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  1. Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America

    Edited by Mark Ledwidge, Kevern Verney, Inderjeet Parmar

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    The 2008 presidential election was celebrated around the world as a seminal moment in U.S. political and racial history. White liberals and other progressives framed the election through the prism of change, while previously acknowledged demographic changes were hastily heralded as the dawn of a "...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Grand Strategy and the Presidency

    Foreign Policy, War and the American Role in the World

    By C. Dale Walton

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book examines the role and importance of the Presidency in the formulation and conduct of US grand strategy. The text discusses US strategic history, with particular emphasis on the period from the end of the Cold War to the present day. While the United States periodically has enjoyed...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Harry S. Truman

    The Coming of the Cold War

    By Nicole L. Anslover

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Harry S. Truman presided over one of the most challenging times in American history—the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. Thrust into the presidency after Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office, Truman oversaw the transition to a new, post-war world in which the United States wielded...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Campaigning for President 2012

    Strategy and Tactics, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dennis W. Johnson

    In this important and timely volume, Dennis W. Johnson has assembled an outstanding team of political scientists and political professionals to examine one of the fiercest and most closely fought presidential elections of our time. Like its predecessor on the 2008 race, Campaigning for President...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Race and the Politics of the Exception

    Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy

    By Utz McKnight

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The American Elections of 2012

    Edited by Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Steven E. Schier

    The 2012 American elections were highly competitive, with the unusually close partisan balance making the elections an opportunity for each of the two major parties. This book assembles leading political scientists and political journalists to explain the 2012 election results and their...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. "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

  8. Presidential Documents

    Words that Shaped a Nation from Washington to Obama, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. McInerney, Fred L. Israel

    In this lively, authoritative collection, Thomas J. McInerney presents famous and lesser-known speeches, letters, and other important documents from every U.S. president from George Washington to Barack Obama. Whether printed in full or excerpted, these history-making documents are an invaluable...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Race, and Barack Obama's New Democratic Pluralism

    Edited by Gastón Espinosa

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Contrary to popular claims, religion played a critical role in Barack Obama’s 2008 election as president of the United States. Religion, race, and gender entered the national and electoral dialogue in an unprecedented manner. What stood out most in the 2008 presidential campaign was not that...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge