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The Deaths of OthersThe Fate of Civilians in America's Wars

The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America's Wars

John Tirman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195381214
eISBN:
9780190252373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195381214.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Americans are greatly concerned about the number of our troops killed in battle—100,000 dead in World War I; 300,000 in World War II; 33,000 in the Korean War; 58,000 in Vietnam; 4,500 in Iraq; over ... More

The Delegated Welfare StateMedicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book explores the delegation of authority over American social programs to private actors. In the development of the American welfare state, policy-makers have often avoided direct governmental ... More

Delivering the People's MessageThe Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate

Delivering the People's Message: The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate

Julia R. Azari

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452246
eISBN:
9780801470264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452246.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Presidents have long invoked electoral mandates to justify the use of executive power. This book draws on an original dataset of more than 1,500 presidential communications, as well as primary ... More

Democracy against Domination

Democracy against Domination

K. Sabeel Rahman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190468538
eISBN:
9780190626419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468538.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The modern economy poses a challenge to democratic ideals. Market forces and corporate power undermine the prospects for economic well-being, while seeming to exist beyond the capacities of ordinary ... More

Democracy at RiskHow Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Democracy at Risk: How Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Jennifer L. Merolla and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520544
eISBN:
9780226520568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How do threats of terrorism affect the opinions of citizens? Speculation abounds, but until now no one had marshaled hard evidence to explain the complexities of this relationship. Drawing on data ... More

Democracy for HireA History of American Political Consulting

Democracy for Hire: A History of American Political Consulting

Dennis W. Johnson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272692
eISBN:
9780190272722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272692.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This is a comprehensive history of the role of American political consultants in presidential elections, state and local campaigns, ballot issues and advocacy campaigns, and international elections. ... More

Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Albert Dzur, Ian Loader, and Richard Sparks (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190243098
eISBN:
9780190243104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243098.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The United States leads the world in incarceration and United Kingdom jurisdictions are persistently among the European countries with the highest per capita rates of imprisonment. Yet despite its ... More

Democratizing InequalitiesDilemmas of the New Public Participation

Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Caroline W. Lee, Michael McQuarrie, and Edward T. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Opportunities to “have your say,” “get involved,” and “join the conversation” are everywhere in public life. From crowdsourcing and town hall meetings to government experiments with social media, ... More

Desis DividedThe Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Sangay K. Mishra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The book is an analysis of political inclusion and mobilization of South Asian immigrants- focused primarily on Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi communities- in the United States. It situates their ... More

Digital CitiesThe Internet and the Geography of Opportunity

Digital Cities: The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity

Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert, and William Franko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812936
eISBN:
9780199979769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

In an age when the United Nations has declared access to the Internet a human right, and universal access to high-speed broadband is a national goal, urban areas have been largely ignored by federal ... More

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