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.

Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans By A
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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The Way to Wealth: Four Rules By I
56 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-41-4 978-1-931764-52-0
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The Way to Wealth: Four Rules

Can the rules that worked for an America of small farms and town criers work for an America of sprawling suburbs and smartphones? Yes, conclude the researchers at the Institute for American Values, who put the rules that Benjamin Franklin described in his Way of Wealth (1758) to the twenty-first […]

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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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New York’s Promise: Why Sponsoring Casinos Is a Regressive Policy Unworthy of a Great State By I
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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Why Casinos Matter: Thirty-One Evidence-Based Propositions from the Health and Social Sciences By I
56 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-44-5 978-1-931764-45-2
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Why Casinos Matter: Thirty-One Evidence-Based Propositions from the Health and Social Sciences

Casino gambling is spreading into the mainstream of American life and unleashing a host of troubling problems: it is harming health, draining wealth from people in the lower ranks of the income distribution, and contributing to economic inequality. These are among the findings of Why Casinos Matter: Thirty-One Evidence-Based Propositions […]

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American Thrift: A Reader By D
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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The Anonymous Us Project: A Story-Collective on Third-Party Reproduction By A
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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Mother Bodies, Father Bodies: How Parenthood Changes Us from the Inside Out By K and W
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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Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? Calling the Churches to Confront the Impact of Family Change By E
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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The State of Our Unions 2012: The President’s Marriage Agenda By E and W
120 pages | ISBN 9781931764384
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The State of Our Unions 2012: The President’s Marriage Agenda

Leading scholars of marriage and family here come together to offer a fresh set of policy recommendations to whomever the nation elects this fall—or indeed, in the future.

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