DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT
FOR JULY 1, 2004 TO JUNE 30, 2005
“The Secular Bias of Ideology Studies and the Problem of Islamism,” Journal of Political Ideologies 10:1 (February 2005), pp. 75-93.
“Shahrur’s Reformation,” Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques 30:3 (Fall 2004), pp. 445-67.
Political Thought,” in Handbook of
Political Theory, ed. Gerald F. Gaus and Chandran Kukathas (
Review of Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi‘, Contemporary
Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History,
Prolonged Labour: The
Slow Birth of New Labour
March 25 2005).
Editor, Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches (
“Paradigms of Explanation”, in D.
Coates (ed), Varieties
of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches’,
“Conclusion: choosing between
paradigms – a personal view”, in D. Coates (ed), Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of
“Consequences of the
Review of Steven Harmon Wilson, The Rise of Judicial Management in the
“Special Prosecutors and Independent Counsels.” In Watergate and the Resignation of
Richard Nixon,” in Harry P. Jeffrey and Thomas Maxwell-Long, eds. Congressional Quarterly Press 2004, pp. 47-61.
“ Public Scholarship and Faculty Role Conflict, ” Co-authored with Jill McMillan,
Higher Education Exchange (May 2005): 17-23.
“Constitutional and Political Change in
(Inclusive Political Institutions for
“Rajyako Punarsamrachana ra Samabeshi Prajatantra” (Restructuring the State and Inclusive Democracy), Kathmandu, Mulyankan Monthly, 22: 123, Asoj (September-October), pp. 24-29, in Nepali . Republished in online journal Development Nepal, 2004: 3, July-September, www.developmentalnepal.com
A Proposal for Semi Proportional
Rajyako Punasamrachanako Saidantik Auochitya (Theoretical Rationale for the
of the State),
“Field of Dreams: An Overview of the Practice and Study of Taiwan’s Foreign Policy,” Issues & Studies 40(3-4), Sept./Dec. 2004, pp.137-182.
Review of Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National
Security (David Cole and James X. Dempsey, the
New Press, 2002),
Review of China’s Use of Military Force: Beyond the Great Wall and the Long March (Andrew Scobell, Cambridge University Press, 2003), Perspectives on Politics, 2(3), Sept. 2004, pp. 640-642.
El legado de las violaciones de los derechos humanos en el Cono Sur. Argentina, Chile y Uruguay. La Plata: Ediciones al Margen, 2005.
“Israel and the Escape Victims of Military Repression in Argentina”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder, Soziologia Israelit (“Israeli Sociology”, in Hebrew), vol. 6 no. 2 (2005), pp. 233-263.
“From Argentina to Israel: Escape, Evacuation and Exile”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder , Journal of Latin American Studies (UK), vol. 37, no. 2 (2005), pp. 1-27,
Democracy and Effective Institutions: Democratic Practice in Contemporary Latin
America” in Raanan Rein and Carlos Waisman, eds. Transitions
from Authoritarianism to Democracy: The Cases of
Times Once Again: Representative Democracy and Countervailing Trends in Iberoamerica”. Iberoamericana (
O legado das violações dos direitos humanos no cono sul. Sao Paulo: Editora Perspectiva, 2004, series Estudos 208, 388 pp.
Israel 2003 – Negociaciones y conflicto. Caracas: Ediciones de CAIV, December 2004 (100pp.) Transcripts of a seminar for foreign affairs journalists of Venezuelan media, conducted with Mario Sznajder.
“De Argentina a Israel: Escape y exilio”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder, pp. 157-185 in Pablo Yankelevich, ed. Represión y destierro. Itinerarios del exilio argentino. La Plata, Argentina: Ediciones al Margen, 2004.
“Democracia representativa, partidos y prácticas políticas”, in Ana Maria Rico de Alonso, ed. Bogota, Colombia, América Latina: sistema político y cultura política. Bogotá: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2004.
“Incertezas coletivas, identidades pessoais: Uma visão da perspectiva das ciências sociais” (Identities and Uncertainties: A Social Science Perspective). Cadernos de línguas e literatura hebraica (Sao Paulo: Universidade de Sao Paulo), no. 4 (2004), pp. 9-26 (in Portuguese).
“Electoral System, Coalitional Disintegration
and Democracy in
“Sistema electoral, desintegración de coaliciones y democracia en Chile: ¿El fin de la Concertación?” Revista de Ciencia Política 24:1 (2004), pp. 58-80.
“Imagining Darwinism” in Bart Schultz and Georgios Varouxakis (eds.), Utilitarianism
and Empire (
"English Political Theory in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" in Gerald Gaus and Chandran Kukathas (eds.), Handbook of Political Theory (Sage Publications, 2004)
Introduction (with Konrad
H. Jarausch), Two
Germanies (1961-1989), Vol. 9: German History in
Documents and Images: 1961-1989.
“German Policymaking and the Reform
Gridlock,” in David P. Conradt et al., eds., Precarious Victory: The 2002 German Federal Election and Its Aftermath.
“German Politics: Patterns of Continuity and Change,” West European Politics 27, 5 (November 2004), pp. 964-70.
Paper: “The Emergence and Submergence of Women in the Political Discourse of Arab
Nationalists and Islamists,” workshop on “Women’s Activism and the Public Sphere: Local/Global Linkages” at the Mediterranean Social and Political Research Meeting, the European University Institute, Florence, Italy, March 16-20, 2005.
Paper: “Theorizing Gender and its Absence in Arab Debates
over Civil Society,”
Social Science Research Council and
Paper : “Blair’s War in
Keynote address: “The category
of labour: its continued relevance in social theory,”
conference on ‘The Condition of Labour in the
Twenty-first Century’, Political Economy Research Centre,
Paper: “Strengthening the Political Safeguards of Federalism: The Fate of Recent Federalism Legislation in the U.S. Congress,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, September 2004.
“Legislative and Executive Governance in the U.S. Federal System,”
presented at a Forum of Federations Conference on “A Global Dialogue on
Federalism: Legislative and Executive Governance,” University of Melbourne Law
Paper: “Never the Same? American National Identity Before and After
9/11,” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association,
Paper: Presented with Jill McMillan. “Contexts for Deliberation: Experimenting with
Democracy in the Classroom, on Campus, and in the Community,” Southern States
Communication Association Annual
Deliberative Democracy Seminar,
“Current Pakistani Politics,” Conference on
“Negotiating Faculty Governance without Collective Bargaining: Seeking Administrative Accountability,”
American Association of University Professors,
Paper: “The Ethnic Dimension of the Maoist
Insurgencies: Comparative Study of Peru,
Presentation: “The Maoists, Monarchy, and Democracy: Reform Agenda for Settling Conflict and Democratization in Nepal,” presented on May 4th at Emory University and on May 14th at George Mason University; to be delivered during the annual convention of Association of Nepalis in America in Dallas on July 2-4
Presentation: “Cross-Strait Relations and Domestic Politics in
Presentation, “The Recent Development of the Taiwan-US-China
Relations,” NC Chapter, of the Chinese-American Academic and Professional
Association in Southeastern United States,
Discussant, "New Issues in Mainland China and Taiwan," 46th annual meeting of the American Association for Chinese Studies, Williamsburg, VA, Oct. 22-24, 2004.
Chair, “Regional Security and Cross-Strait Relations,” 46th annual meeting of the American Association for Chinese Studies, Williamsburg, VA, Oct. 22-24, 2004.
Presentation: "Round Table on the Reformation of Party Politics in Taiwan in the Aftermath of the 2004 Presidential Election," 46th annual meeting of the American Association for Chinese Studies, Williamsburg, VA, Oct. 22-24, 2004.
Discussant, "Constitutional Reform" at the 2004
Presentation: “Cross-Strait Relations after the 2004
Presidential Election," Chinese-American Academic and Professional
Association in Southeastern United States,
Paper: “Exile of Argentineans to
Presentation: “Problems of interpretation and implementation in the realm of human-rights,” International seminar on Civil Society, Democracy and Human-Rights, organized by the Graduate program in Political and Social Sciences of the UNAM, the UNESCO cathedra of Human-Rights and the Mexican Commission of HR, , Mexico City, November 2004.
Research Institute Jose Maria Luis Mora,
Co-Organizer: 36th World Congress of Sociology,
organized by the International Institute of Sociology, with Carlos Waisman of session on New economic policies and the quality
of democracy: The Latin American Experience.
Universidad Hebraica of
Presentation: “U.S. - Latin American Relations: Terror, the Cold War and Persistent Patterns in Interamerican Affairs,” for the series “Changing Regional Politics in the 21st Century,” sponsored by the Center for Legislative Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC, February 23, 2005.
Paper: “Political Recruitment, Candidate
Selection, and the Performance of Democratic Regimes,”for
the research symposium “Hacia el fortalecimiento de la gobernabilidad democrática: Situación y perspectivas
Presentation: “The Legacy of
Paper: With Scott Morgenstern, “Political
Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America: A Framework for Analysis” at the XXVth Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in
Paper: With Scott Morgenstern, “Analyzing Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America” for the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, September 2-5, 2004.
Smith, Kathy B.
Panel Participant: “The Presidency, Representation, and Communications Operations,’’ at the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 8-10, 2005.
Presentation: “Problems in Interpreting Popper,” Thursday
Seminar, Centre for the Study Political Ideologies,
“Exile and Interpretation: The Case of Karl Popper, Part
I,” Department of Politics,
Presentation: “Exile and Interpretation: The Case of Karl
Popper, Part II,”
Presentation: “International Politics and Victorian Practical Reasoning,” Workshop on Victorian International Thought, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK (July, 2004)
Paper: “When Discourse Trumps Policies: Transitional
Justice in Unified
Grant reviewer for US Department of Education
Board member, American Institute of Maghribi Studies
Editorial Board, Historical Materialism
Editorial Board, The Socialist Register
Editorial Board, Journal of Transatlantic Studies
Editorial Board, Journal of British Politics
Member, Graduate Student Paper Awards Committee, Foreign Policy Section of the American Political Science Association
Consultant, Krispen Culbertson and Associates
Contributing Editor, Asian Affairs (
Secretary, American Institute of
Member Board of Trustees, American
Member, Kashmir Study Group.
Consultant, Council on Foreign Relations
Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science
Advisory Board, Journal of Asian and African Studies
Papel Politico (
Member of editorial board of Eshkolot, academic publishing venture on the social sciences in Hebrew, since October 2004.
Part of the international advisory panel of proposals for the joint Brazilian-Argentinean program of Academic development in the humanities and social sciences.
Reviewer of research proposals for the Argentine council of High learning.
Member of the international academic board of the graduate program in Cultural
Diversity of The Universidad Tres de Febrero, in
Evaluator of new course on Latin America for the Open
Reviewer of manuscripts for several journals: Comparative Politics, Politics and Policy.
Member of promotions committees in social and behavioral sciences of the
Contributing Editor, The Handbook of Latin American Studies, Hispanic Division, The Library of Congress
Member, Editorial Board, Revista de Ciencia Politica
Conference Committee, John Stuart Mill
Executive Committee, International Society for Utilitarian Studies
Member, Editorial Board, German Studies Review
Member, Executive Board, German Studies Association
Member, Search Committee for New Executive Director, German Studies Association.
$ 13,600 “Cross Ideological Alliances in the Arab Region: Strategic Framing and Ideological Transformation.” Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
$ 11,990 “The
$183,600 “Building Administrative Capacity in Bangladeshi Institutions of Higher Education.” US Department of State – Economic and Cultural Affairs.
$ 2,500 “Argentine Exiles and escapees from military persecution
in the 1970s.”
$ 1,609 “Exile and Interpretation.” American Political Science Association.
“Outstanding teaching for service in 2003/04,” Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 2004.
Named Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellow (2005-2009).