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Aid Dependence in CambodiaHow Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Sophal Ear

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161121
eISBN:
9780231530927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161121.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reveals the pernicious effects of aid dependence and its perversion of Cambodian democracy. It analyzes the period since international intervention liberated Cambodia from pariah state ... More

Anticipating a Nuclear IranChallenges for U.S. Security

Anticipating a Nuclear Iran: Challenges for U.S. Security

Robert Pfaltzgraff and Jacquelyn Davis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166225
eISBN:
9780231535946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166225.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This volume offers alternative models for assessing the challenges of a nuclear Iran for U.S. security. It is based on the assumption that Iran will soon obtain nuclear weapons. Through three ... More

Asia's Space RaceNational Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

James Clay Moltz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book provides an in-depth policy analysis of Asia's fourteen leading space programs, concentrating especially on developments in China, Japan, India, and South Korea. It shows that, in contrast ... More

Burma ReduxGlobal Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar

Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar

Ian Holliday

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161275
eISBN:
9780231504249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the political challenges facing modern-day Myanmar and assesses how other nations should act in relation to the country. It affirms the importance of foreign interests in Myanmar's ... More

Centrifugal EmpireCentral-Local Relations in China

Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Jae Ho Chung

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite the destabilizing potential of governing of a vast territory and a large multicultural population, the centralized government of the People’s Republic of China has held together for decades, ... More

The China BoomWhy China Will Not Rule the World

The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More

China's HegemonyFour Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Ji-Young Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many have viewed the tribute system as China's tool for projecting its power and influence in East Asia, treating other actors as passive recipients of Chinese domination. China's Hegemony sheds new ... More

China's Uncertain Future

China's Uncertain Future

Jean-Luc Domenach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152259
eISBN:
9780231526456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152259.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines China's place in the world and looks at a range of crucial issues now facing the country, such as the growth (or deterioration) of its economy, the government's ever-delayed ... More

Choreographies of Shared Sacred SitesReligion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders manoeuvre between ... More

Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations

Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations

Danielle Chubb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161367
eISBN:
9780231536325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book traces the development of various policy disputes and perspectives from the period of South Korea’s democratic transition and provides an understanding of how policymakers have managed ... More

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