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  • Talking Donald Trump

    A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse, and Political Identity

    By Jennifer Sclafani

    This book examines the language of and surrounding Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign from the perspective of sociocultural linguistics. Drawing from speeches, debates, and interviews, as well as media coverage and public reactions to his language, Sclafani reveals how Trump’s language has…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies

    Edited by Denise Segura, Francisco Lomelí, Elyette Benjamin-Labarthe

    The Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies is a unique interdisciplinary resource for students, libraries, and researchers interested in the largest and most rapidly growing racial-ethnic community in the United States and elsewhere which can either be identified as Chicano, Latino, Hispanic, or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Environmental Policy and Politics

    7th Edition

    By Michael E. Kraft

    Covering global threats such as climate change, population growth, and loss of biodiversity, as well as national, state, and local problems of environmental pollution, energy use, and natural resource use and conservation, Environmental Policy and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of U.S.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Public in Peril

    Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism

    By Henry A. Giroux

    This is one of the first books to thoroughly critique the rise of Trumpism and its potential impact, nationally and  globally. One of the world’s leading social critics, Giroux offers new critiques of Trump and his early Cabinet choices in the context of longer term trends, including the rise of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Regulating Judicial Elections

    Assessing State Codes of Judicial Conduct

    By C. Scott Peters

    State judicial elections are governed by a unique set of rules that enforce longstanding norms of judicial independence by limiting how judicial candidates campaign. These rules have been a key part of recent debates over judicial elections and have been the subject of several U.S. Supreme Court…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom

    Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology

    By Robert J. Joustra

    Rival understandings of the meaning and practice of the religious and the secular lead to rival public perspectives about religion and religious freedom in North America. This book explores how debates over the American Office of Religious Freedom and its International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • US Foreign Policy towards China, Cuba and Iran

    The Politics of Recognition

    By Greg Ryan

    Historically, the United States saw itself as embodying the best system of government with a foreign policy goal of bringing this system to the rest of the world. While Washington has, at times, dealt more realistically with other great powers at odds with this view, it has also attempted to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Campaigning for President 2016

    Strategy and Tactics, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Dennis W. Johnson, Lara M. Brown

    Coming out of one of the most contentious elections in history, Dennis Johnson and Lara Brown have assembled an outstanding team of authors to examine one of the fiercest and most closely fought presidential elections of our time. Like the 2008 and 2012 editions of Campaigning for President, the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Winning the Presidency 2016

    Edited by William J. Crotty

    The presidential election of 2016 was unlike any in modern American history. Donald Trump, a successful businessman, well known reality television host and a political novice with no clear policy views or political attachments, ran for the presidency. His opponent was Hillary Clinton, a candidate…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    "The Body, Gender and Culture"

  • Think Tanks in the US and EU

    The Role of Policy Institutes in Washington and Brussels

    By Christopher James Rastrick

    Why do US and EU think tanks diverge in their roles, priorities, and main constituencies? Providing the first substantive analytical comparison of think tanks in Washington and Brussels, this book explores the differences that exist and why they developed. Two principal variables are identified -…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Understanding Racist Activism

    Theory, Methods and Research

    By Kathleen M. Blee

    White supremacist groups are highly secretive, so their public propaganda tell us little about their operations or the people they attract. To understand the world of organized racism, it is necessary to study it from the inside, by talking to their members and observing their groups. Doing so…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • (S)electing the President

    The Perils of Democracy

    By Michael L. Mezey

    Selecting political leaders by popular election is an unquestioned hallmark of representative democracies--the institutional manifestation of Lincoln’s promise of a government of the people and by the people. But in 2016, Lincoln’s promise seems to have given way to Hamilton’s nightmare—with his…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge

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