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  1. "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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of American Foreign Policy

    Edited by Steven W. Hook, Christopher M. Jones

    No nation has maintained such an immense stature in world politics as the United States has since the Cold War’s end. In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, prompting the global war on terrorism and the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, along with American economic and "soft power" primacy, there...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. America and the Third World

    Revolution and Intervention

    By John Girling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super-Power; and the Changes both in US-Soviet relations (from...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ten Years After 9/11 - Rethinking the Jihadist Threat

    By Arabinda Acharya

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Ten years after the 9/11 attacks this book reassesses the effectiveness of the "War on Terror", considers how al-Qaeda and other jihadist movements are faring, explores the impact of wider developments in the Islamic world such as the Arab Spring, and discusses whether all this suggests that a new...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Major Events in Economic History

    Edited by Randall E. Parker, Robert M. Whaples

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History aims to introduce readers to the important macroeconomic events of the past two hundred years. The chapters endeavour to explain what went on and why during the most significant economic epochs of the nineteenth, twentieth and early...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. New Directions in American Politics

    Edited by Raymond J. La Raja

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    New Directions in American Politics introduces students not just to how the American political system works but also to how political science works. La Raja brings together top scholars to write original essays across the standard curriculum of American government and politics, capturing...

    Published January 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 7th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    History matters. America’s past is present in all aspects of the contemporary political system. Cal Jillson uses political development and the dynamics of change as a tool to help students understand how politics works now—and how institutions, participation, and policies have evolved over time to...

    Published January 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Modern Economic History

    Edited by Robert M. Whaples, Randall E. Parker

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Economic History aims to introduce readers to important approaches and findings of economic historians who study the modern world. Its short chapters reflect the most up-to-date research and are written by well-known economic historians who are authorities on their...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Conservatism in the Black Community

    To the Right and Misunderstood

    By Angela K. Lewis

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Conservatism in the Black Community examines the contemporary meanings of Black Conservatism and its influence on black political behavior, providing a basis for understanding the impact this phenomenon has on black political behavior. Lewis analyzes conservatism within the black ideological...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. In Defense of Politicians

    The Expectations Trap and Its Threat to Democracy

    By Stephen K. Medvic

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    Politicians are reviled. From jokes on late-night TV talk shows to radio show rants and from public opinion polls to ubiquitous conventional wisdom—politicians are among the most despised professional class in modern society. Drawing on seminal work in political science, Stephen K. Medvic...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge