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  1. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. European and North American Policy Change

    Drivers and Dynamics

    Edited by Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The issue of policy dynamics is a key one in policy studies and one which is particularly amenable to comparative policy research. This edited volume brings together some of the leading scholars in the field to examine the definition, conceptualization and operationalization of policy change....

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. US Hypersonic Research and Development

    The Rise and Fall of 'Dyna-Soar', 1944-1963

    By Roy F. Houchin II

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    An essential new account of some of the most valuable research and development in international military history. Roy F. Houchin II shows how the roots of US Air Force hypersonic research and development are grounded in Army Air Force General Henry H. 'Hap' Arnold's identification of the need...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ballistic Missile Defence and US National Security Policy

    Normalisation and Acceptance after the Cold War

    By Andrew Futter

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines the transformation in US thinking about the role of Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) in national security policy since the end of the Cold War. The evolution of the BMD debate after the Cold War has been complex, complicated and punctuated. As this book shows, the debate and...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Education in Political Science

    Discovering a neglected field

    Edited by Anja P. Jakobi, Kerstin Martens, Klaus Dieter Wolf

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of the discipline’s analytical perspectives and methodological tools. The contributions demonstrate how education policy can be explored systematically from a variety...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The US Economy and Neoliberalism

    Alternative Strategies and Policies

    Edited by Nikolaos Karagiannis, Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi, Swapan Sen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    In recent times, policy makers, scientists, academics and commentators have become increasingly nervous about the US economic downturn. Discussions have centred around the range and magnitude of the country’s socio-economic problems, its vexing production decline and its unsatisfactory...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Post-Racial Society is Here

    Recognition, Critics and the Nation-State

    By Wilbur C. Rich

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    In a provocative and controversial analysis, Wilbur C. Rich’s The Post-Racial Society is Here conclusively demonstrates that nation is in midst of a post-racial society. Yet many Americans are skeptical of this fundamental social transformation. The failure of recognition is related to the remnants...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. "An Empire of Ideals"

    The Chimeric Imagination of Ronald Reagan

    By Justin D. Garrison

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Justin D. Garrison provides an original and groundbreaking analysis of Ronald Reagan’s imagination as it was expressed mainly in his presidential speeches. He argues that the predominant strain of Reagan’s imagination is "chimeric," that is, imbued with a high degree of optimism, romantic...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge