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Same Sex, Different PoliticsSuccess and Failure in the Struggles over Gay Rights

Same Sex, Different Politics: Success and Failure in the Struggles over Gay Rights

Gary Mucciaroni

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226544083
eISBN:
9780226544106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544106.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why is it so much harder for American same-sex couples to get married than it is for them to adopt children? And why does the United States military prevent gays from serving openly even though ... More

The Second BirthOn the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Tilo Schabert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whereas human beings have their first birth in the beginning of their bodily existence, only their second birth, in which their political existence and their relation to a government begin, makes ... More

Secular PowersHumility in Modern Political Thought

Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Julie E. Cooper

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Genealogies of secularity have long depicted the secular project as one of self-deification – humans attack God’s authority only to usurp God’s place. Against these narratives, this book demonstrates ... More

Sing the RageListening to Anger after Mass Violence

Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Sonali Chakravarti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1996-1998) was an unprecedented step in developing an institution of transitional justice that incorporated emotional responses to mass violence ... More

Sovereignty and the Responsibility to ProtectA New History

Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Luke Glanville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the conventional story of sovereignty told in the field of International Relations. The conventional story holds that sovereignty has “traditionally” entailed unfettered rights ... More

Speak No EvilThe Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation

Speak No Evil: The Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation

Jon B. Gould

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305530
eISBN:
9780226305134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305134.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Opponents of speech codes often argue that liberal academics use the codes to advance an agenda of political correctness. But this book, based on an enormous amount of empirical evidence, reveals ... More

Specializing the Courts

Specializing the Courts

Lawrence Baum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226039541
eISBN:
9780226039565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039565.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Most Americans think that judges should be, and are, generalists who decide a wide array of cases. Nonetheless, we now have specialized courts in many key policy areas. This book provides a ... More

Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War StatesTransforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War States: Transforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Matthew Hoddie and Caroline A. Hartzell (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226351247
eISBN:
9780226351261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226351261.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Among the more frequent and most devastating of conflicts, civil wars—from Yugoslavia to Congo—frequently reignite and even spill over into the international sphere. Given the inherent fragility of ... More

Success and Failure in Limited WarInformation and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Spencer D. Bakich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since World War II, the United States has waged multiple limited wars in regions around the world. Despite its frequent participation however, America has a mixed strategic record in these ... More

Talking about PoliticsInformal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Katherine Cramer Walsh

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Whether at parties, around the dinner table, or at the office, people talk about politics all the time. Yet while such conversations are a common part of everyday life, political scientists know very ... More

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