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The Alt-RightWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

George Hawley

Published in Print: 
07 March 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569696
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190905194.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190905194
In recent years, the so-called Alt-Right, a white nationalist movement, has grown at an alarming rate. Taking advantage of high levels of racial polarization, the Alt-Right seeks to ... More
American Higher Education in Crisis?What Everyone Needs to Know®

American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Goldie Blumenstyk

Published in Print: 
13 November 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569931
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199374090.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199374090
American higher education is at a crossroads. Technological innovations and disruptive market forces are buffeting colleges and universities at the very time their financial structure grows ... More
Campaign FinanceWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Campaign Finance: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Robert E. Mutch

Published in Print: 
23 June 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569245
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190274696.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190274696
The one percent has been providing an ever larger share of campaign funds since the 1980s. Well over half of the money contributed to the presidential race in 2015 came from only about 350 ... More
Campaigns and ElectionsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Campaigns and Elections: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Dennis W. Johnson

Published in Print: 
24 October 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569788
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190935580.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190935580
Frequent and fair elections, open to all, are fundamental elements of a democracy. The United States, through its local, state, and national contests, holds more elections, more often, than ... More
Campus PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jonathan Zimmerman

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569375
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190627393
Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with ... More
DronesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Drones: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Sarah Kreps

Published in Print: 
14 April 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569160
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190235345.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190235345
Drones quite possibly represent the most transformative military innovation since jet engines and atomic weaponry. No longer do humans have to engage in close military action or be in the ... More
EnergyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Energy: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

José Goldemberg

Published in Print: 
04 October 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570050
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199812905.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199812905
Without a doubt, the topic of energy--from coal, oil, and nuclear to geothermal, solar and wind--is one of the most pressing across the globe. It is of paramount importance to policy ... More
Food PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know® (Second Edition)  

Robert Paarlberg

Published in Print: 
25 September 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569870
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199322398.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199322398
The politics of food is changing fast. In rich countries, obesity is now a more serious problem than hunger. Consumers once satisfied with cheap and convenient food now want food that is ... More
Health Care Reform and American PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Health Care Reform and American Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Lawrence Jacobs and Theda Skocpol

Published in Print: 
07 January 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569207
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190262037.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190262037
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act ... More
HydrofrackingWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Alex Prud'homme

Published in Print: 
12 December 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569863
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199311262.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199311262
Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. ... More
ImpeachmentWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Michael J. Gerhardt

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569689
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190903664
Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know® is the step back and deep reflection on the law of impeachment that everyone needs now. Written in an accessible and lively question-and-answer ... More
LibertarianismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jason Brennan

Published in Print: 
31 January 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570104
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199933891.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199933891
Historically, Americans have seen libertarians as far outside the mainstream, but with the rise of the Tea Party movement, libertarian principles have risen to the forefront of Republican ... More
Marijuana LegalizationWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jonathan P. Caulkins, Beau Kilmer, and Mark A.R. Kleiman

Published in Print: 
23 June 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569214
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190262419.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190262419
Should marijuana be legalized? Since 2012 four US states have legalized commercial for-profit marijuana production and use, while Washington DC has legalized possession, growth and gifting ... More
OverfishingWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570036
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199798131
Over the past twenty years considerable public attention has been focused on the decline of marine fisheries, the sustainability of world fish production, and the impacts of fishing on ... More
PolarizationWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Polarization: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Nolan McCarty

Published in Print: 
05 December 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569627
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190867782.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190867782
The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump invoked a time for reflection about the state of American politics and its deep ideological, cultural, racial, regional, and economic divisions. But one ... More
Puerto RicoWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Puerto Rico: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jorge Duany

Published in Print: 
27 April 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569436
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190648695.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190648695
Puerto Rico, acquired by the United States from Spain in 1898, has a peculiar status among Latin American and Caribbean countries. As a Commonwealth, the island enjoys limited autonomy over ... More
Reproductive PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Rickie Solinger

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570043
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199811403
Reproductive politics is a term coined by feminists in the 1970s to describe contemporary, Roe v. Wade-era power struggles over contraception and abortion, adoption and surrogacy, and other ... More
The US Special ForcesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

John Prados

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569917
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199354283.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199354283
The assassination of Osama bin Laden by SEAL Team 6 in May 2011 will certainly figure among the greatest achievements of US Special Forces. After nearly ten years of searching, they ... More

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