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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

The Alternatives to WarFrom Sanctions to Nonviolence

The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Nonviolence

James Pattison

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198755203
eISBN:
9780191816567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If states are not to go to war, what should they do instead? In The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Non-violence, James Pattison considers the case for the alternatives to military action to ... More

Appropriating HobbesLegacies in Political, Legal, and International Thought

Appropriating Hobbes: Legacies in Political, Legal, and International Thought

David Boucher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817215
eISBN:
9780191858741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The aim of this book is not to trace the changing fortunes of the interpretation of one of the most sophisticated and famous political philosophers who ever lived, but to glimpse here and there his ... More

The Authority TrapStrategic Choices of International NGOs

The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite public favorability towards international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), most of these groups toil in total obscurity. A very few INGOs, active in human rights promotion, ... More

Building an American EmpireThe Era of Territorial and Political Expansion

Building an American Empire: The Era of Territorial and Political Expansion

Paul Frymer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691166056
eISBN:
9781400885350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166056.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the politics of the United States' westward expansion, showing how the government's regulation of population movements on the frontier, both settlement and removal, advanced ... More

China, The United States, and the Future of Latin AmericaU.S.-China Relations, Volume III

China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

David Denoon (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The U.S. has been the preeminent power in Latin America in terms of military capability, foreign investment, and cultural ties. The growing presence of China in Latin America prompted agricultural ... More

The Cities on the HillHow Urban Insitutions Transform National Politics

The Cities on the Hill: How Urban Insitutions Transform National Politics

Thomas K. Ogorzalek

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190668877
eISBN:
9780190668914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668877.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent electoral cycles have drawn attention to an urban–rural divide at the heart of American politics. This book traces the origins of red and blue America. The urbanicity divide began with the ... More

Colonial Capitalism and the Dilemmas of Liberalism

Colonial Capitalism and the Dilemmas of Liberalism

Onur Ulas Ince

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190637293
eISBN:
9780190637323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637293.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This book analyzes the relationship between liberalism and empire from the perspective of political economy. It investigates the formative impact of “colonial capitalism” on the historical ... More

Comparative Area StudiesMethodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Ariel I. Ahram, Patrick Köllner, and Rudra Sil (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190846374
eISBN:
9780190869595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Area studies scholarship has been indispensable for the development of social scientific knowledge. However, it risks becoming marginalized without more concerted efforts to demonstrate its relevance ... More

Compulsion in ReligionSaddam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq

Compulsion in Religion: Saddam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq

Samuel Helfont

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843311
eISBN:
9780190843342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843311.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Compulsion in Religion relies on extensive research with Ba’thist archives to investigate the roots of the religious insurgencies that erupted in Iraq following the American-led invasion in 2003. The ... More

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