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  • The US Public and American Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Johnstone, Helen Laville

    Though often overlooked, public opinion has always played a significant role in the development and promotion of US foreign policy and this work seeks to comprehensively assess the impact and nature of that opinion through a collection of historical and contemporary essays. The volume evaluates the…

    Paperback – 2012-02-27
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • American Foreign Policy and Postwar Reconstruction

    Comparing Japan and Iraq, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Bridoux

    On the eve of the invasion of Iraq, President G.W. Bush argued that if setting up democracy in Japan and Germany after WW II was successful, then it should also be successful in Iraq. This book provides a detailed comparison of the reconstruction of Japan from 1945 to 1952 with the current…

    Paperback – 2012-02-27
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Hume

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside…

    Paperback – 2012-02-10
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Private Contractors and the Reconstruction of Iraq

    Transforming Military Logistics, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Kinsey

    Private Contractors and the Reconstruction of Iraq examines the controversial role of military contractors in the reconstruction of Iraq. When 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' was launched in March 2003, few, if any, of the Coalition's political leaders could have envisaged that within a few months the…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31

  • The Social Economy

    Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era, 1st Edition

    By Hasmet M. Uluorta

    Critically examining economic developments within the last sixty years, this book argues that a crisis in global social reproduction is altering existing understandings of work, labour and the economy. The author of this original volume, Hasmet M. Uluorta, contends that the crisis in the global…

    Paperback – 2012-01-30
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The US Military

    A Basic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Judith Hicks Stiehm

    This book provides a basic guide to the US military and will raise questions for further discussion by students and other curious readers. The US Military provides an accessible starting-point for those with a limited knowledge of this institution. Covering a wide range of subject matter, and…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Cass Military Studies

  • The USA and Canada 2012

    14th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This renowned reference title provides comprehensive statistical and directory information, alongside up-to-date commentary on political and economic developments in these vast North American nations. Combining impartial analsis with reliable facts and figures, this fully …

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    USA and Canada

  • Debating a Post-American World

    What Lies Ahead?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Clark, Sabrina Hoque

    The United States is currently the linchpin of global trade, technology, and finance, and a military colossus, extending across the world with a network of bases and alliances. This book anticipates the possible issues raised by a transition between American dominance and the rise of alternative…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07
    Security and Governance

  • America, the UN and Decolonisation

    Cold War Conflict in the Congo, 1st Edition

    By John Kent

    This book examines the role of the UN in conflict resolution in Africa in the 1960s and its relation to the Cold War. Focussing on the Congo, this book shows how the preservation of the existing economic and social order in the Congo was a key element in the decolonisation process and the fighting…

    Paperback – 2011-11-28
    LSE International Studies Series

  • Understanding Electoral Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reuven Y. Hazan, Monique Leyenaar

    The field of elections and electoral systems, and particularly electoral reform, has exhibited tremendous growth and cross-national appeal over the last two decades. However, beyond an increased knowledge of voting rules and their consequences for political representation, little attention has been…

    Hardback – 2011-11-10
    West European Politics

  • Managing Diversity in the Military

    The value of inclusion in a culture of uniformity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel P. McDonald, Kizzy M. Parks

    This edited book examines the management of diversity and inclusion in the military. Owing to the rise of asymmetric warfare, a shift in demographics and labor shortfalls, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has prioritized diversity and inclusion in its workforce management philosophy. In pursuing…

    Hardback – 2011-10-10
    Cass Military Studies

  • Strategy in the American War of Independence

    A Global Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Kenneth J. Hagan, Michael T. McMaster

    This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context. Many do not realize the extent to which the 1775 colonial rebellion against British rule escalated into a global conflict.…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Cass Military Studies

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