PhD Candidate in Government and Social Policy, Harvard University
Hertel-Fernandez explains the clout of conservative trans-state policy networks – and shows why progressives have a long ways to go to gain parity in the fifty state capitals where legislators fashion health reforms, voting rules, climate regulations, and more.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs, Syracuse University
Just in time for filing season and the next round of debates about “tax reform,” a new book deploys clear prose – and lots of cartoons! – to unravel the mysteries of America’s complex tax system and contending proposals to change it.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Florida State University
Decades after landmark Supreme Court decisions in 1973, abortion remains a flashpoint in U.S. politics. An important new book surveys the shifting legislative and judicial terrain and analyzes how pro-choice and pro-life advocates devise media strategies and deal with dilemmas of publicity.
PhD Candidate in Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Washington to urge the United States to prepare for war to destroy Iran’s nuclear facilities, it is a good time to think through the ways military attacks could backfire on Israel, the United States, and the world community.