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Authoritarian ContainmentPublic Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Marie-Eve Reny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190698089
eISBN:
9780190698126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the early years of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese state has sought to regulate the practice of religion. The institutions it created for that purpose were meant to ensure that ... More

Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America

Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America

Cynthia McClintock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190879754
eISBN:
9780190879792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879754.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

During Latin America’s third democratic wave, a majority of countries adopted a runoff rule for the election of the president. This book is the first rigorous assessment of the implications of runoff ... More

Identity Politics Inside OutNational Identity Contestation and Foreign Policy in Turkey

Identity Politics Inside Out: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Policy in Turkey

Lisel Hintz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190655976
eISBN:
9780190656003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Teasing out the complex link between identity politics and foreign policy, this book turns the concept of identity politics as traditionally used in IR scholarship inside out. Rather than treating ... More

Ideology and IdentityThe Changing Party Systems of India

Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book challenges the view that party politics and elections in India are far removed from ideas. It claims that a dominant intellectual paradigm of what constitutes an ideology is not entirely ... More

The Leap of FaithThe Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Sven H. Steinmo (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This book examines the evolution of the relationship between taxpayers and their states in Sweden, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Romania, and asks why tax compliance is so much ... More

An Organizational Approach to Public GovernanceUnderstanding and Design

An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198825074
eISBN:
9780191863752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825074.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political science is often criticized for being insufficiently relevant for coping with governance challenges of our time. This book aims to fill this void by launching a general organizational ... More

Political RealignmentEconomics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Russell J. Dalton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The pace of electoral change is accelerating in contemporary democracies. This study explains why. Green parties, far right parties, and shifting voting patterns reflect deeper processes of electoral ... More

When Political Transitions WorkReconciliation as Interdependence

When Political Transitions Work: Reconciliation as Interdependence

Fanie du Toit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190881856
eISBN:
9780190881887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Reconciliation emphasizes relationships as a crucial ingredient of political transition; this book argues for the importance of such a relational focus in crafting sustainable political transitions. ... More

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