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Basic Books

War in 140 Characters

David Patrikarakos
Authors:
David Patrikarakos

A leading foreign correspondent looks at how social media has transformed the modern battlefield, and how wars are foughtModern warfare is a war of narratives, where bullets are fired both physically and virtually. Whether you are a president or a terrorist, if you don't understand how to deploy the power of social media effectively you may win the odd battle but you will lose a twenty-first century war. Here, journalist David Patrikarakos draws on unprecedented access to key players to provide a new narrative for modern warfare. He travels thousands of miles across continents to meet a de-radicalized female member of ISIS recruited via Skype, a liberal Russian in Siberia who takes a job manufacturing "Ukrainian" news, and many others to explore the way social media has transformed the way we fight, win, and consume wars-and what this means for the world going forward.

Center Street

Understanding Trump

Newt Gingrich
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Newt Gingrich

Understanding Trump requires a willingness to study him and learn from him. His principles grow our of five decades of business and celebrity success. He does things differently than traditional politicians because his entire life experience has been different than traditional politicians.There will be a large audience in both the United States and around the world for a book which helps explain the Trump phenomena and helps people understand the emerging movement and administration.Understanding Trump will explore his past life, the campaign, the transition and the new administration through the Inaugural Address and the State of the Union.It will be written as a useful introduction to and guide about the new President, his administration and his movement.

Westview Press

Women's Movements in the Global Era

Amrita Basu
Authors:
Amrita Basu
Westview Press

The Public Policy Theory Primer, 3rd Edition

Christopher W. Larimer, Kevin B. Smith
Authors:
Christopher W. Larimer, Kevin B. Smith

Public policy is a broad and interdisciplinary area of study and research in the field tends to reflect this. Yet for those teaching and studying public policy, the disjointed nature of the field can be confusing and cumbersome. This text provides a consistent and coherent framework for uniting the field of public policy. Authors Kevin B. Smith and Christopher W. Larimer offer an organized and comprehensive overview of the core questions and concepts, major theoretical frameworks, primary methodological approaches, and key controversies and debates in each subfield of policy studies from the policy process and policy analysis to program evaluation and policy implementation.The third edition contains the latest scholarship and approaches in the field, including new and expanded coverage of behaviour economics, the narrative policy framework, implementation studies, the policy regime approach, and field experiments. Now with an appendix of sample comprehensive exam questions, The Public Policy Theory Primer remains an indispensable text for the systematic study of public policy.

Basic Books

Anarchy, State, and Utopia

Robert Nozick
Authors:
Robert Nozick
Westview Press

Multilateral Diplomacy and the United Nations Today

Earl Sullivan, James P. Muldoon Jr., JoAnn Fagot Aviel, Richard Reitano
Authors:
Earl Sullivan, James P. Muldoon Jr., JoAnn Fagot Aviel, Richard Reitano

Bruce Cannon Gibney

Bruce Cannon Gibney is a venture capitalist and writer. An early investor in PayPal, he later joined Founders Fund, where he and his colleagues funded Facebook, Spotify, Palantir Technologies, Elon Musk's SpaceX, Airbnb, Lyft, and other start-ups.

David O'Connor

David O'Connor is Permanent Observer of IUCN to the United Nations. From 2003 until 2015, he served as Chief of the Policy and Analysis Branch, Division for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, where he led and managed a team of policy researchers who provide the analytical direction and substance to the United Nations' work on sustainable development. In this capacity, he led the core UN Secretariat substantive team supporting the UN General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals.

David Patrikarakos

David Patrikarakos is the author of Nuclear Iran: the Birth of an Atomic State, a contributing editor at the Daily Beast, and a contributing writer at Politico. He has written for the New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. He lives in London.

Denise L. Scheberle

Denise Scheberle is a clinical teaching professor at the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado, Denver. She served as Vice President and Commissioner of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, President of the Public Policy section of the APSA, as well as on committees for the International Joint Commission and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, looking at water issues involving the Great Lakes and the Lower Fox River. She currently serves on a local commission addressing climate change and renewable energy. She is the author of over a dozen articles and Federalism and Environmental Policy: Trust and the Politics of Implementation, 2nd edition (2004, Georgetown University Press).

Eric Liu

Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program. He is the author of several books, including A Chinaman's Chance, The Gardens of Democracy and The Accidental Asian. Eric served as a White House speechwriter and policy adviser for President Bill Clinton. He is a regular columnist for CNN.com and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com.

Howard G. Buffett

Howard G. Buffett is the chairman and CEO of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. A farmer, businessman, elected official, photographer, and philanthropist, he has dedicated his life to finding solutions for some of the world's most serious and intractable problems, including hunger, conflict, wildlife trafficking and, increasingly, border security and public safety challenges. He has served as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Against Hunger, and he serves on the corporate boards of Coca-Cola Corp. and Berkshire Hathaway. He is a sworn volunteer auxiliary deputy for the Macon County, Illinois Sheriff's Office, and he is Cochise Co. Sheriff's Office Volunteer Deputy Commander in Arizona.

Macharia Kamau

Macharia Kamau is the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations. In this capacity, he served as Co-Chair of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals and the Co-Facilitator of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Prior to this, he served as the Ambassador of Kenya to the United Nations Office in Nairobi and has 24 years political, development and policy work with the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other UN organizations. In 2014 he was awarded the Gold Medal Award for Environmental Diplomacy from the International Council of Environmental Law and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICEL/IUCN).

Michael Savage

On air for 20 years, MICHAEL SAVAGE has millions of listeners for his #1 streaming radio show. The Savage Nation is one of the top radio talk programs in America, broadcast on over 225 stations. A prolific New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Savage has been profiled inPlayboy and The New Yorker and he has been awarded the Freedom of Speech Award from Talkers magazine. He received his Ph.D. in epidemiology and nutrition sciences from the University of California at Berkeley.

Newt Gingrich

NEWT GINGRICH is a former Speaker of the House and 2012 presidential candidate. He is a Fox News contributor and author of 34 books, including 14 New York Times bestsellers. Newt and his wife, Callista, host and produce documentary films. Recent films include The First American and Nine Days That Changed the World.

Nomi Prins

Nomi Prins is a journalist, speaker, respected TV and radio commentator, and former Wall Street executive. The author of six books, including All the Presidents' Bankers, Other People's Money, and It Takes a Pillage, her writing has been featured in the New York Times, Fortune, Mother Jones, Guardian, and Nation, among others. She is a senior fellow at Demos, was a member of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Federal Reserve Reform Advisory Council, is listed as one of America's TopWonks, and is on the advisory board of the whistle-blowing organization ExposeFacts.

Pamela S. Chasek

Pamela Chasek is professor of political science at Manhattan College. She is the executive editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, a reporting service on United Nations environment and development negotiations, and reported from all of the meetings of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals. She is the author and editor of several books and numerous articles on international environmental policy, including Global Environmental Politics, 7th edition, The Roads from Rio, The Global Environment in the 21st Century, and Earth Negotiations.

Peter Moskowitz

Peter Moskowitz is a freelance journalist who has written for the Guardian, New York Times, New Republic, Wired, Slate, Buzzfeed, and many others. A former staff writer at Al Jazeera America, he is a graduate of Hampshire College and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Moskowitz lives in New York City.

Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow is a senior fellow for global agriculture and food policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He was a reporter at the Wall Street Journal for 30 years. He is, with Scott Kilman, the author of Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty, which won the Harry Chapin WhyHunger award and was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award; and the author of The Last Hunger Season. He is a 2009 recipient of the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award. A long time Chicagoan, he now lives near Washington, DC.

Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of dozens of books and the recipient of various awards, including the National Humanities Medal, Presented by the President of the United States in 2003.