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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Untangling the USA

    The Cost of Complexity and What Can Be Done About It

    By Etienne Deffarges

    Complex systems are an inevitable part of business and socio-economic structures. As businesses and industries develop, they become ever-more complex. So too modern societies. However, when social and organizational structures start to form an incomprehensible number of layers, policies and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    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 – 2018-05-17 
    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 – 2018-03-07 
    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

  • 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 – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • 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 – 2017-12-13
    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 – 2017-11-21
    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

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