Cultural Politics, Liberal and Conservative Visions, and Direct Democracy
A Selected Bibliography
The International Context
Adding Insult to Injury: Nancy Fraser Debates Her Critics, edited by Kevin Olson (London: Verso, 2008).
Butler, Judith, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor, Cornel West, The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011).
Donnelly, Jack. Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice, Second Edition (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003).
Fraser, Nancy, "Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing Democracy," in Habermas and the Public Sphere, edited by Craig Calhoun (Cambridge: MIT Press,1992), 109 – 142.
Fraser, Nancy. Scales of Justice: Reimagining Political Space in a Globalizing World (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010).
Fraser, Nancy and Axel Honneth. Redistribution or Recognition: A Political-Philosophical Exchange (London: Verso, 2003).
Habermas, Jürgen. An Awareness of What is Missing: Faith and Reason in a Post-Secular Age (Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2011).
Harvey, David, Social Justice and the City, Revised Edition (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008).
Honneth, Axel. The Struggle for Recognition: The Moral Grammar of Social Conflicts (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1995).
Inglehart, Ronald,and Christian Welzel. Modernization, Cultural Change, and Democracy: The Human Development Sequence (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
Micklethwait, John, and Adrian Wooldridge. God Is Back: How the Global Revival of Faith is Changing the World (New York: The Penguin Press, 2010).
Multiculturalism, Edited and Introduced by Amy Gutmann, Charles Taylor et al (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994).
Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart. Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide, Second Edition (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011).
Rosenfeld, Michel. Law, Justice, Democracy, and the Clash of Cultures: A Pluralist Account (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011).
United States Political Culture
Abramowitz, Alan I. The Disappearing Center: Engaged Citizens, Polarization, & American Democracy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010).
Abramowitz, Alan I. The Polarized Public? Why American Government is So Dysfunctional (Boston: Pearson Education, 2013).
Alterman, Eric & Kevin Mattson. The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama (N.Y.: Viking, 2012).
Appiah, Kwame Anthony. The Ethics of Identity (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).
Bartels, Larry M. Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age (New York: Russell Sage, 2008).
Bishop, Bill. The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart (Houghton Mifflin, 2009).
Borstelmann, Thomas. The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.
Ceaser, James W. and Andrew E. Busch. Red Over Black: The 2004 Elections and American Politics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).
Ceasar, James W., Andrew E. Busch and John J. Pitney, Jr. Epic Journey: The 2008 Elections and American Politics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009).
Critchlow, Donald T. The Conservative Ascendancy: How the Republican Right Rose to Power in Modern America, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2011).
Cultural Wars in American Politics: Critical Reviews of a Popular Myth, edited by Rhys H. Williams (New York: Walter De Gruyter, 1997).
D'Antonio, William V. et al. Religion, Politics, and Polarization: How Religiopolitical Conflict is Changing Congress and American Democracy (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013)
Deslippe, Dennis. Protesting Affirmative Action: The Struggle over Equality after the Civil Rights Revolution (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011).
Dionne, E. J. Jr. Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent (New York: Bloomsbury, 2012).
Dochuk, Darren. From Bible Belt to Sun Belt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism (New York: W.W. Norton, 2011).
Edsall, Thomas Byrne, with Mary D. Edsall, Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American Politics, With a New Afterword (New York: W.W. Norton, 1992).
Edsall, Thomas Byrne. The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity will Remake American Politics (New York: Doubleday, 2012).
Fiorina Morris P. with Samuel J. Abrams, Disconnect: The Breakdown of Representation in American Politics (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009).
Fiorina Morris P. with Samuel J. Abrams and Jeremy C. Pope, Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, Third Edition (Boston: Longman, 2011)
Formicola, Jo Renée. The Politics of Values: Games Political Strategists Play (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008).
Fowler, Robert Booth. Enduring Liberalism: American Political Thought Since the 1960s (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999).
Gelman, Andrew. Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do, Expanded Edition (Princeton, 2010).
Graham, Hugh Davis. Collision Course: The Strange Convergence of Affirmative Action and Immigration Policy in America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002).
Gallagher, John, and Chris Bull, Perfect Enemies: The Battle Between the Religious Right and the Gay Movement, Updated Edition (Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 2001).
Gays and Lesbians in the Democratic Process: Public Policy, Public Opinion, and Political Representation, edited by Ellen D.B. Riggle and Barry L. Tadlock (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999).
Hartman, Andrew. A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars (University of Chicago Press, 2015)
Hasen, Richard L. The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown (Yale University Press, 2012).
Hetherington, Marc J. Why Trust Matters: Declining Political Trust and the Demise of American Liberalism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).
Hetherington, Marc J., and Jonathan D. Weiler. Authoritarianism & Polarization in American Politics (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009).
Hollinger, David. Postethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism, tenth anniversary expanded edition (New York: Basic Books, 2006).
Hogue, Andrew P. Stumping God: Reagan, Carter, and the Invention of a Political Faith (Waco: Baylor University Press, 2012).
Kabaservice, Geoffrey. Rule and Ruin: The Downfall of Moderation and the Destruction of the Republican Party, From Eisenhower to the Tea Party (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).
King, Richard H. Civil Rights and the Idea of Freedom (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992).
Kloppenberg, James T. Reading Obama: Dreams, Hopes, and the American Political Tradition (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011).
Levendusky, Matthew. The Partisan Sort: How Liberals Became Democrats and Conservatives Became Republicans (University of Chicago, 2009).
Mann, Thomas E. and Norman Ornstein. It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism (New York: Basic Books, 2012).
Mettler, Suzanne. The Submerged Sate: How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011).
Montgomery, Peter, "The Tea Party and the Religious Right Movements: Frenemies with Benefits," in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party, edited by Lawrence Rosenthal and Christine Trost (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012), 242 -- 274.
Parker, Christopher S. and Matt A. Barreto. Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America (Princeton: 2013).
Pinello, Daniel R. America’s Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006).
The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage, edited by Craig A. Rimmerman and Clyde Wilcox (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007).
Popkin, Samuel L. The Candidate: What It Takes To Win and Hold The White House (Oxford University Press, 2012).
Rodgers, Daniel T. Age of Fracture (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011).
The Surge: 2014's Big GOP Win and What it Means for the Next Presidential Election, edited by Larry J. Sabato et al (Rowman and Littlefield: 2015).
Sandel, Michael J. Democracy’s Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996).
Santorum, Rick. It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good (Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2006).
Scholzman, Kay Lehman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E.
Brady. The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken
Self, Robert O. All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s (New York: Hill and Wang, 2012).
Skocpol, Theda, and Vanessa Williamson. The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).
Skrentny, John David. The Ironies of Affirmative Action: Politics, Culture, and Justice in America Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996).
Smith, Miriam. Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada (New York: Routledge, 2008).
Wang, Tova Andrea. The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote (Cornell University Press, 2012).
White, John Kenneth. The Values Divide: American Politics and Culture in Transition (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2003).
Williams, Daniel K. God’s Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).
Winters, Michael Sean. Left at the Altar: How the Democrats Lost the Catholics and How the Catholics Can Save the Democrats (New York: Basic Books, 2008).
Winters, Michael Sean. God’s Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right (New York: Harper Collins, 2012).
Altman, David. Direct Democracy Worldwide (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011).
Broder, David S. Democracy Derailed: Initiative Campaigns and the Power of Money, With a New Afterword by the Author (New York: Harcourt, 2000).
Citizens as Legislators: Direct Democracy in the United States, edited by Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, Caroline J. Tolbert (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1998).
Cronin, Thomas E. Direct Democracy: The Politics of Initiative, Referendum, and Recall (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999).
Democracy in the States: Experiments in Election Reform, edited by Bruce E. Cain, Todd Donovan, and Caroline J. Tolbert (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 2008).
Ellis, Richard J. Democratic Delusions: The Initiative Process in America (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002).
Gamble, Barbara S. "Putting Civil Rights to a Popular Vote," in American Journal of Political Science, 41 (January 1997), 245 – 269.
Gerber, Elisabeth R. The Populist Paradox: Interest Group Influence and the Promise of Direct Legislation (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999).
Goebel, Thomas. Direct Democracy in America, 1890 – 1940 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002).
Grummel, John A. "Morality Politics, Direct Democracy, and Turnout," in State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 8 (Fall 2008), 282 – 292.
Haider-Markel, Donald P., Alana Querze, and Kara Lindaman, "Lose, Win, or Draw: A Reexamination of Direct Democracy and Minority Rights," in Political Research Quarterly, 60 (June 2007), 304 – 314.
Magleby, David B. Direct Legislation: Voting on Ballot Propositions in the United States (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984).
Matsusaka, John G. For the Many or the Few: The Initiative, Public Policy, and American Democracy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004).
Miller, Kenneth P. Direct Democracy and the Courts (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009).
Nicholson, Stephen P. Voting the Agenda: Candidates, Elections, and Ballot Propositions (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).
Smith, Daniel A. Tax Crusaders and the Politics of Direct Democracy (new York: Routledge, 1998).
Smith, Daniel A., and Caroline J. Tolbert. Educated by Initiative: The Effects of Direct Democracy on Citizens and Politics Organizations in the American States (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004).
Smith, Daniel A., Matthew DeSantis, and Jason Kassel. "Same-Sex Marriage Ballot Measures and the 2004 Presidential Election," in State and Local Government Review, 38, 2 (2006), 78 – 91.
Allswang, John M. The Initiative and Referendum in California, 1898 – 1998 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000).
Baldassare, Mark, and Cheryl Katz. The Coming of Age of Direct Democracy: California’s Recall and Beyond (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008).
Brilliant, Mark. The Color of America Has Changed: How Racial Diversity Shaped Civil Rights Reform in California, 1941 – 1978 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).
Chávez, Lydia. The Color Bind: California’s Battle to End Affirmative Action (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998).
Egan , Patrick J. and Kenneth Sherrill, "California’s Proposition 8: What Happened, and What Does the Future Hold?" (2009), A Report Commissioned by the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund in San Francisco, accessed March 14, 2012 http://www.thetaskforce.org/downloads/reports/reports/pi_prop8_1_6_09.pdf,
HoSang, Daniel Martinez. Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010).
Lewis, Gregory B. and Charles W. Gossett, "Changing Public Opinion on Same Sex Marriage: The Case of California," Politics & Policy, 36, 1 (2008), 4 – 30.
Remaking California: Reclaiming the Public Good, edited by R. Jeffrey Lustig, (Berkeley: Heyday, 2010).
Schrag, Peter. California: America’s High-Stakes Experiment, With a New Preface (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008).
Schrag, Peter. Paradise Lost: California’s Experience, America’s Future (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999).
Schrag, Peter, "Drowning Democracy: Our century of voter initiatives," in Boom: A Journal of California, 1 (Fall 2011), 13 -- 29.
Sides, Josh, "Sexual Propositions: The bedroom and the ballot," in Boom: A Journal of California, 1 (Fall 2011), 30 -- 43.
Sears, David O., and Jack Citrin. Tax Revolt: Something for Nothing in California, Enlarged Edition (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1985).
Stealing the Initiative: How State Government Responds to Direct Democracy, edited by Elisabeth R. Gerber, Arthur Lupia, Matthew D. McCubbins, D. Roderick Kiewiet (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2001).