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Why America Misunderstands the WorldNational Experience and Roots of Misperception

Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception

Paul R. Pillar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231165907
eISBN:
9780231540353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Being insulated by two immense oceans makes it hard for Americans to appreciate the concerns of more exposed countries. American democracy’s rapid rise also fools many into thinking the same liberal ... More

Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Gøsta Esping-Andersen and Marino Regini (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores the deregulation of labour markets in Europe. It reviews the different national approaches to flexibility and deregulation, and examines their impact on unemployment structure and ... More

Why Don't You Just Talk to Him?The Politics of Domestic Abuse

Why Don't You Just Talk to Him?: The Politics of Domestic Abuse

Kathleen R. Arnold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190262280
eISBN:
9780190262303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262280.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Calling attention to domestic abuse as a political problem, this book seeks to challenge Enlightenment notions of intimacy that profoundly mistake the nature of control and abuse. In turn, the ... More

Why Not Parties?Party Effects in the United States Senate

Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Nathan W. Monroe, Jason M. Roberts, and David W. Rohde (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534879
eISBN:
9780226534947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534947.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent research on the U.S. House of Representatives largely focuses on the effects of partisanship, but the strikingly less frequent studies of the Senate still tend to treat parties as secondary ... More

Why Occupy a Square?People, Protests and Movements   in the Egyptian Revolution

Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

On 25 January 2011, tens of thousands of Egyptians came out on the streets to protest against emergency rule and police brutality. Eighteen days later, Mubarak, one of the longest sitting dictators ... More

Why We Need a New Welfare State

Why We Need a New Welfare State

Gøsta Esping-Andersen (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Leading scholars in the field examine the highly topical issue of the future of the welfare state in Europe. They argue that welfare states need to adjust, and examine which kind of welfare ... More

Why Welfare States PersistThe Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Why Welfare States Persist: The Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Clem Brooks and Jeff Manza

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075839
eISBN:
9780226075952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

With accumulating evidence casting doubt on forecasts of imminent decline in welfare states, some recent scholarship has instead focused on a different scenario: the prospects for cross-national ... More

Windows of OpportunityHow Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Windows of Opportunity: How Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Miriam J. Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239534
eISBN:
9780190239558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239534.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book illustrates how women’s advocacy groups seize peace negotiations to reconfigure their role in the state. Women’s groups overcome many challenges to gain access to peace talks and ensure ... More

Winds of ChangeThe Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Ion Bogdan Vasi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book brings social movements into the study of market formation and industry growth. It starts from the observation that while wind power stands out as a renewable energy success story in some ... More

With, Without, or Against the State?How European Regions Play the Brussels Game

With, Without, or Against the State?: How European Regions Play the Brussels Game

Michaël Tatham

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198758624
eISBN:
9780191818547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758624.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Much research has highlighted that sub-state entities (SSEs)—such as the German Länder, the Spanish autonomous communities, or the French regions—mobilize at the European level. This literature, ... More

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