American Political Economy Products

  • International Public Policy Analysis

    By George M. Guess, Thomas Husted

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14

  • Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform

    By Charles McCann

    The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Politics of Oil and Gas

  • 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 – 2015-12-21
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Drugs, Power, and Politics

    Narco Wars, Big Pharma, and the Subversion of Democracy

    By Carl Boggs

    This book explores the increasingly broad terrain of drugs in American society with an emphasis on politics. It begins with the War on Drugs initiated by President Richard Nixon in the early 1970s and extends to the current day with the vast power of the pharmaceutical industry (Big Pharma),…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Protesting Citizenship: Migrant Activisms

    Edited by Imogen Tyler, Katarzyna Marciniak

    What does it mean to state ‘No One is Illegal?’. This rallying call is what unifies migrant protests against exclusionary border regimes around the world, bringing migrants, citizens, `legal` and `illegal` people onto the streets in ever greater numbers. Indeed, the last decade has witnessed an…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04

  • Global Great Depression and the Coming of World War II

    By John E. Moser

    The Global Great Depression and the Coming of World War II demonstrates the ways in which the economic crisis of the late 1920s and early 1930s helped to cause and shape the course of the Second World War. Historian John E. Moser points to the essential uniformity in the way in which the world s…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30

  • Hybrid Rule and State Formation

    Public-Private Power in the 21st Century

    Edited by Shelley Hurt, Ronnie Lipschutz

    Neoliberalism has been the reigning ideology of our era. For the past four decades, almost every real-world event of any consequence has been traced to the supposedly omnipresent influence of neoliberalism. Instead, this book argues that states across the world have actually grown in scope and…

    Hardback – 2015-07-09
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Paying Our High Public Officials

    Evaluating the Political Justifications of Top Wages in the Public Sector

    By Teun J. Dekker

    In almost every liberal democratic society, an issue that is a topic of constant and passionate public discussion is how much that country’s ministers, legislators, senior civil servants, and senior judges should be paid. Nor is this surprising; the issue has considerable voyeuristic appeal,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Occupy! A global movement

    Edited by Jenny Pickerill, John Krinsky, Graeme Hayes, Kevin Gillan, Brian Doherty

    This book is an urgent and compelling account of the Occupy movements: from the M15 movement in Spain, to the wave of Occupations flooding across cities in American, Europe and Australia, to the harsh reality of evictions as corporations and governments attempted to reassert exclusive control over…

    Hardback – 2014-12-11

  • Corporate Political Behavior

    Why Corporations Do What They Do in Politics

    By Robert Healy

    Corporate Political Behavior centers on why corporations do what they do in politics. The text draws upon insights from the author’s forty years of government and political experience—insights placed within an operating framework grounded in the political science and strategic issue management…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26

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