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Principal publications

Books

  • After Obama: Renewing American Leadership, Restoring Global Order (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016)
  • Barack Obama's Post-American Foreign Policy: The Limits of Engagement (London: Bloomsbury, 2012)
  • (with Timothy J. Lynch) After Bush: The Case for Continuity in American Foreign Policy (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008)
  • (Co-editor) The Bush Doctrine and the War on Terrorism: Global Responses, Global Consequences (London: Routledge, 2006)
  • (Editor) Governing America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003)
  • (Editor) American Politics and Society Today (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002)
  • American Government and Politics: A Concise Introduction (London: Sage, 2003)

  • Contemporary American Politics: Issues and Controversies (London: Sage, 2003)

  • The Congressional Black Caucus: Racial Politics in the United States Congress (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998)

  • The Farrakhan Phenomenon: Race, Reaction and the Paranoid Style in American Politics (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1997)

 

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

  • 'The Obama Era: Retrenchment and the Challenge of a “Post-American” World, 2009-2017 ' in Christopher Dietrich (ed.), A Companion to US Foreign Policy (New York: Wiley, forthcoming, 2018)
  • 'The US and Russia: an exceptional power relationship?', chapter 3 in Donette Murray & David Brown (eds.), Power Relations in the Twenty-First Century: Mapping a Multipolar World (London: Routledge, 2017), pp. 51-72
  • '"I, The People": A Deflationary Interpretation of Populism, Trump and the United States Constitution,' Economy and Society 46 (1) 2017, pp. 20-42
  • 'Neoconservatism in the Age of Obama,' chapter three in Inderjeet Parmar, Linda B. Miller & Mark Ledwidge (eds.), Obama and the World (London: Routledge, 2014), pp. 29-40
  • 'The Bush Doctrine', entry in Joel Krieger (ed.), The Oxford Companion to International Relations (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013)
  • 'The War on Terror', 'Barack Obama', and 'Anti-Americanism', entries in Timothy J. Lynch (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopaedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012)
  • 'America: The Eagle Untamed', ch 1 in David Smith & Donette Murray (eds.), Multipolarity in the 21st Century: A New World Order (London: Routledge, 2012), pp. 17-47

  • 'Continuity and Change in Obama's Foreign Policy', ch 12 in Bert Rockman, Andrew Rudalevige and Colin Campbell (eds.), The Obama Presidency: Appraisals and Prospects (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2012), pp. 268-94

  • 'George W. Bush and the US Congress', ch 2 in Jon Herbert & Andrew Wroe (eds.), Assessing the Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms? (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009), pp. 13-28

  • 'Foreign Policy', in Philip Davies, Dilys Hill, Andrew Rudalevige, George C. Edwards III, Jenel Virden, and Robert Singh, 'The Obama Administration: what can social science offer?', 21st Century Society (Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences), 4 (3) 319-45, November 2009, pp. 337-41

  • 'In Defence of a Concert of Liberal Democracies', The Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International  Relations 10 (1) Winter/Spring 2009, pp. 19-29

  • 'Neo-conservatism: Theory and Practice', ch 3 in Inderjeet Parmar, Linda B. Miller and Mark Ledwidge (eds.) New Directions in US Foreign Policy (London: Routledge, 2009), pp. 32-47

  • 'The Exceptional Empire: Why the United States Will Not Decline - Again', International Politics 45 (5) 2008, pp. 571-93

  • 'United Kingdom', in David Levinson and Karen Christensen (eds.), Global Perspectives on the United States: a nation by nation survey volume 2 (Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2007), pp.652-58

  • ‘Guns, Capital Punishment and Anti-Americanism’, ch 4 in Brendon O’Connor (ed.), Anti-Americanism: History, Causes and Themes, Volume 1: Causes and Sources (Oxford: Greenwood World Publishing, 2007), pp. 59-84

  • ‘Anti-Americanism in the United Kingdom’, ch 9 in Brendon O’Connor (ed.), Anti-Americanism: History, Causes and Themes, Volume 3: Comparative Perspectives (Oxford: Greenwood World Publishing, 2007), pp. 183-212

  • ‘The Bush Doctrine and Anti-Americanism’, ch 4 in Brendon O’Connor & Martin Griffiths (eds.), Anti-Americanism: History, Causes and Themes, Volume 4: Blame It on Bush? (Oxford: Greenwood World Publishing, 2007), pp. 67-79

  • ‘Introduction’, ch 1 in Mary Buckley and Robert Singh (eds.), The Bush Doctrine and the War on Terrorism: Global Consequences, Global Responses (London: Routledge, 2006), pp. 1-11

  • ‘The Bush Doctrine’, ch 2 in Mary Buckley and Robert Singh (eds.), The Bush Doctrine and the War on Terrorism: Global Consequences, Global Responses (London: Routledge, 2006), pp. 12-31

  • ‘The Bush Administration and the Middle East’, ch 5 in Iwan Morgan and Philip Davies (eds.), Right On? Political Change and Continuity in George W. Bush’s America (Institute for the Study of the Americas Press, 2006), pp. 92-110

  • ‘Are We All Americans Now? Explaining Anti-Americanisms’, ch 2 in Brendon O’Connor and Martin Griffiths (eds.) The Rise of Anti-Americanism (London: Routledge, 2005), pp. 25-47

  • 'Iraq and US National Security Strategy After 9/11', Imagining Iraq, Social Science Research Council, New York, 2003 (http://conconflicts.ssrc.org/iraq/singh/pf/)

  • 'The Superpower Response: the USA', ch 4 in Rick Fawn and Mary Buckley (eds.), Global Responses to Terrorism: 9/11, Afghanistan and Beyond (London: Routledge, 2003), pp. 72-88

  • 'Gun Control', ch 19 in Robert Singh (ed.) Governing America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy (Oxford: OUP, 2003), pp. 359-74

  • 'Capital Punishment', ch 20 in Robert Singh (ed.) Governing America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy (Oxford: OUP, 2003), pp. 375-90

  • 'American Perceptions', ch 4 in Mary Buckley and Sally Cummins (eds.), Kosovo: Perceptions of War and Its Aftermath (London: Continuum Books, 2002), pp. 61-77

  • 'The Politics and Policy of Law and Order', ch 12 in Gillian Peele, Chris Bailey, Bruce Cain and B. Guy Peters (eds.), Developments in American Politics 4 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2002), pp. 181-201

  • 'The Elections of 2000', ch 2 in Robert Singh (ed.) American Politics and Society Today (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002), pp. 29-55

  • 'Subverting American Values? The Simpsons, South Park and the Cartoon Culture War', ch 10 in Robert Singh (ed.) American Politics and Society Today (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002), pp. 206-229

  • 'Teaching American Politics', Politics 21 (2) May 2001, pp. 153-59

  • 'Capital Punishment in the United States: A New Abolitionism?', Political Quarterly 71 (3) 2000, pp. 341-351

  • 'Death Penalty Politics in America', Talking Politics 12 (3) 2000, pp. 409-413

  • 'Gun Politics in America: Continuity and Change', Parliamentary Affairs 52 (1) 1999, pp. 1-18

  • 'Gun Politics in the USA and UK', Talking Politics 12 (1) 1999, pp. 248-53.

  • 'Taking Care of Business: The Politics of Executive Pay in the United Kingdom', Contemporary British History 11 (4) 1997, pp. 1-21 (co-authored with Martin Conyon)

  • 'Gun Control in America', The Political Quarterly 69 (3) 1997, pp. 288-296

  • 'The Rise and Fall of Legislative Service Organisations in the United States Congress', The Journal of Legislative Studies 2 (2) 1996, pp. 79-102

  • 'The Congressional Black Caucus in the United States Congress, 1971-1990', Parliaments, Estates and Representation 14 (1) 1993, pp. 65-91

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