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A Political Science Public Sphere

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Perspectives on Politics seeks to provide a space for broad and synthetic discussion within the political science profession and between the profession and the broader scholarly and reading publics. Such discussion necessarily draws on and contributes to the scholarship published in the more specialized journals that dominate our discipline. At the same time, Perspectives seeks to promote a complementary form of broad public discussion and synergistic understanding within the profession that is essential to advancing research and promoting scholarly community.

Perspectives seeks to nurture a political science public sphere, publicizing important scholarly topics, ideas, and innovations, linking scholarly authors and readers, and promoting broad reflexive discussion among political scientists about the work that we do and why this work matters.

Editors:

Jeffrey C. Isaac, Indiana University

Editorial Board and Editorial Staff

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Current Issue: Volume 12 Issue 01

From the Editor: There is a close connection between democracy and intelligence broadly understood. We political scientists no doubt hold many different views about democracy, intelligence, and their connection. At the same time, there can be no doubt that the modern social sciences represent an extraordinary mobilization of specialized social knowledge that is in constant dialogue with the broader forms of “social intelligence” that animate the social world at large. My own way of thinking about these issues is strongly influenced by C. Wright Mills’s The Sociological Imagination, and so I bring this introduction to a close by quoting Mills’s preferred vision: “to remain independent, to do one’s own work, to select one’s own problems, but to direct this work at kings as well as to ‘publics.’ Such a conception prompts us to imagine social science as a sort of public intelligence apparatus, concerned with public issues and private troubles and with the structural trends of our time underlying them both—and to imagine individual social scientists as rational members of a self-controlled association, which we call the social sciences.” Mills’s vision is not the only vision, and indeed while it inspires me in my work as a scholar but also as an editor, it is not the official vision of this journal. Perspectives on Politics seeks to promote a political science public sphere, something that is at once more disciplinary and more academic in orientation that Mills envisioned. At the same time, the points of overlap are obvious. For, like Dewey, Mills believed that social inquiry is not limited to the work of social scientists, and that the work of social science has the capacity to obscure or to illuminate the important issues of our time. Political science is most definitely a social science. And Perspectives on Politics is dedicated to featuring a wide range of political science perspectives on the important issues of our time, in the hope that by being broad and by being interesting, we can promote a lively intellectual culture within the political science discipline, to the benefit of our contributors and readers, but also to the students, universities, and broader public worlds of which we are a part.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Source: Cambridge Journals Online

Gender and Politics
Editorial
Jeffrey C. Isaac
pp 1-6 Abstract

What Is Political Science For?
Research Articles
Jane Mansbridge
pp 8-17 Abstract

Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction
Research Articles
Tali Mendelberg, Christopher F. Karpowitz, J. Baxter Oliphant
pp 18-44 Abstract

Sex-Classification Policies as Transgender Discrimination: An Intersectional Critique
Research Articles
Heath Fogg Davis
pp 45-60 Abstract

The Social Movement as Political Party: The Northern Ireland Women's Coalition and the Campaign for Inclusion
Research Articles
Kimberly B. Cowell-Meyers
pp 61-80 Abstract

Constructing Freedom: Institutional Pathways to Changing the Gender Division of Labor
Research Articles
Elizabeth K. Markovits, Susan Bickford
pp 81-99 Abstract

Racial Winners and Losers in American Party Politics
Research Articles
Zoltan L. Hajnal, Jeremy D. Horowitz
pp 100-118 Abstract

“A Rush and a Push and the Land Is Ours”: Territorial Expansion, Land Policy, and U.S. State Formation
Research Articles
Paul Frymer
pp 119-144 Abstract

Slavery, Emancipation, and the Civil War Transformation of the U.S. State
Review Articles
Rick Valelly
pp 145-152 Abstract

Compromise, Contestation, and the U.S. Constitution
Review Articles
Sanford Levinson
pp 153-159 Abstract

French Political Thought: Its Untapped Traditions
Review Articles
Michael Drolet
pp 160-167 Abstract

A Discussion of Laura sjoberg's Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War
Meeting Report
Sara Meger
pp 168-171 Abstract

A Discussion of Laura sjoberg's Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War
Meeting Report
Matthew Hoddie
pp 172-173 Abstract

A Discussion of Laura sjoberg's Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War
Meeting Report
Cynthia Enloe
pp 174-175 Abstract

A Discussion of Laura sjoberg's Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War
Meeting Report
Elisabeth Prügl
pp 176-177 Abstract

A Discussion of Laura sjoberg's Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War
Meeting Report
Dustin Ells Howes
pp 178-180 Abstract

A Discussion of Celeste Montoya's From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women
Meeting Report
Mary Hawkesworth
pp 181-183 Abstract

A Discussion of Laura sjoberg's Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War
Meeting Report
Oana Băluţă
pp 184-185 Abstract

Book Reviews (see below)

Review Index
Review Articles
pp 302-304 Abstract

PPS volume 12 issue 1 Cover and Front matter
Miscellaneous
pp f1-f10 Abstract

PPS volume 12 issue 1 Cover and Back matter
Miscellaneous
pp b1-b2 Abstract

Book Reviews In this Issue

Critical Dialogue. The Paradox of Gender Equality: How American Women’s Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice. By Kristin A. Goss. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013. 240p. $70.00 cloth, $35.00 paper.

Response to Holly McCammon’s review of The Paradox of Gender Equality: How American Women’s Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice

The U.S. Women’s Jury Movement and Strategic Adaptation. By McCammon Holly J.. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 298p. $99.00.

Response to Kristin Goss’s Review of The U.S. Women’s Jury Movements and Strategic Adaptation: A More Just Verdict

A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia. By Al-Rasheed Madawi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 334p. $99.00 cloth, $29.99 paper.

Enlisting Masculinity: The Construction of Gender in U.S. Military Recruiting Advertising During the All-Volunteer Force. By Brown Melissa T.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 240p. $74.00

Slavery, Abortion, and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning. By Dyer Justin Buckley. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 202p. $90.00 cloth, $29.99 paper.

Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power. By Fernandes Leela. New York: New York University Press, 2013. 256p.$75.00 cloth, $24.00 paper.

Marriage at the Crossroads: Law, Policy and the Brave New World of Twenty-First-Century Families. Edited by Garrison Marsha and Scott Elizabeth S.. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 358p. $103.00 cloth, $35.99 paper.

Selecting Women, Electing Women: Political Representation and Candidate Selection in Latin America. By Hinojosa Magda. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012. 240p. $84.50 cloth, $32.95 paper. Contagious Representation: Women’s Political Representation in Democracies around the World. By Thames Frank C. and Williams Margaret S.. New York: New York University Press, 2013. 208p. $40.00.

Feminist Interpretations of Thomas Hobbes. Edited by J. Nancy and Wright Joanne H.. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012. 312p. $79.95 cloth, $32.95 paper.

Sex and World Peace. By Hudson Valerie M., Ballif-Spanvill Bonnie, Caprioli Mary, and Emmett Chad F.. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 304p. $26.50 cloth, $20.00 paper.

The Woman Who Dared to Vote: The Trial of Susan B. Anthony. By Hull N.E.H.. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2012. 236p. $34.95 cloth, $17.95 paper.

Of Virgins and Martyrs: Women and Sexuality in Global Conflict. By Jacobson David. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 272p. $50.00 cloth, $24.95 paper. Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping. By Kronsell Annica. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 192p. $74.00.

Simone de Beauvoir and the Politics of Ambiguity. By Kruks Sonia. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 224p. $99.00 cloth, $29.95 paper.

Arab America: Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism. By Naber Nadine. New York: New York University Press, 2013. 320p. $75.00 cloth, $25.00 paper.

Republic of Women: Rethinking the Republic of Letters in the Seventeenth Century. By Pal Carol. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012, 342p. $94.00.

Same-Sex Marriage in the United States: The Road to the Supreme Court. By Pierceson Jason. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013. 255p. $45.00 cloth, $24.95 paper.

Gender, Violence, and Popular Culture: Telling Stories. By Shepherd Laura J.. New York: Routledge, 2012. 154p. $130.00 cloth, $44.95 paper.

Making Citizens in Africa: Ethnicity, Gender, and National Identity in Ethiopia. By Smith Lahra. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 252p. $85.00 cloth, $29.99 paper.

Gay Rights at the Ballot Box. By Stone Amy L.. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. 272p. $67.50 cloth, $22.50 paper. American Marriage: A Political Institution. By Yamin Priscilla. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 224 p. $59.95.

Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate. By Swers Michele L.. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. 314p. $90.00 cloth, $30.00 paper.

The Political Economy of Violence against Women. By True Jacqui. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 256p. $99.00 cloth, $24.95 paper.

Fostering Autonomy: A Theory of Citizenship, the State, and Social Service Delivery. By Ben-Ishai Elizabeth. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2012. 208p. $69.95 cloth, $29.95 paper.

Reforming Democracies: Six Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda. By Chalmers Douglas A.. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. 192p. $29.50.

Natural Law and Evangelical Political Thought. Edited by Covington Jesse, McGraw Bryan T., and Watson Micah. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012. 304p.

Political Philosophy versus History? Contextualism and Real Politics in Contemporary Political Thought. Edited by Floyd Jonathan and Stears Marc. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 238p. $103.00 cloth, $33.99 paper.

Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives. By Grant Ruth W.. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. 224p. $24.95.

The Responsibility of Reason: Theory and Practice in a Liberal-Democratic Age. By Hancock Ralph C.. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2011. 346p. $95.00.

Democratic Statecraft: Political Realism and Popular Power. By Maloy J. S.. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 243p. $85.00 cloth, $28.99 paper.

Mortal Gods: Science, Politics, and the Humanist Ambitions of Thomas Hobbes. By Miller Ted H.. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011. 344p. $74.95.

On the People’s Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy. By Pettit Philip. New York: Cambridge University Press. 347p. $70.00 cloth, $24.99 paper.

Hume’s Politics: Coordination and Crisis in the History of England. By Sabl Andrew. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. 352p. $45.00

Campaign Finance in Local Elections: Buying the Grassroots. By Adams Brian E.. Boulder, CO: First Forum Press, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011. 231p. $65.00.

The Political Economy of Public Sector Governance. By Bertelli Anthony M.. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2012. 208p. $28.99.

Oral Arguments and Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court: A Deliberate Dialogue. By Black Ryan C., Johnson Timothy R., and Wedeking Justin. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2012. 176p. $60.00.

The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How The Government Response to Disaster Endangers African-American Communities. By Bullard Robert D. and Wright Beverly. New York: New York University Press, 2012. 304p. $35.

The Evolving Citizen: American Youth and the Changing Norms of Democratic Engagement. By Childers Jay P.. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press. 2012. 220p. $54.95 cloth, $27.95 paper.

Breaking Through the Noise: Presidential Leadership, Public Opinion, and the News Media. By Eshbaugh-Soha Matthew and Peake Jeffrey S.. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011. 264p. $85.00 cloth, $24.95 paper.

Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care? By Gross Neil. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2013. 393p. $35.00 hardcover.

Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal. By Fox Cybelle. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012. 416p.$80.00 cloth, $35.00 paper. The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy. By Morgan Kimberly J. and Campbell Andrea Louise. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 328p. $99.00 cloth, 27.95 paper.

The Influence of Campaign Contributions in State Legislatures: The Effects of Institutions and Politics. By Powell Lynda W.. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2012. 254p. $85.00 cloth, $40.00 paper.

Follow the Money: How Foundation Dollars Change Public School Politics. By Reckhow Sarah. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 221p. $39.95 cloth.

Money, Mandates, and Local Control in American Public Education. By Shelly Bryan. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2011. 200p. $60.00 cloth, $29.95 paper.

Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago. By Smith Preston H. II. Minneapolis, MN: Universtity of Minnesota Press, 2012. 433p. $82.50 cloth, $27.50 paper.

Madison’s Metronome: The Constitution, Majority Rule, and the Tempo of American Politics. By Weiner Greg. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012. 208p. $29.95.

How Sex Became a Civil Liberty. By Wheeler Leigh Ann. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 327p. $34.95.

Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey. By Aktürk Şener. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 321p. $90.00 cloth, $29.99 paper.

Accounting for Ministers: Scandal and Survival in British Government 1945-2007. By Berlinski Samuel, Dewan Torun, and Dowding Keith. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 208p. $94.00.

Organizing Democratic Choice: Party Representation Over Time. By Budge Ian, Keman Hans, McDonald Michael D, and Pennings Paul. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 336p. $99.00. The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe. By Rohrschneider Robert and Whitefield Stephen . New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 224p. $85.00.

Social Protest and Contentious Authoritarianism in China. By Chen Xi. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 256p. $99.00. Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty. By Hung Ho-Fung. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. 288p. $50.00 cloth, $27.00 paper.

Semi-Presidentialism: Subtypes and Democratic Performance. By Elgie Robert. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. 296p. $99.00.

Paths Toward the Modern Fiscal State: England, Japan, and China. By He Wenkai. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. 328p. $55.00.

The Blame Game: Spin, Bureaucracy, and Self-Preservation in Government. By Hood Christopher. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010. 224p. $46.95 cloth, $22.95 paper.

The People’s Post Office: The History and Politics of the Japanese Postal System, 1871–2010. By Maclachlan Patricia L.. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. 378p. $39.95.

Voice and Vote: Decentralization and Participation in Post-Fujimori Peru. By McNulty Stephanie L.. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. 224p. $65.00 cloth, $21.95 paper.

Electoral Systems and Political Context: How the Effects of Rules Vary Across New and Established Democracies. By Moser Robert G. and Scheiner Ethan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 304p. $80.00 cloth, $30.99 paper.

The Europeanization of Portuguese Democracy. Edited by Teixeira Nuno Severiano and Pinto António Costa. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 250p. $55.00.

Outlawed: Between Security and Rights in a Bolivian City. By Goldstein Daniel M.. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. 344p. $88.95 cloth, $24.95 paper. Living in the Crossfire: Favela Residents, Drug Dealers, and Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro. By Moreira Alves Maria Helena and Evanson Philip. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011. 254p. $79.50 cloth, $34.95, paper. Barrio Libre: Criminalizing States and Delinquent Refusals of the New Frontier. By Rosas Gilberto. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. 200p. $84.95 cloth, $23.95 paper.

Enemy Brothers: Socialists and Communists in France, Italy, and Spain. By Smith W. Rand. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012. 302p. $75.00.

Collective Killings in Rural China during the Cultural Revolution. By Su Yang. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 320p. $98.00 cloth, $29.00 paper.

Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam: Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States. By Toloudis Nicholas. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012. 230p. $64.50.

The Making of Southeast Asia: International Relations of a Region. By Acharya Amitav. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013. $25.95.

Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945–1958. By Hopf Ted. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 320p. $39.95. International Practices. Edited by Adler Emanuel and Pouliot Vincent. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 386p. $107.00 cloth, $36.99 paper.

Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts. By Aydin Aysegul. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012. 216p. $45.00.

Alliance Formation in Civil Wars. By Christia Fotini. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 356p. $95.00 cloth, $32.99 paper.

Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid. By Clapp Jennifer. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012. 216p. $29.95 cloth.

The Credibility of Transnational NGOs: When Virtue Is Not Enough. Edited by Gourevitch Peter, Lake David, and Stein Janice Gross. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 246p. $95.00 cloth, $32.99 paper.

Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation Is Failing when We Need It Most. By Hale Thomas, Held David, and Young Kevin. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2013. 368p. $69.95 cloth, $26.95 paper. Climate Governance in the Developing World. By Held David, Roger Charles, and Nag Eva-Marie. Malden, MA: Polity Press. 272p. $69.95 cloth, $24.95 paper.

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America. Edited by Hite Katherine and Ungar Mark. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 424p. $60.00.

European Security in NATO’s Shadow: Party Ideologies and Institution Building. By Hofmann Stephanie C.. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 275p. $99.00. The European Union and Military Force: Governance and Strategy. By Norheim-Martinsen Per M.. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 242p. $95.00.

Israel’s Death Hierarchy: Casualty Aversion in a Militarized Democracy. By Levy Yagil. New York: New York University Press, 2012. 269p. $55.00.

Outlier States: American Strategies to Change, Contain, or Engage Regimes. By Litwak Robert S.. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. 256p. $50.00 cloth, $24.95 paper.

Responding to Genocide: The Politics of International Action. By Lupel Adam and Verdeja Ernesto, eds. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2013. 299p. $58.00 cloth, $22.00 paper.

Diversionary War: Domestic Unrest and International Conflict. By Oakes Amy. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012. 280p. $95.00 cloth, $25.95 paper.

Borders Among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, France, and Britain. By Stroup Sarah S.. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012. 264p. $39.95.

The Challenge of Grand Strategy: The Great Powers and the Broken Balance between the World Wars. Edited by Taliaferro Jeffrey W., Ripsman Norrin M., and Lobell Steven E.. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 360p. $99.00 cloth, $34.99 paper.

Internal Affairs: How the Structure of NGOs Transforms Human Rights. By Wong Wendy H.. Cornell, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012. 272p. $39.95.

Global Health Governance. By Youde Jeremy. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2012. 240p. $69.96 cloth, $24.95 paper.

Costly Democracy: Peacebuilding and Democratization after War. Edited by Zürcher Christoph, Manning Carrie, Evenson Kristie D., Hayman Rachel, Riese Sarah, and Roehner Nora. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013. 208p. $40.00 cloth, $27.95 paper.

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