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Architects of Occupation

April 2017

The Allied occupation of Japan is remembered as the "good occupation." An American-led coalition successfully turned a militaristic enemy into a stable and democratic ally.

History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia: Divided Memories

December 2011

Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy.

The Impact of Administrative Power on Political and Economic Developments: Toward a Political Economy of Implementation

December 2008

Why did limited government and 'constitutionalism' (the rule of law, constitutional rules, and political representation) evolve in some societies but not others?

Divided Memories and Reconciliation: A Progress Report

September 2008

In February 2008, an international conference was convened at Stanford University at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center to examine the role of high school history textbooks in the...

Electoral Systems and Democracy

July 2006

The newest volume in the acclaimed Journal of Democracy series addresses electoral systems and democracy.

What Went Wrong and Right in Iraq

December 2005

Bestselling author Francis Fukuyama brings together esteemed academics, political analysts, and practitioners to reflect on the U.S.

Imperial Designs, Empirical Dilemmas: Why Foreign-Led State Building Fails

June 2005

Proponents of foreign-led state building or shared sovereignty arrangements have exaggerated the ability of powerful states to foster institutions in developing countries.

Standardizing and Globalizing the Nation-State

November 2004

In the course of comparative research and consulting work, one comes across many examples of local policies and preferences that clearly reflect worldwide fashions.

Germany and Japan: Binding versus Autonomy

December 2003

After the devastation of World War II, Germany and Japan built national capitalist institutions that were remarkably successful in terms of national reconstruction and international competitiveness...

The Liberty Doctrine: Reclaiming the Purpose of American Power

April 2002

The immediate response of President Bush and his administration to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States was superb, both purposeful and principled a military,...

Political Parties and Democracy

December 2001

Political parties are one of the core institutions of democracy.

Organized Hypocrisy in nineteenth-century East Asia

August 2001

Every international system or society has a set of rules or norms that define appropriate behaviors. These norms are, however, never obeyed in an automatic fashion.

Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea

December 2000

Having undergone a transition from military authoritarian rule in 1987, Korea quickly became the most powerful democracy in East Asia other than Japan.

The United States and the Republic of China, 1949-1978: Suspicious Allies

February 2000

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

Debt Relief

January 2000

At the Gleneagles summit in July 2005, the heads of state from the G-8 countries - the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United Kingdom - called on the...

Show of Force: The PLA and the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait Crisis

January 1999

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

Foreword, "Global Warning: Debating International Developments in New Public Financial Management"

December 1998

The book is intended for a wide audience and has been written in a style which is readily accessible to people from many different disciplines.Cappelen Akademisk Forlag (a leading Norwegian...

Vision, Interest, and Uncertainty

December 1997

In 1992, a year before his death, Yasusuke Murakami published in Japanese An Anti-Classical Political-Economic Analysis: A Vision for the Next Century (English translation, Stanford, 1996).

The Limits to Competition

December 1995

How can Europe, the United States, and Japan stop the technological, trade, and financial war on which they have increasingly and wastefully embarked?

Comment on "Foreign Aid and Burdensharing" by S. Islam

December 1993

As Japan's newfound economic power leads to increased political power, there is concern that Japan may be turning East Asia into a regional economic bloc to rival the U.S. and Europe.

Reexamining Democracy: Essays in Honor of Seymour Martin Lipset

July 1992

No living political scientist or sociologist is more frequently cited by other scholars than Seymour Martin Lipset.

People

Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Maiko Ichihara Visiting Scholar, CDDRL