Taxability, Protection, and the State
Gehlbach, Scott (2004-11-19)
The state,writes Douglass North, trades a group of services, which we shall call protection and justice, for revenue. This paper explores the possibility that an efficient trade may not be possible, while providing an ...
The Effect of Regional Institutionalization on Violent Conflict: A Shaky Kantian Leg?
Haftel, Yoram (2004-03-01)
Are more institutionalized international organizations more effective in mitigating militarized interstate disputes? Realists expect no independent effect of international organizations on such disputes, regardless their ...
Demographic Change in the Arab Region and Its Sociopolitical Implications
Casterline, John (2004-04-19)
John Casterline is Senior Associate, Policy Research Division of the Population Council and has held positions at Brown University (1988-94) and the World Fertility Survey in London, U.K. Most of his research focuses ...
Stalled Peace: The Bush Administration and the Middle East
Ross, Dennis (2004-05-12)
Ambassador Dennis Ross is director and Ziegler distinguished fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. For more than twelve years, Ambassador Ross played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the ...
Balancing Under Near Unipolarity: American Power and the New Balance of Power Dynamics
Paul, T.V. (2005-04-18)
Paul's recent work seeks to answer a couple of questions fundamental to the study of international security: is the balance of power historically unique? Is balancing possible in contemporary period given the imbalance ...
Is Terrorism Morally Distinctive?
Scheffler, Sam (2005-05-09)
Thoughts on the Cultural History of Politics and Foreign Policy
Dean, Robert (2005-05-13)
Israeli and Palestinians: Prospects for Peace and Security
Galnoor, Itzhak (2004-10-14)
Itzhak Galnoor is the Herbert Samuel Professor of Political Science at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor Galnoor has served on the Executive Committee of the International Political Science Association. He wrote ...
The Odd Couple: Leaders in Italian and Japanese History
Samuels, Richard (2004-10-19)
An excerpt from Richard J. Samuels, Machiavelli’s Children: Leaders and their Legacies in Italy and Japan, Cornell University Press 2003, p. 2: In this book, I conceive of leaders as political actors who have a greater ...
Responsibility and Global Labor Justice
Young, Iris Marion (2004-10-21)
Iris Marion Young is Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. She is affiliated with the Gender Studies Center and the Human Rights program. Her research interests are in contemporary political theory, ...