Political Science and Public Policy

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Before Roe

Abortion Policy in the States

Rosemary Nossiff

A groundbreaking look at abortion politics among parties and interest groups

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


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


La Raza Unida Party

A Chicano Challenge to the U.S. Two-Party Dictatorship

Armando Navarro

A comprehensive study of an ethnic political movement

384 pages | 7 x 10 | 5 tables, 16 halftones


National Insecurity

U.S. Intelligence After the Cold War

edited by Craig Eisendrath, foreword by Tom Harkin

Practical solutions for the reform of national security operations

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables


Robert Kennedy

Brother Protector

James W. Hilty

The relationship between a President and his 'tough as nails' alter ego and brother

672 pages | 6 x 9 | 29 halftones


Language Policy and Identity Politics in the United States

Ronald Schmidt Sr.

An engaging discussion about the use of English and other languages in the United States

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables


The Struggle for Control of Public Education

Market Ideology vs. Democratic Values

Michael Engel

A timely call for a return to democratic values in educational reform

223 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Queer Family Values

Debunking the Myth of the Nuclear Family

Valerie Lehr

The flaw in the fight for gay and lesbian marriage

224 pages | 6 x 9


The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics

National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement

Edited by Barry D Adam, AndrÈ Krouwel, and Jan Willem Duyvendak

Rich accounts of gay and lesbian groups on five continents

448 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figs.


Identity and Power

Puerto Rican Politics and the Challenge of Ethnicity

José Cruz

Identity politics as a positive force in political mobilization and access to power

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 tables, 2 figures, 28 halftones, 2 maps


Jim Bunning

Baseball and Beyond

Frank Dolson

A biography of the Hall of Famer who pitched no-hitters against the sluggers of both leagues, took on sportswriters and baseball leaders, and started a second career as a politician

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones


The German Greens

Paradox between Movement and Party

edited by Margit Mayer and John Ely

Critical essays analyze the crucial tensions shaping the first ten years of the German Greens

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 tables, 8 halftones


Dollars and Votes

How Business Campaign Contributions Subvert Democracy

Dan Clawson

How does the campaign finance system really work—and why do corporate executives say they contribute?

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables 1 figure


Stacked Deck

A Story of Selfishness in America

Lawrence E. Mitchell

Reversing the pattern of entrenched individualism in American society

264 pages | 6 x 9


Free Trade?

Informal Economies at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Kathleen Staudt

How petty regulations feed grand global hegemonies that cheapen labor

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 6 tables, 16 figures, 14 halftones, 5 maps