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Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher, and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199662630
eISBN:
9780191756191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book addresses electoral change, the reasons, and the consequences. By investigating heterogeneity of voting (part I) and complexity of voting and its context (part II) it shows that increasing ... More

The Vulnerable in International Society

The Vulnerable in International Society

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646081
eISBN:
9780191756146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646081.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Who are the vulnerable, and what makes them so? The book suggests that people are vulnerable not just to natural risks, but also to the workings of international society. This replicates the approach ... More

Waging WarA Philosophical Introduction

Waging War: A Philosophical Introduction

Clark Ian

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273257
eISBN:
9780191684012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is war, and how should it be waged? Are there restraints on its conduct? What can philosophers contribute to the study of warfare? It might appear to some that the practical activity of the ... More

Waging WarA New Philosophical Introduction

Waging War: A New Philosophical Introduction

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724650
eISBN:
9780191792212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

What exactly is it we wage when we wage war? This is the crucial question addressed in this new edition of a classic text. The range of possible answers to it has already framed much of the ethical ... More

War and War CrimesThe Military, Legitimacy and Success in Armed Conflict

War and War Crimes: The Military, Legitimacy and Success in Armed Conflict

James Gow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327027
eISBN:
9780199388127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The laws of war have always been concerned with issues of necessity and proportionality, but how are these principles applied in modern warfare? What are the pressures on practitioners where an ... More

Warrior GeeksHow 21st Century Technology is Changing the Way We Fight and Think About War

Warrior Geeks: How 21st Century Technology is Changing the Way We Fight and Think About War

Christopher Coker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327898
eISBN:
9780199388134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327898.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines how technology is transforming the way we think about and fight war, taking three major changes that are driving this process: cybernetic technologies that are folding soldiers ... More

Wars of PlunderConflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Philippe Le Billon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333462
eISBN:
9780190235673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333462.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

From Angola to Iraq, wars have taken place in resource rich countries full of poor people. Wars of Plunder explores the interplay of natural resources and armed conflicts, and what the international ... More

Weak LinksFragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Stewart Patrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Conventional wisdom among policymakers in both the US and Europe holds that weak and failing states are the source of the world's most pressing security threats today. The international community's ... More

Weapon of ChoiceSmall Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Matthew Ford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190623869
eISBN:
9780190686574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623869.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines Western military technological innovation through the lens of developments in small arms during the twentieth century. These weapons have existed for centuries, appear to have ... More

The Weight of ViolenceReligion, Language, Politics

The Weight of Violence: Religion, Language, Politics

Saitya Brata Das and Soumyabrata Choudhury (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199453726
eISBN:
9780199085293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

‘How do we now make sense of existence in a world that is constantly threatened by destruction of sense?’: such is the question asked by the chapters in this book. It turns out that the question ... More

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