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  • Anti-Americanism and American Exceptionalism

    Prejudice and Pride about the USA, 1st Edition

    By Brendon O'Connor

    This book argues against the tendency to see America as the worst or best nation and instead presents a case for seeing anti-Americanism as a counterproductive prejudice. There are many reasons to criticise American policies, politics and even society, but a crucial distinction must be drawn…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • American Public Policymaking

    Issues in Governance, 1st Edition

    By Matt Grossmann

    Students frequently take a course in public policy because they are deeply interested in the controversial issues covered, from national health care and climate change to immigration reform and education. But they also often struggle to connect the policy issues they care about with the difficult…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Strategy in US Foreign Policy After the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Kitchen

    This book studies the debates surrounding the grand strategy of the United States following the Cold War. It assesses the strategic ideas that have been advanced to conceptualise American foreign policy, grouping these thematically under the headings of primacy, neo-isolationism and liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Drug War in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Christopher M. White

    Over the past century, the war against illegal drugs has reshaped both the United States and Latin American societies. Throughout that time, the legitimacy of this drug war has also been fiercely debated. This concise and accessible book brings together the history of the drug war in the U.S. and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The United States and Genocide

    (Re)Defining the Relationship, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey S. Bachman

    There exists a dominant narrative that essentially defines the US’ relationship with genocide through what the US has failed to do to stop or prevent genocide, rather than through how its actions have contributed to the commission of genocide. This narrative acts to conceal the true nature of the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda’s successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. Following an evaluation of the legacy of the Cold War the author assesses the uncertainties of the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Foreign Policy Issues for America

    The Trump Years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard W. Mansbach, James M. McCormick

    As America’s first president never to have served in government or the military, Donald Trump entered the White House with an unformed foreign policy position. Yet he was confronted by a wide range of developing issues; the rise of China, Russian-United States relations, the resurgence of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Ideologies of American Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    By John Callaghan, Brendon O'Connor, Mark Phythian

    A comprehensive account of ideology and its role in the foreign policy of the United States of America, this book investigates the way United States foreign policy has been understood, debated and explained in the period since the US emerged as a world power, on its way to becoming the world power.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Transatlantic Relations in Times of Uncertainty

    Crises and EU-US Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianne Riddervold, Akasemi Newsome

    Ties between the United States (US) and the European Union (EU) rival those between any other pair of international actors. After all, no other regions of the world are as closely connected in economics, security and politics as Europe and the US. This comprehensive volume makes conceptual progress…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge

  • ISIS

    Ideology, Symbolics, and Counter Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Masood Ashraf Raja

    Relying on a thorough understanding of the role of ideology, discourse, and framing, this volume discusses ISIS as an Islamist ideological organization, and examines its philosophical scaffolding within the material conditions produced by neoliberal capital. As Raja asserts, it is this nexus of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • George W. Bush's Foreign Policies

    Principles and Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    By Donette Murray, David Brown, Martin A. Smith

    This book offers a fresh assessment of George W. Bush’s foreign policies. It is not designed to offer an evaluation of the totality of George W. Bush’s foreign policy. Instead, the analysis will focus on the key aspects of his foreign and security policy record, in each case considering the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

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