Political Science and Public Policy

Gender and Violence against Political Actors

Edited by Elin Bjarnegård and Pär Zetterberg

An interdisciplinary, global examination of political violence through a gendered lens

306 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 tables, 18 figures


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


The Gendered Executive

A Comparative Analysis of Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Chief Executives

Edited by Janet M. Martin and MaryAnne Borrelli

Examining national executives through the lens of identity, representation, and power

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 5 line drawings


The German Greens

Paradox between Movement and Party

edited by Margit Mayer and John Ely

Critical essays analyze the crucial tensions shaping the first ten years of the German Greens

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 tables, 8 halftones


Getting Paid While Taking Time

The Women's Movement and the Development of Paid Family Leave Policies in the United States

Megan A. Sholar

Analyzing family leave policy in the United States—from the role of the women’s movement in the passage of paid leave to policymaking at the state level

252 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics

National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement

Edited by Barry D Adam, AndrÈ Krouwel, and Jan Willem Duyvendak

Rich accounts of gay and lesbian groups on five continents

448 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figs.


Globalizing the Caribbean

Political Economy, Social Change, and the Transnational Capitalist Class

Jeb Sprague

How global capitalism finds new ways to mutate and grow in the Caribbean

346 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 tables, 36 figures, 3 maps


God Talk

Experimenting with the Religious Causes of Public Opinion

Paul A. Djupe, and Brian R. Calfano

Explores religion's impact on political attitudes using a series of controlled experiments

276 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 23 figs.


Gone Goose

The Remaking of an American Town in the Age of Climate Change

Braden T. Leap

How members of a rural town in the Midwest worked to sustain their culture and community in response to climate change

270 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 1 figure, 11 halftones


Good Reasons to Run

Women and Political Candidacy

Edited by Shauna L. Shames, Rachel I. Bernhard, Mirya R. Holman, and Dawn Langan Teele

How and why women run for office

324 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 32 figures, 2 maps


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


The Great Refusal

Herbert Marcuse and Contemporary Social Movements

Edited by Andrew T. Lamas, Todd Wolfson, and Peter N. Funke

An in-depth examination of the relevance of Marcuse's writing for today's social movements

440 pages | 6 x 9


A Guilted Age

Apologies for the Past

Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

The study and meaning of public apologies that have become frequent in the contemporary world

232 pages | 6 x 9


Healing Our Divided Society

Investing in America Fifty Years after the Kerner Report

Edited by Fred Harris and Alan Curtis

Examining inequality in America fifty years after the Kerner Report

488 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 54 figures


Health Care Reform and the Battle for the Body Politic

Dan E. Beauchamp

Health care reform as a strategy for dealing with the failures of politics

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25