Political Science

Urban Imaginaries: Locating the Modern City Urban Imaginaries Locating the Modern City Alev Çınar and Thomas Bender, Editors 2007 Spring
New global perspectives on urban life
Toward a Global Idea of Race Toward a Global Idea of Race Denise Ferreira da Silva 2007 Spring
Breaks open the concept of race in a modern, global world.
Political Life in Cairo’s New Quarters: Encountering the Everyday State Political Life in Cairo’s New Quarters Encountering the Everyday State Salwa Ismail 2006 Fall
Explores everyday politics in Cairo’s new urban neighborhoods
A Kinder, Gentler America: Melancholia and the Mythical 1950s A Kinder, Gentler America Melancholia and the Mythical 1950s Mary Caputi 2005 Fall
Examines the 1950s nostalgia that has influenced American politics since the Reagan era
Making a Better World: Public Housing, the Red Scare, and the Direction of Modern Los Angeles Making a Better World Public Housing, the Red Scare, and the Direction of Modern Los Angeles Don Parson 2005 Spring
Chronicles the demise of public housing and social reform
Politics the Wellstone Way: How to Elect Progressive Candidates and Win on Issues Politics the Wellstone Way How to Elect Progressive Candidates and Win on Issues Wellstone Action Bill Lofy, Editor 2005 Fall
A comprehensive, step-by-step guide to successful grassroots campaigning and organizing
Beyond Gated Politics: Reflections for the Possibility of Democracy Beyond Gated Politics Reflections for the Possibility of Democracy Romand Coles 2005 Fall
Offers an innovative intervention into the landscape of contemporary political theory
Divided Korea: Toward a Culture of Reconciliation Divided Korea Toward a Culture of Reconciliation Roland Bleiker 2008 Spring
Offers a fundamental rethinking of Korean security
Virtue, Fortune, and Faith: A Genealogy of Finance Virtue, Fortune, and Faith A Genealogy of Finance Marieke de Goede 2005 Spring
A revealing examination of the frequently misunderstood history of contemporary financial markets
Modernity, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey: Bodies, Places, and Time Modernity, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey Bodies, Places, and Time Alev Çınar 2005 Spring
A surprising look at the relation between Islam and modernity
This Is the City: Making Model Citizens in Los Angeles This Is the City Making Model Citizens in Los Angeles Ronald J. Schmidt Jr. 2004 Fall
A history of the urban and political forces in L.A. that sought to create virtuous and docile citizens
Contingent States: Greater China and Transnational Relations Contingent States Greater China and Transnational Relations William A. Callahan 2004 Fall
Studies the economic and ideological flow that permeates the borders of the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Korea
The Abolition of White Democracy The Abolition of White Democracy Joel Olson 2004 Fall
Offers a new way of understanding the tortured relationship between race and democracy in the United States
Native to the Nation: Disciplining Landscapes and Bodies in Australia Native to the Nation Disciplining Landscapes and Bodies in Australia Allaine Cerwonka 2004 Spring
How people manipulate local landscape to define their place in the world
The Politics of the Global The Politics of the Global Himadeep Muppidi 2004 Fall
Examines globalism as a social production, opening up new paths of resistance