Inauguration 2021

In honor of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States and Kamala Harris as vice president take 30% off these select titles as well as titles on our Political Science and Public Policy, Race and Ethnicity, and Women's Studies lists using TPOTUS21 through February 1, 2021 (also applies to ebooks).

Abuse of Power

An argument that domestic surveillance erodes civil liberties and fails to protect the country

Bernie Sanders and the Boundaries of Reform

A reissued edition of a significant case study of the achievements and failures of Bernard Sanders’ radical administration in 1980s Burlington, VT

Choices and Changes

The most comprehensive book about interest groups in recent American politics

Civic Talk

Exploring how the simple act of talking about politics and current events with friends, colleagues, and relatives causes us to become more civically active

Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

Now in Paperback—the opinions—and evolution—of Michael Smerconish, the provocative radio/TV host and political pundit

The Collision of Political and Legal Time

Explores the dynamic institutional relationship that historically exists between the President and the Supreme Court

Democratic Theorizing from the Margins

A clear account of the lessons and theories of democratic culture

Ending Poverty as We Know It

Why every American should have the right to a job at a living wage

The Evangelical Crackup?

Explaining evangelicalism’s relationship to the party system

Furthering Fair Housing

Analyzing federal policy to advance racial equity in housing and neighborhoods

The Gendered Executive

Examining national executives through the lens of identity, representation, and power

Getting Paid While Taking Time

Analyzing family leave policy in the United States—from the role of the women’s movement in the passage of paid leave to policymaking at the state level

Good Reasons to Run

How and why women run for office Read a blog entry by the editors

The Great Migration and the Democratic Party

Examining the political impact of Black migration on politics in three northern cities from 1915 to 1965

Healing Our Divided Society

Examining inequality in America fifty years after the Kerner Report

Navigating Gendered Terrain

Explores how candidates and campaign professionals navigate the gendered terrain of political campaigns

Perceptions of a Polarized Court

Is the Supreme Court immune to the stain of polarization?

Rude Democracy

A look at how civility and incivility are strategic weapons on the state of American democracy, now with a new Preface for 2020

We Decide!

Argues that democratic theory and practice needs to shift its focus from elections and representation to sharing power and property in government and the economy

Why Veterans Run

Why more than half of American presidential candidates have been military veterans—and why it matters

Women's Empowerment and Disempowerment in Brazil

What the rise and fall of Brazil’s first and only female president can teach us about women’s empowerment