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Subsidizing DemocracyHow Public Funding Changes Elections and How It Can Work in the Future

Subsidizing Democracy: How Public Funding Changes Elections and How It Can Work in the Future

Michael G. Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452277
eISBN:
9780801469527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452277.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the wake of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010), the case that allowed corporate and union spending in elections, many Americans despaired over the corrosive influence that ... More

The Substance of RepresentationCongress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

John S. Lapinski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Lawmaking is crucial to American democracy because it completely defines and regulates the public life of the nation. Yet despite its importance, political scientists spend very little time studying ... More

Success and Failure in Limited WarInformation and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Spencer D. Bakich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since World War II, the United States has waged multiple limited wars in regions around the world. Despite its frequent participation however, America has a mixed strategic record in these ... More

Sun Tzu and the Art of Modern Warfare

Sun Tzu and the Art of Modern Warfare

Mark R. McNeilly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199957859
eISBN:
9780190252717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199957859.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Long acknowledged as a classic text on strategy, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has been admired by leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong and General Norman Schwartzkopf. However, having been written two ... More

The Supply Side of SecurityA Market Theory of Military Alliances

The Supply Side of Security: A Market Theory of Military Alliances

Tongfi Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796965
eISBN:
9780804798594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796965.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What are the factors that explain the bargaining power of a state in an alliance? This book offers answers to this question by explaining how the structure of the international system and domestic ... More

The Supportive StateFamilies, Government, and America's Political Ideals

The Supportive State: Families, Government, and America's Political Ideals

Maxine Eichner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195343212
eISBN:
9780199867769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Until now, American political thought and public policy have said little about the centrality of dependency in human lives, and the important role that families serve in dealing with it. Instead, ... More

Supranational Citizenship

Supranational Citizenship

Lynn Dobson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a conception of citizenship that is independent of any specific form of political organisation, while being compatible with multiple levels of political institutionalisation. Its ... More

Supreme InjusticeHow the High Court Hijacked Election 2000

Supreme Injustice: How the High Court Hijacked Election 2000

Alan M. Dershowitz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158076
eISBN:
9780199869848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Millions of Americans were mystified by, and outraged, by the US Supreme Court's role in deciding the presidential election of 2000. The Court had held a unique place in the system of checks and ... More

Surpassing the Sovereign StateThe Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

David A. Rezvani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book will show that in region after region throughout the world partially independent territories (PITs)—including Hong Kong, Cayman Islands, Kurdistan, New Caledonia, and others—tend to be ... More

Survival MigrationFailed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

Alexander Betts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451065
eISBN:
9780801468964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451065.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

International treaties, conventions, and organizations to protect refugees were established in the aftermath of World War II to help people who were escaping targeted persecution by their own ... More

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