• Civil-Military Relations in Perspective: Strategy, Structure and Policy book cover

    Civil-Military Relations in Perspective

    Strategy, Structure and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Cimbala

    The topic of civil-military relations has high significance for academics, for policy makers, for military commanders, and for serious students of public policy in democratic and other societies. The post-Cold War and post-9-11 worlds have thrown up traditional as well as new challenges to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Cities and Global Governance: New Sites for International Relations book cover

    Cities and Global Governance

    New Sites for International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Noah J. Toly, Klaus Segbers

    Edited by Mark Amen

    Case study rich, this volume advances our understanding of the significance of 'the city' in global governance. The editors call for innovation in international relations theory with case studies that add breadth to theorizing the role sub-national political actors play in global affairs. Each of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Global Interdisciplinary Studies Series

  • Design, Meaning and Choice in Direct Democracy: The Influences of Petitioners and Voters book cover

    Design, Meaning and Choice in Direct Democracy

    The Influences of Petitioners and Voters, 1st Edition

    By Shauna Reilly

    Design, Meaning and Choice in Direct Democracy examines the link between political knowledge and participation in direct democracy in the United States. Presenting insights on the different behaviours of the petitioner, the ballot and the voter and using quantitative, qualitative and experimental…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Gay and Lesbian Elders: History, Law, and Identity Politics in the United States book cover

    Gay and Lesbian Elders

    History, Law, and Identity Politics in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Knauer

    The approximately two million gay and lesbian elders in the United States are an underserved and understudied population. At a time when gay men and lesbians enjoy an unprecedented degree of social acceptance and legal protection, many elders face the daily challenges of aging isolated from family,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Battle Over Bilingual Ballots: Language Minorities and Political Access Under the Voting Rights Act book cover

    The Battle Over Bilingual Ballots

    Language Minorities and Political Access Under the Voting Rights Act, 1st Edition

    By James Thomas Tucker

    In recent years, few federal requirements have been as controversial as the mandate for what critics call 'bilingual ballots'. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 included a permanent requirement for language assistance for Puerto Rican voters educated in Spanish and ten years later Congress banned…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • The Case for Congress: Separation of Powers and the War on Terror book cover

    The Case for Congress

    Separation of Powers and the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Victor M. Hansen, Lawrence Friedman

    The Case for Congress: Separation of Powers and the War on Terror examines the constitutional relationship between Congress and the President in the post-September 11 world, arguing that Congress should exercise its legitimate authority in guiding United States policy. While many commentators have…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections book cover

    Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections

    1st Edition

    By David B. Holian, Charles L. Prysby

    Voter perceptions of the personal traits of presidential candidates are widely regarded to be important influences on the vote. Media pundits frequently explain the outcome of presidential elections in terms of the personal appeal of the candidates. Despite the emphasis on presidential character…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States book cover

    The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca H. Padot

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Secrecy in US Foreign Policy: Nixon, Kissinger and the Rapprochement with China book cover

    Secrecy in US Foreign Policy

    Nixon, Kissinger and the Rapprochement with China, 1st Edition

    By Yukinori Komine

    Secrecy in US Foreign Policy examines the pursuit of strict secrecy by President Nixon and his National Security Advisor Kissinger in foreign policy decision making in relation to the US rapprochement with China. Moreover it sheds new light on the complexity and dynamism of the evolution of China…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Our North America: Social and Political Issues beyond NAFTA book cover

    Our North America

    Social and Political Issues beyond NAFTA, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julián Castro-Rea

    What we call "North America" today is a human space that has been constructed over the centuries, perceived from time immemorial by its original inhabitants as a unified whole, and named Turtle Island. What is North America today? Is it more than the sum of its parts? Does it qualify as a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • The Rise of the Indian Navy: Internal Vulnerabilities, External Challenges book cover

    The Rise of the Indian Navy

    Internal Vulnerabilities, External Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harsh V. Pant

    The Indian Navy has gradually emerged as an indispensable tool of Indian diplomacy in recent years, making it imperative for Indian policy-makers and naval thinkers to think anew the role of the nation’s naval forces in Indian strategy. There is a long tradition in India of viewing the maritime…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies book cover

    Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Ralph Grillo

    This book focuses on the way in which public debate and legal practice intersect when it comes to the value of free speech and the need to regulate "offensive", "blasphemous" or "hate" speech, especially, though not exclusively where such speech is thought to be offensive to members of ethnic and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

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