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Wittgenstein and Political TheoryThe View from Somewhere

Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere

Christopher C. Robinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639144
eISBN:
9780748652839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639144.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ludwig Wittgenstein was arguably the most important philosopher of the twentieth century. Although his writings have influenced a range of philosophical and cultural movements, this effect was not ... More

WMD TerrorismScience and Policy Choices

WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Stephen M. Maurer (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Terrorism by means of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) has been studied for decades — since the Cold War and fears of secret agents with suitcase-sized atomic bombs. Although WMD research has ... More

Women and American PoliticsNew Questions, New Directions

Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Susan J. Carroll (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This volume presents a research agenda, developed by leading scholars of American politics, suggesting directions that could fruitfully shape the study of women and American politics in the early ... More

Women and Elective OfficePast, Present, and Future

Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Sue Thomas and Clyde Wilcox (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The third edition of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future offers the latest research on women as candidates and office holders in the United States. The book features a comprehensive ... More

Women and the Liberal DemocratsRepresenting Women

Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Elizabeth Evans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides an exploration of women's representation and the third party in UK politics. Based on extensive research, it is a comprehensive gendered analysis of the Liberal Democrats and the ... More

Women in Presidential CabinetsPower Players or Abundant Tokens?

Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

We examine the backgrounds, connections, and credentials of all full cabinet rank ministers in two to four presidential administrations in five presidential democracies—Argentina, Chile, Colombia, ... More

Women in the ClubGender and Policy Making in the Senate

Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate

Michele L. Swers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226022796
eISBN:
9780226022963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans were locked in a fierce battle for the female vote. Democrats charged Republicans with waging a “war on women,” while ... More

Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents 12 case studies on female legislative representation in new post-communist democracies in Europe. The cases represent a wide range of “pathways” from communist rule. Five rank as ... More

Worker protests in post-communist Romania and UkraineStriking with tied hands

Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Mihai Varga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book’s main idea is to study why and how successful forms of workers’ interest representation could emerge in a hostile context. The post-communist context makes it difficult for workers and ... More

Workers and revolution in SerbiaFrom Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinkovic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers a refreshing new analysis of the role of workers both in Tito's Yugoslavia and in the subsequent Serbian revolution against Milošević in October 2000. The authors argue that Tito and ... More

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