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Bullets Not BallotsSuccess in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book challenges the claim that winning “hearts and minds” is critical to successful counterinsurgency campaigns. Good governance, this conventional wisdom holds, gains the besieged government ... More

Defense 101Understanding the Military of Today and Tomorrow

Defense 101: Understanding the Military of Today and Tomorrow

Michael E. O'Hanlon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754470
eISBN:
9781501754500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book, a concise primer for understanding the US defense budget ($700 billion plus) and rapidly changing military technologies, provides a deeply informed yet accessible analysis of American ... More

The Floating Pool LadyA Quest to Bring a Public Pool to New York City's Waterfront

The Floating Pool Lady: A Quest to Bring a Public Pool to New York City's Waterfront

Ann L. Buttenwieser

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501716010
eISBN:
9781501716034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716010.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Why on earth would anyone want to float a pool up the Atlantic coastline to bring it to rest at a pier on the New York City waterfront? This book recounts the author's triumphant adventure that ... More

From Country to NationEthnographic Studies, Kokugaku, and Spirits in Nineteenth-Century Japan

From Country to Nation: Ethnographic Studies, Kokugaku, and Spirits in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Gideon Fujiwara

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753930
eISBN:
9781501753954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753930.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tracks the emergence of the modern Japanese nation in the nineteenth century through the history of some of its local aspirants. It explores how kokugaku (Japan studies) scholars envisioned ... More

The Future ConditionalBuilding an English-Speaking Society in Northeast China

The Future Conditional: Building an English-Speaking Society in Northeast China

Eric S. Henry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754906
eISBN:
9781501754920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754906.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a nuanced discussion of the globalization of the English language and the widespread effects it has had on Shenyang, the capital and largest city of China's northeast Liaoning ... More

Kidney to Share

Kidney to Share

Martha Gershun and John D., MD Lantos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book tells the story of the author's decision to donate a kidney to a stranger. The book takes readers through the complex process by which such donors are vetted to ensure that they are ... More

LakefrontPublic Trust and Private Rights in Chicago

Lakefront: Public Trust and Private Rights in Chicago

Joseph D. Kearney and Thomas W. Merrill

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754654
eISBN:
9781501754661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754654.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did Chicago, a city known for commerce, come to have such a splendid public waterfront — its most treasured asset? This book reveals a story of social, political, and legal conflict in which ... More

The Power to DivideWedge Strategies in Great Power Competition

The Power to Divide: Wedge Strategies in Great Power Competition

Timothy W. Crawford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754715
eISBN:
9781501754739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the use of wedge strategies, a form of divisive statecraft designed to isolate adversaries from allies and potential supporters to gain key advantages. With a multidimensional ... More

Re-UnionHow Bold Labor Reforms Can Repair, Revitalize, and Reunite the United States

Re-Union: How Bold Labor Reforms Can Repair, Revitalize, and Reunite the United States

David Madland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755378
eISBN:
9781501755392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755378.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book explores how labor unions are essential to all workers. Yet, union systems are badly flawed and in need of rapid changes for reform. The book's multilayered analysis presents a solution — a ... More

Republicanism, Communism, IslamCosmopolitan Origins of Revolution in Southeast Asia

Republicanism, Communism, Islam: Cosmopolitan Origins of Revolution in Southeast Asia

John T. Sidel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755613
eISBN:
9781501755637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755613.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book provides an alternate vantage point for understanding the variegated forms and trajectories of revolution across the Philippines, Indonesia, and Việtnam, a perspective that is ... More

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