political science

Top Altmetric Mentions, January 17-24: Political Science

by Kathryn Beaton January 30, 2017

Now, more than ever, it feels like the pressure is on to hash out complex issues in a hurry—on Twitter and Facebook, in attention-grabbing headlines. In a time of quick reactions and heightened polarization, the deeply researched and rigorously reviewed academic books published by university presses can provide the context, data, and nuance that help us all to better understand current events. This has never been more relevant than it is than now, as we reflect on the first week of a new US presidency and the end of Academic Book Week. Below, please find a sampling of titles from […]

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Avoid Glenn Beck Rally Attendance: Stop by Our Booth at the 2010 American Political Science Association Meeting in Washington, D.C.

by kris bishop August 29, 2010

The University of Michigan Press will be hosting our annual book display at the American Political Science Association Meeting in Washington, D.C. at booth #210. If you’re into that sort of thing, you should stop by and check out some of our new political science releases below in person. In the meantime, click on a title for more information: FEATURED TITLE: Presidential Elections, 1789-2008: County, State, and National Mapping of Election Data by Donald R. Deskins, Jr., Hanes Walton, Jr., and Sherman C. Puckett   NEW RELEASES: Americans, Congress, and Democratic Responsiveness: Public Evaluations of Congress and Electoral Consequences (paperback) […]

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David Kairys on Law and Disorder Radio

by University of Michigan Press August 17, 2009

A memoir that is also a compelling page-turner, Philadelphia Freedom is the poignant, informative, often inspiring account of renowned civil-rights lawyer David Kairys’s personal quest for achieving social justice during the turbulent 1960s and 70s. Philadelphia Freedom brings us intimately and directly into Kairys’s burgeoning law career and the struggles of the 60s as his professional and private life navigated the turmoil and promise of the civil rights and antiwar movements. Listen to an interview with Kairys on Law and Disorder radio. Learn more about Philadelphia Freedom: Memoir of a Civil Rights Lawyer.

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Online University Press Course Adoption Catalogs Available

by University of Michigan Press September 25, 2008

Selectively view exam copy offers and discounts on 700+ books at: www.aaupnet.org/programs/marketing/courseadopt/ The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) has made their new Spring 2009 Course Adoption catalogs available to view and print out online. Choose from eight different subject catalogs, including American History, Multicultural Studies, and Political Science. All contain examination offers, adoption policies, and special discounts for Four-Year and Graduate level faculty. These titles, which include professional, reference and paperbacks, represent the finest in academic publishing. View catalogs online at: www.aaupnet.org/programs/marketing/courseadopt/ View UMP selections in the Literature and Literary Criticism and Political Science catalogs.

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Legislative Politics and Policy Making, New Series from UMP

by University of Michigan Press September 12, 2008

Series Editors: Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Ohio State University and David Canon, University of Wisconsin We would like to announce our new series "Legislative Politics and Policy Making," which we believe will provide in the years to come, some much-needed reading material for everyone from The Hill to The Classroom. The series will cover both Congress and state legislatures and welcome both quantitative and qualitative work. We envision a series that the best legislative scholars look to as a place to get their work published in and a series that scholars naturally peruse when striving to keep abreast in the field […]

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