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Women in Presidential CabinetsPower Players or Abundant Tokens?

Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

We examine the backgrounds, connections, and credentials of all full cabinet rank ministers in two to four presidential administrations in five presidential democracies—Argentina, Chile, Colombia, ... More

Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents 12 case studies on female legislative representation in new post-communist democracies in Europe. The cases represent a wide range of “pathways” from communist rule. Five rank as ... More

A World History of Ancient Political Thought

A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Antony Black

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the political thought of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Iran, India, China, Greece, Rome, and early Christianity from prehistory to c.200 CE. The most common discourse was sacred ... More

A World History of Ancient Political ThoughtIts Significance and Consequences

A World History of Ancient Political Thought: Its Significance and Consequences

Antony Black

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198790686
eISBN:
9780191833182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the political thought of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Iran, India, China, Greece, Rome, and early Christianity up to c.200 CE. It begins with prehistorical notions of groups, ... More

A World of Three CulturesHonor, Achievement and Joy

A World of Three Cultures: Honor, Achievement and Joy

Miguel E. Basáñez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190270360
eISBN:
9780190270407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270360.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Political scientists have recognized the importance of human values in development for hundreds of years, going back at least as far as Max Weber and Alexis de Tocqueville, but the field is still ... More

Worldviews of Aspiring PowersDomestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia

Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia

Henry R. Nau and Deepa Ollapally (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937479
eISBN:
9780199980727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937479.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a serious study of the domestic foreign policy debates in five world powers who have gained more influence as the US's has waned: China, Japan, India, Russia, and Iran. Featuring a ... More

You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

Simon Chesterman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199263486
eISBN:
9780191600999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263485.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Transitional administrations represent the most complex operations attempted by the United Nations. The missions in Kosovo (1999—) and East Timor (1999–2002) are commonly seen as unique in the ... More

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