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The American IllnessEssays on the Rule of Law

The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

F. H. Buckley (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book brings together twenty-plus contributors from the fields of law, economics, and international relations to look at whether the U.S. legal system is contributing to the country's long ... More

Benjamin V. CohenArchitect of the New Deal

Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

William Lasser

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A key figure in the administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, Benjamin V. Cohen (1894–1983) was a major architect of public policy from the first days of FDR's presidency through ... More

Bush v. GoreThe Question of Legitimacy

Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Bruce Ackerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

It was believed that the Supreme Court's intervention in the 2000 election would shape American law and democracy long after George W. Bush has left the White House. This book brings together a broad ... More

The Imprint of Congress

The Imprint of Congress

David R. Mayhew

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215700
eISBN:
9780300227949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of job has America's routinely disparaged legislative body actually done? This book provides an insightful historical analysis of the U.S. Congress's performance from the late eighteenth ... More

A Mere MachineThe Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

A Mere Machine: The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

Anna Harvey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300171112
eISBN:
9780300199192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Introductory textbooks on American government tell us that the Supreme Court is independent from the elected branches and that independent courts better protect rights than their more deferential ... More

The Quest for Drug ControlPolitics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Between 1960 and 1980 various administrations attempted to deal with a rising tide of illicit drug use that was unprecedented in U.S. history. This book provides a close look at the politics and ... More

Same Sex, Different StatesWhen Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines

Same Sex, Different States: When Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines

Andrew Koppelman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113402
eISBN:
9780300135138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113402.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Must a state in which gay marriage is not legal recognize such a marriage performed in another state? The Constitution does not require recognition in all cases, but it does forbid states from ... More

The Tragedy of Child Care in America

The Tragedy of Child Care in America

Edward Zigler, Katherine Marsland, and Heather Lord

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122336
eISBN:
9780300156263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122336.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why the United States has failed to establish a comprehensive high-quality child care program is the question at the center of this book. The book presents a firsthand history of the policy making ... More

Underdog PoliticsThe Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives

Underdog Politics: The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives

Matthew N. Green

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300181036
eISBN:
9780300182262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181036.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book disputes the conventional belief that the minority party in the US House of Representatives is an unimportant political player. Examining the record of the House minority party from 1970 to ... More

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