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Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic StateA Comparative Study of State Feminism

Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Dorothy McBride Stetson (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies. It focuses on the questions of state ... More

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

David M. Willumsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805434
eISBN:
9780191843501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The central argument of this book is that voting unity in European legislatures is not primarily the result of the ‘disciplining’ power of the leadership of parliamentary parties, but rather the ... 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

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a growing body of evidence pointing towards rising levels of public dissatisfaction with the formal political process. Depoliticization refers to a more discrete range of contemporary ... More

Anxieties of DemocracyTocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Partha Chatterjee and Ira Katznelson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077473
eISBN:
9780199081745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077473.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Alexis de Tocqueville published his famous study of the United States at a time when modern democracy was still quite young. His study of democratic institutions in the United States, as well as his ... More

The Arab SpringPathways of Repression and Reform

The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform

Jason Brownlee, Tarek Masoud, and Andrew Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199660063
eISBN:
9780191755941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is premised on the notion that subnational undemocratic regimes (SURs) within countries not only differ among each other but that they maintain different relations with the federal ... More

Are Muslims Distinctive?A Look at the Evidence

Are Muslims Distinctive?: A Look at the Evidence

M. Steven Fish

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199769209
eISBN:
9780190252502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769209.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book assesses how Muslims and non-Muslims differ—and do not differ—in the contemporary world. Using rigorous methods and data drawn from around the globe, the text reveals that in some areas ... More

Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Nathan J. Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619428
eISBN:
9780190619459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619428.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book analyzes the politics of religion in the Arab world after the emergence of new public spheres over the past few decades. By examining those spheres as they really are, rather than measuring ... More

The Art of the StateCulture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Christopher Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does public management—the art of the state—so often go wrong, producing failure and fiasco instead of public service, and what are the different ways in which control or regulation can be ... More

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

Authoritarian ContainmentPublic Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Marie-Eve Reny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190698089
eISBN:
9780190698126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the early years of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese state has sought to regulate the practice of religion. The institutions it created for that purpose were meant to ensure that ... More

Authoritative GovernancePolicy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Maarten A. Hajer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281671
eISBN:
9780191713132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Mediatic representation has become an integral part of politics and policy. The dominance of incident-oriented media formats has led students of politics and media to fear a trend of ‘dumbing down’: ... More

Beliefs in Government

Beliefs in Government

Max Kaase and Kenneth Newton

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294726
eISBN:
9780191599590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294727.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book, the fifth and last in the ‘Beliefs in government’ series, provides a brief comparative study of political attitudes in Western Europe and draws together the findings of the ‘Beliefs in ... More

Beyond Party MembersChanging Approaches to Partisan Mobilization

Beyond Party Members: Changing Approaches to Partisan Mobilization

Susan Scarrow

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199661862
eISBN:
9780191748332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661862.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For more than a century members of political parties have played a central role in many parliamentary democracies, helping parties to mobilize voters, and visibly linking party leaders with their ... More

Beyond the Arab SpringThe Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The 2011 Arab uprisings represented the collapse of old ruling bargains across the Arab world and the manifestation of demands for new premises of rule. The book is divided into two parts. The first ... More

Beyond the Regulatory Polity?The European Integration of Core State Powers

Beyond the Regulatory Polity?: The European Integration of Core State Powers

Philipp Genschel and Markus Jachtenfuchs (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662821
eISBN:
9780191756016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662821.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Most EU-scholars conceive of the EU as a multilevel polity with strong powers to regulate economic policy externalities among the member states but little power to intervene in, let alone assume, ... More

Bureaucratic Elites in Western European StatesA Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Edward C. Page and Vincent Wright (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presents a comparative study of the senior civil service in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Greece, Denmark, and Sweden, which provides information about ... 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

The Challenge of RevolutionContemporary Russia in Historical Perspective

The Challenge of Revolution: Contemporary Russia in Historical Perspective

Vladimir Mau and Irina Starodubrovskaia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241507
eISBN:
9780191599835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241503.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Russia's current travails should be construed as a revolution in progress. This book analyses the causes, processes, and consequences of Russia's post‐communist development, and argues that it ... More

The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy

The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy

William P. Cross and Richard S. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661879
eISBN:
9780191748349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661879.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume provides a comprehensive examination of both the concept and the practice of intra-party democracy. Acknowledging that IPD is now widely viewed, among both democratic practitioners and ... More

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