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The Civic ConstitutionCivic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

The Civic Constitution: Civic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Elizabeth Beaumont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940066
eISBN:
9780199369782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book offers a powerful new understanding of American constitutional democracy by focusing on several generations of influential “civic founders”—largely ordinary men and women who sought to ... More

The Civic Organization and the Digital CitizenCommunicating Engagement in a Networked Age

The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen: Communicating Engagement in a Networked Age

Chris Wells

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190203610
eISBN:
9780190203658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203610.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book investigates the changing relationship between citizens and civic organizations by exploring how social changes and innovations in communication technology are transforming the information ... More

Cold War US Foreign PolicyKey Perspectives

Cold War US Foreign Policy: Key Perspectives

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620791
eISBN:
9780748652686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620791.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides a comprehensive description and critique of the six most important historical interpretations of US Cold War foreign policy: traditionalism, revisionism, post-revisionism, ... More

Collaborative Governance for Urban RevitalizationLessons from Empowerment Zones

Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For more than one hundred years, governments have grappled with the complex problem of how to revitalize distressed urban areas. In 1995, the original urban Empowerment Zones (Atlanta, Baltimore, ... More

The Color of Our ShameRace and Justice in Our Time

The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice in Our Time

Christopher J. Lebron

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936342
eISBN:
9780199345823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936342.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice in Our Time asks a basic yet urgent question: How can we explain systemic racial inequality in an era of formal equality under liberal democratic norms? It ... More

Congress and the MediaBeyond Institutional Power

Congress and the Media: Beyond Institutional Power

Danielle Vinson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190632243
eISBN:
9780190632281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190632243.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Over the last four decades, members of Congress have increasingly embraced media relations as a way to influence national policymaking and politics. In 1977, nearly half of congressional members had ... More

Congressional AmbivalenceThe Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Jasmine Farrier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Is the United States Congress dead, alive, or trapped in a moribund cycle? When confronted with controversial policy issues, members of Congress struggle to satisfy conflicting legislative, ... More

Conservatism and American Political Development

Conservatism and American Political Development

Brian J. Glenn and Steven M. Teles (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195373929
eISBN:
9780199852291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373929.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American political development (APD) is a core subfield in American political science, and focuses on political and policy history. For a variety of reasons, most of the focus in the twentieth ... More

Conservative Protestant Politics

Conservative Protestant Politics

Steve Bruce

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293927
eISBN:
9780191685019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the place and nature of religion in industrial societies through a comparative analysis of conservative Protestant politics in a variety of ‘first world’ societies. Rejecting the ... More

Controlling the MessageNew Media in American Political Campaigns

Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Victoria A. "Farrar-Myers and Justin S. Vaughn (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

From the presidential race to the battle for the office of New York City mayor, American political candidates' approach to new media strategy is increasingly what makes or breaks their campaign. ... More

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