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Class Divide
Yale '64 and the Conflicted Legacy of the Sixties
Howard Gillette
Howard Gillette Jr. draws on more than one hundred interviews with representative members of the Yale class of ’64 to examine how they were challenged by the issues that would define the...

Coalitions across the Class Divide
Lessons from the Labor, Peace, and Environmental Movements
Fred Rose
Too often struggles for jobs and economic justice have been divided from social goals such as peace or protecting the environment. How do we create an economy where both the process and product of work serve life-sustaining goals? Coalitions across...

Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization
Lessons from Empowerment Zones
Michael J. Rich, Michael Rich, Robert P. Stoker
Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker confront the puzzle of why the outcomes achieved by the original Empowerment Zones varied so...

Conflict of Interests
Organized Labor and the Civil Rights Movement in the South, 1954–1968
Alan Draper

Constitutional Originalism
A Debate
Robert W. Bennett, Lawrence B. Solum
Elucidates the debate between constitutional originalism and the "living constitution"...

Constructive Illusions
Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation
Eric Grynaviski
Eric Grynaviski challenges this conventional wisdom by arguing that when nations wrongly believe they share a mutual understanding, international cooperation is actually more likely, and more productive, than if they had a genuine understanding of each other's...

Contested Ground
Collective Action and the Urban Neighborhood
John Emmius Davis

Coping with Adversity
Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy
Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, Edward Hill
Coping with Adversity addresses the question of why some metropolitan-area regional economies are resilient in the face of economic shocks and chronic distress while others are not. It is particularly concerned with what public policies make a difference in whether a region is resilient. The authors employ a wide range of techniques to examine...

Cornell '69
Liberalism and the Crisis of the American University
Donald Alexander Downs
In April 1969, one of America's premier universities was celebrating parents' weekend—and the student union was an armed camp, occupied by over eighty defiant members of the campus's Afro-American Society. Marching out Sunday night, the protesters...

The Countryside in the Age of the Modern State
Political Histories of Rural America
This book moves rural history into explorations of modern politics: diverse rural peoples and their complex relationships to the American state in the twentieth century.

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