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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

Banking on MarketsThe Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Rachel A. Epstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

States and banks have traditionally maintained close ties. At various points in time, states have used banks to manage their economies and soak up government debt, while banks enjoyed regulatory ... More

The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft

The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft

Cynthia Roberts, Leslie Armijo, and Saori Katada

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190697518
eISBN:
9780190697556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697518.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

In the context of an ongoing global power shift, the largest emerging economies (China, Russia, India, Brazil) formed an exclusive and informal club called the BRICs. Subsequently joined by South ... More

Connected by CommitmentOppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Mara Marin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190498627
eISBN:
9780190498641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Connected by Commitment examines our obligations to transform structures of oppression and argues that they should be understood on the model of “commitments.” Commitments are relationships of ... More

Contesting the Repressive StateWhy Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Kira D. Jumet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190688455
eISBN:
9780190688493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688455.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This book advances research on the collective action dilemma in protest movements by examining protest mobilization leading up to, and during, the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and 2013 June 30th Coup in ... More

Controlling the EU Executive?The Politics of Delegation in the European Union

Controlling the EU Executive?: The Politics of Delegation in the European Union

Gijs Jan Brandsma and Jens Blom-Hansen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198767909
eISBN:
9780191821769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767909.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Every year the EU Commission issues thousands of rules based on powers delegated by the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament. But delegation is carefully controlled. Traditionally, ... More

Dangerous DiplomacyBureaucracy, Power Politics,  and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Herman T. Salton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book assesses the role of the UN Secretariat in the Rwandan genocide. With the help of new sources, including the personal diaries and private papers of the late Sir Marrack Goulding, it ... More

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Matthew Evangelista and Nina Tannenwald (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The book offers a comparative analysis of state practice with regard to the Geneva Conventions. It seeks to answer three questions of critical importance to understanding their role and impact: (1) ... More

Excluded WithinThe (Un)Intelligibility of Radical Political Actors

Excluded Within: The (Un)Intelligibility of Radical Political Actors

Sina Kramer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190625986
eISBN:
9780190626006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Why are some claims seen or heard as political claims, while others are not? Why are some people not seen or heard as political agents? And how does their political unintelligibility shape political ... More

Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of SpaceLocating Legitimacy

Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy

Laura J. Shepherd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199982721
eISBN:
9780190699444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199982721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United Nations is an organization founded at least in part on hope: hope for a postwar future offering security, human rights, justice, “social progress and better standards of life in larger ... More

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