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  • The Homeland Security Dilemma

    Fear, Failure and the Future of American Insecurity, 1st Edition

    By Frank P. Harvey

    This book explores the paradox of the ‘security dilemma’ in International Relations, as applied to the post-9/11 context of homeland security. The book's central argument can be summed up by the following counterintuitive thesis: the more security you have, the more security you will need. It…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Space and Defense Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Damon Coletta, Frances T. Pilch

    This edited volume introduces the reader to the role of space in military and defense strategy, and outlines some of the major foreign and domestic actors in the space arena, as well as constraints of law and treaties on activities in space. It also addresses science and technology as they relate…

    Paperback – 2010-01-15
    Space Power and Politics

  • Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    NATO and EU Options in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Thanos P Dokos

    As counter-profileration is expected to become the central element in the new national security policy of the US, such actions will constitute a central element of every major international conflict in the first decades of the 21st century. One of the most important geostrategic phenomena of the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21

  • Clausewitz and America

    Strategic Thought and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Kinross

    This book demonstrates how Clausewitzian thought influenced American strategic thinking between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq. Carl von Clausewitz's thought played a part in the process of military reform and the transition in US policy that took place after the Vietnam War. By…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21
    Strategy and History

  • The Routledge Atlas of American History

    6th Edition

    By Martin Gilbert, Martin Gilbert

    The Routledge Atlas of American History presents a series of 163 clear and detailed maps, accompanied by informative captions, facts and figures. The complete history of America is unravelled through vivid representations of all the significant landmarks, including: Politics – from the struggle…

    Paperback – 2009-12-02
    Routledge Historical Atlases

  • United States Foreign Policy & National Identity in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Christie

    Examines the complex relationship between United States foreign policy and American national identity as it has changed from the post-cold war period through the defining moment of 9/11 and into the 21st century. Starting with a discussion of notions of American identity in an historical sense, the…

    Paperback – 2009-11-24
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Dying Empire

    U.S. Imperialism and Global Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Francis Shor

    By the 1970s the global hegemony established by an American Empire in the post-World War II period faced increasing resistance abroad and contradictions at home. Contextualizing that hegemony, resistance and contradictions is the focus of Dying Empire. Presenting a wide-ranging synthesis of…

    Paperback – 2009-11-23
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Corporate Power and Ownership in Contemporary Capitalism

    The Politics of Resistance and Domination, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Soederberg

    Despite the influence corporations wield over all aspects of everyday life, there has been a remarkable absence of critical inquiry into the social constitution of this power. In analysing the complex relationship between corporate power and the widespread phenomenon of share ownership, this book…

    Paperback – 2009-09-14
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Social Movements and Activism in the USA

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Valocchi

    What can we learn when we listen closely to and engage in dialogue with social movement activists? Social Movements and Activism in the USA addresses this question for a group of progressive activists in Hartford, Connecticut, who do community, labor, feminist, gay and lesbian, peace, and…

    Paperback – 2009-09-07

  • Labour, Globalization and the State

    Workers, Women and Migrants Confront Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debdas Banerjee, Michael Goldfield

    This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia – in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best…

    Paperback – 2009-09-07
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • America's 'Special Relationships'

    Foreign and Domestic Aspects of the Politics of Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dumbrell, Axel Schäfer

    This unique volume offers an original collection of essays on the theme of America’s ‘special relationships’. It interrogates in an original and provocative manner the distinctive character of America’s interactions with an array of allies and clients, both international and domestic. The essays…

    Paperback – 2009-08-27
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development

    The Bloomington School, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke

    Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development demonstrates the importance of one of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics winners Elinor Ostrom's research program. The Bloomington School has become one of the most dynamic, well recognized and productive centers of the New Institutional Theory…

    Paperback – 2009-05-22

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