Political Science and Public Policy

Explorations on the Edge of Time

The Prospects for World Order

Richard Falk

Envisioning the future through grassroots globalism

256 pages


The Reconquest of Montreal

Language Policy and Social Change in a Bilingual City

Marc V. Levine

An examination of the nature of the linguistic transformation of Montreal and the role of public policy in promoting it

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 1 maps


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


Professions and the State

Expertise and Autonomy in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

edited by Anthony Jones

The first survey of the major professions in the USSR

256 pages


Managing Contracted Services in the Nonprofit Agency

Administrative, Ethical, and Political Issues

Susan R. Bernstein

Interviews with nonprofit agency managers illuminate how welfare state mechanisms work in practice and in the tangled nature of bureaucracies

230 pages | 6 x 9


The Cult of the Court

John Brigham

A fresh and innovative examination of the U.S. Supreme Court as the final arbiter of constitutional interpretation

280 pages | 6 x 9


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


On the Man Question

Gender and Civic Virtue in America

Mark E. Kann

Male individualism conditioned with a strong dose of civic virtue

352 pages


Heidegger and Nazism

Victor Farías, edited by Joseph Margolis and Tom Rockmore

The first book to document Heidegger's close connections to Nazism—now available to a new generation of students

368 pages | 6 x 9


Doing Comparable Worth

Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

Joan Acker

The study of a large comparable worth project and of how gender and class dynamics influenced its outcome

272 pages | 6 x 9

Morality and Human Nature

A New Route to Ethical Theory

Robert J. McShea

A controversial inquiry into the origins of human values

240 pages


How Holocausts Happen

The United States in Central America

Douglas V. Porpora

A powerful indictment of U.S. intervention in Central America

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Justice and School Systems

The Role of the Courts in Education Litigation

edited by Barbara Flicker

Examines the effectiveness and deficiencies of judicial intervention into the problems of racial discrimination in education

456 pages | 6 x 9


The Carrot or the Stick for School Desegregation Policy

Magnet Schools or Forced Busing

Christine H. Rossell

The first study comparing the long-term effectiveness of voluntary desegregation plans with magnet programs to mandatory reassignment plans

272 pages | 10 tables


Women, International Development, and Politics

The Bureaucratic Mire

Edited by Kathleen Staudt

New edition reflects the intensified interest in women's empowerment in developing countries demonstrated by the Beijing Conference

356 pages | 6 x 9