Political Science and Public Policy

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


The Christ Child Goes to Court

Wayne R. Swanson

The judicial history and implications of Lynch v. Donnelly

284 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Identity Politics

Lesbian Feminism and the Limits of Community

Shane Phelan

Tracing the uneasy relationship of lesbian-feminism with the Women's Movement and gay rights groups

256 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

Social Movements and Political Power

Emerging Forms of Radicalism in the West

Carl Boggs

304 pages | 6 x 9


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


Liberation Theology

Essential Facts about the Revolutionary Religious Movement in Latin America and Beyond

Phillip Berryman

How does the church function in Latin America on an everyday, practical, and political level?

240 pages | 5 x 8


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


Revising State Theory

Essays in Politics and Postindustrialism

Fred Block

An analysis of the relationship between business and the state

256 pages


Policy and Politics in West Germany

The Growth of a Semisovereign State

Peter J. Katzenstein

Examines in detail how West German policy and politics interrelate

464 pages | 6 x 9


Women of the New Right

Rebecca E. Klatch

264 pages


The Disabled State

Deborah Stone

The defining assumptions and assumed definition of the welfare state

256 pages