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Electrifying IndiaRegional Political Economies of Development

Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development

Sunila S. Kale

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787963
eISBN:
9780804791021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Throughout the twentieth century, electricity was considered to be the primary vehicle of modernity, as well as its quintessential symbol. In India, electrification was central to how early ... More

In Defense of JapanFrom the Market to the Military in Space Policy

In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Saadia Pekkanen and Paul Kallender-Umezu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book provides an account of the history, politics, and policy of Japan's strategic space development. The dual-use nature of space technologies, meaning that they cut across both market and ... More

Integrating RegionsAsia in Comparative Context

Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context

Miles Kahler and Andrew MacIntyre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783644
eISBN:
9780804789301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783644.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Asian regional institutions have proliferated in the new century. An investigation and explanation of institutional variation across regions contributes to an assessment of Asia's regional ... More

The Political Economy of Japan's Low Fertility

The Political Economy of Japan's Low Fertility

Frances McCall Rosenbluth (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754866
eISBN:
9780804768207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754866.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to one of Japan's thorniest public policy issues: why are women increasingly forgoing motherhood? At the heart of the matter lies a paradox: although the ... More

Reputation-Based Governance

Reputation-Based Governance

Lucio Picci

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773294
eISBN:
9780804777438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773294.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

It would be easy to cheat someone on eBay. However, an essential characteristic of the site prevents this from happening: buyer and seller reviews form what amounts to an “index of reputation.” The ... More

Spending Without TaxationFILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Gene Park

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Governments confront difficult political choices when they must determine how to balance their spending. But what would happen if a government found a means of spending without taxation? In this ... More

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