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When Victory Is Not an Option
Islamist Movements in Arab Politics
Nathan J. Brown
In When Victory Is Not an Option, Nathan J. Brown focuses on Islamist movements in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, and Palestine, showing that uncertain benefits lead to uncertain changes.



At Home with the Diplomats
Inside a European Foreign Ministry
Iver B. Neumann
There is a vast gulf between the public face of diplomacy and the opinions and actions that take place behind embassy doors. In At Home with the Diplomats, Iver B. Neumann offers unprecedented access to the inner workings of a foreign ministry.



Making and Faking Kinship
Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea
Caren Freeman
This book depicts acts of "counterfeit kinship," false documents, and abandoning spouses and children as strategies implemented by disenfranchised people in China and Korea to gain mobility within the region's changing political...



Rebel Rulers
Insurgent Governance and Civilian Life during War
Zachariah Cherian Mampilly
When insurgents take and hold territory, they can develop systems of governance that deliver public services to civilians under their control. This book reflects Zachariah Cherian Mampilly's extensive fieldwork in rebel-controlled...



Betting on Biotech
Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State
Joseph Wong
Joseph Wong examines the emerging biotechnology sector in Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.



Food Policy for Developing Countries
The Role of Government in Global, National, and Local Food Systems
Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Derrill D. Watson II
A "social entrepreneurship" approach to food policy analysis that calls on a wide variety of disciplines (economics, nutrition, sociology, anthropology, environmental science, medicine, and geography).



The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma
Why Election Observation Became an International Norm
Susan D. Hyde
Examining whether election monitoring is an effective way to promote democracy or simply a means to legitimize electoral...



Embryo Politics
Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies
Thomas Banchoff
A comprehensive overview of political struggles about embryo research over four decades in four countries.



Fields of Combat
Understanding PTSD among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
Erin P. Finley
Understanding PTSD among today's veterans and how it is handled by the military and VA system.



Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine
Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It
Terry L. Leap
Confronting medical fraud and its economic, psychological, and social costs.



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