Political Science and Public Policy

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


Islam, Justice, and Democracy

Sabri Ciftci

Explores the connection between Muslim conceptions of justice and democratic orientations

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 tables, 12 figures


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


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


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


How Political Parties Mobilize Religion

Lessons from Mexico and Turkey

Luis Felipe Mantilla

Analyzes the evolution of Catholic and Sunni Muslim parties to study religious political mobilization in comparative perspective

274 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 4 figures


Political Mourning

Identity and Responsibility in the Wake of Tragedy

Heather Pool

How racial identity shapes who is mourned and how that can lead to political change

260 pages | 6 x 9


The Language of Political Incorporation

Chinese Migrants in Europe

Amy H. Liu

How the language of migrant networks affects political incorporation

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 38 tables, 28 figures, 11 halftones


Furthering Fair Housing

Prospects for Racial Justice in America's Neighborhoods

Edited by Justin P. Steil, Nicholas F. Kelly, Lawrence J. Vale, and Maia S. Woluchem

Analyzing federal policy to advance racial equity in housing and neighborhoods

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 9 figures


Women's Empowerment and Disempowerment in Brazil

The Rise and Fall of President Dilma Rousseff

Pedro A. G. dos Santos and Farida Jalalzai

What the rise and fall of Brazil’s first and only female president can teach us about women’s empowerment

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 7 figures


The Misunderstood History of Gentrification

People, Planning, Preservation, and Urban Renewal, 1915-2020

Dennis E. Gale

Reframing our understanding of the roles of gentrification and urban renewal in the revitalization of American cities

254 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 16 halftones, 3 maps


Implementing City Sustainability

Overcoming Administrative Silos to Achieve Functional Collective Action

Rachel M. Krause and Christopher V. Hawkins

How cities organize to design and implement sustainability

282 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 tables, 24 figures, 3 maps


Immigrant Crossroads

Globalization, Incorporation, and Placemaking in Queens, New York

Edited by Tarry Hum, Ron Hayduk, Francois Pierre-Louis Jr., and Michael Alan Krasner

Highlights immigrant engagement in urban development, policy, and social movements

392 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 tables, 10 figures, 8 halftones, 4 maps


From Collective Bargaining to Collective Begging

How Public Employees Win and Lose the Right to Bargain

Dominic D. Wells

Analyzes the expansion and restriction of collective bargaining rights for public employees

198 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 22 tables, 1 figure, 9 maps



How States Push Mothers Out of Employment

Leah Ruppanner

Challenging preconceived notions of the states that support working mothers

186 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables, 4 figures, 36 maps