American Political Development Products

  • The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century

    How They Won, Why Liberals and Labor Lost, 1st Edition

    By G William Domhoff

    The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century demonstrates exactly how the corporate rich developed and implemented the policies and created the government structures that allowed them to dominate the United States. The book is framed within three historical developments, that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • States in American Constitutionalism

    Interpretation, Authority, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Bradley D. Hays

    States in American Constitutionalism: Interpretation, Authority, and Politics examines the often overlooked role that states have played in the development and maintenance of American constitutionalism by examining the purpose and effect of state resolutions on national constitutional meaning. From…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Judicializing the Administrative State

    The Rise of the Independent Regulatory Commissions in the United States, 1883-1937, 1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Okayama

    A basic feature of the modern US administrative state taken for granted by legal scholars but neglected by political scientists and historians is its strong judiciality. Formal, or court-like, adjudication was the primary method of first-order agency policy making during the first half of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Rise of the Republican Right

    From Goldwater to Reagan, 1st Edition

    By Brian M. Conley

    Few scholars have paid close attention to the factors internal to the Republican Party that helped the Right to consolidate its power within the party between the 1960s and the 1980s. Plugging the gap in party literature, The Rise of the Republican Right from Goldwater to Reagan provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

    The colonial heritage and its renewed aftermaths – expressed in the inter-American experiences of slavery, indigeneity, dependence and freedom movements, to mention only a few aspects, – form a common ground of experience in the Western Hemisphere. The flow of peoples, goods, knowledge and finances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives

    1st Edition

    By Yanoula Athanassakis

    Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives examines post-1929 US artistic interrogations of environmental disruption. Tracing themes of pollution, marine life, and agricultural production in the work of a number of historically significant writers including John Steinbeck, Ruth Ozeki, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Public Administration Profession

    Policy, Management, and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Bradley S. Chilton, Stephen M. King, Viviane E. Foyou, J. Scott McDonald

    While many introductory public administration textbooks contain a dedicated chapter on ethics, The Public Administration Profession is the first to utilize ethics as a lens for understanding the discipline. Analyses of the ASPA Code of Ethics are deftly woven into each chapter alongside complete…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Inside Affirmative Action

    The Executive Order That Transformed America's Workforce, 1st Edition

    By Karin Williamson Pedrick, Sandra Arnold Scham

    Affirmative action is still a reality of the American workplace. How is it that such a controversial Federal program has managed to endure for more than five decades? Inside Affirmative Action addresses this question. Beyond the usual ideological debate and discussions about the effects of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Removal of the Property Qualification for Voting in the United States

    Strategy and Suffrage, 1st Edition

    By Justin Moeller, Ronald F. King

    In Colonial America, democracy was centered in provincial assemblies and based on the collection of neighbors whose freehold ownership made them permanent stakeholders in the community. The removal of the property qualification for voting in the United States occurred over three-quarters of a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The United States, Iraq and the Kurds

    Shock, Awe and Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Mohammed Shareef

    This book provides a descriptive and analytical narrative of the evolution of US foreign policy towards Iraq at the supra-national (global), national (Arab Iraq) and sub-national (Iraqi Kurdistan) levels. The book is unique in that it presents a sophisticated insight into the two major components…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Untangling the USA

    The Cost of Complexity and What Can Be Done About It, 1st Edition

    By Etienne Deffarges

    Tom Brady and the “tuck rule”; “Nobody knew health care could be so complicated”; “The financial world has become way too complicated and very secretive.” What could Tom Brady, Donald Trump, and Michael Lewis possibly have in common? Complexity. Lewis has analyzed it; Trump has discovered it; Brady…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge

  • Intergovernmental Relations in Transition

    Reflections and Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl W. Stenberg, David K. Hamilton

    The field of intergovernmental relations has changed substantially over the past five decades. It maintains a critical and evolving role in the US federal system as well as in public policy and administration. Building upon the legacy of Deil S.Wright’s scholarship, this collection of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

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