Political Science
(by title)

Politics / African-American Studies

African Americans in Global Affairs

A long-overdue introduction to the multifaceted nature of African American participation in global affairs
Clemons, Michael L., ed.

Political Science & Government

Approaching Deliberative Democracy

A collection of articles on the theory and practice of deliberative democracy edited by Robert Cavalier.
Cavalier, Robert, ed.

African Studies / Politics

Artisanal Diamond Mining

This work makes a significant contribution to our progress towards the vision of artisanal alluvial diamond mining communities that are conflict and exploitation free.
Vlassenroot, Koen; Van Bockstael, Steven, eds.

Philosophy / Political Science & Government

Autobiographical, Scientific, Religious, Moral, and Literary Writings
Trans. from the French

Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Christopher Kelly, trans. and ed.

Biography / Political Science & Government

Best of Times, Worst of Times

A memoir by a prominent and highly respected historian and political commentator
Laqueur, Walter

Political Science & Government / Sociology / International Relations

Beyond Tocqueville

An interdisciplinary collection of historical and comparative articles on civil society and the social capital debate.
Edwards, Bob, Michael W. Foley, Mario Diani (eds)

Political Science & Government / Public Policy / Massachusetts

Blue State Blues

A political neophyte challenges the status quo or How a Cranky Conservative Launched a Campaign and Found Himself the Liberal Candidate (and Still Lost)
Slavitt, David R.

Political Science & Government / Ecology & Environmental Studies / History / Pittsburgh

Citizen Environmentalists

A telling look at the lives and strategies of women environmental activists in the long 1960s, solidly grounded in a national context
Longhurst, James

Women's Studies / Religion / Politics

Citizenship, Faith, and Feminism

The first book to examine religious feminist activists in Israel, the U.S., and Kuwait
Feldman, Jan

Political Science & Government / International Relations / Canadian Studies

Civic Literacy

A comparative, international analysis of political participation and the decline in civic engagement.
Milner, Henry

Political Science & Government

Civil Society

A guide for what citizen leaders and teachers must do to ensure that our democracy will last another century.
O’Connell, Brian. John W. Gardner, fwd.

Political Science & Government / History / Economics & Business / International Studies

The Civil Society Reader

A “civil society” anthology for experts and students alike.
Hodgkinson, Virginia and Michael W. Foley, eds.

Political Science & Government / Philanthropy & Charity

Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the Commons

Traces the historical development of civil society and philanthropy in the West and analyzes their role in solving the problems faced by modern liberal democracy
Sievers, Bruce R.

African Studies / Politics

Conflict and Social Transformation in Eastern DR Congo

This volume makes a strong case that efforts to end war and promote sustainable development in the eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo should be grounded in attention that lie beneath the more often discussed international and regional dimensions of the conflict.
Vlassenroot, Koen and Raeymakers, Timothy, eds.

Jewish Studies

Confronting the Nation

Mosse, George L.

Biography / Connecticut / Politics

Crowbar Governor

First biography of one of Connecticut’s most colorful and notorious statesmen
Murphy, Kevin

Politics / New York

Crown Heights

The first full-length scholarly study of the only antisemitic riot in American history
Shapiro, Edward S.

Dance / Political Science & Government

Dance for Export

A little-known episode in the history of dance that illuminates the broader subject of cultural policy during the Cold War era.
Prevots, Naima. Eric Foner, introd.

American History / Biography / Political Science & Government

Daniel Webster, “The Completest Man”

Shewmaker, Kenneth E., ed. Charles M. Wiltse, Editor-in-Chief. William H. Rehnquist, fwd.; Irving H. Bartlett, Maurice G. Baxter, Richard N. Current, and Howard Jones, essays

Poetry / Political Science & Government

Divorce Boxing

A collection of poems by D.C. Berry.
Berry, D.C.

Political Science & Government / International Relations / Communism & Socialism / Cold War Studies

A Documentary History of Communism and the World
3rd ed. rev.

The final edition of a valuable reference work documenting the story of Communism from its beginnings to its amazing collapse.
Daniels, Robert V., ed., introd., notes, and original trans.

Political Science & Government / Eastern Europe History / Communism & Socialism / Cold War Studies

A Documentary History of Communism in Russia
3rd rev. ed.

An extensive revision of the valued but unobtainable 1960 edition. Nearly 300 key documents are now readily available in translation.
Daniels, Robert V. ed. introd. notes, and original trans.

Political Science & Government / Ecology & Environmental Studies

Eagle Over the Ice

An examination of international governance of the Antarctic continent -- one of the few success stories of international cooperation -- as viewed through the lens of US politics.
Joyner, Christopher C., and Ethel R. Theis

Biography / Politics

Ella Grasso

Intimate portrait of Connecticut’s first female governor
Purmont, Jon E.

History / Political Science & Government / International Relations / Current Events

Ethnicity, Race, And American Foreign Policy

This book sheds a disconcerting light on a familiar history, contending that ethnoracial considerations and especially British-American ethnocentrism have often taken priority over morality, ideology, and other factors in determining U.S. foreign policy.
Deconde, Alexander

Eastern Europe History / British & European History / Political Science & Government

Europeanization and Conflict Resolution

This volume studies the relevance of European integration for conflict settlement and conflict resolution in divided states such as Cyprus or Serbia and Montenegro.
Coppieters, Bruno, Emerson, Michael; Huysseune, Michel; Kozviridze, Tamara; Noutcheva, Gergana; Tocci, Nathalie & Vahl, Marius

American History / Political Science & Government

The Federalist

The definitive edition of the historic essays by ALEXANDER HAMILTON, JAMES MADISON and JOHN JAY, fully annotated and reproduced from the original text.
Cooke, Jacob E., ed., intr., and notes.

Political Science & Government / Sociology

From Neighborhood to Nation

A study of the unique impact of participatory and representative democracy on policy outcomes at local, state, and national levels.
Thomson, Ken

Political Science & Government / Civics

The Future of Democracy

A nonpartisan clarion call for civic renewal to restore American democracy
Levine, Peter

International Relations / Political Science & Government


The definitive volume on globalization from a comparative politics perspective
Wiarda, Howard J., editor

Law / Biography / Political Science & Government

Holmes and Frankfurter

The first publication of an extensive correspondence between two of the century's greatest American jurists.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, and Felix Frankfurter. Robert M. Mennel and Christine L. Compston, eds

Military History / Political Science & Government

In Words and Deeds

The first-ever survey of inspirational battle speeches from Greco-Roman times to the present
Miller, Richard F.

Political Science & Government

The Internet Generation

An investigation of political disengagement among young people in North America and Europe
Milner, Henry

Middle East Studies / Politics

Israel, Jordan, and Palestine

An astute assessment of the relationship between Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians, with scenarios for the future of Palestinian statehood
Susser, Asher

Biography - Political / Politics

Joe Moakley's Journey

The first biography of the popular, long-serving congressman from South Boston
Schneider, Mark Robert

Memoir / Politics

Journeys to War and Peace

A fascinating memoir by a key player in international affairs during the Carter, Reagan, and G. H. W. Bush administrations
Solarz, Stephen J., and Norman Ornstein, fwd.

American History / Political Science & Government

The Liberal Mind in a Conservative Age

An excellent study of American intellectuals in the 40’s and 50’s.
Pells, Richard H.

Memoir / Politics

Making the News, Taking the News

Veteran reporter and Washington insider reflects on personal experiences and public events in the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s
Nessen, Ron

American History / Political Science & Government / Biography / Law & Policy Studies

The Mind of the Founder

An authentic and responsible selection of Madison’s writings.
Madison, James. Marvin Meyers, ed.

Political Science & Government / History

The Nation in History

An expert analyzes the major debates between historians and social scientists on the nature and development of ethnic communities, nations, and nationalism.
Smith, Anthony D.

Ecology & Environmental Studies / Public Policy / Political Science & Government

National Defense and the Environment

A cogent examination of the issues involved in applying environmental laws to national security activities.
Dycus, Stephen

Political Science & Government

New Citizens, New Policies?

This book sheds light on the policies pursued by the authorities in Canada and Flanders in terms of their expectations of ‘newcomers’.
d'Haenens, Leen; Hooghe, Marc; Vanheule, Dirk; Gezduci, Hasibe

Economics & Business / Politics / Sustainable Development

The Other Road to Serfdom and the Path to Sustainable Democracy

Eric Zencey’s frontal assault on the “infinite planet” foundations of neoconservative political thought
Zencey, Eric

Philosophy / Political Science & Government

The Plan for Perpetual Peace, On the Government of Poland, and Other Writings on History and Politics
Trans. from the French

The Collected Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Volume 11.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

Sports History / Politics

Playing Tough

A history of the interplay of sports and politics around the world
Abrams, Roger I.

Political Science & Government / Urban Studies / Rhode Island

Providence, The Renaissance City

The authoritative account of one city’s dramatic rebirth.
Leazes, Jr., Francis J., Motte, Mark T.; Garrahy, J. Joseph, Sundlun, Bruce, intro; Evans, Barnaby, fwd

Ancient History / Political Science & Government

The Roman Republic in Political Thought

An experienced scholar explains why the legendary early Republic, rather than the historical Republic of Cicero, has most influenced later political thought.
Millar, Fergus

Philosophy / Political Science & Government / Women's Studies

Rousseau on Women, Love, and Family
Trans. from the French

An exceptional anthology designed for courses on Rousseau, the history of philosophy, and women’s studies
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Kelly, Christopher and Eve Grace, eds.

Philosophy / Political Science & Government / Literary Criticism - French

Social Contract, Discourse on the Virtue Most Necessary for a Hero, Political Fragments, and Geneva Manuscript
Trans. from the French

One of the most important and influential works in Western political thought
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Roger D. Masters, and Christopher Kelly, trans.

Political Science & Government / Philanthropy & Charity / Sociology

Social Enterprise

The first comparative look at how social enterprise is shaped by local conditions worldwide
Kerlin, Janelle A., ed.

Politics / Economics & Business / Philanthropy & Charity


A courageous call to free charity from its ideological and economic constraints
Pallotta, Dan

Biography / Politics

An Uncommon Man

The only biography of Claiborne Pell, the six-term senator from Rhode Island best known as the sponsor of the educational Pell Grants
Miller, G. Wayne

Political Science & Government / Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Voting Amid Violence

Timely lessons from Colombia on the coexistence of civil democracy and political violence in the context of international affairs and institutional reform
Taylor, Steven L.

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