Political Science and Public Policy

The Two Faces of Political Apathy

Thomas DeLuca

A challenge to complacency and non participation in American politics

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figs.


The Politics of Diversity

Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, California

John Horton

In an era of thriving anti-immigrant sentiments, this story of Monterey Park, California demonstrates how long-time residents and new immigrants deal with commonality as well as diversity

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 tables, 19 halftones, 3 maps


Cultural Politics and Social Movements

Edited by Marcy Darnovsky, Barbara Epstein, and Richard Flacks

Bridging the worlds of activism and academia—this volume combines social movement theory with the real experiences of activists

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables 10 figures


In Washington but Not of It

The Prophetic Politics of Religious Lobbyists

Daniel J. B. Hofrenning

Strategies of religious lobbyists and their manueverings in American politics

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 21 tables, 5 figures, 3 maps


Shantytown Protest in Pinochet's Chile

Cathy Lisa Schneider

A study of Chile's shantytown resistance testifies to the power of popular struggles

296 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 1 figures, 12 halftones


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


Politics and the Class Divide

Working People and the Middle Class Left

David Croteau

Examining the impact of class status on political participation

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 3 figs.


Women of Japan and Korea

Continuity and Change

edited by Joyce Gelb and Marian Lief Palley

Original research on the changing roles of women in Japan and Korea

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables, 8 figs.


Gay and Lesbian Politics

Sexuality and the Emergence of a New Ethic

Mark Blasius

The making of gay and lesbian politics

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 tables, 2 halftones


Reinventing Cities

Equity Planners Tell Their Stories

Norman Krumholz and Pierre Clavel

Interviews with planners devoted to the needs of the poor and working class

272 pages | 6 x 9


New Social Movements

From Ideology to Identity

Edited by Enrique Laraña, Hank Johnston, and Joseph R Gusfield

Redefining the field of social movements

368 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 1 figs.


The Suburban Racial Dilemma

Housing and Neighborhoods

W. Dennis Keating

An examination of the dilemmas of integrating America's suburbs

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 tables, 3 figs.


Why Women are Oppressed

Anne G. Jónasdóttir

A feminist of international standing strives toward a theory about the web of relations between the sexes

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables


Black Baltimore

A New Theory of Community

Harold McDougall

Community self-help movements in Old West Baltimore provide an example of participatory democracy for other neighborhoods

272 pages | 6 x 9


Environmental Change

Federal Courts and the EPA

Rosemary O'Leary

An examination of the impact of federal court decisions on the policies and administration of the EPA

280 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables 6 figures