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  1. Ethics and Politics in Modern American Poetry

    By John Wrighton

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    From the Objectivists to e-poetry, this thoughtful and innovative book explores the dynamic relationship between the ethical imperative and poetic practice, revitalizing the study of the most prominent post-war American poets in a fresh, provocative way. Contributing to the "turn to ethics" in...

    Published July 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Introducing American Religion

    By Charles H. Lippy

    Series: World Religions

    Introducing American Religion provides a lively and concise overview of the historical development of religion in the USA. In four parts, Charles Lippy traces the history of American religion from Europe, Native American and African life, through to the age of independence, and on to the late...

    Published July 19th 2009 by Routledge

  3. American Civilization

    An Introduction, 5th Edition

    By David C Mauk, David C. Mauk, John Oakland, John Oakland

    This hugely successful text provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life. Thoroughly revised, this fifth edition covers all the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment, government and...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  4. American Policy Toward Israel

    The Power and Limits of Beliefs

    By Michael Thomas

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This book explains the institutionalization of nearly unconditional American support of Israel during the Reagan administration, and its persistence in the first Bush administration in terms of the competition of belief systems in American society and politics. Michael Thomas explains policy...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Culturally Diverse Populations: Reflections from Pioneers in Education and Research

    Edited by Diane De Anda

    The purpose of this book is to open a discourse on current and pertinent issues related to multicultural populations by the most noted experts and researchers in the field. This book offers an overview of the literature on multicultural issues and assesses its approach to the following issues: the&...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  6. When to Stop the Cheering?

    The Black Press, the Black Community, and the Integration of Professional Baseball

    By Brian Carroll

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    *Finalist for the 2007 Seymour Medal of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).* *Winner of the 2007 Robert Peterson Book Award of the Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball* When to Stop the Cheering? documents the close and often conflicted relationship...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Intelligence Theory

    Key Questions and Debates

    Edited by Peter Gill, Stephen Marrin, Mark Phythian

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This edited volume brings together a range of essays by individuals who are centrally involved in the debate about the role and utility of theory in intelligence studies. The volume includes both classic essays and new articles that critically analyse some key issues: strategic intelligence, the...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Hollywood and Politics

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Donald T. Critchlow, Emilie Raymond

    Money, power, and celebrity – the stuff of Hollywood is also substance of politics. While Hollywood celebrities such as Susan Sarandon, George Clooney, and Ed Begley Jr. currently attract attention from the media for their involvement in politics, Hollywood has been involved in politics since...

    Published May 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. American Soldiers in Iraq

    McSoldiers or Innovative Professionals?

    By Morten G. Ender

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    American Soldiers in Iraq offers a unique snapshot of American soldiers in Iraq, analyzing their collective narratives in relation to the military sociology tradition. Grounded in a century-long tradition of sociology offering a window into the world of American soldiers, this volume serves as a...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Black Panthers in the Midwest

    The Community Programs and Services of the Black Panther Party in Milwaukee, 1966–1977

    By Andrew Witt

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book analyzes the community programs of the Black Panther Party, specifically those of the Milwaukee branch, with the aim of dispelling many of the existing stereotypes about the Party. Misconceptions range from the Party being labeled as bent on the violent destruction of the United States to...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge