National Conference of Black Political Scientists | March 10-13, 2021

Temple University Press offers a well-established list in the politics of social change as well as several exciting, cutting-edge new book series. Editor-in-Chief Aaron Javsicas seeks proposals for new projects in a number of areas including African American politics, women and politics, urban politics, environmental politics and policy, and religion and politics.   

The Press is especially excited to announce our new book series Intersectionality, edited by Julia Jordan-Zachery, Celeste Montoya, and Anna Sampaio. This series will publish timely and dynamic new research on intersectional politics in the social sciences, drawing from its complex origins in articulations of identity and power as well as applications of intersectionality as methodology and as an analytical tool. 

For more information on publishing your book, please join Temple University Press for the NCOBPS session: A Guide to Publishing Journal Articles and Books on March 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM ET.

If you would like to schedule a time to discuss your book proposal, please contact Aaron Javsicas (

View all our Political Science titles. Take 30% off your print and ebook order by entering TUBPS21 at checkout  •  sale ends April 30, 2021


African American Perspectives on Political Science

African American political scientists speak out about their discipline, academic issues and racism in the profession.

The City on the Hill from Below

A compelling conversation between African American political intellectuals and the canon of western political philosophy

The End of White World Supremacy

How the marginalization of African Americans turned into a social phenomenon for the nation and world

Furthering Fair Housing

Analyzing federal policy to advance racial equity in housing and neighborhoods

The Great Migration and the Democratic Party

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

Latino Mayors

The first book to examine the rise of Latino mayors in the United States

The Machinery of Whiteness

An extensive critique of the structures of whiteness and how they produce racism in the United States

Mayors and Schools

Does mayoral control lead to better urban schools?

Race Appeal

Why, when, and how often candidates use race appeals, and how the electorate responds

Women Take Their Place in State Legislatures

Investigating the opportunities, resources, and frames that women utilize to create legislative caucuses

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