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Beyond Sunni and ShiaThe Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

Beyond Sunni and Shia: The Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

Frederic Wehrey (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876050
eISBN:
9780190942953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876050.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This collection seeks to advance our understanding of intra-Islamic identity conflict during a period of upheaval in the Middle East. Instead of treating distinctions between and within Sunni and ... More

The Boko Haram ReaderFrom Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State

The Boko Haram Reader: From Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State

Abdulbasit Kassim and Michael Nwankpa (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190908300
eISBN:
9780190943189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908300.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Since it erupted onto the world stage in 2009, people have asked, what is Boko Haram, and what does it stand for? Is there a coherent vision or set of beliefs behind it? Despite the growing ... More

Borderland BattlesViolence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War

Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War

Annette Idler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190849146
eISBN:
9780190909550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849146.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Borderlands are like a magnifying glass on some of the world’s most entrenched security challenges. In unstable regions, border areas attract violent non-state groups, ranging from rebels and ... More

Break all the BordersSeparatism and the Reshaping of the Middle East

Break all the Borders: Separatism and the Reshaping of the Middle East

Ariel I. Ahram

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190917371
eISBN:
9780190917418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917371.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Since 2011, civil wars and state failure have beset the Arab world, underlying the perceived misalignment between national borders and identity in the region. This book is about the separatist ... More

The CauldronNATO's Campaign in Libya

The Cauldron: NATO's Campaign in Libya

Rob Weighill and Florence Gaub

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190916220
eISBN:
9780190943196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916220.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

NATO’s Libya Operation was a first in several ways: the first time the alliance operated in an Arab and African country, the first time Arab partners participated in kinetic missions, the first time ... More

The Changing Security Dynamics  of the Persian Gulf

The Changing Security Dynamics of the Persian Gulf

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877385
eISBN:
9780190943202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877385.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The contradictory trends of the ‘post-Arab Spring’ landscape form both the backdrop to, and the focus of, this volume on the changing security dynamics of the Persian Gulf, defined as the six GCC ... More

China and the Islamic WorldHow the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

China and the Islamic World: How the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

Robert R. Bianchi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915285
eISBN:
9780190915315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915285.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China is building a New Silk Road that runs through the heartland of the Muslim world. Its leaders promise to bring about change through improved economies and greater communications across the ... More

Contradictions of DemocracyVigilantism and Rights in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Contradictions of Democracy: Vigilantism and Rights in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Nicholas Rush Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190847180
eISBN:
9780190847227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847180.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Despite being one of the world’s most vibrant democracies, vigilantism is regularly practiced in South Africa. In any given year, police estimate between 5 percent and 10 percent of the country’s ... More

The Fight For TimeMigrant Day Laborers and the Politics of Precarity

The Fight For Time: Migrant Day Laborers and the Politics of Precarity

Paul Apostolidis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190459338
eISBN:
9780190459369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

In today’s precarious world, working people’s experiences are becoming more alike even as their disparities sharpen. This book unfolds a critique of the precarity phenomenon by setting Latino day ... More

Key Thinkers of the Radical RightBehind the New Threat to Liberal Democracy

Key Thinkers of the Radical Right: Behind the New Threat to Liberal Democracy

Mark Sedgwick (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877583
eISBN:
9780190926793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The resurgence of the radical Right in America and Europe has drawn attention to the existence of political philosophers and writers whose names are only sometimes familiar and whose thought is ... More

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