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  1. People, Power and Place (Routledge Revivals)

    Perspectives on Anglo-American politics

    By Keith Hoggart

    Examining the genral character and key issues of local politics, People, Power and Place discusses the effect of local government policieson the general population and identifies those who gain or lose under them. Based on a comparitive investigation of Britain and the United States, the book...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Justifying America's Wars

    The Conduct and Practice of US Military Intervention

    By Nicholas Kerton-Johnson

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the justifications for, and practice of, war by the US since 1990, and examines four case studies: the Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. The author undertakes an examination of presidential speeches and public documents from this period to determine the focal points on...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Lobbying the New President

    Interests in Transition

    By Heath Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House. Transitions have triggered policy change for decades and eager interest groups have sought ways to capitalize on this often chaotic phase of US politics. President-Elect Barack Obama declared...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Nature of Belief Systems Reconsidered

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman, Shterna Friedman

    In the foundational document of modern public-opinion research, Philip E. Converse’s "The Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics" (1964) established the U.S. public’s startling political ignorance. This volume makes Converse’s long out-of-print article available again and brings together a...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. New Directions in Judicial Politics

    Edited by Kevin T. McGuire

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    With its often vague legal concepts and institutions that operate according to unfamiliar procedures, judicial decision-making is, in many respects, a highly enigmatic process. New Directions in Judicial Politics seeks to demystify the courts, offering readers the insights of empirical research to...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking the Rhetorical Presidency

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman, Shterna Friedman

    In The Rhetorical Presidency, Jeffrey Tulis argues that the president’s relationship to the public has changed dramatically since the Constitution was enacted: while previously the president avoided any discussions of public policy so as to avoid demagoguery, the president is now expected to go...

    Published February 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    By Robert J. Hume

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside...

    Published February 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical perspective provides the...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Development of the American Presidency

    By Richard J. Ellis

    Our understanding of the politics of the presidency is greatly enhanced by viewing it through a developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution. The Development of the American Presidency pays great attention to that historical weight but is organized topically...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform

    By Charles McCann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge