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Strategic Responsiveness

How Congress Confronts Presidential Power

Revealing the role of policy in the struggle for power between Congress and the president

Engineering Stability

Rebuilding the State in Twenty-First Century Chinese Universities

How can a state reinvent itself to survive?

Autocrats Can't Always Get What They Want

State Institutions and Autonomy under Authoritarianism

Discovering why autocrats may not be in total control

Making Sense of the Arab State

Exploring the surprising strengths and weaknesses of the Arab state

Decisiveness and Fear of Disorder

Political Decision-Making in Times of Crisis

Examines how the need to appear decisive becomes the paramount consideration for politicians in crisis situations

None of the Above

Protest Voting in Latin American Democracies

How citizens casting an invalid vote still contribute to democracy

Seeds of Mobilization

The Authoritarian Roots of South Korea's Democracy

Examines the roles of industrialization and tertiary education in Korea’s nonlinear path to democracy

Security. Cooperation. Governance.

The Canada-United States Open Border Paradox

Reveals Canada–US border and security policies vary drastically depending on regional needs

How Informal Institutions Matter

Evidence from Turkish Social and Political Spheres

with a foreword by B. Guy Peters

Informal institutions are core to political life

The Medieval Constitution of Liberty

Political Foundations of Liberalism in the West

Locating the roots of western liberal democracy in the late medieval period rather than the Age of Enlightenment

Lobbying the Autocrat

The Dynamics of Policy Advocacy in Nondemocracies

The surprising symbiosis between dictators and citizen lobbyists complicates our understanding of autocratic regimes

Technical Territories

Data, Subjects, and Spaces in Infrastructural Asia

Toward a geography of infrastructure

Mediterranean in Dis/order

Space, Power, and Identity

Multidisciplinary rethinking of space and power

Putting Federalism in Its Place

The Territorial Politics of Social Policy Revisited

This book proposes a method for understanding the relationship between federalism and public policy in a comparative and institutional perspective

Youth without Representation

The Absence of Young Adults in Parliaments, Cabinets, and Candidacies

Why young people are excluded from office

The Politics of Bad Governance in Contemporary Russia

Human history is in reality a history of corrupt governments

Power / Knowledge / Land

Contested Ontologies of Land and Its Governance in Africa

Explores contested truths surrounding land governance in Africa and beyond

Democracy's Meanings

How the Public Understands Democracy and Why It Matters

How do the people who make up American democracy view and judge its process?

Evading the Patronage Trap

Interest Representation in Mexico

Patronage negatively affects economic opportunity for small farms and businesses

Governing Abroad

Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy in Europe

Brings political parties back to the study of foreign policy

Opposing Power

Building Opposition Alliances in Electoral Autocracies

Why Opposition Parties Use Alliances to Fight Autocracy, and When They Don't

Bridging State and Civil Society

Informal Organizations in Tajik/Afghan Badakhshan

An unprecedented, rare study of Central Asian politics and their ramifications for the world

The Committee

A Study of Policy, Power, Politics and Obama’s Historic Legislative Agenda on Capitol Hill

2nd Edition, With a New Preface

A deftly crafted insider account of how congressional committees really work, updated for 2021