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Inside China’s Grand StrategyThe Perspective from the People's Republic

Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Ye Zicheng

Guoli Liu (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China's enormous size, vast population, abundant natural resources, robust economy, and modern military suggest that it will emerge as a great world power. This book offers unique insights about the ... More

Integral PluralismBeyond Culture Wars

Integral Pluralism: Beyond Culture Wars

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125718
eISBN:
9780813135397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125718.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In addition to war, terrorism, and unchecked military violence, modernity is also subject to less visible but no less venomous conflicts. Global in nature, these “culture wars” exacerbate the ... More

Killing TraditionInside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Killing Tradition: Inside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125282
eISBN:
9780813135007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125282.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting, with its ... More

Korean Democracy in TransitionA Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

HeeMin Kim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As Asian countries emerge as global economic powers, many undergo fundamental political transformations. This book evaluates the past thirty years of political change in South Korea, including the ... More

The Mind of EmpireChina's History and Modern Foreign Relations

The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Christopher A. Ford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the last century, no other nation has grown and transformed itself with such zeal as China. With a booming economy, a formidable military, and a rapidly expanding population, China is emerging as ... More

North Korea and the WorldHuman Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Walter C., Jr. Clemens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With more than twenty-five million citizens, a secretive totalitarian dictatorship, and active nuclear and ballistic missile weapons programs, North Korea presents some of the world’s most difficult ... More

Obama at WarCongress and the Imperial Presidency

Obama at War: Congress and the Imperial Presidency

Ryan C. Hendrickson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160948
eISBN:
9780813165462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160948.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

As the United States faces new foreign threats and security challenges, U.S. foreign-policy makers continue to find novel ways of using military force abroad. During the Obama presidency, the United ... More

One Nation Under SiegeCongress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Jocelyn J. Evans

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, America's political institutions underwent radical changes as they adapted to comprehensive security reforms. While the media exhaustively covered new ... More

The Political Thought of Henry David ThoreauPrivatism and the Practice of Philosophy

The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Jonathan McKenzie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a fresh interpretation of Henry Thoreau’s political theory through a comprehensive interpretation of public and private writings. While recent critics have opened new vistas in ... More

The Price of China's Economic DevelopmentPower, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Zhaohui Hong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Taking advantage of interdisciplinary research in economics, sociology, political science, and history, this book supplies another analytical dimension of China’s development since 1978 by offering a ... More

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