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  • US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion

    From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cox, Timothy J. Lynch, Nicolas Bouchet

    The promotion of democracy by the United States became highly controversial during the presidency of George W. Bush. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were widely perceived as failed attempts at enforced democratization, sufficient that Barack Obama has felt compelled to downplay the rhetoric of…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • European and North American Policy Change

    Drivers and Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett

    The issue of policy dynamics is a key one in policy studies and one which is particularly amenable to comparative policy research. This edited volume brings together some of the leading scholars in the field to examine the definition, conceptualization and operationalization of policy change.…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • US Hypersonic Research and Development

    The Rise and Fall of 'Dyna-Soar', 1944-1963, 1st Edition

    By Roy F. Houchin II

    An essential new account of some of the most valuable research and development in international military history. Roy F. Houchin II shows how the roots of US Air Force hypersonic research and development are grounded in Army Air Force General Henry H. 'Hap' Arnold's identification of the need…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Space Power and Politics

  • Education in Political Science

    Discovering a neglected field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anja P. Jakobi, Kerstin Martens, Klaus Dieter Wolf

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of the discipline’s analytical perspectives and methodological tools. The contributions demonstrate how education policy can be explored systematically from a variety…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • The Politics of Protest and US Foreign Policy

    Performative Construction of the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Cami Rowe

    This book offers a study of post-9/11 anti-war organizations in the United States and their role in domestic foreign policy debates. The moment of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been much cited in political and cultural scholarship and much attention has been paid to the promotion of "War on…

    Hardback – 2013-02-11
    War, Politics and Experience

  • Kennedy, Johnson and NATO

    Britain, America and the Dynamics of Alliance, 1962-68, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Priest

    Kennedy, Johnson and the Defence of NATO is an incisive reassessment of Anglo-American defence relations, which form a crucial part of international security. Andrew Priest closely examines this key relationship by focusing on the so-called Nassau agreement of December 1962. He clearly places…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Constructing US Foreign Policy

    The Curious Case of Cuba, 1st Edition

    By David Bernell

    This book seeks to address the roots of the hostility that has characterized the United States’ relationship with Cuba and has persisted for decades, long after the Cold War. It answers the question of why America’s Cold War era policy toward Cuba has not substantially changed, despite a radically…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The USA and Canada 2013

    15th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 15th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. New for 2013: new essays examining US-Canadian integration, the USA vs China in the global economy and US defence policy…

    Hardback – 2012-11-29
    USA and Canada

  • Educating America's Military

    1st Edition

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    This book offers a detailed examination of the professional military education system in the United States, from a critical, insider's perspective. The mission of America’s war colleges is to educate senior military officers in both the ways of war and the defence of peace. But are these colleges…

    Paperback – 2012-10-16
    Cass Military Studies

  • European-American Relations and the Middle East

    From Suez to Iraq, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Mauer, Daniel Möckli

    This book examines the evolution of European-American relations with the Middle East since 1945. Placing the current transatlantic debates on the Middle East into a broader context, this work analyses how, why, and to what extent European and US roles, interests, threat perceptions, and policy…

    Paperback – 2012-07-23
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • US-China Cold War Collaboration

    1971-1989, 1st Edition

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    After more than four decades the Cold War ended with the sudden collapse of the Soviet Union. Almost simultaneously China emerged as the new potential disruptor of international stability, with Beijing replacing Moscow as the key source of Western insecurity. Drawing upon extensive primary…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • US Special Forces and Counterinsurgency in Vietnam

    Military Innovation and Institutional Failure, 1961-63, 1st Edition

    By Christopher K. Ives

    This volume examines US Army Special Forces efforts to mobilize and train indigenous minorities in Vietnam. Christopher K. Ives shows how before the Second Indochina War, the Republic of Vietnam had begun to falter under the burden of an increasingly successful insurgency. The dominant American…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
    Strategy and History

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