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Accountability and DemocracyThe Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Craig T. Borowiak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Situated at the intersection of democratic theory and international studies, Accountability and Democracy provides an in-depth critical analysis of the concept “democratic accountability.” The book ... More

Being and Motion

Being and Motion

Thomas Nail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190908904
eISBN:
9780190908942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908904.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Being and Motion offers an original philosophical ontology of movement. The history of philosophy has systematically explained movement as derived from something else that does not move: space, ... More

Between Samaritans and StatesThe Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Between Samaritans and States: The Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Jennifer Rubenstein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684106
eISBN:
9780191764660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684106.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Large-scale, Western-based humanitarian INGOs, such as Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders, are often either celebrated as “do-gooding machines” or maligned as incompetents “on the road to hell.” ... More

Between War and PoliticsInternational Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Between War and Politics: International Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Patricia Owens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199299362
eISBN:
9780191715051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book studies war in the thought of one of the 20th-century's most important and original political thinkers, Hannah Arendt. Hannah Arendt's writing was fundamentally rooted in her understanding ... More

Bodies of ViolenceTheorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

Lauren B. Wilcox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384488
eISBN:
9780199384501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

International Relations (IR), in both theory and practice, has been increasingly concerned with a proliferation of modes of violence that use, target, and construct bodies in complex ways that ... More

The Changing Character of War

The Changing Character of War

Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Over the last decade (and indeed ever since the Cold War), the rise of insurgents and non-state actors in war, and their readiness to use terror and other irregular methods of fighting, have led ... More

Democratic PeacebuildingAiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Richard J. Ponzio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594955
eISBN:
9780191725562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594955.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book examines the evolution of international peacebuilding since the cold war, identifying the factors that limit the progress of international actors to institutionalize democratic authority ... More

Domestic ColoniesThe Turn Inward to Colony

Domestic Colonies: The Turn Inward to Colony

Barbara Arneil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198803423
eISBN:
9780191841606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803423.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Colonization is generally defined as a process by which states settle and dominate foreign lands or peoples. Thus, modern colonies are assumed to be outside Europe and the colonized non-European. ... More

The Evolution of Operational ArtFrom Napoleon to the Present

The Evolution of Operational Art: From Napoleon to the Present

John Andreas Olsen and Martin van Creveld (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599486
eISBN:
9780191595806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Broadly defined as the grey area between strategy and tactics, operational art spans the theory and practice of planning and conducting campaigns and major operations aimed at accomplishing strategic ... More

Global Basic Rights

Global Basic Rights

Charles R. Beitz and Robert E. Goodin (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199604388
eISBN:
9780191803567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Politically, as well as philosophically, concerns with human rights have permeated many of the most important debates on social justice worldwide for fully a half-century. Henry Shue’s 1980 book on ... More

Global Migration Governance

Global Migration Governance

Alexander Betts (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Unlike many other trans-boundary policy areas, international migration lacks coherent global governance. There is no UN migration organization and states have signed relatively few multilateral ... More

The Global Rise of Social Cash TransfersHow States and International Organizations Constructed a New Instrument for Combating Poverty

The Global Rise of Social Cash Transfers: How States and International Organizations Constructed a New Instrument for Combating Poverty

Lutz Leisering

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198754336
eISBN:
9780191815997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754336.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) proclaimed the equality of all human beings in dignity and rights. The right to social security, however, has been taken more seriously only since the ... More

Global Stakeholder DemocracyPower and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Terry Macdonald

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

A pressing question at the forefront of current global political debates is: how can we salvage the democratic project in the context of globalization? In recent years, political activists have ... More

The Idea of Human Rights

The Idea of Human Rights

Charles R. Beitz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199572458
eISBN:
9780191728303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The international doctrine of human rights is one of the most ambitious parts of the settlement of World War II. Since then, the language of human rights has become the common language of social ... More

InjusticePolitical Theory for the Real World

Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World

Michael Goodhart

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190692421
eISBN:
9780190692469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692421.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Injustice offers a radical alternative to familiar ways of thinking about problems of justice and injustice, one motivated by the urgency of concrete struggles over injustice in the real world. It ... More

Intelligence Success and FailureThe Human Factor

Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor

Rose McDermott and Uri Bar-Joseph

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199341733
eISBN:
9780190677008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book examines the factors contributing to failure and success in responding to strategic surprise, and as such it differs from previous studies that looked only at cases of failure. Given that ... More

International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Jane Boulden and Will Kymlicka (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book explores the range of international actors who affect the governance of ethnic diversity, and examines their often contradictory roles and impacts. It focuses on two broad areas of ... More

Jihad and Just War in the War on Terror

Jihad and Just War in the War on Terror

Alia Brahimi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199562961
eISBN:
9780191595059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

In the ‘war on terror’ both sides have taken great pains to justify their actions in moral terms. As force is employed so are sophisticated arguments which directly invoke the just war traditions of ... More

Just ResponsibilityA Human Rights Theory of Global Justice

Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice

Brooke A. Ackerly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190662936
eISBN:
9780190662974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

When disaster strikes, what is the just thing to do? When local or global crisis threatens the human rights of large parts of humanity, what is the just thing to do? Can we respond to injustices in ... More

A Liberal Theory of International Justice

A Liberal Theory of International Justice

Andrew Altman and Christopher Heath Wellman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564415
eISBN:
9780191721434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564415.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal ... More

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