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  1. The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Obama Doctrine

    Legacy and Continuity in US Foreign Policy

    Edited by Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    In 2009, President Barack Obama was inaugurated under the highest of expectations and hailed as a dynamic and effective statesperson who would reverse the controversial extremes that had characterised the George W. Bush era. Obama’s first term, however, was subject to intense criticism; not only...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of...

    To Be Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Citizen’s Guide to Presidential Nominations

    The Competition for Leadership

    By Wayne Steger

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    Presidential nominations in the United States can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative. Even informed citizens might be tempted to tune them out. Yet understanding the process, one distinct to American politics, is crucial for civic participation. If presidential...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Development of the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Ellis

    A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding beyond the current...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Partisan Presidency

    From Reagan to Obama

    By Richard Skinner

    Since the 1980s the American chief executive has shifted from a paradigm of the "modern presidency" to the "partisan presidency," argues Richard Skinner. This timely and engaging account of how the president relates to political parties helps us understand how contemporary presidents have polarized...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Clinton, New Terrorism and the Origins of the War on Terror

    By Chin-Kuei Tsui

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Following the tragedy of September 11, 2001, there has been considerable research on U.S. post-9/11 foreign and security policies. Within this literature, a frequent assumption is that the war and its accompanying discourse originated largely with the George W. Bush Administration and that there...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Presidential Decision-making & Risk after the Cold war

    The Emergence of Foreign Policy crises

    By Trenta Luca

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The book aims at gauging whether the nature of US foreign policy decision-making has changed - after the Cold War – as radically as a large body of literature seems to suggest. It aims at evaluating the assessment that the Cold War world represented a certain, clear and secure world that had...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

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