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APARC Center Overview 2004

January 2005

Shorenstein APARC's center overviews provide detailed information about Shorenstein APARC's mission, history, faculty, financial support, organizational structure, projects, and programs.

East Asia: Geopolitique into the Twenty-First Century - A Chinese View

June 1997

East Asia is a global geopolitical fault line, where historically great powers have interacted, collided, receded, and rebounded.

Madman Nuclear Alert: Secrecy, Signaling, and Safety in the October 1969 Crisis, The

April 2003

The history of the October 1969 alert demonstrates that even in this high-politics arena of nuclear diplomacy, presidential orders were actively fought against, sometimes manipulated or ignored,...

Japan-America Security Alliance: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century, The

January 1998

By almost any criterion of success—be it cost-effectiveness, risk-reward ratio, multipliereffects, or sheer longevity, the Japan America Security Alliance (JASA) stands out as one ofthe most...

Journal of Korean Studies, volume 9

October 2004

Between 1979 and 1992, the JKS became a leading academic forum for the publication of innovative in-depth research on Korea.

Arms Control without Treaties? Rethinking U.S.-Russian Strategic Negotiations in Light of the Duma-Senate Slowdown in Treaty Approval

February 1998

This report on non-binding, non-treaty approaches to arms control draws upon research and discussion at the Center for International Security and Arms Control during 1990 and 1991, after the Cold...

Building on the Basics: An Examination of High-Performance Computing Export Control Policy in the 1990s

November 1995

This paper reports the results of a study of the special export control regime for high-performance computers.

Chinese Perspectives on the South Asian Nuclear Tests

January 1999

India's nuclear tests in May 1998 shocked the world. On May 11 and 13, India conducted a total of five tests.

Does the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) require its non-nuclear-weapon members to permit inspection by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of nuclear activities that have not been reported to the IAEA?

April 1992

This analysis argues that the basic purpose of NPT safeguards—to verify compliance with an obligation not to "manufacture" nuclear weapons—could be easily thwarted if a non-nuclear-weapon party is...

Ending the Threat of Nuclear Attack

May 1997

Late last year, we noted the tenth anniversary of what was probably the most remarkable of all the meetings between an American president and his Soviet counterpart, the Reykjavik Summit of October...

Military Readiness and the Training of China's Sailors

July 1989

This study of the naval-training system grew out of our larger project on the development of China's strategic weapons.

Preventing Deadly Conflict: Strategies and Institutions

April 1998

Proceedings of a conference, "Preventing Deadly Conflict: Strategies and Institutions," held in Moscow Aug.

Nuclear Warfare

December 2008

Technology has always had a profound influence on the character of war.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Islamist Militancy in South Asia

January 2010

Throughout its history, Pakistan has deliberately used non-state actors as a strategy of asymmetric warfare against stronger adversaries such as India and the Soviet Union.

Recent Policy Influences on Rice Production

December 1991

This chapter reviews the complex set of relationships among rice strategies, policy instruments, economic variables, and food policy objectives as they have evolved since the early 1970s.

Wage Trends in Rice Production on Java: 1976-1988

August 1990

Lack of consensus among researchers in Indonesia concerning real wage trends in rice production has generated disagreement over rural labour market conditions on Java.

The Shang Dynasty, 1600 to 1050 BCE

October 2007

The Shang Dynasty marked the middle of China’s Bronze Age and was a dynasty that made great contributions to Chinese civilization.

To Comfort Always: Prospects of Expanded Social Responsibility for Long-Term Care

December 1996

Does government spend too little or too much on child care? How can education dollars be spent more efficiently? Should government's role in medical care increase or decrease?

Clinical Reminders Attached to Echocardiography Reports of Patients with Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Increase Use of Beta-Blockers: A Randomized Trial

June 2007

Background: Although beta-blockers are known to prolong survival for patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction, they are often underused.

Sovereignty: Organized Hypocrisy

December 1999

The acceptance of human rights and minority rights, the increasing role of international financial institutions, and globalization have led many observers to question the continued viability of the...

Asia-Pacific Research Center Year in Review 1998-1999, The

December 1999

Shorenstein APARC's center overviews provide detailed information about Shorenstein APARCs mission, history, faculty, financial support, organizational structure, projects, and programs.

Effects of Malpractice Pressure and Liability Reforms on Physicians' Perceptions of Medical Care, The

January 1997

We present four findings.

History and Principles of Managed Competition, The

December 1993

Managed competition in health care is an idea that has evolved over two decades of research and refinement.

Natural History of Patients with Single Vessel Disease Suitable for Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

December 1983

People

Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Philip Taubman Lecturer
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Abbas Milani Adjunct Professor Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Portrait of Prof. Andrew Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Gabrielle Hecht Gabrielle Hecht Senior Fellow Professor, History
Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian