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Asymmetric PoliticsIdeological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats

Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats

Matt Grossman and David A. Hopkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190626594
eISBN:
9780190630560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626594.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Democratic Party is a coalition of social groups that act as discrete voting blocs for candidates, constituencies for group leaders, and demanders of particular policy commitments. Since the ... More

At the CrossRace, Religion, and Citizenship in the Politics of the Death Penalty

At the Cross: Race, Religion, and Citizenship in the Politics of the Death Penalty

Melynda J. Price

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190205539
eISBN:
9780190254032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205539.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Curing systemic inequalities in the criminal justice system is the unfinished business of the Civil Rights movement. No part of that system highlights this truth more than the current implementation ... More

"At This Defining Moment"Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

"At This Defining Moment": Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

Enid Lynette Logan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752975
eISBN:
9780814753460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In January 2009, Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States. In the weeks and months following the election, as in those that preceded it, countless social observers from across the ... More

Balance SheetThe Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

John S. Duffield and Peter J. Dombrowski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, one that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next, notwithstanding ... More

A Behavioral Theory of Elections

A Behavioral Theory of Elections

Jonathan Bendor, Daniel Diermeier, David A. Siegel, and Michael M. Ting

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135076
eISBN:
9781400836802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135076.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Most theories of elections assume that voters and political actors are fully rational. While these formulations produce many insights, they also generate anomalies—most famously, about turnout. The ... More

Below the RadarHow Silence Can Save Civil Rights

Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights

Alison L. Gash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190201159
eISBN:
9780190235550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201159.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Scholars and pundits have come to expect backlash to civil rights battles, especially when courts are involved. From white backlash to Roe rage, American history is replete with stories of unpopular ... More

Benjamin V. CohenArchitect of the New Deal

Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

William Lasser

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A key figure in the administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, Benjamin V. Cohen (1894–1983) was a major architect of public policy from the first days of FDR's presidency through ... More

Beyond IdeologyPolitics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U. S. Senate

Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U. S. Senate

Frances E. Lee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470740
eISBN:
9780226470771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470771.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book argues that the congressional agenda includes many issues about which liberals and conservatives generally agree. Even over these matters, though, senators from the Democratic Party and ... More

Black EthnicsRace, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Christina M. Greer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream explores the political significance of ethnicity for new immigrant and native-born blacks. Utilizing ... More

Black MosaicThe Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Candis Watts Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Historically, Black Americans have easily found common ground on political, social, and economic goals. Yet, there are signs of increasing variety of opinion among Blacks in the United States, due in ... More

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