• Going Grey: The Mediation of Politics in an Ageing Society book cover

    Going Grey

    The Mediation of Politics in an Ageing Society, 1st Edition

    By Scott Davidson

    Developed countries throughout the world are experiencing population ageing and the new challenges that arise from this change in the national demographic. The phenomenon of an ageing population has necessitated policy reform regarding the role of the state in providing income in retirement and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Irony of Barack Obama: Barack Obama, Reinhold Niebuhr and the Problem of Christian Statecraft book cover

    The Irony of Barack Obama

    Barack Obama, Reinhold Niebuhr and the Problem of Christian Statecraft, 1st Edition

    By R. Ward Holder, Peter B. Josephson

    Drawing on the political theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, described by Barack Obama as 'one of my favourite philosophers', this book assesses the challenges facing the President during his first term. It evaluates his success in adhering to Niebuhr's path of 'Christian realism' when faced with the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Beyond Walls: Re-inventing the Canada-United States Borderlands book cover

    Beyond Walls: Re-inventing the Canada-United States Borderlands

    1st Edition

    By Victor Konrad, Heather Nicol

    September 11, 2001 marked the beginning of a new era of security imperatives for many countries. The border between Canada and the United States suddenly emerged from relative obscurity to become a focus of constant attention by media, federal and state/provincial governments on both sides of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Threat Talk: The Comparative Politics of Internet Addiction book cover

    Threat Talk

    The Comparative Politics of Internet Addiction, 1st Edition

    By Mary Manjikian

    'Threat Talk' exposes how US and Chinese scientists and policy-makers have understood and responded to the problem of internet addiction in their societies. Is the internet good or bad for society? American analysts like Lessig and Zittrain suggest that the internet is inherently liberating and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Power: The Perils of Missing the Human Domain book cover

    The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Power

    The Perils of Missing the Human Domain, 1st Edition

    By Mika Aaltola, Juha Käpylä

    Global commons are domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains, even if outside the direct responsibility and governance of sovereign entities, are of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet book cover

    European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet

    1st Edition

    By Manuela Caiani, Linda Parenti

    How do right-wing extremist organizations throughout the world use the Internet as a tool for communication and recruitment? What is its role in identity-building within radical right-wing groups and how do they use the Internet to set their agenda, build contacts, spread their ideology and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Integrity and Accountability in Government: Homeland Security and the Inspector General book cover

    Integrity and Accountability in Government

    Homeland Security and the Inspector General, 1st Edition

    By Carmen R. Apaza

    The Inspector General (IG)'s mission is to expose fraud, waste and abuse as well as promoting efficiency in federal agencies. Each year billions of dollars are returned to the Federal government or are better spent based on recommendations from IGs reports. IG investigations have also contributed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Homeland Security

  • Strategic Thinking, Deterrence and the US Ballistic Missile Defense Project: From Truman to Obama book cover

    Strategic Thinking, Deterrence and the US Ballistic Missile Defense Project

    From Truman to Obama, 1st Edition

    By Reuben Steff

    A systematic critical survey of American strategic thinking and the strategic culture in which it is formed. In particular, this book seeks to interrogate the theory and strategy of nuclear deterrence, and its relationship to the concept of missile defence. Drawing widely on the theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • State Secretaries of State: Guardians of the Democratic Process book cover

    State Secretaries of State

    Guardians of the Democratic Process, 1st Edition

    By Jocelyn F. Benson

    Nearly a decade after the 2000 Presidential elections invited a firestorm of questions about the sanctity of our democratic process, there continues to be a heightened interest in the role of state-wide elections officials, typically the state's Secretary of State - this book looks into their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • The Social Process of Lobbying: Cooperation or Collusion? book cover

    The Social Process of Lobbying

    Cooperation or Collusion?, 1st Edition

    By John C. Scott

    Despite a wealth of theorizing and research about each concept, lobbying and norms still raise a number of interesting issues. Why do lobbyists and politicians engage in cooperative behavior? How does cooperative behavior in lobbying affect policy making? If democratic participation is good, why do…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Borderline Slavery: Mexico, United States, and the Human Trade book cover

    Borderline Slavery

    Mexico, United States, and the Human Trade, 1st Edition

    By Moira Murphy-Aguilar

    Edited by Susan Tiano

    Exploring human trafficking in the US - Mexico borderlands as a regional expression of a pressing global problem, Borderline Slavery sheds light on the contexts and causes of trafficking, offering policy recommendations for addressing it that do justice to border communities' complex circumstances.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Arms for Uncertainty: Nuclear Weapons in US and Russian Security Policy book cover

    Arms for Uncertainty

    Nuclear Weapons in US and Russian Security Policy, 1st Edition

    By Stephen J. Cimbala

    Nuclear weapons are here to stay. They have survived into the twenty-first century as instruments of influence for the US, Russia, and other major military powers. But, unlike the Cold War era, future nuclear forces will be developed and deployed within a digital-driven world of enhanced…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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