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Racially Polarized Voting, Kevin Quinn, Christopher Elmendorf, Marisa Abrajano Dec 2015

Racially Polarized Voting, Kevin Quinn, Christopher Elmendorf, Marisa Abrajano

Kevin M. Quinn

No abstract provided.


Equitable Sharing: Distributing The Benefits And Detriments Of Democratic Society, Thomas Kleven Jul 2015

Equitable Sharing: Distributing The Benefits And Detriments Of Democratic Society, Thomas Kleven

Thomas Kleven

The book argues that a principle of equitable sharing is fundamental to the concept of democracy and to the democratic society the United States purports to be. It examines the political philosophies of John Locke, John Stuart Mill, and John Rawls, all of which contain a principle of equitable sharing in some form. It then examines the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, both of which evidence a commitment to equitable sharing as foundational to the democratic society they contemplate. The book argues that the Supreme Court also has a meaningful role to play in the dialogue over the requirements ...


Ballistic Missiles In China's Anti-Taiwan Blockade Strategy, Christopher Rahman Jan 2015

Ballistic Missiles In China's Anti-Taiwan Blockade Strategy, Christopher Rahman

Chris Rahman

No abstract provided.


Australia And Maritime Security In The Northeast Indian Ocean, Chris Rahman Jan 2015

Australia And Maritime Security In The Northeast Indian Ocean, Chris Rahman

Chris Rahman

Maritime security is vital to Australia and its neighbours in the ASEANAustralia- India "triangle" - or the area of the northeast Indian Ocean. It has become a leading sphere for the construction of deeper forms of security cooperation. Nonetheless, both the "region" in question and the topic of maritime security itself are underdeveloped ideas in the context of rapidly developing relationships. Therefore, the approach pursued in this chapter focuses on four themes. First, the maritime nature of the area's geography is established. Second, different perspectives on maritime security are introduced, with an emphasis on non-traditional factors, including responses to the ...


Evolving U.S. Framework For Global Maritime Security From 9/11 To The 1000-Ship Navy , Christopher Rahman Jan 2015

Evolving U.S. Framework For Global Maritime Security From 9/11 To The 1000-Ship Navy , Christopher Rahman

Chris Rahman

No abstract provided.


The Implications Of Climate Change For Maritime Security Forces, Chris Rahman Jan 2015

The Implications Of Climate Change For Maritime Security Forces, Chris Rahman

Chris Rahman

Although a consensus on the reality of climate change now prevails, the details of the problem remain unsettled. In particular, the precise local and regional impacts of the global phenomenon of climate change are unknown. The security-related consequences of such impacts are thus inherently speculative. Nevertheless, it has become an increasingly important aspect of the national security policy deliberations of many States, including both civil and defence force capability planning, to consider the potential security implications of climate change. Despite the prevailing uncertainty over specific impacts and their security implications, longrange planning can be undertaken based on the most likely ...


A Strategic Perspective On Security And Naval Issues In The South China Sea, Chris Rahman, Ben Tsamenyi Jan 2015

A Strategic Perspective On Security And Naval Issues In The South China Sea, Chris Rahman, Ben Tsamenyi

Chris Rahman

No abstract provided.


Singapore: Forward Operating Site, Christopher Rahman Jan 2015

Singapore: Forward Operating Site, Christopher Rahman

Chris Rahman

Historically, Singapore functioned as a major naval hub supporting the British Empire's position in the Far East. The island was viewed by Admiral Sir John "Jackie" Fisher as one of the world's five key locations enabling Britain's global naval superiority. The fortification of the British strategic position on Singapore reached both its zenith and its nadir with the development in the interwar years of the "Singapore Strategy," which was designed to buttress the empire's Far Eastern defenses agajnst possible Japanese aggression. That controversial plan failed miserably in the breach. However, the island continued to host a ...


The U.S. Strategic Relationship With Australia, Jack Mccaffrie, Christopher Rahman Jan 2015

The U.S. Strategic Relationship With Australia, Jack Mccaffrie, Christopher Rahman

Chris Rahman

Australia has hosted U.S. bases or troops for most of rhe last seventy years, beginning in the early part of the Second World War in the Pacific. Ironically, the arrival of American troops in Australia was at least partly the result of the failure of the "Singapore strategy," whereby the Royal Navy's Singapore naval base was to support any British fleet sent to the Far East in the event of a war with Japan. Seventy years on, Australia still hosts U.S. defense facilities and U.S. forces continue to visit-primarily now for exercises. Map 4 depicts major ...


Maritime Domain Awareness In Australia And New Zealand, Chris Rahman Jan 2015

Maritime Domain Awareness In Australia And New Zealand, Chris Rahman

Chris Rahman

No abstract provided.


The International Politics Of Combating Piracy In Southeast Asia, Christopher Rahman Jan 2015

The International Politics Of Combating Piracy In Southeast Asia, Christopher Rahman

Chris Rahman

No abstract provided.


Fighting Over The Founders: How We Remember The American Revolution, Andrew Schocket Jan 2015

Fighting Over The Founders: How We Remember The American Revolution, Andrew Schocket

Andrew M Schocket

The American Revolution is all around us. It is pictured as big as billboards and as small as postage stamps, evoked in political campaigns and car advertising campaigns, relived in museums and revised in computer games. As the nation’s founding moment, the American Revolution serves as a source of powerful founding myths, and remains the most accessible and most contested event in U.S. history: more than any other, it stands as a proxy for how Americans perceive the nation’s aspirations. Americans’ increased fascination with the Revolution over the past two decades represents more than interest in the ...


Paradoxes Of Democratisation: Environmental Politics In East Asia, Mary Alice Haddad Dec 2013

Paradoxes Of Democratisation: Environmental Politics In East Asia, Mary Alice Haddad

Mary Alice Haddad

This chapter examines environmental politics in four polities that run the full spectrum of political regimes: mainland China (authoritarian), South Korea and Taiwan (newly democratic), and Japan (mature democracy). The chapter argues that variation in environmental politics in each place resulted primarily from the timing of their environmental movements, with subsequent movements learning from predecessors and gaining increasing access to global NGO networks. Paradoxically, when environmental movements became linked to democratization movements (in South Korea and Taiwan), they also became linked to political parties, which hindered access to government policymaking when non-allied parties were in power.


Equitable Sharing: Distributing The Benefits And Detriments Of Democratic Society, Thomas Kleven Dec 2013

Equitable Sharing: Distributing The Benefits And Detriments Of Democratic Society, Thomas Kleven

Thomas Kleven

The book argues that a principle of equitable sharing is fundamental to the concept of democracy and to the democratic society the United States purports to be. It examines the political philosophies of John Locke, John Stuart Mill, and John Rawls, all of which contain a principle of equitable sharing in some form. It then examines the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, both of which evidence a commitment to equitable sharing as foundational to the democratic society they contemplate. The book argues that the Supreme Court also has a meaningful role to play in the dialogue over the requirements ...


Legitimizing Human Rights: Beyond Mythical Foundations And Into Everyday Resonances, Anthony Chase Dec 2012

Legitimizing Human Rights: Beyond Mythical Foundations And Into Everyday Resonances, Anthony Chase

Anthony Chase

No abstract provided.


Human Rights And The Challenge Of Foundations (Review Essay), Anthony Chase Dec 2012

Human Rights And The Challenge Of Foundations (Review Essay), Anthony Chase

Anthony Chase

No abstract provided.


Building Democracy In Japan, Mary Alice Haddad Dec 2011

Building Democracy In Japan, Mary Alice Haddad

Mary Alice Haddad

How is democracy made real? How does an undemocratic country create new institutions and transform its polity such that democratic values and practices become integral parts of its political culture? These are some of the most pressing questions of our times, and they are the central inquiry of Building Democracy in Japan. Using the Japanese experience as starting point, this book develops a new approach to the study of democratization that examines state-society interactions as a country adjusts its existing political culture to accommodate new democratic values, institutions and practices. With reference to the country's history, the book focuses ...


Regional Integration And The Evolution Of The European Polity: On The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Journal Of Common Market Studies, Alec Stone Sweet Dec 2011

Regional Integration And The Evolution Of The European Polity: On The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Journal Of Common Market Studies, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

No abstract provided.


Between Myths And Reality--Macedonia Between Turkey And The European Union, Marija Đorđeska Dec 2011

Between Myths And Reality--Macedonia Between Turkey And The European Union, Marija Đorđeska

Dr Marija Dordeska

The spirit of Alexander the Great still stirs ghosts between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonia is on its way to the EU and Greece represents an obstacle for these processes in the aftermath of the name dispute and the Greek veto on the Macedonian membership in NATO and the European Union. The major asset Greece has in regards to Macedonia is the veto power over the future accession talks Macedonia could have with international organizations, especially with the European Union. Instead of Greece taking Macedonia under its wing, Macedonia continues to be perceived as a threat to Greek ...


Collegiality On The U.S. Supreme Court: The Impact Of Chief Justice John Roberts, Patrick Schmidt, David Yalof, Joey Mello Jun 2011

Collegiality On The U.S. Supreme Court: The Impact Of Chief Justice John Roberts, Patrick Schmidt, David Yalof, Joey Mello

Patrick Schmidt

No abstract provided.


Avanzando En La Integración De América Latina: Elementos Jurídico - Económicos Para La Construcción De Una Propuesta En Materia De Convergencia, Iván A. Rojas V Jun 2011

Avanzando En La Integración De América Latina: Elementos Jurídico - Económicos Para La Construcción De Una Propuesta En Materia De Convergencia, Iván A. Rojas V

Iván Rojas V

En un escenario comercial caracterizado por el auge de Acuerdos de Libre Comercio (ALC) en América Latina y el mundo – conocido como Spaghetti Bowl – la búsqueda de alternativas para la reducción de la complejidad jurídica y económica que implica la proliferación de ALC, es en la actualidad uno de los temas relevantes en el contexto académico y político regional.
Existen algunos estudios, iniciativas y propuestas preliminares para abordar el tema de la convergencia en América Latina y el Caribe, como discusiones y aportes teóricos de expertos y entidades locales y regionales que son un insumo fundamental para la discusión.
Al ...


Lessons From Movements For Rights Regarding Sexual Orientation In The Arab World” In Monshipour, Anthony Chase Dec 2010

Lessons From Movements For Rights Regarding Sexual Orientation In The Arab World” In Monshipour, Anthony Chase

Anthony Chase

No abstract provided.


Media And Environmental Politics In East Asia, Mary Alice Haddad Dec 2010

Media And Environmental Politics In East Asia, Mary Alice Haddad

Mary Alice Haddad

No abstract provided.


How The European Legal System Works - And Does Not Work: Override, Non-Compliance, And Majoritarian Activism In International Regimes, Alec Stone Sweet Dec 2010

How The European Legal System Works - And Does Not Work: Override, Non-Compliance, And Majoritarian Activism In International Regimes, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

No abstract provided.


The Damage Done To The United States: Guantanamo And Torture, Randall Coyne May 2010

The Damage Done To The United States: Guantanamo And Torture, Randall Coyne

Randall Coyne

No abstract provided.


How To Decorate Glass Houses: Culture, Ideology, And Bureaucracy In The Transparency-Privacy Divide In The United States, Patrick Schmidt May 2010

How To Decorate Glass Houses: Culture, Ideology, And Bureaucracy In The Transparency-Privacy Divide In The United States, Patrick Schmidt

Patrick Schmidt

No abstract provided.


Securities Lawyers And The Ethical Quagmires Of Disclosure, Patrick Schmidt Apr 2010

Securities Lawyers And The Ethical Quagmires Of Disclosure, Patrick Schmidt

Patrick Schmidt

No abstract provided.


Mutual Renewal: On The Relationship Of Human Rights To The Muslim World In Patrick James, Ed., Anthony Chase Dec 2009

Mutual Renewal: On The Relationship Of Human Rights To The Muslim World In Patrick James, Ed., Anthony Chase

Anthony Chase

No abstract provided.


Sustaining Transparency?: Journalists, Government Officials, And The Minnesota Data Practices Act, Zac Farber, Hannah Johnson, Patrick Schmidt, Robert Woo Dec 2009

Sustaining Transparency?: Journalists, Government Officials, And The Minnesota Data Practices Act, Zac Farber, Hannah Johnson, Patrick Schmidt, Robert Woo

Patrick Schmidt

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of: Judging Mohammed: Juvenile Delinquency, Immigration, And Exclusion At The Paris Palace Of Justice, By Susan J. Terrio, Patrick Schmidt Jun 2009

Book Review Of: Judging Mohammed: Juvenile Delinquency, Immigration, And Exclusion At The Paris Palace Of Justice, By Susan J. Terrio, Patrick Schmidt

Patrick Schmidt

No abstract provided.