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By Executive OrderBureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

By Executive Order: Bureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

Andrew Rudalevige

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691194363
eISBN:
9780691203713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The president of the United States is commonly thought to wield extraordinary personal power through the issuance of executive orders. In fact, the vast majority of such orders are proposed by ... More

FirepowerHow the NRA Turned Gun Owners into a Political Force

Firepower: How the NRA Turned Gun Owners into a Political Force

Matthew J. Lacombe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691207445
eISBN:
9780691207469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207445.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is one of the most powerful interest groups in America, and has consistently managed to defeat or weaken proposed gun regulations — even despite widespread public ... More

A Decade of UpheavalThe Cultural Revolution in Rural China

A Decade of Upheaval: The Cultural Revolution in Rural China

Andrew G. Walder and Dong Guoqiang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691213217
eISBN:
9780691214979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691213217.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book chronicles the surprising and dramatic political conflicts of a rural Chinese county over the course of the Cultural Revolution. The book uncovers a previously unimagined level of strife in ... 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

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

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

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

Strategic InstinctsThe Adaptive Advantages of Cognitive Biases in International Politics

Strategic Instincts: The Adaptive Advantages of Cognitive Biases in International Politics

Dominic D. P. Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691137452
eISBN:
9780691185606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137452.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A widespread assumption in political science and international relations is that cognitive biases — quirks of the brain we all share as human beings — are detrimental and responsible for policy ... More

After RepressionHow Polarization Derails Democratic Transition

After Repression: How Polarization Derails Democratic Transition

Elizabeth R. Nugent

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691203058
eISBN:
9780691203072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203058.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the wake of the Arab Spring, newly empowered factions in Tunisia and Egypt vowed to work together to establish democracy. In Tunisia, political elites passed a new constitution, held parliamentary ... More

Neoliberal ResilienceLessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe

Neoliberal Resilience: Lessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe

Aldo Madariaga

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182599
eISBN:
9780691201603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Since the 1980s, neoliberalism has withstood repeated economic shocks and financial crises to become the hegemonic economic policy worldwide. Why has neoliberalism remained so resilient? What is the ... More

The Political Economy of the Special RelationshipAnglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: Anglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

Jeremy Green

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197326
eISBN:
9780691201610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book studies how America's global financial power was created and shaped through its special relationship with Britain. The rise of global finance in the latter half of the twentieth century has ... More

Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Sarah Birch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Throughout their history, political elections have been threatened by conflict, and the use of force has in the past several decades been an integral part of electoral processes in a significant ... More

Unhealthy PoliticsThe Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Eric M. Patashnik, Alan S. Gerber, and Conor M. Dowling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203225
eISBN:
9780691208565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203225.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The U.S. medical system is touted as the most advanced in the world, yet many common treatments are not based on sound science. This book sheds new light on why the government's response to this ... More

Political EntrepreneursThe Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe

Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe

Catherine E. De Vries and Sara B. Hobolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691194752
eISBN:
9780691206547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194752.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Challenger parties are on the rise in Europe, exemplified by the likes of Podemos in Spain, the National Rally in France, the Alternative for Germany, or the Brexit Party in Great Britain. Like ... More

The Decline and Rise of DemocracyA Global History from Antiquity to Today

The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

David Stasavage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691177465
eISBN:
9780691201955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Historical accounts of democracy's rise tend to focus on ancient Greece and pre-Renaissance Europe. This book draws from global evidence to show that the story is much richer—democratic practices ... More

Inside the Mind of a VoterA New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Inside the Mind of a Voter: A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182896
eISBN:
9780691202013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Could understanding whether elections make people happy and bring them closure matter more than who they vote for? What if people did not vote for what they want but for what they believe is right ... More

The International Human Rights MovementA History

The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Aryeh Neier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691200989
eISBN:
9780691200996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200989.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the past several decades, the international human rights movement has had a crucial hand in struggles against totalitarian regimes and crimes against humanity. Today, it grapples with the war ... More

Patchwork LeviathanPockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States

Patchwork Leviathan: Pockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States

Erin Metz McDonnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691197364
eISBN:
9780691200064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197364.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Corruption and ineffectiveness are often expected of public servants in developing countries. However, some groups within these states are distinctly more effective and public oriented than the rest. ... More

Steadfast DemocratsHow Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691199511
eISBN:
9780691201962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199511.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Black Americans are by far the most unified racial group in American electoral politics, with 80 to 90 percent identifying as Democrats—a surprising figure given that nearly a third now also identify ... More

Divided ArmiesInequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Jason Lyall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How do armies fight and what makes them victorious on the modern battlefield? This book challenges long-standing answers to this classic question by linking the fate of armies to their levels of ... More

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