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Plausible LegalityLegal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Rebecca Sanders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

After 9/11, American officials authorized numerous contentious counterterrorism practices including torture, extraordinary rendition, indefinite detention, trial by military commission, targeted ... More

Empire in the HeimatColonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Willeke Sandler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

With the end of the First World War, Germany became a “postcolonial” power. The Treaty of Versailles in 1919 transformed Germany’s overseas colonies in Africa and the Pacific into League of Nations ... More

Women as Foreign Policy LeadersNational Security and Gender Politics in Superpower America

Women as Foreign Policy Leaders: National Security and Gender Politics in Superpower America

Sylvia Bashevkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190875374
eISBN:
9780190875404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

What is known about women’s participation as decision-makers in international affairs? Is it fair to assume, as many observers do, that female elites will mirror the relatively pacifist preferences ... More

UnsurpassedThe Popular Appeal of Franklin Roosevelt

Unsurpassed: The Popular Appeal of Franklin Roosevelt

Helmut Norpoth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190882747
eISBN:
9780190882778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882747.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Franklin Roosevelt’s popular appeal is traced to his actions as commander-in-chief, a shorthand for his handling of foreign policy. Norpoth has mined a treasure trove of polls conducted during the ... More

This American MomentA Feminist Christian Realist Intervention

This American Moment: A Feminist Christian Realist Intervention

Caron E. Gentry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190901264
eISBN:
9780190901295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

This American Moment focuses on the concept of anxiety politics by arguing that America is in crisis. Those who uphold or participate in racist and misogynist politics are threatened by changes to ... More

ScientismProspects and Problems

Scientism: Prospects and Problems

Jeroen de Ridder, Rik Peels, and Rene van Woudenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190462758
eISBN:
9780190462772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Can only science deliver genuine knowledge about the world and ourselves? Is science our only guide to what exists? Adherents of scientism tend to answer both questions with yes. Scientism is ... More

The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism

The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism

Catherine A. Rottenberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190901226
eISBN:
9780190901257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901226.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Through an in-depth analysis of bestselling “how-to-succeed” books along with popular television shows and well-trafficked “mommy” blogs, The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism demonstrates how the notion ... More

The ResistanceThe Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

David S. Meyer and Sidney Tarrow (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Even before the 2016 presidential election took place, groups and individuals angry at Donald Trump, and frightened about what a Trump presidency could mean, were taking to the streets. After the ... More

Pathways to Religious Life

Pathways to Religious Life

Thomas P. Gaunt, SJ (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190878153
eISBN:
9780190878184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The history of religious life in the Catholic Church of the U.S. is filled with change: periods of growth and decline, changes of ministries, and differences in the ethnic and socioeconomic ... More

Justice

Justice

Mark LeBar (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190631741
eISBN:
9780190631789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631741.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

From its earliest roots in Greek philosophy, among the most prominent virtues—and arguably the most important of the social virtues—has been justice. While during this same period political ... More

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