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  • The President as Leader

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Eric Siegel

    By analyzing the leadership skills of seven recent American presidents, this book seeks to de-mystify the elements and dynamics of effective presidential leadership which our democracy has come to depend upon and value. Building on the pioneering work of political scientist Fred Greenstein and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Presidential Leadership and National Security

    The Obama Legacy and Trump Trajectory

    Edited by Richard S. Conley

    This book assesses the foreign policy legacy of the Obama administration through the lens of national security and leadership. Timely, accessible chapters authored by leading scholars of presidential and international politics cover White House-Cabinet relations; Congress and War Powers; challenges…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • New Directions in the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Lori Cox Han

    Especially coming out of the landmark presidential elections of 2008 and 2016, the study of the American presidency--both as a political institution and of those who have held the office--is one of the most fascinating and dynamic fields of study within American government. New Directions in the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • The Presidency and Social Media

    Discourse, Disruption, and Digital Democracy in the 2016 Presidential Election

    Edited by Dan Schill, John Allen Hendricks

    The media have long played an important role in the modern political process and the 2016 presidential campaign was no different. From Trump’s tweets and cable-show-call-ins to Sander’s social media machine to Clinton’s "Trump Yourself" app and podcast, journalism, social and digital media, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Ultimate Insiders

    White House Photographers and How They Shape History

    By Kenneth T. Walsh

    Virtually unknown to the public or historians, White House photographers have developed amazing access to the presidents of the United States over the past half-century. In this book, long-time White House correspondent Kenneth T. Walsh tells their stories, emphasizing observations about the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • The 25 Issues that Shape American Politics

    Debates, Differences, and Divisions

    By Michael Kryzanek, Ann K. Karreth

    This book is organized to examine the major subjects taught in American politics through the lens of twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politics and policy today. These key issues reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals, and hopes of the American people. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Far Right in America

    By Cas Mudde

    This book collects Mudde's old and new blog posts, interviews and op-eds on the topic of the US far right, ranging from right-wing populists to neo-Nazi terrorists. The main emphasis of the book is on the two most important far right developments of the 21st century, the Tea Party and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Talking Donald Trump

    A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse, and Political Identity

    By Jennifer Sclafani

    Talking Donald Trump examines the language of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign from the perspective of sociocultural linguistics. This book offers an insight into the many stages of Trump’s political career, from his initial campaign for the Republican nomination, up to his presidency. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Winning the Presidency 2016

    Edited by William J. Crotty

    The presidential election of 2016 was unlike any in modern American history. Donald Trump, a successful businessman, well known reality television host and a political novice with no clear policy views or political attachments, ran for the presidency. His opponent was Hillary Clinton, a candidate…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Campaigning for President 2016

    Strategy and Tactics, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Dennis W. Johnson, Lara M. Brown

    Coming out of one of the most contentious elections in history, Dennis Johnson and Lara Brown have assembled an outstanding team of authors to examine one of the fiercest and most closely fought presidential elections of our time. Like the 2008 and 2012 editions of Campaigning for President, the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • (S)electing the President

    The Perils of Democracy

    By Michael L. Mezey

    Selecting political leaders by popular election is an unquestioned hallmark of representative democracies—the institutional manifestation of Lincoln’s promise of a government of the people and by the people. But in 2016, Lincoln’s promise seems to have given way to Hamilton’s nightmare—with his…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts

    From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War

    By Ashley Cox

    This book explores US foreign policy, specifically the history of America’s entry into the War of 1812, the First World War, the Korean War and the First Gulf War. Using a historical case study approach, it demonstrates how the Wilsonian Framework can give us a unique understanding of why the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

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