Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • Technical Controversies over Public Policy: From Fluoridation to Fracking and Climate Change book cover

    Technical Controversies over Public Policy

    From Fluoridation to Fracking and Climate Change

    By Allan Mazur

    Newspapers and TV often report controversial risk warnings over technological innovations, scientific developments, or environmental hazards that have at their core a dispute between experts who contradict one another not only on preferred policy but also on the scientific facts that underlie…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics

    Edited by Ruth Wodak, Bernhard Forchtner

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of this core and dynamic area of study and research. Language is indispensable to initiating, justifying, legitimatising and coordinating action as well as negotiating conflict and, as such, is intrinsically linked to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Dialectics in World Politics book cover

    Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Word Plays: Collected Writings on Politics and Culture book cover

    Word Plays

    Collected Writings on Politics and Culture

    By Robert Brustein

    According to Robert Brustein, the theater should be taken seriously as one of the fine arts, but it should also be considered a means to reflect on our world, times, and culture from a different perspective. However, this presents a great challenge—the masses must come to appreciate the theater as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge

  • Forced into Genocide: Memoirs of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Turkish Army book cover

    Forced into Genocide

    Memoirs of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Turkish Army

    By Adrienne G. Alexanian

    This memoir recalls Yervant Alexanian’s death-defying experiences in the center of the Armenian Genocide. Like other Armenians of his generation, he was an eyewitness to the massacre and dislocation of his family and fellow countrymen in Ottoman Turkey during World War I. Alexanian was conscripted…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Genocide Studies

  • Presidential Relations with Congress book cover

    Presidential Relations with Congress

    By Richard S. Conley

    The presidential-congressional relationship is the most important and vivid of all the inter-branch relationships. It defines presidential activities, priorities, and successes. No president, from Eisenhower to Nixon to Reagan, has been able to ignore or denigrate that relationship. …

    Paperback – 2016-12-30
    Routledge
    Presidential Briefings Series

  • God Wills it: Presidents and the Political Use of Religion book cover

    God Wills it

    Presidents and the Political Use of Religion

    By David O'Connell

    God Wills It is a comprehensive study of presidential religious rhetoric. Using careful analysis of hundreds of transcripts, David O'Connell reveals the hidden strategy behind presidential religious speech. He asks when and why religious language is used, and when it is, whether such language is…

    Paperback – 2016-12-30
    Routledge

  • The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World book cover

    The Art of Peace

    Engaging a Complex World

    By Juliana Geran Pilon

    Sun Tzu, author of 'The Art of War', believed that the acme of leadership consists in figuring out how to subdue the enemy with the least amount of fighting—a fact that America's Founders also understood, and practiced with astonishing success. For it to work, however, a people must possess both…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Post-Liberalism: The Death of a Dream book cover

    Post-Liberalism

    The Death of a Dream, 2nd Edition

    By Harry Vorrath

    Liberalism is dying—despite its superficial appearance of vigour. Most of its adherents still believe it is the wave of the future, but they are clinging to a sinking dream. So says Melvyn L. Fein, who argues that almost none of liberalism's countless promises have come true. Under its auspices,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Legacies of Racial Resentment: Black Health Activism, Educational Justice, and Legislative Leadership book cover

    Challenging the Legacies of Racial Resentment

    Black Health Activism, Educational Justice, and Legislative Leadership

    By Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

    Domestic and international health activism and health policy are focal points in this volume, a publication of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. This work demonstrates the continuing importance of the "medical civil rights movement," through examples of activism of women of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • South Korea: A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present book cover

    South Korea

    A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present

    By Daniel J. Schwekendiek

    During the second half of the twentieth century, an economic boom, driven by advances in technology, has led South Korea to become the world's fastest growing economy. But, there were also social factors associated with this shift. In this book, Daniel J. Schwekendiek examines South Korea's…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Irish and the American Presidency book cover

    The Irish and the American Presidency

    By Nicole Anderson Yanoso

    There is a widely held notion that, except for the elections of 1928 and 1960, the Irish have primarily influenced only state and local government. The Irish and the American Presidency reveals that the Irish have had a consistent and noteworthy impact on presidential careers, policies, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30
    Routledge

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