Political Science and Public Policy


From the Politics of Conversion to the Ethics of Respect

John Brown Childs

How can we build long-lasting communities and movements for change?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 halftones


Transformations of Warfare in the Contemporary World

Edited by John Torpey and David Jacobson

Essays that explore some of the profound changes taking place in the realm of warfighting today

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans

Edited by Christian Collet and Pei-te Lien

Asian Americans as a force for political change on both sides of the Pacific

252 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 7 figures,2 halftones


Trial Courts as Organizations

Brian J. Ostrom, Charles W. Ostrom Jr., Roger A. Hanson, and Matthew Kleiman

How trial courts operate and administer justice

204 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 18 tables, 17 figs.


Troubled Pasts

News and the Collective Memory of Social Unrest

Jill A. Edy

How the media shape collective memory and use that memory to shape our understanding of current events.

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 tables


Twenty-First Century Color Lines

Multiracial Change in Contemporary America

Edited by Andrew Grant-Thomas and Gary A. Orfield

Exploring the multiracial, multiethnic “line” for the new century

328 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 tables, 8 figures, 3 halftones, 3 maps


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.


Tyranny of the Minority

The Subconstituency Politics Theory of Representation

Benjamin G Bishin

Why do subconstituencies defeat the people's will in American politics?

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 56 tables, 7 figures


The U.S. Army War College

Military Education in a Democracy

Judith Hicks Stiehm

A look inside the U.S. Army War College

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 6 figures, 10 halftones


The Uncertainties of Knowledge

Immanuel Wallerstein

The dilemmas faced by the social sciences from a world-renowned historian

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Unchopping a Tree

Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Political Violence

Ernesto Verdeja

A significant new examination of the possibilities of reconciliation after wars and genocide

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Understanding Muslim Political Life in America

Contested Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Brian R. Calfano and Nazita Lajevardi

A cogent study of Muslim identity and citizenship—as well as ethnic and gender dynamics—within American politics

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 tables, 18 figures


Undocumented Fears

Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Jamie Longazel

How the local politics of immigration pit working people against one another

226 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftone


Undoing the Revolution

Comparing Elite Subversion of Peasant Rebellions

Vasabjit Banerjee

Compares India, Mexico, and Zimbabwe to demonstrate why mass rebellions result in elitist regimes

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 2 figures


Unthinking Social Science

The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms

Immanuel Wallerstein

A classic in sociological thought—now back in print!

304 pages | 6 x 9