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Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) CountryHow Host States Use Diasporas

Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Nadejda K Marinova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book focuses on a previously unexamined phenomenon: how host governments utilize diasporas to advance their foreign policy agendas in mutually beneficial ways. The book advances a four-factor ... 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

Business and Politics in India

Business and Politics in India

Christophe Jaffrelot, Atul Kohli, and Kanta Murali (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190912468
eISBN:
9780190912505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912468.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Over the last few decades, politics in India has moved steadily in a probusiness direction. The probusiness shift in India has important implications for both how the world’s largest democracy is ... More

Checkbook Elections?Political Finance in Comparative Perspective

Checkbook Elections?: Political Finance in Comparative Perspective

Pippa Norris and Andrea Abel van Es (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190603601
eISBN:
9780190603632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603601.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Money in essential for electoral politics yet its use and abuse often raises problems of graft, corruption, and cronyism. To throw new light on these challenges, this book addresses three related ... More

ChinaThe Pessoptimist Nation

China: The Pessoptimist Nation

William A. Callahan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549955
eISBN:
9780191720314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549955.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The rise of China presents a long‐term challenge to the world not only economically, but also politically and culturally. Callahan meets this challenge in China: The Pessoptimist Nation by using new ... More

Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First CenturyGovernance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World

Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First Century: Governance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World

Cecilia Jacob and Alistair D.B. Cook (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467501
eISBN:
9780199087204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

There has been a significant consolidation of international norms to advance human protection objectives in current global politics. Yet, while civilian protection is at the heart of international ... More

Comparative Area StudiesMethodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Ariel I. Ahram, Patrick Köllner, and Rudra Sil (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190846374
eISBN:
9780190869595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Area studies scholarship has been indispensable for the development of social scientific knowledge. However, it risks becoming marginalized without more concerted efforts to demonstrate its relevance ... More

Computational PropagandaPolitical Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Samuel C. Woolley and Philip N. Howard (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Computational propaganda is an emergent form of political manipulation that occurs over the Internet. The term describes the assemblage of social media platforms, autonomous agents, algorithms, and ... More

Conceptualizing Terrorism

Conceptualizing Terrorism

Anthony Richards

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746966
eISBN:
9780191809255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746966.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book argues that, while there have always been good reasons for striving for a universally agreed definition of terrorism, there are further reasons for doing so in the post 9/11 environment, ... More

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