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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

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

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

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

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

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

Cutting the FuseThe Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Robert A. Pape and James K. Feldman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a wealth of new knowledge about the origins of suicide terrorism and strategies to stop it. It presents the results of examinations of every suicide terrorist attack worldwide from ... More

Dangerous FramesHow Ideas about Race and Gender Shape Public Opinion

Dangerous Frames: How Ideas about Race and Gender Shape Public Opinion

Nicholas J. G. Winter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226902364
eISBN:
9780226902388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226902388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In addition to their obvious roles in American politics, race and gender also work in hidden ways to influence profoundly the way we think—and vote—about a vast array of issues that don't seem ... More

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Bumba Mukherjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Does the emergence of democracy in the developing world promote economic globalization? Which societal actors favour and which actors oppose economic globalization and thus trade reforms in ... More

Democracy at RiskHow Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Democracy at Risk: How Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Jennifer L. Merolla and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520544
eISBN:
9780226520568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How do threats of terrorism affect the opinions of citizens? Speculation abounds, but until now no one had marshaled hard evidence to explain the complexities of this relationship. Drawing on data ... More

A Democratic Theory of Judgment

A Democratic Theory of Judgment

Linda M. G. Zerilli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226397849
eISBN:
9780226398037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398037.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For contemporary democratic theory, political judgment is conceptualized wholly in terms of the adjudication of equally rational yet incommensurable value conflicts in the absence of a shared ... More

The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Economic research on climate change has been crucial in advancing our understanding of the consequences of global warming as well as the costs and benefits of the various policies that might reduce ... More

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