Politics of Public Policymaking, American Politics, LGBTQ politics, Labor and Industrial Relations, Research Design
Gary Mucciaroni has been a member of the faculty of the Political Science Department at Temple since he arrived in 1993. He is the Director of the Master of Public Policy Program (MPP) and was Department Chair from 2005-2010 and in 2015-2016. The focus of his research and publications is the politics of public policymaking in the United States— examining the forces and actors that impinge upon the policy choices of government. He is the author of four books and several articles, most recently on the politics of LGBTQ issues. His current research focuses on how legislators frame abortion restrictions in the American states, the future of a post-marriage equality LGBTQ social movement, and the historical origins of industrial relations policies in five nations.
Recent Work on Abortion Policy and LGBTQ Rights
- “Framing Morality Policy Issues: State Legislative Debates on Abortion Restrictions” Gary Mucciaroni (with Kathleen Ferraiolo and Meghan E. Rubado) Policy Sciences, online publication October 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11077-018-9336-2
- “Whither the LGBTQ Movement in a Post-Civil Rights Era?” In LGBTQ Politics: A Critical Reader. Edited by Marla Brettschneider, Susan Burgess and Christine Keating, Chapter 27. New York University Press, September, 2017. https://nyupress.org/books/9781479834099/
- “Will Victory Bring Change? A Mature Social Movement Faces the Future,” In After Marriage Equality, Edited by Carlos A. Ball, chapter 1. New York University Press, May, 2019 https://nyupress.org/books/9781479800377/
- “Morality Politics: Abortion and Gay Rights Politics in the U.S. and Canada,” (with Francesca Scala) In Differences That Matter: Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy in the United States and Canada, Edited by Colin Campbell, Paul J. Quirk and Mark Warren, eds., Chapter 12, Oxford University Press. April, 2019.
Work on the Politics of Labor and Industrial Relations
- Answers to the Labor Question: The Origins of Industrial Relations Regimes in the Anglophone World, 1880-1945. New book manuscript. A study comparing and contrasting the political and institutional origins of the state’s role in industrial relations in five nations.