The authors discuss how current legal developments raise complications and may limit the ability of researchers to work on terrorism and conflict topics.
The author reviews Notes on a Century: Reflection of a Middle East Historian by Bernard Lewis with Buntzie Ellis Churchill.
The author reviews Why Nations Fail, by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson.
The differing relationship of African American and American Indian populations with the federal and state governments has shaped their mortality rates in significantly different ways.
We examine the ability of pre-election polls to aggregate information about voter preferences.
Describes how democracy in South Korea has turned obstacles into opportunities for reform and development.
Describes the further integration of East European nations into the European Union and the steps the U.S. should take to ensure its success.
This study examines the reconstruction by the United Nations of Kosovo's internal security infrastructure from 1999 to 2004.
This paper speculates about the future of the environmental movement as a function of its increasing use of network forms of organization and related strategies and technologies attuned to the information age.
This chapter assesses Hu Jintao's emergence as a "national security leader."
This article follows Hong Kong through its 1997 transition from British to Chinese rule and the consequences of this new “executive-led government” created by Beijing, London and Hong Kong’s local business establishment.
Explores the concept of protected values--absolute values that people resist trading off with other values, particularly economic ones.
Representative applications of demographic analysis in political redistricting and the legal challenges to local election systems that sometimes ensue
This article illustrates how such analysis can inform--and potentially confuse--judicial review in Section 2 voting rights claims.
The authors review earlier tests and purpose several new tests of two rival hypotheses concerning the drawing of lines for congressional districts.