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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

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

Bangladeshi Migrants in IndiaForeigners, Refugees, or Infiltrators?

Bangladeshi Migrants in India: Foreigners, Refugees, or Infiltrators?

Rizwana Shamshad

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199476411
eISBN:
9780199090952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476411.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In January 2011, Felani Khatun was shot dead while attempting to cross the border from India to Bangladesh. Her body remained hung on the fence as a warning to those who illegally crossed an ... 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, Russia, and Twenty-First Century Global Geopolitics

China, Russia, and Twenty-First Century Global Geopolitics

Paul J. Bolt and Sharyl N. Cross

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198719519
eISBN:
9780191788611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the Chinese–Russian bilateral relationship, grounded in a historical perspective, and discusses the implications of the partnership between these two ... 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

Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative PerspectiveMinority Presidents in Multiparty Systems

Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective: Minority Presidents in Multiparty Systems

Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman, and Timothy J. Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198817208
eISBN:
9780191858734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817208.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book provides the first cross-regional study of an increasingly important form of politics: coalitional presidentialism. Drawing on original research of minority presidents in the democratizing ... 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

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