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Who Decides, and How?Preferences, Uncertainty, and Policy Choice in the European Parliament

Who Decides, and How?: Preferences, Uncertainty, and Policy Choice in the European Parliament

Nils Ringe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572557
eISBN:
9780191722431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572557.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

How do individual legislators in the European Parliament (EP) make decisions? Despite a flourishing literature on the European Union's only directly elected institution, we know surprisingly little ... More

Who Is Worthy of Protection?Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Meghana Nayak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Gender-based asylum is a strategy to allow asylum seekers who have experienced gender persecution to find safe haven in the United States. However, it affects not just that but how we respond to ... More

Who Wins?Predicting Strategic Success and Failure in Armed Conflict

Who Wins?: Predicting Strategic Success and Failure in Armed Conflict

Patricia Sullivan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199878338
eISBN:
9780199950294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199878338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite their immense war-fighting capacity, the five most powerful states in the international system have failed to attain their primary political objective in almost 40% of their military ... More

Whose Peace?Local Ownership and United Nations Peacekeeping

Whose Peace?: Local Ownership and United Nations Peacekeeping

Sarah B. K. von Billerbeck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198755708
eISBN:
9780191816857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755708.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Recent years have seen an increasing emphasis on local ownership in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping. Advocates assert that it boosts the legitimacy and sustainability of peacekeeping by helping to ... More

Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Gøsta Esping-Andersen and Marino Regini (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores the deregulation of labour markets in Europe. It reviews the different national approaches to flexibility and deregulation, and examines their impact on unemployment structure and ... More

Why Don't You Just Talk to Him?The Politics of Domestic Abuse

Why Don't You Just Talk to Him?: The Politics of Domestic Abuse

Kathleen R. Arnold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190262280
eISBN:
9780190262303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262280.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Calling attention to domestic abuse as a political problem, this book seeks to challenge Enlightenment notions of intimacy that profoundly mistake the nature of control and abuse. In turn, the ... More

Why Occupy a Square?People, Protests and Movements   in the Egyptian Revolution

Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

On 25 January 2011, tens of thousands of Egyptians came out on the streets to protest against emergency rule and police brutality. Eighteen days later, Mubarak, one of the longest sitting dictators ... More

Why We Need a New Welfare State

Why We Need a New Welfare State

Gøsta Esping-Andersen (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Leading scholars in the field examine the highly topical issue of the future of the welfare state in Europe. They argue that welfare states need to adjust, and examine which kind of welfare ... More

Windows of OpportunityHow Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Windows of Opportunity: How Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Miriam J. Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239534
eISBN:
9780190239558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239534.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book illustrates how women’s advocacy groups seize peace negotiations to reconfigure their role in the state. Women’s groups overcome many challenges to gain access to peace talks and ensure ... More

Winds of ChangeThe Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Ion Bogdan Vasi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book brings social movements into the study of market formation and industry growth. It starts from the observation that while wind power stands out as a renewable energy success story in some ... More

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