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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

Theorizing Race in the AmericasDouglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Juliet Hooker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Theorizing Race in the Americas analyzes the accounts of race formulated by four key thinkers from the Americas: the former slave, abolitionist leader, and thinker, Frederick Douglass; the ... More

Power and Feminist Agency in CapitalismToward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Claudia Leeb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This book provides answers for the questions of the when, who, how, and what of sociopolitical change and finds solutions to the dilemmas inherent in the idea of the political subject. It introduces ... More

Development and Human RightsRhetoric and Reality in India

Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Joel E. Oestreich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Development and Human Rights in India examines how UN agencies are following a “rights-based approach to development” in India. It asks two questions: How (if at all) does the implementation of a ... 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

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