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The Alternatives to WarFrom Sanctions to Nonviolence

The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Nonviolence

James Pattison

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198755203
eISBN:
9780191816567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If states are not to go to war, what should they do instead? In The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Non-violence, James Pattison considers the case for the alternatives to military action to ... More

Democracy and the Cartelization of Political Parties

Democracy and the Cartelization of Political Parties

Richard S. Katz and Peter Mair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199586011
eISBN:
9780191866043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199586011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Political parties have long been recognized as essential institutions of democratic governance. Both the organization of parties, and their relationships with citizens, the state, and each other have ... More

Democracy When the People Are ThinkingRevitalizing Our Politics Through Public Deliberation

Democracy When the People Are Thinking: Revitalizing Our Politics Through Public Deliberation

James S. Fishkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198820291
eISBN:
9780191860188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820291.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democracy requires a connection to the “will of the people.” What does that mean in a world of “fake news,” relentless advocacy, dialogue mostly among the like-minded, and massive spending to ... More

An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

One attractive feature of democracy is its ability to track the truth by information aggregation. The formal support for this claim goes back to Condorcet’s famous jury theorem. However, the theorem ... More

Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict LiberiaHow Trade Makes the State

Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia: How Trade Makes the State

Christine Cheng

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199673346
eISBN:
9780191755910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199673346.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the aftermath of the Liberian civil war, groups of ex-combatants took control of natural resource enclaves. With some of them threatening a return to war, these groups were widely viewed as the ... More

Fighting for Peace in SomaliaA History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017

Fighting for Peace in Somalia: A History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017

Paul D. Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198724544
eISBN:
9780191792182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724544.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Fighting for Peace in Somalia provides the first comprehensive analysis of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), an operation deployed in 2007 to stabilize the country and defend its ... More

Fixing DemocracyHow Power Asymmetries Help Explain Presidential Powers in New Constitutions, Evidence from Latin America

Fixing Democracy: How Power Asymmetries Help Explain Presidential Powers in New Constitutions, Evidence from Latin America

Javier Corrales

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868895
eISBN:
9780190869380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868895.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores the origins of presidential powers in new constitutions. Much is known about the effects of different presidential powers—less on the conditions that lead to their emergence. The ... More

From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?Party Change and Political Personalization in Democracies

From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?: Party Change and Political Personalization in Democracies

Gideon Rahat and Ofer Kenig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198808008
eISBN:
9780191845796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The book examines two of the most prominent developments in contemporary democratic politics, party change and political personalization, and the relationship between them. It presents a broad-brush, ... More

The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Hugo Meijer and Marco Wyss (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The armed forces of Europe have undergone a dramatic transformation since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces provides the first comprehensive ... More

If...ThenAlgorithmic Power and Politics

If...Then: Algorithmic Power and Politics

Taina Bucher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190493028
eISBN:
9780190493066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190493028.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

IF … THEN provides an account of power and politics in the algorithmic media landscape that pays attention to the multiple realities of algorithms, and how these relate and coexist. The argument is ... More

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