Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 321 items for:

  • Political Theory x
Clear All

View:

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

Affective PublicsSentiment, Technology, and Politics

Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics

Zizi Papacharissi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199999736
eISBN:
9780190213329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999736.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The past few decades have witnessed the growth of movements that use digital means to connect with broader publics and express their point of view. Social media facilitate feelings of engagement, in ... 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

Against the MassesVarieties of Anti-Democratic Thought Since the French Revolution

Against the Masses: Varieties of Anti-Democratic Thought Since the French Revolution

Joseph V. Femia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280637
eISBN:
9780191599231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280637.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Given the almost universal assumption that democracy is a ‘good thing’, the goal of mankind, it is easy to forget that ‘rule by the people’ has been vehemently opposed by some of the most ... More

Against the Odds?Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Against the Odds?: Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Gordon Marshall, Adam Swift, and Stephen Roberts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292401
eISBN:
9780191684913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292401.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is the relation between social class and social justice? This is currently a matter of public as well as academic controversy. While nobody would deny that the distribution of rewards in ... More

American States of NatureThe Origins of Independence, 1761-1775

American States of Nature: The Origins of Independence, 1761-1775

Mark Somos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190462857
eISBN:
9780190462871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The exact phrase, “state of nature,” was used thousands of times in the British colonies between 1630 and 1810, in juridical, theological, medical, political, economic, and other senses. From the ... More

Appropriating HobbesLegacies in Political, Legal, and International Thought

Appropriating Hobbes: Legacies in Political, Legal, and International Thought

David Boucher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817215
eISBN:
9780191858741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The aim of this book is not to trace the changing fortunes of the interpretation of one of the most sophisticated and famous political philosophers who ever lived, but to glimpse here and there his ... More

Bargaining on Nuclear TestsWashington and its Cold War Deals

Bargaining on Nuclear Tests: Washington and its Cold War Deals

Or Rabinowitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198702931
eISBN:
9780191772412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702931.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most observers who follow nuclear affairs agree on one major aspect regarding Israel’s famous policy of nuclear ambiguity—mainly that it is an exception. More specifically, it is largely accepted ... 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

Bentham's PrisonA Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Janet Semple

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

At the end of the 18th century, Jeremy Bentham devised a scheme for a prison that he called the panopticon. It soon became an obsession. For twenty years he tried to build it; in the end he failed, ... More

View: