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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

Africa's Endangered LanguagesDocumentary and Theoretical Approaches

Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Jason Kandybowicz and Harold Torrence (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Relatively little is known about Africa’s endangered languages. In an era when we are racing against time to study and preserve the world’s threatened languages before they go extinct, a ... More

After AusterityWelfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession

After Austerity: Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession

Peter Taylor-Gooby, Benjamin Leruth, and Heejung Chung (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198790266
eISBN:
9780191831584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790266.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

European welfare states are undergoing profound change, driven by globalisation, technical changes, and population ageing. More immediately the aftermath of the Great Recession and unprecedented ... More

Against MarriageAn Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Clare Chambers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198744009
eISBN:
9780191842337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744009.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State is a critique of the state recognition of marriage and a proposal for an alternative form of regulation. Part One, ‘Against ... More

American Opinion on TradePreferences without Politics

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Alexandra Guisinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics explains how American voters form opinions on trade policy and why those preferences can remain at odds with policy choices of political actors ... More

The Architecture of Illegal MarketsTowards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Jens Beckert and Matías Dewey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

From illegal drugs, stolen artwork, and forged trademarks, to fraud on financial markets—the phenomenon of illegality in market exchanges is pervasive. Illegal markets have great economic ... More

The Business Turn in American Religious History

The Business Turn in American Religious History

Amanda Porterfield, Darren Grem, and John Corrigan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190280192
eISBN:
9780190280222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280192.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume examines the business side of religious organizations, focusing on business activities supporting religion that historians of religion often overlook. The essays collected in this volume ... More

Central Banks into the BreachFrom Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Central Banks into the Breach: From Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Pierre L. Siklos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190228835
eISBN:
9780190228866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The book covers the global economy and the various pressures faced by central banks. It also provides some ideas for reforming existing monetary policy strategies. The events of the past fifteen ... More

Cityscapes of Violence in KarachiPublics and Counterpublics

Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Nichola Khan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book enlists some controversies that understanding, writing about and publishing on violence in Karachi entails. It brings into conversation some prominent academics—including anthropologists ... More

Coalitions and ComplianceThe Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents in Latin America

Coalitions and Compliance: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents in Latin America

Kenneth C. Shadlen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199593903
eISBN:
9780191845574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593903.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book shows how international changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late 1980s, developing countries have come under considerable pressure to revise their intellectual property ... More

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