American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law

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  1. Divided Unions
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  2. Moral Victories in the Battle for Congress
    Moral Victories tells the story of the growing importance of moral issues in U.S. House elections. Christian conservative activists worked to nominate friendly candidates and get them elected. The result was a Republican House... Learn More
    Published: 26th July 2019
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  3. Political Advocacy and Its Interested Citizens
    Political Advocacy and Its Interested Citizens looks at how and why the imperatives of political advocacy have transformed social movements. Using LGBT political movements in the United States as a case study, Matthew Dean Hindman... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2018
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  4. Polarized Families, Polarized Parties
    Polarized Families, Polarized Parties demonstrates that differing regional ideals of family have shaped party policy and ideological positions throughout the twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 2018
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  5. Race and the Making of American Political Science
    Race and the Making of American Political Science shows that racial thought was central to the academic study of politics in the United States at its origins, shaping the discipline's core categories and questions in fundamental... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2018
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  6. First to the Party
    What determines the interests, ideologies, and alliances that make up political parties? In its entire history, the United States has had only a handful of party transformations. First to the Party concludes that groups like unions... Learn More
    Published: 27th October 2017
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  7. Embracing Dissent
    How did party opposition become a regular and "normal" feature of the American political landscape? Jeffrey S. Selinger tells a story of political transformation in the United States and offers a much-needed historical perspective... Learn More
    Published: 18th May 2016
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  8. Competitive Elections and the American Voter
    In this original analysis of political communication, Keena Lipsitz argues that highly contested electoral battles create campaign information environments that allow citizens to make enlightened choices.... Learn More
    Published: 28th April 2016
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  9. The Workfare State
    The Workfare State recounts the history of the evolving social contract for poor families from the New Deal to the present. Challenging conventional accounts, Eva Bertram argues that conservative Southern Democrats in the 1960s... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2015
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  10. Pulse of the People
    Examining the history of rap music, particularly the subgenre of political rap, and coupling public opinion research with lyrical analysis, Lakeyta M. Bonnette illustrates the ways rap music serves as a vehicle for the expression... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2015
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  11. American Marriage
    In American Marriage, Priscilla Yamin argues that marriage is a political institution to which actors turn either to stave off or to promote change over issues of race, gender, class, or sexuality. In the political struggle, certain... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 2015
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  12. Displacing Democracy
    Displacing Democracy demonstrates how neighborhoods segregated along economic lines create conditions encouraging high levels of political activity, including civic and political mobilization and voting, among wealthier citizens... Learn More
    Published: 12th January 2015
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  13. Becoming Bureaucrats
    Becoming Bureaucrats investigates the identities and motivations of two sets of public servants: police officers and welfare caseworkers. The book argues that who bureaucrats become and how bureaucracies function depends strongly... Learn More
    Published: 16th June 2014
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  14. Statebuilding from the Margins
    Statebuilding from the Margins addresses often overlooked cases of Progressive Era policy shifts in which private citizens and civic organizations forged hybrid institutions and state alliances to enact change in arenas such as... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2014
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  15. Sex Work Politics
    Samantha Majic investigates the way two San Francisco-based nonprofit organizations negotiate their governmental obligations while maintaining their commitment to outreach and advocacy for sex workers' rights as well as broader... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2014
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  16. Changing Minds, If Not Hearts
    James M. Glaser and Timothy J. Ryan vividly show how political strategies can counteract the impulse to think about racial issues in terms of winners and losers. Their problem-focused research shows how communities can build majority... Learn More
    Published: 21st August 2013
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