• China from a U.S. Policy Perspective book cover

    China from a U.S. Policy Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Eric J. Heikkila

    In this book, Eric J. Heikkila explores a truly important question that has not been adequately analyzed to date: how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed. Here, the policy domain of the United States government is…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Recalibrating Juvenile Detention: Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center book cover

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention

    Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, 1st Edition

    By David W. Roush

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention chronicles the lessons learned from the 2007 to 2015 landmark US District Court-ordered reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) in Illinois, following years of litigation by the ACLU about egregious and unconstitutional conditions of…

    Paperback – 2020-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy book cover

    Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy, 4th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical perspective provides the…

    Paperback – 2020-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Political Landscapes of Donald Trump book cover

    Political Landscapes of Donald Trump

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barney Warf

    This book delves into the life and work of President Donald Trump, who is arguably the most famous and controversial person in the world today. While his administration has received enormous attention, few have studied the spatial dimensions of his policies. Political Landscapes of Donald Trump…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Amateur Hour: Presidential Character and the Question of Leadership book cover

    Amateur Hour

    Presidential Character and the Question of Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Lara M. Brown

    In order to understand how Donald Trump's character was thought to be a good fit for the presidency by many Americans, this book reaches back into history to examine the individual characters of the contemporary presidents. Institutional reforms, political events, and cultural changes have altered…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge

  • The End of the Rhetorical Presidency?: Presidential Leadership in the Trump Era book cover

    The End of the Rhetorical Presidency?

    Presidential Leadership in the Trump Era, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Heith

    The End of the Rhetorical Presidency? Public Leadership in the Trump Era explores one of the most disruptive aspects of the Trump presidency. Since the FDR administration, presidents developed the capacity and skill to use the public to influence the legislative arena, gain re-election, survive…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Class, Gender and Migration: Return Flows between Mexico and the United States in Times of Crisis book cover

    Class, Gender and Migration

    Return Flows between Mexico and the United States in Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By María Eugenia D’Aubeterre Buznego, Alison Elizabeth Lee, María Leticia Rivermar Pérez

    Using a gender-sensitive political economy approach, this book analyzes the emergence of new migration patterns between Central Mexico and the East Coast of the United States in the last decades of the twentieth century, and return migration during and after the global economic crisis of 2007.…

    Hardback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • US Policy Towards Afghanistan, 1979-2014: 'A Force for Good' book cover

    US Policy Towards Afghanistan, 1979-2014

    'A Force for Good', 1st Edition

    By Anthony Teitler

    Providing a study of US policy towards Afghanistan from the Soviet intervention of 1979 to the exit of US/International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) combat troops at the end of 2014, this book examines how the United States’ construction of its interests has shaped its long-term involvement…

    Hardback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • America's State Governments: A Critical Look at Disconnected Democracies book cover

    America's State Governments

    A Critical Look at Disconnected Democracies, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Bachner, Benjamin Ginsberg

    This timely and important new work takes a critical look at government in the American states and uses the underlying theme of disconnected democracies to illustrate the ways in which state government institutions—while democratic in form—lack the necessary firm connections with the citizens they…

    Paperback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Federalism: Old Legacies and New Challenges book cover

    Environmental Federalism

    Old Legacies and New Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Luke Fowler

    In Environmental Federalism, Luke Fowler helps to refocus much needed attention on the role of state governments in environmental policy creation and implementation in the United States. While the national government receives most of the attention when it comes to environmental policy, state…

    Paperback – 2020-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Global Equity in Administration: Nervous Areas of Governments book cover

    Global Equity in Administration

    Nervous Areas of Governments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan T. Gooden

    Governments around the world face the challenge of espousing principles of fairness but practicing inequity in their administration. Issues of equity and justice are fundamental concerns of government, and thus to public administrators, who constantly struggle to evaluate a country’s social climate…

    Paperback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Political Violence and the Imagination: Complicity, Memory and Resistance book cover

    Political Violence and the Imagination

    Complicity, Memory and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mathias Thaler, Mihaela Mihai

    Using a variety of theoretical reflections and empirically grounded case studies, this book examines how certain kinds of imagination – political, artistic, historical, philosophical – help us tackle the challenge of comprehending and responding to various forms of political violence. Understanding…

    Hardback – 2020-07-08 
    Routledge

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