Political Science and Public Policy

The Mutual Housing Experiment

New Deal Communities for the Urban Middle Class

Kristin M. Szylvian

How the sale of World War II public housing to non-profit mutual home-ownership associations represents a road not taken in federal housing policy

294 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 halftones, 1 map


The New Freedom and the Radicals

Woodrow Wilson, Progressive Views of Radicalism, and the Origins of Repressive Tolerance

Jacob Kramer

How progressives thought about radical politics at the beginning of the twentieth century

242 pages | 6 x 9


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


Chilean New Song

The Political Power of Music, 1960s-1973

J. Patrice McSherry

An examination of the Chilean New Song movement as an organic part of the struggles for progressive social change, deeper democracy, and social justice in Chile in the 1960s and early 1970s

254 pages | 6 x 9


Movements in Times of Democratic Transition

Edited by Bert Klandermans and Cornelis van Stralen

How do social movements that trigger democratic movements survive their own success?

390 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 tables, 16 figures


Senior Power or Senior Peril

Aged Communities and American Society in the Twenty-First Century

Brittany H. Bramlett

Shows how the increasing number of aged communities in the United States shapes the local political context for residents of all ages

164 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables, 14 figures


Navigating Gendered Terrain

Stereotypes and Strategy in Political Campaigns

Kelly Dittmar

Explores how candidates and campaign professionals navigate the gendered terrain of political campaigns

244 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables, 3 figures


Reimagining Courts

A Design for the Twenty-First Century

Victor E. Flango and Thomas M. Clarke

Promotes practical reform ideas to make courts more effective, more efficient, and more customer friendly

230 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 tables, 4 line drawings


Women in Politics in the American City

Mirya R. Holman

How and why gender matters in framing and determining urban policy and politics

210 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 20 tables, 27 figures


The Concept of the Social in Uniting the Humanities and Social Sciences

Michael E Brown

Now in Paperback! How to reunify the humanities and social sciences

538 pages | 6 x 9


Revolution By Love

Emerging Arab Youth Voices

Stephen Parks

Voices of youth from the Arab Spring

194 pages | 5 x 7


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 figures, 9 halftones


The Risk Society Revisited

Social Theory and Governance

Eugene A. Rosa, Aaron M. McCright, and Ortwin Renn

How risk is a feature in all societies, and its connection to the challenges of sustainability

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 figures


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.


Art, Politics, and Development

How Linear Perspective Shaped Policies in the Western World

Philipp Lepenies

A brilliant meditation on how the invention of linear perspective in art helped shape our perspectives on the developing world

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures, 18 halftones