Tag: Harvard University Press

Freedom for Whom?

What right does a society have to extoll freedom as its highest virtue if that same society is dependent on the unfreedom of others?

Public Picks 2021

Each May we send our readers into summer with a curated list of the titles that dazzled, challenged, and inspired us most over the past year (or so).

Why Do Police Drive Cars?

Why did American police end up in cars? And how did policing the nation’s roads become so racially unjust? In Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom, legal historian Sarah Seo uses motor vehicle search and ...

Is College Worth It?

What does it take to get to college graduation? The question becomes more urgent as college tuitions rise and education debt accumulates, even though baccalaureate completion remains a baseline ...

The Future of Migration

In 2008, in a town of about 2,000 people, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained 389 workers and charged them with civil immigration violations and identity theft. The Bush ...