American Studies Products

  • American Indian Workforce Education

    Trends and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Schmidtke

    In this collection of original essays, contributors critically examine the pedagogical, administrative, financial, economic, and cultural contexts of American Indian vocational education and workforce development, identifying trends and issues for future research in the fields of vocational…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Keys to Successful Immigration

    Implications of the New Jersey Experience, 1st Edition

    By Thomas J. Espenshade

    Published in 1997. The Urban Institute has been studying immigration for almost a decade and a half. In recent years, the Institute’s focus has widened to include immigration integration. Unlike immigration policy, which is a federal responsibility, policies regarding immigrant integration have…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Healing of America

    Welfare Reform in the Cyber Economy, 1st Edition

    By James L. Morrison

    First published in 1997, this volume responds to a world in the midst of a telecommunications revolution. What this means is that societies throughout the world are now provided with new opportunities to solve nagging problems. One problem which is the focus of this book is the continual pockets of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques

    Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer in the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. Levy

    This book undertakes a critical reappraisal of Minimalism through an examination of three key painters: Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer. By establishing their substantive engagements with Minimalist discourse, as well as their often overlooked artistic exchanges with their sculptor peers,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Policy and Planning as Public Choice

    Mass Transit in the United States, 1st Edition

    By David Lewis, Fred Laurence Williams

    First published in 1999, this book applies formal economic measures to the passenger and taxpayer benefits of public transit service in the United States under a public choice analytical framework. Approximately 400 local transit budgets have been renewed annually for more than 25 years. These…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Health Policy, Federalism and the American States

    1st Edition

    By Robert F. Rich, William D. White

    First published in 1997, this volume emerged in the ongoing struggle between those favouring centralized and those favouring decentralized government, and has three goals: 1) To illustrate how theories of federalism and intergovernmental relations can provide a useful framework for examining how to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America, 1st Edition

    By Christine Filippone

    The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art

    Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys, 1st Edition

    By Evan R. Firestone

    Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize the rich possibilities that animism and shamanism offered. While each of these artists' connection with shamanism has been written about separately, Evan Firestone brings the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Italian Americans

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J. Connell, Stanislao G. Pugliese

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Race and Ethnic Relations in Today's America

    1st Edition

    By Greg Oswald

    This title was first published in 2001. A unique investigation of race and ethnic relations in today’s America, exploring the nature and extent of non-white socio-economic progress since 1990 and the degree of improvement in the overall racial and ethnic climate during the same period.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fictions of Integration

    American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education, 1st Edition

    By Naomi Lesley

    This book examines how children’s and young adult literature addresses and interrogates the legacies of American school desegregation. Such literature narrates not only the famous battles to implement desegregation in the South, in places like Little Rock, Arkansas, but also more insidious and less…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Levinas and the Other in Narratives of Facial Disfigurement

    Singing through the Mask, 1st Edition

    By Gudrun M. Grabher

    Offering readings of a range of fictional and biographical texts, including work by Richard Selzer, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gaston Leroux, Willa Cather, Natalie Kusz, and Lucy Grealy, this book examines reactions to facially disfigured people on the basis of Emmanuel Levinas’ ethics of the face.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

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