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Govern Like UsU.S. Expectations of Poor Countries

Govern Like Us: U.S. Expectations of Poor Countries

M. A. Thomas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171205
eISBN:
9780231539111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171205.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the poorest countries, such as Afghanistan, Haiti, and Mali, the United States has struggled to work with governments whose corruption and lack of capacity are increasingly seen to be the cause of ... More

Governance in the New Global DisorderPolitics for a Post-Sovereign Society

Governance in the New Global Disorder: Politics for a Post-Sovereign Society

Daniel Innerarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231170604
eISBN:
9780231542258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170604.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

When we talk about globalization, we tend to focus on its social and economic benefits. In Governance in the New Global Disorder, the political philosopher Daniel Innerarity considers its unsettling ... More

Green Innovation in ChinaChina's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Joanna Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

As the greatest coal-producing and consuming nation in the world, China would seem an unlikely haven for wind power. Yet the country now boasts a world-class industry that promises to make low-carbon ... More

The Hillary DoctrineSex and American Foreign Policy

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Valerie Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first Secretary of State to declare the subjugation of women worldwide a serious threat to U.S. national security. Known as the Hillary Doctrine, her stance was made ... More

The Inquisition of Climate Science

The Inquisition of Climate Science

James Powell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157193
eISBN:
9780231527842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157193.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Modern science is under the greatest and most successful attack in recent history. An industry of denial, abetted by news media and “info-tainment” broadcasters more interested in selling controversy ... More

Intimate RivalsJapanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China

Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China

Sheila Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167888
eISBN:
9780231538022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167888.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

No country feels China's rise more deeply than Japan. Through case studies of visits by Japanese politicians to the Yasukuni Shrine, conflicts over the boundaries of economic zones in the East China ... More

The Japan-South Korea Identity ClashEast Asian Security and the United States

The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

Scott Snyder and Brad Glosserman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171700
eISBN:
9780231539289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Japan and South Korea are Western-style democracies with open-market economies committed to the rule of law. They are also US allies. However, despite their shared interests, shared values, and ... More

Jerusalem UnboundGeography, History, and the Future of the Holy City

Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City

Michael Dumper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161961
eISBN:
9780231537353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Jerusalem’s formal political borders reveal neither the dynamics of power in the city nor the underlying factors that make an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians so difficult. The lines ... More

Mission RevolutionThe U.S. Military and Stability Operations

Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations

Jennifer Taw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153256
eISBN:
9780231526821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153256.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Defined as operations other than war, stability operations can include peacekeeping activities, population control, and counternarcotics efforts, and for the entire history of the United States ... More

New Battlefields/Old LawsCritical Debates on Asymmetric Warfare

New Battlefields/Old Laws: Critical Debates on Asymmetric Warfare

William Banks (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152358
eISBN:
9780231526562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book argues that changing patterns of global armed conflicts are forcing a reexamination of the traditional laws of war. The Hague Rules, the customary laws of war, and the post-1949 law of ... More

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