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  1. Understanding American Political Parties

    Democratic Ideals, Political Uncertainty, and Strategic Positioning

    By Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    How do parties respond to the electorate and craft winning strategies? In the abstract parties are the vehicles to make democracy work, but it is often difficult to see the process working as well as we think it might. Indeed, voters often struggle to see parties as the valuable vehicles of...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Federalism, Secession, and the American State

    Divided, We Secede

    By Lawrence M. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Presidential Power and Accountability

    Toward a Presidential Accountability System

    By Bruce Buchanan

    Many analysts now believe that the growth of presidential war power relative to Congress is irreversible. This book was written to contest that view. Its purpose is to identify what would be required to restore presidential war power to constitutional specifications while leaving the president...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Anglo-American Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 2)

    By Malcolm Shaw

    This book describes the main characteristics of the British and American political systems. Whilst short, it is integrally comparative with the main emphasis on concepts. The result is a systematic and sustained Anglo-American political analysis....

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Politics USA

    3rd Edition

    By Robert McKeever, Philip Davies

    Politics USA is a lively and authoritative introduction to American politics, giving students a rich and varied resource for all aspects of their course. The book provides expert and comprehensive analysis of US politics and government, including in-depth coverage of the presidency, the Congress,...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Race in Latino Communities

    Walking the Color Line

    By Atiya Kai Stokes-Brown

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Latinos are the fastest growing population group in the U.S. and have exerted widespread influence in numerous aspects of American culture from entertainment to economics. Unlike Asian, black, white, and Native Americans who are defined by race, Latinos can be of any race and are beginning to shed...

    Published June 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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