Political Science and Public Policy

"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"

Contemporary Planning in New York City

Scott Larson

How Bloomberg's urban development relies on a blending of Moses and Jacobs

198 pages | 6 x 9

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The "Huddled Masses" Myth

Immigration and Civil Rights

Kevin R. Johnson

The disconnect between national rhetoric, the law, and public policy

264 pages | 6 x 9

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"To Serve a Larger Purpose"

Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

Edited by John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley

How to return democracy to the heart of a university's mission

326 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 1 figure

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Abuse of Power

How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11

Athan G. Theoharis

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

232 pages | 6 x 9

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Across the Pacific

Asian Americans and Globalization

Edited by Evelyn Hu-DeHart

How transnational relationships and interactions in Asian American communities are manifested

232 pages | 6 x 9

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African American Perspectives on Political Science

Edited by Wilbur C Rich

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

456 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 tables, 3 figures

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The American Dream in the 21st Century

Edited by Sandra L. Hanson, and John K. White

A multidisciplinary conversation on the state of the American Dream

168 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables, 7 figures

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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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Art, Politics, and Development

How Linear Perspective Shaped Policies in the Western World

Philipp Lepenies

A brilliant meditation on how the invention of linear perspective in art helped shape our perspectives on the developing world

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures, 18 halftones

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As French as Everyone Else?

A Survey of French Citizens of Maghrebin, African, and Turkish Origin

Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj

Shedding new light on integration and citizenship in France to reveal the ways in which immigrants do-and do not-share the attitudes of the majority population

152 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 38 tables, 6 figures

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Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media

Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities

James S. Lai

Examines how social media has changed the way Asian Americans participate in politics

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 8 figures, 11 halftones

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At a Loss for Words

How America is Failing Our Children and What We Can Do about It

Betty Bardige

Promoting the importance of pre-literacy skills for later learning

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 figures, 3 halftones

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Atlanta

Race, Class, and Urban Expansion

Larry Keating

Troubling stories about private interests over public development in Atlanta

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 tables, 7 maps, 7 figures

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Atlanta Unbound

Enabling Sprawl through Policy and Planning

Carlton Wade Basmajian

How metropolitan Atlanta’s regional planning groups accelerated the sprawl they were trying to control

288 pages | 7 x 10 | 32 color photos

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Becoming Entitled

Relief, Unemployment, and Reform during the Great Depression

Abigail Trollinger

Chronicles Americans’ shift in thinking about government social insurance programs during the Great Depression

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 4 halftones

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