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


Extradition, Politics, and Human Rights

Christopher H. Pyle

A compelling history of U.S. extradition

456 pages | 7 x 10


Extraordinary Racial Politics

Four Events in the Informal Constitution of the United States

Fred Lee

Explores the promise and perils of racially-based mass mobilizations and state emergencies

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 1 figure


The Fantasy Economy

Neoliberalism, Inequality, and the Education Reform Movement

Neil Kraus

Forthcoming Fall 2023 — Pre-order your copy now

Showing how the contemporary education reform movement is a political campaign created to advance the free markets of neoliberalism

294 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figure


Feminist Post-Liberalism

Judith A. Baer

Reconciling liberalism and feminist theory

220 pages | 6 x 9


Fighting Back in Appalachia

Traditions of Resistance and Change

Edited by Stephen L. Fisher

Citizen resistance and struggle in Appalachia since 1960

400 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 halftones


Fire on the Prairie

Harold Washington, Chicago Politics, and the Roots of the Obama Presidency
Revised Edition

Gary Rivlin and Clarence Page

A revised edition of the classic story of race and power, set in Chicago during the 1980s, when this most political of cities elected its first black mayor

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 halftones


Free Trade?

Informal Economies at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Kathleen Staudt

How petty regulations feed grand global hegemonies that cheapen labor

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 6 tables, 16 figures, 14 halftones, 5 maps


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


From Collective Bargaining to Collective Begging

How Public Employees Win and Lose the Right to Bargain

Dominic D. Wells

Analyzes the expansion and restriction of collective bargaining rights for public employees

198 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 22 tables, 1 figure, 9 maps


From Good Will to Civil Rights

Transforming Federal Disability Policy

Richard K. Scotch

An updated edition of the landmark book on disability policy

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


From Identity to Politics

The Lesbian and Gay Movements in the United States

Craig A. Rimmerman

A compelling critique of the gay and lesbian movements in the U.S. and the limits of identity politics

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 2 figs.


Frontiers of Illusion

Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress

Daniel Sarewitz

An incisive argument for fostering stronger links between the interests of society and progress in science

256 pages | 6 x 9


Furthering Fair Housing

Prospects for Racial Justice in America's Neighborhoods

Edited by Justin P. Steil, Nicholas F. Kelly, Lawrence J. Vale, and Maia S. Woluchem

Analyzing federal policy to advance racial equity in housing and neighborhoods

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 9 figures


Gay and Lesbian Politics

Sexuality and the Emergence of a New Ethic

Mark Blasius

The making of gay and lesbian politics

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 tables, 2 halftones