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  • 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 – 2018-03-07 
    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 – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Politics of Oil and Gas

  • 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 their identities and values, and by taking further steps to create a sense of community with like-minded…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America

    Paths to Growth

    By Daniel E. 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 – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    A Meta History of Elite White Power

    By Randolph Hohle

    Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Civil Society and Financial Regulation

    Consumer Finance Protection and Taxation after the Financial Crisis

    By Lisa Kastner

    Coalitions of consumer groups, NGOs, and trade unions have traditionally been considered politically weak compared to well-organized and resourceful financial sector groups which dominate or "capture" financial regulatory decisions. However, following the 2008 financial crisis, civil society groups…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Public Policy in the United States

    Challenges, Opportunities, and Changes, 6th Edition

    By Mark E. Rushefsky

    Offering the widest breadth of policy issue coverage on the market, the sixth edition of this well-regarded text covers events through the 2016 elections and beyond.  Though the content has been extensively and thoughtfully revised and updated, the sixth edition maintains its clear approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • Energy Security and Natural Gas Markets in Europe

    Lessons from the EU and the United States

    By Tim Boersma

    Moving beyond most conventional thinking about energy security in Europe which revolves around stability of supplies and the reliability of suppliers, this book presents the history of European policy-making regarding energy resources, including recent controversies about shale gas and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and Climate Policy in the United States

    From market fetishism to the developmental state

    By Robert MacNeil

    This book explores how Washington’s efforts to act on climate change have been translated under conditions of American neoliberalism, where the state struggles to find a stable and legitimate role in the economy, and where environmental and industrial policy are enormously contentious topics.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Unequivocal Justice

    By Christopher Freiman

    Unequivocal Justice challenges the prevailing view within political philosophy that broadly free market regimes are inconsistent with the basic principles of liberal egalitarian justice. Freiman argues that the liberal egalitarian rejection of free market regimes rests on a crucial methodological…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

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