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China's Rise in the Global SouthThe Middle East, Africa, and Beijing's Alternative World Order

China's Rise in the Global South: The Middle East, Africa, and Beijing's Alternative World Order

Dawn C. Murphy

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781503630093
eISBN:
9781503630604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503630093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As China and the U.S. increasingly compete for power in key areas of U.S. influence, great power conflict looms. Yet few studies have looked to the Middle East and Africa, regions of major political, ... More

Precarious AsiaGlobal Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia

Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia

Arne L. Kalleberg, Kevin Hewison, and Kwang-Yeong Shin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781503610255
eISBN:
9781503629837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610255.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book assesses the role of global and domestic factors in shaping precarious work and its outcomes in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia as they represent a range of Asian political democracies ... More

The Discovery of IranTaghi Arani, a Radical Cosmopolitan

The Discovery of Iran: Taghi Arani, a Radical Cosmopolitan

Ali Mirsepassi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781503629141
eISBN:
9781503629806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503629141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the history of Iranian nationalism afresh through the life and work of Taghi Arani, the founder of Iran's first Marxist journal, Donya. In his quest to imagine a future for Iran ... More

Victorian ContingenciesExperiments in Literature, Science, and Play

Victorian Contingencies: Experiments in Literature, Science, and Play

Tina Young Choi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781503629288
eISBN:
9781503629769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503629288.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Contingency is not just a feature of modern politics, finance, and culture—by thinking contingently, nineteenth-century Britons rewrote familiar narratives and upended forgone conclusions. This book ... More

Intelligence Analysis and Policy MakingThe Canadian Experience

Intelligence Analysis and Policy Making: The Canadian Experience

Thomas Juneau and Stephanie Carvin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503613508
eISBN:
9781503629714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613508.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Canada is a key member of the world's most important international intelligence-sharing partnership, the Five Eyes, along with the US, the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. Until now, few scholars have ... More

Networked NonproliferationMaking the NPT Permanent

Networked Nonproliferation: Making the NPT Permanent

Michal Onderco

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503628922
eISBN:
9781503629646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503628922.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) had many opponents when, in 1995, it came up for extension. The majority of parties opposed extension, and experts expected a limited ... More

Seekers of the FaceSecrets of the Idra Rabba (The Great Assembly) of the Zohar

Seekers of the Face: Secrets of the Idra Rabba (The Great Assembly) of the Zohar

Melila Hellner-Eshed

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503628427
eISBN:
9781503628588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503628427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Seekers of the Face opens the profound treasure house at the heart of Judaism's most important mystical work: the Idra Rabba (Great Gathering) of the Zohar. This is the story of the Great Assembly of ... More

Following the LeaderInternational Order, Alliance Strategies, and Emulation

Following the Leader: International Order, Alliance Strategies, and Emulation

Raymond C. Kuo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503628434
eISBN:
9781503628571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503628434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Nations have powerful reasons to get their military alliances right. When security pacts go well, they underpin regional and global order; when they fail, they spread wars across continents as states ... More

Jewish Primitivism

Jewish Primitivism

Samuel J. Spinner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503628274
eISBN:
9781503628281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503628274.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Jewish writers and artists across Europe began depicting fellow Jews as savages or “primitive” tribesmen, using ethnographic and folkloristic tropes as ... More

It Could Lead to DancingMixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity

It Could Lead to Dancing: Mixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity

Sonia Gollance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613492
eISBN:
9781503627802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613492.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Dances and balls appear throughout literature as a place for young people to meet, flirt, and form relationships: as any reader of Pride and Prejudice, War and Peace, or Romeo and Juliet can attest, ... More

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