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Politics and Culture in Contemporary Iran: Challenging the Status Quo

Politics and Culture in Contemporary Iran: Challenging the Status Quo

Abbas Milani and Larry Diamond, editors

Despite the relative calm apparent in Iran today, there is unmistakable evidence of political, social, and cultural ferment stirring beneath the surface. The authors of Politics and Culture in Contemporary Iran—a unique group of scholars, activists, and artists—explore that unrest and its challenge to the legitimacy and stability of the present authoritarian regime. Ranging from    More >

The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, 2nd edition

Raymond Hinnebusch and Anoushiravan Ehteshami, editors

This new edition of The Foreign Policies of Middle East States reflects the momentous events and shifting dynamics that have occurred in the region in the nearly fifteen years since the first edition was published. Working within a common analytical framework, the authors offer a theoretically grounded, systematic examination of the foreign policies of eleven states.    More >

The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, 2nd edition
Entrepreneurial Cuba: The Changing Policy Landscape

Entrepreneurial Cuba: The Changing Policy Landscape

Archibald R.M. Ritter and Ted A. Henken

During the presidency of Raúl Castro, Cuba has dramatically reformed its policies toward small private enterprises. Archibald Ritter and Ted Henken consider why—and to what effect. After reviewing the evolution of policy since 1959, the authors contrast the approaches of Fidel and Raúl Castro and explore in depth the responses of Cuban entrepreneurs to the new environment.    More >

Politics in East Asia: Explaining Change and Continuity

Timothy C. Lim

This systematic, innovative introduction to the dynamic politics and political economies of China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan teaches students how to think analytically, critically, and independently about the most significant developments in the region. The text offers in-depth coverage of the unique experiences of each country, all within the framework of an explicit    More >

Politics in East Asia: Explaining Change and Continuity
Inside African Politics

Inside African Politics

Pierre Englebert and Kevin C. Dunn

This state-of-the-art introduction to contemporary African politics has been carefully designed to provide not only thorough coverage of the full range of core topics, but also an awareness and understanding of key theoretical issues and controversies. Drawing on their extensive teaching and fieldwork experience, Pierre Englebert and Kevin Dunn offer:     • A    More >

The European Union and the Member States, 3rd Edition

Eleanor E. Zeff and Ellen B. Pirro, editors

Can the European Union survive repeated economic crises? If it survives, will it stay as it is or take on a new form? This new edition of The European Union and the Member States, fully revised and updated, addresses these questions as it explores the complex relationship between the EU and each of its now 28 members. The country chapters follow a common format, considering: How and in what    More >

The European Union and the Member States, 3rd Edition
 

NEWS AND NOTES

LRP acquisitions editor Carrie Broadwell-Tkach will be meeting with prospective authors at the Latin American Studies Association annual meeting in Puerto Rico this week (May 27-30). If you'd like to talk to her about your book project, please email her at abroadwell@rienner.com. To browse our latest Latin American studies books at the meeting, visit LASA's booth in the exhibit hall.
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