American Political Economy Products

  • Social Standards in EU and US Trade Agreements

    1st Edition

    By Evgeny Postnikov

    Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) are the new reality of the global trading system. Pursued by both developed and developing countries and increasingly used to address trade liberalisation measures and trade-related issues, such as national regulations, this is especially the case with…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Business Battles in the US Energy Sector

    Lessons for a Clean Energy Transition, 1st Edition

    By Christian Downie

    This book is ground breaking in its study of business actors in climate and energy politics. While various studies have demonstrated the influence of business actors across multiple policy domains, this is the first to examine the behaviour of business actors in energy centric sectors in the US…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11 
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Political Economy of the United States

    1st Edition

    By Joel W. Johnson

    How have the policies of recent administrations shaped today’s economy? To what extent has federal policy contributed to growth in income inequality? Why have the parties become so polarized and how has polarization influenced economic policy? This book provides an introduction to the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 

  • The Political Economy of Fracking

    Private Property, Polycentricity, and the Shale Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Ilia Murtazashvili, Ennio Piano

    Over the past two decades, "fracking" has led to a revolution in shale gas production. For some, shale gas promised economic opportunities, cheaper energy bills, and an alternative to coal. For others, shale gas was fool’s gold. Critics contend that the shale boom has occurred in a regulatory Wild…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Economics in the Real World

  • Political Economy and Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Antonio Merlo

    Most of economics takes politics for granted. Through some (often implausible) assumptions, it seeks to explain away political structures by characterizing them as stable and predictable or as inconsequential in understanding what goes on in an economy. Such attempts are misguided, and this book…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29

  • The Canada-US Border in the 21st Century

    Trade, Immigration and Security in the Age of Trump, 1st Edition

    By John B. Sutcliffe, William P. Anderson

    Borders are critical to the development and survival of modern states, offer security against external threats, and mark public policy and identity difference. At the same time, borders, and borderlands, are places where people, ideas, and economic goods meet and intermingle. The United…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Critical Geopolitics of the Polar Regions

    An Inter-American Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Dorothea Wehrmann

    Focusing on both Polar Regions, this book provides a comprehensive understanding of political processes related to the rapidly changing Arctic and Antarctic, where the environmental impacts of human activities are extremely visible. Environmental changes in the Arctic and the Antarctic are…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06

  • The US-Japan Security Community

    Theoretical Understanding of Transpacific Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Hidekazu Sakai

    Drawing on the work of Karl W. Deutsch, this book argues that the United States and Japan have formed their own security community, based on a sense of “collective identity.” In so doing, it provides a new theoretical outlook on co- operation between the United States and Japan, offering a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Studies on the Asia-Pacific Region

  • The Greening of US Free Trade Agreements

    From NAFTA to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Linda Allen

    This book provides an up-to-date critical analysis of the integration of environmental policies into US free trade agreements. The work focuses on the evolution of the design of environmental policies and analyzes their effectiveness. Starting with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Public Debt and the Common Good

    Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance, 1st Edition

    By James Odom

    The American national debt stands at $20.49 trillion as of January 2018, or roughly $63,000 for every person in the United States. The national debt has grown six-fold in the past 25 years, and borrowing only has accelerated in recent administrations. What are the factors driving such unrestrained…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Christianity’s Role in United States Global Health and Development Policy

    To Transfer the Empire of the World, 1st Edition

    By John Blevins

    In recent years, the role of religion in influencing international health policy and health services provision has been seen as increasingly important. This book provides a social history of the relationship between religion and America's international health policy and practice from the latter…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

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