Political Science and Public Policy

Constructing Muslims in France

Discourse, Public Identity, and the Politics of Citizenship

Jennifer Fredette

A groundbreaking study that presents Muslims in France as a diverse social group rather than a monolithic religious group

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 4 figs., 9 halftones


Contested Lands

Robert J. Mason

Mason explores the changing politics of place in New Jersey's Pine Barrens

256 pages | 6 x 9


Courting the Community

Legitimacy and Punishment in a Community Court

Christine Zozula

Exploring the practices and potential of criminal justice in community courts

218 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 1 line drawing


Courts, Liberalism, and Rights

Gay Law and Politics in the United States and Canada

Jason Pierceson

Understanding approaches to liberalism through the study of the politics of gay and lesbian rights

264 pages | 6 x 9


Creating a New World Economy

Forces of Change and Plans for Action

Edited by Gerald Epstein, Julie Graham, and Jessica Nembhardt

Twenty-five economists set out the challenges posed by a global economy

496 pages | 6 x 9 | 33 tables, 35 figs.

Criminology and Public Policy

Putting Theory to Work

Edited by Scott H. Decker and Kevin A. Wright

Leading scholars of crime policy address the most critical problems facing the justice system in America

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 3 line drawings


Critical Studies in Organization and Bureaucracy

Revised and Expanded

Edited by Frank Fischer and Carmen Siriani

Approaches to organizational crises in the late twentieth century

704 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


Cultural Politics and Social Movements

Edited by Marcy Darnovsky, Barbara Epstein, and Richard Flacks

Bridging the worlds of activism and academia—this volume combines social movement theory with the real experiences of activists

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables 10 figures


The Cultural Production of Intellectual Property Rights

Law, Labor, and the Persistence of Primitive Accumulation

Sean Johnson Andrews

Examining the contemporary conceptualization of and debates over intellectual property rights

274 pages | 6 x 9


The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City

Nathanael Lauster

A detailed study of how Vancouver moved away from the single-family house and the effects of this transformation, detailed by interviews with residents

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables, 11 figures, 4 halftones, 6 maps


Democratic Theorizing from the Margins

Marla Brettschneider

A clear account of the lessons and theories of democratic culture

272 pages | 6 x 9


Democratizing Urban Development

Community Organizations for Housing across the United States and Brazil

Maureen M. Donaghy

Examining how community organizations fight to prevent displacement and secure affordable housing across cities in the U.S. and Brazil

234 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 tables



Immigration Laws and the Expanding I.N.S. Jail Complex

Michael Welch

An inside look at the INS criminal justice system and its treatment of detainees

264 pages | 6 x 9


Dewey's Dream

Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform

Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, and John Puckett

Realizing Dewey's vision of making public schools the seedbed of a democratic society

168 pages | 5.5 x 8.25