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Nationalism and the Multination State

Nationalism and the Multination State

Alain Dieckhoff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607913
eISBN:
9780190638481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607913.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Nationalism and the Multination State defends the idea that nationhood remains a central aspect of modernity. After the breakup of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the following decade ... More

Intelligence Success and FailureThe Human Factor

Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor

Rose McDermott and Uri Bar-Joseph

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199341733
eISBN:
9780190677008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book examines the factors contributing to failure and success in responding to strategic surprise, and as such it differs from previous studies that looked only at cases of failure. Given that ... More

An Impossible Dream?Racial Integration in the United States

An Impossible Dream?: Racial Integration in the United States

Sharon A. Stanley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190639976
eISBN:
9780190640002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This book offers a novel conception of racial integration for black Americans in the United States, and a sobering assessment of the prospects for its realization. It builds a bridge between two ... More

A Defense of RuleOrigins of Political Thought in Greece and India

A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

Stuart Gray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190636319
eISBN:
9780190636333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190636319.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This book establishes a new analytic approach to understanding fundamental political ideas of other cultures and time periods, applying the approach to a study of ancient Greek and Indian conceptions ... More

Black Rights/White WrongsThe Critique of Racial Liberalism

Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism

Charles W. Mills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190245412
eISBN:
9780190245450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245412.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberalism’s promise of equal rights has historically been denied to blacks and other people of color. Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism argues that rather than being ... 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

The Sinews of State PowerThe Rise and Demise of The Cohesive Local State in Rural China

The Sinews of State Power: The Rise and Demise of The Cohesive Local State in Rural China

Juan Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190605735
eISBN:
9780190609511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605735.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

What messages does farmer protest convey? Beyond various grievances and strategic actions from farmers, the existence of protests reveals weakened capacity of the state to govern the countryside ... More

Guided by the MountainsNavajo Political Philosophy and Governance

Guided by the Mountains: Navajo Political Philosophy and Governance

Michael Lerma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190639853
eISBN:
9780190639884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639853.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

What do traditional Diné institutions of governance offer to our understanding of the contemporary challenges faced by the Navajo Nation today and tomorrow? The research is part history and part ... More

Equal Opportunity PeacekeepingWomen, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States

Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States

Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190602420
eISBN:
9780190602444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Recent developments such as Sweden’s feminist foreign policy, the “Hillary doctrine,” and the integration of women into combat roles in the United States have propelled gender equality to the ... More

Democracy in the WoodsEnvironmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Prakash Kashwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

How do societies negotiate the apparently competing agendas of environmental protection and social justice? And why do some countries perform much better than others? Democracy in the Woods answers ... More

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