Political Science and Public Policy

The Health of the Republic

Epidemics, Medicine, and Moralism as Challenges to Democracy

Dan E. Beauchamp

A link between the health of the American republic and the health of its citizens

312 pages



The New Shape of Global Power

John Agnew

How American hegemony came about, its effects on the world, and how it now haunts its creators

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 4 figures, 9 halftones, 3 maps


Heidegger and Nazism

Victor Farías, edited by Joseph Margolis and Tom Rockmore

The first book to document Heidegger's close connections to Nazism—now available to a new generation of students

368 pages | 6 x 9


The Historiography of Communism

Michael E. Brown

A major reorientation of scholarly thought about communism and contemporary social movements

264 pages | 6 x 9


How Holocausts Happen

The United States in Central America

Douglas V. Porpora

A powerful indictment of U.S. intervention in Central America

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


How Many Exceptionalisms?

Explorations in Comparative Macroanalysis

Aristide Zolberg

A collection of essays on the importance of comparative cultural analysis

376 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 tables, 1 figure


How Political Parties Mobilize Religion

Lessons from Mexico and Turkey

Luis Felipe Mantilla

Analyzes the evolution of Catholic and Sunni Muslim parties to study religious political mobilization in comparative perspective

274 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 4 figures


The "Huddled Masses" Myth

Immigration and Civil Rights

Kevin R. Johnson

The disconnect between national rhetoric, the law, and public policy

264 pages | 6 x 9


Identity and Power

Puerto Rican Politics and the Challenge of Ethnicity

José Cruz

Identity politics as a positive force in political mobilization and access to power

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 tables, 2 figures, 28 halftones, 2 maps


The Identity Dilemma

Social Movements and Collective Identity

Edited by Aidan McGarry and James M. Jasper

Are identity politics good or bad for social movements?

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables, 10 figures


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


If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress

Black Politics in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia

Edited by James Wolfinger

Highlighting the creativity, tenacity, and discipline displayed by Black activists in Philadelphia

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 20 figures


Immigrant Crossroads

Globalization, Incorporation, and Placemaking in Queens, New York

Edited by Tarry Hum, Ron Hayduk, Francois Pierre-Louis Jr., and Michael Alan Krasner

Highlights immigrant engagement in urban development, policy, and social movements

392 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 tables, 10 figures, 8 halftones, 4 maps


Implementing City Sustainability

Overcoming Administrative Silos to Achieve Functional Collective Action

Rachel M. Krause and Christopher V. Hawkins

How cities organize to design and implement sustainability

282 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 tables, 24 figures, 3 maps


In Defense of Public Lands

The Case against Privatization and Transfer

Steven Davis

A comprehensive argument for why public land ought to remain firmly in the public's hands

294 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 14 tables, 4 figures, 11 halftones, 1 map