New Titles to Politics & International Relations

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  • Global Environmental Politics

    Concepts, Theories and Case Studies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gabriela Kütting, Kyle Herman

    Global Environmental Politics is the perfect introduction to this increasingly significant area. This fully revised and updated new edition combines an accessible introduction to the most important environmental theories and concepts with a series of detailed case studies of the most pressing…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Introducing International Relations

    By Paul Sharp

    This exciting new textbook provides an accessible and lively introduction to international relations for students encountering the subject for the first time. Presenting complex ideas, concepts and arguments in a straightforward and conversational way, the textbook explains international relations…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Security

    4th Edition

    By Peter Hough

    Fully revised to incorporate recent developments, this fourth edition of Understanding Global Security analyses the variety of ways in which people's lives are threatened and/or secured in contemporary global politics. The traditional focus of Security Studies texts: war, deterrence and terrorism,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge

  • International Political Economy

    Contrasting World Views, 2nd Edition

    By Raymond C. Miller

    The second edition of International Political Economy continues to be the perfect short introduction to the fundamental theories and issues of international political economy (IPE). Written in a concise, accessible style by an experienced teacher and scholar, it combines theoretical perspectives,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Politics UK

    9th Edition

    Edited by Bill Jones, Philip Norton, Oliver Daddow

    This revised and updated ninth edition of the bestselling textbook Politics UK is an indispensable introduction to British politics. It provides a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history and an incisive…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Presidential Communication and Character

    White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump

    By Stephen J. Farnsworth

    This book traces the evolution of White House news management during America’s changing media environment over the past two decades. Comparing and contrasting the communication strategies of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump, it demonstrates the difficulty that all…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations

    Postcolonial Perspectives

    Edited by Randolph Persaud, Alina Sajed

    International relations theory has broadened out considerably since the end of the Cold War. Topics and issues once deemed irrelevant to the discipline have been systematically drawn into the debate and great strides have been made in the areas of culture/identity, race, and gender in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • The Campaign Manager

    Running and Winning Local Elections, 6th Edition

    By Catherine Shaw

    Successful campaign manager and three-time mayor of Ashland, Oregon, Catherine Shaw presents the must-have handbook for navigating local campaigns. This clear and concise handbook gives political novices and veterans alike a detailed, soup-to-nuts plan for organizing, funding, publicizing, and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy

    The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals

    By Macharia Kamau, Pamela Chasek, David O'Connor

    Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy provides the inside view of the negotiations that produced the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Not only did this process mark a sea change in how the UN conducts multilateral diplomacy, it changed the way the UN does its business. This book tells the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Security Studies

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Paul D. Williams, Matt McDonald

    Security Studies: An Introduction, 3rd edition, is the most comprehensive textbook available on the subject, providing students with an essential grounding in the debates, frameworks, and issues on the contemporary security agenda. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and updated,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Trumping Ethical Norms

    Teachers, Preachers, Pollsters, and the Media Respond to Donald Trump

    Edited by L. Sandy Maisel, Hannah E. Dineen

    Questions of ethics and politics have a long tradition in the classroom as well as the political world. Those who act in the political realm—including the media, political strategists and consultants, educators, and religious leaders—are in professions for which a clear code of conduct or an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Industrial Disasters and Environmental Policy

    Stories of Villains, Heroes, and the Rest of Us

    By Denise L. Scheberle

    Environmental stories have all the elements of a good drama—villains that plunge the world into danger and heroes that fight for positive change. Industrial Disasters and Environmental Policy: Stories of Villains, Heroes, and the Rest of Us illuminates the interplay between environmental policies…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge

  • Intergovernmental Relations in Transition

    Reflections and Directions

    Edited by Carl W. Stenberg, David K. Hamilton

    The field of intergovernmental relations has changed substantially over the past five decades. It maintains a critical and evolving role in the US federal system as well as in public policy and administration. Building upon the legacy of Deil S.Wright’s scholarship, this collection of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

  • The Interest Group Society

    6th Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Berry, Clyde Wilcox

    Considered the gold standard on interest group politics, this widely-used text analyzes interest groups within the intuitive framework of democratic theory, enabling readers to understand the workings of interest groups within the larger context of our political system. Comprehensive coverage…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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  • The Development of the American Presidency

    3rd Edition

    By Richard J. Ellis

    A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding. The Development…

    Paperback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • Public Administration Research Methods

    Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Warren S. Eller, Brian J. Gerber, Scott E. Robinson

    The best decisions made by public managers are based not on instinct, but on an informed understanding of what’s happening on the ground. Policy may be directed by ideology, but it must also be founded on reality. The challenge of making the right decisions as a public manager is often, therefore,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Religion and Politics

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Fox

    This fully revised edition offers a comprehensive overview of the many theories of religion and politics and provides students with an accessible, in-depth guide to the subject’s most significant debates, issues, and methodologies. It begins by asking the basic questions of how social scientists…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • International Organization and Global Governance

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Thomas G. Weiss, Rorden Wilkinson

    Completely revised and updated for the second edition, this textbook continues to offer the most comprehensive resource available for all interested in international organization and global governance. The book offers: In-depth and accessible coverage of the history and theories of international…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America

    Paths to Growth

    By Daniel Bliss

    Who governs? And why? How do they govern? These remain vital questions in the politics of our small cities and towns. In this new book, author Daniel Bliss takes issue with those who believe that small towns and cities are fatally vulnerable to the pressures of a global economy. Based on in-depth…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    6th Edition

    By Stephen J. Wayne

    The 2016 elections are over, but the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a 'rigged system,' voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the popular vote count all lead to a common question and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Visual Global Politics

    Edited by Roland Bleiker

    We live in a visual age. Images and visual artefacts shape international events and our understanding of them. Photographs, film and television influence how we view and approach phenomena as diverse as war, diplomacy, financial crises and election campaigns. Other visual fields, from art and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • International Development

    Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies, and Strategies

    By Anna Lanoszka

    International Development is a comprehensive inquiry into the field of socio-economic development founded on an understanding that economic advancement involves transformation of society. It explores successful developmental strategies but also tries to identify factors behind failed endeavours and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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