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The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change? Second Edition

The Hollow Hope

Can Courts Bring About Social Change? Second Edition

University of Chicago Press (2008)
AU$30.23

In follow-up studies, dozens of reviews, and even a book of essays evaluating his conclusions,...

Minority Report: Evaluating Political Equality in America

Minority Report

Evaluating Political Equality in America

University of Chicago Press (2008)
AU$34.03

Are the views of Latinos and African Americans underrepresented in our federal government?  For...

The Foreign Policy Disconnect: What Americans Want from Our Leaders but Don't Get

The Foreign Policy Disconnect

What Americans Want from Our Leaders but Don't Get

University of Chicago Press (2008)
AU$38.04

With world affairs so troubled, what kind of foreign policy should the United States pursue?...

Mayors and Money: Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago

Mayors and Money

Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago

University of Chicago Press (2010)
AU$47.79

Chicago and New York share similar backgrounds but have had strikingly different fates. Tracing...

The Two Reconstructions: The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

The Two Reconstructions

The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

University of Chicago Press (2009)
AU$48.61

Winner of the 2005 J. David Greenstone Book Award from the Politics and History section of the...

The Rational Public: Fifty Years of Trends in Americans' Policy Preferences

The Rational Public

Fifty Years of Trends in Americans' Policy Preferences

University of Chicago Press (2010)
AU$48.61

This monumental study is a comprehensive critical survey of the policy preferences of the American...

Rational Lives: Norms and Values in Politics and Society

Rational Lives

Norms and Values in Politics and Society

University of Chicago Press (2011)
AU$41.94

Those who study value conflicts have resisted rational choice approaches in the social sciences,...

Rules and Restraint: Government Spending and the Design of Institutions

Rules and Restraint

Government Spending and the Design of Institutions

University of Chicago Press (2008)
AU$36.46

Government spending has increased dramatically in the United States since World War II despite the...

For the Many or the Few: The Initiative, Public Policy, and American Democracy

For the Many or the Few

The Initiative, Public Policy, and American Democracy

University of Chicago Press (2008)
AU$32.40

Direct democracy is alive and well in the United States. Citizens are increasingly using initiatives...

Turf Wars: How Congressional Committees Claim Jurisdiction

Turf Wars

How Congressional Committees Claim Jurisdiction

University of Chicago Press (2008)
AU$39.99

For most bills in American legislatures, the issue of turf—or which committee has jurisdiction over...