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  • American City Politics

    1st Edition

    By Peter J Madgwick

    This book begins with an introductory outline of the structure of the city politics of the United States. There is a study of the city in the federal system, including the politics of feudal aid. This is followed by four case studies: the political roles of mayor, manager, boss and…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19

  • Understanding Civil Wars

    Continuity and change in intrastate conflict, 1st Edition

    By Edward Newman

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

  • Obama and the World

    New Directions in US Foreign Policy, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Inderjeet Parmar, Linda B. Miller, Mark Ledwidge

     This significantly revised, updated and extended second edition of New Directions in US Foreign Policy retains the strongest aspects of its original structure but adds a comprehensive account of the latest theoretical perspectives, the key actors and issues, and new policy directions.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Perspectives on American Government

    Readings in Political Development and Institutional Change, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Cal Jillson, David Brian Robertson

    The second edition of this much-admired book offers an accessible and coherent selection of readings illustrating for students the depth and contours of how American politics has developed over time. Grounded in foundational debates, classic political science scholarship, and the best contemporary…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25

  • American Exceptionalism in the Age of Obama

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Brooks

    The election of President Obama in 2008 and the apparent decline of American power in the world has rekindled an old and important debate. Is the United States exceptional in its values and institutions, as well as in the role that it is destined to play in world affairs? In this book, Stephen…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Asia-Pacific Security Dynamics in the Obama Era

    A New World Emerging, 1st Edition

    By S Mahmud Ali

    This book examines the critical changes to the Asia-Pacific security architecture emerging in the context of shifts in the global order as the Obama Administration’s major strategic innovation and likely legacy unfold. The author reviews the state of the international security system during the…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Politics in Asia

  • Anglo-American Relations

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Marsh, Alan P. Dobson

    This book provides an examination of contemporary Anglo-American relations. Sometimes controversially referred to as the Special Relationship, Anglo-American relations constitute arguably the most important bilateral relationship of modern times. However, in recent years, there have been frequent…

    Paperback – 2013-12-04
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The USA and Canada 2014

    16th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 16th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. New for 2014: five new essays covering the politics of climate change in North America, the US federal deficit and national…

    Hardback – 2013-12-03
    USA and Canada

  • Military Strategy as Public Discourse

    America's war in Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By Tadd Sholtis

    This book presents the current history of United States military strategy in Afghanistan as an example of dysfunctional policy discourse among the nation’s elites. The legitimacy of a country’s military strategy can become a subject of intense public debate and doubt, especially in prolonged…

    Hardback – 2013-11-15
    Cass Military Studies

  • A Citizen's Guide to American Foreign Policy

    Tragic Choices and the Limits of Rationality, 1st Edition

    By David Patrick Houghton

    American foreign policy often looks like a trail of man-made debris and disaster. Of course, the explanations for many poorly-made decisions are rather complex. In this brief and cogent analysis, Houghton shows us that understanding American foreign policy often comes down to recognizing the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-12
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Higgott, Ivona Malbasic

    Anti-Americanism as a concept is confused, often used in a contradictory fashion and invariably driven by emotion rather than intellect. Nevertheless, it casts a long policy shadow with adverse consequences (both real and potential) for actors including those who may not support the concept. This…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge Studies in Globalisation

  • Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century

    Europe, America and the Rise of the Rest, 1st Edition

    By Erwan Lagadec

    This book offers an overview of the interface between European integration, transatlantic relations, and the 'rise of the rest' in the early 21st century. The collapse of the Soviet bloc opened up an era in which the drivers and perceived benefits of the US alliance among European countries have…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Contemporary Security Studies

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