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Asia's Regional ArchitectureAlliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Andrew Yeo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608443
eISBN:
9781503608801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Something remarkable has occurred in Asia with little fanfare over the past twenty-five years. Considered severely underinstitutionalized at the end of the Cold War, Asia’s regional architecture is ... 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

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

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

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

Dynasties and DemocracyThe Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Daniel M. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605053
eISBN:
9781503606401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democracy is supposed to be the antithesis of hereditary rule by family dynasties. And yet “democratic dynasties” continue to persist in democracies around the world. They have been conspicuously ... 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

The Global Rise of PopulismPerformance, Political Style, and Representation

The Global Rise of Populism: Performance, Political Style, and Representation

Benjamin Moffitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796132
eISBN:
9780804799331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796132.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Populism is a key feature of contemporary democratic politics, and is on the rise across the world. Yet current approaches to populism fail to account for its shifting character in a rapidly changing ... More

The Institutional ImperativeThe Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

Erik Kuhonta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770835
eISBN:
9780804781794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770835.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why do some countries in the developing world achieve growth with equity, while others do not? If democracy is the supposed panacea for the developing world, why have Southeast Asian democracies had ... More

Judging PolicyCourts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Matthew M. Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758116
eISBN:
9780804786799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758116.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Courts, like other government institutions, shape public policy. But how are they drawn into the policy process, and how are patterns of policy debate shaped by the institutional structure of the ... More

The Library and the WorkshopSocial Democracy and Capitalism in the Knowledge Age

The Library and the Workshop: Social Democracy and Capitalism in the Knowledge Age

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762632
eISBN:
9780804772921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers a detailed account of the way that social democracy today makes sense of capitalism. In particular, it challenges the idea that social democracy has gone “neoliberal,” arguing that ... More

Middle East AuthoritarianismsGovernance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Steven Heydemann and Reinoud Leenders (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783019
eISBN:
9780804784351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783019.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The developments of early 2011 have left the political landscape of the Middle East changed but recognizable. Even as urgent struggles continue, it remains clear that authoritarianism will survive ... More

Militants or PartisansLabor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Yoonkyung Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The exceptional experiences of South Korea and Taiwan in combining high growth and liberal democracy in a relatively short and similar timetable have brought scholarly attention to their economic and ... More

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

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 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

Rebranding ChinaContested Status Signaling in the Changing Global Order

Rebranding China: Contested Status Signaling in the Changing Global Order

Xiaoyu Pu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606838
eISBN:
9781503607866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

China plays a variety of status games, sometimes emphasizing its status as an emerging great power and other times highlighting its status as a fragile developing country. The reasons for this are ... 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

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