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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

Brokering Peace in Nuclear EnvironmentsU.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Moeed Yusuf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is the first to theorize third party mediation in crises between regional nuclear powers. Its relevance flows from two of the most significant international developments since the end of ... 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

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

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

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

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

Hard TargetSanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600362
eISBN:
9781503601994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Because authoritarian regimes like North Korea can impose the costs of sanctions on their citizens, they constitute “hard targets.” Yet such regimes may also be immune—and even hostile—to economic ... More

Help or HarmThe Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Help or Harm: The Human Security Effects of International NGOs

Amanda Murdie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791977
eISBN:
9780804792479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Do international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) matter? When do they influence human security? This book offers a comprehensive framework for understanding the effects of international ... More

How India Became TerritorialForeign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Itty Abraham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do countries go to war over disputed lands? This revisionist study identifies the process of decolonization as the root of contemporary Asian interstate territorial conflicts. It does so by ... More

The Indonesian WayASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

Jürgen Rüland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602854
eISBN:
9781503604544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602854.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the proposition that regional organizations across the world exhibit increasing similarities with the European Union as a result of norm diffusion. It examines how and to what ... More

Intra-Industry TradeCooperation and Conflict in the Global Political Economy

Intra-Industry Trade: Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Political Economy

Cameron Thies and Timothy M. Peterson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804791335
eISBN:
9780804797207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791335.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book calls for us to rethink what trade most often looks like and how it shapes global institutions, fostering peace among states. It argues that our understanding of trade has not kept pace ... More

Islam in the BalanceIdeational Threats in Arab Politics

Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Lawrence Rubin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyzes how ideas, or political ideology, can threaten states and how states react to ideational threats. It examines the threat perception and policies of two Arab, Muslim majority ... More

The Japanese Challenge to the American Neoliberal World OrderIdentity, Meaning, and Foreign Policy

The Japanese Challenge to the American Neoliberal World Order: Identity, Meaning, and Foreign Policy

Yong Wook Lee

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758123
eISBN:
9780804787536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explicitly links capitalism to Japan's particular foreign economic policy choices, offering a historically informed account of the nature and evolution of the Japanese challenge to ... More

Looking for BalanceChina, the United States, and Power Balancing in East Asia

Looking for Balance: China, the United States, and Power Balancing in East Asia

Steve Chan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778206
eISBN:
9780804778473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778206.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Debate surrounding “China's rise” and the prospects of its possible challenge to America's preeminence in international relations in East Asia has focused on two questions, rooted in power-balancing ... More

Open SkiesTransparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War

Open Skies: Transparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War

Peter Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804790987
eISBN:
9780804792318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790987.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book presents a detailed description and analysis of the last major security negotiation between the countries of NATO and the former Warsaw Pact as the Cold War was ending, and the creation of ... 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

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

Reluctant RestraintThe Evolution of China's Nonproliferation Policies and Practices, 1980-2004

Reluctant Restraint: The Evolution of China's Nonproliferation Policies and Practices, 1980-2004

Evan S. Medeiros

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755528
eISBN:
9780804768245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755528.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines one of the most important changes in Chinese foreign policy since the country opened to the world: China's gradual move to support the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, ... 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

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