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Modern AlbaniaFrom Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Fred C. Abrahams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the early 1990s, Albania, arguably Europe’s most closed and repressive state, began a startling transition out of forty years of self-imposed Communist isolation. Albanians who were not allowed to ... More

Moving Working Families ForwardThird Way Policies That Can Work

Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work

Robert Cherry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717189
eISBN:
9780814769904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Even as the U.S. political system remains deeply divided between right and left, there is a clear yearning for a more moderate third way that navigates an intermediate position to address the most ... More

Muscular NationalismGender, Violence, and Empire in India and Ireland, 1914-2004

Muscular Nationalism: Gender, Violence, and Empire in India and Ireland, 1914-2004

Sikata Banerjee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789766
eISBN:
9780814789773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789766.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A particular dark triumph of modern nationalism has been its ability to persuade citizens to sacrifice their lives for a political vision forged by emotional ties to a common identity. Both men and ... More

The New Black PoliticianCory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Andra Gillespie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

At the beginning of the 21st century, a vanguard of young, affluent black leadership has emerged, often clashing with older generations of black leadership for power. The 2002 Newark mayoral race, ... More

Passions and EmotionsNOMOS LIII

Passions and Emotions: NOMOS LIII

James E. Fleming (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760147
eISBN:
9780814763490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760147.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Throughout the history of moral, political, and legal philosophy, many have portrayed passions and emotions as being opposed to reason and good judgment. At the same time, others have defended ... More

The People's NewsMedia, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Joseph E. Uscinski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In an ideal world, journalists act selflessly and in the public interest regardless of the financial consequences. However, in reality, news outlets no longer provide the most important and ... More

Preventive ForceDrones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

Kerstin Fisk (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479857531
eISBN:
9781479880997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

More so than in the past, the US is now embracing the logic of preventive force: using military force to counter potential threats around the globe before they have fully materialized. From the war ... More

The Price of Progressive PoliticsThe Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Rose Ernst

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Through the voices of women activists in the welfare rights movement across the United States, this book exposes the contemporary reality of welfare rights politics, revealing how the language of ... More

Selling Welfare ReformWork-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Frank Ridzi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The 1996 Welfare Reform Act promised to end welfare as we knew it. This book uses rich ethnographic detail to examine how new welfare-to-work policies, time limits, and citizenship documentation ... More

Tea Party WomenMama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Melissa Deckman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines why women have emerged as leaders of the Tea Party and what their emergence means for American politics. Through extensive interviews with a variety of Tea Party women, ... More

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