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Accidental FeminismGender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182537
eISBN:
9780691199993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182537.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In India, elite law firms offer a surprising oasis for women within a hostile, predominantly male industry. Less than 10 percent of the country's lawyers are female, but women in the most prestigious ... More

Ideology and International Institutions

Ideology and International Institutions

Erik Voeten

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207322
eISBN:
9780691207339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207322.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Today's liberal international institutional order is being challenged by the rising power of illiberal states and by domestic political changes inside liberal states. Against such a backdrop, this ... More

The Machine Has a SoulAmerican Sympathy with Italian Fascism

The Machine Has a Soul: American Sympathy with Italian Fascism

Katy Hull

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691208107
eISBN:
9780691208121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208107.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the interwar years, the United States grappled with economic volatility, and Americans expressed anxieties about a decline in moral values, the erosion of families and communities, and the decay ... More

A Velvet EmpireFrench Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

David Todd

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After Napoleon's downfall in 1815, France embraced a mostly informal style of empire, one that emphasized economic and cultural influence rather than military conquest. This book is a global history ... More

Global Nonlinear Stability of Schwarzschild Spacetime under Polarized Perturbations(AMS-210)

Global Nonlinear Stability of Schwarzschild Spacetime under Polarized Perturbations: (AMS-210)

Jérémie Szeftel and Sergiu Klainerman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691212425
eISBN:
9780691218526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691212425.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

One of the major outstanding questions about black holes is whether they remain stable when subject to small perturbations. An affirmative answer to this question would provide strong theoretical ... More

Dreamworlds of RaceEmpire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

Duncan Bell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194011
eISBN:
9780691208671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Between the late nineteenth century and the First World War an ocean-spanning network of prominent individuals advocated the unification of Britain and the United States. They dreamt of the final ... More

How Civic Action WorksFighting for Housing in Los Angeles

How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Paul Lichterman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book renews the tradition of inquiry into collective, social problem-solving. The book follows grassroots activists, nonprofit organization staff, and community service volunteers in three ... More

The Autocratic Middle ClassHow State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

Bryn Rosenfeld

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691192185
eISBN:
9780691209777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192185.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conventional wisdom holds that the rising middle-classes are a force for democracy. Yet in post-Soviet countries like Russia, where the middle-class has grown rapidly, authoritarianism is deepening. ... More

Gangsters and Other StatesmenMafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Gangsters and Other Statesmen: Mafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Danilo Mandić

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691187884
eISBN:
9780691200057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691187884.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Separatism has been on the rise across the world since the end of the Cold War, dividing countries through political strife, ethnic conflict, and civil war, and redrawing the political map. This book ... More

Emotion and Virtue

Emotion and Virtue

Gopal Sreenivasan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691134550
eISBN:
9780691208701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134550.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What must a person be like to possess a virtue in full measure? What sort of psychological constitution does one need to be an exemplar of compassion, say, or of courage? Focusing on these two ... More

The Privatized State

The Privatized State

Chiara Cordelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205755
eISBN:
9780691211732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205755.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Many governmental functions today — from the management of prisons and welfare offices to warfare and financial regulation — are outsourced to private entities. Education and health care are funded ... More

Leviathan on a LeashA Theory of State Responsibility

Leviathan on a Leash: A Theory of State Responsibility

Sean Fleming

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691206462
eISBN:
9780691211282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691206462.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

States are commonly blamed for wars, called on to apologize, held liable for debts and reparations, bound by treaties, and punished with sanctions. But what does it mean to hold a state responsible ... More

Time and Difference in Rabbinic Judaism

Time and Difference in Rabbinic Judaism

Kattan Gribetz Sarit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691192857
eISBN:
9780691209807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192857.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The rabbinic corpus begins with a question — “when?” — and is brimming with discussions about time and the relationship between people, God, and the hour. This book explores the rhythms of time that ... More

Against the Death PenaltyWritings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Against the Death Penalty: Writings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Giuseppe Pelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209883
eISBN:
9780691211374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209883.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In 1764, a Milanese aristocrat named Cesare Beccaria created a sensation when he published On Crimes and Punishments. At its centre is a rejection of the death penalty as excessive, unnecessary, and ... More

Inventions of NemesisUtopia, Indignation, and Justice

Inventions of Nemesis: Utopia, Indignation, and Justice

Douglas Mao

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691199252
eISBN:
9780691211640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Examining literary and philosophical writing about ideal societies from Greek antiquity to the present, this book offers a striking new take on utopia's fundamental project. Noting that utopian ... More

The President Who Would Not Be KingExecutive Power under the Constitution

The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power under the Constitution

Michael W. McConnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207520
eISBN:
9780691211992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

One of the most vexing questions for the framers of the Constitution was how to create a vigorous and independent executive without making him king. In today's divided public square, presidential ... More

Arnold Diffusion for Smooth Systems of Two and a Half Degrees of Freedom(AMS-208)

Arnold Diffusion for Smooth Systems of Two and a Half Degrees of Freedom: (AMS-208)

Vadim Kaloshin and Ke Zhang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691202525
eISBN:
9780691204932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202525.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Arnold diffusion, which concerns the appearance of chaos in classical mechanics, is one of the most important problems in the fields of dynamical systems and mathematical physics. Since it was ... More

Flowers of TimeOn Postapocalyptic Fiction

Flowers of Time: On Postapocalyptic Fiction

Mark Payne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205946
eISBN:
9780691206400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205946.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The literary lineage of postapocalyptic fiction — stories set after civilization's destruction — is a long one, spanning the biblical tale of Noah and Hesiod's Works and Days to the works of Mary ... More

Persuasive PeersSocial Communication and Voting in Latin America

Persuasive Peers: Social Communication and Voting in Latin America

Andy Baker, Barry Ames, and Lúcio Rennó

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205779
eISBN:
9780691205793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In Latin America's new democracies, political parties and mass partisanship are not deeply entrenched, leaving many votes up for grabs during election campaigns. In a typical presidential election ... More

Republics of KnowledgeNations of the Future in Latin America

Republics of Knowledge: Nations of the Future in Latin America

Nicola Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691176758
eISBN:
9780691185835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176758.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The rise of nation-states is a hallmark of the modern age, yet we are still untangling how the phenomenon unfolded across the globe. This book offers new insights into the process of nation-making ... More

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