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From Precaution to ProfitContemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Montreal Protocol has been cited as the most successful global agreement, responsible for phasing out the use of ozone-depleting substances. However, this book argues that the Montreal Protocol ... More

The Global War for Internet Governance

The Global War for Internet Governance

Laura DeNardis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300181357
eISBN:
9780300182118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Internet has transformed the manner in which information is exchanged and business is conducted, arguably more than any other communication development in the past century. Despite its wide reach ... More

The Impossibility of PalestineHistory, Geography, and the Road Ahead

The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead

Mehran Kamrava

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215625
eISBN:
9780300220858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215625.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “two-state solution” is the official policy of Israel, the United States, the United Nations, and the Palestinian Authority alike. However, this book argues that Israel's “state-building” process ... More

Income InequalityWhy It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Income Inequality: Why It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Matthew P Drennan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300209587
eISBN:
9780300216349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209587.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book tells two stories. First, it shows that rising income inequality played a major role in causing the financial crisis and Great Recession of 2008-2009. While others have argued that rising, ... More

A Mere MachineThe Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

A Mere Machine: The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

Anna Harvey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300171112
eISBN:
9780300199192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Introductory textbooks on American government tell us that the Supreme Court is independent from the elected branches and that independent courts better protect rights than their more deferential ... More

Mobilizing InclusionTransforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa Garcia Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166781
eISBN:
9780300167399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Which get-out-the-vote efforts actually succeed in ethnoracial communities and why? Analyzing the results from hundreds of original experiments, this book offers a new theory to explain why some ... More

Modernization and Its Political ConsequencesWeber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Hans Blokland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

People's capacity to give meaning and direction to social life is an essential dimension of political freedom. Yet many citizens of Western democracies believe that this freedom has become quite ... More

Nation of DevilsDemocratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience

Nation of Devils: Democratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience

Stein Ringen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300193190
eISBN:
9780300199017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193190.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers a thought-provoking meditation on the art of democratic rule: how does a government persuade the people to accept its authority? Every government must make unpopular demands of its ... More

Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Khrushchev

William Taubman, Sergei Khrushchev, and Abbott Gleason (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300076356
eISBN:
9780300128093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300076356.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

What was known about Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev during his career was strictly limited by the secretive Soviet government. Little more information was available after he was ousted and became a ... More

No Freedom without RegulationThe Hidden Lesson of the Subprime Crisis

No Freedom without Regulation: The Hidden Lesson of the Subprime Crisis

Joseph William Singer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300211672
eISBN:
9780300216578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211672.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The subprime crisis teaches us that neither private property nor the free market can exist without regulation. Markets are defined by a legal framework that sets minimum standards for social and ... More

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