Award-Winning Books: Political Science and Public Policy

2016 reg

Behind the Backlash

Muslim Americans after 9/11

Lori Peek

230 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 3 figs.

PB: 978-1-59213-983-5 $30.95 Oct 10
HC: 978-1-59213-982-8 $86.50 Oct 10
Ebook: 978-1-59213-984-2 $30.95 Oct 10

Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity, 2013
Midwest Sociological Society Distinguished Book Award, 2012

2250 reg

Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero

Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics

Jason Dittmer

242 pages
6 x 9
26 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0977-5 $31.95 Nov 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0976-8 $81.50 Jan 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0978-2 $31.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2013

2327 reg

Chilean New Song

The Political Power of Music, 1960s-1973

J. Patrice McSherry

254 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1152-5 $45.95 May 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1151-8 $98.50 May 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1153-2 $45.95

Cecil B. Currey Book Award, 2015

2145 reg

The City on the Hill from Below

The Crisis of Prophetic Black Politics

Stephen H. Marshall

250 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-0656-9 $30.95 Aug 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0655-2 $71.50 Jun 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0657-6 $30.95 Jun 11

American Political Science Association's Foundations of Political Theory First Book Award, 2012

1140 reg

Cultural Politics and Social Movements

Edited by Marcy Darnovsky, Barbara Epstein and Richard Flacks

384 pages
6 x 9
2 tables 10 figures

PB: 978-1-56639-323-2 $36.95 Jul 95
HC: 978-1-56639-322-5 $69.95 Jul 95
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0454-1 $36.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1996

2418 reg

The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City

Nathanael Lauster

262 pages
6 x 9
7 tables, 11 figs., 4 halftones, 6 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-1394-9 $34.95 Oct 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1393-2 $94.50 Oct 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1395-6 $34.95 Oct 16

Canadian Sociological Association's John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award, 2017

1727 reg

The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons

Elizabeth A. Hull

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
3 tables

PB: 978-1-59213-185-3 $27.95 Jan 06
HC: 978-1-59213-184-6 $71.50 Jan 06
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0441-1 $27.95

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

565 reg

Doing Comparable Worth

Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

Joan Acker

272 pages
6 x 9


Ebook: 978-1-4399-0572-2 $34.95

Jessie Bernard Prize of the American Sociological Association for Life Achievement, 1989

1914 reg

Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling

Lessons from the Inside

Scott H Decker and Margaret Townsend

224 pages
5.5 x 8.25
13 tables 2 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-643-8 $28.95 Jan 08
HC: 978-1-59213-642-1 $76.50 Jan 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-644-5 $28.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

937 reg

El Salvador in the Eighties

Counterinsurgency and Revolution

256 pages
5.5 x 8.25
22 tables, 1 figs., 1 maps

PB: 978-1-56639-432-1 $27.95 Jun 96
HC: 978-1-56639-431-4 $78.50 Jun 96

Casa de las Amèricas Prize for the Spanish Edition, 1990

2048 reg

The Ethics of Care

A Feminist Approach to Human Security

Fiona Robinson

200 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-4399-0066-6 $27.95 Sep 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0065-9 $76.50 Sep 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0067-3 $27.95 Sep 11

J. Ann Tickner Book Prize from the International Studies Association, 2014

1558 reg

Extradition, Politics, and Human Rights

Christopher H. Pyle

456 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-1-56639-823-7 $51.95 Jan 01
HC: 978-1-56639-822-0 $89.50 Jan 01

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2002

1351 reg

From Identity to Politics

The Lesbian and Gay Movements in the United States

Craig A. Rimmerman

256 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 2 figs.

PB: 978-1-56639-905-0 $32.95 Nov 01

Finalist for the Lambda Literary Foundation's 15th Annual Lambda Literary Award in Biography, 2003

1680 reg

Hegemony

The New Shape of Global Power

John Agnew

296 pages
6 x 9
10 tables, 4 figs., 9 halftones, 3 maps

PB: 978-1-59213-153-2 $39.95 Apr 05
HC: 978-1-59213-152-5 $76.50 Apr 05
Ebook: 978-1-59213-767-1 $39.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2005

2222 reg

The International Monetary Fund and Latin America

The Argentine Puzzle in Context

Claudia Kedar

264 pages
6 x 9
2 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0910-2 $
HC: 978-1-4399-0909-6 $76.50 Jan 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0911-9 $76.50

Honorable Mention, Luciano Tomassini Latin American International Relations Book Award Committee of the Latin American Studies Association, 2014

1505 reg

Language Policy and Identity Politics in the United States

Ronald Schmidt Sr.

296 pages
6 x 9
14 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-755-1 $36.95 Apr 00
HC: 978-1-56639-754-4 $75.50 Apr 00
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0609-5 $36.95 Apr 00

"Best Book Award" from the American Political Science Association Section on Race, Ethnicity and Politics for the category of "Public Policies, Legal and Social Analysis of Racial and Ethnic Politics", 2001

891 reg

Latinos and the U.S. Political System

Two-Tiered Pluralism

Rodney E. Hero

256 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-0-87722-910-0 $34.95 Jan 92
HC: 978-0-87722-909-4 $69.95 Jan 92
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0443-5 $34.95

Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science Association, 1993

1473 reg

The Making of Asian America through Political Participation

Pei-te Lien

312 pages
6 x 9
21 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-895-4 $32.95 Sep 01
HC: 978-1-56639-894-7 $86.50 Sep 01
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0543-2 $32.95 Sep 01

Best Book published in the areas of Political Participation, Voting, Elections, and Political Behavior in Racial/Ethnic Politics by the Organized Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics of the American Political Science Association, 2002

2339 reg

Movements in Times of Democratic Transition

Edited by Bert Klandermans and Cornelis van Stralen

390 pages
6 x 9
34 tables, 16 figs.

PB: 978-1-4399-1181-5 $35.95 Jan 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1180-8 $95.50 Jan 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1182-2 $35.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2015

1065 reg

New Social Movements

From Ideology to Identity

edited by Enrique Laraña, Hank Johnston and Joseph R. Gusfield

368 pages
6 x 9
3 tables, 1 figs.

PB: 978-1-56639-187-0 $37.95 Aug 94
HC: 978-1-56639-186-3 $81.50 Aug 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0141-0 $37.95 Aug 94

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

1210 reg

Nuclear Power and Social Power

Rick Eckstein

208 pages
5.5 x 8.25
1 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-486-4 $32.95 Nov 96
HC: 978-1-56639-485-7 $83.50 Nov 96

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1997

2459 reg

On the Stump

Campaign Oratory and Democracy in the United States, Britain, and Australia

Sean Scalmer

232 pages
6 x 9
8 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1504-2 $27.95 Sep 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1503-5 $89.50 Sep 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1505-9 $27.95 Sep 17

New South Wales Premier's History Award in General History, 2018

1142 reg

Politics and the Class Divide

Working People and the Middle Class Left

David Croteau

320 pages
6 x 9
4 tables, 3 figs.

PB: 978-1-56639-255-6 $36.95 Dec 94
HC: 978-1-56639-254-9 $84.50 Dec 94

Finalist for Transformational Politics Book Award, American Political Science Association, 1996

889 reg

The Politics of Diversity

Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, California

John Horton

296 pages
6 x 9
13 tables, 19 halftones, 3 maps

PB: 978-1-56639-328-7 $30.95 Jul 95
HC: 978-1-56639-327-0 $69.95 Jul 95
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0642-2 $32.95

Robert E. Park Award, Community and Urban Section of the American Sociological Association, 1996

2101 reg

Race Appeal

How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns

Charlton D McIlwain, and Stephen M. Caliendo

272 pages
6 x 9
38 tables, 23 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0276-9 $29.95 Feb 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0275-2 $81.50 Feb 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0277-6 $29.95 Feb 11

Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science Association, 2012
Selected as “‘The Best of the Best’ from the University Presses” Books For Public and High School Libraries” for the ALA Annual Conference, 2012

2119 reg

Rude Democracy

Civility and Incivility in American Politics

Susan Herbst

216 pages
5.5 x 8.25
4 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0336-0 $
HC: 978-1-4399-0335-3 $26.95 Aug 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0337-7 $26.95 Aug 10

Doris Graber Award, American Political Science Association, 2013
Association of American University Presses Book Jacket Award, 2011

1458 reg

Seeking Community in a Global City

Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles

Nora Hamilton and Norma Stoltz Chinchilla

304 pages
6 x 9
12 tables, 2 figs., 22 halftones, 5 maps

PB: 978-1-56639-868-8 $29.95 Jun 01
HC: 978-1-56639-867-1 $81.50 Jun 01

Best book published in the area of Race/Ethnicity and Foreign Policy/Globalization given by the section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics of the American Political Science Association, 2002

2378 reg

Shaming the Constitution

The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation

Michael L. Perlin and Heather Ellis Cucolo

324 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1292-8 $37.95 Feb 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1291-1 $94.50 Feb 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1293-5 $37.95 Feb 17

Heather Cucolo, recipient of the 2018 New York Law School Otto L. Walter Distinguished Writing Award

2371 reg

The Struggling State

Nationalism, Mass Militarization, and the Education of Eritrea

Jennifer Riggan

258 pages
6 x 9


HC: 978-1-4399-1270-6 $70.50 Jan 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1272-0 $36.00 Jan 16

Honorable Mention for the 2018 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award from The Comparative and International Education Society

2376 reg

Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants

Race, Gender, and Immigration Politics in the Age of Security

Anna Sampaio

236 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 1 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1286-7 $30.95 Sep 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1285-0 $76.50 Sep 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1287-4 $30.95 Sep 15

American Political Science Association's Latino Politics Best Book Prize, 2016

There goes the hood web

There Goes the 'Hood

Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up

Lance Freeman

248 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-437-3 $31.95 Jun 06
HC: 978-1-59213-436-6 $81.50 Jun 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-438-0 $31.95

Winner of the Urban Affairs Association Best Book Award, 2007

2370 reg

Undocumented Fears

Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Jamie Longazel

226 pages
6 x 9
1 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1268-3 $28.95 Feb 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1267-6 $89.50 Feb 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1269-0 $28.95 Feb 16

North Central Sociological Association's scholarly achievement awards, 2017

825 reg

Who Cares for the Elderly?

Public Policy and the Experiences of Adult Daughters

Emily K. Abel

248 pages
6 x 9


HC: 978-0-87722-814-1 $65.50 Apr 91

Distinguished Contribution to Qualitative Gerontology, American Sociological Association, 1994

1671 reg

Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability

Paul K. Longmore

288 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-024-5 $31.95 Apr 03
HC: 978-1-59213-023-8 $86.50 Apr 03
Ebook: 978-1-59213-775-6 $31.95 Apr 03

Honorable Mention in the category of Disability Rights, Gustavus Myers Book Award, 2004
Paul Longmore was selected by the American Association of People with Disabilities to receive The Henry B. Betts Award, 2004