Political Science and Public Policy

Silent Rights

The Ninth Amendment and the Constitution's Unenumerated Rights

Calvin R. Massey

A pursuit of the contemporary applications of the Ninth Amendment

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Sinking Chicago

Climate Change and the Remaking of a Flood-Prone Environment

Harold L. Platt

The first long-term study of the effects of climate change on an American city

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 figures, 13 maps


Sins of the Parents

The Politics of National Apologies in the United States

Brian A. Weiner

Should governments apologize for past wrongs done in their name?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Sixties Experience

Hard Lessons About Modern America

Edward P. Morgan

A compelling democratic vision that grounded Sixties movements and traces its evolution through concrete experiences

357 pages | 6 x 9


Skepticism and Political Participation

Aryeh Botwinick

Arguing for a recovery of a radical democratic tradition that emphasizes the role of individual participation in the development and control of social and political institutions

256 pages



Getting Sued for Speaking Out

George W. Pring, and Penelope Canan

The first book to explain, document, and offer solutions to SLAPPS, by the lawyers who identified the trend and lead the battle cry against it

296 pages | 6 x 9


Social Capital in the City

Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia

Edited by Richardson Dilworth

The first interdisciplinary work to examine "social capital" in a single city

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 1 figure, 3 halftones, 1 map


The Social Logic of Politics

Personal Networks as Contexts for Political Behavior

Edited by Alan S. Zuckerman

Re-establishes the connection between social life and political behavior

368 pages | 6 x 9 | 72 tables, 39 figures, 6 halftones, 1 map


Social Movements and Political Power

Emerging Forms of Radicalism in the West

Carl Boggs

304 pages | 6 x 9


Solidarity and the Politics of Anti-Politics

Opposition and Reform in Poland since 1968

David Ost

An analysis of Solidarity from it origins in the Polish "new left" to the union's resurgence in 1988-89

272 pages


Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus

Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations

Stefanie Chambers

Examining the political, economic and social incorporation of Somali Americans in Minnesota’s Twin Cities and in Columbus, Ohio

250 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 12 tables, 6 figures


Speaking of Race and Class

The Student Experience at an Elite College

Elizabeth Aries and Richard Berman

In this, the sequel to Race and Class Matters at an Elite College, Elizabeth Aries and Richard Berman examine the challenges of diversity through to graduation

240 pages | 6 x 9


Sport and Neoliberalism

Politics, Consumption, and Culture

Edited by David L. Andrews and Michael L. Silk

How neoliberal politics appropriates sports for its own ends

322 pages | 6 x 9


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


States, Labor Markets, and the Future of Old-Age Policy

Edited by John Myles and Jill Quadagno

Original essays examine how various countries have responded to population aging and increases in national expenditures for the elderly

340 pages