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American BondsHow Credit Markets Shaped a Nation

American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation

Sarah L. Quinn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156750
eISBN:
9780691185613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156750.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Federal housing finance policy and mortgage-backed securities have gained widespread attention in recent years because of the 2008 financial crisis, but issues of government credit have been part of ... More

Bending the RulesProcedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy

Bending the Rules: Procedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy

Rachel Augustine Potter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226621609
eISBN:
9780226621883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226621883.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Who determines the fuel standards for our cars? What about whether Plan B, the morning-after pill, is sold at the local pharmacy? Many people assume such important and controversial policy decisions ... More

CongressThe First Branch

Congress: The First Branch

Benjamin Ginsberg and Kathryn Wagner Hill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300220537
eISBN:
9780300249613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This accessible overview of the US Congress's past and present, introduces students to the country's most democratic institution. The book surveys Congressional elections, the internal structure of ... More

Conservative InnovatorsHow States Are Challenging Federal Power

Conservative Innovators: How States Are Challenging Federal Power

Ben Merriman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226620282
eISBN:
9780226620459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620459.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book describes how conservative state-level officeholders, including governors, attorneys general, and secretaries of state, mounted a major challenge to the Obama Administration and federal ... More

Democracy without Journalism?Confronting the Misinformation Society

Democracy without Journalism?: Confronting the Misinformation Society

Victor Pickard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190946753
eISBN:
9780190946791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946753.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Economy

Democracy without Journalism? is about the ongoing journalism crisis and the policies we need to confront it. It exposes the historical roots, market failures, and policy inaction that led to the ... More

The Free-Market FamilyHow the Market Crushed the American Dream (and How It Can Be Restored)

The Free-Market Family: How the Market Crushed the American Dream (and How It Can Be Restored)

Maxine Eichner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190055479
eISBN:
9780190055509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055479.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book critiques the expectation embodied in American public policy today that families will privately provide the resources and circumstances they and their members need through the market and ... More

Good Enough for Government WorkThe Public Reputation Crisis in America (And What We Can Do to Fix It)

Good Enough for Government Work: The Public Reputation Crisis in America (And What We Can Do to Fix It)

Amy E. Lerman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630175
eISBN:
9780226630342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630342.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In her new book, Good Enough for Government Work, Professor Amy E. Lerman argues that American government is in the midst of a profound reputation crisis: A majority of Americans—both Democrats and ... More

The Great BroadeningHow the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics

The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics

Bryan D. Jones, Sean M. Theriault, and Michelle Whyman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226625805
eISBN:
9780226626130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626130.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics, we document the expansion of the national policy agenda and its effects on modern governance. ... More

Hope for DemocracyHow Citizens Can Bring Reason Back into Politics

Hope for Democracy: How Citizens Can Bring Reason Back into Politics

John Gastil and Katherine Knobloch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190084523
eISBN:
9780190084561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Concerned citizens across the globe fear that democracy is failing them, but civic reformers are crafting new tools that bring back into politics the wider public and its capacity for reason. This ... More

The Inclusion CalculationWhy Men Appropriate Women's Representation

The Inclusion Calculation: Why Men Appropriate Women's Representation

Melody E. Valdini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190936198
eISBN:
9780190936235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936198.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Power-holders and gate-keepers in political parties and governments continue to be primarily men. How are they responding to the increasing numbers of women who are seeking leadership roles in ... More

Irony and OutrageThe Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States

Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States

Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190913083
eISBN:
9780190055332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913083.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book explores the aesthetics, underlying logics, and histories of two seemingly distinct genres—liberal political satire and conservative opinion talk—making the case that they should be thought ... More

The Politics of the PillGender, Framing, and Policymaking in the Battle over Birth Control

The Politics of the Pill: Gender, Framing, and Policymaking in the Battle over Birth Control

Rachel VanSickle-Ward and Kevin Wallsten

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190675349
eISBN:
9780190909536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675349.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book assesses the impact of gender in shaping debates over birth control in the United States. While situating itself in the appropriate historical context, this book’s primary focus is on the ... More

Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Sean Beienburg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book tells the story of the states’ fight against national prohibition from before the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment through its repeal. It offers the most comprehensive treatment of the ... More

ReckoningJournalism's Limits and Possibilities

Reckoning: Journalism's Limits and Possibilities

Candis Callison and Mary Lynn Young

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067076
eISBN:
9780190067113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067076.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

The book is about how journalists know what they know, who gets to decide what good journalism is, and how we know when it’s done right. Until a couple decades ago, these questions were rarely asked ... More

Sanctuary CitiesThe Politics of Refuge

Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge

Loren Collingwood and Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190937027
eISBN:
9780190937058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

On January 25, 2017, President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13768, which marked the first federal action targeting American sanctuary cities and fulfilled one of Trump’s key campaign promises. ... More

Social Democratic Capitalism

Social Democratic Capitalism

Lane Kenworthy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190064112
eISBN:
9780190064143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, American Politics

What configuration of institutions and policies is most conducive to human flourishing? The historical and comparative evidence suggests that the answer is social democratic capitalism — a democratic ... More

Trumping Politics as UsualMasculinity, Misogyny, and the 2016 Elections

Trumping Politics as Usual: Masculinity, Misogyny, and the 2016 Elections

Robert G. Boatright and Valerie Sperling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190065829
eISBN:
9780190065867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065829.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Who is tougher? In many elections, candidates frame their appeals in gendered ways—they compete, for instance, over who is more “masculine.” This is the case for male and female candidates alike. In ... More

The Turnout MythVoting Rates and Partisan Outcomes in American National Elections

The Turnout Myth: Voting Rates and Partisan Outcomes in American National Elections

Daron Shaw and John Petrocik

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190089450
eISBN:
9780190089498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book refutes the widely held convention that high turnout in national elections advantages Democratic candidates while low turnout helps Republicans. It examines over fifty years of ... More

Upending American PoliticsPolarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Theda Skocpol and Caroline Tervo (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Analysts and citizens alike struggle to comprehend recent gyrations in US politics. The country did an apparent U-turn in just eight short years, from the election of Barack Obama and an ... More

Why the Electoral College Is Bad for AmericaThird Edition

Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America: Third Edition

George C. Edwards

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300243888
eISBN:
9780300249651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243888.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This is the third edition of the definitive book on the unique system by which Americans choose a presidents, and why that system should be changed. It is a critique of the U.S. electoral college and ... More

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