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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 Have All the Heroes Gone?The Changing Nature of American Valor

Where Have All the Heroes Gone?: The Changing Nature of American Valor

Bruce G. Peabody and Krista Jenkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199982950
eISBN:
9780190660482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982950.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

We use the concept of American heroism to show an important and recurring gap between the views of political and media elites in the U.S. and the attitudes of the public. Over the past five decades, ... 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

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

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