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42Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry, and Russell L. Riley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801454066
eISBN:
9781501706202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book uses hundreds of hours of newly opened interviews and other sources to illuminate the life and times of Bill Clinton. Combining the authoritative perspective of these inside accounts with ... More

Accidental ActivistsVictim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Celeste L. Arrington

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. This book examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to ... More

After NewspeakLanguage Culture and Politics in Russia from Gorbachev to Putin

After Newspeak: Language Culture and Politics in Russia from Gorbachev to Putin

Michael S. Gorham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452628
eISBN:
9780801470578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book presents a cultural history of the politics of Russian language from Gorbachev and glasnost to Putin and the emergence of new generations of Web technologies. The book begins from the ... More

American BiodefenseHow Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security

American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security

Frank L. III Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452710
eISBN:
9780801455162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452710.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Biological weapons have threatened U.S. national security since at least World War II. Historically, however, the U.S. military has neglected research, development, acquisition, and doctrine for ... More

Armed State BuildingConfronting State Failure, 1898-2012

Armed State Building: Confronting State Failure, 1898-2012

Paul D. Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451492
eISBN:
9780801469541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451492.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Since 1898, the United States and the United Nations have deployed military force more than three dozen times in attempts to rebuild failed states. Currently there are more state-building campaigns ... 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

Atomic AssistanceHow "Atoms for Peace" Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity

Atomic Assistance: How "Atoms for Peace" Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity

Kevin P. Gallagher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450907
eISBN:
9780801465758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Nuclear technology is dual use in nature, meaning that it can be used to produce nuclear energy or to build nuclear weapons. Despite security concerns about proliferation, the United States and other ... 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

Barriers to BioweaponsThe Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development

Barriers to Bioweapons: The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development

Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452888
eISBN:
9780801471933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452888.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

There exists the belief that with sufficient motivation and material resources, states or terrorist groups can produce bioweapons easily, cheaply, and successfully. This book challenges this ... More

Betting on BiotechInnovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Joseph Wong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and ... 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

Brothers in ArmsChinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Andrew Mertha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452659
eISBN:
9780801470738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452659.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

When the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia in 1975, they inherited a war-ravaged and internationally isolated country. Pol Pot's government espoused the rhetoric of self-reliance, but Democratic ... More

Brutality in an Age of Human RightsActivism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brian Drohan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714658
eISBN:
9781501714672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This study seeks to bring international histories of human rights into closer dialogue with military histories of insurgent movements and counterinsurgency warfare. Both military historians and ... More

Capital as Will and ImaginationSchumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Joseph Schumpeter's conceptions of entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative destruction have been hugely influential. He pioneered the study of economic development and of technological paradigm ... More

Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Gerald M. Easter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The postcommunist transitions produced two very different types of states. The “contractual” state is associated with the countries of Eastern Europe, which moved toward democratic regimes, ... More

China's Regulatory StateA New Strategy for Globalization

China's Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization

Roselyn Hsueh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449956
eISBN:
9780801462856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Today's China is governed by a new economic model that marks a radical break from the Mao and Deng eras; it departs fundamentally from both the East Asian developmental state and its own Communist ... More

Chinese Economic StatecraftCommercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

William J. Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book introduces an innovative theory that pinpoints how states employ economic tools of national power to pursue their strategic objectives. The book shows what Chinese economic statecraft is, ... More

Collaborative Governance for Urban RevitalizationLessons from Empowerment Zones

Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For more than one hundred years, governments have grappled with the complex problem of how to revitalize distressed urban areas. In 1995, the original urban Empowerment Zones (Atlanta, Baltimore, ... More

Constructing GrievanceEthnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Elise Giuliano

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447457
eISBN:
9780801460722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Demands for national independence among ethnic minorities around the world suggest the power of nationalism. Contemporary nationalist movements can quickly attract fervent followings, but they can ... 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

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