Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 61-70 of 72 items for:

  • Political Science x
Clear All

View:

The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu's “Spirit of the Laws”

The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu's “Spirit of the Laws”

Thomas L. Pangle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645490
eISBN:
9780226645520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Spirit of the Laws—Montesquieu's huge, complex, and enormously influential work—is considered one of the central texts of the Enlightenment, laying the foundation for the liberally democratic ... More

The Total Survey Error ApproachA Guide to the New Science of Survey Research

The Total Survey Error Approach: A Guide to the New Science of Survey Research

Herbert F. Weisberg

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891279
eISBN:
9780226891293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891293.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1939, George Gallup's American Institute of Public Opinion published a pamphlet optimistically titled The New Science of Public Opinion Measurement. At the time, though, survey research was in its ... More

Transition ScenariosChina and the United States in the Twenty-First Century

Transition Scenarios: China and the United States in the Twenty-First Century

David P. Rapkin and William R. Thompson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226040332
eISBN:
9780226040509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040509.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is considerable speculation that the twenty-first century will witness a systemic leadership transition in which the United States, the incumbent system leader, is passed by China. The ... More

The Two ReconstructionsThe Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

The Two Reconstructions: The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

Richard M. Valelly

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226845289
eISBN:
9780226845272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226845272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Reconstruction era marked a huge political leap for African Americans, who rapidly went from the status of slaves to voters and officeholders. Yet this hard-won progress lasted only a few ... More

Us Against ThemEthnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Donald R. Kinder and Cindy D. Kam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226435701
eISBN:
9780226435725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Ethnocentrism—our tendency to partition the human world into in-groups and out-groups—pervades societies around the world. Surprisingly, though, few scholars have explored its role in political life. ... More

The Wartime PresidentExecutive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226048253
eISBN:
9780226048420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Wartime President evaluates the ways in which major U.S. wars reshape our domestic politics generally, and relations between the president and Congress in particular. While paying homage to rich ... More

When Peace Is Not EnoughHow the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

When Peace Is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

Atalia Omer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226008073
eISBN:
9780226008240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008240.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The state of Israel is often spoken of as a haven for the Jewish people, a place rooted in the story of a nation dispersed, wandering the earth in search of their homeland. Born in adversity but ... More

Who Leads Whom?Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Who Leads Whom?: Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Brandice Canes-Wrone

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226092805
eISBN:
9780226092492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092492.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This title is an ambitious study that addresses some of the most important questions in contemporary American politics: Do presidents pander to public opinion by backing popular policy measures that ... More

Why Not Parties?Party Effects in the United States Senate

Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Nathan W. Monroe, Jason M. Roberts, and David W. Rohde (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534879
eISBN:
9780226534947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534947.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent research on the U.S. House of Representatives largely focuses on the effects of partisanship, but the strikingly less frequent studies of the Senate still tend to treat parties as secondary ... More

Why Welfare States PersistThe Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Why Welfare States Persist: The Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Clem Brooks and Jeff Manza

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075839
eISBN:
9780226075952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

With accumulating evidence casting doubt on forecasts of imminent decline in welfare states, some recent scholarship has instead focused on a different scenario: the prospects for cross-national ... More

View: