Altered States: International Relations, Domestic Politics, and Institutional Change

Altered States: International Relations, Domestic Politics, and Institutional Change

By: Andrew P. Cortell (editor), Susan Peterson (editor), David Richards (contributor), C. S. Eliot Kang (contributor), Darren G. Hawkins (contributor), Lisa Conant (contributor), Wenk Wenk (contributor), Jeffrey T. Checkel (contributor), Smith Smith (contributor), Eva Busza (contributor)Paperback

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Combining theory with solid empirical research-including archival evidence and interviews-the contributors explore the causes and consequences of institutional transformation in the United States, Western and Eastern Europe, Russia and the former Soviet Republics, and Cuba. Altered States highlights the dynamic and interactive relationship between national political institutions and reform-minded policy entrepreneurs, a perspective that will interest scholars and policy makers alike.

About Author

Andrew P. Cortell is Assistant Professor in the Department of International Affairs at Lewis and Clark College. Susan Peterson is Associate Professor of Government at the College of William and Mary. She is the author of Crisis Bargaining and the State (1996).


Chapter 1 Agents, Structures, and Domestic Institutional Change Chapter 2 European Judicial Review and National Institutional Change Chapter 3 Explaining the Lack of Institutional Change in Cuba Chapter 4 Altering the U.S. State: Post-Vietnam Changes in Foreign Policy Authority Chapter 5 Institutional Change and Post-Communist States: The Transformation of Civilian Control in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Russia Chapter 6 Institutional Dynamics in Collapsing Empires: Domestic Structural Change in the USSR, Post-Soviet Russia, and Independent Ukraine Chapter 7 Institutionalizing the Regulation of Inward Foreign Direct Investment Chapter 8 Breaking the Policy Bias: Windows of Opportunity and the Realignment of Structural Constraints in Three Government Departments Chapter 9 The Causes and Consequences of Institutional Change

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739106068
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 250
  • ID: 9780739106068
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 0739106066

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