Broadway Publications

Broadway Publications is the imprint of the Institute for American Values. Founded in 1987, the Institute for American Values is nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to study and strengthen key American values. The Institute brings together leading scholars from across the human sciences and across the political spectrum for interdisciplinary deliberation, collaborative research, and to issue joint public statements. For more information visit www.americanvalues.org.

American Thrift: A Reader By David Blankenhorn
352 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-42-1 978-1-931764-43-8
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American Thrift: A Reader

“Now is the time to recover thrift as an ethic and revive it as a practice.”– David Blankenhorn, American Thrift: A Reader The Institute for American Values began its work on thrift-—the ethic of wise use—-in 2004, when they were invited to partner with the John Templeton Foundation in a […]

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Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? Calling the Churches to Confront the Impact of Family Change By Elizabeth Marquardt
120 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-37-7
Paper Paper Retail Price: $10.00



Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? Calling the Churches to Confront the Impact of Family Change

Social scientists, psychologists, and practical theologians come together to offer new findings on how growing up in a divorced family impacts religious formation, with implications for faith communities.

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For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture By Commission on Thrift
68 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-15-5
Paper Paper Retail Price: $7.00



For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture

Signed by sixty-six scholars and cosponsored by eight leading think tanks, For a New Thrift describes the growing polarization in today’s financial landscape between two very different kinds of institutions.

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Generosity Unbound: How American Philanthropy Can Strengthen the Economy and Expand the Middle Class By Claire Gaudiani
294 pages | ISBN 9781931764193 9781931764186 9781931764216
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Generosity Unbound: How American Philanthropy Can Strengthen the Economy and Expand the Middle Class

In Generosity Unbound, Claire Gaudiani mounts a spirited defense of philanthropic freedom addressed to conservatives, liberals and centrists. She acknowledges the good intentions of those who favor greater regulation of private philanthropy, but powerfully demonstrates the dangers of this approach.

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Hardwired to Connect: The New Scientific Case for Authoritative Communities By Commission on Children at Risk
84 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-04-9
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Hardwired to Connect: The New Scientific Case for Authoritative Communities

This pioneering report draws upon a large body of recent research showing that children are biologically primed (“hardwired”) for enduring connections to others and for moral and spiritual meaning.

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Mother Bodies, Father Bodies: How Parenthood Changes Us from the Inside Out By Kathleen A. Kovner Kline and W. Bradford Wilcox
120 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-36-0
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Mother Bodies, Father Bodies: How Parenthood Changes Us from the Inside Out

Do the words “mother” and “father” mean the same thing or different things? If there are differences, do those differences matter?

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New York’s Promise: Why Sponsoring Casinos Is a Regressive Policy Unworthy of a Great State By Institute for American Values
148 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-48-3 978-1-931764-49-0
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New York’s Promise: Why Sponsoring Casinos Is a Regressive Policy Unworthy of a Great State

In this fiercely reasoned and richly documented report, David Blankenhorn, president of the Institute for American Values, lays bare the evasions, deceptions, and secrecy behind the rise of a government-gambling complex that is fleecing citizens by enticing them to lose money in rigged games.

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Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans By Amy Ziettlow
40 pages | ISBN 978-1931764-50-6 978-1931764-51-3
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Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans

In 2012, over 50 percent of those patronizing a casino were over 50 years of age. Have casinos become today’s senior center? Come with Amy Ziettlow in Seniors in Casino Land, as she travels through America’s casinos, eating at the buffets, playing the slots, and talking to as many seniors […]

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Stacked Deck: Inside the Politics of New York’s Dishonest Casino Plan By
30 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-46-9 978-1-931764-47-6
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Stacked Deck: Inside the Politics of New York’s Dishonest Casino Plan

This is the inside story of how New York governor Andrew Cuomo, legislative leaders in Albany, and powerful gambling interests conspired to undo the New York State Constitution in order to legalize Las Vegas-style commercial casinos in the Empire State. Despite a promise to change the corrupt culture in Albany, […]

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The Anonymous Us Project: A Story-Collective on Third-Party Reproduction By Alana S. Newman
175 pages | ISBN 978-1-105-93678-4 978-1-63315-148-2
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The Anonymous Us Project: A Story-Collective on Third-Party Reproduction

Anonymity in donor conception hides the truth, but anonymity in storytelling helps reveal it. The Anonymous Us Project 2012 is a report from The Anonymous Us Project, which seeks to serve as a safety zone for real and honest opinions about reproductive technologies and family fragmentation. The project aims to […]

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