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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

"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

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

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

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

Governed through Choice"Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Governed through Choice: "Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Jennifer M. Denbow

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479828838
eISBN:
9781479808977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Women in the contemporary United States are facing heightened surveillance of their reproductive health and decisions in areas ranging from abortion law to sterilization regulation. While many of ... 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

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

No Shortcut to ChangeAn Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World

No Shortcut to Change: An Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World

Kara Ellerby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479893607
eISBN:
9781479803521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Gender equality has become a central aspect of global governance and development in the twenty-first century. States increasingly promote women in government, ensure women’s economic rights, and ... 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

Policy DriftShared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Norma M. Riccucci

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy is a seminal book that closely examines the role of shared powers on shifts or drifts in three critical areas of domestic public ... 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

Transnational Feminism in the United StatesKnowledge, Ethics, Power

Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Leela Fernandes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The acceleration of economic globalization and the rapid global flows of people, culture, and information have intensified the importance of developing transnational understandings of contemporary ... More

Trust in Black AmericaRace, Discrimination, and Politics

Trust in Black America: Race, Discrimination, and Politics

Shayla C. Nunnally

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758656
eISBN:
9780814759301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758656.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The more citizens trust their government, the better democracy functions. However, African Americans have long suffered from the lack of equal protection by their government, and the racial ... More

The Twilight of Social ConservatismAmerican Culture Wars in the Obama Era

The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

John Dombrink

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the ongoing contests and shifting political and social landscape of America in the Obama era as it applies to the core elements of the “culture war.” It considers a central ... More

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