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Robert Art Kenneth Oye Harvey Sapolsky
Suzanne Berger Roger Petersen Edward Steinfeld
Owen Coté Barry Posen Judith Tendler
Diane Davis Karen Polenske John Tirman
Michael Fisher Balakrishnan Rajagopal Stephen Van Evera
Taylor Fravel Sharon Stanton Russell Jing Wang
Chappell Lawson Richard Samuels Bernd Widdig
Melissa Nobles Bishwapriya Sanyal Cindy Williams

Robert Art

  • Robert J. Art and Patrick M. Cronin, “Coercive Diplomacy” in Chester Crocker, Fen Hampson, and Pamela Aall, eds., Leasing the Dogs of War: Conflict Management In a Divided World (United States Institute of Peace Press, 2006).
  • With Louise Richardson, “Introduction,” and “Conclusions,” in Robert J. Art and Louise Richardson, Democracy and Counterterrorism: Lessons from the Past (Washington, D.C.:  United States Institute of Peace Press, 2006).
  • “Hans J. Morgenthau—The Visionary Realist,” in Christain Hacke, Gottfried-Karl Kinderman, and Kai Schellhorn, Hans J. Morgenthau—The Heritage, Challenge and Future of Realism (Bonn: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht Bonn University Press, 2005).
  • “Europe Hedges Its Security Bets,” in T.V. Paul and James J. Wirtz, Balance of Power Revisited:  Theory and Practice in the 21st Century (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004).
  • “Introduction,” in Robert Art and Patrick Cronin, The United States and Coercive Diplomacy (Washington, D.C.:  United States Institute of Peace Press, 2003).
  • “Coercive Diplomacy—What Do We Know?” in Robert Art and Patrick Cronin, The United States and Coercive Diplomacy (Washington, D.C.:  United States Institute of Peace Press, 2003).

Suzanne Berger

  • “Representation in Trouble, in P. Culpepper, et al., Changing France: How an Economy, Society and Polity are Transformed (New York: Routledge, 2005).
  • With Richard K. Lester, “Globalization and the future of the Taiwan miracle,” in Suzanne Berger and Richard K. Lester, eds., Global Taiwan (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2005).
  • “French Democracy without Borders?” in A. Le Gloannec, et al., Entre Kant et Kosovo (Presses de Sciences Po, 2003).
  • “Globalisierung und die Zukunft der Arbeit,” in W. Krull, Zukunftsstreit (Gottingen: 2000).
  • “Comments” in William Wallace, Regional Integration: Western Europe (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1995).

Owen Coté

  • “The Personnel Needs of the Future Force,” in Cindy Williams, Filling the Ranks: Transforming the U.S. Military Personnel System (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003).
  • “Buying ‘…From the Sea:’ A Defense Budget For a Maritime Strategy,” in Cindy Williams, Filling the Ranks: Transforming the U.S. Military Personnel System (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003).
  • “Appendix: A Primer on Fissile Materials and Nuclear Weapons Design,” in Graham Allison, et al., Avoiding Nuclear Anarchy (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996).
  • “Appendix: The Russian Nuclear Archipelago,” in Graham Allison, et al., Avoiding Nuclear Anarchy (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996).
  • With Ashton B. Carter, "Transport, Storage, and Dismantlement of Nuclear Weapons," in Graham T. Allison, Ashton B. Carter, Steven E. Miller & Phillip Zelikow, Cooperative Denuclearization: From Pledges to Deeds, CSIA Studies in Security No. 2, Harvard University, January 1993.

Diane Davis

  • "The Political and Economic Origins of Violence and Insecurity in Contemporary Latin America: Past Trajectories and Future Prospects," in Desmond Arias and Daniel Goldstein (eds.), Violent Democracies in Latin America: Toward an Interdisciplinary Reconceptualization, Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.
  • "From Avenida Reforma to the Torre Bicentenario: The Clash of "History" and "Progress" in the Making of Modern Mexico City." Pp. 55-84 in Linda A. Newson and John P. King (eds.), Mexico City Through History and Culture, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • "Divergent Epistemologies in the Search for Co-Existence: The Jerusalem 2050 Project" In Moshe Moaz (ed.), The Meeting of Civilizations: Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. (Brighton, UK and Portland,US: Sussex Academic Press), 2009.

  • “Contending Planning Cultures and the Built Environment in Mexico City,” in Bishwapriya Sanyal, Hybrid Cultures: Comparative Planning Cultures (Routledge, 2005).
  • “The State of the State in Latin American Sociology,” in Charles Wood and Bryan Roberts, Rethinking Development in Latin America (Pennsylvania State Press University, 2004).
  • “Reverberations: Mexico City’s 1985 Earthquake and the Transformation of the Capital,” in Lawrence Vale and Tom Campanella, The Resilient City (Oxford University Press, 2004).
  • With Arturo Alvarado, “Citizen Participation, Democratic Governance, and the PRD in Mexico City: The Challenge of Political Transition,” in Benjamin Goldfrank and Daniel Chavez, The Left and the City: Attempting Participatory Democracy in Latin America (London: Latin America Bureau, 2004).
  • “In Search of the Public Sphere: Local, National, and International Influences in the Planning of Downtown Mexico City, 1910-1950,” in Pablo Picatto and Cristina Sacristan, From the Calpulin to the Zocalo: Essays on the History of the Public Sphere in Mexico (Mexico City, Instituto Mora, 2004).

Michael Fisher

  • “Dialogue with Meron Benveniste and Salim Tamari,” in Philip Misselwitz and Tim Reiniets, City of Collision: Jerusalem and the Principles of Conflict Urbanism, (Birkhauser 2006).

Taylor Fravel

  • “Civil Military Relations and the Consolidation of Taiwan’s Democracy,” in Larry Diamond and Yun-han Chu, Challenges for Taiwan’s Democratic Consolidation, (forthcoming).
  • “The Evolution of China’s Military Strategy,” in David Finkelstein and James C. Mulvenon, China’s Changing Military Doctrine (Santa Monica: RAND Corp., 2005).
  • “The Revolution in Research Affairs: Online Sources for the Study of the PLA,” in James C. Mulvenon and Andrew N.D. Yang, Poverty of Riches: New Challenges and Opportunities in PLA Research, (Santa Monica: RAND Corp., 2003).

Chappell Lawson

  • With Sallie Hughes, “Latin America’s Post-Authoritarian Media Systems,” in Andrew Milton and Rachel May, (Un)Civil Societies: Human Rights and Democratic Transitions in Eastern Europe and Latin America (Landham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2005).
  • “Building the Fourth Estate: Media Opening and Democratization in Mexico,” in Kevin J. Middlebrook, The Dilemmas of Change in Mexican Politics (London: Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California at San Diego and the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London, 2004).
  • “Introduction,” “Political Reform, Electoral Participation, and the 2000 Elections” [with Joseph Klesner], “Television Coverage, Media Effects, and the 2000 Elections,” “Mexico’s Great Debates: The Televised Encounters of 2000 and Their Consequences,” and “Appendix,” in Jorge I. Domínguez and Chappell Lawson, Mexico’s Pivotal Democratic Election: Candidates, Voters, and the Presidential Campaign of 2000 (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2003).
  • “Why Cárdenas Won: The 1997 Elections in Mexico City,” in Jorge I. Domínguez and Alejandro Poiré, Toward Mexico’s Democratization: Parties, Campaigns, Elections, and Public
    Opinion (New York: Routledge, 1999).

Melissa Nobles

  • “Racial Categorizations and censuses,” in David I. Kertzer and Dominique Arel, Census and Identity: The Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Language in National Census (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2001).
  • “Issues in Census 2000: Racial Categorization,” in Alex Willingham, Beyond the Color Line? Race, Representation, and Community in the New Century (New York: NYU Brennan Law Center, 2001).
  • “Lessons from Brazil: The Ideational and Political Dimensions of Multiraciality,” in Joel Perlmann and Mary Waters, The New Race Question: How the Census Counts Multiracial Individuals (New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2002).

Kenneth Oye

  • With Peter Evans, “International Competition: Conflict and Cooperation in Export Financing,” in Gary Hufbauer and Rita Rodriguez, The Ex-Im Bank in the 21st Century (Institute for International Economics, 2001).
  • "Self-Interest and the Common Good in International Environmental Agreements," in Susan Hassol and John Katzenberger, Elements of Change 1995 (Aspen Global Change Institute, 1996).
  • "Explaining the End of the Cold War: Behavioral and Morphological Adaptations to the Nuclear Peace" in Thomas Risse Kappen and R. Ned Lebow, End of the Cold War & International Relations Theory (New York: Columbia, 1995).
  • With James Maxwell, "Self-Interest and Environmental Management,” in Robert O. Keohane and Elinor Ostrom, Heterogeneity and Collective Action (Sage, 1995).
  • "Managing the Trading System: A Commentary," in Peter Kenan, Managing the World Economy: Fifty Years After Bretton Woods (Institute for International Economics, 1994).

Roger Petersen

  • With David Laitin and John Slocum, “Language and the State: Russia and the Soviet Union in Comparative Perspective,” in Alexander J. Motyl, Thinking Theoretically About Soviet Nationalities (New York: Columbia University Press, 1992).
  • “Structures and Mechanisms in Comparison,” in Roger Petersen and John Bowen, Critical Comparisons in Politics and Culture (Cambridge University Press, 1999).
  •  “Conclusion,” in Zoltan Barany and Robert Moser, Ethnic Politics After Communism (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2005).
  •  “Memory and Cultural Schema: Linking Memory to Political Action,” in Francesca Cappolletto, ed., Memory and the Second World War: An Ethnographic Approach (Oxford: Berg, 2005).
  • With Vanda Felbab-Brown, “United States Social Science and Counter-Insurgency Policy in Colombia,” in Freddy Cante and Luisa Ortiz, Nonviolent Political Action in Colombia (Bogota: Universidad del Rosario, 2005).

Karen Polenske

  • "Competition, Collaboration, and Cooperation: an Uneasy Triangle in Networks of Firms and Regions," in Regional Competitiveness, edited by Ron Martin, Michael Kitson and Peter Tyler. (London: Routledge, 2006).
  • Leontief's Magnificent Machine and Other Contributions to Applied Economics," In Wassily Leontief and Input-Output Economics, edited by Erik Dietzenbacher and Michael L. Lahr. (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
  • With He Shiqiang, "Interregional Trade, the Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek Theorem, and Leontief's Paradox," in Input-Output Analysis: Frontiers and Extensions, Essays in Honor of Ronald E. Miller, edited by Erik Dietzenbacher and Michael Lahr (New York: Macmillan, 2001).
  • "Competitive Advantage of Regional Internal and External Supply Chains," in Essays in Honor of Benjamin H. Stevens, edited by Michael Lahr and Ronald E. Miller (Amsterdam: Elsevier Publishers, 2001).
  • With Xiannuan (James) Lin, "Energy-Use and Air-Pollution Impacts of China's Transportation Growth," in Energizing China: Reconciling Environmental Protection and Economic Growth, edited by Michael B. McElroy, Chris P. Nielsen, and Peter Lydon (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Harvard University Committee on Environment, 1998).

Barry Posen

  • “Command of the Commons: The Military Foundation of U.S. Hegemony,” in Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Cote, Jr., Sean M. Lynn-Jones and Steven E. Miller, New Global Dangers: Changing Dimensions of International Security, an International Security Reader (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004).
  • “The Security Dilemma and Ethnic Conflict,” in Andrew K. Hanami, Perspectives on Structural Realism (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).
  • "Urban Operations: Tactical Realities and Strategic Ambiguities," in Michael C. Desch, Soldiers in Cities: Military Operations on Urban Terrain (Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2001).
  • “U.S. Security Policy in a Nuclear-Armed World, or What if Iraq Had Had Nuclear Weapons?" in Victor A. Utgoff, The Coming Crisis: Nuclear Proliferation, U.S. Interests and World Order (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000).
  • "Explaining Military Doctrine," in Robert J. Art and Kenneth N. Waltz, The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics, Fifth Edition (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littfield, 1999).

Balakrishnan Rajagopal

  • Rajagopal, Balakrishnan, “Human Rights as Cultural Politics” in Sally Engle Merry and Mark Goodale (eds.), he Practice of Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

  • Rajagopal, Balakrishnan, “Judicial Governance and the Ideology of Human Rights: Reflections from a Social Movement Perspective” in C.Rajkumar and K.Chockalingam (eds.), Human Rights, Criminal Justice and Constitutional Empowerment: Essays in Honor of Justice V.R.Krishna Iyer (Oxford University Press, 2006).

  • Rajagopal, Balakrishnan, “From Modernization to Democratization: The Political Economy of the ‘New’ International Law,” in Richard Falk and R.B.J. Walker (eds.), Reframing International Law for the 21st Century (New York: Routledge, 2001).

Sharon Stanton Russell

  • With Charles B. Keely, "Asylum Policies in Developed Countries: National Security Concerns and Regional Issues, “in Alan B. Simmons, ed., International Migration, Refugee Flows and Human Rights in North America: The Impact of Free Trade and Restructuring (New York: Center for Migration Studies, 1995).
  • "Migration Patterns of U.S. Foreign Policy Interest,” in Michael S. Teitelbaum and Myron Weiner, eds., Threatened Peoples, Threatened Boarders: World Migration and U.S. Policy (New York and London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1995).           
  • "Policy Dimensions of Female Migration to the Arab Gulf," in International Migration Policies and the Status of Female Migrants (New York: United Nations, 1995, Sales No. E.95.XIII.10).
  • "Migration Between Developing Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America,” in Proceedings of the United Nations Expert Meeting on Population Distribution and Migration, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 18-22 January, 1993 (convened in preparation for the International Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, 5-14 September, 1994. (New York: United Nations, Publication No. ST/ESA/SER.R/133).
  • "International Migration, Fertility and Development,” in Robert Cassen, ed., Population and Development: Old Debates, New Conclusions (New Brunswick (USA) and Oxford (UK): Transaction Publishers, 1994).

Richard Samuels

  • “Payback Time: Japan-North Korea Economic Relations,” in C.Y. Ahn, N. Eberstadt, and Y.S. Lee, A New International Engagement Framework for North Korea?: Contending Perspectives (Washington, DC: Korean Economic Institute, 2004).
  • “When Leadership Failed,” in Irving Louis Horowitz, Civil Society and Class Politics: Essays on the Political Sociology of Seymour Martin Lipset (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 2004).
  • With William Keller, “Innovation and the Asian Economies” and “Continuity and Change in Asian Technology,” in W. Keller and R.J. Samuels, Innovation and Crisis: Asian Innovation after the Millennium (Cambridge University Press, 2003).
  • With Eric Heginbotham, “Japan,” in A. Friedberg and R. Ellings, Strategic Asia 2002-3: Asian Aftershocks (Seattle: National Bureau of Asian Research, 2002).
  • “Comparison and Collaboration: Questions and Quandaries,” in N. Tsuya and J. White, Collaboration and Comparison: Implementing the International Social Science Research Enterprise, Vol. 5 (New York: Social Science Research Council, 2002).

Bishwapriya Sanyal

  • "Similarity or Differences? What to Emphasize Now for Effective Planning Practice," for Crossing Borders: International Exchange and Planning Practices, Patsy Healey and Robert Upton, Eds., Routledge, 2009.
  • With M. Fawaz, “The Transformation of an Olive Grove: An Institutional Perspective from Beirut, Lebanon,” in N. Verma, Planning and Institutions (CUPR Press, 2003).
  • “From Dirt Road to Information Superhighway?” in J. Wheeler, Y. Aoyama, and B. Warf, Cities in the Telecommunications Age: The Fracturing of Geographies (Routledge, 1999).
  • “Beyond the Theory of Comparative Advantage: Political Imperatives of the Government-Nonprofit Relationship,” in C. Theodore Koebel, Shelter and Society (State University of New York Press, 1998).
  • “The Potential and Limits of the Social Economy: Lessons from the South” in J. Defourny and P. Develtere, The Social Economy of the North and South (Belgium: De Boeck Universite, 1998).
  • "Information Technology and Urban Poverty: The Role of Public Policy," in D. Schön, et al., High Technology and Low-Income Communities (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998).

Harvey Sapolsky

  • “Casualties, CNN, and Modern American Wars,” in Robert Pfaltzgraff and Richard Snyder, eds., The Role of Naval Forces in 21st Century Operations  (Washington, DC: Brassey’s, 2000).
  • With Eugene Gholz, “Private Arsenals: America’s Post Cold War Burden,” in A. Markusen and S. Costigan, eds., Arming The Future: A Defense Industry for the 21st Century (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 1999): 191-206.
  • “Overview,” in H. Sapolsky, R. Crane, R. Neuman, and E. Noam, eds., The Telecommunications Revolution (London, UK: Routledge, 1992).
  • With Stuart H. Altman, “Federal Health Problems: Overview,” and with Stanley S. Wallack, “The Veterans’ Health-Care System,” in Harvey Sapolsky and Stuart H. Altman, Federal Health Programs: Problems and Prospects (Lexington, MA: Heath, 1981).
  • “Overview” and “The Changing Politics of Cigarette Smoking,” in Harvey Sapolsky, ed., Consuming Fears: The Politics of Product Risks (NY: Basic Books, 1986).

Edward Steinfeld

  • “Painted Horses: Reform Culture and the Phenomenon of Partial Reform,” in China’s Market Visions, (forthcoming).
  •  “China’s Program of Debt-Equity Swaps: Government Failure or Market Failure,” in Yasheng Huang, Anthony Saich, and Edward S. Steinfeld, Financial Sector Reform in China (Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2005).
  • “Catching Up, Keeping Pace, or Falling Behind: Organizational Innovation, Networked Production, and the Contemporary Chinese Enterprise,” in Jean-Philippe Touffut, Institutions, Innovation and Growth: selected economic papers (London: Edward Elgar, 2003).

Judith Tendler

  • "Safety Nets and Service Delivery: What Are Social Funds Really Telling Us?" in Joseph S. Tulchin and Allison M. Garland, Social Development in Latin America: The Politics of Reform (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000).
  • “Why are Social Funds so Popular?” in Shahid Yusuf, Weiping Wu, and Simon Everett, Local Dynamics in the Era of Globalization, Companion Volume of the World Development Report 1999/2000 (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the World Bank, 2000).
  • “Disaggregation," in James W. McGuire, Rethinking Development in East Asia and Latin America (Los Angeles: Pacific Council on International Policy and the Center for International Studies of the University of Southern California, 1997).
  • "What to Think About Cooperatives: A Guide from Bolivia," in Sheldon Annis and Peter Hakim, Direct to Poor: Grassroots Development in Latin America (Boulder, Colorado and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1988).
  • "Providing Credit to Small Firms through Private Voluntary Organizations, UNO in Recife, Brazil," in Dennis Rondinelli and G. Shabbir, Urban Services in Developing Countries: Public and Private Roles in Urban Development (Macmillan Press, 1987).

John Tirman

  • “Introduction: the movement of people and the security of states,” in John Tirman, ed., The Maze of Fear: Security & Migration After September 11th (New York: New Press, 2004).
  • "Providing Resources for Peace," in J.P. Lederach, et al., eds., Into the Eye of the Storm (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002).

Stephen Van Evera

  • With Michael Salman and Kevin Sullivan, "Analysis or Propaganda? Measuring American Strategic Nuclear Capabilities, 1969-1984," and accompanying SIOP software, in Steven E. Miller and Lynn Eden, Nuclear Arguments: Understanding the Strategic Nuclear Arms and Arms Control Debates (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1989).
  • "Reagan Administration Defense Policy: Departure from Containment," in Kenneth A. Oye, Robert J. Lieber and Donald Rothschild, Eagle Defiant: U.S. Foreign Policy in the 1980s (Boston: Little, Brown, 1983).

Jing Wang

  • "Who Am I?: Questions of Voluntarism in the Paradigm of Socialist Alienation," Tani E. Barlow, New Asian Marxisms (London and Durham: Duke University Press, 2002).
  • "Introduction," in Cinema and Desire. Ed. Jing Wang and Tani Barlow (London and New York: Verso, 2002).
  • "A Critical Introduction: The Chinese 'Popular'—Agendas and Methodologies," in Jing Wang, The State Question and Chinese Popular Culture, A special issue in positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Spring 2001).

Bernd Widdig

  • “'Ein herber Kultus des Männlichen': Männerbünde um 1900,” in Walter Erhart, Britta Herrmann, eds., Wann ist der Mann ein Mann? Theoretische und Historische Perspektiven der Männlichkeit (Stuttgart: Metzler Verlag, 1996): 235-248.
  • “Tägliche Sprengungen: Elias Canetti und die Inflation,” in Michael Krüger, ed., Einladung zur Verwandlung. Essays zu Elias Canettis 'Masse und Macht'  (München: Hanser Verlag, 1995): 128-150.

Cindy Williams

  • “Improving the Military Personnel System,” in Thomas H. Stanton and Terry Buss, Making Government Effective: Meeting the Challenge of September 11 (M.E. Sharpe, 2005).
  • “Introduction,” and “Conclusions and Recommendations,” in Cindy Williams, Filling the Ranks: Transforming the U.S. Military Personnel System (MIT Press, 2004).
  • “Defense Policy for the 21st Century,” in Robert J. Lieber, Eagle Rules? Foreign Policy and American Primacy in the 21st Century (New York: Prentice-Hall, 2001).
  • "The Future of U.S. Strategic Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence," in Michele A. Flournoy, Nuclear Weapons after the Cold War: Guidelines for U.S. Policy (Harper Collins, 1993).


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