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Democracy InsideParticipatory Innovation in Unlikely Places

Democracy Inside: Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places

Albert W. Dzur

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190658663
eISBN:
9780190919214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658663.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This book develops a grounded theory of democratic change, citizen agency, and institutions as fields of action. Across the United States democratic professionals are creating innovative ... More

The Government-Industrial ComplexThe True Size of the Federal Government, 1984-2018

The Government-Industrial Complex: The True Size of the Federal Government, 1984-2018

Paul C. Light

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190851798
eISBN:
9780190909598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851798.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Government-Industrial Complex explores the recent history and impact of the federal government’s blended workforce of federal, contract, and grant employees. Drawing upon Dwight D. Eisenhower’s ... More

War for PeaceGenealogies of a Violent Ideal in Western and Islamic Thought

War for Peace: Genealogies of a Violent Ideal in Western and Islamic Thought

Murad Idris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190658014
eISBN:
9780190658045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658014.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Peace is the elimination of war, but peace also authorizes war. We are informed today that this universal ideal can only be secured by the wars that it eliminates. The paradoxical position of ... More

Chains of PersuasionA Framework for Religion in Democracy

Chains of Persuasion: A Framework for Religion in Democracy

Benjamin R. Hertzberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190883041
eISBN:
9780190883072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Democratic citizens around the world appeal to religious arguments, ideals, identities, and institutions in their political activism. And yet predominant theoretical accounts of liberal democracy ... More

Specters of BelongingThe Political Life Cycle of Mexican Migrants

Specters of Belonging: The Political Life Cycle of Mexican Migrants

Adrián Félix

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190879365
eISBN:
9780190932084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879365.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

In the context of research on the “thickening” of borders, Specters of Belonging raises the related question: How does transnational citizenship thicken across the political life cycle of Mexican ... More

The Transnationalized Social QuestionMigration and the Politics of Social Inequalities in the Twenty-First Century

The Transnationalized Social Question: Migration and the Politics of Social Inequalities in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Faist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199249015
eISBN:
9780191872334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199249015.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The social question is back. Yet today’s social question is not primarily between labour and capital, as it was in the nineteenth century and throughout much of the twentieth. While class has always ... More

Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

Joseph E. Uscinski (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190844073
eISBN:
9780190909611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Conspiracy theories are not fringe ideas, tucked away in society’s dark corners. Conspiracy theories are everywhere, and like other ideas they have consequences. When people believe conspiracy ... More

Immigration and Democracy

Immigration and Democracy

Sarah Song

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Immigration and Democracy develops an intermediate ethical position on immigration between closed borders and open borders. It argues that states have the right to control borders, but this right is ... More

Racing to the TopHow Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Over the past two millennia, one state has tended to lead as the foremost producer of energy and new technology. While it has not been fully recognized, these leads have become increasingly reliant ... More

Interpretive Social ScienceAn Anti-Naturalist Approach

Interpretive Social Science: An Anti-Naturalist Approach

Mark Bevir and Jason Blakely

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198832942
eISBN:
9780191871344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832942.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers a comprehensive case for an “interpretive” or hermeneutic approach to the social sciences. Interpretive approaches are a major growth area in the social sciences because they offer a ... More

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