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Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic StateA Comparative Study of State Feminism

Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Dorothy McBride Stetson (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies. It focuses on the questions of state ... More

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

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368709
eISBN:
9780199368730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368709.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Many elections fail. The most overt malpractices used by rulers include imprisoning dissidents, harassing adversaries, coercing voters, vote-rigging counts, and finally, if losing, blatantly ... More

Alternatives to NeoliberalismTowards Equality and Democracy

Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Towards Equality and Democracy

Bryn Jones and Mike O'Donnell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331148
eISBN:
9781447331162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331148.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this collection, innovative and eminent social and policy analysts, including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Jeremy Gilbert, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, challenge the failing but still dominant ... More

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a growing body of evidence pointing towards rising levels of public dissatisfaction with the formal political process. Depoliticization refers to a more discrete range of contemporary ... More

Anxieties of DemocracyTocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Partha Chatterjee and Ira Katznelson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077473
eISBN:
9780199081745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077473.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Alexis de Tocqueville published his famous study of the United States at a time when modern democracy was still quite young. His study of democratic institutions in the United States, as well as his ... More

The Arab SpringPathways of Repression and Reform

The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform

Jason Brownlee, Tarek Masoud, and Andrew Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199660063
eISBN:
9780191755941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is premised on the notion that subnational undemocratic regimes (SURs) within countries not only differ among each other but that they maintain different relations with the federal ... More

Are Muslims Distinctive?A Look at the Evidence

Are Muslims Distinctive?: A Look at the Evidence

M. Steven Fish

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199769209
eISBN:
9780190252502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769209.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book assesses how Muslims and non-Muslims differ—and do not differ—in the contemporary world. Using rigorous methods and data drawn from around the globe, the text reveals that in some areas ... More

Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Nathan J. Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619428
eISBN:
9780190619459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619428.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book analyzes the politics of religion in the Arab world after the emergence of new public spheres over the past few decades. By examining those spheres as they really are, rather than measuring ... More

The Art of the StateCulture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Christopher Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does public management—the art of the state—so often go wrong, producing failure and fiasco instead of public service, and what are the different ways in which control or regulation can be ... More

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