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Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Donald L. Horowitz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300254365
eISBN:
9780300258097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300254365.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The process of making a new constitution often begins in conditions that are not optimal for careful consideration of the process of constitution making and its objectives. Emphasizing the need for a ... More

Hidden LawsHow State Constitutions Stabilize American Politics

Hidden Laws: How State Constitutions Stabilize American Politics

Robinson Woodward-Burns

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248692
eISBN:
9780300258288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248692.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States is home to the world’s oldest national constitution. Stability defines the document. Americans have never convened to replace the Constitution and rarely amended or fundamentally ... More

Intentions in Great Power PoliticsUncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Sebastian Rosato

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can great powers be confident that their peers have benign intentions? States that trust each other can live at peace; those that mistrust each other are doomed to compete for arms and allies and may ... More

Drugs and ThugsThe History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Drugs and Thugs: The History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Russell Crandall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300240344
eISBN:
9780300255874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300240344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How can the United States chart a path forward in the war on drugs? This book uncovers the full history of this war that has lasted more than a century. The book provides an essential view of the ... More

Overcoming NecessityEmergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

Overcoming Necessity: Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

Thomas P. Crocker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300181616
eISBN:
9780300182217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181616.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Using emergency as a cause for action ultimately leads to an almost unnoticed evolution in the political understanding of presidential powers. The Constitution of the United States, however, was ... More

Public Freedoms in the Islamic State

Public Freedoms in the Islamic State

Rached Ghannouchi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300211528
eISBN:
9780300252859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211528.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The author of this book has long been known as a reformist or moderate Islamist thinker. In this book he argues that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—in its broad outlines—meets with wide ... More

That Is Not Who We Are!Populism and Peoplehood

That Is Not Who We Are!: Populism and Peoplehood

Rogers M. Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300229394
eISBN:
9780300252897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Authoritarian nationalist movements labeled “populist” are advancing xenophobic, intolerant “stories of peoplehood” to justify repression and exclusions in many nations today. That Is Not Who We Are! ... More

The Third Walpurgis NightThe Complete Text

The Third Walpurgis Night: The Complete Text

Karl Kraus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300236002
eISBN:
9780300252804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236002.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Now available in English for the first time, this book was written in immediate response to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933 but withheld from publication for fear of reprisals against Jews trapped ... More

Sovereignty, RIP

Sovereignty, RIP

Don Herzog

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247725
eISBN:
9780300252873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Social order requires a sovereign: an actor with unlimited, undivided, and unaccountable authority. Or so the classic theory says. But without noticing, we've gutted the theory. Constitutionalism ... More

DragonomicsHow Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy

Dragonomics: How Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy

Carol Wise

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300224092
eISBN:
9780300252378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224092.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the impact of Chinese growth on Latin America since the early 2000s. Some twenty years ago, Chinese entrepreneurs headed to the Western Hemisphere in search of profits and ... More

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