A new book by historian Brent Cebul looks at the successes and failures of American liberalism, from the New Deal to the 1990s and beyond.
In her new book, Kristen R. Ghodsee of the School of Arts & Sciences takes readers on a tour through history and around the world to explore places that have dared to reimagine how we might live our daily lives.
In a new book, Penn political scientist Daniel J. Hopkins offers a detailed study of Americans’ opinions about the Affordable Care Act and examines to what extent political elites can reshape public opinion through their words or policies.
A new book by Matthew Levendusky of the School of Arts & Sciences shows that, although there is no simple solution that will eradicate partisan animosity, there are concrete interventions that can reduce it.
Emilie Feldman, a professor of management at the Wharton School, reads an excerpt from her new book, which is the first and only comprehensive book on corporate divestitures.
In an excerpt from their new book, Penn sociologist Jason Schnittker and colleagues dissect the contradictory nature of these institutions, which are charged with both “denying freedom and providing care.”
In a new book, Penn nutritional anthropologist Janet Chrzan and Kima Cargill of the University of Washington, Tacoma, explain the cultural, social, and psychological fixation on fad diets and why they don’t typically succeed.
In a new book “Curious Minds: The Power of Connection,” Penn’s Dani S. Bassett and twin sibling Perry Zurn weave together history, linguistics, network science, neuroscience, and philosophy to unpack the concept of curiosity.
In a new book, political scientist Brendan O’Leary explores the contentious issue of a reunited Ireland and why now is the time to consider the future of the island.
In his new book, “The Wuhan Lockdown,” Guobin Yang uses personal diaries from that city’s residents to recreate how it felt at the epicenter of what was then a scary and unknown new virus.