David R. Mayhew, “The Imprint of Congress” (Yale UP, 2017)
This week on the podcast we have a true political science legend. David R. Mayhew is the author of such political science greats as Congress: The Electoral Connection, Divided We Govern, and Partisan Balance. He is the Sterling Professor… Read More
Sverre Molland, “The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong” (U. Hawaii Press, 2012)
Now and then we feature a book on New Books in Southeast Asian Studies whose author we ought to have had on the show some time ago. The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade Along the Mekong (University of… Read More
Josh Chafetz, “Congress’s Constitution: Legislative Authority and the Separation of Powers” (Yale UP, 2017).
Josh Chafetz‘s new book, Congress’s Constitution: Legislative Authority and the Separation of Powers (Yale University Press, 2017), examines Congress as a branch and the powers of the legislature within the constitutional system. This book approaches the Legislative branch historically,… Read More
Mary E. Adkins, “Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution” (University Press of Florida, 2016)
Mary E. Adkins has written Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution (University Press of Florida, 2016), an account of the reformation of the Florida state constitution in the 1960s. Adkins reviews the history… Read More
Ryan Alford, “Permanent State of Emergency: Unchecked Executive Power and the Demise of the Rule of Law” (McGill Queens UP, 2017)
Ryan Alford is a law professor at Lakehead University and a specialist in constitutional law. His book Permanent State of Emergency: Unchecked Executive Power and the Demise of Rule of Law (McGill Queens University Press, 2017), offers a fresh perspective… Read More
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