Key Political Science Titles

Inequality in America: Race, Poverty, and Fulfilling Democracy's Promise

Stephen M. Caliendo

Second Edition • July 18, 2017 • 300 pages

Print: $33.00 USD/$42.99 CAD • Ebook: $19.99 USD/$24.99 CAD

Comprehensive and accessible overview of race, class, and gender-based inequality in America through a primarily political science and policy lens

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Theories of the Policy Process

Edited by Christopher M. Weible and Paul A. Sabatier

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 416 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$60.99 CAD • Ebook: $28.99 USD/$36.99 CAD

A comprehensive primer to the major contemporary theoretical frameworks used in policy process research written by leading public policy scholars.

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The Public Administration Theory Primer

H. George Frederickson, Kevin B. Smith, Christopher W. Larimer, Michael J. Licari

Third Edition • July 7, 2015 • 320 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$51.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

A comprehensive guide to the key theories in contemporary public administration, from rational choice to postmodern approaches.

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Demographic Gaps in American Political Behavior

Patrick Fisher

First Edition • March 11, 2014 • 256 pages

Print: $34.00 USD/$43.99 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

An examination of how and why various US demographic groups are politically distinct and how these groups’ behavior can influence public opinion, policy, and party positioning.

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Judicial Politics in the United States

Mark C. Miller

First Edition • August 5, 2014 • 448 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$58.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Judicial Politics in the United States helps students grasp the basics of the U.S. court system and legal processes while locating the courts within the broader system of government in the United States.

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The Lesbian and Gay Movements: Assimilation or Liberation?

Craig A. Rimmerman

Second Edition • August 5, 2014 • 256 pages

Print: $32.00 USD/$41.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

A concise overview of the political strategies of lesbian and gay movements in the United States in the areas of AIDS/HIV policy, military policy, and same-sex marriage, and the government’s response to these movements.

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Politics Is a Joke!: How TV Comedians Are Remaking Political Life

S. Robert Lichter, Jody C Baumgartner, Jonathan S. Morris

First Edition • July 22, 2014 • 272 pages

Print: $32.00 USD/$41.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

Does late night political humor matter? Are late night comedians merely entertaining, or do they have the power to influence the way we think about politics and politicians? Politics is a Joke! demonstrates how the public turns to late night comedy for political information and is in turn affected by…

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