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After ObamaAfrican American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

After Obama: African American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

Todd Shaw, Robert A. Brown, and Joseph P. McCormick (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479807277
eISBN:
9781479896578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807277.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book engages the reader in a wide-ranging assessment of the legacy of Barack Obama—the “first Black president”—relative to Black politics. It uses its vantage point of being written during ... More

By Executive OrderBureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

By Executive Order: Bureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

Andrew Rudalevige

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691194363
eISBN:
9780691203713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The president of the United States is commonly thought to wield extraordinary personal power through the issuance of executive orders. In fact, the vast majority of such orders are proposed by ... More

The CIA and the Pursuit of SecurityHistory, Documents and Contexts

The CIA and the Pursuit of Security: History, Documents and Contexts

Huw Dylan, David Gioe, and Michael S. Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474428842
eISBN:
9781474485043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Taking declassified and publicly available sources this book provides an insight into the evolution of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1947 to the Trump Presidency. Focusing on a mix of case ... More

Claiming BelongingMuslim American Advocacy in an Era of Islamophobia

Claiming Belonging: Muslim American Advocacy in an Era of Islamophobia

Emily Cury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753596
eISBN:
9781501753619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753596.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book dives deep into the lives of Muslim American advocacy groups in the post-9/11 era, asking how they form and function within their broader community in a world marked by Islamophobia. Bias ... More

The Company They KeepHow Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court

The Company They Keep: How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court

Lawrence Baum and Neal Devins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197539156
eISBN:
9780197548448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539156.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Today’s ideological division on the U.S. Supreme Court is also a partisan division: all the Court’s liberals were appointed by Democratic presidents, all its conservatives by Republican presidents. ... More

Defense 101Understanding the Military of Today and Tomorrow

Defense 101: Understanding the Military of Today and Tomorrow

Michael E. O'Hanlon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754470
eISBN:
9781501754500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book, a concise primer for understanding the US defense budget ($700 billion plus) and rapidly changing military technologies, provides a deeply informed yet accessible analysis of American ... More

Genomic PoliticsHow the Revolution in Genomic Science Is Shaping American Society

Genomic Politics: How the Revolution in Genomic Science Is Shaping American Society

Jennifer Hochschild

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197550731
eISBN:
9780197550762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550731.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Genomic science is moving out of the laboratory and into societal uses: gene therapy for terrible diseases, evidence determining guilt or innocence in a courtroom, exploration of one’s racial and ... More

Journalism Research That Matters

Journalism Research That Matters

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon and Nikki Usher (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197538470
eISBN:
9780197538517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the looming crisis in journalism, a research–practice gap plagues the news industry. This volume seeks to change the research–practice gap, with timely scholarly research on the most pressing ... More

Nowhere to RunRace, Gender, and Immigration in American Elections

Nowhere to Run: Race, Gender, and Immigration in American Elections

Christian Dyogi Phillips

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197538937
eISBN:
9780197538975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538937.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Nowhere to Run: Race, Gender, and Immigration in American Elections advances an intersectional account for why the underrepresentation of women and racial minorities in elected office has proven so ... More

The (Un)Written Constitution

The (Un)Written Constitution

George Thomas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197555972
eISBN:
9780197556009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555972.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The late Justice Scalia relished pointing to departures from text as departures from the Constitution, but in fact his jurisprudence relied on unwritten ideas. As textualism has become more prominent ... More

Tweeting is LeadingHow Senators Communicate and Represent in the Age of Twitter

Tweeting is Leading: How Senators Communicate and Represent in the Age of Twitter

Annelise Russell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197582268
eISBN:
9780197582305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197582268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Social media is changing the business of representation and lawmaker reputation building, and this book uses the US Senate to illustrate the constituent-driven nature of political communication. I ... More

Vicarious WarfareAmerican Strategy and the Illusion of War on the Cheap

Vicarious Warfare: American Strategy and the Illusion of War on the Cheap

Thomas Waldman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529206999
eISBN:
9781529207019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

America has been at war for most of the 20th and 21st centuries and during that time has progressively moved towards a vicarious form of warfare, where key tasks are delegated to proxies, the ... More

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