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  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer Hopper

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act came into existence at a time when the president’s ability to lead the public was in question, political polarization had intensified, and the media environment appeared ever more fragmented, fast-moving, and resistant to control. Under such…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 

  • American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 9th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    How politics in America works today, how it got that way, and how it’s likely to change through reform—these are the themes that pervade every chapter of Cal Jillson’s highly lauded American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change. America’s past is present in all aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

  • Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections

    By David B. Holian, Charles L. Prysby

    Voter perceptions of the personal traits of presidential candidates are widely regarded to be important influences on the vote. Media pundits frequently explain the outcome of presidential elections in terms of the personal appeal of the candidates. Despite the emphasis on presidential character…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Trump Effect

    By Karina V. Korostelina

    Professor Karina V. Korostelina presents insights into the "Trump effect" and explains how the support for Trump among the American general public is based on three complementary pillars. First, Trump champions a specific conception of American national identity that empowers his supporters. Second…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14

  • Celebrity in Chief

    A History of the Presidents and the Culture of Stardom, With a New Epilogue on Hillary and “The Donald”

    By Kenneth T. Walsh

    With the advent of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as presidential nominees, the examination of the role of celebrity culture in the White House takes on a fresh appeal. This book, by award-winning White House correspondent and presidential historian Kenneth T. Walsh, takes a detailed and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18

  • Race and the Politics of the Exception

    Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy

    By Utz McKnight

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • The Obama Doctrine

    A Legacy of Continuity in US Foreign Policy?

    Edited by Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland

    President Obama’s first term in office was subject to intense criticism; not only did many feel that he had failed to live up to his leadership potential, but that he had actually continued the foreign policy framework of the George W. Bush era he was supposed to have abandoned. This edited volume…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Clinton, New Terrorism and the Origins of the War on Terror

    By Chin-Kuei Tsui

    A frequent assumption of the American-led ‘war on terror’ and its accompanying discourse originated largely with the George W. Bush Administration, and that there was a counterterrorism policy revolution in the U.S. political arena. Challenging these assumptions, through a genealogical analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Andrew Jackson

    Principle and Prejudice

    By John M. Belohlavek

    Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. Known as "Old Hickory," he was the first President who championed the rights of the 'common man'. Originally from the frontier, he was known for being rough in speech and mannerisms and his fierce temper. After making his name as a…

    Paperback – 2016-06-14
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Risk and Presidential Decision-making

    The Emergence of Foreign Policy Crises

    By Trenta Luca

    This book aims at gauging whether the nature of US foreign policy decision-making has changed after the Cold War as radically as a large body of literature seems to suggest, and develops a new framework to interpret presidential decision-making in foreign policy. It locates the study of risk in US…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Perspectives on Presidential Leadership

    An International View of the White House

    Edited by Michael Patrick Cullinane, Clare Frances Elliott

    In 2011 Barack Obama invited ten distinguished biographers to the White House to ask them one question: which past American president should I emulate? This was not the first time Obama asked scholars this, but the answer he received would differ as presidential legacies waxed and waned. In 2008…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Campaigning in the Twenty-First Century

    Activism, Big Data, and Dark Money, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012. Dennis W. Johnson looks at the most sophisticated techniques of modern campaigning—micro-targeting,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24

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