Formative Acts–Now Available

Formative Acts: American Politics in the Making

Stephen Skowronek and Matthew Glassman, Editors

456 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 illus.

Cloth 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4012-2 | $65.00 | £42.50

Formative Acts"One of the most significant edited volumes on U.S. political history to come along in many years."–Rogan Kersh, New York University

Seventeen essays illuminate critical junctures in American political development–from the social movements for women’s suffrage, civil rights, and workers’ rights, to Reconstruction, to the regulation of prescription drugs–as vantage points from which to examine how change is enacted.

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