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  • Presidential Leadership in Crisis

    Defining Moments of the Modern Presidents from Franklin Roosevelt to Donald Trump, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth T. Walsh

    Crises pose a challenge to leaders as no other tests they confront. In this comprehensive and timely book, veteran journalist Kenneth T. Walsh offers a probing look at how presidents from FDR to Trump dealt with crises they faced. Including domestic as well as international issues and assaults,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Late Night with Trump

    Political Humor and the American Presidency, 1st Edition

    By Stephen J. Farnsworth, S. Robert Lichter

    Political humor has been a staple of late-night television for decades. The Trump White House, however, has received significantly greater attention than that of past presidents, such as Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and even Bill Clinton. In response to Trump’s strident politics, late-night comics…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • America's Allies and the Decline of US Hegemony

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Massie, Jonathan Paquin

    How do America’s democratic allies perceive and respond to a relative decline in US power and influence and the simultaneous rise of China? Using the case-studies of Europe, the UK, Australia, Canada, Japan and South East Asian countries, this book offers a broad assessment of the perceptions of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • The Presidential Character

    Predicting Performance in the White House, With a Revised and Updated Foreword by George C. Edwards III, 5th Edition

    By James David Barber

    A book entitled The Presidential Character is more timely and necessary than ever. This new issue of James David Barber’s classic work appears almost 50 years after its first publication and yet reads like a roadmap to the 2020 presidential election. Its subtitle, “Predicting Performance in the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Progressive, Warrior, and Naturalist, 1st Edition

    By Neil H. Cogan

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The Unitary Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Graham G. Dodds

    The theory of the unitary executive is one of the most controversial and significant constitutional doctrines of the past several decades. It holds that the U.S. president alone embodies all executive power and therefore has unlimited ability to direct the many people and institutions within the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26
    Routledge
    Presidential Briefings Series

  • Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, John Alden, Jonathan J. Ring

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government—covering key topics like the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 3rd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • The Obama Doctrine

    A Legacy of Continuity in US Foreign Policy?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Kissinger, Angola and US-African Foreign Policy

    The Unintentional Realist, 1st Edition

    By Steven O'Sullivan

    Analysing US foreign policy towards Angola during the Ford administration, this book provides an intriguing insight into one of the most avoidable and unfortunate episodes in Cold War history and explores the impact on Henry Kissinger’s much vaunted reputation for being guided by realist principles…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the U.S. Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Global Media and Strategic Narratives of Contested Democracy

    Chinese, Russian, and Arabic Media Narratives of the US Presidential Election, 1st Edition

    By Robert S. Hinck, Skye C. Cooley, Randolph Kluver

    In order to better understand how the world viewed the US 2016 presidential election, the issues that mattered around the world, and how nations made sense of how their media systems constructed presentations of the presidential election, Robert S. Hinck, Skye C. Cooley, and Randolph Kluver examine…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

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