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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 – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • 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

  • Just American Wars

    Ethical Dilemmas in U.S. Military History, 1st Edition

    By Eric Patterson

    This book examines the moral choices faced by U.S. political and military leaders in deciding when and how to employ force, from the American Revolution to the present day. Specifically, the book looks at discrete ethical dilemmas in various American conflicts from a just war perspective. For…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Apocalypse, Revolution and Terrorism

    From the Sicari to the American Revolt against the Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    This book focuses on religiously driven oppositional violence through the ages. Beginning with the 1st-century Sicari, it examines the commonalities that link apocalypticism, revolution, and terrorism occurring in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam past and present. It is divided into two sections,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Political Violence

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