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The Alawis of SyriaWar, Faith and Politics in the Levant

The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Michael Kerr and Craig Larkin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Throughout the turbulent history of the Levant the Alawis — a secretive, resilient and ancient Muslim sect — have aroused suspicion and animosity, including accusations of religious heresy. More ... More

Allocating the EarthA Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Breena Holland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, and especially on Martha Nussbaum’s capabilities ... More

Altered StatesChanging Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Thomas M. Holbrook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190269128
eISBN:
9780190632809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book looks at change in party fortunes in presidential elections since 1972, documenting the magnitude, direction, and consequences of changes in party support in the states. It finds that the ... More

Ambiguity and DeterrenceBritish Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

John Baylis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book emphasizes the role of competing strategic beliefs in the formulation of British nuclear strategies between 1945 and 1964. Based on recently released documents, the British approach to ... More

Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Aoileann Ní Mhurchú

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692774
eISBN:
9781474406499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Citizenship is widely understood in binary statist terms: inclusion/exclusion, past/present, particularism/universalism, with the emphasis on how globalisation brings such binaries into sharp focus ... More

Ambition in AmericaPolitical Power and the Collapse of Citizenship

Ambition in America: Political Power and the Collapse of Citizenship

Jeffrey A. Becker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145044
eISBN:
9780813145259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145044.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This is a book about the necessity of political ambition for the success of American democracy. Democracies face an enduring problem encouraging, harnessing, and inevitably restraining the passions ... More

America's War on TerrorThe State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

America's War on Terror: The State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

Jason Ralph

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652358
eISBN:
9780191745515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following 9/11 the United States faced a situation of exceptional insecurity. In that period the Bush administration argued that certain international norms did not apply to US conduct. Its argument ... More

America’s Overseas GarrisonsThe Leasehold Empire

America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Christopher T. Sandars

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyses the political and social problems that arise when American forces are stationed in other countries. The United States, although critical of the British Empire during World War II, ... More

American Allies in Times of WarThe Great Asymmetry

American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Stéfanie von Hlatky

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on military cooperation between the United States and its allies in times of war and asks: why are allies so unpredictable? It shows that alliance demands related to military ... More

American BiodefenseHow Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security

American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security

Frank L. III Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452710
eISBN:
9780801455162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452710.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Biological weapons have threatened U.S. national security since at least World War II. Historically, however, the U.S. military has neglected research, development, acquisition, and doctrine for ... More

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