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Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic StateA Comparative Study of State Feminism

Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Dorothy McBride Stetson (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies. It focuses on the questions of state ... More

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

David M. Willumsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805434
eISBN:
9780191843501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The central argument of this book is that voting unity in European legislatures is not primarily the result of the ‘disciplining’ power of the leadership of parliamentary parties, but rather the ... More

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 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

Accountability PoliticsPower and Voice in Rural Mexico

Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Jonathan A. Fox

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

How can the seeds of accountability ever grow in authoritarian environments? Embedding accountability into the state is an inherently uneven, partial, and contested process. Campaigns for public ... 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

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368709
eISBN:
9780199368730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368709.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Many elections fail. The most overt malpractices used by rulers include imprisoning dissidents, harassing adversaries, coercing voters, vote-rigging counts, and finally, if losing, blatantly ... 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

After AusterityWelfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession

After Austerity: Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession

Peter Taylor-Gooby, Benjamin Leruth, and Heejung Chung (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198790266
eISBN:
9780191831584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790266.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

European welfare states are undergoing profound change, driven by globalisation, technical changes, and population ageing. More immediately the aftermath of the Great Recession and unprecedented ... More

After Neoliberalism?The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Gustavo A. Flores-Macias

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Between 1998 and 2010, an unprecedented wave of left-of-center candidates reached power in Latin America. In spite of a shared concern for social inequality and opposition to the Washington ... More

After OccupyEconomic Democracy for the 21st Century

After Occupy: Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

Tom Malleson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199330102
eISBN:
9780199368266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330102.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

What should progressive social movements after Occupy be aiming for? What is the underlying economic vision and what are the ultimate economic goals? This book provides an answer to these questions. ... More

After the EuroShaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Colin Crouch (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introduction of the single European currency, the euro, draws attention to the institutional deficit of the European Union: the organizational structures and forms of governance within which ... 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

Against the MassesVarieties of Anti-Democratic Thought Since the French Revolution

Against the Masses: Varieties of Anti-Democratic Thought Since the French Revolution

Joseph V. Femia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280637
eISBN:
9780191599231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280637.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Given the almost universal assumption that democracy is a ‘good thing’, the goal of mankind, it is easy to forget that ‘rule by the people’ has been vehemently opposed by some of the most ... More

Against the Odds?Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Against the Odds?: Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Gordon Marshall, Adam Swift, and Stephen Roberts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292401
eISBN:
9780191684913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292401.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is the relation between social class and social justice? This is currently a matter of public as well as academic controversy. While nobody would deny that the distribution of rewards in ... More

The Agartala DoctrineA Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

The Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

Subir Bhaumik (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463800
eISBN:
9780199086535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The book revolves round the role played by Tripura in Indian foreign policy on East Pakistan, later Bangladesh. The ‘Agartala Doctrine’, that emerges from the policy of successive Tripura ... 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

Al-Shabaab in SomaliaThe History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Stig Jarle Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores the history of the Somalia based Al Harakat Al Shabaab from 2005 to 2012, offering the first in-detail history of one of the most important Al-Qaeda affiliates today and the first ... More

The Alawis of SyriaWar, Faith and Politics in the Levant

The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Michael Kerr and Craig Larkin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Throughout the turbulent history of the Levant the Alawis — a secretive, resilient and ancient Muslim sect — have aroused suspicion and animosity, including accusations of religious heresy. More ... More

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