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The Motherless StateWomen's Political Leadership and American Democracy

The Motherless State: Women's Political Leadership and American Democracy

Eileen McDonagh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514543
eISBN:
9780226514567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

American women attain more professional success than most of their counterparts around the world, but they lag surprisingly far behind in the national political arena. Women held only 15 per cent of ... More

Muslims Talking PoliticsFraming Islam, Democracy, and Law in Northern Nigeria

Muslims Talking Politics: Framing Islam, Democracy, and Law in Northern Nigeria

Brandon Kendhammer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368986
eISBN:
9780226369174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226369174.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For generations, both Islamic and Western intellectuals and policymakers have debated the prospects of Islam’s compatibility with democratic government, usually to few solid conclusions. Sadly, the ... More

"Na"ive Readings"Reveilles Political and Philosophic

"Na"ive Readings": Reveilles Political and Philosophic

Ralph Lerner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226353296
eISBN:
9780226353326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226353326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

We love our opinions and resist efforts by others to have us reconsider, let alone change, what we are pleased to treat as settled truths. Both philosophers and far-sighted political actors have long ... More

Naming Evil Judging Evil

Naming Evil Judging Evil

Ruth W. Grant (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306735
eISBN:
9780226306742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306742.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Is it more dangerous to call something evil or not to? This fundamental question deeply divides those who fear that the term oversimplifies grave problems and those who worry that, to effectively ... More

Negotiating in Civil ConflictConstitutional Construction and Imperfect Bargaining in Iraq

Negotiating in Civil Conflict: Constitutional Construction and Imperfect Bargaining in Iraq

Haider Ala Hamoudi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226315348
eISBN:
9780226068794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226068794.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The purpose of this book is to describe effective means of constitution making in societies that are not only divided, but divided in such a manner that disparate groups have entirely different ... More

The Paradoxes of IntegrationRace, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

J. Oliver

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States is rapidly changing from a country monochromatically divided between black and white into a multiethnic society. This book helps us to understand America's racial future by ... More

The Partisan SortHow Liberals Became Democrats and Conservatives Became Republicans

The Partisan Sort: How Liberals Became Democrats and Conservatives Became Republicans

Matthew Levendusky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473642
eISBN:
9780226473673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As Washington elites drifted toward ideological poles over the past few decades, did ordinary Americans follow their lead? This book reveals that Americans have responded to this trend, but not, for ... More

Partisans and PartnersThe Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society

Partisans and Partners: The Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society

Josh Pacewicz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226402550
eISBN:
9780226402727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402727.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the 1970s, American political parties and voters have diverged: politicians and party leaders have grown more polarized, while voters’ ambivalence towards the two parties and preferences for ... More

Playing the FoolSubversive Laughter in Troubled Times

Playing the Fool: Subversive Laughter in Troubled Times

Ralph Lerner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473154
eISBN:
9780226473178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473178.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The role of the fool is to provoke the powerful to question their convictions, preferably while avoiding a beating. Fools accomplish this not by hectoring their audience, but by broaching sensitive ... More

The Political Economy of PipelinesA Century of Comparative Institutional Development

The Political Economy of Pipelines: A Century of Comparative Institutional Development

Jeff D. Makholm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226502106
eISBN:
9780226502120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502120.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

With global demand for energy poised to increase by more than half in the next three decades, the supply of safe, reliable, and reasonably priced gas and oil will continue to be of fundamental ... More

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