Contemporary Political and Social Issues (Series)

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Culture Wars and Enduring American Dilemmas

Research showing America's politics may be more based on personal choice than party or cultural divisions

Trust beyond Borders

Immigration, the Welfare State, and Identity in Modern Societies

How immigration influences popular concepts of citizenship and civic trust

Barack Obama's America

How New Conceptions of Race, Family, and Religion Ended the Reagan Era

Research and reflections on the American demographic shift that led to the election of President Barack Obama

America at Risk

Threats to Liberal Self-Government in an Age of Uncertainty

A group of eminent thinkers and writers address the question, what are some of the greatest dangers facing America today?

The New Imperial Presidency

Renewing Presidential Power after Watergate

Has the imperial presidency returned? This question has been on the minds of many contemporary political observers, as recent American administrations have aimed to consolidate power

America Beyond Black and White

How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide

An impassioned argument for reassessing America's understanding of race and ethnicity

Putting Faith in Partnerships

Welfare-to-Work in Four Cities

The first major work to examine welfare-to-work programs and their implications for public policy