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The American IllnessEssays on the Rule of Law

The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

F. H. Buckley (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book brings together twenty-plus contributors from the fields of law, economics, and international relations to look at whether the U.S. legal system is contributing to the country's long ... More

American Religion, American PoliticsAn Anthology

American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Joseph K Kosek (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the centrality of separation of church and state in American government, religion has played an important role in the nation's politics from colonial times through the present day. This ... More

Benjamin V. CohenArchitect of the New Deal

Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

William Lasser

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A key figure in the administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, Benjamin V. Cohen (1894–1983) was a major architect of public policy from the first days of FDR's presidency through ... More

Beyond CrimeaThe New Russian Empire

Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Agnia Grigas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Over the coming years the question on every Russia scholar’s, policymaker’s, and military strategist’s mind will be whether a resurgent Russia will seek additional territorial expansion in Eastern ... More

Bush v. GoreThe Question of Legitimacy

Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Bruce Ackerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

It was believed that the Supreme Court's intervention in the 2000 election would shape American law and democracy long after George W. Bush has left the White House. This book brings together a broad ... More

Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108927
eISBN:
9780300128758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The distribution of incomes in South Africa in 2004, ten years after the transition to democracy, was probably more unequal than it had been under apartheid. The authors of this book explain why this ... More

Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Theodore R. Marmor, Richard Freeman, and Kieke G. H. Okma

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers a timely account of health reform struggles in developed democracies. The editors, leading experts in the field, have brought together a group of distinguished scholars to explore ... More

Constructing Private GovernanceThe Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Graeme Auld

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Recent decades have witnessed the rise of social and environmental certification programs that are intended to promote responsible business practices. Consumers now encounter organic or fairtrade ... More

Democracy's Privileged FewLegislative Privilege and Democratic Norms in the British and American Constitutions

Democracy's Privileged Few: Legislative Privilege and Democratic Norms in the British and American Constitutions

Josh Chafetz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113259
eISBN:
9780300134896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113259.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book compares the freedoms and protections of members of the United States Congress with those of Britain's Parliament. Placing legislative privilege in historical context, the book explores how ... More

Diplomacy on IceEnergy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Rebecca Pincus and Saleem H. Ali (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205169
eISBN:
9780300210385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205169.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Climate change, economic pressures, and shifting geopolitical balances promise unprecedented challenges to the preservation of polar environments and the sustainability of Arctic communities. This ... More

Failed StatebuildingIntervention, the State, and the Dynamics of Peace Formation

Failed Statebuilding: Intervention, the State, and the Dynamics of Peace Formation

Oliver Richmond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300175318
eISBN:
9780300210132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175318.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Western struggles — and failures — to create functioning states in countries such as Iraq or Afghanistan have inspired questions about whether statebuilding projects are at all viable, or whether ... More

From Precaution to ProfitContemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Montreal Protocol has been cited as the most successful global agreement, responsible for phasing out the use of ozone-depleting substances. However, this book argues that the Montreal Protocol ... More

The Global War for Internet Governance

The Global War for Internet Governance

Laura DeNardis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300181357
eISBN:
9780300182118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Internet has transformed the manner in which information is exchanged and business is conducted, arguably more than any other communication development in the past century. Despite its wide reach ... More

The Impossibility of PalestineHistory, Geography, and the Road Ahead

The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead

Mehran Kamrava

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215625
eISBN:
9780300220858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215625.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “two-state solution” is the official policy of Israel, the United States, the United Nations, and the Palestinian Authority alike. However, this book argues that Israel's “state-building” process ... More

The Imprint of Congress

The Imprint of Congress

David R. Mayhew

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215700
eISBN:
9780300227949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of job has America's routinely disparaged legislative body actually done? This book provides an insightful historical analysis of the U.S. Congress's performance from the late eighteenth ... More

Income InequalityWhy It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Income Inequality: Why It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Matthew P Drennan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300209587
eISBN:
9780300216349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209587.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book tells two stories. First, it shows that rising income inequality played a major role in causing the financial crisis and Great Recession of 2008-2009. While others have argued that rising, ... More

A Mere MachineThe Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

A Mere Machine: The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

Anna Harvey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300171112
eISBN:
9780300199192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Introductory textbooks on American government tell us that the Supreme Court is independent from the elected branches and that independent courts better protect rights than their more deferential ... More

Mobilizing InclusionTransforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa Garcia Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166781
eISBN:
9780300167399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Which get-out-the-vote efforts actually succeed in ethnoracial communities and why? Analyzing the results from hundreds of original experiments, this book offers a new theory to explain why some ... More

Modernization and Its Political ConsequencesWeber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Hans Blokland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

People's capacity to give meaning and direction to social life is an essential dimension of political freedom. Yet many citizens of Western democracies believe that this freedom has become quite ... More

Nation of DevilsDemocratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience

Nation of Devils: Democratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience

Stein Ringen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300193190
eISBN:
9780300199017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193190.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers a thought-provoking meditation on the art of democratic rule: how does a government persuade the people to accept its authority? Every government must make unpopular demands of its ... More

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