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After the RebellionBlack Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Sekou M. Franklin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? This book takes a close look at a variety ... More

American ConservatismNOMOS LVI

American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Sanford Levinson, Melissa Williams, and Joel Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The topic of American conservatism is especially timely, and perhaps volatile. Is there what might be termed an “exceptional” form of conservatism that is characteristically American, in contrast to ... More

"At This Defining Moment"Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

"At This Defining Moment": Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

Enid Lynette Logan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752975
eISBN:
9780814753460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In January 2009, Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States. In the weeks and months following the election, as in those that preceded it, countless social observers from across the ... More

Black MosaicThe Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Candis Watts Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Historically, Black Americans have easily found common ground on political, social, and economic goals. Yet, there are signs of increasing variety of opinion among Blacks in the United States, due in ... More

China, The United States, and the Future of Central AsiaU.S.-China Relations, Volume I

China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

David B.H. Denoon (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first of a three-volume series on the interaction of the United States and China in different regions of the world, this book explores the delicate balance of competing foreign interests in this ... More

China, The United States, and the Future of Latin AmericaU.S.-China Relations, Volume III

China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

David Denoon (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The U.S. has been the preeminent power in Latin America in terms of military capability, foreign investment, and cultural ties. The growing presence of China in Latin America prompted agricultural ... More

China, The United States, and the Future of Southeast AsiaU.S.-China Relations, Volume II

China, The United States, and the Future of Southeast Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume II

David B.H. Denoon (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479866304
eISBN:
9781479826308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479866304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume is the second in a series on U.S.-China relations in regions of the world where neither country is dominant. This book first looks into the economic and political conditions of Southeast ... More

Contagious RepresentationWomen's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784174
eISBN:
9780814784181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784174.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Women's participation in parliaments, high courts, and executive offices worldwide has reached record high numbers, but this global increase in women's representation masks significant variation ... More

Controlling the MessageNew Media in American Political Campaigns

Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Victoria A. "Farrar-Myers and Justin S. Vaughn (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

From the presidential race to the battle for the office of New York City mayor, American political candidates' approach to new media strategy is increasingly what makes or breaks their campaign. ... More

Democracy in Modern IranIslam, Culture, and Political Change

Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change

Ali Mirsepassi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795644
eISBN:
9780814764398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795644.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can Islamic societies embrace democracy? This book maintains that it is possible, demonstrating that Islam is not inherently hostile to the idea of democracy. Rather, it provides new perspective on ... More

Democracy's Blameless LeadersFrom Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Democracy's Blameless Leaders: From Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Neil James Mitchell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761441
eISBN:
9780814763377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From the American and British counter-insurgency in Iraq to the bombing of Dresden and the Amristar Massacre in India, civilians are often abused and killed when they are caught in the cross-fire of ... More

Democratizing InequalitiesDilemmas of the New Public Participation

Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Caroline W. Lee, Michael McQuarrie, and Edward T. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Opportunities to “have your say,” “get involved,” and “join the conversation” are everywhere in public life. From crowdsourcing and town hall meetings to government experiments with social media, ... More

Diaspora Lobbies and the US GovernmentConvergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Josh DeWind and Renata Segura (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As a nation of immigrants, the United States has long accepted that citizens who identify with an ancestral homeland may hold dual loyalties; yet Americans have at times regarded the persistence of ... More

Evolution and MoralityNOMOS LII

Evolution and Morality: NOMOS LII

James E. Fleming and Sanford Levinson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771228
eISBN:
9780814737828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771228.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Can theories of evolution explain the development of our capacity for moral judgment and the content of morality itself? If bad behavior punished by the criminal law is attributable to physical ... More

Federalism and SubsidiarityNOMOS LV

Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

James E. Fleming and Jacob T Levy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book addresses the application and interaction of the concept of federalism within law and government. What are the best justifications for and conceptions of federalism? What are the most ... More

Female Soldiers in Sierra LeoneSex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Megan H. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The eleven-year civil war in Sierra Leone from 1991 to 2002 was incomprehensibly brutal—it is estimated that half of all female refugees were raped and many thousands were killed. While the publicity ... More

Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal StateInequality, Exclusion, and Change

Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change

Leela Fernandes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479800155
eISBN:
9781479813100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800155.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The growing concentration of wealth and the intensification of inequality is a defining feature of the twenty-first century. Debates on questions of economic inequality and exclusion have centered on ... More

Gender, Psychology, and JusticeThe Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System

Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System

Corinne C. Datchi and Julie R. Ancis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479819850
eISBN:
9781479846658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479819850.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book offers a critical analysis of girls’ and women’s experiences in the justice system, from their initial contact with law enforcement to their interaction with prosecutors, judges, and other ... More

Gender, Violence, and Human SecurityCritical Feminist Perspectives

Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Aili Mari Tripp, Myra Marx Ferree, and Christina Ewig (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The nature of human security is changing globally: interstate conflict and even intrastate conflict may be diminishing worldwide, yet threats to individuals and communities persist. Large-scale ... More

Getting to the Rule of LawNOMOS L

Getting to the Rule of Law: NOMOS L

James E. Fleming

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814728437
eISBN:
9780814728789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814728437.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rule of law has been celebrated as “an unqualified human good,” yet there is considerable disagreement about what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or ... More

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