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Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International OrganizationsGlobal Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations: Global Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198839040
eISBN:
9780191874918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The post-Cold War world has witnessed the extensive development of regional international organizations world-wide. The realtionship between their membership and democratization remains a topic of ... More

Between Specters of War and Visions of PeaceDialogic Political Theory and the Challenges of Politics

Between Specters of War and Visions of Peace: Dialogic Political Theory and the Challenges of Politics

Gerald M. Mara

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190903916
eISBN:
9780190903947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903916.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book examines how ideas of war and peace have functioned as organizing frames of reference within the history of political theory. It interprets ten widely read figures in that history within ... More

Burying JihadisBodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Riva Kastoryano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190889128
eISBN:
9780190942960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

What should states do with the bodies of suicide bombers and other jihadists who die while perpetrating terrorist attacks? This original and unsettling book explores the host of ethical and political ... More

Cold War in the Islamic WorldSaudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Cold War in the Islamic World: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Dilip Hiro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190944650
eISBN:
9780190055905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

For four decades Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran have vied for influence in the Muslim world. At the heart of this ongoing Cold War between Riyadh and Tehran lie the Sunni-Shia divide, ... More

Comparative Grand StrategyA Framework and Cases

Comparative Grand Strategy: A Framework and Cases

Thierry Balzacq, Peter Dombrowski, and Simon Reich (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840848
eISBN:
9780191876745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The study of grand strategy has historically been confined to a few great powers—preponderantly, the United States, China, and Russia. In contrast, this volume introduces readers to the novel field ... More

Cross-Domain DeterrenceStrategy in an Era of Complexity

Cross-Domain Deterrence: Strategy in an Era of Complexity

Eric Gartzke and Jon R. Lindsay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908645
eISBN:
9780190909604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The complexity of the twenty-first century threat landscape contrasts significantly with the bilateral nuclear bargaining context envisioned by classical deterrence theory. Nuclear and conventional ... More

The Empire of DisgustPrejudice, Discrimination, and Policy in India and the US

The Empire of Disgust: Prejudice, Discrimination, and Policy in India and the US

Zoya Hasan, Aziz Z. Huq, Martha C. Nussbaum, and Vidhu Verma (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199487837
eISBN:
9780199093779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487837.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

All known societies exclude and stigmatize one or more minority groups. Frequently these exclusions are underwritten with a rhetoric of disgust: people of a certain group, it is alleged, are filthy, ... More

Finding Faith in Foreign PolicyReligion and American Diplomacy in a Postsecular World

Finding Faith in Foreign Policy: Religion and American Diplomacy in a Postsecular World

Gregorio Bettiza

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190949464
eISBN:
9780190949495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949464.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since the end of the Cold War, religion has been systematically brought to the fore of American foreign policy. US foreign policymakers have been increasingly tasked with promoting religious freedom ... More

The FixersLocal News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Lindsay Palmer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book conducts a cultural analysis of the labor of the news fixer—the locally based media employee who helps international correspondents research stories, set up interviews, translate foreign ... More

Gambling with ViolenceState Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India

Gambling with Violence: State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India

Yelena Biberman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190929961
eISBN:
9780190930004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

State outsourcing of violence to nonstate actors is a global practice that challenges our notions of legitimate warfare, statehood, and citizenship. It matters for counterinsurgency, civil war ... More

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