• Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements: Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States book cover

    Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements

    Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Parker

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Democratic Transformation and Obstruction: EU, US, and Russia in the South Caucasus book cover

    Democratic Transformation and Obstruction

    EU, US, and Russia in the South Caucasus, 1st Edition

    By Nelli Babayan

    Although "democracy promotion" has become a popular term for policy makers and scholars, democratization is rarely a smooth or linear transition. While some countries quickly democratize, others lag behind despite a long period of democracy promotion activities. Furthermore, while democracy…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Democratization Studies

  • Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire: The Disembodied Shade book cover

    Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade, 1st Edition

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • 'More than an Ally'?: Contemporary Australia-US Relations book cover

    'More than an Ally'?

    Contemporary Australia-US Relations, 1st Edition

    By Maryanne Kelton

    With the ascendancy of the Coalition government in 1996 there was a marked shift of emphasis directed to deepening Australia's relations with America. The Coalition government strategically linked security and economic well-being and this linking was contextualized by threats both internal and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • New Perspectives on Globalization and Antiglobalization: Prospects for a New World Order? book cover

    New Perspectives on Globalization and Antiglobalization

    Prospects for a New World Order?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    This completely revised and updated sequel to Globalization and Antiglobalization advances our understanding of the dynamics of neoliberal globalization and draws our attention towards efforts to construct 'another world' beyond neoliberalism. To advance our understanding of these forces and…

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

  • Electoral College Reform: Challenges and Possibilities book cover

    Electoral College Reform

    Challenges and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Bugh

    The United States has not updated the Electoral College system since the Twelfth Amendment was ratified in 1804, despite public opinion polls showing a majority of Americans are in favor of changing or outright abolishing it. So why hasn't the United States reformed this system? Electoral College…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Strategic US Foreign Assistance: The Battle Between Human Rights and National Security book cover

    Strategic US Foreign Assistance

    The Battle Between Human Rights and National Security, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda L. Callaway, Elizabeth G. Matthews

    One major dilemma regarding US foreign policy is when and how the US should address human rights around the globe and what responsibility exists for the US to promote human rights in the countries that receive US aid. Does US policy for foreign assistance really address human rights or is it merely…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Political Corruption in Comparative Perspective: Sources, Status and Prospects book cover

    Political Corruption in Comparative Perspective

    Sources, Status and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Funderburk

    Political corruption adversely affects the efficiency and effectiveness of governments, slows the rate of economic development and poisons public attitudes towards the legitimacy of the state. Affecting governmental and non-governmental organizations, developed and developing nations and millions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution: The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause book cover

    Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Green

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Shaping US Military Law: Governing a Constitutional Military book cover

    Shaping US Military Law

    Governing a Constitutional Military, 1st Edition

    By Joshua E. Kastenberg

    Since the United States’ entry into World War II, the federal judiciary has taken a prominent role in the shaping of the nation’s military laws. Yet, a majority of the academic legal community studying the relationship between the Court and the military establishment argues otherwise providing the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

  • The €uro and the Dollar in a Globalized Economy book cover

    The €uro and the Dollar in a Globalized Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Gomis-Porqueras, Joaquín Roy

    The dollar has been the dominant currency of the world economy for almost a century; since 2002, the euro has gained widespread international acceptance resulting in important institutional, economic and financial changes both for the euro zone, the United States and the world economies, affecting…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

  • The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force: The Impact of the United States upon the Jus ad Bellum in the Post-Cold War Era book cover

    The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force

    The Impact of the United States upon the Jus ad Bellum in the Post-Cold War Era, 1st Edition

    By Christian Henderson

    This book provides a comprehensive, dispassionate empirical analysis and assessment of the discernible impact that the US has had upon the jus ad bellum in the post-Cold War era. The work focuses on the substantive areas of the jus ad bellum with which the US has most often and significantly…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

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