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God's EconomyFaith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

Lew Daly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226134833
eISBN:
9780226134857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

President Barack Obama has signaled a sharp break from many policies of George W. Bush's administration, but he remains committed to federal support for religious social service providers. Like ... More

Going HomeBlack Representatives and Their Constituents

Going Home: Black Representatives and Their Constituents

Richard F. Fenno

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226241302
eISBN:
9780226241326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Thirty years ago there were nine African Americans in the U.S. House of Representatives. Today there are four times that number. This book explores what representation has meant—and means today—to ... More

Good Fences, Bad NeighborsBorder Fixity and International Conflict

Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict

Boaz Atzili

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226031354
eISBN:
9780226031378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031378.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Border fixity—the proscription of foreign conquest and the annexation of homeland territory—has, since World War II, become a powerful norm in world politics. This development has been said to ... More

In Defense of NegativityAttack Ads in Presidential Campaigns

In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns

John G. Geer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226284989
eISBN:
9780226285009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Americans tend to see negative campaign ads as just that: negative. Pundits, journalists, voters, and scholars frequently complain that such ads undermine elections and even democratic government ... More

In Time of WarUnderstanding American Public Opinion from World War II to Iraq

In Time of War: Understanding American Public Opinion from World War II to Iraq

Adam J. Berinsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226043586
eISBN:
9780226043463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043463.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

From World War II to the war in Iraq, periods of international conflict seem like unique moments in U.S. political history, but when it comes to public opinion, they are not. To make this revelation, ... More

Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Leo Strauss was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. Although most of his work took the form of investigations in the history of political philosophy, his intentions ... More

Making Patriots

Making Patriots

Walter Berns

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044378
eISBN:
9780226044514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although Samuel Johnson once remarked that “patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels,” over the course of the history of the United States we have seen our share of heroes: patriots who have ... More

Man Is by Nature a Political AnimalEvolution, Biology, and Politics

Man Is by Nature a Political Animal: Evolution, Biology, and Politics

Peter K. Hatemi and Rose McDermott (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319094
eISBN:
9780226319117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book brings together a diverse group of contributors to examine the ways in which evolutionary theory and biological research are increasingly informing analyses of political behavior. Focusing ... More

Mixed EmotionsBeyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Andrew A. G. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the complex and creative role of emotion in global politics. From casual observers to trained experts, people care about challenges such as terrorism, violent conflict, and ... More

The Most Activist Supreme Court in HistoryThe Road to Modern Judicial Conservatism

The Most Activist Supreme Court in History: The Road to Modern Judicial Conservatism

Thomas M. Keck

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226428840
eISBN:
9780226428864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428864.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When conservatives took control of the federal judiciary in the 1980s, it was widely assumed that they would reverse the landmark rights-protecting precedents set by the Warren Court and replace them ... More

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