Politics & International Relations: American Political Thought

  • The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom: Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology book cover

    The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom

    Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Joustra

    Rival understandings of the meaning and practice of the religious and the secular lead to rival public perspectives about religion and religious freedom in North America. This book explores how debates over the American Office of Religious Freedom and its International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions: The Catholic Question book cover

    Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions

    The Catholic Question, 1st Edition

    By Willie Gin

    As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the twentieth century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

  • Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts: From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War book cover

    Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts

    From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Cox

    This book explores US foreign policy, specifically the history of America’s entry into the War of 1812, the First World War, the Korean War and the First Gulf War. Using a historical case study approach, it demonstrates how the Wilsonian Framework can give us a unique understanding of why the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
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    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • American Political Thought: An Alternative View book cover

    American Political Thought

    An Alternative View, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Keller, Alex Zamalin

    The twenty-first century presents unique political challenges, like increasing concern over racially based police brutality and mass incarceration, continuing economic and gender inequality, the rise of conservative and libertarian politics, and the appropriate role of religion in American politics…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Michael A. Weinstein: Action, Contemplation, Vitalism book cover

    Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein’s political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary continental theory. Weinstein is presented as a philosopher of life and as an American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Economic and Political Change after Crisis: Prospects for government, liberty and the rule of law book cover

    Economic and Political Change after Crisis

    Prospects for government, liberty and the rule of law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Balch, Benjamin Powell

    The U.S. Government’s accumulated national debt and unfunded liabilities in social security and Medicare could be pushing the country towards a fiscal crisis. How could such a crisis be avoided? If a crisis does strike, how might it be dealt with? What might be the long term ramifications of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13
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    Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

  • Understanding Contemporary American Conservatism book cover

    Understanding Contemporary American Conservatism

    1st Edition

    By Joel D. Aberbach

    Contemporary American conservatism – a mélange of ideas, people, and organizations – is difficult to define; even conservatives themselves are unable to agree about its essential meaning. Yet the conservative movement is well financed, exerts strong influence in the Republican Party, inspires…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

  • Patrick Henry: Proclaiming a Revolution book cover

    Patrick Henry

    Proclaiming a Revolution, 1st Edition

    By John Ragosta

    Often referred to as "the voice of the Revolution," Patrick Henry played a vital role in helping to launch the revolt of the American colonies against British rule. An early and compelling Revolutionary orator, Henry played an active part in the debates over the founding of the United States. As a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Race and the Politics of the Exception: Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy book cover

    Race and the Politics of the Exception

    Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Utz McKnight

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Democracy, Participation and Contestation: Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy book cover

    Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Deforming American Political Thought: Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy book cover

    Deforming American Political Thought

    Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to the persistence of racial inequality. Presenting multifaceted arguments that transcend the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood book cover

    Conservatism in the Black Community

    To the Right and Misunderstood, 1st Edition

    By Angela K. Lewis

    Conservatism in the Black Community examines the contemporary meanings of Black Conservatism and its influence on black political behavior, providing a basis for understanding the impact this phenomenon has on black political behavior. Lewis analyzes conservatism within the black ideological…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

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