Political Science and Public Policy

The Unwanted

European Refugees from the First World War Through the Cold War

Michael Marrus

The classic, comprehensive history of European refugees in the twentieth century

432 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 halftones, 8 maps


We Decide!

Theories and Cases in Participatory Democracy

Michael Menser

Argues that democratic theory and practice needs to shift its focus from elections and representation to sharing power and property in government and the economy

330 pages | 6 x 9


Welfare Discipline

Discourse, Governance, and Globalization

Sanford F Schram

Rethinking the American understanding of poverty, welfare, and the language used to describe them

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables, 1 figures


What Workers Say

Decades of Struggle and How to Make Real Opportunity Now

Roberta Rehner Iversen

Voices from the labor market on the chronic lack of advancement

198 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 1 figure


Who Cares for the Elderly?

Public Policy and the Experiences of Adult Daughters

Emily K. Abel

The exploration of family care for disabled elderly people

248 pages | 6 x 9


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


Who Will Speak for America?

Edited by Stephanie Feldman and Nathaniel Popkin

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 line drawings, 4 halftones


Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability

Paul K. Longmore

"Personal inclination made me a historian. Personal encounter with public policy made me an activist."

288 pages | 6 x 9


Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It

A Judicial Indictment of the War on Drugs, Second Edition

James P. Gray

A forceful argument for why we need to repeal drug prohibition

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure


Why Veterans Run

Military Service in American Presidential Elections, 1789-2016

Jeremy M. Teigen

Why more than half of American presidential candidates have been military veterans—and why it matters

300 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 7 line drawings


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


Wildlife Crime

From Theory to Practice

Edited by William D. Moreto

A comprehensive theoretical, empirical, methodological, and practical global overview of wildlife crime

306 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 10 figures, 5 halftones, 2 maps


Women and the Politics of Empowerment

edited by Ann Bookman and Sandra Morgen

Case studies of community and workplace organizing that redefine our notions of "the political"

352 pages | 6 x 9


Women in 1900

Gateway to the Political Economy of the 20th Century

Christine E. Bose

An exploration of women's place in the U.S. political economy

272 pages | 5 x 8 | 2 maps


Women in Politics in the American City

Mirya R. Holman

How and why gender matters in framing and determining urban policy and politics

210 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 20 tables, 27 figures