Tag: democracy

Outstanding Turnout for Secretary Ray LaHood’s Book Talk on Seeking Bipartisanship at Bradley University

Cambria Press Book Talk by Author Secretary Ray LaHood Close to 300 people turned up for Secretary Ray LaHood’s talk on his new book, Seeking Bipartisanship, at Bradley University yesterday. The book, which was written with Dr. Frank H. Mackaman who heads the Dirksen Congressional Center, is an unprecedented book detailing Secretary LaHood’s efforts to bridge the partisan divide between...

Can the American Elections be Saved?

Cambria Press publication: Saving American Elections (Chapter Excerpts) From Section I: Diagnosis Chapter 1: Symptoms Although Americans have many opportunities to vote, large proportions of the citizenry (majorities in most cases) often do not exercise their right to do so (figure 1.9 summarizes typical levels of participation for various types of elections in the United States). These low levels of voting...

ISA 2013 San Francisco – Another Great Conference for Cambria Press!

Cambria Press is pleased to report that the ISA 2013 annual conference in San Francisco was a great one! The Cambria Press booth was in a fantastic spot, right between Stanford University Press and Georgetown University Press. The new Cambria Press titles received much interest as well as the recently published Cambria Press titles with outstanding reviews. Just as it...

ISA 2013 Book Highlights: Rave Reviews for Cambria Press Titles!

The following titles by Cambria Press in international studies are being highlighted for the 2013 International Studies Association (ISA) annual conference in San Francisco (click on links for more details): The Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada: Private-Sector Involvement in the Federal Provincial Health Care System by Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey, and Owen B. Adams (“A...

Cambria Press New Book! Author Interview with Professor Leif Lewin on 2119–The Year Global Democracy Will Be Realized

Cambria Press is pleased to present the following Q&A session with Professor Leif Lewin on his recently published book, 2119 – The Year Global Democracy Will Be Realized. Question: Why did you decide to write this book? Leif Lewin: I decided to write 2119 – The Year Global Democracy Will Be Realized because I felt a growing unease with the doings of my fellow political...

On Election Day, pause to marvel at democracy … AND VOTE!!!

Frida Ghitis, world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review, rightly reminds us that “we should not let Election Day pass without pausing to really absorb what an extraordinary thing democracy is” and that “Those who have spent their whole lives living under a democracy, or who have never witnessed the passion with which those living without it...

Visit the Cambria Press Book Display Table at the Western Political Science Association (WPSA) Meeting!

If you are attending the Western Political Science Association (WPSA) annual meeting in Portland, please be sure to visit the  Cambria Press book display table. New titles that will be on display include: Presidential Electors and the Electoral College: An Examination of Lobbying, Wavering Electors, and Campaigns for Faithless Votes by Robert Alexander (Watch the interview with this Cambria Press...

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