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  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America

    Building without Architecture

    Edited by Brian Bow, Greg Anderson

    Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional community. The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), launched with some fanfare in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Space Warfare in the 21st Century

    Arming the Heavens

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    This book examines the recent shift in US space policy and the forces that continually draw the US back into a space-technology security dilemma. The dual-use nature of the vast majority of space technology, meaning of value to both civilian and military communities and being unable to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Exercising Human Rights

    Gender, Agency and Practice

    By Robin Redhead

    Exercising Human Rights investigates why human rights are not universally empowering and why this damages people attempting to exercise rights. It takes a new approach in looking at humans as the subject of human rights rather than the object and exposes the gendered and ethnocentric aspects of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Friendship in Politics

    Theorizing Amity in and between States

    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Leo Strauss and the Invasion of Iraq

    Encountering the Abyss

    By Aggie Hirst

    The political philosophy of Leo Strauss has been the subject of significant scholarly and media attention in recent years, particularly in the context of the decision to invade Iraq in 2003. Allegations that a group of Strauss-inspired Neo-conservatives intervened in the foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Contemporary Spanish Foreign Policy

    Edited by David Garcia, Ramon Pacheco Pardo

    This book examines the evolution of Spanish foreign policy since 1975, through five different presidencies, spanning its transformation from a dictatorial political system and backward economy to a modern European state, fully democratic and with a well-functioning market economy, under strain from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Obama Doctrine

    A Legacy of Continuity in US Foreign Policy?

    Edited by Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland

    President Obama’s first term in office was subject to intense criticism; not only did many feel that he had failed to live up to his leadership potential, but that he had actually continued the foreign policy framework of the George W. Bush era he was supposed to have abandoned. This edited volume…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Peace Operations Policy

    A Double-Edged Sword?

    Edited by Ian Johnstone

    US enthusiasm for peace operations’ has fluctuated markedly in the post-Cold War era. In the early 1990s, the first Bush Administration’s interest in a "new world order" and the Clinton Administration’s policy of "assertive multilateralism" opened the door to direct engagement in Somalia and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Eric Belanger, Francois Petry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

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