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1325 + 17 = ?: Filling in the Blanks of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda  

Kimberly Theidon

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Feb 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter focuses on the absence of certain marginal groups from the United Nations’ Women, Peace, and Security Agenda and suggests correctives to those exclusions. The chapter ... More

“A Force for Good”?: Paradoxes of Swedish Military Activism  

Lisbeth Aggestam and Adrian Hyde-Price

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Dec 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter examines the politics of Swedish military activism and the paradoxes they involve. Since the end of the Cold War, Sweden has been involved a range of international military ... More

African Union–United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)  

David Lanz

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Jul 2015
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Oct 2014
This chapter focuses on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), a peacekeeping mission created by the UN Security Council in July 2007 to protect civilians in ... More

American Alliances and Asia’s Regional Architecture  

Victor D. Cha

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
Realism’s confidence in predicting future conflictual power transitions in Asia between the United States and China underestimates the robustness of an emerging regional architecture. ... More

Anthropology and Forced Migration  

Dawn Chatty

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter examines the lived experience of forced migration and articulates anthropology’s unique contributions to the field of refugee and forced migration studies in documenting the ... More

Asia  

Anja Jetschke and Saori N. Katada

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Feb 2016
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Apr 2016
This chapter examines Asian regionalism and provides a survey of influential literature in a field that has become more important over the last decade. It argues that one of the most ... More

Asia’s Regional Security Institutions  

Alice D. Ba

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
This chapter highlights how, despite different polities, regional security institutions in Asia’s subregions are tied together by common institutional features, comprehensive security ... More

At the Cusp of Transformation: The Rajiv Gandhi Years, 1984–1989  

Srinath Raghavan

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
This chapter examines Indian foreign policy under Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi (1984–89). It argues that during these years, Indian foreign policy was significantly reoriented. Gandhi made ... More

Authoritarian Regimes  

Daniel Yuichi Kono

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May 2015
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Nov 2014
Many studies explain why trade policy varies between democracies and autocracies and among democracies themselves. In contrast, little is known about why trade policies vary across ... More

Authoritarian Regimes  

Oliver Schlumberger

This article first discusses the term “authoritarian regimes” and makes a claim for studying such regimes. An overview of the young but burgeoning research on authoritarian regimes ... More

Because I Am a Girl: The Emergence of Girls in Development  

Sarah E. Hendriks and Keshet Bachan

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Mar 2015
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Sep 2014
This chapter traces the emergence of girls as a distinct cohort of research, programming and activism within the field of international development. The historical achievements of the ... More

Beyond the State?: Are Transnational Regulatory Institutions Replacing the State?  

Walter Mattli

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Jun 2015
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Oct 2014
The regulatory role of the state is undergoing marked changes in key areas of the global economy. Globalization has revealed important procedural inadequacies and organizational limits of ... More

Big Questions in the Study of World Politics  

Robert O. Keohane

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
This article argues that students of world politics have an obligation to democratic publics to help them understand the most pressing problems of the current day. Yet this moral ... More

Bipolarity (and After)  

Jonathan Hopkin

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Nov 2015
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Feb 2016
This chapter charts the emergence and evolution of a broadly bipolar or majoritarian pattern of party competition and explains how, without any formal change to Italy’s constitutional ... More

Brazil: Fellow Traveler on the Long and Winding Road to  

Varun Sahni

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
The chapter analyzes India’s relations with Brazil in three distinct ways. Firstly, India–Brazil relations are analyzed in the historical context of India’s relations with Latin America. ... More

Burden Sharing and Refugee Protection  

Martin Gottwald

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter examines the language of burden sharing commonly used by the international community and argues that the very structures of the refugee protection regime account for the ... More

The Camel’s Nose: Women Infiltrate the Development Project  

Irene Tinker

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Mar 2015
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Apr 2014
The male-centric 1950s economic development paradigm promised progress to all. But aid agency programs often adversely affected women, promoting male privilege. Research showed women’s ... More

Capital, Environmental Degradation, and Economic Externalization  

Adrian Parr

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
Neo-liberal principles of individualism, privatization, consumption, and unconstrained choice underpinning advanced capitalism are rapidly becoming the predominant strategy used in ... More

Care and Social Reproduction: Some Reflections on Concepts, Policies and Politics from a Development Perspective  

Shahrashoub Razavi

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Mar 2015
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Sep 2014
The issue of care is as old as the family or society, yet it took a very long time for it to become a legitimate research subject and a relevant issue for public debate and policy making. ... More

CEDAW, Gender and Culture  

Mary Shanti Dairiam

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Mar 2015
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Jul 2014
This chapter presents the rationale for CEDAW, discussing its key features and strengths and examining barriers to its realization. Examples of the CEDAW review concluding observations are ... More

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