Award-Winning Books: Political Science and Public Policy

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

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

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

937 reg

El Salvador in the Eighties

Counterinsurgency and Revolution

256 pages
5.5 x 8.25


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

Casa de las Amèricas Prize for the Spanish Edition, 1990

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

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

1065 reg

New Social Movements

From Ideology to Identity

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

368 pages
6 x 9


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

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

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

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

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