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The Myth of International OrderWhy Weak States Persist and Alternatives to the State Fade Away

The Myth of International Order: Why Weak States Persist and Alternatives to the State Fade Away

Arjun Chowdhury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190686710
eISBN:
9780190686758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686710.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book takes on a fundamental political puzzle: most states in the international system are “weak” states—states unable to monopolize violence or provide public goods, and yet the nation-state ... More

Exile, Diaspora, and ReturnChanging Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Exile, Diaspora, and Return: Changing Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Luis Roniger, Leonardo Senkman, Saúl Sosnowski, and Mario Sznajder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190693961
eISBN:
9780190693992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This book explores how Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay have been affected by postexilic relocations, transnational migrant displacements, and diasporas. It provides a systematic analysis of ... More

China and the Geopolitics of Rare Earths

China and the Geopolitics of Rare Earths

Sophia Kalantzakos

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190670931
eISBN:
9780190670962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670931.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In 2010, because of a geopolitical incident between China and Japan, seventeen elements of the periodic table known as rare earths became notorious overnight. An “unofficial” and temporary embargo of ... More

The Working World of International OrganizationsAuthority, Capacity, Legitimacy

The Working World of International Organizations: Authority, Capacity, Legitimacy

Xu Yi-chong and Patrick Weller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198719496
eISBN:
9780191788598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719496.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

International organizations (IOs) matter. Based on extensive interviews and exchanges with key players in IOs in the past decade, this book uncovers the regular working world of IOs, to challenge the ... More

The New Economic PopulismHow States Respond to Economic Inequality

The New Economic Populism: How States Respond to Economic Inequality

William Franko and Christopher Witko

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190671013
eISBN:
9780190671044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

While most observers and scholars of inequality focus on how the federal government has created, or at minimum failed to respond to, inequality, in this book Franko and Witko argue that this nearly ... More

Exchange PoliticsOpposing Obamacare in Battleground States

Exchange Politics: Opposing Obamacare in Battleground States

David K. Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677237
eISBN:
9780190677275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677237.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) required that each state set up a health insurance exchange or lose control to the federal government. Because Republicans had supported the concept before it became ... More

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

From the Democratic Deficit to a Democratic SurplusConstructing Administrative Democracy in Europe

From the Democratic Deficit to a Democratic Surplus: Constructing Administrative Democracy in Europe

Athanasios Psygkas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190632762
eISBN:
9780190632793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632762.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conventional account of a European Union (EU) “democratic deficit” misses part of the story. This book argues that member-state regulatory processes operating under EU mandates may actually have ... 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

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