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A Collective Pursuit

Teachers' Unions and Education Reform

Lesley Lavery

Arguing that teachers’ unions are working in community to reinvigorate the collective pursuit of reforms beneficial to both educators and public education

234 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


Rude Democracy

Civility and Incivility in American Politics

Susan Herbst

How American politics can become more civil and amenable to public policy solutions, while still allowing for effective argument

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 tables


Rude Democracy

Civility and Incivility in American Politics

Susan Herbst

A look at how civility and incivility are strategic weapons on the state of American democracy, now with a new Preface for 2020

226 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 tables


Shakespeare and Trump

Jeffrey R. Wilson

Revealing the modernity of Shakespeare’s politics, and the theatricality of Trump’s

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 16 halftones


Metro Dailies in the Age of Multimedia Journalism

Mary Lou Nemanic

How daily metro newspapers can continue to survive in the age of digital journalism

208 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 1 line drawing, 18 halftones


Gender Differences in Public Opinion

Values and Political Consequences

Mary-Kate Lizotte

Explores the gender gap in public opinion through a values lens

256 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 25 tables, 23 figures


Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

American Life in Columns

Michael A. Smerconish

Now in Paperback—the opinions—and evolution—of Michael Smerconish, the provocative radio/TV host and political pundit

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 31 halftones


The Great Migration and the Democratic Party

Black Voters and the Realignment of American Politics in the 20th Century

Keneshia N. Grant

Examining the political impact of Black migration on politics in three northern cities from 1915 to 1965

214 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 12 tables, 1 figures, 3 halftones, 1 map


Feminist Post-Liberalism

Judith A. Baer

Reconciling liberalism and feminist theory

220 pages | 6 x 9


Taking Juvenile Justice Seriously

Developmental Insights and System Challenges

Christopher J. Sullivan

A pragmatic and comprehensive look at delinquency and juvenile justice through a developmental lens

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 26 figures


Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan

Unpacking the Policy Paradox of Municipal Takeovers

Ashley E. Nickels

The policy history of, implementation of, and reaction to Flint’s municipal takeovers

272 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 11 tables, 4 figures, 5 halftones, 1 map


Rock of Ages

Subcultural Religious Identity and Public Opinion among Young Evangelicals

Jeremiah J. Castle

Are young evangelicals becoming more liberal?

236 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables, 44 figures


Pennsylvania Politics and Policy

A <em>Commonwealth</em> Reader

Edited by Michelle J. Atherton and J. Wesley Leckrone

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 27 tables, 22 figures


Emerging Threats to Human Rights

Resources, Violence, and Deprivation of Citizenship

Edited by Heather Smith-Cannoy

Understanding how emerging threats to human rights intersect with patterns of migration

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 tables, 13 figures


Undoing the Revolution

Comparing Elite Subversion of Peasant Rebellions

Vasabjit Banerjee

Compares India, Mexico, and Zimbabwe to demonstrate why mass rebellions result in elitist regimes

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 2 figures