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  • The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics

    Edited by Angela L. Bos, Monica C. Schneider

    The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics is a comprehensive resource for students, researchers, and practitioners interested in women and politics. Highly original and drawing from the best available research in psychology and political science, this book is designed to summarize and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • U.S. Foreign Policy and the Politics of Apology

    By Loramy Gerstbauer

    The idea of contrition in international relations is relatively new territory and has garnered both praise and concern. On the one hand, public apologies and other forms of contrition have become fashionable, starting with celebrity diplomats and extending to politicians and entire nation-states.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Applied Policy Research

    Concepts and Cases, 2nd Edition

    By J. Fred Springer, Peter J. Haas, Allan Porowski

    Many textbooks on policy research focus on methodological and statistical theories, while leaving students little indication of how they will actually apply them to their future policy positions. Moreover, the theories they do teach are often not practical for the research that students will do…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Climate Insurgency

    A Strategy for Survival, With a New Post-Paris Summit Prologue

    By Jeremy Brecher

    Following the Paris Climate Summit, hope surged in some quarters while realism dawned in others. In just the time since this book was first published, the Earth has seen the hottest year on record accompanied by myriad natural and man-made disasters closely related to climate change. Climate…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Ralph Grillo

    This book focuses on the way in which public debate and legal practice intersect when it comes to the value of free speech and the need to regulate "offensive", "blasphemous" or "hate" speech, especially, though not exclusively where such speech is thought to be offensive to members of ethnic and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Economic and Political Change after Crisis

    Prospects for government, liberty, and the rule of law

    Edited by Stephen H. Balch, Benjamin Powell

    The U.S. Government’s accumulated national debt and unfunded liabilities in social security and Medicare could be pushing the country towards a fiscal crisis. How could such a crisis be avoided? If a crisis does strike, how might it be dealt with? What might be the long term ramifications of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

  • Democratic Transformation and Obstruction

    EU, US, and Russia in the South Caucasus

    By Nelli Babayan

    Although "democracy promotion" has become a popular term for policy makers and scholars, democratization is rarely a smooth or linear transition. While some countries quickly democratize, others lag behind despite a long period of democracy promotion activities. Furthermore, while democracy…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Origins of the Warfare State

    World War II and the Transformation of American Politics

    By Carl Boggs

    The post-World War II emergence of a full-blown state of perpetual war is arguably the most important feature of contemporary American politics. This book examines the "warfare state" in terms of a broad ensemble of structures, policies, and ideologies: permanent war economy, national…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements

    Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States

    By Jeffrey Parker

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • American Law and Legal Systems

    8th Edition

    By James V. Calvi, Susan Coleman

    American Law and Legal Systems examines the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework with great clarity and insight. Readers are introduced to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Culture

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

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