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Emptied LandsA Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

It is commonly claimed by Israeli authorities that Bedouins are trespassers who never acquired property or settlement rights in southern Israel/Palestine. This led to massive dispossession of ... More

Zouping RevisitedAdaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Zouping Revisited: Adaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Jean C. Oi and Steven Goldstein (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503604001
eISBN:
9781503604551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book describes how one local government in China has governed a much larger and vastly more complex market economy without any outward changes in the formal institutions of government. The ... More

Self-Regulation and Human ProgressHow Society Gains When We Govern Less

Self-Regulation and Human Progress: How Society Gains When We Govern Less

Evan Osborne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804796446
eISBN:
9781503604247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796446.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Does humanity progress primarily through leaders organizing and directing followers, or through trial and error by individuals free to chart their own path? For most of human history ruling classes ... More

To Belong in Buenos AiresGermans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

Benjamin Bryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503601536
eISBN:
9781503604353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601536.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes the activities and fantasies of the people who sought to create a lasting German community in Buenos Aires and the behavior of others who challenged that project. It argues that ... More

Divine VariationsHow Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Terence Keel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804795401
eISBN:
9781503604377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795401.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The view that science and religion are necessarily in conflict has increasingly lost favor among scholars who have sought more nuanced theoretical frameworks for evaluating the configurations of ... More

Alone at the AltarSingle Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book reframes our understanding of single women and religious culture in colonial and nineteenth-century Latin America. Most works on women and early modern religion examine nuns, holy women, or ... More

Literary Primitivism

Literary Primitivism

Ben Etherington

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602366
eISBN:
9781503604094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602366.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book comprehensively redefines literary primitivism, arguing that it was an aesthetic project formed in reaction to the high point of imperialist expansion at the start of the twentieth century. ... More

The Indonesian WayASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

Jürgen Rüland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602854
eISBN:
9781503604544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602854.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the proposition that regional organizations across the world exhibit increasing similarities with the European Union as a result of norm diffusion. It examines how and to what ... More

Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Joshua M. White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book offers a comprehensive examination of the shape and impact of piracy in the eastern half of the Mediterranean and the Ottoman Empire’s administrative, legal, and diplomatic response. In the ... More

Figuring Korean FuturesChildren's Literature in Modern Korea

Figuring Korean Futures: Children's Literature in Modern Korea

Dafna Zur

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601680
eISBN:
9781503603110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is the story of the emergence and development of writing for children in modern Korea. In the 1920s, a narrator-adult voice began to speak for the first time directly to a child-reader ... More

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