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Imperial Rule and the Politics of Nationalism: Anti-Colonial Protest in the French Empire

Why did colonial subjects mobilize for national independence from the French empire? This question has rarely been posed because the answer appears obvious: in the modern era, nationalism was bound to confront colonialism. This book argues against taking nationalist mobilization for granted. Contrary to conventional accounts, it shows that nationalism was not the only or […]


We the People

We the People is the best text for showing students that politics is relevant to their lives and that political participation matters—especially in the digital age. Based on the full-length text, this low-priced, very brief text offers authoritative coverage of the core topics in American politics. New co-author Caroline Tolbert brings expertise in political behavior to […]


Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in America

The American racial order—the beliefs and practices that organize relationships among the nation’s many races and ethnicities—is undergoing its greatest transformation since the 1960s. Creating a New Racial Order takes a groundbreaking look at the reasons behind this dramatic change, from the late twentieth century to today, and considers what parts of the American population have been […]


Immigration Nations

Prof. Michael Hanchard talks about why immigration is such a hot-button issue in the latest Arts & Sciences Magazine.


How the Race Will Be Won

Political Science Associate Professor Adam Sheingate shares his views on some critical, and sometimes overlooked, components of winning a presidential campaign in the latest Arts & Sciences Magazine.


A Day Late and a Euro Short

Prof. Nicolas Jabko participates in a faculty roundtable discussion on the economic crisis in Europe…why it started, who it might harm, and how to fix it, in the latest Arts & Sciences Magazine.


Playing the Market: A Political Strategy for Uniting Europe, 1985-2005

In the 1980s and 1990s, Nicolas Jabko suggests, the character of European integration altered radically, from slow growth to what he terms a “quiet revolution.” In Playing the Market, he traces the political strategy that underlay the move from the Single Market of 1986 through the official creation of the European Union in 1992 to the […]


Alker and IR: Global Studies in an Interconnected World

International Relations have rarely been considered a synthesis of humanistic and social sciences approaches to understand the complex connections of a global, and globalizing, world. One of the few scholars to have accomplished this creative blend was Hayward R. Alker. Alker and IR presents a set of visionary and original essays from scholars who have […]


A Guide to the United States Constitution (second edition)

In lively prose, Professors Ackerman and Ginsberg explain the origins of each constitutional provision, assess the ways in which each has been used and interpreted over time, and examine the controversies that continue to surround key constitutional principles such as the president’s powers to regulate interstate commerce. The authors also address a number of long-standing […]