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Stemming the TideHuman Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Madeline Baer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The human right to water and sanitation emerged as a rallying cry for protestors and a legal tool to challenge privatization of water services. This book explores how the right to water and ... More

The Hybrid Media SystemPolitics and Power

The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Andrew Chadwick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190696726
eISBN:
9780190696764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, International Relations and Politics

The diffusion and rapid evolution of new communication technologies has created a pressing need to understand the complex forces reshaping media and politics. Who is emerging as powerful in this new ... More

The Democratic Coup d'État

The Democratic Coup d'État

Ozan Varol

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190626013
eISBN:
9780190626051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The term “coup d’état,” --French for stroke of the state--brings to mind coups staged by power-hungry generals who overthrow the existing regime, not to democratize but to concentrate power in their ... More

The Biopolitics of Embryos and AlphabetsA Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabets: A Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

Ruth A. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190638351
eISBN:
9780190638399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638351.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The two subjects of this book are biopolitics (unfashionable since the late 1990s) and posthumanism (falling out of fashion since the mid-2000s). Taking the inauspicious intersection of these two ... More

Democracy to ComePolitics as Relational Praxis

Democracy to Come: Politics as Relational Praxis

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670979
eISBN:
9780190671006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670979.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The book seeks to lay the groundwork for a new conception of democracy. By contrast to traditional views which located its distinctive character simply in the expansion of the number of rulers, the ... More

Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy CrisisExplaining Trends and Cross-National Differences in Established Democracies

Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy Crisis: Explaining Trends and Cross-National Differences in Established Democracies

Carolien van Ham, Jacques Thomassen, Kees Aarts, and Rudy Andeweg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198793717
eISBN:
9780191835520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793717.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Theories about legitimacy decline and legitimacy crisis are as old as democracy itself. Yet, representative democracy still exists, and empirical evidence for a secular decline of political support ... More

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

David M. Willumsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805434
eISBN:
9780191843501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The central argument of this book is that voting unity in European legislatures is not primarily the result of the ‘disciplining’ power of the leadership of parliamentary parties, but rather the ... More

Inside the Enemy's ComputerIdentifying Cyber Attackers

Inside the Enemy's Computer: Identifying Cyber Attackers

Clement Guitton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190699994
eISBN:
9780190848507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Attribution — tracing those responsible for a cyber attack — is of primary importance when classifying it as a criminal act, an act of war, or an act of terrorism. Three assumptions dominate current ... More

Social Justice through InclusionThe Consequences of Electoral Quotas in India

Social Justice through Inclusion: The Consequences of Electoral Quotas in India

Francesca R. Jensenius

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190646608
eISBN:
9780190646646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646608.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

India has one of the most extensive quota systems in the world: the reserved seats for the Scheduled Castes (SCs, the former “untouchables”) in the country’s legislative assemblies. Combining ... More

Multiracial Identity and Racial Politics in the United States

Multiracial Identity and Racial Politics in the United States

Natalie Masuoka

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657468
eISBN:
9780190690687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657468.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book highlights a new cultural norm to racially self-identify as “multiracial” and offers evidence on the possible political implications of this racial identity. It first catalogues a cultural ... More

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