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  • Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success

    Edited by Nadine M. Finigan-Carr

    The linkages between a student’s health and a student’s ability to learn have been well established. Children who are sick stay home; and, children at home cannot learn if they are not in school leading to increased dropout rates among other educational outcomes. However, an understanding of this…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    CRC Press

  • Marriage and Values in Public Policy

    Conflicts in the UK, the US and Australia

    By Elizabeth van Acker

    Marriage is a site of political conflict. It is a controversial issue in the UK, Australia and the US where there is a clash of values between neoliberal governments and diverse groups either strongly opposing or supporting marriage. In the meantime, fewer couples are marrying, while other family…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Localizing Governance in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Participatory governance has a long history in India and this book traces historical-intellectual trajectories of participatory governance and how older Western discourses have influenced Indian policymakers. While colonial rulers devolved power to accommodate dissenting voices, for independent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Authoritarian Public Sphere

    Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China

    By Alexander Dukalskis

    Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be violently…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Corporatism and Fascism

    The Corporatist Wave in Europe

    Edited by Antonio Costa Pinto

    This book is the first conceptual and comparative empirical work on the relation between corporatism and dictatorships, bringing both fields under a joint conceptual umbrella. It operationalizes the concepts of social and political corporatism, diffusion and critical junctures and their particular…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • African Union Law

    The Emergence of a Sui Generis Legal Order

    By Olufemi Amao

    This book explores the emergence of African Union law as a legal order and its implications for existing order in the region. As an authoritive text on the development of AU law, the book covers such pertinent issues as legislative powers, competences, direct effect in AU law, subsidiarity,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost

    Over the past decade there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America to the Arab Spring to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe to democracy protests in China. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – of South Africa were created by the apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 6th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Cal Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most even-handed, readable, and engaging description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the book students are encouraged to connect…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 

  • Field Experiments in Political Science and Public Policy

    Practical Lessons in Design and Delivery

    By Peter John

    Field experiments -- randomized controlled trials -- have become ever more popular in political science, as well as in other disciplines, such as economics, social policy and development. Policymakers have also increasingly used randomization to evaluate public policies, designing trials of tax…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • Media Relations of the Anti-War Movement

    The Battle for Hearts and Minds

    By Ian Taylor

    In this book, Ian Taylor examines how a social movement, the anti-Iraq War movement in the UK, engaged with the media as a part of their campaigning against the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Moving beyond content analysis to draw upon interviews with locally based journalists and activists,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer Hopper

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act came into existence at a time when the president’s ability to lead the public was in question, political polarization had intensified, and the media environment appeared ever more fragmented, fast-moving, and resistant to control. Under such…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 

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