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DesertionTrust and Mistrust in Civil Wars

Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars

Théodore McLauchlin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752940
eISBN:
9781501752964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines the personal and political factors behind soldiers' choices to stay in their unit or abandon their cause. The book explores what might spur widespread desertion in a given group, ... More

Engaging the Evil EmpireWashington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War

Engaging the Evil Empire: Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War

Simon Miles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751691
eISBN:
9781501751707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751691.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In a narrative-redefining approach, this book dramatically alters how we look at the beginning of the end of the Cold War. Tracking key events in US–Soviet relations across the years between 1980 and ... More

Feeding the HungryAdvocacy and Blame in the Global Fight against Hunger

Feeding the Hungry: Advocacy and Blame in the Global Fight against Hunger

Michelle Jurkovich

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751165
eISBN:
9781501751189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751165.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Food insecurity poses one of the most pressing development and human security challenges in the world. This book examines the social and normative environments in which international anti-hunger ... More

Fulfilling the Sacred TrustThe UN Campaign for International Accountability for Dependent Territories in the Era of Decolonization

Fulfilling the Sacred Trust: The UN Campaign for International Accountability for Dependent Territories in the Era of Decolonization

Mary Ann Heiss

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752704
eISBN:
9781501752728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752704.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the implementation of international accountability for dependent territories under the United Nations during the early Cold War era. Although the Western nations that drafted the ... More

How to Prevent Coups d'ÉtatCounterbalancing and Regime Survival

How to Prevent Coups d'État: Counterbalancing and Regime Survival

Erica De Bruin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751912
eISBN:
9781501751936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book looks at the threats that rulers face from their own armed forces. Can they make their regimes impervious to coups? This book shows that how leaders organize their coercive institutions has ... More

Ideal MindsRaising Consciousness in the Antisocial Seventies

Ideal Minds: Raising Consciousness in the Antisocial Seventies

Michael Trask

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752438
eISBN:
9781501752452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752438.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following the 1960s, the decade's focus on consciousness-raising transformed into an array of intellectual projects far afield of movement politics. The mind's powers came to preoccupy a range of ... More

The Justice DilemmaLeaders and Exile in an Era of Accountability

The Justice Dilemma: Leaders and Exile in an Era of Accountability

Daniel Krcmaric

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750212
eISBN:
9781501750236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Abusive leaders are now held accountable for their crimes in a way that was unimaginable just a few decades ago. What are the consequences of this recent push for international justice? This book ... More

The Neoliberal RepublicCorporate Lawyers, Statecraft, and the Making of Public-Private France

The Neoliberal Republic: Corporate Lawyers, Statecraft, and the Making of Public-Private France

Antoine Vauchez and Pierre France

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752544
eISBN:
9781501752575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752544.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book traces the corrosive effects of the revolving door between public service and private enrichment on the French state and its ability to govern and regulate the private sector. Casting a ... More

When Blame BackfiresSyrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Anne Marie Baylouny

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The recent influx of Syrian refugees into Jordan and Lebanon has stimulated domestic political action against these countries' governments. This is the dramatic argument at the heart of this book. ... More

Why Containment WorksPower, Proliferation, and Preventive War

Why Containment Works: Power, Proliferation, and Preventive War

Wallace J. Thies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749483
eISBN:
9781501749506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749483.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the conduct of American foreign policy during and after the Cold War through the lens of applied policy analysis. The book argues that the Bush Doctrine after 2002 was a theory of ... More

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