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New and Published Books

  1. A Citizen's Guide to Presidential Nominations

    The Competition for Leadership

    By Wayne P. Steger

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    Presidential nominations in the United States can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative. Even informed citizens might be tempted to tune them out. Yet understanding the process, one distinct to American politics, is crucial for civic participation. If presidential...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Religion and American Politics

    Classic and Contemporary Perspectives

    By Amy Black, Douglas Koopman, Larycia Hawkins

    Debuting it its first edition, Religion and American Politics incorporates both original content from leading scholars and excerpts from classic and contemporary writings that will help you explore connections between religion and political culture, movements, institutions, and actors. Its...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Competition in China, 1899-1991

    The Rise, Fall, and Restoration of the Open Door Policy

    By Bruce A. Elleman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    China's recent economic reforms have opened its economy to the world. This policy, however, is not new: in the late nineteenth century, the United States put forward the Open Door Policy as a counter to European exclusive 'spheres of influence' in China. This book, based on extensive original...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Evolution

    By David F. Prindle

    The controversy over teaching evolution or creationism in American public schools offers a policy paradox. Two sets of values—science and democracy—are in conflict when it comes to the question of what to teach in public school biology classes. Prindle illuminates this tension between American...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of John F. Kennedy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 1)

    By Edmund Ions

    Drawing on material from many sources, including official and semi-official records, contemporary historical writing and reliable journals, this volume illustrates why John F. Kennedy's Presidency was one of the most eventful and significant in American history. Through this volume the student can...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James W. Pease, Larry D. Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the US: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of US agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and other...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Ralph Grillo

    Series: Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

    This book focuses on the way in which public debate and legal practice intersect when it comes to the value of free speech and the need to regulate "offensive", "blasphemous" or "hate" speech, especially, though not exclusively where such speech is thought to be offensive to members of ethnic and...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge