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Accountability and DemocracyThe Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Craig T. Borowiak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Situated at the intersection of democratic theory and international studies, Accountability and Democracy provides an in-depth critical analysis of the concept “democratic accountability.” The book ... More

Between Samaritans and StatesThe Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Between Samaritans and States: The Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Jennifer Rubenstein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684106
eISBN:
9780191764660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684106.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Large-scale, Western-based humanitarian INGOs, such as Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders, are often either celebrated as “do-gooding machines” or maligned as incompetents “on the road to hell.” ... More

Between War and PoliticsInternational Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Between War and Politics: International Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Patricia Owens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199299362
eISBN:
9780191715051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book studies war in the thought of one of the 20th-century's most important and original political thinkers, Hannah Arendt. Hannah Arendt's writing was fundamentally rooted in her understanding ... More

Bodies of ViolenceTheorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

Lauren B. Wilcox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384488
eISBN:
9780199384501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

International Relations (IR), in both theory and practice, has been increasingly concerned with a proliferation of modes of violence that use, target, and construct bodies in complex ways that ... More

The Changing Character of War

The Changing Character of War

Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Over the last decade (and indeed ever since the Cold War), the rise of insurgents and non-state actors in war, and their readiness to use terror and other irregular methods of fighting, have led ... More

Democratic PeacebuildingAiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Richard J. Ponzio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594955
eISBN:
9780191725562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594955.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book examines the evolution of international peacebuilding since the cold war, identifying the factors that limit the progress of international actors to institutionalize democratic authority ... More

The Evolution of Operational ArtFrom Napoleon to the Present

The Evolution of Operational Art: From Napoleon to the Present

John Andreas Olsen and Martin van Creveld (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599486
eISBN:
9780191595806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Broadly defined as the grey area between strategy and tactics, operational art spans the theory and practice of planning and conducting campaigns and major operations aimed at accomplishing strategic ... More

Global Basic Rights

Global Basic Rights

Charles R. Beitz and Robert E. Goodin (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199604388
eISBN:
9780191803567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Politically, as well as philosophically, concerns with human rights have permeated many of the most important debates on social justice worldwide for fully a half-century. Henry Shue’s 1980 book on ... More

Global Migration Governance

Global Migration Governance

Alexander Betts (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Unlike many other trans-boundary policy areas, international migration lacks coherent global governance. There is no UN migration organization and states have signed relatively few multilateral ... More

Global Stakeholder DemocracyPower and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Terry Macdonald

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

A pressing question at the forefront of current global political debates is: how can we salvage the democratic project in the context of globalization? In recent years, political activists have ... More

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