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Forthcoming U.S. Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Political Consultants and American Elections

    Hired to Fight, Hired to Win, 3rd Edition

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    When it comes to elections, campaigns matter. And despite the ever-increasing role of volunteers and amateurs, modern American political campaigns are a professional affair. Understanding how they are run and how campaign strategies are set requires an in-depth analysis of what political...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Hybrid Rule and State Formation

    Public-Private Power in the 21st Century

    Edited by Shelley Hurt, Ronnie Lipschutz

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Neoliberalism has been the reigning ideology of our era. For the past four decades, almost every real-world event of any consequence has been traced to the supposedly omnipresent influence of neoliberalism. Instead, this book argues that states across the world have actually grown in scope and...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Case Against Military Intervention

    Why We Do It and Why It Fails

    By Donald M. Snow

    Since World War II, military intervention in developing world internal conflicts (DWIC) has become the primary form of U.S. military activity, and these interventions have proven unsuccessful in places like Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. This book argues such failure was entirely predictable, even...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Analyzing American Democracy

    Politics and Political Science, 2nd Edition

    By Jon R. Bond, Kevin B. Smith

    How can political science help you understand the world you live in? Modern approaches to the study of politics analyze why Congress, the president, the courts, and other political actors do what they do. Learning to think critically about power, institutions, and rules helps citizens engage...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 8th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Features of this Innovative Text The 8th edition of this well-respected text features the 2014 midterm Congressional elections, the latest on Obama’s presidency, important Supreme Court decisions, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and other timely updates. An increased attention to...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 5th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    The fifth edition of this popular text is now expanded and updated to better fit the needs of a stand-alone Texas Politics course. Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Political Religion and Religious Politics

    Navigating Identities in the United States

    By David S. Gutterman, Andrew R. Murphy

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Profound demographic and cultural changes in American society over the last half century have unsettled conventional understandings of the relationship between religious and political identity. The "Protestant mainline" continues to shrink in numbers, as well as in cultural and political influence....

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles

    Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony

    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The remarkable performance of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has placed China at the centre of the world stage. In 1993, China became a net importer of energy, although it was not until the early 2000s that the world began to pay more attention to China’s energy needs and its...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. "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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Interfaith Advocacy

    The Role of Religious Coalitions in the Political Process

    By Katherine E. Knutson

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Using the historic Minnesota state government shutdown of 2011 as a backdrop, Interfaith Advocacy describes the work of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, an interfaith advocacy group that brings together leaders from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim traditions to advocate on...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge