Examines how state courts change public policy through an analysis of their influence on state education finance reform.
Applies a variety of scholarly approaches to analyze the long-term impact of President Obama as a leader and policymaker.
The first history of the US Travel Bureau, which set the precedent for federal involvement in promoting tourism and travel, an activity which continues today.
Introduction to American politics and government, intended for students of political science. Provides a critical examination of both political institutions and political behavior.
Recounts the forgotten but important work of Wayne Coy, the Office for Emergency Management's Liaison Officer, during the early years of World War II.
Traces the US Supreme Court’s effect on federal government growth from the founding era forward.
Examines the ways in which austerity policies are transforming US cities.
Analyzes long-term interest group/party alliances, with a focus on the part played by federal advisory committees.
Examines the causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the US Supreme Court.
Examines city politics and policy, federalism, and democracy in the United States.
Presents evidence that the expansion of welfare privatization makes it harder for people to move out of poverty in large numbers.
New edition of the provocative history of the tenuous relationship between the scientific study of politics and the real world of American democracy.
In-depth examination of a rarely studied article of the United States Constitution.
Examines and measures the extent to which statutory language affects judicial behavior.
Innovative examination of the tensions between universal and more uniquely American definitions of cherished rights.
Engaging and accessible account of the war that helped forge the American nation.
Provides detailed information and an analysis of interstate relations, and advances recommendations to improve the economic and political union.
A detailed study of political gridlock in Congress, offering an alternative perspective for evaluating its persistence and charting a course for change.
Study of Thomas Jefferson’s legacy in public administration.
Examines major challenges to the Fist Amendment and focuses on the extremely important paradigm shift of freedom of expression in the post-9/11 era.
Collection of quotations and judicial opinions of federal appellate judge Richard A. Posner
Engaging case studies on the impact of state sovereign immunity on both plaintiffs and states.
Traces the development of the American federal system of government, focusing principally on the shifting balance of powers between the national government and the states.
Studies how state-level public executives and managers in Tennessee decide and implement policy.
Argues for greater congressional oversight of state taxation of interstate commerce.
In-depth analysis of the representational styles of several members of Congress from New York State.
Argues in favor of viewing justice as a political contest that everyone has a stake in.
Examines the role of the U. S. Supreme Court in settling disputes between states.
Explores the contradictions between the American ideal of equality and the realities of public policy.
Explores the interaction between the presidency and the U. S. Supreme Court.
A guide for appointed officials in American government.
A new, substantially updated, and expanded version of a classic work on how to evaluate public policy published over a decade ago.
Provides a multivariate analysis of presidential-congressional interaction.
Utilizing surveys, reports, and interviews, looks at the states to see how campaign finance reforms have worked out in fact, after organizations have had a chance to adapt to them.