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The Affect EffectDynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

George E. Marcus, W. Russell Neuman, and Michael MacKuen (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Passion and emotion run deep in politics, but researchers have only recently begun to study how they influence our political thinking. Contending that the long-standing neglect of such feelings has ... More

Affirmative AdvocacyRace, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Dara Z. Strolovitch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States boasts scores of organizations that offer crucial representation for groups that are marginalized in national politics, from women to racial minorities to the poor. This systematic ... More

Behind the Development BanksWashington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations

Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations

Sarah Babb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226033648
eISBN:
9780226033679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033679.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The World Bank and other multilateral development banks (MDBs) carry out their mission to alleviate poverty and promote economic growth based on the advice of professional economists. But as is ... 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

Citizen SpeakThe Democratic Imagination in American Life

Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life

Andrew J. Perrin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660790
eISBN:
9780226660783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660783.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When we think about what constitutes being a good citizen, routine activities such as voting, letter writing, and paying attention to the news spring to mind. But this book argues that these ... More

Civic War & the Corruption of the Citizen

Civic War & the Corruption of the Citizen

Peter Alexander Meyers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226522081
eISBN:
9780226522104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522104.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book leads us through the social processes by which shock incites terror, terror invites war, war invokes emergency, and emergency supports unchecked power. It then reveals how the domestic ... More

The Cloaking of PowerMontesquieu, Blackstone, and the Rise of Judicial Activism

The Cloaking of Power: Montesquieu, Blackstone, and the Rise of Judicial Activism

Paul O. Carrese

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226094823
eISBN:
9780226094830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094830.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a provocative and original analysis of the intellectual sources of today's powerful judiciary, arguing that Montesquieu, in his Spirit of the Laws, first articulated a new ... More

Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive PoliticsStyles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Stephen Hart

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why have conservatives fared so much better than progressives in recent decades, even though polls show no significant move to the right in public opinion? This book highlights one reason: that ... More

Cultures of Border ControlSchengen and the Evolution of European Frontiers

Cultures of Border Control: Schengen and the Evolution of European Frontiers

Ruben Zaiotti

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226977867
eISBN:
9780226977881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977881.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In recent years, a number of European countries abolished national border controls in favor of Europe's external frontiers. In doing so, they challenged long-established conceptions of sovereignty, ... More

Cutting the FuseThe Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Robert A. Pape and James K. Feldman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a wealth of new knowledge about the origins of suicide terrorism and strategies to stop it. It presents the results of examinations of every suicide terrorist attack worldwide from ... More

Dangerous FramesHow Ideas about Race and Gender Shape Public Opinion

Dangerous Frames: How Ideas about Race and Gender Shape Public Opinion

Nicholas J. G. Winter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226902364
eISBN:
9780226902388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226902388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In addition to their obvious roles in American politics, race and gender also work in hidden ways to influence profoundly the way we think—and vote—about a vast array of issues that don't seem ... More

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Bumba Mukherjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Does the emergence of democracy in the developing world promote economic globalization? Which societal actors favour and which actors oppose economic globalization and thus trade reforms in ... More

Democracy at RiskHow Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Democracy at Risk: How Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Jennifer L. Merolla and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520544
eISBN:
9780226520568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How do threats of terrorism affect the opinions of citizens? Speculation abounds, but until now no one had marshaled hard evidence to explain the complexities of this relationship. Drawing on data ... More

A Democratic Theory of Judgment

A Democratic Theory of Judgment

Linda M. G. Zerilli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226397849
eISBN:
9780226398037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398037.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For contemporary democratic theory, political judgment is conceptualized wholly in terms of the adjudication of equally rational yet incommensurable value conflicts in the absence of a shared ... More

The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Economic research on climate change has been crucial in advancing our understanding of the consequences of global warming as well as the costs and benefits of the various policies that might reduce ... More

The Empire of CivilizationThe Evolution of an Imperial Idea

The Empire of Civilization: The Evolution of an Imperial Idea

Brett Bowden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226068145
eISBN:
9780226068169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226068169.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The term “civilization” comes with considerable baggage, dichotomizing people, cultures, and histories as “civilized”—or not. While the idea of civilization has been deployed throughout history to ... More

Ethics and the OratorThe Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Gary A. Remer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439167
eISBN:
9780226439334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For thousands of years, critics have attacked rhetoric and the actual practice of politics as unprincipled, insincere, and manipulative. In Ethics and the Orator, the Ciceronian rhetorical tradition ... More

Fair Not FlatHow to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler

Fair Not Flat: How to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler

Edward J. McCaffery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226555607
eISBN:
9780226555669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The current tax system is unfair. Some of the richest people in America pay no tax, while a huge share of the tax burden falls on the rest of us. A mere glance at the tax code confirms that it is far ... More

For the Many or the FewThe Initiative, Public Policy, and American Democracy

For the Many or the Few: The Initiative, Public Policy, and American Democracy

John G. Matsusaka

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226510811
eISBN:
9780226510873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226510873.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Direct democracy is alive and well in the United States. Citizens are increasingly using initiatives and referendums to take the law into their own hands, overriding their elected officials to set ... More

Foreign AidDiplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics

Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics

Carol Lancaster

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470436
eISBN:
9780226470627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A twentieth-century innovation, foreign aid has become a familiar and even expected element in international relations. But scholars and government officials continue to debate why countries provide ... More

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