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I N T E R N AT I O N A L R E L AT I O N S Zbig

Of Virgins and Martyrs

The Strategy and Statecraft of Zbigniew Brzezinski edited by Charles Gati

Women and Sexuality in Global Conflict David Jacobson

with a foreword by President Jimmy Carter “Zbig is both a long overdue tribute and a comprehensive, balanced, and much-needed study of Dr. Brzezinski’s extraordinary career.” —Madeleine Albright, former United States Secretary of State

“Jacobson’s prose is accessible, and he has treated the complicated underpinnings of identity, cultural belonging, and economic motivations with respect.” —Publishers Weekly 2012 978-1-4214-0754-8 978-1-4214-0828-6

272 pp., 14 halftones $24.95 paperback $24.95 ebook

2013 280 pp., 8 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-0976-4 $29.95 hardcover 978-1-4214-0977-1 $29.95 ebook

Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region

Digital Politics in Western Democracies

Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict Asher Kaufman

A Comparative Study Cristian Vaccari A comparative analysis of political websites and their users from seven Western democracies. 2013 288 pp., 9 graphs 978-1-4214-1118-7 $30.00 paperback

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century Strategies from Latin America edited by Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar A historical look at the fight for human rights in the last century. Woodrow Wilson Center Press 2013 424 pp. 978-1-4214-1012-8 $60.00 hardcover

The Other Population Crisis What Governments Can Do about Falling Birth Rates Steven Philip Kramer

“Its comparison of five cases of countries with population issues, Woodrow Wilson Center Press the policies they have used (or 2013 256 pp. failed to use), and the impact of 978-1-4214-1167-5 $65.00 hardcover those policies makes an important contribution.” —Sonya Michel, University Globalization and America’s of Maryland

Trade Agreements William Krist

“A scholarly work displaying a very broad understanding of the ‘whys and wherefores’ of U.S. trade agreement history.”

Woodrow Wilson Center Press 2013 160 pp. 978-1-4214-1170-5 $29.95 paperback

Origins of the Suez Crisis

Postwar Development Diplomacy —Ambassador Michael Smith, and the Struggle over Third World retired Foreign Service officer and Industrialization, 1945–1956 former Deputy U.S. Trade Guy Laron Representative “Laron’s research really is a Woodrow Wilson Center Press multilingual tour de force.”

2013 978-1-4214-1168-2

256 pp. $65 .00 hardcover

—Douglas Little, Clark University Woodrow Wilson Center Press 2013 280 pp. 978-1-4214-1011-1 $55.00 hardcover

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DE M O C R AC Y S T U DI E S Will China Democratize? edited by Andrew J. Nathan, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner This collection of articles from the

Journal of Democracy considers the prospects for democracy in China. A Journal of Democracy Book 2013 336 pp., 1 halftone 978-1-4214-1243-6 $29.95 paperback 978-1-4214-1244-3 $29.95 ebook

Conceptions of Chinese Democracy Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo David J. Lorenzo “This book is the first coherent summary of this body of thought. The scholarship is sound and the writing is peerless.” —Bruce Gilley, Portland State University 2013 272 pp., 7 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-0917-7 $29.95 paperback 978-1-4214-0918-4 $29.95 ebook

Transitions from Authoritarian Rule Tentative Conclusions about Uncertain Democracies Guillermo O’Donnell and Philippe C. Schmitter with a new foreword by Cynthia J. Arnson and Abraham F. Lowenthal An update to the foundational text for democratization studies for over 25 years. 2013 120 pp. 978-1-4214-1013-5 $28.00 paperback 978-1-4214-1014-2 $28.00 ebook

Transitions to Democracy A Comparative Perspective edited by Kathryn Stoner and Michael McFaul “Nowhere is so much detail on so many cases available in a single book.” —Lucan Way, University of Toronto 2013 456 pp., 9 graphs 978-1-4214-0814-9 $30.00 paperback 978-1-4214-0877-4 $30.00 ebook

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Democracy in East Asia A New Century edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Yun-han Chu “Asian and non-Asian authors debate the desirability of democracy in East Asia.” —Foreign Affairs 2013 288 pp. 978-1-4214-0968-9 $29.95 paperback 978-1-4214-0969-6 $29.95 ebook

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Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes Maiah Jaskoski “Jaskoski’s extraordinary field work and primary sources make this book unlike any work in Latin American civil-military relations in the past thirty years.” —J. Samuel Fitch, University of Colorado at Boulder 2013 322 pp., 6 b&w illus., 2 maps 978-1-4214-0907-8 $55.00 hardcover 978-1-4214-0908-5 $55.00 ebook

Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America fourth edition edited by Jorge I. Domínguez and Michael Shifter The latest edition of this book on the expansion and consolidation of democratic regimes in Latin America finds signs of success and new challenges. 2013 408 pp., 20 figures 978-1-4214-0979-5 $29.95 paperback 978-1-4214-0980-1 $29.95 ebook

Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century edited by Carlos de la Torre and Cynthia J. Arnson “An outstanding cast of contributors examine the causes of populism and its various—and double-edged­—consequences for democracy.” —Steven Levitsky, Harvard University 2013 416 pp. 978-1-4214-1009-8 $30.00 paperback

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SEC U R I T Y S T U DI E S North Korean Nuclear Operationality Regional Security and Nonproliferation edited by Gregory J. Moore foreword by Graham T. Allison “This is the first book ever published in English on North Korea’s nuclear operationality and how it affects regional and global security.” —Chung-in Moon,Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea 2013 320 pp., 6 graphs 978-1-4214-1094-4 $49.95 hardcover

Flawed Logics Strategic Nuclear Arms Control from Truman to Obama James H. Lebovic “Extremely well written, well organized, and thoroughly researched.” —Gregory D. Koblentz, George Mason University 2013 312 pp. 978-1-4214-1102-6 $49.95 paperback

National Security through a Cockeyed Lens How Cognitive Bias Impacts U.S. Foreign Policy Steve A. Yetiv How poor decision making hurts U.S. national security. 2013 168 pp. 978-1-4214-1125-5 $24.95 paperback

Energy and Security Strategies for a World in Transition second edition edited by Jan H. Kalicki and David L. Goldwyn “A welcome contrast to the shrill tone and extreme positions staked out by many authors addressing these matters.” —Middle East Quarterly 2013 640 pp., 49 line drawings 978-1-4214-1186-6 $35.00 paperback

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New Security Challenges in Asia edited by Michael Wills and Robert M. Hathaway “A superior work in that it does a superb job in addressing the four major challenges of water security, food security, pandemic diseases, and crime/ terrorism.” —John J. Brandon, The Asia Foundation Woodrow Wilson Center Press

2013 288 pp., 5 maps 978-1-4214-1010-4 $55.00 hardcover

Forging China’s Military Might A New Framework for Assessing Innovation edited by Tai Ming Cheung “High-quality, cutting-edge research on China’s defense industries. It should enjoy broad appeal among academics, policy makers, security analysts, and business people in countries around the world.” —Andrew Scobell, RAND Corporation 2013 304 pp., 15 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-1158-3 $24.95 paperback

Armed Political Organizations From Conflict to Integration Benedetta Berti “This is an important and timely overview of terrorist groups and their attempts to become actors that are engaged in the democratic process.” —Peter Neuman, King’s College London 2013 256 pp., 2 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-0974-0 $49.95 hardcover 978-1-4214-0975-7 $49.95 ebook

Civil-Military Relations and Shared Responsibility A Four-Nation Study Dale R. Herspring “Herspring is distinctly qualified to bridge the gap between the academic and policymaking environments.” —Dan E. Caldwell, Pepperdine University 2013 368 pp. 978-1-4214-0928-3 $65.00 hardcover 978-1-4214-0929-0 $65.00 ebook

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AMERICAN POLITICS Reducing Gun Violence in America

Leaving without Losing

Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis edited by Daniel W. Webster and Jon S. Vernick

The War on Terror after Iraq and Afghanistan Mark N. Katz “The book is suffused with a tone of welcome optimism, but not naïveté.” —Middle East Policy

foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg “This isn’t about ideology. It’s about dignity.” —Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland 2013 320 pp. 978-1-4214-1110-1 $9.95 paperback 978-1-4214-1111-8 $9.95 ebook

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Harry Potter and the Millennials Regulating Gun Sales An Excerpt from Reducing Gun Violence in America Daniel W. Webster, John S. Vernick, Emma E. McGinty, and Ted Acorn Compelling evidence that stronger purchasing laws and better enforcement of these laws result in lower gun violence.

Research Methods and the Politics of the Muggle Generation Anthony Gierzynski with Kathryn Eddy A national survey of college students reveals connections between political opinion and popular culture. 2013 136 pp., 12 line drawings 978-1-4214-1033-3 $22.95 paperback 978-1-4214-1034-0 $22.95 ebook

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The Second Amendment

Progressives at War

An Excerpt from Reducing Gun Violence in America Lawrence E. Rosenthal and Adam Winkler

William G. McAdoo and Newton D. Baker, 1863–1941 Douglas B. Craig

How do we reduce gun violence while upholding

Illuminates the aspirations and struggles of two

the constitutional right to bear arms?

prominent southern Democrats.

2013 978-1-4214-1173-6 $0.99 digital short

2013 552 pp., 10 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-0718-0 $59.95 hardcover 978-1-4214-0815-6 $59.95 ebook

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