• America and the Third World: Revolution and Intervention book cover

    America and the Third World

    Revolution and Intervention, 1st Edition

    By John Girling

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super-Power; and the Changes both in US-Soviet relations (from…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
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    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Hollywood and the CIA: Cinema, Defense and Subversion book cover

    Hollywood and the CIA

    Cinema, Defense and Subversion, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Boyd Barrett, David Herrera, James A. Baumann

    This book investigates representations of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Hollywood films, and the synergies between Hollywood product, U.S. military/defense interests and U.S. foreign policy. As probably the best known of the many different intelligence agencies of the US, the CIA is an…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
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    Media, War and Security

  • Jim Crow Citizenship: Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy book cover

    Jim Crow Citizenship

    Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy, 1st Edition

    By Marek D. Steedman

    In the late 1860s the U.S. federal government initiated the most abrupt transition from slavery to citizenship in the Americas. The transformation, of course, did not stick, but it did permanently alter the terms of American citizenship and initiated a century long struggle over the place of…

    Paperback – 2012-12-05
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    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • The Silence of Constitutions (Routledge Revivals): Gaps, 'abeyances' and political temperament in the maintenance of government book cover

    The Silence of Constitutions (Routledge Revivals)

    Gaps, 'abeyances' and political temperament in the maintenance of government, 1st Edition

    By Michael Foley

    First published in 1989, Michael’s Foley’s book deals with the ‘abeyances’ present in both written and unwritten constitutions, arguing that these gaps in the explicitness of a constitution, and the various ways they are preserved, provide the means by which constitutional conflict is continually…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19
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  • American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History book cover

    American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History

    1st Edition

    By Peter Swirski

    The United States today is afflicted with political alienation, militarized violence, institutionalized poverty, and social agony. Worst of all, perhaps, it is afflicted with chronic and acute ahistoricism. America insist on ignoring the context of its present dilemmas. It insists on forgetting…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
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    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Routledge Handbook of Political Management book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Political Management

    1st Edition

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Management is a comprehensive overview of the field of applied politics, encompassing political consulting, campaigns and elections, lobbying and advocacy, grass roots politics, fundraising, media and political communications, the role of the parties, political…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
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    Anglo-American Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 2)

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Shaw

    This book describes the main characteristics of the British and American political systems. Whilst short, it is integrally comparative with the main emphasis on concepts. The result is a systematic and sustained Anglo-American political analysis.…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
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  • People, Power and Place (Routledge Revivals): Perspectives on Anglo-American politics book cover

    People, Power and Place (Routledge Revivals)

    Perspectives on Anglo-American politics, 1st Edition

    By Keith Hoggart

    Examining the genral character and key issues of local politics, People, Power and Place discusses the effect of local government policieson the general population and identifies those who gain or lose under them. Based on a comparitive investigation of Britain and the United States, the book…

    Paperback – 2012-06-07
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  • Justifying America's Wars: The Conduct and Practice of US Military Intervention book cover

    Justifying America's Wars

    The Conduct and Practice of US Military Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Kerton-Johnson

    This book examines the justifications for, and practice of, war by the US since 1990, and examines four case studies: the Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. The author undertakes an examination of presidential speeches and public documents from this period to determine the focal points on…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
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    Contemporary Security Studies

  • How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior book cover

    How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Hume

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside…

    Paperback – 2012-02-10
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    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Islam in the Eyes of the West: Images and Realities in an Age of Terror book cover

    Islam in the Eyes of the West

    Images and Realities in an Age of Terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tareq Y. Ismael, Andrew Rippin

    From the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York to the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the presence of Muslim communities in the West has generated security issues and major political concern. The government, the media, and the general public have raised questions…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
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    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Political Women: The Women's Movement, Political Institutions, the Battle for Women's Suffrage and the ERA book cover

    Political Women

    The Women's Movement, Political Institutions, the Battle for Women's Suffrage and the ERA, 1st Edition

    By Alana Jeydel

    Under what conditions are political elites responsive to social movements, and when do social movements gain access to political elites? This book explores this question with regard to the women's movement in the US, asking under what conditions are Congress and the presidency responsive to the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
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    Routledge Research in Gender and History

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