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  • The Politics of Authoritarian Rule

    The Politics of Authoritarian Rule
    av Milan W. Svolik

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107607453

    What drives politics in dictatorships? Milan W. Svolik argues authoritarian regimes must resolve two fundamental conflicts. Dictators face threats from the masses over which they rule - the problem of authoritarian control. Secondly from the elites…

  • The Politics of Authoritarian Rule

    The Politics of Authoritarian Rule
    av Milan W. Svolik

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107024793

    What drives politics in dictatorships? Milan W. Svolik argues authoritarian regimes must resolve two fundamental conflicts. Dictators face threats from the masses over which they rule - the problem of authoritarian control. Secondly from the elites…

  • The Puzzle of Strikes

    The Puzzle of Strikes
    av Roberto Franzosi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521031233

    This book is an attempt to explain the temporal movement of postwar Italian strikes: why and when strikes go up or down and what the strategies of the main actors involved are. In many ways, the book is unique in the social sciences. First, it takes…

  • The Puzzle of Strikes

    The Puzzle of Strikes
    av Roberto Franzosi

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521452878

    This book is an attempt to explain the temporal movement of postwar Italian strikes: why and when strikes go up or down, and what the strategies of the main actors involved are. In many ways, the book is unique in the social sciences. First, it take…

  • Forces of Labor

    Forces of Labor
    av Beverly J. Silver

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521520775

    Recasting labor studies in a long-term and global framework, the book draws on a major new database on world labor unrest to show how local labor movements have been related to world-scale political, economic and social processes since the late-nine…

  • Forces of Labor

    Forces of Labor
    av Beverly J. Silver

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521817516

    Recasting labor studies in a long-term and global framework, this 2003 book draws on a major database on world labor unrest to show how local labor movements have been related to world-scale political, economic and social processes since the late-ni…

  • Regime Threats and State Solutions

    Regime Threats and State Solutions
    av Mai Hassan

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108796491

    The administrative state is a powerful tool because it can control the population and, in moments of crisis, help leaders put down popular threats to their rule. But a state does not act; bureaucrats work through the state to carry out a leader's de…

  • Regime Threats and State Solutions

    Regime Threats and State Solutions
    av Mai Hassan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108490856

    The administrative state is a powerful tool because it can control the population and, in moments of crisis, help leaders put down popular threats to their rule. But a state does not act; bureaucrats work through the state to carry out a leader's de…

  • Inward Conquest

    Inward Conquest
    av Ben W. Ansell

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316647769

    In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, modern states began to provide many of the public services we now take for granted. Inward Conquest presents the first comprehensive analysis of the political origins of modern public services during…

  • Inward Conquest

    Inward Conquest
    av Ben W. Ansell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107197398

    In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, modern states began to provide many of the public services we now take for granted. Inward Conquest presents the first comprehensive analysis of the political origins of modern public services during…

  • Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy

    Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy
    av Daniel Ziblatt

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521172998

    How do democracies form and what makes them die? Daniel Ziblatt revisits this timely and classic question in a wide-ranging historical narrative that traces the evolution of modern political democracy in Europe from its modest beginnings in 1830s Br…

  • The Logic of Violence in Civil War

    The Logic of Violence in Civil War
    av Stathis N. Kalyvas

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521670043

    By analytically decoupling war and violence, this book explores the causes and dynamics of violence in civil war. Against the prevailing view that such violence is an instance of impenetrable madness, the book demonstrates that there is logic to it…

  • The Logic of Violence in Civil War

    The Logic of Violence in Civil War
    av Stathis N. Kalyvas

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521854092

    By analytically decoupling war and violence, this book explores the causes and dynamics of violence in civil war. Against the prevailing view that such violence is an instance of impenetrable madness, the book demonstrates that there is logic to it…

  • How Insurgency Begins

    How Insurgency Begins
    av Janet I. Lewis

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108790475

    How and why do rebel groups initially form? Prevailing scholarship has attributed the emergence of armed rebellion to the explosion of pre-mobilized political or ethnic hostilities. However, this book finds both uncertainty and secrecy shrouding the…

  • How Insurgency Begins

    How Insurgency Begins
    av Janet I. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108479660

    How and why do rebel groups initially form? Prevailing scholarship has attributed the emergence of armed rebellion to the explosion of pre-mobilized political or ethnic hostilities. However, this book finds both uncertainty and secrecy shrouding the…

  • The Price of a Vote in the Middle East

    The Price of a Vote in the Middle East
    av Daniel Corstange

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107106673

    Clientelism and ethnic favoritism appear to go hand in hand in many diverse societies in the developing world. However, while some ethnic communities receive generous material rewards for their political support, others receive very modest payoffs.…

  • The Price of a Vote in the Middle East

    The Price of a Vote in the Middle East
    av Daniel Corstange

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107514409

    Clientelism and ethnic favoritism appear to go hand in hand in many diverse societies in the developing world. However, while some ethnic communities receive generous material rewards for their political support, others receive very modest payoffs.…

  • Power in Movement

    Power in Movement
    av Sidney G. Tarrow

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521155724

    Social movements have an elusive power but one that is altogether real. From the French and American revolutions to the post-Soviet, ethnic and terrorist movements of today, contentious politics exercises a fleeting but powerful influence on politic…

  • Power in Movement

    Power in Movement
    av Sidney G. Tarrow

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521198905

    Social movements have an elusive power but one that is altogether real. From the French and American revolutions to the post-Soviet, ethnic and terrorist movements of today, contentious politics exercises a fleeting but powerful influence on politic…

  • Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity

    Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity
    av Kathleen Thelen

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107679566

    This book examines contemporary changes in labor market institutions in the United States, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands, focusing on developments in industrial relations, vocational education and training, and labor market policy. I…

  • Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity

    Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity
    av Kathleen Thelen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107053168

    This book examines contemporary changes in labor market institutions in the United States, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands, focusing on developments in industrial relations, vocational education and training, and labor market policy. I…

  • Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador

    Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador
    av Elisabeth Jean Wood

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521010504

    Widespread support among rural people for the leftist insurgency during the civil war in El Salvador challenges conventional interpretations of collective action. Those who supplied tortillas, information, and other aid to guerillas took mortal risk…

  • Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador

    Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador
    av Elisabeth Jean Wood

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521811750

    Widespread support among rural people for the leftist insurgency during the civil war in El Salvador challenges conventional interpretations of collective action. Those who supplied tortillas, information, and other aid to guerillas took mortal risk…

  • Trust and Rule

    Trust and Rule
    av Charles Tilly

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521671354

    Rightly fearing that unscrupulous rulers would break them up, seize their resources, or submit them to damaging forms of intervention, strong networks of trust such as kinship groups, clandestine religious sects, and trade diasporas have historicall…

  • Trust and Rule

    Trust and Rule
    av Charles Tilly

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521855259

    Rightly fearing that unscrupulous rulers would break them up, seize their resources, or submit them to damaging forms of intervention, strong networks of trust such as kinship groups, clandestine religious sects, and trade diasporas have historicall…

  • The Comparative Politics of Immigration

    The Comparative Politics of Immigration
    av Antje Ellermann

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107146648

    Many governments face similar pressures surrounding the hotly debated topic of immigration. Yet, the disparate ways in which policy makers respond is striking. The Comparative Politics of Immigration explains why democratic governments adopt the imm…

  • The Comparative Politics of Immigration

    The Comparative Politics of Immigration
    av Antje Ellermann

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316601617

    Many governments face similar pressures surrounding the hotly debated topic of immigration. Yet, the disparate ways in which policy makers respond is striking. The Comparative Politics of Immigration explains why democratic governments adopt the imm…

  • The Political Economy of Development

    The Political Economy of Development
    av Robert H. Bates

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108837507

    Those studying development often address the impact of government policies, but rarely the politics that generate these policies. A culmination of several decades of work by Robert Bates, among the most respected comparativists in political science,…

  • The Political Economy of Development

    The Political Economy of Development
    av Robert H. Bates

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108930932

    Those studying development often address the impact of government policies, but rarely the politics that generate these policies. A culmination of several decades of work by Robert Bates, among the most respected comparativists in political science,…

  • Rebuilding Leviathan

    Rebuilding Leviathan
    av Anna Grzymala-Busse

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521696159

    Why do some governing parties limit their opportunistic behaviour and constrain the extraction of private gains from the state? This analysis of post-communist state reconstruction provides surprising answers to this fundamental question of party po…

  • Rebuilding Leviathan

    Rebuilding Leviathan
    av Anna Grzymala-Busse

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521873963

    Why do some governing parties limit their opportunistic behaviour and constrain the extraction of private gains from the state? This analysis of post-communist state reconstruction provides surprising answers to this fundamental question of party po…

  • Property without Rights

    Property without Rights
    av Michael Albertus

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108799836

    Major land reform programs have reallocated property in more than one-third of the world's countries in the last century and impacted over one billion people. But only rarely have these programs granted beneficiaries complete property rights. Why is…

  • Property without Rights

    Property without Rights
    av Michael Albertus

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108835237

    Major land reform programs have reallocated property in more than one-third of the world's countries in the last century and impacted over one billion people. But only rarely have these programs granted beneficiaries complete property rights. Why is…

  • Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare

    Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare
    av Torben Iversen

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521613071

    This book, first published in 2005, builds on institutionalist theory in both economics and political science to offer a general political economy framework for the study of welfare capitalism. Based on the key idea that social protection in a moder…

  • Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare

    Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare
    av Torben Iversen

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521848619

    This book, first published in 2005, builds on institutionalist theory in both economics and political science to offer a general political economy framework for the study of welfare capitalism. Based on the key idea that social protection in a moder…

  • The Art of Political Control in China

    The Art of Political Control in China
    av Daniel C. Mattingly

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108725361

    When and why do people obey political authority when it runs against their own interests to do so? This book is about the channels beyond direct repression through which China's authoritarian state controls protest and implements ambitious policies…

  • Democracy Derailed in Russia

    Democracy Derailed in Russia
    av M. Steven Fish

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521853613

    Why has democracy failed to take root in Russia? After shedding the shackles of Soviet rule, some countries in the postcommunist region undertook lasting democratization. Yet Russia did not. Russia experienced dramatic political breakthroughs in the…

  • Democracy Derailed in Russia

    Democracy Derailed in Russia
    av M. Steven Fish

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521618960

    Why has democracy failed to take root in Russia? After shedding the shackles of Soviet rule, some countries in the postcommunist region undertook lasting democratization. Yet Russia did not. Russia experienced dramatic political breakthroughs in the…

  • Democracy, Development, and the Countryside

    Democracy, Development, and the Countryside
    av Varshney Ashutosh Varshney

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521441537

    This book examines how the rural sector in India uses its numbers in a democracy to further its economic and political interests.

  • Labor Rights and Multinational Production

    Labor Rights and Multinational Production
    av Layna Mosley

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521694414

    Labor Rights and Multinational Production investigates the relationship between workers' rights and multinational production. Mosley argues that some types of multinational production, embodied in directly owned foreign investment, positively affect…

  • Labor Rights and Multinational Production

    Labor Rights and Multinational Production
    av Layna Mosley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521872812

    Labor Rights and Multinational Production investigates the relationship between workers' rights and multinational production. Mosley argues that some types of multinational production, embodied in directly owned foreign investment, positively affect…

  • Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa

    Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa
    av Lauren M. MacLean

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521192965

    This book challenges previous assumptions about institutions, social capital, and the nature of the African state by investigating the history of political and economic change in villages on either side of the Ghana-Cote d'Ivoire border. Prior to Eu…

  • Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa

    Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa
    av Lauren M. MacLean

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107617957

    This book challenges previous assumptions about institutions, social capital, and the nature of the African state by investigating the history of political and economic change in villages on either side of the Ghana-Cote d'Ivoire border. Prior to Eu…

  • The Private Sector in Public Office

    The Private Sector in Public Office
    av Yue Hou

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108705530

    This book addresses the long-standing puzzle of how China's private sector manages to grow without secure property rights, and proposes a new theory of selective property rights to explain this phenomenon. Drawing on rich empirical evidence includin…

  • The Private Sector in Public Office

    The Private Sector in Public Office
    av Yue Hou

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108498159

    This book addresses the long-standing puzzle of how China's private sector manages to grow without secure property rights, and proposes a new theory of selective property rights to explain this phenomenon. Drawing on rich empirical evidence includin…

  • The Market and the Masses in Latin America

    The Market and the Masses in Latin America
    av Andy Baker

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521899680

    What do ordinary citizens in developing countries think about free markets? Conventional wisdom views globalization as an imposition on unwilling workers in developing nations, concluding that the recent rise of the Latin American left constitutes a…

  • The Market and the Masses in Latin America

    The Market and the Masses in Latin America
    av Andy Baker

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521156233

    What do ordinary citizens in developing countries think about free markets? Conventional wisdom views globalization as an imposition on unwilling workers in developing nations, concluding that the recent rise of the Latin American left constitutes a…

  • Hierarchical Capitalism in Latin America

    Hierarchical Capitalism in Latin America
    av Ben Ross Schneider

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107041639

    This book argues that Latin America has a distinctive, enduring form of hierarchical capitalism characterized by multinational corporations, diversified business groups, low skills and segmented labor markets. Over time, institutional complementarit…

  • Hierarchical Capitalism in Latin America

    Hierarchical Capitalism in Latin America
    av Ben Ross Schneider

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107614291

    This book argues that Latin America has a distinctive, enduring form of hierarchical capitalism characterized by multinational corporations, diversified business groups, low skills and segmented labor markets. Over time, institutional complementarit…

  • Structuring Politics

    Structuring Politics

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521417808

    These essays demonstrate how the 'historical institutional' approach to the study of politics reveals the nature of institutional change and its effect on policy making.

  • Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa

    Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa
    av Evan S. Lieberman

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521816786

    Nationally-specific definitions of citizenship proved decisive for the development of the Tax State in Brazil and South Africa in the twentieth century. Although both countries had been divided along racial and regional lines in the late nineteenth…

  • Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa

    Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa
    av Evan S. Lieberman

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521016988

    Nationally-specific definitions of citizenship proved decisive for the development of the Tax State in Brazil and South Africa in the twentieth century. Although both countries had been divided along racial and regional lines in the late nineteenth…

  • Citizens and Community

    Citizens and Community
    av Allan Kornberg

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521208321

    The related subjects of political legitimacy and system support are key theoretical concerns of students of democratic societies. They have received very little scholarly attention, however, because of the conceptual and methodological complexities…

  • Unions, Employers, and Central Banks

    Unions, Employers, and Central Banks

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521788847

    This book focuses on some of the most important political-economic changes in advanced industrialized countries over the past two decades, namely, the sharp rise in unemployment in some countries and the growth of inequality in others. Using a varie…

  • Unions, Employers, and Central Banks

    Unions, Employers, and Central Banks

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521650397

    This book focuses on some of the most important political-economic changes in advanced industrialized countries over the past two decades, namely, the sharp rise in unemployment in some countries and the growth of inequality in others. Using a varie…

  • The Foundations of Ethnic Politics

    The Foundations of Ethnic Politics
    av Henry E. Hale

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521894944

    Despite implicating ethnicity in everything from civil war to economic failure, researchers seldom consult psychological research when addressing the most basic question: What is ethnicity? The result is a radical scholarly divide generating contrad…

  • The Foundations of Ethnic Politics

    The Foundations of Ethnic Politics
    av Henry E. Hale

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521719209

    Despite implicating ethnicity in everything from civil war to economic failure, researchers seldom consult psychological research when addressing the most basic question: What is ethnicity? The result is a radical scholarly divide generating contrad…

  • The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe

    The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe
    av Silja Hausermann

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521183680

    This book challenges existing theories of welfare state change by analyzing pension reforms in France, Germany, and Switzerland between 1970 and 2004. It explains why all three countries were able to adopt far-reaching reforms, adapting their pensio…

  • The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe

    The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe
    av Silja Hausermann

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521192729

    This book challenges existing theories of welfare state change by analyzing pension reforms in France, Germany, and Switzerland between 1970 and 2004. It explains why all three countries were able to adopt far-reaching reforms, adapting their pensio…

  • The Political Logic of Poverty Relief

    The Political Logic of Poverty Relief
    av Alberto Diaz-Cayeros

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107140288

    Poverty relief programs are shaped by politics. The particular design which social programs take is to a large extent determined by the existing institutional constraints and politicians' imperative to win elections. The Political Logic of Poverty R…

  • The Political Logic of Poverty Relief

    The Political Logic of Poverty Relief
    av Alberto Diaz-Cayeros

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316505892

    Poverty relief programs are shaped by politics. The particular design which social programs take is to a large extent determined by the existing institutional constraints and politicians' imperative to win elections. The Political Logic of Poverty R…

  • Legislative Voting and Accountability

    Legislative Voting and Accountability
    av John M. Carey

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521711913

    Legislatures are the core representative institutions in modern democracies. Citizens want legislatures to be decisive, and they want accountability, but they are frequently disillusioned with the representation legislators deliver. Political partie…

  • Legislative Voting and Accountability

    Legislative Voting and Accountability
    av John M. Carey

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521884938

    Legislatures are the core representative institutions in modern democracies. Citizens want legislatures to be decisive, and they want accountability, but they are frequently disillusioned with the representation legislators deliver. Political partie…

  • Forging Democracy from Below

    Forging Democracy from Below
    av Elisabeth Jean Wood

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521783231

    The recent replacement of authoritarian rule by democracy in both South Africa and El Salvador poses a puzzle: why did the powerful and fervently anti-democratic elites of these countries abandon death squads, apartheid, and the other tools of polit…

  • Forging Democracy from Below

    Forging Democracy from Below
    av Elisabeth Jean Wood

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521788878

    The recent replacement of authoritarian rule by democracy in both South Africa and El Salvador poses a puzzle: why did the powerful and fervently anti-democratic elites of these countries abandon death squads, apartheid, and the other tools of polit…

  • Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy

    Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy
    av Jose Antonio Cheibub

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521542449

    This book addresses the following question: why are presidential democracies more likely to break down than parliamentary ones? Conventional wisdom among political scientists pointS to the incentives generated by the form of government itself; the i…

  • Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy

    Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy
    av Jose Antonio Cheibub

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521834674

    This book addresses the following question: why are presidential democracies more likely to break down than parliamentary ones? Conventional wisdom among political scientists pointS to the incentives generated by the form of government itself; the i…

  • Why Ethnic Parties Succeed

    Why Ethnic Parties Succeed
    av Kanchan Chandra

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521814522

    Why do some ethnic parties succeed in attracting the support of their target ethnic group while others fail? In a world in which ethnic parties flourish in both established and emerging democracies alike, understanding the conditions under which suc…

  • Why Ethnic Parties Succeed

    Why Ethnic Parties Succeed
    av Kanchan Chandra

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521891417

    Why do some ethnic parties succeed in attracting the support of their target ethnic group while others fail? In a world in which ethnic parties flourish in both established and emerging democracies alike, understanding the conditions under which suc…

  • Revolution in Syria

    Revolution in Syria
    av Kevin Mazur

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108824170

    How does protest advancing diverse claims turn into violent conflict occurring primarily along ethnic lines? This book examines that question in the context of Syria, drawing insight from the evolution of conflict at the local level. Kevin Mazur sho…

  • Revolution in Syria

    Revolution in Syria
    av Kevin Mazur

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108843270

    How does protest advancing diverse claims turn into violent conflict occurring primarily along ethnic lines? This book examines that question in the context of Syria, drawing insight from the evolution of conflict at the local level. Kevin Mazur sho…

  • Colonialism and Postcolonial Development

    Colonialism and Postcolonial Development
    av James Mahoney

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521133289

    In this comparative-historical analysis of Spanish America, Mahoney offers a new theory of colonialism and postcolonial development. He explores why certain kinds of societies are subject to certain kinds of colonialism and why these forms of coloni…

  • Colonialism and Postcolonial Development

    Colonialism and Postcolonial Development
    av James Mahoney

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521116343

    In this comparative-historical analysis of Spanish America, Mahoney offers a new theory of colonialism and postcolonial development. He explores why certain kinds of societies are subject to certain kinds of colonialism and why these forms of coloni…

  • Latin American Party Systems

    Latin American Party Systems
    av Herbert Kitschelt

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521114950

    Political parties provide a crucial link between voters and politicians. This link takes a variety of forms in democratic regimes, from the organization of political machines built around clientelistic networks to the establishment of sophisticated…

  • Latin American Party Systems

    Latin American Party Systems
    av Herbert Kitschelt

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521132664

    Political parties provide a crucial link between voters and politicians. This link takes a variety of forms in democratic regimes, from the organization of political machines built around clientelistic networks to the establishment of sophisticated…

  • Sustaining Abundance

    Sustaining Abundance
    av Lyle Scruggs

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521016926

    The ultimate goal of environmental policy is reducing pollution. Attention to environmental problems in the social sciences has brought some bold generalizations about causes of good results, but almost no systematic cross-national studies that fles…

  • Sustaining Abundance

    Sustaining Abundance
    av Lyle Scruggs

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521816724

    The ultimate goal of environmental policy is reducing pollution. Attention to environmental problems in the social sciences has brought some bold generalizations about causes of good results, but almost no systematic cross-national studies that fles…

  • Stuffing the Ballot Box

    Stuffing the Ballot Box
    av Fabrice E. Lehoucq

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521810456

    Stuffing the Ballot Box is a pioneering study of electoral fraud and reform. It focuses on Costa Rica, a country where parties gradually transformed a fraud-ridden political system into one renowned for its stability and fair elections by the mid-tw…

  • Stuffing the Ballot Box

    Stuffing the Ballot Box
    av Fabrice E. Lehoucq

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521034562

    Stuffing the Ballot Box is a pioneering study of electoral fraud and reform. It focuses on Costa Rica, a country where parties gradually transformed a fraud-ridden political system into one renowned for its stability and fair elections by the mid-tw…

  • Labor Unions, Partisan Coalitions, and Market Reforms in Latin America

    Labor Unions, Partisan Coalitions, and Market Reforms in Latin America
    av Maria Victoria Murillo

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521780728

    Why do labor unions resist economic restructuring and adjustment policies in some countries and in some economic sectors while they submit in other cases? And why do some labor leaders fashion more creative and effective roles for labor unions? This…

  • Labor Unions, Partisan Coalitions, and Market Reforms in Latin America

    Labor Unions, Partisan Coalitions, and Market Reforms in Latin America
    av Maria Victoria Murillo

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521785556

    Why do labor unions resist economic restructuring and adjustment policies in some countries and in some economic sectors while they submit in other cases? And why do some labor leaders fashion more creative and effective roles for labor unions? This…

  • Voting for Policy, Not Parties

    Voting for Policy, Not Parties
    av Orit Kedar

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107617919

    This book proposes an institutionally embedded framework for analyzing voter choice. Voters, Orit Kedar argues, are concerned with policy, and therefore their vote reflects the path set by political institutions leading from votes to policy. Under t…

  • Voting for Policy, Not Parties

    Voting for Policy, Not Parties
    av Orit Kedar

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521764575

    This book proposes an institutionally embedded framework for analyzing voter choice. Voters, Orit Kedar argues, are concerned with policy, and therefore their vote reflects the path set by political institutions leading from votes to policy. Under t…

  • Subversive Institutions

    Subversive Institutions
    av Valerie Bunce

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521585927

    From 1989 to 1992, all of the socialist dictatorships in Europe (including the Soviet Union) collapsed, as did the Soviet bloc. Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia dismembered, and the Cold War international order came to an abrupt end.…

  • Subversive Institutions

    Subversive Institutions
    av Valerie Bunce

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521584494

    From 1989 to 1992, all of the socialist dictatorships in Europe (including the Soviet Union) collapsed, as did the Soviet bloc. Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia dismembered, and the Cold War international order came to an abrupt end.…

  • Alien Rule

    Alien Rule
    av Michael Hechter

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107042544

    This book argues that alien rule can become legitimate to the degree that it provides governance that is both effective and fair. Governance is effective to the degree that citizens have access to an expanding economy and an ample supply of cultural…

  • Alien Rule

    Alien Rule
    av Michael Hechter

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107617148

    This book argues that alien rule can become legitimate to the degree that it provides governance that is both effective and fair. Governance is effective to the degree that citizens have access to an expanding economy and an ample supply of cultural…

  • Votes, Drugs, and Violence

    Votes, Drugs, and Violence
    av Guillermo Trejo

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108795272

    One of the most surprising developments in Mexico's transition to democracy is the outbreak of criminal wars and large-scale criminal violence. Why did Mexican drug cartels go to war as the country transitioned away from one-party rule? And why have…

  • Votes, Drugs, and Violence

    Votes, Drugs, and Violence
    av Guillermo Trejo

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108841740

    One of the most surprising developments in Mexico's transition to democracy is the outbreak of criminal wars and large-scale criminal violence. Why did Mexican drug cartels go to war as the country transitioned away from one-party rule? And why have…

  • Traditional Politics and Regime Change in Brazil

    Traditional Politics and Regime Change in Brazil
    av Frances Hagopian

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521414296

    This book is about politics in Brazil during the military regime of 1964–85 and the transition to democracy. Unlike most books about contemporary Brazilian politics that focus on promising signs of change, this book seeks to explain remarkable…

  • Accountability without Democracy

    Accountability without Democracy
    av Lily L. Tsai

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521871976

    Examines the fundamental issue of how citizens get government officials to provide them with the roads, schools, and other public services they need by studying communities in rural China. In authoritarian and transitional systems, formal institutio…

  • Accountability without Democracy

    Accountability without Democracy
    av Lily L. Tsai

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521692809

    Examines the fundamental issue of how citizens get government officials to provide them with the roads, schools, and other public services they need by studying communities in rural China. In authoritarian and transitional systems, formal institutio…

  • The Nationalization of Politics

    The Nationalization of Politics
    av Daniele Caramani

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521535205

    In an in-depth comparative and long-term analysis Daniele Caramani studies the macro-historical process of the nationalization of politics. Using a great wealth of new and unexplored data on single constituencies in seventeen West European countries…

  • The Nationalization of Politics

    The Nationalization of Politics
    av Daniele Caramani

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521827997

    In an in-depth comparative and long-term analysis Daniele Caramani studies the macro-historical process of the nationalization of politics. Using a great wealth of new and unexplored data on single constituencies in seventeen West European countries…