Detailed assessment of the People's Republic of China as an alternative mode of political system and as a distinctive model of socioeconomic development.
Examines how the new wave of Generation Y public service employees are affecting the dynamics of continuity and change in public management ethics.
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 focus on how representations of technology affect our ability to understand and control it.
Traces the Trump administration's surprising support for LGBTI human rights abroad to Trump's indifference and the cynicism and political interests of Christian conservative elites.
Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.
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.
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.
First study of Harold D. Smith, FDR’s budget director from 1939 to 1945.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Argues that concern with the nation and national community will be a key factor in redefining twenty-first-century politics.
Argues that impeachment may no longer be an effective check on overreach by American presidents.
Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.
Examines China’s involvement in Ethiopia as the latter embarks on modernization and economic development.
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.
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.
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.
Illustrates how the notion of an ecological society remains a decisively political question.
Examines why some politicians take the drastic step of becoming a carpetbagger and how that shapes their campaigns and chances for victory.
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.
Shows how Japan’s immigration policy is shaped by the nature of Japan’s economy and elite debates about the country’s national identity.
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.
Introduction to American politics and government, intended for students of political science. Provides a critical examination of both political institutions and political behavior.
Studies the impact of lobbying efforts by domestic ethnic groups and foreign governments on US policymaking.
Explores the current and future trajectories of the paradigm of postsocialism.
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.
A multidimensional approach captures the complexities of African American racial identity.
Examines how Diasporic Black women engage in politics.
Traces the US Supreme Court’s effect on federal government growth from the founding era forward.
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 the continuing ethnic diversification of black America and its impact on black political empowerment.
Highlights the continuing social unrest and public protest occurring in South Africa’s poorest districts.
Examines the egalitarian, creative, and inclusive practice of radical democracy in contemporary Venezuela.
An in-depth account of the ideology driving Israel's religious Zionist settler movements since the 1970s.
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.
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 causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the US Supreme Court.
Explores the role of rhetoric and the racial classification of Asian American immigrants in the early twentieth century.
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.
Provides answers to one of the enduring paradoxes of mass social change.
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.
Offers a novel exploration of the relationship between religion and the state in Israel.
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.
An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.
The first comprehensive examination of the debate between Leo Strauss and Alexandre Kojève on the subject of philosophy and tyranny.
The first study of Strauss’s confrontation with modern science and its methods.
Explores why authoritarian regimes bother to hold elections.
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.
Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.
Demonstrates how local political parties have retained a role of critical importance in American politics.
In-depth examination of a rarely studied article of the United States Constitution.
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
Detailed examination of the territorial and governance dimensions of contemporary welfare reforms in the United States and Europe.
Groundbreaking study demonstrating how Japan's leaders play an important role in diplomacy.
Illuminates how local board systems operate and the motivations and experiences of their members.
A sweeping study of political murder in Latin America.
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.
A fresh reading of Oakeshott’s contributions to the ongoing conversation of modern political thought.
New edition of the provocative history of the tenuous relationship between the scientific study of politics and the real world of American democracy.
Chronicles JFK’s growing confidence and ambition while a member of the US Senate.
Investigates how leaders’ personalities shape important foreign policy shifts.
Examines and measures the extent to which statutory language affects judicial behavior.
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 the origins, spread, and effectiveness of the initiative.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Demonstrates how activists and others use art and popular culture to strive for a more democratic future.
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.
Exposes how ex-gay and post-abortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.
Explores how indigenous nationhood has emerged and been maintained in the face of aggressive efforts to assimilate Native peoples.
Expanded new edition of an important study of the protracted violence in Colombia.
Chronicles changes in American political party behavior between 1996 and 2008.
Examines the politics of civil society in modern Lebanon.