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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

Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Tom K. Wong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In analyzing new data across twenty-five countries over a ten-year period, this book represents one the most comprehensive studies to date on the politics of immigration control. It focuses the ... More

Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation

Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation

Jeffrey W. Knopf (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778275
eISBN:
9780804784917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

While policy makers and scholars have long devoted considerable attention to strategies like deterrence, which threaten others with unacceptable consequences, such threat-based strategies are not ... 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

Squandered OpportunityNeoclassical Realism and Iranian Foreign Policy

Squandered Opportunity: Neoclassical Realism and Iranian Foreign Policy

Thomas Juneau

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793056
eISBN:
9780804795081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793056.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Islamic Republic of Iran faced a favourable strategic environment after 2001 – a window of opportunity. Iran responded by assertively seeking to expand its interests throughout the Middle East. ... More

The Supply Side of SecurityA Market Theory of Military Alliances

The Supply Side of Security: A Market Theory of Military Alliances

Tongfi Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796965
eISBN:
9780804798594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796965.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What are the factors that explain the bargaining power of a state in an alliance? This book offers answers to this question by explaining how the structure of the international system and domestic ... More

A Transformation Gap?American Innovations and European Military Change

A Transformation Gap?: American Innovations and European Military Change

Theo Farrell, Terriff Terry, and Osinga Frans (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763776
eISBN:
9780804781800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763776.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

NATO member states are all undergoing some form of military transformation. Despite a shared vision, transformation has been primarily a US-led process centered on the exploitation of new information ... More

Trauma and MemoryReading, Healing, and Making Law

Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing, and Making Law

Austin Sarat, Nadav Davidovitch, and Michal Alberstein (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754057
eISBN:
9780804768122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754057.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores different dimensions of trauma, both its relationship to the social sphere and to group identity, in order to open up new approaches to trauma from a healing perspective. Its ... More

War and the Health of Nations

War and the Health of Nations

Zaryab Iqbal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758819
eISBN:
9780804773706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758819.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assessments of the costs of war generally focus on the financial, political, military, and territorial risks associated with involvement in violent conflict. Often overlooked are the human costs of ... More

Wronged by EmpirePost-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786522
eISBN:
9780804788434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book uses colonialism as a lens to understand the foreign policy of countries that have undergone it, focusing specifically on the cases of India and China. Colonialism, although a hugely ... More

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