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Cutting the FuseThe Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Robert A. Pape and James K. Feldman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a wealth of new knowledge about the origins of suicide terrorism and strategies to stop it. It presents the results of examinations of every suicide terrorist attack worldwide from ... More

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Bumba Mukherjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Does the emergence of democracy in the developing world promote economic globalization? Which societal actors favour and which actors oppose economic globalization and thus trade reforms in ... More

The Empire of CivilizationThe Evolution of an Imperial Idea

The Empire of Civilization: The Evolution of an Imperial Idea

Brett Bowden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226068145
eISBN:
9780226068169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226068169.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The term “civilization” comes with considerable baggage, dichotomizing people, cultures, and histories as “civilized”—or not. While the idea of civilization has been deployed throughout history to ... More

Foreign AidDiplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics

Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics

Carol Lancaster

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470436
eISBN:
9780226470627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A twentieth-century innovation, foreign aid has become a familiar and even expected element in international relations. But scholars and government officials continue to debate why countries provide ... More

Good Fences, Bad NeighborsBorder Fixity and International Conflict

Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict

Boaz Atzili

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226031354
eISBN:
9780226031378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031378.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Border fixity—the proscription of foreign conquest and the annexation of homeland territory—has, since World War II, become a powerful norm in world politics. This development has been said to ... More

Mixed EmotionsBeyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Andrew A. G. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the complex and creative role of emotion in global politics. From casual observers to trained experts, people care about challenges such as terrorism, violent conflict, and ... More

The Motherless StateWomen's Political Leadership and American Democracy

The Motherless State: Women's Political Leadership and American Democracy

Eileen McDonagh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514543
eISBN:
9780226514567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

American women attain more professional success than most of their counterparts around the world, but they lag surprisingly far behind in the national political arena. Women held only 15 per cent of ... More

Negotiating in Civil ConflictConstitutional Construction and Imperfect Bargaining in Iraq

Negotiating in Civil Conflict: Constitutional Construction and Imperfect Bargaining in Iraq

Haider Ala Hamoudi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226315348
eISBN:
9780226068794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226068794.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The purpose of this book is to describe effective means of constitution making in societies that are not only divided, but divided in such a manner that disparate groups have entirely different ... More

Power in ConcertThe Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

Power in Concert: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

Jennifer Mitzen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226060088
eISBN:
9780226060255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060255.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How states cooperate in the absence of a sovereign power is a perennial question in international relations. This book argues that global governance is more than just the cooperation of states under ... More

Sovereignty and the Responsibility to ProtectA New History

Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Luke Glanville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the conventional story of sovereignty told in the field of International Relations. The conventional story holds that sovereignty has “traditionally” entailed unfettered rights ... More

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