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  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts

    From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War

    By Ashley Cox

    This book explores US foreign policy, specifically the history of America’s entry into the War of 1812, The First World War, The Korean War and The First Gulf War. Using a historical case study approach, it demonstrates how the Wilsonian Framework can give us a unique understanding of why the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

    The Pursuit of Hegemony

    By Dionysis Markakis

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East seeks to explore the changes in US strategy towards democracy promotion in the Middle East during the Clinton and Bush administrations, with a particular focus on Egypt, Iraq and Kuwait. At a time of regional turmoil and political reform, the topic of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Foreign Policy and Global Standing in the 21st Century

    Realities and Perceptions

    Edited by Efraim Inbar, Jonathan Rynhold

    This book examines US foreign policy and global standing in the 21st Century. The United States is the most powerful actor in world politics today. Against this backdrop, the present volume examines how the foreign policies pursued by Presidents’ George W. Bush and Barack Obama have affected elite…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • American Exceptionalism

    An Idea that Made a Nation and Remade the World

    By Hilde Eliassen Restad

    How does American exceptionalism shape American foreign policy? Conventional wisdom states that American exceptionalism comes in two variations – the exemplary version and the missionary version. Being exceptional, experts in U.S. foreign policy argue, means that you either withdraw from the world…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • World Political Systems After Polarity

    By Nerses Kopalyan

    What will the current global political order look like when American unipolarity ends? Historically, the power configurations of world political systems have been defined by four structures: multipolarity, tripolarity, bipolarity, and unipolarity. These concepts inform both the formulation and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Orientalism, and the ‘War on Terror'

    Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics

    By Maryam Khalid

    This book offers an accessible and timely analysis of the ‘War on Terror’, based on an innovative approach to a broad range of theoretical and empirical research. It uses ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens through which to read the relationship between the George W. Bush administration, gendered and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Building Citizenship from Below

    Precarity, Migration, and Agency

    Edited by Marcel Paret, Shannon Gleeson

    Focusing on what can be referred to as the ‘precarity-agency-migration nexus’, this comprehensive volume leverages the political, economic, and social dynamics of migration to better understand both deepening inequality and popular resistance. Drawing on rich ethnographic and interview-based…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979

    By David Tal

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979. The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

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