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The Anarchical Society at 40Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

The Anarchical Society at 40: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

Hidemi Suganami, Madeline Carr, and Adam Humphreys (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779605
eISBN:
9780191824654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779605.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hedley Bull’s The Anarchical Society was published in 1977. Though considered as one of the classics in International Relations, it does not address many world political issues that concern us deeply ... 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

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

A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics: 100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

Christopher Hood and Rozana Himaz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779612
eISBN:
9780191824661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Contributing to the literature on austerity, this book identifies and compares episodes of ‘fiscal squeeze’ (that is, substantial efforts to cut public spending and/or raise taxes) in the UK over a ... 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

Climate Crisis and the Democratic ProspectParticipatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Frank Fischer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Can contemporary democratic governments tackle climate crisis? Some say that democracy has to be a central part of a strategy to deal with climate change. Others say that experience shows it not to ... More

Commonplace WitnessingRhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Commonplace Witnessing: Rhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Bradford Vivian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190611088
eISBN:
9780190678371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Commonplace Witnessing examines how citizens, politicians, and civic institutions have adopted idioms of witnessing in recent decades to serve a variety of social, political, and moral ends. It does ... More

The Cybersecurity DilemmaHacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Ben Buchanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do nations break into one another's most important computer networks? There is an obvious answer: to steal valuable information or to attack. But this isn't the full story. This book draws on ... More

Dancing with the DevilThe Political Economy of Privatization in China

Dancing with the Devil: The Political Economy of Privatization in China

Yi-min Lin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190682828
eISBN:
9780190682866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190682828.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Democratization

From 1978 through the turn of the century China was transformed from a state-owned economy into a predominantly private economy. This fundamental change took place under the Chinese Communist Party ... More

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