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  • Applied Policy Research

    Concepts and Cases, 2nd Edition

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

    Where many textbooks on policy research focus on methodological and statistical theories, leaving students to wonder how they will apply those theories to their future policy positions, this innovative textbook takes theories of policy research and puts them into practice, demystifying the subject…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts

    From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War

    By Ashley Cox

    This book explores US foreign policy, specifically the history of America’s entry into the War of 1812, The First World War, The Korean War and The First Gulf War. Using a historical case study approach, it demonstrates how the Wilsonian Framework can give us a unique understanding of why the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions

    The Catholic Question

    By Willie Gin

    As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the 20th century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and religious…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Edited by David Reed

    The policies and approaches used by the U.S. government to address global water challenges over the past 30 years have been driven by domestic political dynamics, not the needs of water-stressed partner countries. Now eclipsed by new demographic pressures, expanding economies and growing impacts of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • World Political Systems After Polarity

    By Nerses Kopalyan

    What will the current global political order look like when American unipolarity ends? Historically, the power configurations of world political systems have been defined by four structures: multipolarity, tripolarity, bipolarity, and unipolarity. These concepts inform both the formulation and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Working the Federal Budget

    A Guide

    By George D. Krumbhaar

    What do nude beaches and catfish have to do with the federal budget? Quite a bit, it turns out. Working the Federal Budget fills the need for an unvarnished, readable guide to how the federal government collects money and spends it. Centuries of political struggles over the size and funding of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Citizenship, Activism and the City

    The Invisible and the Impossible

    By Patricia Burke Wood

    Were the occupations of 2010–11 – from Spain to Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street – a success or failure? Are they the model for urban radical politics? This book challenges common understandings and underlying assumptions of what constitutes activism and resistance. It…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case, In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Colombian Agency and the making of US Foreign Policy

    Intervention by Invitation

    By Alvaro Mendez

    This book studies a significant event in US relations with Latin America, shedding light on the role of dependent states and their foreign policy agency in the process by which local concerns become intertwined with the dominant state’s foreign policy. Plan Colombia was a large-scale foreign aid…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • McCarthyism

    The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the 1950s Red Scare

    By Jonathan Michaels

    In this succinct text, Jonathan Michaels examines the rise of anti-communist sentiment in the postwar United States, exploring the factors that facilitated McCarthyism and assessing the long-term effects on US politics and culture. McCarthyism:The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

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