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Forthcoming Books

  1. Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty

    Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 2

    Edited by Marc Edelman

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This volume is a pioneering contribution to the study of food politics and critical agrarian studies, where food sovereignty has emerged as a pivotal concept over the past few decades, with a wide variety of social movements, on-the-ground experiments, and policy innovations flying under its broad...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement

    By Bryony Onciul

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Analyzing American Democracy

    Politics and Political Science, 2nd Edition

    By Jon R. Bond, Kevin B. Smith

    How can political science help you understand the world you live in? Modern approaches to the study of politics analyze why Congress, the president, the courts, and other political actors do what they do. Learning to think critically about power, institutions, and rules helps citizens engage...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 8th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Features of this Innovative Text The 8th edition of this well-respected text features the 2014 midterm Congressional elections, the latest on Obama’s presidency, important Supreme Court decisions, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and other timely updates. An increased attention to...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Youth and Sexuality in the Twentieth-Century United States

    By John C. Spurlock

    When did the sexual revolution happen? Most Americans would probably say the 1960s. In reality, young couples were changing the rules of public and private life for decades before. By the early years of the twentieth century, teenagers were increasingly free of adult supervision, and taking control...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Regulatory Reform

    By Stuart Shapiro, Debra Borie-Holtz

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Regulation has become a front-page topic recently, often referenced by politicians in conjunction with the current state of the U.S. economy. Yet despite regulation’s increased presence in current politics and media, The Politics of Regulatory Reform argues that the regulatory process and its...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. New Orleans and the Design Moment

    Edited by Jacob A. Wagner, Michael Frisch

    Following the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, people began to discuss and visualize the ways in which the urban structure of the city could be reorganized. Rather than defining the disaster recovery process as simply a matter of rebuilding the existing city, these voices called for a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ballistic Missile Defence and US National Security Policy

    Normalisation and Acceptance after the Cold War

    By Andrew Futter

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines the transformation in US thinking about the role of Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) in national security policy since the end of the Cold War. The evolution of the BMD debate after the Cold War has been complex, complicated and punctuated. As this book shows, the debate and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge