Examines how the new wave of Generation Y public service employees are affecting the dynamics of continuity and change in public management ethics.
First study of Harold D. Smith, FDR’s budget director from 1939 to 1945.
Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.
Looking at Japan, traces crisis narratives across three decades and ten policy fields, with the aim of disentangling discursively manufactured crises from actual policy failures.
Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.
Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.
Describes the profound social impact of the overthrow of the Thai absolute monarchy in 1932, and explains the importance of democracy in a country long known for authoritarian politics.
Analyzes Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since post-Ottoman nation-building through recent peace attempts, from a novel perspective highlighting the dilemmas of the Turk majority and reshaping our understanding of ethnic conflicts, and offers solutions for a sustainable peace.
Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.
Analyzes the effects of new technologies on human rights, with a particular focuse on how representations of technology affect our ability to understand and control it.
Examines how race-neutral programs and policies harm, rather than improve, the lives of blacks in the United States.
Offers a cosmopolitan account of war that blends sharp inquiry into interspecies politics with original poetry on animals, loss, and war.
A close examination of the complexity inherent in Michael Jackson's ambiguous racial identity.
Argues for refocusing attention on publicness and the critical exploration of underlying assumptions that are foundational to the study and practice of public affairs.
Confronts the ethical challenges of warfare carried out by artificial intelligence.
Shows how Israeli Communists developed a distinctive national identity outside the boundaries of Zionism.
Presents a new way of thinking about fundamental political concepts such as freedom, justice, and the common good.
Applies a variety of scholarly approaches to analyze the long-term impact of President Obama as a leader and policymaker.
Assesses the place of non-military national service in Israeli politics and society.
Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.
Argues that concern with the nation and national community will be a key factor in redefining twenty-first-century politics.
Examines China’s involvement in Ethiopia as the latter embarks on modernization and economic development.
Explores the civic activism of the Palestinian minority in Israel for a better understanding of the relationship between civic activism and democratization in ethnic states.
Argues that impeachment may no longer be an effective check on overreach by American presidents.
Reflects on the legacy and limits of suffrage in New York State as a way to understand present-day issues with women's social and political rights, as well proposes ideas for future progress.
Inspiring collection narrating how peace activists found their calling and why the world still needs peace activism.
Juxtaposes Antonio Gramsci’s work and critical race theory to offer a new understanding of tactics as a transformative practice.
Expert advice on how any citizen can fight government fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption.
The first detailed examination of African Americans and First Amendment rights, from the colonial era to the present.
Compares the political activities of African Americans who settled in Ghana in the 1950s and 1960s with those who settled in the 1980s to the present.
Examines why some politicians take the drastic step of becoming a carpetbagger and how that shapes their campaigns and chances for victory.
Shows how Japan’s immigration policy is shaped by the nature of Japan’s economy and elite debates about the country’s national identity.
Illustrates how the notion of an ecological society remains a decisively political question.
A study of John Marshall's political thought with special emphasis on his views of constitutional legitimacy, sovereignty, citizenship, and national identity.
Illuminates transgender activists' successful strategies to organize for social and political change in the US.
Introduction to American politics and government, intended for students of political science. Provides a critical examination of both political institutions and political behavior.
A multidimensional approach captures the complexities of African American racial identity.
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.
Examines how Diasporic Black women engage in politics.
Traces the genealogy of the Western philosophic concept of the civil state, how that concept was assimilated into Egyptian political thought, and how it affected the 2013 coup against President Mursi.
Studies the impact of lobbying efforts by domestic ethnic groups and foreign governments on US policymaking.
Traces the US Supreme Court’s effect on federal government growth from the founding era forward.
Examines how NATO has adapted and endured after the end of the Cold War, transforming itself to deal with a host of new security challenges.
Examines the egalitarian, creative, and inclusive practice of radical democracy in contemporary Venezuela.
Examines why some democratic innovations succeed while others fail, using Venezuela, Ecuador, and Chile as case studies.
Blends academic and activist perspectives to explore recent emancipatory struggles to win and transform state power.
An in-depth account of the ideology driving Israel's religious Zionist settler movements since the 1970s.
Offers a complete empirical account of US government programs, policies, and interventions outside the United States on behalf of the human rights of LGBTQ people.
Highlights the continuing social unrest and public protest occurring in South Africa’s poorest districts.
Examines the continuing ethnic diversification of black America and its impact on black political empowerment.
Examines the causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the US Supreme Court.
Combines history and biography to interpret the last half century of black politics in America as represented in the life and work of a pivotal African American public intellectual.
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
Explores why authoritarian regimes bother to hold elections.
An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.
The first study of Strauss’s confrontation with modern science and its methods.
Shines a light on the dark corners of New York’s legislature and points the way to much-needed reform.
Indicates how the rightward shift in the ideology of House Republicans has been mistaken for a broader "polarization" of both parties as well as voters.
Offers a more democratic way to think about families, politics, and public life.
Examines the significant gaps between what New York State’s constitution says and how the state is actually governed and offers ideas for reform.
Demonstrates how local political parties have retained a role of critical importance in American politics.
Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.
A sweeping study of political murder in Latin America.
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
Illuminates how local board systems operate and the motivations and experiences of their members.
New edition of the provocative history of the tenuous relationship between the scientific study of politics and the real world of American democracy.
Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.
Detailed examination of the territorial and governance dimensions of contemporary welfare reforms in the United States and Europe.
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
Groundbreaking study demonstrating how Japan's leaders play an important role in diplomacy.
A fresh reading of Oakeshott’s contributions to the ongoing conversation of modern political thought.
In-depth examination of a rarely studied article of the United States Constitution.
Chronicles JFK’s growing confidence and ambition while a member of the US Senate.
Investigates how leaders’ personalities shape important foreign policy shifts.
Examines the origins, spread, and effectiveness of the initiative.
Critical analysis of Plan Colombia, a multibillion dollar US counternarcotics initiative.
Explores how political activism, art, and popular culture challenge the discrimination and injustice faced by “illegal” and displaced peoples.
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.
Inspiring oral history of the impact of cultural and educational exchange between South Africa and the United States during apartheid.
A compelling intellectual and political study of a leading post–civil rights era African American political theorist and strategist.
Seeks to understand and explain the behavior of party elites during the 2008 Democratic Party presidential race.
Develops an alternative framework for describing and explaining African American politics and the American political system and applies it to a number of case studies.
Seeks to explain the causes of ambiguously worded state legislation.
In-depth study of the recall, the most important popular device allowing voters to remove unresponsive elected officials from office.
Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.
Applies complexity science to the study of international politics.
Demonstrates how activists and others use art and popular culture to strive for a more democratic future.
Chronicles changes in American political party behavior between 1996 and 2008.
Examines how the president balances the competing demands of leading his political party and leading the nation.
Offers an analysis of the political economy of care in order to explain how lesbian and gay citizens in Europe benefit from equality more than those in the United States.
Expanded new edition of an important study of the protracted violence in Colombia.
Examines how US cities have adopted the tactics of public relations and marketing firms to “brand” themselves.
Examines the politics of civil society in modern Lebanon.
Explores how indigenous nationhood has emerged and been maintained in the face of aggressive efforts to assimilate Native peoples.
Examines intergovernmental efforts within the United States to manage the nation's water supply.
Examines existing models of political party transformation and tests them using data from fifteen European countries.
Comprehensive examination of legislative term limits and how they have changed the American political system.
Humorous and witty recollections of the author's journey from insecure graduate student to noted activist/scholar.
Examines the little-explored topic of relations between state governments and their respective local governments.