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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

Creating Military PowerThe Sources of Military Effectiveness

Creating Military Power: The Sources of Military Effectiveness

Risa A. Brooks and Elizabeth A. Stanley (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753999
eISBN:
9780804768092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines how societies, cultures, political structures, and the global environment affect countries' military organizations. Unlike most analyses of countries' military power, which focus ... 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

The Cultivation of ResentmentTreaty Rights and the New Right

The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Jeffrey R. Dudas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is an examination of how grassroots conservative activists use rights discourse to pursue their political goals. It argues that conservative activists engage in frequent and sincere ... More

Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Zellen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The examination of wars and conflicts of the twenty-first century immediately draws one to their culture and sectarian dimensions. The contributors to this volume reflect on the following fundamental ... More

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

Endurance and WarThe National Sources of Military Cohesion

Endurance and War: The National Sources of Military Cohesion

Jasen J. Castillo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789103
eISBN:
9780804790727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789103.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Why do national armed forces differ in their cohesion, or will to fight? Why do some country's militaries fight hard when facing defeat, while others collapse? In this book I present cohesion theory ... 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

Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Phillip Stalley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book takes as its focus a simple yet critical question: Does foreign direct investment lead to weakened environmental regulation, thereby turning developing countries into “pollution havens?” ... More

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