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Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

HeeMin Kim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As Asian countries emerge as global economic powers, many undergo fundamental political transformations. This book evaluates the past thirty years of political change in South Korea, including the ... More


Fighting Human Trafficking or Instituting Authoritarian Control?: The Political Co-optation of Human Rights Protection in Belarus

Marina Zaloznaya and John Hagan

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the uses of the anti-trafficking agenda of the authoritarian government of Belarus. It identifies the ways the Belarus government uses anti-trafficking as a basis for other ... More


Opposition within the State: Governance in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia

Amin Allal and Florian Kohstall

in Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the role of opposition under authoritarian rule, with explicit attention to the international context. In the context of increasing pressure for reform and the diffusion of good ... More


Mobilizing Restraint: Democracy and Industrial Conflict in Post-Reform South Asia

Emmanuel Teitelbaum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449949
eISBN:
9780801463358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book argues that democracies are better at managing industrial conflict than authoritarian regimes. This is because democracies have two unique tools at their disposal for managing worker ... More


The Trials of Post-Soviet Central Bankers

Juliet Johnson

in Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700224
eISBN:
9781501703751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700224.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the intensive transformation of the Bank of Russia and the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic (NBKR). As the central bank of the largest, the wealthiest, and the most ... More


Banking with and without Deposit Insurance: Mexico’s Banking Experiments, 1884–2004

Stephen Haber

in Deposit Insurance around the World: Issues of Design and Implementation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042543
eISBN:
9780262271462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042543.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the banking experiments that Mexico has undergone between the years 1884–2004. Due to the various experiments with banking regulation over a period of 120 years, Mexico is seen ... More


Political and Social Tensions in Post-1955 Argentina

Carolina Rocha

in Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940544
eISBN:
9781786944955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940544.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a brief account of post 1955 political events in Argentina, starting with the coup d’état that ousted Juan Domingo Perón and established the revolución libertadora. I argue that ... More


Reinventing the Jamaican Political System (2001)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter initially cites five incidents reported by the Jamaica Gleaner that manifest the state of lawlessness and anarchy that characterized Jamaica at the turn of the century. It argues that ... More


The All-Seeing Drone

Michael J. Boyle

in The Drone Age: How Drone Technology Will Change War and Peace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190635862
eISBN:
9780197501788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635862.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In chapter 6, drones are described as transforming the dynamics of protest and surveillance in democratic and non-democratic states. The use of drones by law enforcement and private companies poses a ... More


Reckoning

Sean McMeekin

in The Red Millionaire: A Political Biography of Willy Munzenberg, Moscow's Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098471
eISBN:
9780300130096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098471.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the effects of the anti-Nazi crusade on Munzenberg's propaganda network. The political developments in Germany at the time breathed new life into the network, but at the same ... More


Toledo's Peru: Vision and Reality

Ronald Bruce St John

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035215
eISBN:
9780813038902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Alejandro Toledo was elected president of Peru in 2001, ending the corrupt rule of Alberto Fujimori. Limited to a single term, Toledo capitalized on his indigenous roots and his identification with ... More


The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

William Suarez-Potts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Despite Porfirio Díaz's authoritarian rule (1877–1911) and the fifteen years of violent conflict typifying much of Mexican politics after 1917, law and judicial decision-making were important for the ... More


Nonviolent Liberation(s)

Dustin Ells Howes

in Freedom Without Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199336999
eISBN:
9780190490119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336999.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Although invading armies have freed the slaves of their enemies, only one violent slave uprising has ever successfully resulted in freedom. The intractable nature of slavery throughout history ... More


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