A Democracy That Works How Working-Class Power Defines Liberal Democracy in the United States
Pop-Up Civics in 21st Century America Understanding the Political Potential of Placemaking
Removal of the Property Qualification for Voting in the United States Strategy and Suffrage
Public Debt and the Common Good Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance
Reforming the Presidential Nominating Process Front-Loading's Consequences and the National Primary Solution
Congressional Communication in the Digital Age
By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty
December 23, 2022
Presidential Rhetoric and Indian Policy explores and analyzes the dynamics of presidential rhetoric on Native peoples and issues from Nixon to the present. Covering Presidents Washington through Johnson in an overview before turning to focus on the modern era of self-determination, Anne Flaherty ...
By Stephen Amberg
November 25, 2022
A Democracy That Works argues that rather than corporate donations, Republican gerrymandering, and media manipulation, the conservative ascendancy reflects the changes in how work is governed that have disempowered workers. Using six historical case studies from the emergence of the New Deal, and ...
By Patrick Fisher
September 30, 2022
This book examines the history of the generational gap in American politics, with an emphasis on the remarkable contemporary gap. Using data derived primarily from the American National Election Studies (ANES), 2020 National Election Pool, A.P VoteCast, and the Pew Research Center, Patrick Fisher ...
By Kenneth Janda
September 26, 2022
Since 1952, the social bases of the Democratic and Republican parties have undergone radical reshuffling. At the start of this period southern Blacks favored Lincoln’s Republican Party over suspect Democrats, and women favored Democrats more than Republicans. In 2020 these facts have been...
By Ann Gordon, Kai Hamilton Gentry
September 26, 2022
In this book, Ann Gordon and Kai Hamilton Gentry expertly illuminate how the public has a role to play in ensuring its own security.Recent terror attacks and mass shootings in the United States have added urgency to the need for research on terrorism, the public’s understanding of the precursors of...
By Ryan Salzman
June 30, 2022
How people associate and engage in politics in the 21st century is notably different from similar behaviors in the 20th century. Ryan Salzman examines the political potential of placemaking, an increasingly popular set of behaviors that were unfamiliar to the American public until the last two ...
By Gaston Espinosa
September 30, 2021
This book demonstrates how Barack Obama charted a new course for Democrats by staking out claims among moderate-conservative faith communities and emerged victorious in the presidential contest, in part by promoting a new Democratic racial-ethnic and religious pluralism....
By Marcie L. Reynolds
June 12, 2019
In Interest Group Design, Marcie L. Reynolds examines the evolution of Common Cause, the first national government reform lobby. Founded in 1970 by John W. Gardner, the organization gained influence with Congress and established an organizational culture that lasted several decades. External and ...
By Justin Moeller, Ronald F. King
August 14, 2018
In Colonial America, democracy was centered in provincial assemblies and based on the collection of neighbors whose freehold ownership made them permanent stakeholders in the community. The removal of the property qualification for voting in the United States occurred over three-quarters of a ...
By James Odom
July 19, 2018
The American national debt stands at $20.49 trillion as of January 2018, or roughly $63,000 for every person in the United States. The national debt has grown six-fold in the past 25 years, and borrowing only has accelerated in recent administrations. What are the factors driving such unrestrained ...
By Lisa K. Parshall
June 14, 2018
The 2020 presidential selection process is already underway. As the political parties finalize their nominating rules and the states jostle for an advantageous contest date, potential challengers are being identified and sized up by party insiders. Once again, media and popular attention will be ...
By Jocelyn Evans, Jessica M. Hayden
July 11, 2017
Communication defines political representation. At the core of the representational relationship lies the interaction between principal and agent; the quality of this relationship is predicated upon the accessibility of effective channels of communication between the constituent and representative....