The Modern Republican Party in Florida

“I couldn’t put this book down. It describes the ascension of the Republican Party from the minority to the majority, allowing individuals to evaluate how that occurred on the Florida landscape. Anyone who loves politics, history, or Florida should read this book.”—Sandra B. Mortham, former Florida secretary of state “An indispensable guide to the modern … Continue reading The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

“This lively collection shows how Florida has become a contested state for presidential politics and electoral votes in recent elections, focusing on how Donald Trump won Florida in 2016.”—Gregory L. Schneider, author of The Conservative Century: From Reaction to Revolution “Florida, as the nation’s largest presidential swing state, was a significant stop on the road to … Continue reading Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

“Jiménez uses a sophisticated mixed-methods approach to grapple with the question of how much migrants change the politics of their home countries. The combination of quantitative analysis and fieldwork in three countries makes it a worthy contribution to the literature.”—Gregory B. Weeks, author of U.S. and Latin American Relations, 2nd Edition “Jam-packed with new theoretical insights … Continue reading Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

American Government, Second Edition

“A good, solid textbook written in very easy-to-read language. For students who are required to spend hundreds and hundreds of dollars on textbooks every semester, having the Lenz and Holman text as an option is wonderful. And the book is on par with the quality of those books that cost $100 or more. With the … Continue reading American Government, Second Edition

On the 25th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew

On this day in 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall in Florida. The hurricane overwhelmed South Florida, requiring local, state, and federal emergency responses—in the middle of the 1992 primary election season. The Politics of Disaster shows how elected officials adjusted their strategies and activities in the wake of the storm. Sifting through the post-Andrew election … Continue reading On the 25th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew

The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered

“An exceptionally fine collection that distills the very latest writing on midtwentieth-century U.S. politics and society.”—Gareth Davies, author of From Opportunity to Entitlement: The Transformation and Decline of Great Society Liberalism “Offers a diverse mix of interpretations that demonstrate how this era was often marked by intense political and cultural conflict. Rightly cautions against drawing … Continue reading The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered

Who Owns Haiti?

“A timely collection of articles by some of the leading and emerging scholars and specialists on Haiti, offering a wide range of critical perspectives on the question and meaning of sovereignty in Haiti.”—Alex Dupuy, coauthor of The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti “Directly asks the provocative question of ownership and … Continue reading Who Owns Haiti?