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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

America's Inequality Trap

America's Inequality Trap

Nathan J. Kelly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226665474
eISBN:
9780226665641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226665641.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Economic inequality in the United States has followed a distinct U-shaped pattern since the end of WWII - a dramatic decline until the 1970s followed by a steady increase that puts current levels of ... More

AristotleDemocracy and Political Science

Aristotle: Democracy and Political Science

Delba Winthrop

Harvey C. Mansfield (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226553542
eISBN:
9780226553689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In our time democracy is seen as the best or even the only legitimate form of government, and not in need of defense. Delba Winthrop in this posthumous publication takes up the challenge of ... More

Authoritarian ApprehensionsIdeology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria

Authoritarian Apprehensions: Ideology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria

Lisa Wedeen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650579
eISBN:
9780226650746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

If the Arab uprisings initially heralded the end of tyrannies and a move toward liberal democratic governments, their defeat not only marked a reversal but was of a piece with emerging forms of ... 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

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

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

Billionaires and Stealth Politics

Billionaires and Stealth Politics

Benjamin I. Page, Jason Seawright, and Matthew J. Lacombe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586090
eISBN:
9780226586267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226586267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although recent research has demonstrated that public policy responds disproportionately to the preferences of affluent Americans, much less is known about the preferences of the truly wealthy – ... More

Black WaveHow Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Daniel P. Aldrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Japan's triple disasters - earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown- on March 11 2011 took more than 18,400 lives and caused $235 billion in damage across the Tohoku region. This book tackles ... 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

The Congressional EndgameInterchamber Bargaining and Compromise

The Congressional Endgame: Interchamber Bargaining and Compromise

Josh M. Ryan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582061
eISBN:
9780226582375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In bicameral legislatures like Congress, the two chambers must reach agreement before a bill is enacted into law, a process that is often chaotic and contentious. In The Congressional End Game: ... 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

Conventional Realism and Political InquiryChanneling Wittgenstein

Conventional Realism and Political Inquiry: Channeling Wittgenstein

John G. Gunnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226661278
eISBN:
9780226661308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is an exploration of the relationship between philosophy and various forms of political inquiry and is specifically and primarily devoted to advancing an argument for conventional realism. ... More

Creating Political PresenceThe New Politics of Democratic Representation

Creating Political Presence: The New Politics of Democratic Representation

Dario Castiglione and Johannes Pollak (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588360
eISBN:
9780226588674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588674.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For at least two centuries, democratic representation and how it should work has been at the center of many disputes. Representative democracy itself, though arguably the dominant political form of ... 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

Currency StatecraftMonetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is the role of currency statecraft in world politics? When a national money gains international appeal, the power resources of the issuing country are augmented. Currency statecraft is about ... More

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