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Party Switching in Israel
Analyzes the history of legislative party switching and its regulation in the Israeli Knesset.
China and Its Small Neighbors
Analyzes the nature, processes, and political consequences of the asymmetrical relationships between China and its six small neighbors in Asia.
Cybersecurity Governance in Latin America
Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.
The Land beyond the Border
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).
Investigates Turkey and Israel's contrasting treatment of religion and demonstrates how this treatment has had a significant impact on these countries' democratic performance.
The International Dimension of the Israel-Palestinian Conflict
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.
The Political Logics of Anticorruption Efforts in Asia
Examines the political dynamics behind anticorruption efforts in Asia.
Help (Not) Wanted
Shows how Japan’s immigration policy is shaped by the nature of Japan’s economy and elite debates about the country’s national identity.
A State Is Born
Comprehensive historical study of policy planning and implementation during the crucial formative years of the Israeli government system.
Legal Path Dependence and the Long Arm of the Religious State
A comparative examination of the political, historical, legal, and religious antecedents of penalties and discrimination against sexual minority groups around the world.
Behind the Facade
Explores why authoritarian regimes bother to hold elections.
Judicial Power and National Politics, Second Edition
Chronicles the conflict between religious and secular forces in Israel.
No Rule of Law, No Democracy
Argues that new democracies face consolidation challenges due to campaign finance corruption and the unwillingness of politicians to reform rule of law enforcement.
Advocacy and Policymaking in South Korea
Reveals how policymaking traditions prior to democratization continue to resonate within current South Korean public policy advocacy practices.
Human Rights Standards
A bracing critique of human rights law and activism from the perspective of the Global South.
BRAC, Global Policy Language, and Women in Bangladesh
A critical examination of the impact of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, on the status of women in Southern Bangladeshi cultural life.
The Arab Revolution of 2011
Comparative analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.
Defending Women's Rights in Europe
Comparative analysis of gender equality reforms enacted in ten post-communist states who became members of the European Union.
Complexity Science and World Affairs
Applies complexity science to the study of international politics.
The Rule of Law, Islam, and Constitutional Politics in Egypt and Iran
Comparative study of Islam and the rule of law in Egypt and Iran.
Comparative Environmental Regulation in the United States and Russia
Explores how policy actors in the United States and Russia have developed flexible incentive-based instruments for environmental protection.
Governing Hate and Race in the United States and South Africa
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.
Old Nations, New Voters
Groundbreaking empirical study of voting by resident aliens in established democracies.
The Politics of Regime Structure Reform in Democracies
Analyzes initiatives aimed at reforming the electoral and government systems of Israel in comparison to other established democracies.
Water Resources and Inter-Riparian Relations in the Nile Basin
Argues for new water policies in the Nile River Basin.
Cultures of Order
Examines postwar debates within Germany and Japan over how to promote domestic and regional order.
When the State No Longer Kills
Why some countries comply with international norms against the death penalty while others do not.
Comparing Apples and Mangoes
Uncovers important similarities in the political features of developing countries in Africa, Asia,and Latin America.
Examines how national interest groups respond to the international pressures of globalization.
Institutions and the Politics of Survival in Jordan
Explains how the Jordanian monarchy has survived economic crisis and regional political instability.
Examines the economic activities of self-employed brickmakers and the unpaid family members and others who assist them in Mexico.
Sovereignty, Democracy, and Global Civil Society
Examines the growing power of nongovernmental organizations by looking at UN World Conferences.
Foreign Policy and the Black (Inter)national Interest
Examines African American influence on United States foreign policy in the post-Cold War era.
Ecological Policy and Politics in Developing Countries
Examines in depth the ecological problems, policies, and politics of ten major developing countries.
Israel in Comparative Perspective
Challenges the social-science image of Israel as a historical peculiarity by situating Israel's history in comparative context; by building bridges between Israel and other Middle Eastern states; and by using the Israeli case to reconsider existing social science theories and correct common misperceptions about the comparative method.