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The Mightie FrameEpochal Change and the Modern World

The Mightie Frame: Epochal Change and the Modern World

Nicholas Greenwood Onuf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190879808
eISBN:
9780190879839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Inspired by Michel Foucault’s The Order of Things, this book tells a story about epochal change in the modern world. While both books are concerned with how we moderns think about ourselves and our ... More

The Zapatista Movement and Mexico's Democratic TransitionMobilization, Success, and Survival

The Zapatista Movement and Mexico's Democratic Transition: Mobilization, Success, and Survival

María Inclán

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190869465
eISBN:
9780190869496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

What happens to insurgent social movements that emerge during a democratic transition but fail to achieve their goals? How influential are they? Are they able to survive their initial mobilizing ... More

Reading Politics with Machiavelli

Reading Politics with Machiavelli

Ronald J. Schmidt, Jr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190843359
eISBN:
9780190843380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Reading Politics with Machiavelli is an anachronistic reading of certain key concepts in Machiavelli’s The Prince and The Discourses (as well as some of his correspondence). In 1513, soon after the ... More

Political Science Research in the Middle East and North AfricaMethodological and Ethical Challenges

Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa: Methodological and Ethical Challenges

Janine A. Clark and Francesco Cavatorta (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190882969
eISBN:
9780190887544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882969.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on personal accounts of their experiences conducting qualitative and quantitative research in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, the contributors to this volume share the ... More

Protest StateThe Rise of Everyday Contention in Latin America

Protest State: The Rise of Everyday Contention in Latin America

Mason W. Moseley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190694005
eISBN:
9780190694036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694005.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

In the midst of an unprecedented era of democratic governments and economic prosperity, why are a record number of Latin American citizens choosing to participate in protests? This book argues that ... More

InjusticePolitical Theory for the Real World

Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World

Michael Goodhart

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190692421
eISBN:
9780190692469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692421.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Injustice offers a radical alternative to familiar ways of thinking about problems of justice and injustice, one motivated by the urgency of concrete struggles over injustice in the real world. It ... 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

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

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

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