American Political Economy Products

  • The Canada-US Border in the 21st Century

    Integration, Security and Identity

    By William P. Anderson, John Sutcliffe

    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 – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • 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 – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge

  • The US-Japan Security Community

    Theoretical Understanding of Transpacific Relationships

    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 US and Japan, offering a fresh understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Asia-Pacific Region

  • The Greening of US Free Trade Agreements

    From NAFTA to the Present Day

    By Linda J. 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 – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Public Debt and the Common Good

    Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance

    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 – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    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

    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 – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Untangling the USA

    The Cost of Complexity and What Can Be Done About It

    By Etienne Deffarges

    Tom Brady and the “tuck rule”; “Nobody knew health care could be so complicated”; “The financial world has become way too complicated and very secretive.” What could Tom Brady, Donald Trump, and Michael Lewis possibly have in common? Complexity. Lewis has analyzed it; Trump has discovered it; Brady…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Ethics in Fiscal Administration

    An Introduction

    By Angela Pool-Funai

    Ethics in Fiscal Administration: An Introduction integrates ethics into the public administration curriculum by weaving ethical dilemmas into the financial management and budgeting process of the public and nonprofit sectors. Inquiry-based discussion prompts challenge students to examine scenarios…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge

  • A Structural Model of the U.S. Government Securities Market

    By V. Vance Roley

    Originally published in 1979. This study focuses primarily on the development of a structural model for the U. S. Government securities market, ie. the specification and estimation of the demands for disaggregated maturity classes of U.S. Government securities by the individual investor groups…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Econometrics

  • The United States and the Control of World Oil

    By Edward H. Shaffer

    This volume, originally published in 1983, analyses the extent to which American dominance in world affairs is based on the control of oil resources and the changes which will inevitably take place with the end of the oil era. The author concludes that the USA will be forced to take part in a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Politics of Oil and Gas

  • Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America

    Paths to Growth

    By Daniel Bliss

    Who governs? And why? How do they govern? These remain vital questions in the politics of our small cities and towns. In this new book, author Daniel Bliss takes issue with those who believe that small towns and cities are fatally vulnerable to the pressures of a global economy. Based on in-depth…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Defiance and Resistance

    Social Movements in 21st-Century America

    By Scott G. McNall

    How does one achieve a sense of freedom and meaning in a confusing, over-bureaucratized, and unequal world? Scott McNall offers the compelling case that we do so by taking a stand to protect our identities and values, and by taking further steps to create a sense of community with like-minded…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

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