Political Science and Public Policy

In the Weeds

Demonization, Legalization, and the Evolution of U.S. Marijuana Policy

Clayton J. Mosher and Scott Akins

Tracing the history of marijuana policy from “reefer madness” to legalization

314 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables


In Washington but Not of It

The Prophetic Politics of Religious Lobbyists

Daniel J. B. Hofrenning

Strategies of religious lobbyists and their manueverings in American politics

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 21 tables, 5 figures, 3 maps


Inside Agitators

Australian Femocrats and the State

Hester Eisenstein

A fiesty story of women entering Australia's government and successfully using state power for social change

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables


Inspired Citizens

How Our Political Role Models Shape American Politics

Jennie Sweet-Cushman

Forthcoming Fall 2023 — Pre-order your copy now

206 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 16 tables, 21 figures


The International Monetary Fund and Latin America

The Argentine Puzzle in Context

Claudia Kedar

Chronicling the sometimes questionable relationship between the International Monetary Fund and Latin America from 1944 to the present

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables


Islam, Justice, and Democracy

Sabri Ciftci

Explores the connection between Muslim conceptions of justice and democratic orientations

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 tables, 12 figures


Israel's Dead Soul

Steven Salaita

How Zionism became an exceptional ideology in the eyes of the West

176 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


It's Our Military, Too!

Women and the U.S Military

Edited by Judith Hicks Stiehm

Women serve in, help finance, and give permission for the activities of this country's armed forces, yet those who serve remain unknown and those who are accountable often forget their responsibility

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 3 figures, 36 halftones


Japanese Cities in the World Economy

edited by Kuniko Fujita and Richard Child Hill

Japanese and Western scholars examine Japan's urban development

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 41 tables, 21 figs.


Jewish Self-Determination beyond Zionism

Lessons from Hannah Arendt and Other Pariahs

Jonathan Graubart

A compelling diagnosis of the long-reigning pathologies and practices of Zionism and a prescription for reforming Jewish self-determination

220 pages | 6 x 9


Jim Bunning

Baseball and Beyond

Frank Dolson

A biography of the Hall of Famer who pitched no-hitters against the sluggers of both leagues, took on sportswriters and baseball leaders, and started a second career as a politician

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones


Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities

Edited by Paul Ong and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

A new agenda for revitalizing minority neighborhoods

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 38 tables, 4 figures, 13 halftones, 5 maps


Jobs Aren't Enough

Toward a New Economic Mobility for Low-Income Families

Roberta Rehner Iversen and Annie Laurie Armstrong

"Job opportunity" is a myth for 25% of U.S. wage earners

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 tables, 1 figure, 2 halftones, 1 map


Judging Children as Children

A Proposal for a Juvenile Justice System

Michael A. Corriero

An innovative judge proposes a better way to discipline young lawbreakers

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Judicial Merit Selection

Institutional Design and Performance for State Courts

Greg Goelzhauser

How should judges be selected?

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 23 tables, 9 figures, 1 map