Examines the causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the US Supreme Court.
Do US Supreme Court justices withdraw from cases when they are supposed to? What happens when the Court is down a member? In Ethics and Accountability on the US Supreme Court, Robert J. Hume provides the first comprehensive examination of the causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the Supreme Court. Using original da...(Read More)
Nathan Sanford in the Era of the Early Republic Ann Sandford - Author
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
Set in the tumultuous decades of post-revolutionary America, Reluctant Reformer brings to light the long neglected New York lawyer-politician, Nathan Sanford. As a lawyer, Sanford contributed to modern property la...(Read More)
The Eros Effect and Global Revolution Jason Del Gandio - Editor AK Thompson - Editor Peter Marcuse - Foreword by
Provides answers to one of the enduring paradoxes of mass social change.
From the events of May 1968 to the Arab Spring and Occupy, we have seen social movements develop spontaneously around the globe propelling thousands and, at times, millions of people into the streets to demand an end to oppression.
“In order to make sense of such events, the authors draw on George Katsiaficas&r...(Read More)
Explores the role of rhetoric and the racial classification of Asian American immigrants in the early twentieth century.
From 1870 to 1940, racial eligibility for naturalization in the United States was limited to “free white persons” and “aliens of African nativity and persons of African descent,” and many interpreted these restrictions to reflect a policy of Asian exclusion based on the conclusion that...(Read More)
The Politics of Unreason
The Frankfurt School and the Origins of Modern Antisemitism Lars Rensmann - Author
The first systematic analysis of the Frankfurt School’s research and theorizing on modern antisemitism.
Although the Frankfurt School represents one of the most influential intellectual traditions of the twentieth century, its multifaceted work on modern antisemitism has so far largely been neglected. The Politics of Unreason fills this gap, providing the first systematic study of the Frankfurt Scho...(Read More)
Dysfunction and Corruption in an American Statehouse Seymour P. Lachman - Author Robert Polner - With
Shines a light on the dark corners of New York’s legislature and points the way to much-needed reform. Failed State is both an original account of a state legislature in urgent need of reform and a call to action for those who would fix it. Drawing on his experiences both in and out of state government, former New York State senator Seymour P. Lachman reveals and explores Albany’s hush-hush, top-down processe...(Read More)