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  • Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic character of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest or the next great candidate will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound – changes that are distorting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Aging Policy and Politics in the Trump Era

    Implications for Older Americans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Alan Miller, Pamela Nadash, Michael K. Gusmano

    The surprise election of Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States marks a singular turning point in the American republic – not only because of his idiosyncratic approach to the office, but also because the Republican Party now holds the presidency and both houses of Congress,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Leadership in the U.S. Senate

    Herding Cats in the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colton C. Campbell

    Unlike leadership in the House of Representatives, the nature of Senate leadership continues to remain a mystery to so many. Due to the absence of an "operator’s manual," leaders have had to use their individual skills, intelligence, and personalities to lead the Senate, which means they each have…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Congressional Elections

    The Curious Case of the Incumbency Effect, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    The increase in the "incumbency effect" has long dominated as a research focus and as a framework for interpreting congressional elections. This important new book challenges the empirical claim that incumbents are doing better and the research paradigm that accompanied the claim. It also offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure, 1st Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government: Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure highlights the necessary tension between our constitutional principles and institutions and the populist heat that sometimes roils our national politics, especially at the current political moment. Our constitutional democracy has been…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Political Protest and Undocumented Immigrant Youth

    (Re-) framing Testimonio, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Quakernack

    What does it mean to be a young undocumented immigrant? Current public debate on undocumented immigration provokes discussion worldwide, and it is estimated that there are more than 11.1 million undocumented immigrants in the US, yet what it really means to be an undocumented immigrant appears less…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • The Context of Legislating

    Constraints on the Legislative Process in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Shannon Jenkins

    The Context of Legislating provides a much-needed examination of how the rules, resources, and political conditions within and surrounding different institutions raise or lower the costs of legislating. Using data tracking over 1,100 legislators, 230 committees and 12,000 bills introduced in ten…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Primary Elections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright

    Primary elections have been used for the past century for most U.S. elective offices and their popularity is growing in other nations as well. In some circumstances, primaries ensure that citizens have a say in elections and test the skills of candidates before they get to the general election. Yet…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 1, A - F, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2006, the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, is a comprehensive 3 volume set covering a broad range of topics in the subject of American Civil Liberties. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 3, R - Z, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2006, the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, is a comprehensive 3 volume set covering a broad range of topics in the subject of civil liberties in America. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 2, G - Q, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2006, the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, is a comprehensive 3 volume set covering a broad range of topics in the subject of civil liberties in America. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Congressional Communication in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Jocelyn Evans, Jessica M. Hayden

    Communication defines political representation. At the core of the representational relationship lies the interaction between principal and agent; the quality of this relationship is predicated upon the accessibility of effective channels of communication between the constituent and representative.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

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