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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

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 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

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

Appropriating HobbesLegacies in Political, Legal, and International Thought

Appropriating Hobbes: Legacies in Political, Legal, and International Thought

David Boucher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817215
eISBN:
9780191858741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The aim of this book is not to trace the changing fortunes of the interpretation of one of the most sophisticated and famous political philosophers who ever lived, but to glimpse here and there his ... More

Bargaining on Nuclear TestsWashington and its Cold War Deals

Bargaining on Nuclear Tests: Washington and its Cold War Deals

Or Rabinowitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198702931
eISBN:
9780191772412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702931.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most observers who follow nuclear affairs agree on one major aspect regarding Israel’s famous policy of nuclear ambiguity—mainly that it is an exception. More specifically, it is largely accepted ... More

Bentham's PrisonA Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Janet Semple

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

At the end of the 18th century, Jeremy Bentham devised a scheme for a prison that he called the panopticon. It soon became an obsession. For twenty years he tried to build it; in the end he failed, ... 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

Beyond OriginsRethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy

Beyond Origins: Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy

Angelica Maria Bernal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190494223
eISBN:
9780190494247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494223.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

From classical stories of divine lawgivers to contemporary ones of Founding Fathers and constitutional beginnings, foundings have long been synonymous with singular, extraordinary moments of ... More

The Biopolitics of Embryos and AlphabetsA Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabets: A Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

Ruth A. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190638351
eISBN:
9780190638399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638351.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The two subjects of this book are biopolitics (unfashionable since the late 1990s) and posthumanism (falling out of fashion since the mid-2000s). Taking the inauspicious intersection of these two ... More

The Biopolitics of Gender

The Biopolitics of Gender

Jemima Repo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190256913
eISBN:
9780190256937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256913.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a new and distinct approach to gender through the frameworks of biopolitics and genealogy, theorizing it as a historically specific apparatus of biopower. Through the use of a ... More

Black Natural Law

Black Natural Law

Vincent W. Lloyd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199362189
eISBN:
9780190610593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Black Natural Law offers a new way of understanding the African American political tradition. By telling the stories of Frederick Douglass, Anna Julia Cooper, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Martin Luther King ... More

Black Rights/White WrongsThe Critique of Racial Liberalism

Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism

Charles W. Mills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190245412
eISBN:
9780190245450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245412.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberalism’s promise of equal rights has historically been denied to blacks and other people of color. Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism argues that rather than being ... 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

BottlenecksA New Theory of Equal Opportunity

Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity

Joseph Fishkin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199812141
eISBN:
9780199395576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812141.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Equal opportunity is a powerful idea with broad appeal. Yet the most attractive existing conceptions of equal opportunity cannot be achieved. As long as families are free to raise their children ... More

Boundaries and AllegiancesProblems of Justice and Responsibility in Liberal Thought

Boundaries and Allegiances: Problems of Justice and Responsibility in Liberal Thought

Samuel Scheffler

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257676
eISBN:
9780191600197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is a collection of 11 essays written from a perspective that is at once sympathetic towards, and critical of, liberalism and liberal political philosophy. The essays explore the capacity of ... More

Bourgeoisie, State and DemocracyRussia, Britain, France, Germany, and the USA

Bourgeoisie, State and Democracy: Russia, Britain, France, Germany, and the USA

Graeme Gill

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544684
eISBN:
9780191719912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This book is concerned with two major issues: the role of the economic bourgeoisie in the emergence of democracy, and the nature and role of the new class of businessmen that has emerged in ... More

Buddhism and Political Theory

Buddhism and Political Theory

Matthew J. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190465513
eISBN:
9780190465537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465513.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a comprehensive survey and analysis of Buddhist political theory from the time of the Buddha to the present. Western scholars have long but mistakenly believed that Buddhism was ... More

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