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Party-System CollapseThe Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Jason Seawright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Most party systems are relatively stable over time. Yet in the 1980s and 1990s, established party systems in Peru and Venezuela broke down, leading to the elections of outsider Alberto Fujimori and ... More

Paths to PeaceDomestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War

Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War

Elizabeth A. Stanley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762694
eISBN:
9780804772372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762694.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book begins by developing a theory about the domestic obstacles to making peace and the role played by shifts in states' governing coalitions in overcoming these obstacles. In particular, it ... More

Patronage and PowerLocal State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Patronage and Power: Local State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Ben Hillman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789363
eISBN:
9780804791618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Drawing on more than a decade of fieldwork in a rural southwest China county, this book examines the unwritten rules of Chinese officialdom and suggests that these rules have helped to hold the ... 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

The Politics of Local Participatory Democracy In Latin AmericaInstitutions, Actors, and Interactions

The Politics of Local Participatory Democracy In Latin America: Institutions, Actors, and Interactions

Françoise Montambeault

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795166
eISBN:
9780804796576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795166.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Participatory democracy institutional innovations aimed at bringing citizens back into local governance processes are now at the core of the international democratic development agenda. Around the ... More

The Politics of Majority NationalismFraming Peace, Stalemates, and Crises

The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises

Neophytos Loizides

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794084
eISBN:
9780804796330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794084.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What drives the politics of majority nationalism during crises and peace mediations? In this innovative work on the comparative politics of majority nationalism, Neophytos Loizides answers this ... More

Power in Uncertain TimesStrategy in the Fog of Peace

Power in Uncertain Times: Strategy in the Fog of Peace

Emily Goldman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757263
eISBN:
9780804777353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757263.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The United States faces a complex and rapidly shifting international security landscape. Forces of ethnic and religious extremism, diffusion of information technologies, proliferation of mass ... More

Preventing a Biochemical Arms Race

Preventing a Biochemical Arms Race

Alexander Kelle, Kathryn Nixdorff, and Malcolm Dando

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782753
eISBN:
9780804786157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782753.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book responds to a growing concern that changes in the life sciences and the nature of warfare could lead to a resurgent interest in chemical and biological weapons (CBW) capabilities. By ... More

Public Opinion in State Politics

Public Opinion in State Politics

Jeffrey E. Cohen (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753005
eISBN:
9780804767972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753005.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the Reagan presidency, more and more public policymaking authority has devolved to the states, a trend that the contributors to this volume argue is unlikely to abate soon. This is a collection ... More

Refugees, Women, and WeaponsInternational Norm Adoption and Compliance in Japan

Refugees, Women, and Weapons: International Norm Adoption and Compliance in Japan

Petrice R. Flowers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759731
eISBN:
9780804772365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759731.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In a world dominated by considerations of material and security threats, Japan provides a case for why, and under what conditions, a state would choose to adopt international norms and laws that are ... More

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