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What Kind of Europe?

What Kind of Europe?

Loukas Tsoukalis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199266661
eISBN:
9780191600265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266662.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book examines the issues associated with the future of economic and political integration in Europe. It seeks answers to the question, “What kind of Europe do we want to build?”, with emphasis ... More

What Women Want

What Women Want

Deborah L. Rhode

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199348275
eISBN:
9780190252410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199348275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American women fare worse than men on virtually every major dimension of social status, financial well-being, and physical safety. Sexual violence remains common, and reproductive rights are by no ... More

What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Iain McLean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

In this provocative new study, Iain McLean argues that the traditional story of the British constitution does not make sense. It purports to be both positive and normative: that is, to describe both ... More

When Citizens DecideLessons from Citizen Assemblies on Electoral Reform

When Citizens Decide: Lessons from Citizen Assemblies on Electoral Reform

Patrick Fournier, Henk van der Kolk, R. Kenneth Carty, André Blais, and Jonathan Rose

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199567843
eISBN:
9780191728655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567843.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Three unprecedented large-scale democratic experiments have recently taken place. Citizen assemblies on electoral reform were conducted in British Columbia, the Netherlands, and Ontario. Groups of ... More

When Cooperation FailsThe International Law and Politics of Genetically Modified Foods

When Cooperation Fails: The International Law and Politics of Genetically Modified Foods

Mark A. Pollack and Gregory C. Shaffer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237289
eISBN:
9780191696732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237289.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The transatlantic dispute over genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has brought into conflict the United States and the European Union, two long-time allies and economically interdependent ... More

When Does Gender Matter?Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

When Does Gender Matter?: Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

Kathleen Dolan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199968275
eISBN:
9780190201142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As the number of women candidates for office in the United States increases each election cycle, scholars are confronted with questions about the impact of their sex on their chances of success. ... More

When Norms CollideLocal Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

Karisa Cloward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190274917
eISBN:
9780190274955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Many transnational campaigns, and particularly the transnational campaign on violence against women, promote international norms that target the behavior of local nonstate actors, while many of these ... More

When the People SpeakDeliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

James S. Fishkin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199604432
eISBN:
9780191803574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604432.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

All over the world, democratic reforms have brought power to the people, but under conditions where the people have little opportunity to think about the power that they exercise. This book combines ... More

Where There is No GovernmentEnforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Sandra F. Joireman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Governments, farmers, homeowners, and academics around the world agree that property rights are important. But what happens when the state fails to enforce them? This book describes how a variety of ... More

Which Policy for Europe?Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Which Policy for Europe?: Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Miriam Hartlapp, Julia Metz, and Christian Rauh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688036
eISBN:
9780191767425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688036.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Commission is at the center of the EU political system. Within its five-year terms each Commission proposes up to 2000 binding legal acts and thus crucially shapes form and substance of ... More

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