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New and Published Books

  1. The Military Balance in the Cold War

    US Perceptions and Policy, 1976-85

    By David Walsh

    Series: Cold War History

    This book examines the impact of American perceptions of the military balance between the United States and the Soviet Union during the key period of 1976-1985. That decade witnessed the decline of the US-Soviet détente and the resurgence of superpower confrontation, often called the ‘Second Cold...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Constructing America's Freedom Agenda for the Middle East

    Democracy or Domination

    By Oz Hassan

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book explores how George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda for the Middle East and North Africa was conceived and implemented as an American national interest, from the Bush era right through to the initial stages of the Obama administration. It highlights how the crisis presented by September 11 2001...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century

    A case study analysis

    Edited by Fethi Mansouri, Boulou Ebanda de B'béri

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Multiculturalism is now seen by many of its critics as the source of intercultural and social tensions, fostering communal segregation and social conflicts. While the cultural diversity of contemporary societies has to be acknowledged as an empirical and demographic fact, whether multiculturalism...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. American City Politics

    By Peter J Madgwick

    This book begins with an introductory outline of the structure of the city politics of the United States. There is a study of the city in the federal system, including the politics of feudal aid. This is followed by four case studies: the political roles of mayor, manager, boss and...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. North Korea - US Relations under Kim Jong II

    The Quest for Normalization?

    By Ramon Pacheco Pardo

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book analyses North Korea’s foreign policy towards the United States during the Kim Jong Il era. Throughout these years, North Korea sought but failed to normalise diplomatic relations with the United States. Making use of theories of bargaining and learning in International Relations, the...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. US Taiwan Policy

    Constructing the Triangle

    By Øystein Tunsjø

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    The relationship between the United States and China is one of the most important issues in the twenty-first century, and is, ultimately, hostage to conditions across the Taiwan Strait. This book is the first to attempt to trace the historical origin of what is known as the ‘Taiwan issue’ in...

    Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Civil Wars

    Continuity and change in intrastate conflict

    By Edward Newman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    A 50-year retrospective

    Edited by David Gioe, Len Scott, Christopher Andrew

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This edited volume addresses the main lessons and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis from a global perspective. Despite the discoveries of recent research, there is still much more to be revealed about the handling of nuclear weapons before and during the Cuban Missile Crisis (CMC)....

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. American Images of China

    Identity, Power, Policy

    By Oliver Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The United States and China are arguably the most globally consequential actors of the early twenty first century, and look set to remain so into the foreseeable future. This volume seeks to highlight that American images of China are responsible for constructing certain truths and realities about...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge