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Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

John S. Duffield and Peter J. Dombrowski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, one that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next, notwithstanding ... More


The Transcolonial Exotic: Allegories of Palestine in Ahlam Mosteghanemi’s Algerian Trilogy

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Three analyzes the best-selling author Ahlam Mosteghanemi’s Algerian trilogy, which deploys the figure of the Palestinian guerrilla fighter and poet as a transnational allegory of revolution ... More


Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Ira Chernus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For eight years President Dwight Eisenhower claimed to pursue peace and national security. Yet his policies entrenched the United States in a seemingly permanent cold war, a spiraling nuclear arms ... More


Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jantti

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book presents original empirical research on economic inequality in affluent countries, using comparable data from two widely-recognized, high quality, data sources: the Luxembourg Income Study ... More


In Place of a Conclusion: Kokoro and the Age of Melodrama

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter argues that Natsume Sōseki's novel Kokoro can be considered as an ending of the melodramatic imagination. It explains that this work invoked melodrama in order to examine it as a ... More


Introduction: Inner Territories

in Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This introductory chapter discusses a series of encounters between the critical study of nations and nationalism and globalization theory, between psychoanalysis and nationalism, and between ... More


Introduction

Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter serves as an overview to the edited volume: Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries. It begins by reviewing recent literature on income ... More


“Pip was my story”: Rereading, Counterreading, and Nonreading

Ankhi Mukherjee

in What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter is a historical and critical overview of the distinctive phases and categories of postcolonial rewriting. It examines in particular the departures from the nationalist focus of the ... More


Independent States and Unfulfilled Expectations

Simon Rabinovitch

in Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

As discussed in the book’s final chapter, Jewish claims to national minority rights made their way to the Versailles Conference’s deliberations and eventual treaties, and the question of collective ... More


Law without Nations

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771696
eISBN:
9780804777223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771696.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The possibility of law in the absence of a nation would seem to strip law from its source of meaning and value. At the same time, law divorced from nations would clear the ground for a cosmopolitan ... More


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