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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

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

Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Alexandra Kaasch and Kerstin Martens (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book advances our understanding of the global dimension of social policy by applying the notion of global social governance to actors, their relationships to each other, and their pathways, as ... More

After the FallSri Lanka in Victory and War

After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War

Mohan K. Tikku

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463503
eISBN:
9780199086771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463503.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

While Buddhists all over the world were celebrating 2,500 years of Gautama Buddha’s passing in 1956, Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was called then) was sowing the seeds of an ethnic conflict. To begin with, ... More

The al-Qaeda FranchiseThe Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences

The al-Qaeda Franchise: The Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences

Barak Mendelsohn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190205607
eISBN:
9780190462215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The al-Qaeda Franchise asks why al-Qaeda adopted a branching-out strategy, introducing seven franchises spread over the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. After all, transnational terrorist ... More

The Alternatives to WarFrom Sanctions to Nonviolence

The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Nonviolence

James Pattison

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198755203
eISBN:
9780191816567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If states are not to go to war, what should they do instead? In The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Non-violence, James Pattison considers the case for the alternatives to military action to ... More

Ambiguity and DeterrenceBritish Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

John Baylis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book emphasizes the role of competing strategic beliefs in the formulation of British nuclear strategies between 1945 and 1964. Based on recently released documents, the British approach to ... More

America's War on TerrorThe State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

America's War on Terror: The State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

Jason Ralph

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652358
eISBN:
9780191745515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following 9/11 the United States faced a situation of exceptional insecurity. In that period the Bush administration argued that certain international norms did not apply to US conduct. Its argument ... More

America’s Overseas GarrisonsThe Leasehold Empire

America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Christopher T. Sandars

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyses the political and social problems that arise when American forces are stationed in other countries. The United States, although critical of the British Empire during World War II, ... More

American Allies in Times of WarThe Great Asymmetry

American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Stéfanie von Hlatky

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on military cooperation between the United States and its allies in times of war and asks: why are allies so unpredictable? It shows that alliance demands related to military ... More

American Democracy PromotionImpulses, Strategies, and Impacts

American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Michael Cox, John Ikenberry, and Takashi Inoguchi (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Democracy promotion has assumed greater importance since the end of the cold war, particularly in the US foreign policy. This book examines the American experience with the advancement of democracy ... More

American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Stephen Hopgood

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In an increasingly interdependent world, marked by growing numbers of non-governmental organizations and international institutions, this book presents a powerful argument for the continued relevance ... More

The Anarchical Society at 40Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

The Anarchical Society at 40: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

Hidemi Suganami, Madeline Carr, and Adam Humphreys (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779605
eISBN:
9780191824654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779605.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hedley Bull’s The Anarchical Society was published in 1977. Though considered as one of the classics in International Relations, it does not address many world political issues that concern us deeply ... More

The Arab Minority in Israel,
                        1967–1991Political Aspects

The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Jacob M. Landau

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new and original study focuses on the growing politicization and radicalization of the Arab minority within Israel — excluding the Israeli-administered ... More

Armed Struggle and the Search for StateThe Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Yezid Sayigh

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book spans an entire epoch in the history of the contemporary Palestinian national movement, from the establishment of Israel in 1948, to the PLO-Israel accord of 1993. Contrary to the ... More

Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) CountryHow Host States Use Diasporas

Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Nadejda K Marinova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book focuses on a previously unexamined phenomenon: how host governments utilize diasporas to advance their foreign policy agendas in mutually beneficial ways. The book advances a four-factor ... More

Asymmetrical Threat Perceptions in India-China Relations

Asymmetrical Threat Perceptions in India-China Relations

Tien-sze Fang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095958
eISBN:
9780199082667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The rise of China and India are undoubtedly a major feature of contemporary global politics. The relationship between the two rising Asian powers will not only exert a profound and far-reaching ... More

At the End of Military InterventionHistorical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

At the End of Military Intervention: Historical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

Robert Johnson and Timothy Clack (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198725015
eISBN:
9780191792472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725015.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What happens at the end of a military intervention? What are the risks inherent in the transition of responsibility for governance or security? This volume examines the typology and dynamics of ... More

Back to BasicsState Power in a Contemporary World

Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World

Martha Finnemore and Judith Goldstein (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199970087
eISBN:
9780199333295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970087.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

State power has been a bedrock concept in international relations for centuries, but it has taken a backseat in recent years to other topics—information, interests, identity, audiences, to name a ... More

Banking Regulation and Globalization

Banking Regulation and Globalization

Andreas Busch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Does globalization erode the nation state's capacity to act? Are nation states forced to change their policies even if this goes against the democratic will of their electorates? How does government ... More

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