American Studies Products

  • Caribbean Crime and Criminal Justice

    Impacts of Post-colonialism and Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina J Joosen, Corin A Bailey

    Despite high crime rates among men in the Caribbean, rising rates of violence against women in the region, and a significant number of Caribbean nationals incarcerated abroad due to drug smuggling, existing research has yet to offer explanations that are tailored to the unique Caribbean societies…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • A Nation Apart

    The African-American Experience and White Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Birenbaum

    This book examines the ongoing struggle for social justice by and for African Americans. Examining the persistent rolling back of civil and voting rights for this population and other minorities since the end of Reconstruction, the author discusses the continued colonization of African Americans…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth, 1st Edition

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for Afro-Caribbean culture…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • United States Assistance Policy in Africa

    Exceptional Power, 1st Edition

    By Shai A. Divon, Bill Derman

    From the end of WWII to the end of the Obama administration, development assistance in Africa has been viewed as an essential instrument of US foreign policy. Although many would characterise it as a form of aid aimed at enhancing the lives of those in the developing world, it can also be viewed as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Craig Considine

    This book explores the Pakistani diaspora in a transatlantic context, enquiring into the ways in which young first- and second-generation Pakistani Muslim and non-Muslim men resist hegemonic identity narratives and respond to their marginalised conditions. Drawing on rich documentary, ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods

    Subjectivities and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emiliana Armano, Arianna Bove, Annalisa Murgia

    The condition of precariousness not only provides insights into a segment of the world of work or of a particular subject group, but is also a standpoint for an overview of the condition of the social on a global scale. Because precariousness is multidimensional and polysemantic, it traverses…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Civil Religion

    Volume 3, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Parsons

    This title was first published in 2002: Perspectives on Civil Religion introduces the concept of civil religion, examines the use of the concept in recent scholarship and investigates examples of civil religion in the contemporary world. The book sets out to explore tensions and complexities in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Analyzing American Democracy

    Politics and Political Science, 3rd Edition

    By Jon R. Bond, Kevin B. Smith

    This is an introductory American politics text covering the constitutional framework of American government, political behavior and informal institutions, the formal institutions of American government, and a concluding chapter on public policy. Every chapter highlights the most current thinking in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-09
    Routledge

  • The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives

    1st Edition

    By Yanoula Athanassakis

    Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives examines post-1929 US artistic interrogations of environmental disruption. Tracing themes of pollution, marine life, and agricultural production in the work of a number of historically significant writers including John Steinbeck, Ruth Ozeki, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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

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