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Stemming the TideHuman Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Madeline Baer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The human right to water and sanitation emerged as a rallying cry for protestors and a legal tool to challenge privatization of water services. This book explores how the right to water and ... More

Regulating the PollutersMarkets and Strategies for Protecting the Global Environment

Regulating the Polluters: Markets and Strategies for Protecting the Global Environment

Alexander Ovodenko

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190677725
eISBN:
9780190677756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Climate change, tropical deforestation, biodiversity loss, ozone depletion, hazardous wastes, and ocean pollution are among the environmental issues that have bought national governments together in ... More

The Hybrid Media SystemPolitics and Power

The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Andrew Chadwick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190696726
eISBN:
9780190696764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, International Relations and Politics

The diffusion and rapid evolution of new communication technologies has created a pressing need to understand the complex forces reshaping media and politics. Who is emerging as powerful in this new ... More

Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of SpaceLocating Legitimacy

Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy

Laura J. Shepherd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199982721
eISBN:
9780190699444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199982721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United Nations is an organization founded at least in part on hope: hope for a postwar future offering security, human rights, justice, “social progress and better standards of life in larger ... More

Excluded WithinThe (Un)Intelligibility of Radical Political Actors

Excluded Within: The (Un)Intelligibility of Radical Political Actors

Sina Kramer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190625986
eISBN:
9780190626006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Why are some claims seen or heard as political claims, while others are not? Why are some people not seen or heard as political agents? And how does their political unintelligibility shape political ... More

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Matthew Evangelista and Nina Tannenwald (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The book offers a comparative analysis of state practice with regard to the Geneva Conventions. It seeks to answer three questions of critical importance to understanding their role and impact: (1) ... More

The Democratic Coup d'État

The Democratic Coup d'État

Ozan Varol

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190626013
eISBN:
9780190626051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The term “coup d’état,” --French for stroke of the state--brings to mind coups staged by power-hungry generals who overthrow the existing regime, not to democratize but to concentrate power in their ... More

The Biopolitics of Embryos and AlphabetsA Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabets: A Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

Ruth A. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190638351
eISBN:
9780190638399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638351.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The two subjects of this book are biopolitics (unfashionable since the late 1990s) and posthumanism (falling out of fashion since the mid-2000s). Taking the inauspicious intersection of these two ... More

Controlling the EU Executive?The Politics of Delegation in the European Union

Controlling the EU Executive?: The Politics of Delegation in the European Union

Gijs Jan Brandsma and Jens Blom-Hansen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198767909
eISBN:
9780191821769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767909.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Every year the EU Commission issues thousands of rules based on powers delegated by the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament. But delegation is carefully controlled. Traditionally, ... More

Party and DemocracyThe Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy

Party and Democracy: The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy

Piero Ignazi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198735854
eISBN:
9780191799815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735854.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The book integrates philosophical, historical, and empirical analyses in order to highlight the profound roots of the limited legitimation of parties in contemporary society. Political parties’ long ... More

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