PS 2: American Politics
Required Texts for Fall 2008 (sec. 4)
Horatio Alger, Jr. Ragged Dick . New York: Signet Books.
Larry M. Bartels, Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.
Richard S. Katz, Political Institutions in the United States. New York: Oxford, 2007. [PIUS]
Samuel Kernell and Steven S. Smith, eds., Principles and Practice of American Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings, 3rd edition. Washington: CQ Press, 2007. [henceforth, K&S]
Charles Lipson, Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success. Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2nd ed., 2008..
David R. Mayhew, Congress: The Electoral Connection, 2nd edition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.
David M. O'Brien, Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics, 8th edition. New York: W.W. Norton, 2008
Spencer Overton, Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression. New York: W.W. Norton, 2006.