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Contesting the Repressive StateWhy Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Kira D. Jumet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190688455
eISBN:
9780190688493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688455.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This book advances research on the collective action dilemma in protest movements by examining protest mobilization leading up to, and during, the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and 2013 June 30th Coup in ... More

The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft

The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft

Cynthia Roberts, Leslie Armijo, and Saori Katada

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190697518
eISBN:
9780190697556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697518.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

In the context of an ongoing global power shift, the largest emerging economies (China, Russia, India, Brazil) formed an exclusive and informal club called the BRICs. Subsequently joined by South ... More

Connected by CommitmentOppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Mara Marin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190498627
eISBN:
9780190498641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Connected by Commitment examines our obligations to transform structures of oppression and argues that they should be understood on the model of “commitments.” Commitments are relationships of ... More

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

Regulating the PollutersMarkets and Strategies for Protecting the Global Environment

Regulating the Polluters: Markets and Strategies for Protecting the Global Environment

Alexander Ovodenko

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190677725
eISBN:
9780190677756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Climate change, tropical deforestation, biodiversity loss, ozone depletion, hazardous wastes, and ocean pollution are among the environmental issues that have bought national governments together in ... 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

Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of SpaceLocating Legitimacy

Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy

Laura J. Shepherd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199982721
eISBN:
9780190699444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199982721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United Nations is an organization founded at least in part on hope: hope for a postwar future offering security, human rights, justice, “social progress and better standards of life in larger ... More

Excluded WithinThe (Un)Intelligibility of Radical Political Actors

Excluded Within: The (Un)Intelligibility of Radical Political Actors

Sina Kramer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190625986
eISBN:
9780190626006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Why are some claims seen or heard as political claims, while others are not? Why are some people not seen or heard as political agents? And how does their political unintelligibility shape political ... More

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Matthew Evangelista and Nina Tannenwald (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The book offers a comparative analysis of state practice with regard to the Geneva Conventions. It seeks to answer three questions of critical importance to understanding their role and impact: (1) ... 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

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