Books by ISPS Faculty

Recent books:

Lerman & Weaver Arresting Citizenship Gerber & Green Field Experiments Eitan D. Hersh, Hacking the Electorate Vesla Weaver Creating New Racial Order David Mayhew, The Meaning of the 2012 Election, in Michael Nelson (ed.), The Elections of 2012


2015. Eitan D. Hersh, Hacking the Electorate: How Campaigns Perceive Voters, Cambridge University Press

2014. Daniel R. Biggers, Morality at the Ballot: Direct Democracy and Political Engagement in the United States, Cambridge University Press

2014. Vesla M. Weaver, Arresting Citizenship: The Democratic Consequences of American Crime Control (with Amy E. Lerman), University of Chicago Press

2013. David Mayhew, The Meaning of the 2012 Election, in Michael Nelson (ed.), The Elections of 2012, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage CQ Press

2012. Alan S. Gerber, Field Experiments: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation (with Donald P. Green), W.W. Norton; Co-Winners, 2013 Best Book Award (American Political Science Association, Experimental Research Section)

2012. James C. Scott, Two Cheers for Anarchism: Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play, Princeton University Press

2012. Vesla M. Weaver, Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in America (with Jennifer L. Hochschild and Traci R. Burch), Princeton University Press


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2011. Susan D. Hyde , The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm, Cornell University Press; Co-winner, 2011 Chadwick F. Alger Prize (International Studies Association); Winner, 2012 Comparative Democratization Section Best Book Award (American Political Science Association); Co-winner, 2012 Gustav Ranis International Book Prize (MacMillan Center, Yale Univ.)

2011. Jacob S. Hacker, Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer-And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class (with Paul Pierson), Simon & Schuster (paperback; 2010 Hardcover)

2011. David R. Mayhew, Partisan Balance: Why Political Parties Don’t Kill the US Constitutional System, Princeton University Press

2010. Philip Smith, Incivility: The Rude Stranger in Everyday Life (with Timothy L. Phillips and Ryan D. King), Cambridge University Press

2008. Alan S. Gerber, Get Out the Vote: How to Increase Voter Turnout (with Donald P. Green, 2nd ed.; 2004, 1st ed.) Brookings Institution Press

2008. David R. Mayhew, Parties and Policies: How the American Government Works, Yale University Press

2008. Susan D. Hyde (ed.), Election Fraud: Detecting and Deterring Electoral Manipulation, (co-edited with R. Michael Alvarez and Thad E. Hall) Brookings Institution Press

2008. Jacob S. Hacker (ed.), Health At Risk: America’s Ailing Health System and How to Heal It, Columbia University Press

2008. Jacob S. Hacker, The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream, Oxford University Press

2008. Stephen Skowronek, Presidential Leadership in Political Time: Reprise and Reappraisal, University Press of Kansas

2007. Gregory A. Huber, The Craft of Bureaucratic Neutrality: Interests and Influence in Government Regulation of Occupational Safety, Cambridge University Press; Winner 2002 Leonard White Prize for the best dissertation in the field of Public Administration (American Political Science Association)

2007. Stephen Skowronek, Rethinking Political Institutions: The Art of the State (co-edited with Ian Shapiro and Daniel Galvin), New York University Press

2007. Stephen Skowronek, Formative Acts: American Politics in the Making (co-edited by Matthew Glassman), University of Pennsylvania Press

2006. Alan S. Gerber (ed.), Promoting the General Welfare: New Perspectives on Government Performance (co-edited with Eric Patashnik), Brookings Institution Press

2006. Jacob S. Hacker, The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement–And How You Can Fight Back, Oxford University Press

2005. David R. Mayhew, Divided We Govern: Party Control, Lawmaking, and Investigations, 1946-2002, Yale University Press (2nd ed.; 1991, 1st ed.)

2005. Jacob S. Hacker, Off Center: The Republican Revolution & the Erosion of American Democracy (with Paul Pierson) Yale University Press

2004. David R. Mayhew, Congress: The Electoral Connection, Yale University Press, (2nd ed.; 1974, 1st ed.)

2004. Stephen Skowronek, The Search for American Political Development (with Karen Orren), Cambridge University Press

2002. David R. Mayhew, Electoral Realignments: A Critique of an American Genre, Yale University Press

2002. Jacob S. Hacker, The Divided Welfare State: The Battle over Public and Private Social Benefits in the United States, Cambridge

2000. David R. Mayhew, America’s Congress: Actions in the Public Sphere, Yale University Press

1997. Jacob S. Hacker, The Road to Nowhere: The Genesis of President Clinton’s Plan for Health Security, Princeton University Press; Co-winner of the Brownlow Book Award of the National Academy of Public Administration.

1997. Stephen Skowronek, The Politics Presidents Make: Leadership from John Adams to Bill Clinton, Belknap of Harvard University Press (revised; 1997, 1st edition)

1986. David R. Mayhew, Placing Parties in American Politics, Princeton University Press

1982. Stephen Skowronek, Building a New American State: The Expansion of National Administrative Capacities, 1877-1920, Cambridge University Press

1966. David R. Mayhew, Party Loyalty among Congressmen, Harvard University Press