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  1. Clinton's Foreign Policy

    Between the Bushes, 1992-2000

    By John Dumbrell

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume is a detailed account of President Clinton's foreign policy during 1992-2000, covering the main substantive issues of his administration, including Iraq, Bosnia and Kosovo. The book emphasizes Clinton's adaptation of the elder Bush's 'New World Order' outlook and his relationship to...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Arab Lobby and US Foreign Policy

    The Two-State Solution

    By Khalil Marrar

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The US foreign policy stance on Israel-Palestine has shifted considerably in recent years, from a position of "Israel only" to one which embraces both Israel and Palestine in a call for peace. This volume assesses why the US stance has evolved in the way that it has, concluding that while...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific

    A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    ‘Sex, love and feminism’ are three aspects of the rapidly changing gender relations that shape young people’s lives in the Asia Pacific region. Much has been written about rapidly changing countries in Asia, most recently China and India. With the global spread of capitalist production and...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Origin of Organized Crime in America

    The New York City Mafia, 1891–1931

    By David Critchley

    Series: Routledge Advances in American History

    While the later history of the New York Mafia has received extensive attention, what has been conspicuously absent until now is an accurate and conversant review of the formative years of Mafia organizational growth. David Critchley examines the Mafia recruitment process, relations...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Homeland Security Dilemma

    Fear, Failure and the Future of American Insecurity

    By Frank P. Harvey

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book explores the paradox of the ‘security dilemma’ in International Relations, as applied to the post-9/11 context of homeland security. The book's central argument can be summed up by the following counterintuitive thesis: the more security you have, the more security you will need. It...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Space and Defense Policy

    Edited by Damon Coletta, Frances T. Pilch

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    This edited volume introduces the reader to the role of space in military and defense strategy, and outlines some of the major foreign and domestic actors in the space arena, as well as constraints of law and treaties on activities in space. It also addresses science and technology as they relate...

    Published January 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Immigration and American Democracy

    Subverting the Rule of Law

    By Robert Koulish

    While the idea of immigration embodies America’s rhetorical commitment to democracy, recent immigration control policies also showcase abysmal failures in democratic practice. Immigration and American Democracy examines these failures in terms of state sovereignty, neoliberalism, and...

    Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Korean War

    An Annotated Bibliography, 2nd Edition

    By Keith D. McFarland

    Series: Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies

    The Korean War is the most comprehensive and detailed bibliography compiled to date on the American involvement in "The Forgotten War." In this revised and expanded second edition, Keith D. McFarland’s clearly written annotations provide concise descriptions of more than 2,600 of the most important...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Irregular Migration from the Former Soviet Union to the United States

    By Saltanat Liebert

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book is the first in English to examine irregular migration from post-Soviet states, focusing in particular on migration to the United States. Due to globalization and the end of the Cold War, citizens of the former Soviet Union are on the move as never before. The political, economic, and...

    Published August 20th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Understanding American Sports

    By Gerald R. Gems, Gertrud Pfister

    Since the nineteenth century the USA has served as an international model for business, lifestyle and sporting success. Yet whilst the language of sport seems to be universal, American sports culture remains highly distinctive. Why is this so? How should we understand American sport? What can we...

    Published July 22nd 2009 by Routledge