American Studies Products

  • American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 10th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    How politics in America works today, how it got that way, and how it’s likely to change through reform—these are the themes that pervade every chapter of Cal Jillson’s highly lauded American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change. Even in the midst of current challenges, America…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Film and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Lonely Quest

    Constructing the Self in the Twenty-First Century United States, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. Hauhart

    Today the United States is a country divided along lines of gender, economic inequality, educational level, and political affiliation. Democrats typically select a different range of matters of serious public concern compared to Republicans. Many Americans describe difficulty in coming to terms…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent, 1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Batman and the Multiplicity of Identity

    The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero as Cultural Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Concentrating primarily on contemporary depictions of Batman in the comic books, this book analyzes why Batman is so immensely popular right now in America and globally, and how the fictional Dark Knight reveals both new cultural concerns and longstanding beliefs about American values. The…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • The Post Cold War World

    Turbulence and Change in World Politics Since the Fall, 1st Edition

    By Michael Cox

    This book by a leading scholar of international relations examines the origins of the new world disorder – the resurgence of Russia, the rise of populism in the West, deep tensions in the Atlantic alliance, and the new strategic partnership between China and Russia – and asks why so many…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • The USA and Canada 2019

    21st Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 21st edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge
    USA and Canada

  • Film and Colonialism in the Sixties

    The Anti-Colonialist Turn in the US, Britain, and France, 1st Edition

    By Jon Cowans

    Relations between Western nations and their colonial subjects changed dramatically in the second half of the twentieth century. As nearly all of the West’s colonies gained their independence by 1975, attitudes toward colonialism in the West also changed, and terms such as empire and colonialism,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, 1st Edition

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Being Indigenous

    Perspectives on Activism, Culture, Language and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neyooxet Greymorning

    This volume gives voice to an impressive range of Indigenous authors who share their knowledge and perspectives on issues that pertain to activism, culture, language and identity – the fabric of being Indigenous. The contributions highlight the experiences of Indigenous peoples from a variety of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge

  • Friendship in Politics

    Theorizing Amity in and between States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Preston King, Graham M. Smith

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this volume throws light on the place of friendship in politics by connecting theoretical questions to empirical answers. Today, friendship and politics are most commonly viewed as distinct and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

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