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China and the Geopolitics of Rare Earths

China and the Geopolitics of Rare Earths

Sophia Kalantzakos

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190670931
eISBN:
9780190670962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670931.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In 2010, because of a geopolitical incident between China and Japan, seventeen elements of the periodic table known as rare earths became notorious overnight. An “unofficial” and temporary embargo of ... More

Comparative Political Economy

Comparative Political Economy

Georg Menz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199579983
eISBN:
9780191846779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199579983.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This new and comprehensive volume invites the reader on a tour of the exciting subfield of comparative political economy. The book provides an in-depth account of the theoretical debates surrounding ... More

Domestic ColoniesThe Turn Inward to Colony

Domestic Colonies: The Turn Inward to Colony

Barbara Arneil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198803423
eISBN:
9780191841606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803423.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Colonization is generally defined as a process by which states settle and dominate foreign lands or peoples. Thus, modern colonies are assumed to be outside Europe and the colonized non-European. ... More

East Asia's Other MiracleExplaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities

East Asia's Other Miracle: Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities

Alex J. Bellamy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198777939
eISBN:
9780191823398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777939.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

East Asia, until recently a boiling pot of massacre and blood-letting, has achieved relative peace. A region that at the height of the Cold War had accounted for around 80 percent of the world’s mass ... More

Exchange PoliticsOpposing Obamacare in Battleground States

Exchange Politics: Opposing Obamacare in Battleground States

David K. Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677237
eISBN:
9780190677275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677237.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) required that each state set up a health insurance exchange or lose control to the federal government. Because Republicans had supported the concept before it became ... More

Exile, Diaspora, and ReturnChanging Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Exile, Diaspora, and Return: Changing Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Luis Roniger, Leonardo Senkman, Saúl Sosnowski, and Mario Sznajder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190693961
eISBN:
9780190693992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This book explores how Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay have been affected by postexilic relocations, transnational migrant displacements, and diasporas. It provides a systematic analysis of ... More

From the Democratic Deficit to a Democratic SurplusConstructing Administrative Democracy in Europe

From the Democratic Deficit to a Democratic Surplus: Constructing Administrative Democracy in Europe

Athanasios Psygkas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190632762
eISBN:
9780190632793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632762.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conventional account of a European Union (EU) “democratic deficit” misses part of the story. This book argues that member-state regulatory processes operating under EU mandates may actually have ... More

Moral VictoriesThe Ethics of Winning Wars

Moral Victories: The Ethics of Winning Wars

Andrew R. Hom, Cian O'Driscoll, and Kurt Mills (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198801825
eISBN:
9780191840395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801825.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What does it mean to win a moral victory? In the history, practice, and theory of war, this question yields few clear answers. Wars often begin with ideals about just and decisive triumphs but ... More

The Myth of International OrderWhy Weak States Persist and Alternatives to the State Fade Away

The Myth of International Order: Why Weak States Persist and Alternatives to the State Fade Away

Arjun Chowdhury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190686710
eISBN:
9780190686758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686710.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book takes on a fundamental political puzzle: most states in the international system are “weak” states—states unable to monopolize violence or provide public goods, and yet the nation-state ... More

The New Economic PopulismHow States Respond to Economic Inequality

The New Economic Populism: How States Respond to Economic Inequality

William Franko and Christopher Witko

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190671013
eISBN:
9780190671044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

While most observers and scholars of inequality focus on how the federal government has created, or at minimum failed to respond to, inequality, in this book Franko and Witko argue that this nearly ... More

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