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Access PointsAn Institutional Theory of Policy Bias and Policy Complexity

Access Points: An Institutional Theory of Policy Bias and Policy Complexity

Sean D. Ehrlich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737536
eISBN:
9780199918645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737536.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Access Points develops a new theory about how democratic institutions influence policy outcomes. Access Point Theory argues that the more points of access that institutions provide to ... More

Accountability for KillingMoral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

Accountability for Killing: Moral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

Neta Crawford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199981724
eISBN:
9780199369942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981724.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

United States officials argued during America’s post-9-/11 wars that the US took every precaution to prevent unintended civilian death and injury — known as collateral damage — due to US military ... More

Affective PublicsSentiment, Technology, and Politics

Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics

Zizi Papacharissi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199999736
eISBN:
9780190213329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999736.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The past few decades have witnessed the growth of movements that use digital means to connect with broader publics and express their point of view. Social media facilitate feelings of engagement, in ... More

Altered StatesChanging Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Thomas M. Holbrook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190269128
eISBN:
9780190632809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book looks at change in party fortunes in presidential elections since 1972, documenting the magnitude, direction, and consequences of changes in party support in the states. It finds that the ... More

American Conspiracy Theories

American Conspiracy Theories

Joseph E. Uscinski and Joseph M. Parent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199351800
eISBN:
9780190203955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Conspiracies theories are some of the most striking features in the American political landscape: the Kennedy assassination, aliens at Roswell, subversion by Masons, Jews, Catholics, or communists, ... More

American CredoThe Place of Ideas in US Politics

American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Michael Foley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American society may be hostile to the thought of ideologies, but it possesses a sophisticated but little understood ability to engage in deep conflicts over political ideas, while at the same time ... More

The American Nonvoter

The American Nonvoter

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670702
eISBN:
9780190670740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670702.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The book explores the impact of uncertainty in the national campaign context on nonvoting in presidential and midterm House elections from 1920 through 2012. While previous studies have focused on ... More

Analytic ActivismDigital Listening and the New Political Strategy

Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy

David Karpf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190266127
eISBN:
9780190266165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Some of the most remarkable impacts of digital media on political activism lie not in the new types of speech it provides to disorganized masses, but in the new types of listening it fosters among ... More

The Anti-Intellectual PresidencyThe Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

Elvin T. Lim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342642
eISBN:
9780199851843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why has it been so long since an American president has effectively and consistently presented well-crafted, intellectually substantive arguments to the American public? Why have presidential ... More

Artists of the PossibleGoverning Networks and American Policy since 1945

Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Matt Grossmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book presents a new view of American policymaking, focusing on networks of actors responsible for policymaking. Policy change is not easily predictable from election results or public opinion ... More

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