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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

Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Elizabeth R. DeSombre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190636272
eISBN:
9780190636302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

We all behave in ways that cause environmental harm whether we intend to or not. This book looks at how social structures, incentives, information, habits, attitudes, norms, and the inherent ... More

Party Vibrancy and Democracy in Latin America

Party Vibrancy and Democracy in Latin America

Fernando Rosenblatt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190870041
eISBN:
9780190870072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

How do political parties remain vibrant organizations? This qualitative study of political parties in Chile, Costa Rica, and Uruguay explains how party vibrancy is maintained and reproduced over ... More

Outsourcing WelfareHow the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Outsourcing Welfare: How the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Roy Germano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190862848
eISBN:
9780190862879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This book is about how remittances—the money international migrants send to family members in their home countries—contribute to economic, political, and social stability in developing countries. ... More

The Only Constant is ChangeTechnology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Ben Epstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The Only Constant Is Change presents and tests the political communication cycle (PCC), a model describing how political actors and organizations make decisions about if, how, and when to innovate ... More

Incremental PolarizationA Unified Spatial Theory of Legislative Elections, Parties and Roll Call Voting

Incremental Polarization: A Unified Spatial Theory of Legislative Elections, Parties and Roll Call Voting

Justin Buchler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190865580
eISBN:
9780190872847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865580.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book provides a unified spatial model of legislative elections, parties, and roll call voting to address three primary questions: why do legislators adopt extreme positions, how do they win ... More

From Here and ThereDiaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Alexandra Délano Alonso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190688578
eISBN:
9780190688615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688578.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Assistance for immigrants to learn English, receive health services, open a bank account, apply for naturalization, or get a work certification is generally considered the responsibility of the ... More

Democracy after VirtueToward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Democracy after Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Sungmoon Kim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190671235
eISBN:
9780190671266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671235.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

In the past two decades contemporary Confucian political theory has been propelled by the dialectical conversation between Confucianism and democracy and, more recently, between Confucian democracy ... More

Reconsidering RaceSocial Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Kazuko Suzuki and Diego A. Von Vacano (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190465285
eISBN:
9780190465315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465285.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Race is one of the most elusive phenomena of social life. While we generally know it when we see it, it's not an easy concept to define. Social science literature has argued that race is a Western, ... More

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