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Atomic AssuranceThe Alliance Politics of Nuclear Proliferation

Atomic Assurance: The Alliance Politics of Nuclear Proliferation

Alexander Lanoszka

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729188
eISBN:
9781501729195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729188.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do alliances curb potential or actual cases of nuclear proliferation, if at all? Many scholars assert that alliances are effective tools for bridling the nuclear ambitions of states and that the ... More

The Commander's DilemmaViolence and Restraint in Wartime

The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Amelia Hoover Green

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do some military and rebel groups commit many types of violence, creating an impression of senseless chaos, whereas others carefully control violence against civilians? A classic catch-22 faces ... More

Dark PastsChanging the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Jennifer M. Dixon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Over the past two decades, many states have been called on to recognize and apologize for historic wrongs. In response, some states have apologized for past crimes, while others continue to silence, ... More

Empire of HopeThe Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

Empire of Hope: The Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

David Leheny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729072
eISBN:
9781501729089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729072.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

How do emotions become meaningful in public life? Closely examining key episodes in Japanese politics, Empire of Hope examines the varied roles that feelings play in contemporary politics. They ... More

Good Governance Gone BadHow Nordic Adaptability Leads to Excess

Good Governance Gone Bad: How Nordic Adaptability Leads to Excess

Darius Ornston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726101
eISBN:
9781501726118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726101.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The small, open economies of Nordic Europe are hailed as paragons of good governance, adapting flexibly to rapid, technological change and shifting patterns of economic competition. But they have ... More

National SecessionPersuasion and Violence in Independence Campaigns

National Secession: Persuasion and Violence in Independence Campaigns

Philip G. Roeder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725982
eISBN:
9781501725999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725982.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

National Secession asks which projects for new nation-states give rise to campaigns that cause discord—and sometimes mayhem—in the politics of existing states. This has been explained by identities, ... More

Politics under the InfluenceVodka and Public Policy in Putin's Russia

Politics under the Influence: Vodka and Public Policy in Putin's Russia

Anna L. Bailey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724374
eISBN:
9781501724381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

In 2009, the Russian government launched a much-publicized new initiative to tackle excessive alcohol consumption. This has subsequently been presented in simplistic terms as a top–down ... More

The Public Mapping ProjectHow Public Participation Can Revolutionize Redistricting

The Public Mapping Project: How Public Participation Can Revolutionize Redistricting

Micah Altman and Michael P. McDonald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501738548
eISBN:
9781501738555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738548.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal is an initiative of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Pennsylvania State University. It annually recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and ... More

The Rise and Decline of the American Century

The Rise and Decline of the American Century

William O. III Walker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726132
eISBN:
9781501726149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726132.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book discusses how U.S. officials, influenced by publisher Henry R. Luce in an essay in Life magazine in 1941, strove to create an American Century at the close of World War II, and beyond. The ... More

Rising Titans, Falling GiantsHow Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

When a great power declines, what strategies do rising states adopt? Rising great powers are often expected to prey upon and challenge declining states as power shifts in their favor. In practice, ... More

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