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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.

Also of interest: COMMONWEALTH: A Journal of Pennsylvania Politics and Policy 

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



 

Are All Politics Nationalized?

Evidence from the 2020 Campaigns in Pennsylvania

Edited by Stephen K. Medvic, Matthew M. Schousen, and Berwood A. Yost

Do local concerns still play a significant role in campaigns up and down the ballot?

258 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables, 6 figures, 5 halftones

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Blue-State Republican

How Larry Hogan Won Where Republicans Lose and Lessons for a Future GOP

Mileah K. Kromer

What the story of Maryland's two-term Republican governor can teach us about winning elections

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables

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The Civil Rights Lobby

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Second Reconstruction

Shamira Gelbman

Investigates how minority group, labor, religious, and other organizations worked together to lobby for civil rights reform during the 1950s and ’60s

220 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 4 figures

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An Epidemic among My People

Religion, Politics, and COVID-19 in the United States

Edited by Paul A. Djupe and Amanda Friesen

Did religion make the pandemic worse or help keep it contained?

322 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 38 figures, 1 map

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If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress

Black Politics in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia

Edited by James Wolfinger

Highlighting the creativity, tenacity, and discipline displayed by Black activists in Philadelphia

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 20 figures

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Pack the Court!

A Defense of Supreme Court Expansion

Stephen M. Feldman

A historical and analytical argument for court-packing

278 pages | 6 x 9

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Pennsylvania Politics and Policy

A <em>Commonwealth</em> Reader

Edited by Michelle J. Atherton and J. Wesley Leckrone

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 27 tables, 22 figures

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Philadelphia Battlefields

Disruptive Campaigns and Upset Elections in a Changing City

John Kromer

How upstart political candidates achieved spectacular successes over Philadelphia’s entrenched political establishment

340 pages | 6 x 9 | 35 tables, 12 halftones, 23 maps

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Reforming Philadelphia, 1682⁠–⁠2022

Richardson Dilworth

A short but comprehensive political history of the city, from its founding in 1682 to the present day

130 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 2 figures, 15 halftones

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Shakespeare and Trump

Jeffrey R. Wilson

Revealing the modernity of Shakespeare’s politics, and the theatricality of Trump’s

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 16 halftones

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Teaching Fear

How We Learn to Fear Crime and Why It Matters

Nicole E. Rader

How rules about safety and the fear of crime are learned and crystalized into crime myths— especially for women

216 pages | 6 x 9

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Who Really Makes Environmental Policy?

Creating and Implementing Environmental Rules and Regulations

Edited by Sara R. Rinfret

Providing a clear understanding of regulatory policy and rulemaking processes, and their centrality in U.S. environmental policymaking

218 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables, 4 figures

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