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  • Anti-Americanism and American Exceptionalism

    Negative stereotypes about Americans and their consequences.

    By Brendon O'Connor

    Beyond Anti-Americanism presents a case for seeing anti-Americanism as principally a counterproductive prejudice. Brendon O'Connor argues that while there are many reasons to be frustrated with American policies, politics and even American society, a crucial distinction should be drawn…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US-India Relations


    By Atul Bhardwaj

    This book examines India-America relations during the period 1942-1962 and critically examines the orthodoxy that assigns a limited role to America in shaping the imagination of post-colonial India. Integrating the security, political and economic elements of the Indo-American relationship it…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US National Security Reform

    Reassessing the National Security Act of 1947

    Edited by Heidi B. Demarest, Erica D. Borghard

    This collection of essays considers the evolution of American institutions and processes for forming and implementing US national security policy, and offers diverse policy prescriptions for reform to confront an evolving and uncertain security environment. Twelve renowned scholars and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Ideologies of US Foreign Policy

    From Pearl Harbour to the Present

    By John Callaghan, Brendon O'Connor, Mark Phythian

    The current Bush administration has frequently been labelled one of the most ideologically driven administrations in recent American history, its Iraq policy often said to represent the triumph of ideology over sensible policy advice. The name almost always given to the ideology that has supposedly…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04 
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • New Directions in Africa--China Studies

    Edited by Chris Alden, Daniel Large

    Despite the accumulation of studies drawing from other fields, China-Africa studies still bears the hallmarks of its origins and popularization in IR – in Western and Chinese scholarship, and in this continues to shape subsequent work on it. New Directions in Africa--China Studies takes a step back…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02 

  • American Public Policymaking

    Issues in Governance

    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 – 2018-07-01 

  • Inter-state Friendship and Diplomacy After the Second World War

    How Relationships Became Special

    By Kirstin Haugevik

    Claims of inter-state ‘specialness’ are commonplace in international politics. But how do some relationships between states come to be seen and categorized as ‘special’ in the first place? And what impact, if any, do recurring public representations of specialness have on states’ political and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    New International Relations

  • The Logic of Intelligence Analysis

    Why Hypothesis Testing Matters

    By Karl Spielmann

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Politics in Asia

  • The CIA and the Congress for Cultural Freedom in the Early Cold War

    The Limits of Making Common Cause

    By Sarah Miller Harris

    This book questions the conventional wisdom about one of the most controversial episodes in the Cold War, and tells the story of the CIA's backing of the Congress for Cultural Freedom. For nearly two decades during the early Cold War, the CIA secretly sponsored some of the world’s most feted…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 
    Studies in Intelligence

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 

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