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  • The Obama Doctrine

    A Legacy of Continuity in US Foreign Policy?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    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 – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • 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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Building Citizenship from Below

    Precarity, Migration, and Agency, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Friendship in Politics

    Theorizing Amity in and between States, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost

    Over the past decade, there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide, from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America, to the Arab Spring, to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe, to democracy protests in China. This…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The Future of US Warfare

    1st Edition

    By Scott N. Romaniuk, Francis Grice

    This book provides an interdisciplinary analysis of the future of US warfare, including its military practices and the domestic and global challenges it faces. The need to undertake a comprehensive analysis about the future of warfare for the US is more pressing today than ever before. New…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Obama's Foreign Policy

    Ending the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland

    This edited volume is an innovative analysis of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, security and counter-terrorism policy, specifically within the context of ending the now infamous War on Terror. The book adopts a comparative approach, analysing change and continuity in US foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Local Interests and American Foreign Policy

    Why International Interventions Fail, 1st Edition

    By Karl Sandstrom

    This book provides an alternative perspective on how social interest-groups form and interact to affect interventions. It combines historic, sociological and international relations perspectives in a framework through which to view the relevant socio-political dynamics in ‘target societies’. At a…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

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