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Accountability PoliticsPower and Voice in Rural Mexico

Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Jonathan A. Fox

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

How can the seeds of accountability ever grow in authoritarian environments? Embedding accountability into the state is an inherently uneven, partial, and contested process. Campaigns for public ... More

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368709
eISBN:
9780199368730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368709.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Many elections fail. The most overt malpractices used by rulers include imprisoning dissidents, harassing adversaries, coercing voters, vote-rigging counts, and finally, if losing, blatantly ... More

After OccupyEconomic Democracy for the 21st Century

After Occupy: Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

Tom Malleson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199330102
eISBN:
9780199368266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330102.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

What should progressive social movements after Occupy be aiming for? What is the underlying economic vision and what are the ultimate economic goals? This book provides an answer to these questions. ... More

Altered StatesChanging Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Thomas M. Holbrook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190269128
eISBN:
9780190632809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book looks at change in party fortunes in presidential elections since 1972, documenting the magnitude, direction, and consequences of changes in party support in the states. It finds that the ... More

The American Nonvoter

The American Nonvoter

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670702
eISBN:
9780190670740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670702.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The book explores the impact of uncertainty in the national campaign context on nonvoting in presidential and midterm House elections from 1920 through 2012. While previous studies have focused on ... More

Analytic ActivismDigital Listening and the New Political Strategy

Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy

David Karpf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190266127
eISBN:
9780190266165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Some of the most remarkable impacts of digital media on political activism lie not in the new types of speech it provides to disorganized masses, but in the new types of listening it fosters among ... More

The Architecture of DemocracyConstitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy

The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy

Andrew Reynolds (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246465
eISBN:
9780191600135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book, comprising papers contributed to a conference entitled Constitutional Design 2000 and held at the University of Notre Dame in December 1999, brings together the views of the leading ... More

Beyond OriginsRethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy

Beyond Origins: Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy

Angelica Maria Bernal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190494223
eISBN:
9780190494247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494223.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

From classical stories of divine lawgivers to contemporary ones of Founding Fathers and constitutional beginnings, foundings have long been synonymous with singular, extraordinary moments of ... More

The Biopolitics of Embryos and AlphabetsA Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabets: A Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

Ruth A. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190638351
eISBN:
9780190638399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638351.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The two subjects of this book are biopolitics (unfashionable since the late 1990s) and posthumanism (falling out of fashion since the mid-2000s). Taking the inauspicious intersection of these two ... More

Bits and AtomsInformation and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood

Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood

Steven Livingston and Gregor Walter-Drop (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941599
eISBN:
9780199349517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Contributors to the volume explore various questions concerning the opportunities and constraints for governance associated with the startling growth in digital technologies in the Global South. In ... More

Bourgeoisie, State and DemocracyRussia, Britain, France, Germany, and the USA

Bourgeoisie, State and Democracy: Russia, Britain, France, Germany, and the USA

Graeme Gill

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544684
eISBN:
9780191719912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This book is concerned with two major issues: the role of the economic bourgeoisie in the emergence of democracy, and the nature and role of the new class of businessmen that has emerged in ... More

The Branding of Right-Wing ActivismThe News Media and the Tea Party

The Branding of Right-Wing Activism: The News Media and the Tea Party

Khadijah Costley White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190879310
eISBN:
9780190879358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book examines the ways that partisan and nonpartisan online, broadcast, and print news outlets constructed the Tea Party through branding discourse and used it to address modern conflicts over ... More

Breaking Male Dominance in Old Democracies

Breaking Male Dominance in Old Democracies

Drude Dahlerup and Monique Leyenaar (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653898
eISBN:
9780191751578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653898.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Has male dominance in political life been broken? Will gender balance in elected assemblies soon be reached? This book analyses the longitudinal development of women’s political representation in ... More

Building Trust and DemocracyTransitional Justice in Post-Communist Countries

Building Trust and Democracy: Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Countries

Cynthia M. Horne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793328
eISBN:
9780191835186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793328.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Did transitional justice support the processes of political and social trust building and facilitate democratization in the post-communist transitions in Central and Eastern Europe? More ... More

Centripetal DemocracyDemocratic Legitimacy and Political Identity in Belgium, Switzerland, and the European Union

Centripetal Democracy: Democratic Legitimacy and Political Identity in Belgium, Switzerland, and the European Union

Joseph Lacey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198796886
eISBN:
9780191838576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

Centripetal democracy is the idea that legitimate democratic institutions set in motion forms of citizen practice and representative behaviour that serve as powerful drivers of political identity ... 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

Changes for DemocracyActors, Structures, Processes

Changes for Democracy: Actors, Structures, Processes

Leonardo Morlino

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199572533
eISBN:
9780191731082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572533.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

A review of the main theoretical findings in the literature on democratic changes prompts the author to propose an empirical definition of democracy, to discuss the main existing normative ... More

The Citizen Marketer

The Citizen Marketer

Joel Penney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658052
eISBN:
9780190658090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658052.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

From hashtag activism to the flood of political memes on social media, the landscape of political communication is being transformed by the grassroots circulation of opinion on digital platforms and ... More

The Civic ConstitutionCivic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

The Civic Constitution: Civic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Elizabeth Beaumont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940066
eISBN:
9780199369782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book offers a powerful new understanding of American constitutional democracy by focusing on several generations of influential “civic founders”—largely ordinary men and women who sought to ... More

The Civic Organization and the Digital CitizenCommunicating Engagement in a Networked Age

The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen: Communicating Engagement in a Networked Age

Chris Wells

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190203610
eISBN:
9780190203658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203610.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book investigates the changing relationship between citizens and civic organizations by exploring how social changes and innovations in communication technology are transforming the information ... More

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