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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

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

Courts, Codes, and CustomLegal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Dana Zartner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362103
eISBN:
9780199362127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362103.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book considers the manner in which a state’s domestic legal tradition shapes policy towards international human rights and environmental law. Building on existing studies exploring state ... More

Cyber StrategyThe Evolving Character of Power and Coercion

Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Power and Coercion

Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin Jensen, and Ryan C. Maness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190618094
eISBN:
9780190618124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618094.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book examines how states integrate cyber capabilities with other instruments of power to achieve foreign policy outcomes. Given North Korea’s use of cyber intrusions to threaten the ... More

Defending Democratic NormsInternational Actors and the Politics of Electoral Misconduct

Defending Democratic Norms: International Actors and the Politics of Electoral Misconduct

Daniela Donno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199991280
eISBN:
9780199363230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991280.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Although nearly every country in the world today holds multiparty elections, these contests are often blatantly unfair. Governments that engage in electoral misconduct may reap the benefits of higher ... More

Democracy DeclassifiedThe Secrecy Dilemma in National Security

Democracy Declassified: The Secrecy Dilemma in National Security

Michael P. Colaresi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199389773
eISBN:
9780199397723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389773.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

In contrast to previous research that assumes away the usefulness of either national security secrecy or public accountability in democracies, this book attempts to understand the interconnections ... More

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Matthew Evangelista and Nina Tannenwald (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The book offers a comparative analysis of state practice with regard to the Geneva Conventions. It seeks to answer three questions of critical importance to understanding their role and impact: (1) ... More

Global Rogues and Regional OrdersThe Multidimensional Challenge of North Korea and Iran

Global Rogues and Regional Orders: The Multidimensional Challenge of North Korea and Iran

Il Hyun Cho

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199355471
eISBN:
9780199355495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355471.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Why do some regional actors cooperate with the United States over the North Korean and Iranian nuclear questions, while others do not? What are the implications of such varying responses for regional ... More

The Globalization of ChildhoodThe International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Robyn Linde

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

How does an idea that forms in the minds of a few activists in one part of the world become a global norm that nearly all states obey? How do human rights ideas spread? This book tracks the diffusion ... More

Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To ProtectWho Should Intervene?

Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

James Pattison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book considers who should undertake humanitarian intervention in response to an ongoing or impending humanitarian crisis, such as found in Rwanda in early 1994, Kosovo in 1999, and Darfur more ... More

International Politics of Authoritarian Rule

International Politics of Authoritarian Rule

Oisín Tansey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199683628
eISBN:
9780191763274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Autocrats must overcome a range of challenges as they seek to gain and maintain political power, including the threat that comes from both rival elites and discontented publics. This book examines ... More

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