Books in Political Science

Creative Community Builder's Handbook

Creative Community Builder's HandbookHow to Transform Communities Using Local Assets, Arts, and Culture

Tom Borrup

Put the power of arts and culture to work in your community Part 1 of this unique guide distills research and emerging ideas behind culturally driven community development and explains key underlying...

Community Leadership Handbook

Community Leadership HandbookFraming Ideas, Building Relationships, and Mobilizing Resources

James F. Krile

Your roadmap to community leadership: This significant guide puts the tools of democracy into everyones hands. Based on the best of Blandin Foundations 20-year experience in developing community...

Nonprofit Board Member's Guide to Lobbying and Advocacy

Nonprofit Board Member's Guide to Lobbying and Advocacy

Marcia Avner

Nonprofit lobbying is exciting, rewarding, honorable work. Lobbying is a proven way to advance issues, support good ideas, respond to crises, avert disasters, and ensure that an organization's...

Eliot Ness

Eliot NessThe Real Story

Paul W. Heimel

This is the definitive biography of the famous crimefighter, Eliot Ness.Behind the Hollywood legend portrayed by Robert Stack and Kevin Costner is a fascinating and highly effective lawman whose...

Community Building: What Makes It Work

Community Building: What Makes It WorkA Review of Factors Influencing Successful Community Building

Paul W. Mattessich

This practical guide shows you what really does (and doesn't) contribute to community building success. It reveals 28 keys to help you build community more effectively and efficiently. You won't find...

Is That a Politician in Your Pocket

Is That a Politician in Your PocketWashington on $2 Million a Day

Micah Sifry

"Get rich quick! Read this book and learn how to invest in politicians for fun and profit! Just don’t leave this book where any regular voters can read it!" ...

A War Like No Other

A War Like No OtherThe Truth About China's Challenge to America

Richard C. Bush

"Nobody approaches the objectivity and precision of Bush and O'Hanlon when it comes to analysis of the military and political dimensions of the Taiwan issue. This is one challenge that U.S....

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the RoomEvangelicals, Libertarians, and the Battle to Control the Republican Party

Ryan Sager

Praise for The Elephant in the Room ...

The Five Front War

The Five Front WarThe Better Way to Fight Global Jihad

Daniel Byman

A comprehensive look at the War on Terror and the best way to a safer future ...

The Bulldozer and the Big Tent

The Bulldozer and the Big TentBlind Republicans, Lame Democrats, and the Recovery of American Ideals

Todd Gitlin

This book, by one of America's most intelligent and decent political writers, tells liberals how the conservative movement rose and fell, and how they could emulate its successes while avoiding...

As You Were

As You WereTo War and Back with the Black Hawk Battalion of the Virginia National Guard

Christian Davenport

A powerful, enraging, tear-jerking reminder of how so few Americans have sacrificed so much during the so-called' war on terror'. the best kind of war book. - Alex Kershaw, author of The...

In Justice

In JusticeInside the Scandal That Rocked the Bush Administration

David Iglesias

The Bush administration's drive to politicize the Justice Department reached a new low with the wrongful firing of seven U.S. Attorneys in late 2006. Their action has ignited public outrage on a...

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