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Accountability and DemocracyThe Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Craig T. Borowiak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Situated at the intersection of democratic theory and international studies, Accountability and Democracy provides an in-depth critical analysis of the concept “democratic accountability.” The book ... More

Accountability for KillingMoral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

Accountability for Killing: Moral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

Neta Crawford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199981724
eISBN:
9780199369942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981724.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

United States officials argued during America’s post-9-/11 wars that the US took every precaution to prevent unintended civilian death and injury — known as collateral damage — due to US military ... More

Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Alexandra Kaasch and Kerstin Martens (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book advances our understanding of the global dimension of social policy by applying the notion of global social governance to actors, their relationships to each other, and their pathways, as ... More

The Advocacy TrapTransnational Activism and State Power in China

The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Stephen Noakes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What does China’s rise mean for transnational civil society? What happens when global activist networks engage a powerful and norm-resistant new hegemon? This book combines detailed ethnographic ... More

After the FallSri Lanka in Victory and War

After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War

Mohan K. Tikku

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463503
eISBN:
9780199086771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463503.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

While Buddhists all over the world were celebrating 2,500 years of Gautama Buddha’s passing in 1956, Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was called then) was sowing the seeds of an ethnic conflict. To begin with, ... More

AftershocksGreat Powers and Domestic Reforms in the Twentieth Century

Aftershocks: Great Powers and Domestic Reforms in the Twentieth Century

Seva Gunitsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172330
eISBN:
9781400885329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172330.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. This book offers a new ... More

Aid Dependence in CambodiaHow Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Sophal Ear

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161121
eISBN:
9780231530927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161121.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reveals the pernicious effects of aid dependence and its perversion of Cambodian democracy. It analyzes the period since international intervention liberated Cambodia from pariah state ... More

The al-Qaeda FranchiseThe Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences

The al-Qaeda Franchise: The Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences

Barak Mendelsohn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190205607
eISBN:
9780190462215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The al-Qaeda Franchise asks why al-Qaeda adopted a branching-out strategy, introducing seven franchises spread over the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. After all, transnational terrorist ... More

Ambiguity and DeterrenceBritish Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

John Baylis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book emphasizes the role of competing strategic beliefs in the formulation of British nuclear strategies between 1945 and 1964. Based on recently released documents, the British approach to ... More

America's War on TerrorThe State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

America's War on Terror: The State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

Jason Ralph

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652358
eISBN:
9780191745515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following 9/11 the United States faced a situation of exceptional insecurity. In that period the Bush administration argued that certain international norms did not apply to US conduct. Its argument ... More

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