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  1. Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections

    By David B. Holian, Charles L. Prysby

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Voter perceptions of the personal traits of presidential candidates are widely regarded to be important influences on the vote. Media pundits frequently explain the outcome of presidential elections in terms of the personal appeal of the candidates. Despite the emphasis on presidential character...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Political Marketing in the United States

    Edited by Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Brian Conley, Kenneth Cosgrove

    Political Marketing in the United States explores how politicians and parties utilize marketing concepts and tools, providing an up-to-date and broad overview of how marketing permeates U.S. politics. The volume focuses on current and recent elections and leaders, and covers a range of topics,...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reporting at the Southern Borders

    Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the US and the EU

    Edited by Giovanna Dell'Orto, Vicki L. Birchfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Undocumented immigration across the Mediterranean and the US-Mexican border is one of the most contested transatlantic public and political issues, raising fundamental questions about national identity, security and multiculturalism—all in the glare of news media themselves undergoing dramatic...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements

    Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States

    By Jeffrey Parker

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion Reconsidered

    What Determines Public Opinion?

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    In the Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion (1992), John Zaller set out one of the most influential models of opinion formation: he presented the public as a pliable instrument of political elites, who are able to garner support simply by sending "cues" through the mass media telling Republicans or...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. American Exceptionalism and the Remains of Race

    Multicultural Exorcisms

    By Edmund Fong

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    In contemporary American political culture, claims of American exceptionalism and anxieties over its prospects have resurged as an overarching theme in national political discourse. Yet never very far from such debates lie animating fears associated with race. Fears about the loss of national unity...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Corporate Political Behavior

    Why Corporations Do What They Do in Politics

    By Robert Healy

    Corporate Political Behavior centers on why corporations do what they do in politics. The text draws upon insights from the author’s forty years of government and political experience—insights placed within an operating framework grounded in the political science and strategic issue management...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East

    From Bush to Obama

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, James Piscatori, Benjamin MacQueen, Amin Saikal

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The recent "Arab spring", with its popular uprisings in many Arab countries, has exposed the ambiguity at the heart of American promotion of democracy in the Middle East. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq were packaged as democracy promotion, as heralding the beginning of a new phase in the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    Series: Democratization Studies

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. US Arms Policies Towards the Shah's Iran

    By Stephen McGlinchey

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book reconstructs and explains the arms relationship that successive U.S. administrations developed with the Shah of Iran between 1950 and 1979. This relationship has generally been neglected in the extant literature leading to a series of omissions and distortions in the historical record....

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge