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Power in Uncertain Times

Emily Goldman.

December 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: international relations. 272 pages.

The United States faces a complex and rapidly shifting international security landscape. Forces of ethnic and religious extremism, diffusion of information technologies, proliferation of...

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The Cultivation of Resentment

Jeffrey R. Dudas.

March 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: political theory. 224 pages.

This is an examination of how grassroots conservative activists use rights discourse to pursue their political goals. It argues that conservative activists engage in frequent and sincere...

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Judging Policy

Matthew M. Taylor.

February 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 248 pages.

Courts, like other government institutions, shape public policy. But how are they drawn into the policy process, and how are patterns of policy debate shaped by the institutional structure...

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The Japanese Challenge to the American Neoliberal World Order

Yong Wook Lee.

February 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: international relations. 304 pages.

This book explicitly links capitalism to Japan's particular foreign economic policy choices, offering a historically informed account of the nature and evolution of the Japanese challenge...

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Beyond Sacred and Secular

Sultan Tepe.

July 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 432 pages.

The global rise of political religion is one of the defining and most puzzling characteristics of current world politics. Since the early 1990s, religious parties have achieved stunning...

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War and the Health of Nations

Zaryab Iqbal.

February 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: international relations. 208 pages.

Assessments of the costs of war generally focus on the financial, political, military, and territorial risks associated with involvement in violent conflict. Often overlooked are the human...

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Refugees, Women, and Weapons

Petrice R. Flowers.

July 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: international relations. 208 pages.

In a world dominated by considerations of material and security threats, Japan provides a case for why, and under what conditions, a state would choose to adopt international norms and laws...

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Balance Sheet

John S. Duffield and Peter J. Dombrowski.

July 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: US politics. 264 pages.

The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, one that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next,...

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Better Safe Than Sorry

Michael Krepon.

January 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: international relations. 296 pages.

In 2008, the iconic doomsday clock of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientistswas set at five minutes to midnight—two minutes closer to Armageddon than in 1962, when John F. Kennedy and Nikita...

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The Library and the Workshop

Jenny Andersson.

December 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: comparative politics. 208 pages.

This book offers a detailed account of the way that social democracy today makes sense of capitalism. In particular, it challenges the idea that social democracy has gone “neoliberal,”...

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