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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Obama and the World

    New Directions in US Foreign Policy, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Inderjeet Parmar, Linda B. Miller, Mark Ledwidge

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This significantly revised, updated and extended second edition of New Directions in US Foreign Policy retains the strongest aspects of its original structure but adds a comprehensive account of the latest theoretical perspectives, the key actors and issues, and new policy directions....

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Perspectives on Presidential Leadership

    An International View of the White House

    Edited by Michael Patrick Cullinane, Clare Frances Elliott

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    In 2011 Barack Obama invited ten distinguished biographers to the White House to ask them one question: which past American president should I emulate? This was not the first time Obama asked scholars this, but the answer he received would differ as presidential legacies waxed and waned. In 2008...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Perspectives on American Government

    Readings in Political Development and Institutional Change, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Cal Jillson, David Brian Robertson

    The second edition of this much-admired book offers an accessible and coherent selection of readings illustrating for students the depth and contours of how American politics has developed over time. Grounded in foundational debates, classic political science scholarship, and the best contemporary...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. New Body Politics

    Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States

    By Therí A. Pickens

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    In the increasingly multi-racial and multi-ethnic American landscape of the present, understanding and bridging dynamic cross-cultural conversations about social and political concerns becomes a complicated humanistic project. How do everyday embodied experiences transform from being anecdotal to...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. American Exceptionalism in the Age of Obama

    By Stephen Brooks

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The election of President Obama in 2008 and the apparent decline of American power in the world has rekindled an old and important debate. Is the United States exceptional in its values and institutions, as well as in the role that it is destined to play in world affairs? In this book, Stephen...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge