Theodore J. Lowi

Theodore J. Lowi has been John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University since 1972. He was elected President of the American Political Science Association in 1990 and was cited as the political scientist who made the most significant contribution to the field during the decade of the 1970s. Among his numerous books are The End of Liberalism and The Pursuit of Justice, on which he collaborated with Robert F. Kennedy.

Books by Theodore J. Lowi

  1. Book CoverAmerican Government: A Brief Introduction

    Brief Fifteenth Edition

    A fresh, accessible perspective on the fundamentalsMore

  2. Book CoverAmerican Government: A Brief Introduction

    Brief Fifteenth Edition

    A fresh, accessible perspective on the fundamentalsMore

  3. Book CoverAmerican Government: Power and Purpose

    Fifteenth Edition

    Authoritative. Analytical. Contemporary.More

  4. Book CoverAmerican Government: Power and Purpose

    Core Fifteenth Edition

    Authoritative. Analytical. Contemporary.More

  5. Book CoverAmerican Government: Power and Purpose

    Fourteenth Full Edition

    Connects current political science to the core topics in American politics.More

  6. Book CoverAmerican Government: Power and Purpose

    Fourteenth Core Edition

    Connects current political science to the core topics in American politics.More

  7. Book CoverAmerican Government: Power and Purpose

    Brief Fourteenth Edition

    The brief text that gets students thinking analytically.More

  8. Book CoverAmerican Political Thought: A Norton Anthology

    Second Edition

    The leading anthology, now more relevant than everMore

  9. Book CoverThe End of Liberalism: The Second Republic of the United States

    40th Anniversary Edition

    This widely read book has become a modern classic of political science.More

  10. Book CoverThe Politics of Disorder


    “This is a book which demands readers and, more important, one which compels the kind of reflection needed if we are to give life to the moribund Republic.” —Carey McWilliams, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  11. Book CoverPrivate Life and Public Order: The Context of Modern Public Policy


    Additional information is forthcoming.

  12. Book CoverWe the People

    Twelfth Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters—now more than everMore

  13. Book CoverWe the People

    Core Twelfth Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters—now more than everMore

  14. Book CoverWe the People

    Essentials Twelfth Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters—now more than everMore

  15. Book CoverWe the People

    Eleventh High School Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters.More

  16. Book CoverWe the People

    Eleventh Core Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters.More

  17. Book CoverWe the People

    Essentials Eleventh Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters.More

  18. Book CoverWe the People

    Eleventh Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters.More

  19. Book CoverWe the People

    High School Twelfth Edition

    Politics is relevant and participation matters—now more than ever.More