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  1. The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics

    Edited by Shalini Puri

    The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Case for Multinational Federalism

    Beyond the all-encompassing nation

    By Alain-G. Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Throughout the world, liberal-democracies are grappling with increasing claims made in the name of minority national, socio-cultural and ethno-cultural identities that seek greater recognition in the institutions of the nation-state. This work inserts itself into debates centred on diversity...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Euroscepticism in Southern Europe

    A Diachronic Perspective

    Edited by Susannah Verney

    Euroscepticism has emerged as a growing constraint on European integration, starting with the Maastricht Treaty in the early 1990s, continuing with the mid-2000s constitutional debacle and intensifying with the eurozone crisis – a crisis in which Southern Europe has played a key role. But is...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Mechanistic Realism and US Foreign Policy

    A New Framework for Analysis

    By Johannes Gullestad Rø

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book aims to reinvigorate realist international relations theory by developing a catalogue of micro-mechanisms able to explain security policy decision-making. Typically, realism discounts the role of individuals and uses states as the unit of analysis. By examining instead the mental...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. North American Integration

    An Institutional Void in Migration, Security and Development

    Edited by Gaspare M. Genna, David A. Mayer-Foulkes

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    The course of events since the implementation of NAFTA has had unexpected elements with significant impacts on North American integration. First has been the rise of China as a larger source of imports and production partner than Mexico. Second has been the rise of security concerns since September...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Local Interests and American Foreign Policy

    Why International Interventions Fail

    By Karl Sandstrom

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book provides an alternative perspective on how social interest-groups form and interact to affect interventions. It combines historic, sociological and international relations perspectives in a framework through which to view the relevant socio-political dynamics in ‘target societies’. At a...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Transatlantic Relations

    Whither the West?

    By Serena Simoni

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    In light of the Arab Spring and after days of public quarreling that highlighted the divisions among NATO’s members on an agreement to give command of the "no-fly" zone in Libya to the Alliance, it is evident that the U.S. is having problems engaging with its European allies and partners. Why is...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Issues in American Politics

    Polarized politics in the age of Obama

    Edited by John Dumbrell

    This wide ranging book provides readers with a reliable and lively guide to contemporary American political practices, processes and institutions. Essays in the proposed volume will cover phenomena such as the Tea Party upsurge in the Republican Party, Obama’s health care reforms, recent changes to...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Resisting Injustice and the Feminist Ethics of Care in the Age of Obama

    “Suddenly,…All the Truth Was Coming Out”

    By David A.J. Richards

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    David A. J. Richards’s Resisting Injustice and The Feminist Ethics of Care in The Age of Obama: "Suddenly,…All The Truth Was Coming Out" builds on his and Carol Gilligan’s The Deepening Darkness to examine the roots of the resistance movements of the 1960s, the political psychology behind...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion

    From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama

    Edited by Michael Cox, Timothy J. Lynch, Nicolas Bouchet

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The promotion of democracy by the United States became highly controversial during the presidency of George W. Bush. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were widely perceived as failed attempts at enforced democratization, sufficient that Barack Obama has felt compelled to downplay the rhetoric of...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge