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Al-Qaeda 2.0A Critical Reader

Al-Qaeda 2.0: A Critical Reader

Donald Holbrook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190856441
eISBN:
9780190942939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

On 16 June 2011, three days before his sixtieth birthday, Ayman al-Zawahiri was declared the new leader of Al-Qaeda, replacing the fallen Osama bin Laden. The veteran Egyptian jihadist had little of ... More

Art AttacksViolence and Offence-Taking in India

Art Attacks: Violence and Offence-Taking in India

Malvika Maheshwari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199488841
eISBN:
9780199093793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488841.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Since the end of the 1980s in India, self-styled representatives of a variety of ascriptive groups (religious, caste, regional, and linguistic among others) have come to routinely damage artwork, ... More

Being and Motion

Being and Motion

Thomas Nail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190908904
eISBN:
9780190908942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908904.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Being and Motion offers an original philosophical ontology of movement. The history of philosophy has systematically explained movement as derived from something else that does not move: space, ... More

Beyond GreenwashExplaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Hamish van der Ven

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Modern consumers are confronted by a growing array of colorful eco-labels on everything from coffee to computers. Yet, not all of these eco-labels are trustworthy. Despite the existence of ... More

Beyond Sunni and ShiaThe Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

Beyond Sunni and Shia: The Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

Frederic Wehrey (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876050
eISBN:
9780190942953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876050.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This collection seeks to advance our understanding of intra-Islamic identity conflict during a period of upheaval in the Middle East. Instead of treating distinctions between and within Sunni and ... More

The Boko Haram ReaderFrom Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State

The Boko Haram Reader: From Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State

Abdulbasit Kassim and Michael Nwankpa (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190908300
eISBN:
9780190943189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908300.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Since it erupted onto the world stage in 2009, people have asked, what is Boko Haram, and what does it stand for? Is there a coherent vision or set of beliefs behind it? Despite the growing ... More

Borderland BattlesViolence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War

Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War

Annette Idler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190849146
eISBN:
9780190909550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849146.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Borderlands are like a magnifying glass on some of the world’s most entrenched security challenges. In unstable regions, border areas attract violent non-state groups, ranging from rebels and ... More

Break all the BordersSeparatism and the Reshaping of the Middle East

Break all the Borders: Separatism and the Reshaping of the Middle East

Ariel I. Ahram

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190917371
eISBN:
9780190917418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917371.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Since 2011, civil wars and state failure have beset the Arab world, underlying the perceived misalignment between national borders and identity in the region. This book is about the separatist ... More

The British tradition of minority government

The British tradition of minority government

Timothy Noël Peacock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526123268
eISBN:
9781526138903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conservative plans for a coalition government, a snap General Election, Prime Ministers considering whether to resign after an electoral or referendum defeat, and the contemplation of both Labour and ... More

Brokering Peace in Nuclear EnvironmentsU.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Moeed Yusuf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is the first to theorize third party mediation in crises between regional nuclear powers. Its relevance flows from two of the most significant international developments since the end of ... More

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