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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 – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers

    Cooperation or Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme, James Parisot

    Over the last decade, the United States' position as the world's most powerful state has appeared increasingly unstable. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, non-traditional security threats, global economic instability, the apparent spread of authoritarianism and illiberal politics, together…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • The Inter-American Human Rights System

    The Law and Politics of Institutional Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Par Engstrom, Courtney Hillebrecht

    At the time of the adoption of the American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man in 1948, there was little indication that the Declaration would ultimately yield a highly institutionalized system comprised of a quasi-judicial Inter-American Commission and an authoritative Inter-American…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    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 – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • 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 – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • 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 global force, on its way to becoming the world power…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-07
    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 – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

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