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  • Ethics and Experiments

    Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals

    Edited by Scott Desposato

    For most of political science's history, discussions about professional ethics had nothing to do with human subjects. Professional ethics involved integrity in the classroom, fair tenure and promotion rule, and the careful avoidance of plagiarism. As most research was observational, there was…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • Economic Democracy

    The Challenge of the 1980s

    By Martin Carnoy, Derek Shearer

    This book is a discussion of and an argument for alternatives to the present structure of production in the United States—alternatives that would change the control of capital and how it is used. First published 1980, Carnoy and Shearer discuss the economic problems facing the 1980s and argue for a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Is Voting for Young People?

    4th Edition

    By Martin P. Wattenberg

    In 2008, everyone expected young people to turn out to vote in record numbers for the first youthful, hip, new media-savvy, African American presidential candidate in history. They didn’t. When Obama ran for re-election, he targeted young voters and they still didn’t come to the polls in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • The Crisis and Renewal of American Capitalism

    A Civilizational Approach to Modern American Political Economy

    Edited by Laurence Cossu-Beaumont, Jacques-Henri Coste, Jean-Baptiste Velut

    Despite the reversal of America’s fortune from the triumphalism of the Roaring Nineties to the gloom of the lost decade and the Great Depression, theoretical conceptions of US capitalism have remained surprisingly unchanged. This book departs from the American political economy literature to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution

    By Dianne Pinderhughes

    Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution brings together three decades of hard-to-find essays by influential scholar Dianne Pinderhughes. The essays provide a window into the institutional, political, and policy developments in African American politics in the post civil rights era.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Economics, Politics and the Age of Inflation

    By Paul Mattick

    Originally published in 1978, the essays in this text discuss issues surrounding inflation, governmental roles in economic matters and varying economic systems and theories with a particular lean towards discussing capitalism evaluating how all of these factors affect the economic state of America.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-13 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The USA and Canada 2016

    18th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 18th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian economic…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Framing Environmental Disaster

    Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    By Melissa K. Merry

    The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.  Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03 
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • Block Granting Medicaid

    A Model for 21st Century Health Reform?

    By Edward Alan Miller

    Medicaid is the largest grant-in-aid program in the United States. Reform in this area, therefore, provides a unique opportunity to study the intersection between federal and state policy making in an area recently characterized by substantial uncertainty deriving from the lingering effects of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States

    Defeating Duopoly, Advancing Democracy

    Edited by Jonathan H. Martin

    This ground-breaking collection of writings explores how progressive third parties in the U.S. can become more electorally successful and politically influential. It is the only recently published book that focuses exclusively on how such parties may advance. Their rise may be essential to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 

  • A Citizen's Guide to U.S. Elections

    Empowering Democracy in America

    By Costas Panagopoulos, Aaron C. Weinschenk

    Political observers routinely lament that American democracy is broken, and many of them blame electoral malfunction. But is the system really broken? Panagopoulos and Weinschenk make the case that citizens are empowered to fix what’s wrong with electoral politics and renew democracy in America,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Radical Religion & Violence

    Theory & Case Studies

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    Jeffrey Kaplan has been one of the most influential scholars of new religious movements, extremism and terrorism. His pioneering use of interpretive fieldwork among radical and violent subcultures opened up new fields of scholarship and vastly increased our understanding of the beliefs and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Extremism and Democracy

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