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Balance SheetThe Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

John S. Duffield and Peter J. Dombrowski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, one that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next, notwithstanding ... More

Better Safe Than SorryThe Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Better Safe Than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Michael Krepon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760638
eISBN:
9780804770989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In 2008, the iconic doomsday clock of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientistswas set at five minutes to midnight—two minutes closer to Armageddon than in 1962, when John F. Kennedy and Nikita ... More

Beyond Sacred and SecularPolitics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Sultan Tepe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The global rise of political religion is one of the defining and most puzzling characteristics of current world politics. Since the early 1990s, religious parties have achieved stunning electoral ... More

Beyond the EuromaidanComparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Henry E. Hale and Robert W. Orttung (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the prospects for advancing reform in Ukraine in the wake of the February 2014 Euromaidan revolution. It examines six crucial areas of reform: identity-memory divides, corruption, ... More

Britain and the BombNuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

David James Gill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on primary sources from both sides of the Atlantic, Britain and the Bomb explores how economic, political, and strategic considerations have shaped British nuclear diplomacy. The book ... More

Chinese HegemonyGrand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Feng Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793896
eISBN:
9780804795043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the strategic and institutional dynamics of international relations in East Asian history when imperial China was the undisputed regional hegemon. It draws on both Chinese and ... More

Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Eduardo Moncada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues that the interaction between urban political economies and patterns of armed territorial control shape the nature and trajectory of the ways in which developing world cities confront ... More

Coercion, Survival, and WarWhy Weak States Resist the United States

Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States

Phil Haun

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804792837
eISBN:
9780804795074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792837.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book considers why with its tremendous military advantage the United States so often fails to coerce much weaker states. The answer frequently resides in the large asymmetry in power which ... More

Constructing CassandraReframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Constructing Cassandra: Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Milo Jones and Philippe Silberzahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785808
eISBN:
9780804787154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The CIA was created in 1947 in large part to prevent another Pearl Harbor. On at least four dramatic occasions, the Agency failed at this task: prior to in the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the ... More

Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Fred H. Lawson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753722
eISBN:
9780804768023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753722.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the emergence of an anarchic states-system in the twentieth-century Arab world. Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Arab nationalist movements first considered ... More

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

The Dual ExecutiveUnilateral Orders in a Separated and Shared Power System

The Dual Executive: Unilateral Orders in a Separated and Shared Power System

Michelle Belco and Brandon Rottinghaus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804799973
eISBN:
9781503601987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The president serves dual roles in the political system: one who “commands” by pursuing his or her agenda using unilateral orders and one who “administers” and who works to continue proper government ... 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

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