Textbooks: Politics & International Relations

  • Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality book cover

    Women and Politics

    A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality

    By Barbara Burrell

    Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality describes the many ways in which women in the United States have used their voices in the political process. The book is about the involvement of women as individuals and about their group efforts to achieve…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • The Language of Persuasion in Politics: An introduction book cover

    The Language of Persuasion in Politics

    An introduction

    By Alan Partington, Charlotte Taylor

    This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: ‘spin’, ‘spin control’ and ‘image’ politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 

  • Managing the Sustainable City book cover

    Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 

  • Studying the Power Elite: Fifty Years of Who Rules America? book cover

    Studying the Power Elite

    Fifty Years of Who Rules America?

    By G. William Domhoff, Eleven Other Authors

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 

  • Theories of Terrorism: An Introduction book cover

    Theories of Terrorism

    An Introduction

    By Daniela Pisoiu, Sandra Hain

    This new textbook provides students with a multidisciplinary theoretical and methodological introduction to terrorism studies. The book identifies the main theories proposed in the field of terrorism studies as they relate to several issues: why and how individuals and organizations get…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 

  • It is Right to Rebel book cover

    It is Right to Rebel

    By Philippe Gavi, Jean-Paul Sartre, Pierre Victor

    The early 1970s were a crucial period in the political and intellectual climate of France. The newspaper Libération was founded in the wake of the protest movements of 1968 and the country was gripped by industrial, political and civil unrest on a huge scale. Behind all this were deep debates about…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 

  • The Public Policy Primer: Managing the Policy Process book cover

    The Public Policy Primer

    Managing the Policy Process, 2nd Edition

    By Xun Wu, M. Ramesh, Michael Howlett, Scott A. Fritzen

    Fully revised for a second edition, this essential guide provides a concise and accessible overview of the entire public policy process: agenda setting, policy formulation, decision making, implementation, and evaluation. The book provides an introduction to the key policy functions, the challenges…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • The World-System as Unit of Analysis: Past Contributions and Future Advances book cover

    The World-System as Unit of Analysis

    Past Contributions and Future Advances

    Edited by Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz

    World-systems analyses have recast the study of between- and within-nation country inequality as constituent aspects of a single field of inquiry: the study of inequality and social stratification as processes that always have been global in their very essence. World-systems analyses maintain that…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Political Economy of the World-System Annuals

  • US Agricultural and Food Policies: Economic Choices and Consequences book cover

    US Agricultural and Food Policies

    Economic Choices and Consequences

    By Gerald D. Toland Jr., William E. Nganje, Raphael Onyeaghala

    Policy analysis is a dynamic process of discovery rather than a passive exercise of memorizing facts and conclusions. This text provides opportunities to "practice the craft" of policy analysis by engaging the reader in realistic case studies and problem-solving scenarios that require the selection…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility book cover

    The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 

  • Social and Political Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Social and Political Philosophy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By John Christman

    This accessible book is invaluable to anyone coming to social and political philosophy for the first time. It provides a broad survey of key social and political questions in modern society, as well as clear discussions of the philosophical issues central to those questions and to political thought…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Politics in India: Structure, Process and Policy book cover

    Politics in India

    Structure, Process and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    This second edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947. It considers the progress that India has made in some of the most challenging…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 

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