By Erik Ching
By Erik Ching
By Glenn P. Hastedt
The 10th version updates mirror the newest headlines, supporting scholars see American coverage towards Syria, Russia, japanese Europe, China, and different international hotspots in old and geopolitical context.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth ,Jared Meyer
By Lori Cox Han
The research of the yankee presidency, either as a political establishment and the boys who've held the workplace, is likely one of the such a lot interesting and dynamic fields of research inside American executive. New instructions within the American Presidency takes a present examine a few of the matters dealing with the presidency and offers a "state of the paintings" assessment of present developments within the box of government research.
This edited quantity covers all the common issues precious to be used in an undergraduate-level presidency path or a graduate-level seminar whereas additionally bringing jointly key disciplinary debates and therapy of significant present real-world advancements. every one chapter is written with scholars in brain in order that it continues to be obtainable, attention-grabbing, and interesting and doesn't inundate readers with pedantic or jargonistic phrases. it will certainly develop into a key source to interact scholars within the intriguing debates over scholarship on presidential politics.
By Jody C. Baumgartner,Thomas F. Crumblin
By Edgar Kaskla
California is filled with myths and legends, yet its political method shouldn’t be. during this refreshingly serious take, Edgar Kaskla brings an research of power—how it's allotted, the way it is used, and to what end—to endure on California’s political approach and the various troubling matters it presently faces. ranging from the basis that California is in deep quandary politically, economically, culturally, and environmentally, Kaskla lines the state’s financial and political improvement as a technique managed via and for the elite, be they land barons, the Hollywood glitterati, or Silicon Valley execs.
Kaskla makes a speciality of what he calls development laptop politics—elites and their land use as promoters of improvement and redevelopment—to express scholars how the space among the wealthy and terrible in California keeps to widen. As minority groups bring up in dimension, because the expense of campaigning within the nation balloons, and because the state’s debt drawback mounts, the socio-economic and cultural concerns at play in California upload as much as a true possibility to democratic governance. Kaskla in actual fact outlines how all the state’s associations are prepared, but additionally indicates how they're affected—indeed distorted—by a bunch of great financial and social inequalities.
Not one to mince phrases, Kaskla is in areas irreverent, yet his textual content is punctiliously researched and good argued, by no means crossing the road into the polemical. Tables, figures, maps, and lists for extra examining aid strengthen the book’s major issues and demanding strategy, and a number of scholar and teacher ancillaries aid with research, overview, and preparation.
By Jane Helleiner
Canada and the USA proportion the world’s longest foreign border. For these dwelling within the speedy neighborhood of the Canadian facet of the border, the occasions of Sep 11 have been a turning element of their dating with their groups, their American neighbours and govt officials.
Borderline Canadianness bargains a special ethnographic method of Canadian border existence. The bills of neighborhood citizens, taken from interviews and press stories in Ontario’s Niagara quarter, exhibit how borders and daily nationalism are articulated in complicated methods throughout zone, classification, race, and gender. Jane Helleiner’s exam starts off with a spotlight at the “de-bordering” initiated via NAFTA and concludes with the “re-bordering” because of the 11th of September assaults. Her debts of border existence unearths disconnects among elite border initiatives and the worries of standard electorate in addition to differing perspectives on nationwide belonging. Helleiner has produced a piece that illuminates the complexities and inequalities of borders and nationalism in a globalized world.
By Ian Storey,Lin Cheng-yi
By Gary W. Reichard