Political Science and Public Policy

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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


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 Health of the Republic

Epidemics, Medicine, and Moralism as Challenges to Democracy

Dan E. Beauchamp

A link between the health of the American republic and the health of its citizens

312 pages


Skepticism and Political Participation

Aryeh Botwinick

Arguing for a recovery of a radical democratic tradition that emphasizes the role of individual participation in the development and control of social and political institutions

256 pages


Communities in Economic Crisis

Appalachia and the South

Edited by Barbara Ellen Smith, Alex Willingham, and John Gaventa

Resisting injustice in Appalachia and empowering residents to build democratic alternatives to the heritage of enduring poverty

336 pages


Freedom at Risk

Secrecy, Censorship, and Repression in the 1980s

Richard O. Curry

Indictment of the Reagan Administration's belief about the requirements of national security

448 pages


Citizen Lawmakers

The Ballot Initiative Revolution

David D. Schmidt

The stories of the individual activists and political groups that revitalized this use of Initiative and Referendum

352 pages