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  • The State and Security in Mexico

    Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz

    At the turn of the millennium, Mexico seemed to have finally found its path to political and economic modernization; a state which had been deeply embedded in society was being pulled out, with new political leaders allowing market forces to play a greater role in guiding the nation’s economic…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • The Origins of the US War on Terror

    Lebanon, Libya and American Intervention in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Mattia Toaldo

    The war on terror did not start after 9/11, rather its origins must be traced back much further to the Reagan administration and the 1980s. Utilizing recently declassified archival resources, Toaldo offers an in-depth analysis of how ideas and threat perceptions were shaped both by traditional US…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Foreign Policy and the Rogue State Doctrine

    1st Edition

    By Alex Miles

    Concerns over Iran’s nuclear programme, North Korea’s nuclear brinkmanship and, in the past, Iraq’s apparent pursuit of WMD have captured the world’s attention, and dominated the agenda of the American foreign policy establishment. But, what led policymakers and the US military to emphasise the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

    Since the terrorist attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001, fighting the menace has become the frontier issue on the U.S.’ national security agenda. In the case of the African Continent, the United States has, and continues to accord major attention to the West African sub-region.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Politics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Native American Literature

    Across Every Border, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Herman

    Over the last twenty years, Native American literary studies has taken a sharp political turn. In this book, Matthew Herman provides the historical framework for this shift and examines the key moments in the movement away from cultural analyses toward more politically inflected and motivated…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • US Nuclear Weapons Policy After the Cold War

    Russians, 'Rogues' and Domestic Division, 1st Edition

    By Nick Ritchie

    This book offers an in-depth examination of America’s nuclear weapons policy since the end of the Cold War. Exploring nuclear forces structure, arms control, regional planning and the weapons production complex, the volume identifies competing sets of ideas about nuclear weapons and domestic…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • America, Technology and Strategic Culture

    A Clausewitzian Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Brice Harris

    This book analyses the American way of war within the context of Clausewitzian theory. In doing so, it draws conclusions about the origins, viability, and technical feasibility of America’s current strategic approach. The author argues that the situation in which America has found itself in Iraq…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Dominant Political Parties and Democracy

    Concepts, Measures, Cases and Comparisons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthijs Bogaards, Françoise Boucek

    This book examines dominant parties in both established democracies and new democracies and explores the relationship between dominant parties and the democratic process. Bridging existing literatures, the authors analyse dominant parties at national and sub-national, district and intra-party…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • US-Asia Economic Relations

    A political economy of crisis and the rise of new business actors, 1st Edition

    By Justin Robertson

    In a world of continuing financial volatility, this book critically evaluates the oft-cited claim that US firms and the US government attempt to open emerging markets in economic distress and acquire valuable industrial and financial assets.  Focusing particularly on Korea and Thailand, the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • The US Economy and Neoliberalism

    Alternative Strategies and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaos Karagiannis, Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi, Swapan Sen

    In recent times, policy makers, scientists, academics and commentators have become increasingly nervous about the US economic downturn. Discussions have centred around the range and magnitude of the country’s socio-economic problems, its vexing production decline and its unsatisfactory…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • The Latino Gender Gap in U.S. Politics

    1st Edition

    By Christina E. Bejarano

    Many questions remain unanswered about the observable differences in voting behavior, partisanship, and cultural attitudes among men and women. Latino political participation in the United States is generally lower than the rest of the population, mainly due to their high proportion of youth and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The President, the State and the Cold War

    Comparing the foreign policies of Truman and Reagan, 1st Edition

    By James Bilsland

    US foreign policy during the Cold War has been analysed from a number of perspectives, generating large bodies of literature attempting to explain its origins, its development and its conclusion. However, there are still many questions left only partially explained. In large part this is because…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

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