POLITICS Spring 2020
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A Democratic Enlightenment
After Europe Ivan Krastev
January 2020 136pp 9780812252422 £16.99/$19.95 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
The Reconciliation Image, Aesthetic Education, Possible Politics Morton Schoolman
Locating evidence of Americans grappling with their money in ﬁction, correspondence, newspapers, printed ephemera, government documents, legal cases, and even on the money itself, argues Americans, developed the ability to analyze the value of paper ﬁnancial instruments, assess the strength of banking institutions, and track legislative changes that might alter the rules of currency circulation.
April 2020 336pp 1 illus. 9781478008033 £22.99/$27.95 PB 9781478007654 £90.00/$104.95 HB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Proposes aesthetic education through ﬁlm as a way to redress the political violence inﬂicted on diﬀerence society constructs as its racialized, gendered, Semitic, and sexualized other.
Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism
American Political Development and the Trump Presidency
Arne De Boever
Forerunners: Ideas First June 2019 130pp 16 b&w illus. 9781517908348 £8.00/$10.00 PB UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Edited by Zachary Callen & Philip Rocco
American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law April 2020 288pp 4 illus. 9780812252088 £47.00/$55.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Describes the widespread belief that art and artists are exceptional. Challenges that belief by focusing on the sovereign artist as genius, as well as the original artwork as the foundation of the art market. Engages with sculpture, conceptual artwork, and painting by emerging and established artists. Excludes Japan & ANZ
Scholars in the research tradition of American political development (APD) explore how time and temporality have shaped the Trump presidency.
Beyond the Politics of the Closet
Black Gold and Blackmail
Gay Rights and the American State Since the 1970s Edited by Jonathan Bell
Oil and Great Power Politics Rosemary A. Kelanic
May 2020 248pp 4 b&w line drawings 9781501748295 £34.00/$39.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
January 2020 280pp 9780812251852 £43.00/$49.95 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Black Gold and Blackmail seeks to explain why great powers adopt such diﬀerent strategies to protect their oil access from politically motivated disruptions. Rosemary A. Kelanic argues that two variables determine what strategy a great power will adopt. Excludes ANZ
Features essays by historians whose work on LGBT history delves into the decades between the mid-1970s and the millennium, a period in which the relationship between activist networks, the state, capitalism, and political parties became inﬁnitely more complicated.
Brand New Nation
Canada and Ireland
Capitalist Dreams and Nationalist Designs in TwentyFirst-Century India Ravinder Kaur
A Political and Diplomatic History Philip J. Currie
April 2020 258pp 22 b&w photos 9780774863278 $89.95/£60.00 HB UBC PRESS
South Asia in Motion June 2020 328pp 9781503612594 £22.99/$28.00 PB 9781503612242 £77.00/$90.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
This intriguing study examines the political relations between the two countries and sheds light on Ottawa’s responses to key developments such as Ireland’s neutrality in the Second World War, its unsettled relationship with the Commonwealth, and the always contentious issue of Irish uniﬁcation. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
Brand New Nation reaches into the past and, inevitably, the future of the emergence of the BRICS nations as well as the fundamental shifts it has wrought in our understanding of the nationstate.
Canada on the United Nations Security Council
Algorithms and the Attributes of Ourselves and Others Louise Amoore
A Small Power on a Large Stage Adam Chapnick
May 2020 248pp 27 illus. 9781478008316 £20.99/$25.95 PB 9781478007784 £86.00/$99.95 HB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
February 2020 320pp 9780774861625 $37.95/£22.99 NIP UBC PRESS
Impeccably researched and clearly written, this is the deﬁnitive history of the Canadian experience on the world’s most powerful stage – the United Nations Security Council. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
Louise Amoore examines how machine learning algorithms are transforming the ethics and politics of contemporary society, proposing what she calls cloud ethics as a way to hold algorithms accountable by engaging with the social and technical conditions under which they emerge and operate.
Resurgent Nationalism and the Closing of Borders Edited by Robert Koulish & Maartje van der Woude
March 2020 416pp 9780823287499 £27.99/$34.95 PB 9780823287482 £103.00/$125.00 HB FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS
Examines the parallel rise of anti-immigrant sentiment and right-wing populism in both the United States and Europe to oﬀer an unprecedented look at this issue on an international level.
How Foreign Subversion Weakens the State Melissa M. Lee
April 2020 256pp 12 maps, 17 charts 9781501748363 £34.00/$39.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Policymakers worry that “ungoverned spaces” pose dangers to security and development. Why do such spaces exist beyond the authority of the state? In this shrewd book, Lee argues that foreign subversion undermines state authority and promotes ungoverned space. Excludes ANZ
Cultural Values in Political Economy
Defense Management Reform
Edited by J.P. Singh
How to Make the Pentagon Work Better and Cost Less Peter Levine
May 2020 272pp 9781503612693 £24.99/$30.00 PB 9781503612686 £77.00/$90.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
March 2020 336pp 9781503611849 £28.99/$35.00 PB 9781503610460 £90.00/$105.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
The backlash against globlalization and the rise of cultural anxiety has led to considerable re-think among social scientists. Provides multiple theoretical, historical, and methodological orientations to examine these issues. Addresses the rise of populism worldwide, Provides explanations that cover periods of both cultural turbulence and stability.
Addresses why the Pentagon continues to struggle to reduce waste and ineﬃciency. The heart of Defense Management Reform is three case studies covering civilian personnel, acquisitions, and ﬁnancial management.
Dynasties and Democracy
Memory and Political Struggle in Northern Ireland Margo Shea
The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan Daniel M. Smith
June 2020 348pp 9780268107932 £42.00/$55.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Paciﬁc Research Center
Examines Catholic Derry from the turn of the twentieth century to the end of the 1960s and the start of the Troubles. Provides an account of the cultural, political, and social history using archival research, oral histories, landscape analysis, and public speeches; demonstrates how communities maintain their agency during political and cultural conﬂict.
March 2020 384pp 9781503613614 £24.99/$30.00 NIP STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
The presence of dynasties persists throughout the modern democratized world. Looks at the institutional change in Japan’s party system as a comparative model.
Ending Gender-Based Violence
Republican Liberalism Confronts the Era of Tyranny K. Steven Vincent
Justice and Community in South Africa Hannah E. Britton
Intellectual History of the Modern Age June 2020 368pp 7 illus. 9780812252033 £77.00/$89.95 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
April 2020 232pp 9780252084966 £19.99/$24.95 PB 9780252043093 £91.00/$110.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS PRESS
In this densely contextualized biography, Vincent describes how Halevy, was also a persistent, acute, and increasingly anxious observer of society in a period deﬁned by industrialization and imperialism and by what Halevy famously called the “era of tyrannies.”
Examines the reasons gendered violence persists in South Africa in relationship to social inequalities even after women assumed political power and inspired sweeping legislation aimed at advancing women’s rights and opportunities.
Commodity, Corporation, and the Customary Edited by George Paul Meiu, Jean Comaroff & John L. Comaroff
Choices That Will Shape China’s Future Edited by Thomas Fingar & Jean C. Oi
Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Paciﬁc Research Center May 2020 472pp 9781503612228 £28.99/$35.00 PB 9781503611450 £90.00/$105.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Framing the Global July 2020 296pp 9780253047946 £33.00/$38.00 PB 9780253047922 £69.00/$80.00 HB INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS
Leading experts on China from a wide range of disciplines provide analyses of today’s most critical demographic, economic, social, political, and foreign policy challenges.
Ethnicity has become a potential resource to be tapped, generating new sources of proﬁt and power, social behavior, and visions of the future.
Form and Event
Principles for an Interpretation of the Greek World Carlo Diano Translated by Timothy C. Campbell & Lia Turtas
Security Aesthetics and the Management of Life Edited by D. Asher Ghertner, Hudson McFann & Daniel M. Goldstein
Commonalities July 2020 144pp 9780823287925 £19.99/$25.00 PB 9780823287932 £74.00/$90.00 HB FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS
Global Insecurities February 2020 312pp 36 illus. 9781478006909 £22.99/$27.95 PB 9781478006091 £90.00/$104.95 HB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
In English for the ﬁrst time, with a substantial introduction that situates the book in the genealogy of modern political philosophy.
Examines dimensions of security infrastructures and technology with studies from Jamaica and Jakarta to Colombia and the US-Mexico border.
Gender Differences in Public Opinion
Globalization and Liberalism
Values and Political Consequences Mary-Kate Lizotte
Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and Manent Trevor Shelley
March 2020 210pp 9781439916094 £21.99/$27.95 PB 9781439916087 £66.00/$79.50 HB TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS
April 2020 326pp 9780268107291 £46.00/$60.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
Through philosophical exegesis of great texts by Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and Manent, engages the topic of globalization. Defends the idea that at the heart of the human world is the antinomy of the universal and the particular.
Understanding gender diﬀerences on political issues has become critical. Assessing the gender gap in public support for policies through a values lens provides insight into American politics today. Excludes Asia Pacific
Good Reasons to Run
Governing the Social in Neoliberal Times
Women and Political Candidacy Edited by Shauna L. Shames, Rachel I. Bernhard, Mirya R. Holman & Dawn Langan Teele
Edited by Deborah R. Brock May 2020 328pp 9780774860918 £21.99/$35.95 NIP UBC PRESS
This accessible but theoretically sophisticated volume reveals how neoliberalism – as both an economic project and a broader political approach – has come to govern our daily lives, our understanding of the world we live in, and even how we think about ourselves.Inspired by Michel Foucault and other governmentality theorists. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
May 2020 334pp 9781439919569 £31.00/$37.95 PB 9781439919552 £91.00/$109.50 HB TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS
A mix of scholars and practitioners, examine why women run, and do not run, for political oﬃce. Excludes Asia Pacific
How Ideas Shape Urban Political Development
Shifting Borders and Territorial Disputes Nadav G. Shelef
Edited by Richardson Dilworth & Timothy P.R. Weaver
July 2020 346pp 10 b&w halftones, 3 maps, 19 charts 9780801479922 £24.99/$29.95 PB 9780801453489 £99.00/$115.00 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
The City in the Twenty-First Century June 2019 328pp 9780812252255 £56.00 /$65.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Addresses the acceptance or conﬂict of teritorial homelands.Nadav G. Shelef develops a theory of what homelands are that acknowledges both their importance in domestic and international politics and their change over time. Excludes ANZ
Argues that ideas have been the drivers of urban political development, with national and international examples. Compares the ways national urban policies have taken diﬀerent shapes in countries such as Canada & the UK.
Identities and Interests
The Technologies and Politics of Justice Claims in Practice Ronald Niezen
Race, Ethnicity, and Affinity Voting Randy Besco
Stanford Studies in Human Rights July 2020 304pp 9781503612631 £22.99/$28.00 PB 9781503608894 £77.00/$90.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
March 2020 240pp 29 tables, 19 charts 9780774838931 £21.99/$35.95 NIP UBC PRESS
Oﬀers an entirely new perspective on the role of racial and ethnic identities in Canadian elections. Using a series of experiments, as well as candidate and census data, Randy Besco demonstrates that self-identiﬁcation matters far more than self-interest, ideology, or policy.
Examines how new technologies interact with older models of rights claiming and communication, inﬂuencing and reshaping the modern-day pursuit of justice. Addresses how media, artiﬁcial intelligence, and digital forensics are reshaping advocacy and compliance.
Identity and Nationalism in Modern Argentina
Influx and Efflux
Writing Up with Walt Whitman Jane Bennett May 2020 224pp 33 color illus. 9781478008309 £20.99 /$25.95 PB 9781478007791 $86.00/$99.95 HB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Defending the True Nation Jeane DeLaney
June 2020 486pp 9780268107901 £35.00/$45.00 PB 9780268107895 £108.00 /$125.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
Explores the question of human agency amidst a world teeming with powerful nonhuman inﬂuences. Borrowed from Whitman’s “Song of Myself,”the title refers to everyday movements whereby outside inﬂuences enter bodies, infuse and confuse their organization, and then exit, themselves having been transformed into something new.
Study explores the origins and development of Aregentina’s two forms of nationalism by linking nationalist thought to ongoing debates over Argentine identitiy. Demonstrates that national identitites are neither unitary nor immutable.
Korean Skilled Workers
Landscapes of Law
Toward a Labor Aristocracy Hyung-A Kim Series edited by Clark W. Sorensen
Practicing Sovereignty in Transnational Terrain
Edited by Carol J. Greenhouse & Christina L. Davis
Korean Studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies May 2020 216pp 3 charts, 21 tables 9780295747217 £23.99/$30.00 PB 9780295747200 £79.00/$95.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS
June 2019 352pp 1 illus. 9780812252224 £56.00 /$65.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Traces the theoretical implications generated by an understanding of transnational law that challenges the conventional separation of individual, community, society, national and international spaces.
Tells the transition of Korea’s ﬁrst generation of skilled workers in the heavy and chemical industries sector into “labor aristocracy.”
Learning the Lessons of Modern War
Lessons from Walden
Thoreau and the Crisis of American Democracy Bob Pepperman Taylor
Edited by Thomas G. Mahnken
March 2020 240pp 9780268107338 £21.99/$29.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
June 2020 344pp 9781503612501 £28.99/$35.00 PB 9781503612266 £90.00/$105.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Presents a wide-ranging inquiry into the nature and implications of Thoreau’s thought in Walden and Civil Disobedience. Bob Tayley lets all sides have their say, even as he persistently steers the discussion back to a nuanced reading of Thoreau's actual position.
Learning the Lessons of Modern War uses the study of the recent past to illuminate the future. More speciﬁcally, it examines the lessons of recent wars as a way of understanding continuity and change in the character and conduct of war.
Justice, Mercy, Universality Annabel Herzog
Genital Cursing and Biopolitics in Africa Naminata Diabate
Haney Foundation Series February 2020 208pp 9780812251975 £47.00/$55.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Theory in Forms March 2020 272pp 20 illus. 9781478006886 £21.99/$26.95 PB 9781478006152 £86.00/$99.95 HB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
In Levinas’s Politics, Annabel Herzog argues that Levinas’s Talmudic readings embody a political pragmatism which complements, revises, and challenges the ethical analyses he oﬀers in his phenomenological works. Confronts a major diﬃculty in Levinas’s philosophy: the relationship between ethics and politics.
Naminata Diabate explores how the deployment of deﬁant nakedness by mature women in Africa challenges longstanding assumptions about women’s political agency.
Natural Law and Human Rights
The Myths of Scarcity and Security That Haunt U.S. Energy Policy Robert Vitalis
Toward a Recovery of Practical Reason Pierre Manent Translated by Ralph C. Hancock Foreword by Daniel J. Mahoney
July 2020 240pp 9781503600904 £19.99/$24.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
There is a conventional wisdom about oil—that the U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf is what guarantees access to this strategic resource. Vitalis debunks the myths to reveal “oilcraft,” as a line of magical thinking closer to witchcraft than statecraft.
Catholic Ideas for a Secular World February 2020 132pp 9780268107215 £21.99/$29.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
This ﬁrst English translation of Manet’s book La loi naturelle et les droits de l’homme.
Over the Horizon
Constructing and Deconstructing Community Étienne Balibar Translated by Joshua David Jordan
Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers David M. Edelstein March 2020 220pp 1 chart 9781501748455 £18.99/$22.95 NIP CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Commonalities August 2020 160pp 9780823288557 £21.99/$28.00 PB 9780823288564 £79.00/$95.00 HB FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS
Analyzes past rising powers in his search for answers that point the way forward for the USA as it strives to maintain control over its competitors. USA currently faces a dilemma regarding China over whether to embrace Builds on critiques of “univerasalism” and works to rescue and reinvent what universal means and competition or collaborate with its rivals for short term gains, letting them become more powerful. claims can oﬀer for a revolutionary politics. Excludes ANZ
The Human Community in Early Art Barry Cooper
Japan’s Leadership in East Asian Security Multilateralism Paul Midford
The Beginning and the Beyond of Politics April 2020 494pp 9780268107147 £35.00/$45.00 PB 9780268107130 £96.00/$125.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
Studies in Asian Security May 2020 288pp 9781503611696 £65.00/$75.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
This book asks why, in the wake of the Cold War, Japan suddenly reversed years of steadfast opposition to security cooperation with its neighbors.
Cooper is the ﬁrst political scientist to propose new interpretations of some of the most famous extant Paleolithic art and artifacts, using his background in political theory and philosophical anthropology.
Playing Politics with Natural Disaster
Reflections on Capitalism Wyatt Wells
Hurricane Agnes, the 1972 Election, and the Origins of FEMA Timothy W. Kneeland
March 2020 192pp 9781503612372 £11.99/$14.00 PB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Permanent Revolution concisely describes the development and workings of capitalism and its inﬂuence on the broader society. Wells examines the development of economic innovation, the role of ﬁnancial markets, the business cycle, the ways markets operate, and the position of labor in capitalist economies, as well as the eﬀects of capitalism on law, politics, religion, and even the arts.
April 2020 256pp 24 b&w halftones 9781501748530 £31.00/$36.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Explains how the political decisions by local, state, and federal oﬃcials shaped state and national disaster policy and continues to hamper preparedness and response to this day. Excludes ANZ
Political Ideology in Parties, Policy, and Civil Society
Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Making of a Global Environmental Crisis Toshihiro Higuchi
Interdisciplinary Insights Edited by David Laycock
April 2020 304pp 9781503612891 £22.99/$28.00 PB 9780804785945 £77.00/$90.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
March 2020 234pp 2 charts 9780774861328 £22.99/$34.95 NIP UBC PRESS
Demonstrates that the reach and signiﬁcance of political ideology can be most eﬀectively understood by employing a multidisciplinary approach. Oﬀers analyses that are simultaneously empirical and interpretive. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
Political Fallout is the story of one of the ﬁrst human-driven, truly global environmental crises—radioactive fallout from nuclear weapons testing during the Cold War—and the international response.
Public Service and Good Governance for the Twenty-First Century
The Strange History of a Radical Idea Bradley C. S. Watson Foreword by Charles R. Kesler
Edited by James Perry Foreword by Paul A. Volcker
February 2020 260pp 9780268106973 £35.00/$45.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
April 2019 312pp 7 illus. 9780812252088 £60.00 /$69.95 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Watson’s study of American progressivism as it formed in the twentieth century. Synthesizes the history of this idea and presents an intellectual history of American progressivism as a philosophical-political phenomenon.
Based on divergent two ideas - diminishing capacity for eﬀective governance and expectations for reform - oﬀers recommendations for bending the trajectories of governance capacity and reform expectations toward convergence.
Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique
Refugee Law after 9/11
Sanctuary and Security in Canada and the United States Obiora Chinedu Okafor
May 2020 304pp 9781503612396 £22.99/$28.00 PB 9781503609945 £77.00/$90.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
March 2020 300pp 9780774861465 £60.00/$89.95 HB UBC PRESS
Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique explores the necessity of connecting the struggles for Palestinian freedom with the struggle against homophobia. Sa’ed Atshan asks how transnational progressive social movements can balance struggles for liberation along more than one axis.
Shows that the Canadian refugee law regime reacted to 9/11 in much the same way as its US counterpart, and these similar reactions raise signiﬁcant questions about security relativism and national self-image in the two countries.The ﬁrst major study to compare changes made to Canadian and US refugee law. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
Regular Soldiers, Irregular War
Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada Devorah S. Manekin
Lessons in Deliberative Democracy from the Irish Front Line David M. Farrell & Jane Suiter
August 2020 282pp 1 b&w line drawing, 1 map, 3 charts 9781501750434 £34.00/$39.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Brown Democracy Medal September 2019 72pp 9781501749322 £7.99/$4.99 PB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Presents a theoretical framework for understanding the various forms of behavior in which soldiers engage during counterinsurgency campaigns. Excludes ANZ
The Irish Citizens' Assembly Project has led to policy decisions, on abortion & marriage equality. Excludes ANZ
Reputation for Resolve
Rethinking the Spectacle
How Leaders Signal Determination in International Politics Danielle L. Lupton
Guy Debord, Radical Democracy, and the Digital Age Devin Penner
Cornell Studies in Security Aﬀairs March 2020 270pp 2 b&w line
February 2020 252pp 9780774860512 £21.99/$35.95 NIP UBC PRESS
drawings, 5 charts 9781501747717 £43.00/$49.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Re-examines the tension between spectacle and political agency using the ideas and practices of Debord and the Situationist International as a point of departure. Examines case studies for analysis. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
Takes a new approach to answering questions about nations’ reputations. Shifts the focus away from the reputations of countries and instead examines the reputations of individual leaders. Excludes ANZ
Civility and Incivility in American Politics Susan Herbst
Catholicism and the Crises of Neoliberalism Matthew T. Eggemeier & Peter Joseph Fritz
April 2020 220pp 9781439903360 £11.99/$14.95 PB TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Catholic Practice in North America May 2020 288pp 9780823288007 £27.99/$35.00 PB 9780823288014 £103.00/$125.00 HB FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS
In this 2010 edition, Herbst explores the ways we discuss public policy, how we treat each other as we do, and how we can create a more civil national culture. The author connects her book to our current highly contentious politics and what it means for the future of democratic argument. Excludes Asia Pacific
Theological critique of four neoliberal crises: environmental destruction, slum proliferation, mass incarceration, and mass deportation all while plumbing the sacriﬁcial and racist depths of neoliberalism.
Shakespeare and Trump
Jeffrey R. Wilson
The Politics of Death in SemiColonial Siam Trais Pearson
April 2020 232pp 9781439919422 £19.99/$25.00 PB TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Should we draw an analogy between Shakespeare’s tyrants— Richard III, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, and King Lear—and Donald Trump? Jeﬀrey Wilson applies literary criticism to real life, examining plot, character, villainy, soliloquy, tragedy, myth, and metaphor to identify the formal features of the Trump phenomenon, and its hidden causes, structure, and meanings. Excludes Asia Pacific
March 2020 252pp 8 b&w halftones 9781501740152 £43.00/$49.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Oﬀers new insight into turn-of-the-century Thai history by disinterring the forgotten stories of those who died “unnatural deaths” during this period of semi-colonialism and the work of the Siamese state to assert their rights in a pluralistic legal arena. Excludes ANZ
Taiwan in Dynamic Transition
Building the So-Called State Rebecca Bryant & Mete Hatay
Nation Building and Democratization Edited by Ryan Dunch & Ashley Esarey
The Ethnography of Political Violence June 2020 360pp 15 illus. 9780812252217 £60.00/$69.95 HB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
March 2020 256pp 3 b&w illus., 5 charts, 6 tables 9780295746807 £23.99/$30.00 PB 9780295746821 £79.00/$95.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS
Sovereignty Suspended is based on more than two decades of ethnographic and archival research in one so-called aporetic state, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). It traces the process by which a “north” began to emerge as a tangible, separate, if unrecognized space after the island’s violent partition in 1974.
Provides an up-to-date assessment of contemporary Taiwan, highlighting emergent nationhood and its signiﬁcance for world politics.
The Consequences of Humiliation
The Death of Asylum
Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago
Anger and Status in World Politics Joslyn Barnhart
May 2020 280pp 6 b&w line drawings, 14 charts 9781501748042 £41.00/$47.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Demonstrates a broader pattern: states that experience humiliating events are more likely to engage in international aggression aimed at restoring the state’s image. Excludes ANZ
April 2020 304pp 26 b&w photos 9780816697113 £22.99/$28.00 PB 9780816697106 £96.00/$112.00 HB UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Investigates the global system of detention centers that imprison asylum seekers and conceal persistent human rights violations. Illustrates how authorities in the US, the EU, and Australia have created a new, shadowy geopolitical formation depriving migrants of basic human rights. Excludes Japan & ANZ
The Great Migration and the Democratic Party
Black Voters and the Realignment of American Politics in the 20th Century
Keneshia N. Grant
February 2020 202pp 9781439917466 £21.99/$27.95 PB 9781439917459 £62.00/$74.50 HB TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Frames the Black migration as an important economic and social event that had serious consequences on American politics. Excludes Asia Pacific
The Heart of the Mission
Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco
May 2020 336pp 14 color, 65 b&w illus. 9780812224641 £22.99/$27.50 PB UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
First in-depth examination of the Latino arts renaissance in San Francisco’s Mission District in the latter 20th century. Cordova highlights the rise of a vibrant intellectual community grounded in avant-garde aesthetics and radical politics.
The Hypocritical Hegemon
The Last Years of Karl Marx
Marcello Musto Translated by Patrick Camiller
How the United States Shapes Global Rules against Tax Evasion and Avoidance
An Intellectual Biography
Cornell Studies in Money March 2020 210pp 2 charts 9781501748011 £18.99/$22.95 PB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
June 2020 216pp 9781503612525 £17.99/$22.00 PB 9781503610583 £60.00/$70.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Takes a close look at how US domestic politics aﬀects and determines the course of global tax policy. Examines the impact around the world. Excludes ANZ
Marcello Musto claims a renewed relevance for the late work of Marx, highlighting unpublished or previously neglected writings, many of which remain unavailable in English.
The Moral Triangle
The Motivation to Vote
Sa’ed Atshan & Katharina Galor
André Blais & Jean-François Daoust
Germans, Israelis, Palestinians
Explaining Electoral Participation
May 2020 272pp 35 illus. 9781478008378 £21.99/$26.95 PB 9781478007852 £86.00/$99.95 HB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Sa’ed Atshan and Katharina Galor draw on ethnographic ﬁeldwork and interviews to explore the asymmetric relationships between Germans and Israeli and Palestinian immigrants in the context of oﬃcial German policies, public discourse, and the impact of coming to terms with the past.
February 2020 156pp 14 charts, 20 tables 9780774862677 £50.00/$32.95 HB UBC PRESS
Provides an original and elegant model that explains why people vote, based on four factors: political interest, sense of civic duty, perceived importance of the election, and ease of voting. Important to understand decisions to vote or to abstain, especially when turnout is declining. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
The Myth of the Nuclear Revolution
The New NDP
Moderation, Modernization, and Political Marketing
Power Politics in the Atomic Age
Keir A. Lieber & Daryl G. Press
Cornell Studies in Security Aﬀairs June 2020 184pp 3 maps, 5 charts 9781501749292 £24.99/$29.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Communication, Strategy, and Politics October 2019 408pp 34 tables 9780774860468 £26.99/$44.95 PB UBC PRESS
Keir A. Lieber and Daryl G. Press tackle the central puzzle of the nuclear age: the persistence of intense geopolitical competition in the shadow of nuclear weapons. Excludes ANZ
The deﬁnitive account of the evolution of the New Democratic Party’s political marketing strategy in the early twenty-ﬁrst century; provides lessons for progressive parties on how to win elections in the age of the internet. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
The Oil Wars Myth
The Picky Eagle
Richard W. Maass
Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict
How Democracy and Xenophobia Limited U.S. Territorial Expansion
May 2020 256pp 5 maps 9781501748288 £34.00/$39.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
May 2020 308pp 1 map, 2 charts 9781501748752 £34.00/$39.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
The Picky Eagle explains why the United States stopped annexing territory by focusing on annexation’s domestic consequences, both political and normative. It describes how the US rejection of further annexations, despite its rising power, set the stage for twentieth-century eﬀorts to outlaw conquest. Excludes ANZ
Do countries ﬁght wars for oil? Given the resource’s exceptional military and economic importance, most people assume that states will do anything to obtain it. Challenging this conventional wisdom, The Oil Wars Myth reveals that countries do not launch major conﬂicts to acquire petroleum resources. Excludes ANZ
The Political Economy of Collective Action, Inequality, and Development
The Politics of the Opioid Epidemic
Edited by Susan L. Moffitt & Eric M. Patashnik
March 2020 224pp 9781478008736 £12.99/$16.00 PB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
William D. Ferguson
May 2020 432pp 9781503604612 £65.00/$75.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
In The Politics of the Opioid Epidemic, leading political scientists from diverse theoretical traditions provide new insights into the enduring features of American policy and practice that have inﬂuenced state-level and national responses to the ongoing opioid crisis.
This book examines how a society that is trapped in stagnation might initiate and sustain economic and political development. In this context, progress requires the reform of existing arrangements, along with the complementary evolution of informal institutions.
The Roots of Resilience
The Vanishing Tradition
Meredith L. Weiss
Edited by Paul Gottfried
Party Machines and Grassroots Politics in Southeast Asia
August 2020 288pp 9781501750045 £38.00/$43.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Perspectives on American Conservatism
The Roots of Resilience examines governance from the ground up in the world’s two most enduring electoral authoritarian or “hybrid” regimes—regimes that blend politically liberal and authoritarian features to evade substantive democracy. Excludes ANZ
July 2020 240pp 9781501749858 £18.99/$22.95 PB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
This anthology provides a timely critical overview of the American conservative movement. The contributors take on subjects that other commentators have either not noticed or have been fearful to discuss. Excludes ANZ
These Islands Are Ours
Thinking with Balibar
Edited by Ann Laura Stoler, Stathis Gourgouris & Jacques Lezra
The Social Construction of Territorial Disputes in Northeast Asia
A Lexicon of Conceptual Practice
Studies in Asian Security March 2020 232pp 9781503611894 £60.00/$70.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Idiom: Inventing Writing Theory July 2020 256pp 9780823288489 £27.99/$35.00 PB 9780823288519 £103.00/$125.00 HB FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS
Focusing on non-state actors rather than political elites, Alexander Bukh explains how and why apparently inconsequential territories become central to national discourse in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.
The ﬁrst sustained critical work on the French political philosopher Étienne Balibar, collects essays by 16 prominent philosophers, psychoanalysts, anthropologists, sociologists, and literary critics.
Town Hall Meetings and the Death of Deliberation
Sex, Aid, and Peacekeeping
March 2020 224pp 9781501748059 £24.99/$29.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Jonathan Beecher Field
Forerunners: Ideas First September 2019 88pp 9781517908560 £8.00/$10.00 PB UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Traces the erosion of democratic norms in the US and the conditions that make it possible. Tracks the permutations of the town hall meeting from its original context as a form of democratic community governance into a format for presidential debates. Excludes Japan & ANZ
Investigates sexual misconduct by military peacekeepers and abuses perpetrated by civilian peacekeepers and non-UN civilian interveners. Based on extensive ﬁeld research in Bosnia, Timor-Leste, and with the UN and humanitarian communities, she uncovers a brutal truth about peacebuilding. Excludes ANZ
Edited by Julia Adeney Thomas & Geoff Eley
Ian G. R. Shaw & Marv Waterstone
The Twentieth-Century Rise of the Global Right February 2020 336pp 57 illus. 9781478003762 £22.99/$27.95 PB 9781478003120 £90.00/$104.95 HB DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
The contributors to Visualizing Fascism examine the imagery and visual rhetoric of interwar fascism in East Asia, southern Africa, and Europe to explore how fascism was visualized as a global and aesthetic phenomenon.
A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism Forerunners: Ideas First December 2019 142pp 9781517909260 £7.99/$10.00 PB UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Draws up alternate ways to “make a living” beyond capitalism. Provides a manifesto for building a future beyond the toxic failures of latestage capitalism. Excludes Japan & ANZ
What’s Trending in Canadian Politics?
Understanding Transformations in Power, Media, and the Public Sphere
Edited by Mireille Lalancette, Vincent Raynauld & Erin Crandall
Communication, Strategy, and Politics January 2020 340pp 20 tables, 15 charts, 11 b&w photos 9780774861168 £21.99/$35.95 NIP UBC PRESS
Examines uses of digital media in politics. Excludes SE Asia, Indian sc & ANZ
When There Was No Aid War and Peace in Somaliland
Sarah G. Phillips
March 2020 256pp 1 map 9781501747151 £31.00/$36.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
For all of the doubts raised about the eﬀectiveness of international aid in advancing peace and development, there are few examples of developing countries that are even relatively untouched by it. Sarah G. Phillips’s When There Was No Aid oﬀers us one such example. Excludes ANZ
Why Containment Works
World War II and the West It Wrought
Power, Proliferation, and Preventive War
Edited by Mark Brilliant & David M. Kennedy
Wallace J. Thies
Cornell Studies in Security Aﬀairs June 2020 244pp 9781501749483 £43.00/$49.95 HB CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Examines the conduct of American foreign policy during and after the Cold War through the lens of applied policy analysis. Argues that the Bush Doctrine after 2002 was a theory of victory. Excludes ANZ
April 2020 272pp 9781503612877 £22.99/$28.00 PB 9781503611573 £77.00/$90.00 HB STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Amidst robust economic growth in the post-war decades, Westerners made signiﬁcant strides toward racial and gender equality, even as they struggled to manage the environmental consequences of their region’s surging vitality. Explores the lasting consequences of a pivotal chapter in U.S. history.
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