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Beyond Sacred and SecularPolitics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Sultan Tepe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The global rise of political religion is one of the defining and most puzzling characteristics of current world politics. Since the early 1990s, religious parties have achieved stunning electoral ... More

Beyond the EuromaidanComparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Henry E. Hale and Robert W. Orttung (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the prospects for advancing reform in Ukraine in the wake of the February 2014 Euromaidan revolution. It examines six crucial areas of reform: identity-memory divides, corruption, ... More

Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Eduardo Moncada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues that the interaction between urban political economies and patterns of armed territorial control shape the nature and trajectory of the ways in which developing world cities confront ... More

Contested EmbraceTransborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Jaeeun Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The incongruity between territory, citizenry, and nation has long preoccupied students of international migration, nationalism, and citizenship, including the state’s transborder relationship with ... More

Continuity Despite ChangeThe Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Matthew E. Carnes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explains why Latin America’s pattern of protective labor regulation has been surprisingly resistant to fundamental reform over the course of the last century, especially during the period ... More

The Crisis of Democratic Representation in the Andes

The Crisis of Democratic Representation in the Andes

Scott Mainwaring, Ana Maria Bejarano, and Eduardo Pizarro Leongomez (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752787
eISBN:
9780804767910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752787.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The essays in this book analyze and explain the crisis of democratic representation in five Andean countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. In this region, disaffection with ... More

Failed Democratization in Prewar JapanBreakdown of a Hybrid Regime

Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime

Harukata Takenaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804763417
eISBN:
9780804790741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763417.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How and why does a semi-democratic regime—one that developed as a result of significant degree of democratization—collapse without experiencing further democratization? This book answers these ... More

The Global Rise of PopulismPerformance, Political Style, and Representation

The Global Rise of Populism: Performance, Political Style, and Representation

Benjamin Moffitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796132
eISBN:
9780804799331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796132.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Populism is a key feature of contemporary democratic politics, and is on the rise across the world. Yet current approaches to populism fail to account for its shifting character in a rapidly changing ... More

The Institutional ImperativeThe Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

Erik Kuhonta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770835
eISBN:
9780804781794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770835.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why do some countries in the developing world achieve growth with equity, while others do not? If democracy is the supposed panacea for the developing world, why have Southeast Asian democracies had ... More

Judging PolicyCourts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Matthew M. Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758116
eISBN:
9780804786799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758116.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Courts, like other government institutions, shape public policy. But how are they drawn into the policy process, and how are patterns of policy debate shaped by the institutional structure of the ... More

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