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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

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

Diploma DemocracyThe Rise of Political Meritocracy

Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy

Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790631
eISBN:
9780191833151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Lay politics lies at the heart of democracy. Political offices are the only offices for which no formal qualifications are required. Contemporary political practices are diametrically opposed to this ... More

Election WatchdogsTransparency, Accountability and Integrity

Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Pippa Norris and Alessandro Nai (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190677800
eISBN:
9780190677831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190677800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Recent years have seen resurgent interest in the potential capacity of transparency—the public availability of information—to improve democratic governance. Timely, accurate, granular, and freely ... More

Multiracial Identity and Racial Politics in the United States

Multiracial Identity and Racial Politics in the United States

Natalie Masuoka

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657468
eISBN:
9780190690687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657468.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book highlights a new cultural norm to racially self-identify as “multiracial” and offers evidence on the possible political implications of this racial identity. It first catalogues a cultural ... More

The New Turkey and Its Discontents

The New Turkey and Its Discontents

Simon Waldman and Emre Caliskan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190668372
eISBN:
9780190848538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Turkey of today little resembles that of recent decades. Its economy has expanded, new political elites have emerged, and the once powerful Kemalist military is no longer a potent and dominant ... More

Organizing Political PartiesRepresentation, Participation, and Power

Organizing Political Parties: Representation, Participation, and Power

Susan E. Scarrow, Paul D. Webb, and Thomas Poguntke (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198758631
eISBN:
9780191818554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book uses the newly collected Political Party Database to investigate how political parties organize in contemporary parliamentary democracies. It develops new approaches and new measures for ... More

Partisanship and Political Liberalism in Diverse Societies

Partisanship and Political Liberalism in Diverse Societies

Matteo Bonotti

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198739500
eISBN:
9780191802478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Since its publication in 1993, John Rawls’s Political Liberalism has been central to debates concerning political legitimacy, democratic theory, toleration, and multiculturalism in contemporary ... More

Reform Capacity

Reform Capacity

Johannes Lindvall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198766865
eISBN:
9780191821134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Reform capacity—the ability of political decision-makers to adopt and implement policy changes that benefit society as a whole—can be achieved in two different ways. One method is to build ... More

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