• Little 'Red Scares': Anti-Communism and Political Repression in the United States, 1921-1946 book cover

    Little 'Red Scares'

    Anti-Communism and Political Repression in the United States, 1921-1946, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Justin Goldstein

    Anti-communism has long been a potent force in American politics, capable of gripping both government and popular attention. Nowhere is this more evident that the two great 'red scares' of 1919-20 and 1946-54; the latter generally - if somewhat inaccurately - termed McCarthyism. The interlude…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Re-mapping the Americas: Trends in Region-making book cover

    Re-mapping the Americas

    Trends in Region-making, 1st Edition

    By W. Andy Knight, Julián Castro-Rea

    Since the end of the Second World War the map of the Americas has changed dramatically. Not only were many former European colonies turned into sovereign states, there was also an ongoing process of region-making recognizable throughout the hemisphere and obvious through the establishment of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Election Law and Democratic Theory book cover

    Election Law and Democratic Theory

    1st Edition

    By David Schultz

    While numerous books and articles examine various aspects either of democratic theory or of specific topics in election law, there is no comprehensive book that provides a detailed and scholarly discussion of the political and democratic theory underpinnings of election law. Election Law and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror: Agenda-Building Struggles book cover

    Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror

    Agenda-Building Struggles, 1st Edition

    By Vian Bakir

    Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror examines the communication battles of the Bush and Blair political administrations (and those of their successors in America and Britain) over their use of torture, first-hand or second-hand, to gain intelligence for the War on Terror.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Bush Leadership, the Power of Ideas, and the War on Terror book cover

    The Bush Leadership, the Power of Ideas, and the War on Terror

    1st Edition

    By Dirk Nabers

    Edited by David B. MacDonald

    Foreign policy success or failure is often attributed to the role of leadership. This volume explores the relationship between President George W. Bush's leadership, the administration's stated belief in the power of ideas (and the ideas of power) and its approach to the war on terror. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • 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
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    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • The Cuban Embargo under International Law: El Bloqueo book cover

    The Cuban Embargo under International Law

    El Bloqueo, 1st Edition

    By Nigel D. White

    The United States embargo against Cuba was imposed over fifty years ago initially as a response to the new revolutionary government's seizure of US properties, which was viewed by the US as a violation of international law. However, while sanctions can be legitimate means of enforcing established…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Origins of U.S. Policy in the East China Sea Islands Dispute: Okinawa's Reversion and the Senkaku Islands book cover

    The Origins of U.S. Policy in the East China Sea Islands Dispute

    Okinawa's Reversion and the Senkaku Islands, 1st Edition

    By Robert D. Eldridge

    Ownership of the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea is disputed between China and Japan, though historically the islands have been part of Okinawa, the southernmost islands of the Japanese archipelago. The dispute, which also involves Taiwan, has the potential to be a flashpoint between the two…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • The US Secretaries of State and Transatlantic Relations book cover

    The US Secretaries of State and Transatlantic Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres

    Transatlantic relations have been among the most crucially important areas for US foreign policy since 1945. For reasons of self-interest and with regard to common transatlantic values and political, economic and security interests, every American Secretary of State to date has dedicated a…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Presidential Leadership: An International View of the White House book cover

    Perspectives on Presidential Leadership

    An International View of the White House, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Patrick Cullinane, Clare Frances Elliott

    In 2011 Barack Obama invited ten distinguished biographers to the White House to ask them one question: which past American president should I emulate? This was not the first time Obama asked scholars this, but the answer he received would differ as presidential legacies waxed and waned. In 2008…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Latino Identity in Contemporary America book cover

    Latino Identity in Contemporary America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This edited collection brings together original research papers that explore an important aspect of race and ethnic studies, namely the processes that are shaping the making of Latina and Latino identities in contemporary America. This is a question that has received much attention in the USA over…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought: Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform book cover

    Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform, 1st Edition

    By Charles McCann

    The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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