American Political Economy Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Regulatory Politics in an Age of Polarization and Drift

    Beyond Deregulation

    By Marc Allen Eisner

    Regulatory change is typically understood as a response to significant crises like the Great Depression, or salient events that focus public attention, like Earth Day 1970. Without discounting the importance of these kinds of events, change often assumes more gradual and less visible forms. But how…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Tax Politics and Policy

    By Michael Thom

    Taxes are an inescapable part of life. They are perhaps the most economically consequential aspect of the relationship between individuals and their government. Understanding tax development and implementation, not to mention the political forces involved, is critical to fully appreciating and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Politics of American Public Policy

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

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