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Al-Qaeda 2.0A Critical Reader

Al-Qaeda 2.0: A Critical Reader

Donald Holbrook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190856441
eISBN:
9780190942939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

On 16 June 2011, three days before his sixtieth birthday, Ayman al-Zawahiri was declared the new leader of Al-Qaeda, replacing the fallen Osama bin Laden. The veteran Egyptian jihadist had little of ... 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

Civic Activism UnleashedNew Hope or False Dawn for Democracy?

Civic Activism Unleashed: New Hope or False Dawn for Democracy?

Richard Youngs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190931704
eISBN:
9780190931735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931704.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book examines the changing shape of contemporary civic activism. It investigates what kind of new civic activism is emerging around the world and assesses how far this is really different from ... More

Digital Middle EastState and Society in the Information Age

Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Mohamed Zayani (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In recent years, the Middle East’s information and communications landscape has changed dramatically. Increasingly, states, businesses, and citizens are capitalizing on the opportunities offered by ... More

Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Harry Verhoeven (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book investigates how ecology and politics meet in the Middle East and how those interactions connect to the global political economy. Through region-wide analyses and case studies from the ... More

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on European Environmental Policy

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on European Environmental Policy

Charlotte Burns, Paul Tobin, and Sebastian Sewerin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826958
eISBN:
9780191865855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union (EU) has sought to establish itself as a global environmental leader. However, from 2007–8 onwards, the combined effects of the economic and financial crisis led some to question ... More

Mapping and Measuring DeliberationTowards a New Deliberative Quality

Mapping and Measuring Deliberation: Towards a New Deliberative Quality

André Bächtiger and John Parkinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199672196
eISBN:
9780191872624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672196.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Deliberative democracy has challenged two widely accepted nostrums about democratic politics: that people lack the capacities for effective self-government; and that democratic procedures are ... More

The Politics of the Anthropocene

The Politics of the Anthropocene

John S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809616
eISBN:
9780191846892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809616.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Politics of the Anthropocene is a sophisticated yet accessible treatment of how human institutions, practices, and principles need to be re-thought in response to the challenges of the ... More

Prosecuting the PresidentHow Special Prosecutors Hold Presidents Accountable and Protect the Rule of Law

Prosecuting the President: How Special Prosecutors Hold Presidents Accountable and Protect the Rule of Law

Andrew Coan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190943868
eISBN:
9780190948184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943868.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The first special prosecutor was appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1875. Ever since, presidents of both parties have appointed special prosecutors and empowered them to operate with unusual ... More

Shaping Policy in IndiaAlliance, Advocacy, Activism

Shaping Policy in India: Alliance, Advocacy, Activism

Rajesh Chakrabarti and Kaushiki Sanyal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199475537
eISBN:
9780199090853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How effective is the Indian polity in making laws and policies to address changing ground realities? How do its gears work? Which stakeholder groups are more successful in bringing about policy ... More

Tantric StateA Buddhist Approach to Democracy and Development in Bhutan

Tantric State: A Buddhist Approach to Democracy and Development in Bhutan

William J. Long

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190843397
eISBN:
9780190843427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843397.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Bhutan’s unique Buddhist-based democracy and economy provides an authentic basis for theoretical and empirical comparison with democracies and economies founded on liberal, Enlightenment principles. ... More

Undocumented StorytellersNarrating the Immigrant Rights Movement

Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement

Sarah C. Bishop

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917159
eISBN:
9780190917197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917159.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

By projecting their stories into the public arena, undocumented storytellers refute mainstream discourse, trade anonymous narratives for individuality, and reveal the determination of those who ... More

Why Europe Intervenes in AfricaSecurity Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Catherine Gegout

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why Europe Intervenes in Africa analyzes the underlying causes of all European decisions for and against military interventions in conflicts in African states since the late 1980s. It focuses on the ... More

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