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Divided Highways
Building the Interstate Highways, Transforming American Life
Tom Lewis
An engaging history of the people and policies that profoundly transformed the American landscape—and the daily lives of Americans.



Dividing Citizens
Gender and Federalism in New Deal Public Policy
Suzanne Mettler
Rich with implications for current debates over citizenship and welfare policy, this book provides a detailed historical account of how governing institutions and public policies shape social status and civic life.



Double Paradox
Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China
Andrew Wedeman
Andrew Wedeman seeks to explain why the Chinese economy performed so well despite widespread corruption at almost kleptocratic levels. He cautions that rapid growth requires ongoing and improved anti-corruption efforts and strong property rights.



Drawing the Lines
Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics
Nicholas R. Seabrook
Drawing the Lines, Nicholas R. Seabrook uses a combination of political science methods and legal studies insights to investigate the effects of redistricting on U.S. House elections. He concludes that partisan gerrymandering poses far less of a threat to democratic accountability than conventional wisdom would suggest. 



An Education in Politics
The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind
Jesse H. Rhodes
In this work, Jesse H. Rhodes shows how the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 and its prescriptive policies arose out of the dynamic of decentralized authority established in the American federal system.



Embryo Politics
Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies
Thomas Banchoff
A comprehensive overview of political struggles about embryo research over four decades in four countries.



Empire of Water
An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply
David Soll
Empire of Water explores the history of New York City's water system from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century, focusing on the geographical, environmental, and political repercussions of the city's search for more water.



Employee Pensions
Policies, Problems, and Possibilities
This volume outlines a fresh view on pension plans from the perspective of both the employer and employee, describing the possibilities in American labor relations and in Congress to meet employers' needs to compete and to fulfill the enduring desire...



Everyone Counts
Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?
Josh Lerner
As more and more communities turn to participatory budgeting as a means of engaging citizens, prioritizing civic projects, and allocating local, state, and federal funding, this cogent volume will offer guidance and inspiration to others who want to transform democracy in the United States and elsewhere.



Fields of Combat
Understanding PTSD among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
Erin P. Finley
Understanding PTSD among today's veterans and how it is handled by the military and VA system.



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