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New and Published Books

  1. The Latino Gender Gap in U.S. Politics

    By Christina E. Bejarano

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Many questions remain unanswered about the observable differences in voting behavior, partisanship, and cultural attitudes among men and women. Latino political participation in the United States is generally lower than the rest of the population, mainly due to their high proportion of youth and...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. New Black Man

    Tenth Anniversary Edition

    By Mark Anthony Neal

    Ten years ago, Mark Anthony Neal’s New Black Man put forth a revolutionary model of Black masculinity for the twenty-first century—one that moved beyond patriarchy to embrace feminism and combat homophobia. Now, Neal’s book is more vital than ever, urging us to imagine a New Black Man whose...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Conducting Drug Abuse Research with Minority Populations

    Advances and Issues

    By Bernard Segal

    Be a better researcher when studying drug abuse among minorities! Conducting Drug Abuse Research with Minority Populations: Advances and Issues brings you the voices of drug abuse researchers who discuss the most important concerns about conducting research in drug-taking minority populations. In...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The State and Security in Mexico

    Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective

    Edited by Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    At the turn of the millennium, Mexico seemed to have finally found its path to political and economic modernization; a state which had been deeply embedded in society was being pulled out, with new political leaders allowing market forces to play a greater role in guiding the nation’s economic...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Implementing a US Carbon Tax

    Challenges and Debates

    Edited by Ian Parry, Adele Morris, Roberton C. Williams III

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Despite the uncertainties, reducing emissions now...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Bohemian Ethos

    Questioning Work and Making a Scene on the Lower East Side

    By Judith R. Halasz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The iconoclastic ingenuity of bohemians, from Gerard de Nerval to Allen Ginsberg, continually captivates the popular imagination; the worlds of fashion, advertising, and even real estate all capitalize on the alternative appeal of bohemian style. Persistently overlooked, however, is bohemians'...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mary Lincoln

    Southern Girl, Northern Woman

    By Stacy Pratt McDermott

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    One of America’s most compelling First Ladies, Mary Lincoln possessed a unique vantage point on the events of her time, even as her experiences of the constraints of gender roles and the upheaval of the Civil War reflected those of many other women. The story of her life presents a microcosm...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge