Category: Politics

Newtown Public Opinion on Gun Policy—the Disconnect with Political Action

Guest Post by Beth McGinty and Colleen Barry Fourteen months ago, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school prompted a national dialogue about gun violence. The weeks and months following the shooting provided a rare window of opportunity for policymakers to garner the public support and political will needed to strengthen gun laws in the…

Newtown Public Opinion on Gun Policy—the Disconnect with Political Action

Guest Post by Beth McGinty and Colleen Barry Fourteen months ago, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school prompted a national dialogue about gun violence. The weeks and months following the shooting provided a rare window of opportunity for policymakers to garner the public support and political will needed to strengthen gun laws in the…

March events feature Shakespeare, Lindsay, Einstein, and more

March roars in with a variety of events suitable for lionizing, and JHU Press authors, editors, and staff will keep busy all month. Stephen H. Grant loved the idea that the official publication date for Collecting Shakespeare would be the Ides of March, and several events around that date welcome his book. At Hunter College,…

February news and new books

Enter code HDPD at checkout to receive a 30% discount on all books featured in this blog post or mention this code when calling in your order at 1-800-537-5487. News and Notes/Praise and Reviews Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, coauthor of Living with Itch: A Patient’s Guide, was featured in The New York Times and The Philadelphia…

February news and new books

Enter code HDPD at checkout to receive a 30% discount on all books featured in this blog post or mention this code when calling in your order at 1-800-537-5487. News and Notes/Praise and Reviews Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, coauthor of Living with Itch: A Patient’s Guide, was featured in The New York Times and The Philadelphia…

January news and new books

If you're on the hunt for literary bargains, take a sneak peak at our Online Sale! News and Notes/Praise and Reviews The Huffington Post names Benedetta Berti’s Armed Political Organizations: From Conflict to Integration  one of the best political science books of 2013. A recent Baltimore City Paper review  of Michael Olesker’s Front Stoops in…

January news and new books

If you're on the hunt for literary bargains, take a sneak peak at our Online Sale! News and Notes/Praise and Reviews The Huffington Post names Benedetta Berti’s Armed Political Organizations: From Conflict to Integration  one of the best political science books of 2013. A recent Baltimore City Paper review  of Michael Olesker’s Front Stoops in…