The politics list at Princeton stands out as one of the most venerable and distinguished in the field. We publish books that speak not only to topics of contemporary and immediate relevance, but also to enduring questions regarding states, governments, social behavior, and political conflict.
Featuring works that are empirically deep, substantively interesting, and methodologically diverse, the list is representative of the subject in the broadest sense, with books in international relations, comparative politics, political behavior, American politics and political development, political theory and philosophy, legal studies, and political methodology.
PUP Speaks: Christopher Harris on the need to reframe Black History Month
This month, Christopher Harris reminds us that to celebrate Black history is to cherish everyday Black life.
A Real Right to Vote
Throughout history, too many Americans have been disenfranchised or faced needless barriers to voting. Part of the blame falls on the Constitution, which does not contain an affirmative right to vote.
Making Democracy Count
What’s the best way to determine what most voters want when multiple candidates are running? What’s the fairest way to allocate legislative seats to different constituencies? What’s the least distorted way to draw voting districts?
PUP Speaks: Hana Schank on public interest technology
PUP Speaks author Hana Schank describes how a revolutionary new approach—public interest technology—can transform the way we solve problems.
Our Compelling Interests
It is clear that in our society today, issues of diversity and social connectedness remain deeply unresolved and can lead to crisis and instability. The major demographic changes taking place in America make discussions about such issues all the more imperative.