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Authoritarian ApprehensionsIdeology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria

Authoritarian Apprehensions: Ideology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria

Lisa Wedeen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650579
eISBN:
9780226650746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

If the Arab uprisings initially heralded the end of tyrannies and a move toward liberal democratic governments, their defeat not only marked a reversal but was of a piece with emerging forms of ... More

Black WaveHow Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Daniel P. Aldrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Japan's triple disasters - earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown- on March 11 2011 took more than 18,400 lives and caused $235 billion in damage across the Tohoku region. This book tackles ... More

Dangerous CounselAccountability and Advice in Ancient Greece

Dangerous Counsel: Accountability and Advice in Ancient Greece

Matthew Landauer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226654010
eISBN:
9780226653822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653822.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the role of the sumboulos (adviser) in Greek conceptions of both democratic and autocratic politics. The distinctive role of advisers follows from the structural similarity between ... More

The Origins of the Dual CityHousing, Race, and Redevelopment in Twentieth-Century Chicago

The Origins of the Dual City: Housing, Race, and Redevelopment in Twentieth-Century Chicago

Joel Rast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226661445
eISBN:
9780226661612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Cities today are celebrated for their diversity, but they are also places of steep inequalities, including growing divides between middle- and upper-class neighborhoods and areas of extreme ... More

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