Essays that describe the efforts of several groups in a variety of political settings to achieve greater control over the policies that affect them, the strategies they employ to do so, and their status today.
Analyzes the history of legislative party switching and its regulation in the Israeli Knesset.
Analyzes the nature, processes, and political consequences of the asymmetrical relationships between China and its six small neighbors in Asia.
Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.
Uses an innovative theoretical framework to comparatively explore the dynamics of state expansion and contraction in Syria (1976-2005), Morocco (since 1975), and Israel (since 1967).
Analyzes the Israel-Palestinian conflict by looking at its interactions with seven regional and global powers and the way the conflict is framed at the international level.
Investigates Turkey and Israel's contrasting treatment of religion and demonstrates how this treatment has had a significant impact on these countries' democratic performance.
Examines the political dynamics behind anticorruption efforts in Asia.
Shows how Japan’s immigration policy is shaped by the nature of Japan’s economy and elite debates about the country’s national identity.
Comprehensive historical study of policy planning and implementation during the crucial formative years of the Israeli government system.
Argues that new democracies face consolidation challenges due to campaign finance corruption and the unwillingness of politicians to reform rule of law enforcement.
Reveals how policymaking traditions prior to democratization continue to resonate within current South Korean public policy advocacy practices.
Chronicles the conflict between religious and secular forces in Israel.
A comparative examination of the political, historical, legal, and religious antecedents of penalties and discrimination against sexual minority groups around the world.
Explores why authoritarian regimes bother to hold elections.
A bracing critique of human rights law and activism from the perspective of the Global South.
A critical examination of the impact of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, on the status of women in Southern Bangladeshi cultural life.
Comparative analysis of gender equality reforms enacted in ten post-communist states who became members of the European Union.
Comparative analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.
Applies complexity science to the study of international politics.
Comparative study of Islam and the rule of law in Egypt and Iran.
Explores how policy actors in the United States and Russia have developed flexible incentive-based instruments for environmental protection.
Argues that the responsibility for eradicating racial hatred has been redirected away from the state and toward the hated, leaving the causes of hate unaddressed.
Groundbreaking empirical study of voting by resident aliens in established democracies.
Analyzes initiatives aimed at reforming the electoral and government systems of Israel in comparison to other established democracies.
Argues for new water policies in the Nile River Basin.
Why some countries comply with international norms against the death penalty while others do not.
Examines postwar debates within Germany and Japan over how to promote domestic and regional order.
Explains how the Jordanian monarchy has survived economic crisis and regional political instability.
Examines how national interest groups respond to the international pressures of globalization.
Examines the economic activities of self-employed brickmakers and the unpaid family members and others who assist them in Mexico.
Examines the growing power of nongovernmental organizations by looking at UN World Conferences.
Examines African American influence on United States foreign policy in the post-Cold War era.
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