Category: American Politics

Book Excerpt: “American Ideas of Equality” by Carl L. Bankston III

A fundamental American value, equality is a complex idea that has had different meanings in different eras. Most studies, however, have taken equality as having a single, clear meaning—little considered is how the definition fo equality has been shaped by history. Below, Carl L. Bankston III discusses debates about the definition of equality: The American nation began with debates over...

Excerpt from Negotiating the New START Treaty by Rose Gottemoeller

On Anatoly Antonov, her Russian counterpart in negotiating the treaty, Rose Gottemoller reveals: We had a wary mutual respect. That mutual respect was almost upended, though, by the “tough-girl negotiator” incident. After the April meeting of the presidents, we were driving a hard pace to complete the new treaty. As we entered June and were preparing for a July encounter...

POLITICO Magazine article by the Honorable Rose Gottemoeller—the first woman to to lead a major nuclear arms negotiation and the first female NATO Deputy Secretary General

Read this POLITICO Magazine article by the Honorable Rose Gottemoeller—the first woman to to lead a major nuclear arms negotiation and the first female NATO Deputy Secretary General—which includes an excerpt from her new book Negotiating the New START Treaty released this week. What the experts are saying about the book: Future negotiators would benefit from reading @Gottemoeller‘s memoir of...

ISSS-IS 2019 Annual Conference, Denver

Cambria Press is proud to be a silver sponsor for the 2019 ISSS-IS Annual Conference, which will be held at the Sié Center at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, in Denver, Colorado, October 18–19. Be sure to browse the Cambria Press table for new and noteworthy books in the Rapid Communications in Conflict and Security Series, headed by...

China’s Response to the Sino–U.S. Trade War→The Gathering Pacific Storm

Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA) has reported that Rear Admiral Lou Yuan, deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Military Sciences, declared during a Dec. 20 speech delivered in Shenzhen, China, that the ongoing disputes over the ownership of the East and South China Seas could be resolved by sinking two US super carriers. This statement appears to run counter...

New Book “How Trump Governs” Now Available

How Trump Governs: An Assessment and a Prognosis, the latest book by renowned presidential studies scholar Michael A. Genovese is now available. Chris Edelson (Director, Politics, Policy, and Law Scholars Program (PPL), American University; and Fellow, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies) has noted the following about the book: Chris Edelson, Director, Politics, Policy, and Law Scholars Program (PPL), American...

APSA 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award goes to Michael A. Genovese

Congratulations to Dr. Michael A. Genovese on winning the prestigious APSA 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award. This award honors an outstanding contribution to undergraduate and graduate teaching political science at two- or four-year institutions. Dr. Genovese is Professor of Political Science, President of World Policy Institute, and the Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies at Loyola Marymount University. He is the author...

CNN interview with Michael Genovese on the Charlottesville protest

Dr. Michael A. Genovese, President of Global Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University, was on CNN to discuss President Donald Trump’s statements about the Charlottesville protest. Dr. Genovese’s latest book, The Trumping of American Politics, will be released this month; and his next book, How Trump Governs, will be released this fall. Below are the links to the three segments...

Town Square Discussion on Partisanship and Book Signing by Ray LaHood

The only elected Republican selected for President Obama’s Cabinet, former U.S. transportation secretary and congressman Ray LaHood sought to bridge the partisan divide between the new Democratic administration and Republicans on Capitol Hill. In 2015, LaHood, along with coauthor Dr. Frank H. Mackaman of The Dirksen Congressional Center, released their book Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics, which has been...

Book Highlight: North Korea Demystified

If the world is to effectively deal with the reality of North Korea, reliable information is critical. This book seeks to demystify the “intelligence black hole” that is North Korea. In so doing, it supplies the reader with much needed factual information garnered through firsthand experience by those who have actually visited and done research in North Korea. Each chapter...

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