike" -Richard H. Tilly, University of Münster, Germany What lies behind the Trump victory of 2016 and the US' new raft of economic policies? Is a populist presidency in the United States likely to be a temporary phenomenon or a structural long-term challenge? In an era of declining multilateralism, what can the US still stand to learn from Europe, where several countries have effective lifetime economic welfare equal to that of the US - and what can the EU learn from the US in return? Furthermore, what international economic dynamics can be expected from the Sino-US trade conflict and can globalization be maintained? In this timely volume, Paul Welfens provides a rare, clear-sighted and scholarly analysis of the global problems created by Trump's protectionism and economic policy. He leverages his understanding of these problems to make concrete policy suggestions that could help prevent the world economy from falling back into a variant of the Great Powers regime of the late nineteenth century.
Category: Political Science

President Trump S First Term

Author : Robert X. Browning
ISBN : 9781612496184
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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C-SPAN is the network of record for US political affairs, broadcasting live gavel-to-gavel proceedings of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and to other forums where public policy is discussed, debated, and decided––without editing, commentary, or analysis and with a balanced presentation of points of view. The C-SPAN Archives, located adjacent to Purdue University, is the home of the online C-SPAN Video Library. The Archives has recorded all of C-SPAN's television content since 1987. Extensive indexing, captioning, and other enhanced online features provide researchers, policy analysts, students, teachers, and public officials with an unparalleled chronological and internally cross-referenced record for deeper study. Books in this series present the finest interdisciplinary research utilizing tools of the C-SPAN Video Library. Each volume highlights recent scholarship and comprises leading experts and emerging voices in political science, journalism, psychology, computer science, communication, and a variety of other disciplines. Each section within each volume includes responses from expert discussants. Developed in partnership with the Center for C-SPAN Scholarship & Engagement in the Purdue University Brian Lamb School of Communication with support from the C-SPAN Education Foundation, this volume is guided by the ideal that research based on C-SPAN video can increase our understanding of American politics and democracy based on the ideals of our American experiment. The fifth volume of the C-SPAN Archives research focuses primarily on the Trump presidency in the first term. Chapters address his moral language, his rhetoric on climate change, and African American support for Trump. Other chapters use the C-SPAN Archives to study congressional influence on immigration policy, nonverbal cues in congressional speeches, and local and national perspectives on congressional debates.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Great Gasbag

Author : Joy Behar
ISBN : 9780062699909
Genre : Humor
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One of our most beloved comedians, the brilliantly witty and outspoken star of The View, hits the most unpopular President ever elected where it hurts—and makes us laugh and cheer—in this hilarious alphabetical guide to everything that’s wrong with the "Orange One," Donald Trump. Put down the knife, lock away the gun, lay aside the noose, Joy Behar is here to save you from suicide as she hot walks you through the next four years (two if we are lucky, less if liberal dreams come true). Besides despair, the sane response to the insanity in the White House is laughter. On her hit ABC daytime show The View, Joy has been blunt in her condemnation of the comb over-in-chief, and her words have electrified and inspired millions in the resistance for whom #notmypresident has become a rallying cry. The Great Gasbag is Joy’s answer to the hell that is the Trump Orange House. Structured as an A-Z guide (G is for Gold . . . en shower; P is for Pence and pussy-grabbing; T is for Tweets; Twits, and Twats, etc.), Joy, joined by New York Times bestselling humor author Larry Amoros, offers much-needed doses of levity and humor for everyone determined to #resist. With a major network television profile and a social media audience in the millions, this fearlessly confident star has a powerful platform to entertain Americans of all stripes—from Never Trumpers to fired-up progressives—as she takes on the worst president since . . . well, since ever.
Category: Humor

Rocket Man

Author : John Gartner
ISBN : 1630515914
Genre : Political Science
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Will President Trump destroy civilization or win the Nobel Peace Prize? Humankind's survival feels like a jump ball that could go either way. We are perched on a precipice, and the reason we are looking into an abyss of nuclear annihilation is that the American president has unencumbered, unilateral control over the nuclear codes. One thing we know for sure is that the mind of Donald Trump is currently in control of our fate. Never before have the nuclear codes been in the hands of a man who many observers view as unstable and erratic. The twenty-four experts who contributed to this book analyze President Trump's behavior hoping to provide insights into what may be the most urgent question of our time. What will Trump do with his "big button?" Table of Contents: Chapter 1: The Erratic President -Harry Segal, PhD, Cornell University Chapter 2: Nuclear Risk is Rising as Donald Trump Goes Downhill -John Gartner, PhD, Founder, Duty To Warn Chapter 3: If President Trump Were Airman Trump, I Would Not Certify Him Psychologically Fit to Handle Nuclear Weapons -Steven Buser, MD, Psychiatrist, Former Major, USAF Chapter 4: If Trump Were a Policeman I Would Have to Take Away His Gun -David Reiss, MD Chapter 5: If Trump Was Entering the Military, He Would Not Receive a Security Clearance -William Enyart, Former U.S. Congressman & Retired General Chapter 6: A Man with No Humanity Has the Power to Destroy Mankind -Lance Dodes, MD Chapter 7: Trump's Sick Psyche and Nuclear Weapons: A Deadly Mixture -Gordon Humphrey, former Republican Senator Chapter 8: Facing the Truth: The Power of a Predatory Narcissist -Jacqueline West, PhD Chapter 9: Trump's No Madman, He's Following the Strongman Playbook -Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Dept. of History, NYU Chapter 10: The Gospel of War Presidency -Richard Painter, Former Chief White House Ethics Lawyer -& Leanne Watt, PhD Chapter 11: The Greatest Danger to America is Her Commander in Chief -Joe Cirincione, President, Ploughshares Fund Chapter 12: Bluffing Us Into the Nuclear Abyss? -James Blight and Janet Lang, Dept. of History, Univ. of Waterloo Chapter 13: One Week in August: How a Self-Made Nuclear Crisis Exposed Donald Trump's Psychopathology -Seth Norrholm PhD Chapter 14: The Bully-in-Chief -Philip Zimbardo, PhD & Rosemary Sword Chapter 15: American Carnage: The Wars of Donald Trump -Melvin Goodman, Johns Hopkins Chapter 16: Taking Trump's Finger off the Nuclear Button -Tom Z. Collina, Director of Policy, Ploughshares Fund Chapter 17: Is Donald Trump a Fascist? -Bård Larsen, Historian Chapter 18: The Relentless Victim: How Donald Trump Reinforces North Korea's Narrative -Paul French, Freelance Writer Chapter 19: Trump and North Korea: The Offer for Talks Was Impulsive, but Could it Work? -Stephan Haggard, Director, Korea-Pacific Program Chapter 20: The Art of the North Korea Deal -Harry Kazianis, Director of Defense Studies, The Center for the National Interest Chapter 21: Madman or Rational Actor? Kim Jong-un's Nuclear Calculus -Ken Gause, Director, International Affairs Group CNA Corporation Chapter 22: How Presidential Actions Raise or Lower the Risk of War -James E. Doyle, PhD Former Nuclear Nonproliferation Analyst, Los Alamos National Laboratory Chapter 23: Extinction Anxiety and Donald Trump -Thomas Singer, MD Afterword: Visions of Apocalypse and Salvation -Leonard Cruz, MD
Category: Political Science

My Mother Barack Obama Donald Trump And The Last Stand Of The Angry White Man

Author : Kevin Powell
ISBN : 9781982105259
Genre : Social Science
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Written in the tradition of works by Joan Didion, bell hooks, Toni Morrison, and Eve Ensler, this “profoundly insightful and brilliantly inciting” (Dominique Morisseau, Obie Award-winning playwright) exploration of the soul of the United States—the past, the present, and the future Kevin Powell wants for us all, through the lens and lives of three major figures: his mother, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump. Ten short years ago, Barack Obama became president of the United States, and changed the course of history. Ten short years ago, our America was hailed globally as a breathtaking example of democracy, as a rainbow coalition of everyday people marching to the same drum beat. We had finally overcome. But did we? Both the presidencies of Obama and Donald Trump have produced some of the ugliest divides in history: horrific racial murders, non-stop mass shootings, the explosion of attacks on immigrants and on the LGBTQ community, the rise of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, a massive gap between the haves and the have-nots, and legions of women stepping forth to challenge sexual violence—and men—in all forms. In this collection of thirteen powerful essays, “Kevin Powell thoughtfully weaves together the connective tissue between gender, race, sexuality, pop culture, and sports through a series of raw, incredibly personal essays” (Jemele Hill, writer and ESPN anchor). Be it politics, sports, pop culture, hip-hop music, mental health, racism, #MeToo, or his very complicated relationship with his mother, these impassioned essays are not merely a mirror of who we are, but also who and what Powell thinks we ought to be.
Category: Social Science

How To Save A Constitutional Democracy

Author : Tom Ginsburg
ISBN : 9780226564418
Genre : Law
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Democracies are in danger. Around the world, a rising wave of populist leaders threatens to erode the core structures of democratic self-rule. In the United States, the tenure of Donald Trump has seemed decisive turning point for many. What kind of president intimidates jurors, calls the news media the “enemy of the American people,” and seeks foreign assistance investigating domestic political rivals? Whatever one thinks of President Trump, many think the Constitution will safeguard us from lasting damage. But is that assumption justified? How to Save a Constitutional Democracy mounts an urgent argument that we can no longer afford to be complacent. Drawing on a rich array of other countries’ experiences with democratic backsliding, Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq show how constitutional rules can both hinder and hasten the decline of democratic institutions. The checks and balances of the federal government, a robust civil society and media, and individual rights—such as those enshrined in the First Amendment—often fail as bulwarks against democratic decline. The sobering reality for the United States, Ginsburg and Huq contend, is that the Constitution’s design makes democratic erosion more, not less, likely. Its structural rigidity has had unforeseen consequence—leaving the presidency weakly regulated and empowering the Supreme Court conjure up doctrines that ultimately facilitate rather than inhibit rights violations. Even the bright spots in the Constitution—the First Amendment, for example—may have perverse consequences in the hands of a deft communicator who can degrade the public sphere by wielding hateful language banned in many other democracies. We—and the rest of the world—can do better. The authors conclude by laying out practical steps for how laws and constitutional design can play a more positive role in managing the risk of democratic decline.
Category: Law

The Presidency A To Z

Author : Gerhard Peters
ISBN : 9781452234304
Genre : Political Science
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The Presidency A to Z is an invaluable tool for understanding the presidency, both historically and today and for appraising how it and the executive branch have responded to the challenges facing the nation. It provides readers with quick information and in-depth background on the presidency through a comprehensive encyclopedia of over 300 easy-to-read entries. Readers will find: - biographies of every president and many others important to the office Explanations of broader concepts and powers relating to the presidency - discussions of relations with Congress, the Supreme Court, the bureaucracy, political parties, the media, interest groups and the public. The Presidency A to Z includes all the features that made earlier editions so popular: charts, tables, lists, photographs, cartoons, indexes, a bibliography and cross-references.
Category: Political Science

Knowledge

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00835100C
Genre : Science
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Category: Science

The Fall Of The House Of Trump

Author : Paul J. Macek
ISBN : 096704734X
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The Fall of the House of Trump: Controversies on Election of 2016; Golden Showers or Pee-Gate; History of Trump-Russia Scandal; Trump's Education; Historical Illiteracy; Trump University as Bait and Switch Scheme; History of Education in U.S.; Betsy DeVos and Guns in Schools Against Potential Grizzlies; Trump's Attacks on Free Press as Enemy of the People; History of Free Press in U.S.; Trump defines immigrants as animals, rapists, from shithole countries; Muslim Ban; History of Immigration in U.S.; History of Nativism in U.S.; Separation of Children from Parents; Obamacare Versus Trumpcare; History of Healthcare in U.S.; Trump on Economics with Tariffs, Taxes, and Trade Wars; Trump as the Monopoly Man; Gini Index in U.S. from 1913 to 2018; History of Tariffs in U.S.; History of Environment in U.S.' Global warming as Chinese Hoax; Love for Beautiful Clean Coal; About KKK and David Duke; Birtherism as Racism; History of Racism and Anti-Racism in America; Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia; about this Russia thing; Trump and Putin; Whataboutism; History of U.S. Relations With Russia; the Manchurian President; "I Love [Nuclear] War"; Trump as Major T.J. King Kong; Chomsky and Hawking on Trump; History of Nuclear Arms race; Trumpocalypse; Secret Writing; History of United Nations; Little Rocket Man and Dotard; as Big Fan of the NRA; History of Gun Control in the U.S.; History of School Shootings in U.S.; How to Avoid Sexual Assaults by Trump; History of Women's Rights in U.S.; Myriads of Scandals and Corruption; Trump Against Puerto Rico; History of Corruption in Trump Administration; Mueller Report; Democracy Index; Trumpspeak as Newspeak; Trumpzheimer; Woody Guthrie on Old ManTrump; Appendix on Secret Writing; No Conclusion; EAD Election Addictive Disorder; George Orwell; 1984; Doublethink; Animal Farm; Civil Rights of the 1950s, 1960s, and between 1970 to 2018; Climate Change; Election of 1824, 1876, 1888, 2000, and 2016; The Fall of the House of Usher; Trump's Foreign Policy; Anti-Immigration Groups in U.S.; Collusion by Trump; Sayings by Trump; Obstruction of Justice by Trump; Antebellum America; Gilded Age; Progressive Era; American history;
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Understanding The Electoral College

Author : Alicia Z. Klepeis
ISBN : 9781538322284
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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How can a candidate lose the popular vote and still become President? What is the difference between direct democracy and a democratic republic? This timely book shows curious readers what happens after the voting polls close. As they learn about the Electoral College, readers are encouraged to ask tough questions about the presidential election process. A unique combination of U.S. history and political science, this volume uses historical events to explain abstract concepts. Fact boxes highlight important topics and offer illuminating tidbits, while photographs illustrate key issues. Relevant to both current events and U.S. history, this book is an essential for any library and classroom.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Haiku Of The Dead

Author : Alistair Lane
ISBN : 1730865895
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HAIKU OF THE DEAD Welcome, fellow survivor! We all know it's coming - there's no point in pretending otherwise. The signs are all there... global warming; the emergence of new, untreatable infectious diseases; Donald Trump... So, the end is coming, you gotta be prepared, and you ain't gonna have time to memorise a whole bunch of stuff when it happens. You need ... a complete guide to surviving the rise of the undead, covering you from A to Z. You need ... Something short. Snappy. Batched in 5-7-5 syllable form. Because...this is food for the soul, as well as survival. You need ... Haiku of the Dead. A spoiler warning: Contains advice... horror... fun...It may save your life... About the author: Alistair Lane is an emerging poet and writer, who writes for both children and adults. He is a regular spoken word performer in his home city of Nottingham, England, and an active member of the DIY Poets collective. His poetry covers a comprehensive and diverse range of topics, from living life as a zombie, to zombie pet stores, to trick or treating, to zombies looking for love... He blogs at https: //altheauthor.wordpress.com, and was nominated as Funniest Blogger in the 2016 Annual Bloggers Bash Awards. He didn't win... Haiku of the Dead is his second collection.
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Encyclopedia Of Television Shows 1925 Through 2007 Sk Z

Author : Vincent Terrace
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132767760
Genre : Television programs
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"This work represents decades of research and television's entire history. While documentation regarding cast and personnel is now often found online, descriptions of the shows from authoritative sources are still not widely available. Terrace fills that gap with this work, which covers more than 9,350 shows and constitutes the most comprehensive documentation of TV series ever published"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Television programs

Say It Louder

Author : Tiffany Cross
ISBN : 9780062976789
Genre : Social Science
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A breakout media and political analyst delivers a sweeping snapshot of American Democracy and the role that African Americans have played in its shaping while offering concrete information to help harness the electoral power of the country’s rising majority and exposing political forces aligned to subvert and suppress Black voters. Black voters were critical to the Democrats’ 2018 blue wave. In fact, 90 percent of Black voters supported Democratic House candidates, compared to just 53 percent of all voters. Despite media narratives, this was not a fluke. Throughout U.S. history, Black people have played a crucial role in the shaping of the American experiment. Yet still, this powerful voting bloc is often dismissed as some “amorphous” deviation, argues Tiffany Cross. Say It Louder! is her explosive examination of how America’s composition was designed to exclude Black voters, but paradoxically would likely cease to exist without them. With multiple tentacles stretching into the cable news echo chamber, campaign leadership, and Black voter data, Cross creates a wrinkle in time with a reflective look at the timeless efforts endlessly attempting to deny people of color the right to vote—a basic tenet of American democracy. And yet as the demographics of the country are changing, so too is the electoral power construct—by evolution and by force, Cross declares. Grounded in the most-up-to-date research, Say It Louder! is a vital tool for a wide swath of constituencies.
Category: Social Science

The Z

Author : William Clark
ISBN : 1730884253
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The Z is a feature-length thriller screenplay. "L. Ron Luzifer (alias Donald Trump) promotes his Hellcare medical network to the unwashed masses."Zajax escaped from hell ten years ago and has been living a secluded life in a small southern town, forever wary that the Devil will be coming back for him. He's a former Marine Corps Psy Ops commander, expert in mind games. Then Lucifer storms his house with three Collection Agents, to haul his badass back down to hell. There are rules, however, God's rules: The Z must either kill himself or fall asleep, for Satan to bring him back down under.Then a hurricane hits town! They're trapped in Zajax's small house, with nowhere to go. He does everything possible to stay awake - yanking a tooth out, electroshock, excruciating drug withdrawal - all the while working on them, dividing them, setting them at odds with each other - on the very brink of insanity himself. But, of course, Lucifer anticipated all of that, planned for it - and more.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: US Naval Academy alumni, licensed Professional Engineer, Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering, close to a Ph.D. in mathematical physics (work in progress), published two textbooks with McGraw-Hill on energy conservation and electrical design.
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Right Here Right Now

Author : Stephen J. Harper
ISBN : 9780771038631
Genre : Political Science
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In this timely and insightful new book, Stephen J. Harper, Canada's 22nd Prime Minister, draws on a decade of experience as a G-7 leader to help leaders in business and government understand, adapt, and thrive in an age of unprecedented disruption. The world is in flux. Disruptive technologies, ideas, and politicians are challenging business models, norms, and political conventions everywhere. How we, as leaders in business and politics, choose to respond matters greatly. Some voices refuse to concede the need for any change, while others advocate for radical realignment. But neither of these positions can sustainably address the legitimate concerns of disaffected citizens. Right Here, Right Now sets out a pragmatic, forward-looking vision for leaders in business and politics by analyzing how economic, social, and public policy trends--including globalized movements of capital, goods and services, and labour--have affected our economies, communities, and governments. Harper contends that Donald Trump's surprise election and governing agenda clearly signal that political, economic, and social institutions must be more responsive to legitimate concerns about public policy, market regulation, immigration, and technology. Urging readers to look past questions of style and gravitas, Harper thoughtfully examines the substantive underpinnings of how and why Donald Trump was able to succeed Barack Obama as President of the United States, and how these forces are manifesting themselves in other western democracies. Analyzing international trade, market regulation, immigration, technology, and the role of government in the digital economy, Harper lays out the case for pragmatic leadership as a proven solution to the uncertainty and risk that businesses and governments face today.
Category: Political Science

Developments In American Politics

Author : Gillian Peele
ISBN : 9781352001822
Genre : Political Science
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This eighth iteration of what is now a very well established book brings together a tightly-edited set of specially-commissioned chapters to provide a broad-ranging assessment of the latest discussion points and controversies in US politics. Written by a team of leading experts of American politics, this text provides an authoritative and informed analysis of the latest issues, trends and developments.
Category: Political Science