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Amoral CommunitiesCollective Crimes in Time of War

Amoral Communities: Collective Crimes in Time of War

Mila Dragojević

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739828
eISBN:
9781501739835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739828.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines how conditions conducive to atrocities against civilians are created during wartime in some communities. It identifies the exclusion of moderates and the production of borders as ... More

Arguing about AlliancesThe Art of Agreement in Military-Pact Negotiations

Arguing about Alliances: The Art of Agreement in Military-Pact Negotiations

Paul Poast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740244
eISBN:
9781501740251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do some attempts to conclude alliance treaties end in failure? From the inability of European powers to form an alliance that would stop Hitler in the 1930s, to the present inability of Ukraine ... More

At Home with the DiplomatsInside a European Foreign Ministry

At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Iver B. Neumann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 2010 WikiLeaks release of 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables has made it eminently clear that there is a vast gulf between the public face of diplomacy and the opinions and actions that take place ... More

The Authority TrapStrategic Choices of International NGOs

The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite public favorability towards international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), most of these groups toil in total obscurity. A very few INGOs, active in human rights promotion, ... More

Borders among ActivistsInternational NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Sarah S. Stroup

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the notion that political activism has gone beyond borders and created a global or transnational civil society. Instead, at the most globally active, purportedly cosmopolitan ... More

The Consequences of HumiliationAnger and Status in World Politics

The Consequences of Humiliation: Anger and Status in World Politics

Joslyn Barnhart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748042
eISBN:
9781501748691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748042.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the nature of national humiliation and its impact on foreign policy. The book demonstrates that Germany's catastrophic reaction to humiliation at the end of World War I is part of ... More

Constructive IllusionsMisperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation

Constructive Illusions: Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation

Eric Grynaviski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452062
eISBN:
9780801454653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452062.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are the best international agreements products of mutual understanding? The conventional wisdom in economics, sociology, and political science is that accurate perceptions of others' interests, ... More

Creating KosovoInternational Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions

Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions

Elton Skendaj

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452949
eISBN:
9780801470189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452949.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In shaping the institutions of a new country, what interventions from international actors lead to success and failure? This book's investigation into Kosovo, based on national survey data, ... More

Crippling LeviathanHow Foreign Subversion Weakens the State

Crippling Leviathan: How Foreign Subversion Weakens the State

Melissa M. Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748363
eISBN:
9781501748387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Policymakers worry that “ungoverned spaces” pose dangers to security and development. Why do such spaces exist beyond the authority of the state? Earlier scholarship—which addressed this question ... More

The Despot's Guide to Wealth ManagementOn the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

J. C. Sharman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705519
eISBN:
9781501708442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

An unprecedented new international moral and legal rule forbids one state from hosting money stolen by the leaders of another state. The aim is to counter grand corruption or kleptocracy (“rule by ... More

Emotional DiplomacyOfficial Emotion on the International Stage

Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage

Todd H. Hall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453014
eISBN:
9781501701139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453014.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the politics of officially expressed emotion on the international stage, looking at the ways in which state actors strategically deploy emotional behavior to shape the perceptions ... More

Hard Interests, Soft IllusionsSoutheast Asia and American Power

Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the belief held by foreign policy elites in much of Southeast Asia—Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam—that the United States is a relatively ... More

HomelandsShifting Borders and Territorial Disputes

Homelands: Shifting Borders and Territorial Disputes

Nadav G. Shelef

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780801453489
eISBN:
9781501712364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453489.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why are some territorial partitions accepted as the appropriate borders of a nation's homeland, whereas in other places conflict continues despite or even because of division of territory? This book ... More

Internal AffairsHow the Structure of NGOs Transforms Human Rights

Internal Affairs: How the Structure of NGOs Transforms Human Rights

Wendy H. Wong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450792
eISBN:
9780801466069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450792.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why are some international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) more politically salient than others, and why are some NGOs better able to influence the norms of human rights? This book shows how the ... More

A Liberal World Order in CrisisChoosing between Imposition and Restraint

A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Georg Sorensen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The collapse of the bipolar international system near the end of the twentieth century changed political liberalism from a regional system with aspirations of universality to global ideological ... More

The Logic of Positive Engagement

The Logic of Positive Engagement

Miroslav Nincic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450068
eISBN:
9780801463013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450068.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Recent U.S. foreign policy has depended heavily on the use of negative inducements to alter the behavior of other states. From public browbeating through economic sanctions to military invasion, the ... More

Lost CausesAgenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security

Lost Causes: Agenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security

Charli Carpenter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448850
eISBN:
9780801470363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448850.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do some issues and threats—diseases, weapons, human rights abuses, vulnerable populations—get more global policy attention than others? How do global activist networks decide the particular ... More

The Mediation Dilemma

The Mediation Dilemma

Kyle Beardsley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450037
eISBN:
9780801462610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450037.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Mediation has become a common technique for terminating violent conflicts both within and between states; while mediation has a strong record in reducing hostilities, it is not without its own ... More

The Money LaundryRegulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

J. C. Sharman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A generation ago, not a single country had laws to counter money laundering; now, more countries have standardized anti-money laundering (AML) policies than have armed forces. This book investigates ... More

Nested SecurityLessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Erin K. Jenne

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why does soft power conflict management meet with variable success over the course of a single mediation? This book asserts that international conflict management is almost never a straightforward ... More

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