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American Conspiracy Theories

American Conspiracy Theories

Joseph E. Uscinski and Joseph M. Parent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199351800
eISBN:
9780190203955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Conspiracies theories are some of the most striking features in the American political landscape: the Kennedy assassination, aliens at Roswell, subversion by Masons, Jews, Catholics, or communists, ... More

American CredoThe Place of Ideas in US Politics

American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Michael Foley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American society may be hostile to the thought of ideologies, but it possesses a sophisticated but little understood ability to engage in deep conflicts over political ideas, while at the same time ... More

The American IllnessEssays on the Rule of Law

The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

F. H. Buckley (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book brings together twenty-plus contributors from the fields of law, economics, and international relations to look at whether the U.S. legal system is contributing to the country's long ... More

The American LeftIts Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Only the right has recognized the potency of the American left. The book explains why others have underestimated the left in the USA, citing the relative absence of a free press in America, the ... More

The American Nonvoter

The American Nonvoter

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670702
eISBN:
9780190670740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670702.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The book explores the impact of uncertainty in the national campaign context on nonvoting in presidential and midterm House elections from 1920 through 2012. While previous studies have focused on ... More

Analytic ActivismDigital Listening and the New Political Strategy

Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy

David Karpf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190266127
eISBN:
9780190266165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Some of the most remarkable impacts of digital media on political activism lie not in the new types of speech it provides to disorganized masses, but in the new types of listening it fosters among ... More

The Anti-Intellectual PresidencyThe Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

Elvin T. Lim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342642
eISBN:
9780199851843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why has it been so long since an American president has effectively and consistently presented well-crafted, intellectually substantive arguments to the American public? Why have presidential ... More

The Arsenal of DemocracyAircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Gavin J. Bailey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Through a series of case studies, this book reveals new details of how Britain used American aircraft and integrates this with broader British statecraft and strategy. It challenges conceptions that ... More

Artists of the PossibleGoverning Networks and American Policy since 1945

Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Matt Grossmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book presents a new view of American policymaking, focusing on networks of actors responsible for policymaking. Policy change is not easily predictable from election results or public opinion ... More

Assessing the George W. Bush PresidencyA Tale of Two Terms

Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Andrew Wroe and Jon Herbert (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In one of the first volumes assessing the full two terms of the George W. Bush presidency, this book has gathered the work of leading American and European scholars. In fifteen chapters, authorities ... More

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