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The Supportive StateFamilies, Government, and America's Political Ideals

The Supportive State: Families, Government, and America's Political Ideals

Maxine Eichner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195343212
eISBN:
9780199867769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Until now, American political thought and public policy have said little about the centrality of dependency in human lives, and the important role that families serve in dealing with it. Instead, ... More

A System of Rights

A System of Rights

Rex Martin

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The justification of political authority (the authority of the state) is one of the long‐standing issues of political philosophy, and one that persistently defies satisfactory solution. This book ... More

Theorizing Race in the AmericasDouglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Juliet Hooker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Theorizing Race in the Americas analyzes the accounts of race formulated by four key thinkers from the Americas: the former slave, abolitionist leader, and thinker, Frederick Douglass; the ... More

A Theory of Justice for AnimalsAnimal Rights in a Nonideal World

A Theory of Justice for Animals: Animal Rights in a Nonideal World

Robert Garner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936311
eISBN:
9780199345816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936311.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book argues that animals are worthy recipients of justice, and that, in practice, excluding animals from a theory of justice amounts, at best, to the claim that we have very limited direct ... More

The Theory of Political Culture

The Theory of Political Culture

Stephen Welch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199553334
eISBN:
9780191756009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Political culture is an established and seemingly inescapable concept, but it has a deeply problematic standing in political science. While it is obvious that the cultural background has an influence ... More

Theory of the Border

Theory of the Border

Thomas Nail

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190618643
eISBN:
9780190618681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618643.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Theory of the Border offers a new and unique theoretical framework for understanding one of the most central social phenomena of our time: borders. Contemporary life is bordered from all around and ... More

Third World ProtestBetween Home and the World

Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Rahul Rao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

If boundaries protect us from threats, how should we think about the boundaries of states in a world where threats to human rights emanate from outside and within the state and from the state itself? ... More

Thucydides on the Outbreak of WarCharacter and Contest

Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest

S. N. Jaffe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198716280
eISBN:
9780191784927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716280.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The cause of great power war is a perennial issue for the student of politics. Some 2400 years ago, in his monumental History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides wrote that it was the growth of ... More

The Time is Always NowBlack Political Thought and the Transformation of US Democracy

The Time is Always Now: Black Political Thought and the Transformation of US Democracy

Nicholas Bromell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199973439
eISBN:
9780199367771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973439.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is widely accepted that the liberal project in America, which was so powerful for most of the twentieth century, has been in crisis for decades. Voters have rebelled against it, the right built ... More

ToleranceA Sensorial Orientation to Politics

Tolerance: A Sensorial Orientation to Politics

Lars Tonder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199315802
eISBN:
9780199367634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315802.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Tolerance: A Sensorial Orientation to Politics is an experiment in re-orientation. The book is based on the wager that tolerance exceeds the more prevalent images of self-restraint and ... More

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